Howell Facing 9 Years In Cali Prison

James Howell, of southern Indiana, has pleaded not guilty to three felonies and a misdemeanor in California. He was arrested there Sunday on the way to a gay pride parade, with three rifles, large-capacity magazines, a box of chemicals mixed with gasoline, a taser, a black hood and a security badge. Howell could face nine […]

Mission Has New Director

The Grant County Rescue Mission has a new executive director who hopes to bring transparency to the nonprofit organization. Ray Raines has taken over as interim director for the Mission and he’s already been busy bringing the Mission’s buildings up to code and trying to regain the trust of the community.

Roof Collapse Damages School Bus

A half-dozen employees were inside, but no one was hurt when the roof of the Anderson Transit System school bus garage partially collapsed. One bus was badly damaged while the rest of the fleet was safely driven out of the building at 1500 West Second Street. The company has been moving its operations to another […]

DUI Arrest On City’s East Side

Police arrested a 40-year-old father after he was allegedly drunk and crashed with two children in his car on the city’s east side. James Mitchell rear ended a vehicle at Jackson St and Bunch Blvd. He failed a breathalyzer blowing a .21 and told police the glass pipe in his pocket wasn’t his because they […]

Boy Dies At Indiana Beach

A Mishawaka family’s trip to Indiana Beach turned tragic Tuesday morning when a tree branch crashed onto the family’s tent, fatally injuring a 10-year-old boy. He was not breathing when first-responders arrived. He was rushed to a Monticello hospital, where doctors pronounced him dead.

Italian Company Granted 5 Year Option

The Anderson Redevelopment Commission has approved a five-year option for Italian company Italpollina to purchase additional property for future expansion. Italpollina is planning to start production in 2017 of a soybean-based fertilizer in Anderson. The option to purchase is on an additional 10 acres to the west of the facility currently under construction.

Muncie “Catman” Update

More on the story about the Muncie man living in a southside mobile home with at least 50 cats. Neighbors called to complain about the smell and when the Muncie Animal Shelter investigated, they found the trailer was full of feces and trash. Investigators say he was possibly an overwhelmed rescuer, though he could face […]

Portland Man Guilty Of Molestation

A Portland man has been found guilty of one count of child molesting. Anthony Orr is facing a 10 year prison term when sentenced. The former Hartford City man was found not guilty of nine other counts. He’ll be sentenced on the one count on July 12th and remains in Blackford County jail.

Winchester Women Facing Meth Charges

Two Winchester women are facing drug charges after a police search of their apartment. 35-year-old Jamie Esses and 34-year-old Rebecca Younger are facing meth making and other charges. Child Protective Services was also involved, though no further information was released.