The Madison County Sheriff’s Department is getting a boost from Hoosier Park Racing & Casino in the efforts to raise the funds to purchase a new K-9 unit. Hoosier Park has announced that it is providing $5,000 in matching funds for the next $5,000 raised by the department. The funds are being raised for a […]
A sex offender who failed to register is in jail. 30-year-old Brion Sharp was picked up last week. He was convicted of sexual misconduct with a minor 11 years ago. He had warrants out for failure to pay child support and remains in jail without bond in Delaware County.
A jury has been seated for the trial of accused Richmond Hill Explosion conspirator Bob Leonard. Jury selection began Tuesday morning with a pool of 400 potential jurors drawn from Allen County residents. With a full jury seated, opening statements are scheduled to begin later today.
A Pendleton man has died from injuries suffered in an accident near Indiana 13 and 38. Police say 36-year-old Daniel Rooney of Pendleton was driving south on Ind. 13 when his vehicle veered into the path of an oncoming semi. Rooney was pronounced dead at the scene.
A Muncie man who pleaded guilty to burglary and strangulation in December for breaking in to his girlfriend’s apartment and attacking her has been sentenced. 36-year-old Tyjuan McCraney received a 30-month sentence, with the first year on home detention and then 18 months’ probation. The man has previous convictions for attempted robbery and drug possession.
A three-story indoor golf complex is slated to open in Fishers next year. The Topgolf Company plans to build its first Indiana location on 116th Street near Cumberland Road. Construction could begin later this year with plans to open in the spring of 2017. The Fishers complex would create 450 full and part-time jobs.
The site of the former Budget Inn on MLK Jr. Blvd. is the topic of discussion for Muncie officials. The city is refusing to release $22,000 in funds provided by the former land owners for clean up because they say the job is not done. The lot is cleared but concrete pads remain, and the […]
Madison County officials have set a second bid date for a new minimum security facility in Anderson. Contracts were not awarded the first time because all of the bids surpassed the estimated 1.6 million dollar cost. Madison County Commissioners will advertise for a second time with the new bid date set for March 1.
Police arrested a Muncie man for hitting his wife after a witness recorded the attack on her cell phone. 35-year-old Jason Carter was arrested for domestic battery. He has a previous battery conviction and two DUI’s.
Reminder: Police/Fire/EMT/EMA will be conducting training exercises at Tipton Community Schools this Saturday, from 8 am to Noon. Please be aware if you are in or around the buildings. Do not be alarmed if you see emergency vehicles in the schools’ parking lots.