Murder Trial Continues Today

Testimony continues today in the murder trial of Juan Hernandez. He’s the man accused in the 2015 stabbing death of a Muncie man in a Daleville truck terminal. During opening statements Monday, the prosecutor and the defense argued over the events leading up to the stabbing in which the victim, Mark Hittson, received 23 wounds. […]

Chicago Man Remains Behind Bars

A 26-year-old man from Chicago remains in the Grant County jail this morning. Deangelo Evans is accused of driving the vehicle that struck four Manchester University students along I-69 early Sunday; killing three. He is charged with three counts of operating while intoxicated causing death, one count of operating resulting in serious bodily injury, and […]

Muncie Man Facing Four Years In Prison

A Muncie man is facing a four-year prison term after admitting his role in the death of a local woman. Antowyn Tavares Warren is accused of helping Terry Rutledge move the remains of Tonia Ingram after Rutledge strangled the 40-year-old Muncie woman in the North Hackley Street home of Regina Nicole Miller in December of […]

Elwood Man To Plead Guilty To Counterfeiting

An Elwood man suspected of counterfeiting is expected to plead guilty on March 14. The Herald Bulletin reports that Christopher R. Garner is being held in the Madison County Jail on charges of felony counterfeiting and theft, as well as probation violation after spreading the fake cash in Elwood and Alexandria.

Muncie Woman Handed Four Year Sentence

A Muncie woman has been handed a four-year prison sentence in the overdose death of her mother. Amanda Pratt had pleaded guilty in December to reckless homicide after she injected 54-year-old Penny Kerr with a prescription pain-killer, shortly before she died. The woman’s family says Kerr had become addicted to street drugs to cope with […]

Pendleton To Build Roundabout; Footbridge

Big things are happening in Pendleton. The town is building a roundabout on Indiana 38 at Exit 219 to ease traffic congestion at the Interstate 69 exit. The plan also calls for the construction of a pedestrian bridge over I-69 reaching to the west side of town that includes a new housing addition and a […]

Housing Authority Gets Helping Hand

The Anderson Housing Authority has received more than 160-thousand dollars in funding from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Administration. The director of the authority says the money will be used for repairs & maintenance. 60 of the authority’s 134 properties are at the Westvale Manor, which needs roof repairs.

Blackford Food Tailgate Friday

Second Harvest will provide food for families in need at an additional tailgate in Blackford County from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday at the Community Nazarene Church on Standard Oil Blvd in Montpelier. This tailgate is for all Blackford County residents. The distribution is while supplies last, and there is a three family limit […]

Fogle Asks For Sentence Reduction

Former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle has asked the court to shorten his 15-year prison sentence. His attorney says the judge abused her authority when she gave Fogle a prison sentence that is three years longer than the prosecutors agreed to. They’re asking the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago to throw out the prison […]

Kalamazoo Killer Spent Youth In Indiana

He is accused of killing six people at random in Kalamazoo, but he spent part of his youth in Indiana. Jason Dalton is charged with six apparently random murders that occurred within a seven-hour period Saturday night. He is 45 years old, and in the 1980’s, Dalton lived in Hancock County. An official with Eastern […]