Muncie Haunted Housed Ordered To Close

A haunted house attraction in Muncie – which raises money for charities – has been shut down. Organ Trail in the 2900 block of South Hoyt Avenue was ordered to close after a judge granted a temporary restraining order, which will apparently keep the attraction closed through Halloween. The judge says the operators are in […]

Check This Website Before Halloween

Many of us are probably putting the finishing touches on Halloween costumes ahead of the big day next week. But police also want to make sure you check the sex offender website so you know which homes to avoid. The website – sheriff alerts dot com – is very easy to use—just enter your address […]

Body Identified; Suspect In Custody

The Madison County Sheriff’s Department has arrested a man in connection with a body found in a wooded area Sunday afternoon. James “Brady” Helms, has been taken into custody and is being held on a $5,000 bond. The victim has been identified as 35-year-old Billy Emberton. Investigators say they believe Emberton died at a home […]

Robbed At Gunpoint; Muncie Man In Custody

He says the man stepped out into the middle of the road and waved him down. When he stopped he was staring down the barrel of a handgun. That’s what happened near 10th Street and Port Avenue in Muncie. 31-year-old Robert James McIntyre, of the 2100 block of South Mulberry Street, has been arrested on […]

Jared’s Ex-Wife Sues Subway

The ex-wife of Jared Fogle says Subway knew about the former pitchman’s sexual interests but continued promoting him as their spokesman. She’s suing for damages. The lawsuit filed Monday says Subway asked Fogle about the allegations in two reports, and but admitted the complaint in the third report was “not properly escalated or acted upon.”

Attack Leaves Man With Serious Facial Injuries

An attack outside a southside Muncie supermarket left one man with serious injuries. Police say two men had words inside the Marsh on Hoyt Avenue. The incident spilled outside where one punched the other in the face, knocking him out cold. The victim suffered a brain bleed, sinus fracture and a “left facial hematoma” in […]

Indy Woman Victim Of Serial Killer Truck Driver

The human remains found in Kentucky in 2011 have been identified as a missing Indianapolis woman. Carma Purpura was believed to be the victim of serial killer truck driver, Bruce Mendenhall, who was charged with her death, along with several others after the blood of at least 10 people was found in the cab of […]

Buddhist Temple Opens In Anderson

They came from as far as Chicago, Ohio and California to see the opening of the ninth Buddhist temple in Indiana.  The Pho Minh Temple has opened at 4100 Main Street in Anderson, at the site of the former Emmanuel United Methodist Church. City and state dignitaries were on hand to watch the opening festivities.

Blackford Schools Accepts 19 Million Dollar Budget

Members of the Blackford County School Board have approved the school system’s proposed 2017 budget. The corporation’s proposed total budget of $19 million dollars will now be submitted to the state for consideration. The approved 2017 budget and tax rate for the school system will not be known until closer to the end of the […]

Paving Continues On East 29th Street

A head’s up on east 29th Street in Muncie as work continues on the busy thoroughfare. Crews are resurfacing 29th Street from the Muncie bypass to Macedonia Avenue and Macedonia between the bypass and 29th Street. Look for lane closures and flaggers during daylight hours for about a month. The nearly half-a-million-dollar project is expected […]