Brooks Being Held On $22,500 Bond

A follow up to the story from yesterday, where a 65-year-old Muncie woman allegedly attacked another woman whom she lived with for 30 years: Betty Jean Brooks was arrested when she was released from the hospital for injuries she received during the fight. Brooks is being held in the Delaware County jail on a $22,500 […]

Anderson Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Murder

The Anderson woman charged with murder in the death of a 12-year-old girl pleaded not guilty Thursday. 45-year-old Denell J. Roberts had been guardian of the girl for seven years when she reported the child was run over by a lawnmower on Oct. 27. The girl was removed from life support on Nov. 18. The […]

Muncie Murder Trial Starts Monday

In Muncie, a murder trial is set to begin Monday in Delaware Circuit Court for Juan Hernandez, accused of killing a Muncie man last January in Daleville. Hernandez is facing murder and assault charges in the stabbing death of Mark Hittson. The victim was stabbed over 20 times at a truck terminal in a romantic […]

Nine Arrested On Drug Charges

A large drug raid has put nine people in jail facing charges in Henry County. Shawn and Mary Ellen Moore are charged with dealing a look-alike substance and possession, among others. Seven others were arrested and charged with visiting a common nuisance.

Brooks To Concentrate On Campaign

Cross one name off of Ivy Tech’s presidential candidate list. Congresswoman Susan Brooks had been mentioned as a possible candidate for the position, but says she will not seek the community college job, and is instead focused on her re-election campaign – the primary is May 3.

OWI With A Kid In The Car

Don’t ever drive drunk, especially if you’ve got a kid in the car with you. That was the case in New Castle, where police arrested a man for driving drunk after he crashed his Jeep into a car. He wasn’t hurt, but an 11-year-old girl riding with him was, though not badly. Now the driver […]

Elwood To Build Radio Tower

The city of Elwood is paying 30-thousand dollars for the construction of a 180-foot radio tower for Madison County’s new dispatch system. The county is already constructing three radio towers and will utilize the Alexandria water tower for a fifth location. Elwood Mayor Todd Jones says the decision to build a separate tower was to […]

A New Location For Old National

The former home of Chase Bank in Muncie is expected to become the new main Muncie office for Old National Bank. The financial institution has announced they are planning to combine two downtown offices into the three-story building on South Walnut by the end of this year. The bank president says all of their services […]

“Bomb” Scare At BSU

Dropping off a suspicious looking package at the Ball State student center yesterday afternoon got student Jackson Hiatt arrested. An emergency notification alert was sent to the Ball State community, the student center was evacuated, and the all-clear was given about an hour later. The package did not end up being anything dangerous and that […]