High Speed Chase Suspect Remains In Jail

A 21-year-old woman accused of leading police on a high speed chase and the subject of an overnight manhunt remains in Henry County jail. Tori Hostetler of Monrovia was a passenger in a stolen car that was pulled over near Pendleton. She was handcuffed, but apparently was able to slip the cuffs and steal a […]

Brothers May Be Heading Into Transition Program

Two brothers – sentenced to 55 years in prison for a 1996 murder – appear to be heading into a Community Transition Program. Madison County Prosecutor Rodney Cummings and the attorney for Dennis and Raymond Johnson presented the plan to the judge Monday. The proposed program calls for the brothers to serve out the remaining […]

Muncie Man Takes Plea Deal

A Muncie man has taken a plea deal with prosecutors and pleads guilty to shooting another man last summer on East Adams Street. 27-year-old Brandon Slay pleaded guilty to aggravated battery. The terms of the deal have not been announced, and the judge will decide if the deal is accepted. Sentencing is set for Feb […]

Bring ‘Em in, Warm ‘Em Up…Or Pay Up

The Muncie Animal Shelter wants the city to change the animal care ordinance to force dog owners to shelter their pets when temps go to 20 degrees or below. Director Phil Peckinpaugh is expected to ask Muncie City Council to allow them to enforce and fine owners $100 for non-compliance. He told the Star Press […]

Robotic Competition Coming To A.U.

Anderson University will welcome talented robotics teams of middle and high school students from across Indiana for a VEX Robotics Competition on Jan. 30. The event will be conducted in the Kardatzke Wellness Center. Winners will advance to the Indiana VEX State Championship in Indianapolis on March 6.

First Snow; Now Ice & Flooding

The massive winter storm that clobbered the East Coast is heading out to the Atlantic, but they’re not out of the woods just yet. Sun and rising temperatures Sunday helped in cleanup efforts, but now they’re worried about ice and flooding. So just how much snow did Indiana get from the big storm? The very […]

Stolen Police Vehicle Involved In Three-County Chase

She was wanted on a felony warrant for resisting law enforcement and on a probation violation for a drug charge. And she wasn’t going quietly. 21-year-old Tori Hostetler of Monrovia was one of the passengers in a stolen vehicle that Hamilton County Sheriff’s Deputies pulled over at the Pendleton McDonalds. Hostetler was handcuffed and placed […]

Initial Hearing For Muncie Man Today

An initial hearing is expected to be held today on new charges for a Muncie man. 25-year-old Dustin Michael Ewry is now facing 14 criminal charges including domestic battery, theft and interference with the reporting of a crime. The Muncie man – held in the Delaware County jail under a $20,000 bond – was convicted […]

Another Round Of Phone Scams

Madison County Sheriff Scott Mellinger is alerting you to another round of phone scams. The con artists will call and tell you that you missed jury duty and then request an electronic payment of a supposed court-ordered fine. Mellinger warns – There’s not a law enforcement agency that will call you at your home and […]

Top Dem Drops Out Of 5th District Race

The expected front-runner for the Democratic nomination in the 5th Congressional District has suspended his campaign. The Herald Bulletin reports that Shawn Denney, of Indianapolis, says after discussions with family and friends he decided to focus his efforts at the local level and suspended the campaign. Denney captured the party nomination in a three-person contested […]