Muncie Man Charged With Rape

A Muncie man is accused of sexually assaulting a woman he knows in her home. 27 year old Richard of the 1900 block of East 16th Street, is charged with rape. The Star Press reports the woman told Sherell he could watch a movie at her home early on March 15th, and says she did […]

Ball Brothers Foundation Steps Up Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Over the course of the past two weeks, Ball Brothers Foundation has awarded more than $100,000 to organizations on the front lines of fighting COVID-19 in Muncie and Delaware County. Funding is focused on meeting the needs of healthcare providers and emergency responders, including hospital employees, ambulance services, health clinics and law enforcement officers.

New COVID-19 Numbers For Indiana

The death toll in Indiana from COVID-19 is now 49 after fourteen new deaths were reported in the past day. The total number of cases in the state is more than 2,000 now. Indiana’s number of confirmed cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, grew by 374, to 2,159, following corrections to the […]

More Coronavirus Cases In Madison County

Another 11 residents of Madison County have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. The Madison County Health Department says that brings the total number of people infected with COVID-19 in Madison County to 29. The county’s numbers have increased by 25 since last Friday. Among the latest cases is a boy under 10. Seven women […]

More Coronavirus Cases In Delaware County

Coronavirus cases are rising as more testing gets done for COVID-19. The Delaware County Health Department said three more people have tested positive: a male over age 20, a male over age 70, and a female over age 50. Monday’s new numbers bring the total number of positive cases in Delaware County to 16.

Three More COVID-19 Fatalities In Indiana

Coronavirus related illnesses have claimed three more lives in Indiana. State health officials say the death toll now stands at 35. Indiana’s number of confirmed cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, grew by 273 to 1,786, the Indiana State Department of Health said. The state now has nearly seven times the number […]

BSU Board Approves Paid Leave Plan

One less thing for Ball State Unversity employees to worry about; whether or not they’ll be left without pay in the coronavirus landscape. The Star Press reports the university’s board of trustees approved a paid leave plan on Friday to help any jobholders unable to work due to a coronavirus-related reason.

Deal Struck In Grigsby Case

A deal struck in the case of former Muncie Sanitary District administrator Nikki Grigsby. She will plead guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and have 16 other counts against her dismissed. She had been accused of accepting cash and kickbacks in exchange for sanitary district contracts.