5 Years & 300K

A former Carmel investor gets almost five years in prison after he was convicted on multiple counts of fraud and money laundering. Federal prosecutors say 41-year-old Jaime Lopez was living a “lavish lifestyle” with money he stole from the retirement accounts of clients. He has been ordered to make restitution of about 300-thousand dollars.

Sheriff’s Kid’s Camp Coming

It’s the first ever ‘Sheriff’s Kids Camp’  Applications for kids 12 to 15 years old are online at DelawareCountySheriff.org and must be turned in to the Sheriff’s Department on West Washington Street. The four day camp will be based at the Muncie Fieldhouse and will start each day at 8 am. They have trips planned […]

New Donut Shop To Open

New business coming to Muncie. After 50 years in Henry County, Jack’s Donuts is opening a location on Memorial Day weekend along West White River Blvd. The new location is a franchise. The original opened in New Castle in 1961. The family-owned store has franchises in Fishers and Greenfield and is looking for at least […]

Shoe Store Mgr Charged With False Informing

A Muncie Mall shoe store manager is charged with false informing about being robbed of the store’s $903 deposit. 27-year-old Matthew Lunsford allegedly confessed to setting up a fake robbery and splitting the money with an accomplice. He also is accused of stealing a $5000 ring from his mother’s home and pawning it for just […]

Leaving MadCo Health Department

The spokeswoman for the Madison County Health Department is leaving to work at Harrison College. Kellie J. Kelley will become dean of academic affairs, leading the staff and development of the faculty. She’s been with the Health Department for over 20 years.

New Cafeteria Company Gets Student’s Nod

Just as schools are winding down their academic year, there’s good news from the Delaware County Health Department. All Muncie Community Schools’ cafeterias passed their reviews after a national company took over. While inspectors didn’t find notable improvements in the operation, which means the schools did a good job before; the students did say the […]

Ballbat Beatdown Results In Arrest

Muncie police say a fight with a baseball bat over a stolen iPad ended in charges of aggravated battery and criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon. Robbie Hyatt is charged after his arrest. He’s in Delaware County Jail with a $10,000 bond. According to the Star Press, he has two previous convictions for criminal recklessness.

Mom Charged In Pizza Joint Heroin Deal

A Muncie mom charged with buying heroin while her six-year-old son was with her admitted to the deal outside of a south side pizza restaurant. 28-year-old Jennifer Ailes pleaded guilty to dealing in a narcotic drug. She was arrested after making the purchase with an undercover sheriff’s deputy. Sentencing is June 15th.

Bridge Work Over I-69 Continues

They’re working overnight and that will affect I-69 traffic. Look for overnight lane closures and rolling slowdowns approaching mile marker 224 to set beams for the new Madison Avenue Bridge. The new bridge is expected to open before Labor Day.