Muncie man arrested for beating girlfriend

Police arrested a Muncie man after his girlfriend said he beat her, threatened and spit on her. The man is 34-year-old Cainman Lopilato, now charged with strangulation, domestic battery and interference with the reporting of a crime. Lopilato’s alleged victim described a violent altercation and officers report the woman had visibile signs of being beaten. […]

Anderson man to claim self defense in fatal stabbing

An Anderson man will go on trial next month for fatally stabbing a man he allegedly found having sex with the man’s ex-wife, then kidnapped his family and headed to Minnesota las summer. The man is 25-year-old Mark Emerson. He’s reportedly planning to argue self-defense, according to a notice filed this week in Madison Circuit […]

Ball State former QB comes back as head coach

Former Ball State Quarterback Mike Neu has been named the Cardinals’ 17th head football coach. The Indianapolis native spent the last two seasons as quarterbacks coach with the New Orleans Saints. Neu was a four-year starter for Ball State and led the team to a Mid-American Conference Championship in 1993. He was named the league’s […]

Proposed bill gives police discretion to release videos

The latest turn in the police body controversy is a new Indiana bill, backed by former sheriff of Blackford County and now State Representative Kevin Mahan. He wants to give police departments the right to either release or not release police body camera videos to the public. He said he wants the police to have […]

Powerball: Saturday will be largest jackpot ever

No one picked the Powerball numbers on Wednesday night, though be sure to check your tickets for other winning combinations. The jackpot for Saturday night’s drawing is expected to be around $700,000 million. And as we love to do, we’re checking the odds. You are more likely to become President of the United States than […]

Teen gets prison in summer rape case

In Portland, a 17-year-old boy convicted of rape will spend two years in prison. Izaha Baker was charged in August for an assault on June first last year. He plead guilty in December after a plea deal with prosecutors. The judge accepted the deal which suspended seven years of the original nine-year sentence. Instead, Baker […]

Heroin suspect hurt in jump from jail railing

The Delaware Sheriff’s Department says a suspect who’d rather spend time in the hospital than in jail jumped off a second-story landing in his cell block, landing hard on the concrete below. The man, 23-year-old Jesse Springman was taken to the hospital for treatment of a spine fracture, but won’t stay for long. He’s being […]

Train “quiet zone” plan becoming reality this weekend

After about a decade of work, Muncie’s quiet zone plan goes into effect Friday night at Midnight. The idea to lessen train horns to benefit downtown residents and a new Courtyard hotel came to reality after million of dollars was spend by the railroad companies and the city to close certain crossings to vehicle traffic […]