Muncie Man Arrested In Richmond Burglaries

In Richmond, a man was arrested after attempting to break-in to a nearby store. 47-year-old Thomas Pinkston of Muncie was charged with a total of eight felonies for burglarizing two businesses and attempting to burglarize a third, as well as resisting law enforcement. Pinkston was taken into the Wayne County Jail and is being held […]

Muncie Woman Sentenced In Belt Beating

A Muncie woman who beat her boyfriend’s daughter with a belt two years ago has been placed on probation. 39-year-old Elgenia Bennett pleaded guilty last October to bodily injury to a person under the age of 14. She could’ve spent 18 months in prison. She’s taking parenting classes and sought counseling for herself and the […]

Zoeller Supports Fed Funding For Opioid Fight

Morphine, oxy, heroin- They’re called opioids and if you know somebody who’s addicted, you know it’s rough stuff. That’s why Indiana’s Atty. Gen. Greg Zoeller was in DC last week to meet with Office of National Drug Control Policy Director Michael Botticelli. The feds are looking at offering over a billion dollars to help battle […]

Brain Health Center To Open

A $500 million global brain health center will be the anchor of a new land development plan on the grounds near the former Indianapolis International Airport terminal site. The Indianapolis Airport Authority says Athletes Business Network will build a sports/mixed-use campus and brain health center that it says could ultimately create more than 3,000 jobs.

Carrier Denies Taking Fed Stimulus Money

After announcing a move to Mexico, Carrier says it did not take the $5 million in tax credits offered as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The company was offered the stimulus money to expand production at the Indianapolis facility. The company says it will evaluate other tax credits, incentives and grants and […]

Ruth’s Chris Coming To Fort Wayne

A popular restaurant will anchor the first floor of the $40 million Skyline Tower in Fort Wayne. Ruth’s Chris Steak House is scheduled to open in the mixed-use development in the fall of 2017. The location will be the fourth for Ruth’s Chris in the state. The chain has two restaurants in Indianapolis and one […]

Lanane Says He’ll Try Again in 2017

Senator Tim Lanane says he will attempt to add civil rights protection for the LGBT community in 2017. The Indiana Senate failed to vote on the legislation and Democrats are attempting to amend the language this week into legislation being considered by the House. Lanane says most of the drama of the 2016 legislative session […]

Commissioners Question If Transfer Is Legal

The Madison County Commissioners are questioning a decision to transfer $700,000 by the county council to fund an additional paycheck for employees. The Herald Bulletin reports that, without the knowledge of the commissioners, the Madison County Council voted unanimously to transfer the money. The county attorney says he is researching the council’s ability to make […]