Ball State street speed limits to go down

Speed limits are being lowered on some streets that pass through Ball State’s campus. Strees like McKinley Avenue, whose speed limit was 30, will go down to 20 miles per hour. City officials say with the number of pedestrians and auto traffic, the reduction is needed. The changes are planned for 8 strees, including McKinley, […]

MCS superintendent takes heat for not delaying Wednesday classes

Muncie Community Schools is getting heat from parents who wanted schools to be delayed Wednesday morning because of the weather. The Superintendent explained why he didn’t delay like other area schools. He said outlying schools were delayed because of road conditions, not temperature. And because the temperature wouldn’t be warmer with a delay, he decided […]

WB I-70 closed in Wayne Co. due to pileup

I-70 is closed near Centerville Road at the 147 mile marker, and is expected to stay closed while a more than 20-vehicle pileup is cleared. The westbound lanes of the interstate are affected. According to Wayne County Sheriff Jeff Cappa, two people were trapped in their vehicles, and three people were hurt, but not seriously. […]

Anderson woman arrested for welfare fraud

Sheriff’s deputies arrested Chanette Carmichael of Anderson on suspicion of welfare fraud. Investigators determined she was receiving Supplemental Social Security Income benefits for her son who lived with his father. She’s facing perjury, theft and welfare fraud for taking over $18,000 in SSI benefits.

More info on suspected Anderson bank robber

Police have released a surveillance photo showing the man whom they believe robbed the PNC bank in Anderson last Thursday. He’s a black male, about 5’6″ tall, with a mustache and goatee, wearing jeans, a red hoodie and a black jacket over that. He was wearing a distinctive lime green striped hat with a fuzzy […]

Yorktown man remains in jail over domestic dispute

An update on a domestic case involving a Yorktown man charged with twice attacking his ex-wife. Police say the man, 55-old-old Bruce Edward Clark violated a protective order and contacted his ex-wife. The text message appears to police to be an attempted bribe for a prosecution witness in a pending criminal case. He’s being held […]

Muncie man faces years in prison over fake heroin

The man who sold Muncie police fake heroin for $130 remains in jail. John Swafford, Jr. reportedly told the Sheriff’s department that he ‘sells drugs only when he needs the money” and admitted the heroin was “possibly fake.” He’s charged with a Level 5 felony dealing in a lookalike substance, which could land him in […]