Legionnaires’ bacteria found at IU Health BMH

Legionnaires’ diseases surfaced at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital last week. The bacteria was found in the water is being tested, the results expected within two weeks. The hospital shut down the water system yesterday for eight hours and treated the water and implemented other precautions. Two years ago, two patients died who tested positive […]

Hearing set for Monday in family beating

Hearings are set for Monday in the case of a man held and beaten in a basement by two men. One of them he’s related to by marriage. The suspects are Joseph Davis and Jason Thompson, charged in Henry Circuit Court with criminal confinement, intimidation and battery. The victim says they took him to a […]

Family calls for help for unconscious man

A Muncie man’s family called police when he appeared to have overdosed on heroin. 30-year-old Louis Goodman is charged with possession. EMTs found him unconscious with syringes and a tourniquet nearby. He was transported to IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital, then a ride to the Delaware County jail. He’s being held under a $12,500 bond.

Colts return to Anderson for summer training camp

The Indianapolis Colts are coming back to Anderson University for training camp again this year. This is the 7th consecutive summer for the two week training camp, which brought nearly 40,000 fans to watch. The university loves to use the camp as a recruiting tool and encourages high school students to check out the college […]

Home health impersonator reported in Anderson

A warning to area residents. In Anderson, residents are reporting a woman coming to the homes of elderly people, impersonating a health services employee to gain entrance to the home. The well-dressed woman in her 30’s appeared to be assessing the person’s health, then asked about pain medications. One victim said money was missing from […]

Dogs seized from county home, some dead

Yesterday, the Muncie Animal Shelter removed 10 dogs and the remains of six others from a southern Delaware County property. The dogs were undernourished, living in rainwater six inches deep, with no access to food or clean water and some were living penned in a cage full of feces. The owner was not found and […]

Peeping Tom charges against New Castle man

A New Castle man is accused of voyeurism after a motion-activated camera was found at a tanning booth at Anytime Fitness on Memorial Dr. The man, 31-year-old Zachary Chalfant, was arrested after staff noticed him coming in multiple times a day without bringing any gym gear and leaving abruptly. A custodian found the camera, which […]

Shooter during alleged drug deal arrested

The suspect has been arrested in the shooting of a 17-year-old girl. William Wills is facing attempted murder and other charges in the incident on Dewey Street on March 6th. He and another man already in custody, KJ McCarter, are both in jail. The shooting happened during an alleged drug deal.

Sex offender arrested after she failed to register

Police arrested a sex offender after she failed to report. 40-year-old Stephanie Spurgeon told the sheriff’s department she was homeless, which requires her to register weekly. After failing to do so, she was picked up and now faces 30 months in prison. She’s in Muncie City Jail under a $5,000 bond.

Muncie man upset, fires gun, gets arrested

Police arrested 20 year old Lincoln McCormick last night after he allegedly fired gunshots outside a home on the southside. A woman who was with him says McCormick was helping her gather some of her belongings at a home on Proud St. and was upset with the occupants. He reportedly fired five shots in the […]