Bridge Re-Opens After 15 Years

After being closed for 15 years, the bridge over Killbuck Creek along County Road 450 North is open again. Madison County built a steel bridge over the creek in 1910 as a one-lane road. It was closed to traffic in 2001 amid safety concerns. After securing $1.4 million in federal funds, the county decided to […]

Muncie Man Could Spend Decades Behind Bars

In New Castle, a Muncie man is facing molestation charges for allegedly abusing a child under the age of 13. 58-year-old William Culler was arrested by Henry County and facing 8 charges that if convicted could put him in prison for decades. He’s in jail with a high bond and is scheduled to go to […]

Police Body Cam Law Goes In Effect Today

Your right to view ‘police body cam footage’ is part of a new state law that goes into effect today. The law means everyone can look at police body cam footage unless it would hurt an investigation, would not serve the public interest, or interfere with a trial. Law enforcement could also blur the video […]

Fire Marshal Warns About Fireworks

A quick reminder about fireworks: The State Fire Marshal’s office reminds you that if your fireworks damage someone else’s property, you could face a $5,000 fine, a year in jail, and restitution may be required. Be careful with those firecrackers: More than half of reported injuries this time of year involve malfunctioning or mishandled fireworks. […]

July 4th Holiday Closings

Today is Friday and a reminder about closings for the 4th of July holiday on Monday. Federal and state offices will be closed, Muncie and Anderson city offices will be closed, along with Winchester, New Castle, Portland and Hartford City – all county courts and offices, too. Banks, the BMV and the post office will […]

Homicide On Fleetwood Drive

Muncie Police are investigating a homicide after a woman was fatally shot earlier this morning. The woman was found dead inside her home in the 3600 block of Fleetwood Drive in a neighborhood just north of State Road 67. Two people are in custody in connection with the case. Police say it is still an […]

6th Time May Be The Charm For Farmland Woman

A Farmland woman has been arrested for the 6th time for drunk driving after having lost her driver’s license for life. 38-year-old Leona Helton was taken to jail by Randolph County deputies after a 911 caller reported her weaving on County Road 100-West at Indiana 28. Her blood alcohol level was reported at .232, three […]

Brevini Wind To Cease Operations

Brevini Wind Division announcing its ceasing operations in Delaware County at the end of August. About 20 employees will lose their jobs in machining, CNC operations and quality control. The company says the Power Transmission unit will continue, and the company will honor its obligations to the county and repay money for failing to create […]

Woman Sues Progress Rail

A Madison County woman has filed a federal lawsuit in Indianapolis claiming her employer sexually harassed her and fired her to end her complaints. Rachel Fountain alleges that she was passed over for promotions at Progress Rail because she is a woman. Her civil rights complaint – filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern […]

FBI Investigation In Muncie Continues

The investigation into Muncie city government concerning the city building commissioner and his own private construction company continues, with The Star Press revealing that Craig Nichols private company won a city contract and then inspected and signed off on the work himself. No one will officially comment on the investigation that continues.