A Kokomo man took his own life after police say tied up his stepdaughter and made her watch as he stabbed her mother. Police responded to the couple’s home after receiving the 911 call. When they arrived, they found 39-year-old Mark Campbell dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. They also found his 33-year-old wife […]
A Muncie man who exchanged gunfire with two Delaware County sheriff’s deputies has been charged with two counts of attempted murder. The May 27 shootout between the deputies and Gregory Grider Jr. happened in the 7900 block of East Gloucester Road. Neither of the law enforcement officers was hit by gunfire. Grider was hospitalized for […]
A Muncie man has been arrested for beating his girlfriend just two days before he is scheduled to go on trial for attacking his brother with a sledgehammer. Police say Steven Adkins was arrested and charged after a fight in his home. He’s being held in jail with a $15,000 bond. His trial for battery, […]
A Randolph County teen is facing felony drug charges after an apparent deal went wrong in a local park. 18-year-old Dillon Williams is charged with robbery and confinement with a deadly weapon. The alleged victim said Williams tried to steal the drugs he was going to sell him. Williams is in jail in Randolph County […]
The Anderson Board of Public Works has awarded a contract for the purchase of equipment that will clear clogged valves for the city’s Water Department. The Herald Bulletin reports that the machine will vacuum out clogged valve boxes and then has the capability to test to make sure the valve is in good working order. […]
The Alexandria town council is considering raising the cost of water and sewer rates for customers. The increases will be discussed at a hearing at the council meeting on August 1st at the Emery Lee Building in Beulah Park. The increase is being considered because maintenance costs have increased and the council wants to be […]
The state health department says they expect to see more people contract West Nile virus. So far, there has been one person with a confirmed case of West Nile and that is in Marion County. But, mosquitoes with West Nile have been found in Benton, Hamilton, Jennings and Marion counties. You can protect yourself by […]
A local couple has won a regional Emmy Award for their TV show Cook & Belle’s Playhouse. The show’s producer, Ben Yonker, accepted the award at a Sandusky awards ceremony. The program was produced by a group of Ball State students through a grant from the University. That grant has run out, and the […]
The Republican National Convention in Cleveland officially began Monday and continues today. Speakers tonight will include Dana White of the UFC, Pro Golfer Natalie Gulbis and the children of the candidate – Tiffany and Donald Trump Jr.
Ball State has settled a lawsuit claiming use of excessive force. A local bar patron was arrested for disorderly conduct and public intox three years ago outside a Dill Street bar. The University settled the case for $10,000 saying they believed they would prevail but the costs to go to federal court are significant.