Pence in Pennsylvania on campaign trail

Mike Pence is making a quick tour of the battlefield at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, before addressing a rally at a nearby hotel. The Republican vice presidential nominee is campaigning through Pennsylvania en route to Ohio. Pence saw where soldiers from his home state of Indiana fought. The governor and his daughter Charlotte placed flowers at a […]

Mother suing over daughter’s injuries in stage collapse

The mother of a Westfield High School student injured after a stage collapse sent 17 students falling into an orchestra pit is suing the school corporation for damages The Indianapolis Star reports the complaint filed Thursday by Jennifer Hoffman in Hamilton Superior Court in Noblesville alleges the Westfield Washington School Corp. did not properly supervise […]

Closed bridge will be rebuilt

A replacement is in the works for a bridge over the Cardinal Greenway trail that’s closed to traffic after concerns uncovered during a recent inspection. Delaware County Bridge 226 was closed indefinitely this week by the county, reports the Star Press. That span was built in 1920 and is timber construction with an asphalt deck. […]

Stiff sentence for Anderson woman in girl’s death

38 years behind bars for an Anderson woman after she pleaded guilty to battery and neglect in the death of a 12-year-old girl for whom she was a guardian. Forty-six-year-old Denell Roberts received 30 years on the battery charge and eight years for neglect. The Herald Bulletin reports the girl was injured Oct. 27, 2015, […]

Pence comment on Mexican immigrants draws critics

Some Mexican-Americans are taking issue with Republican Mike Pence playing down GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s comments on Mexican immigrants as “that Mexican thing.” Pence chided Democrat Tim Kaine’s repeated mention of Trump’s comments on immigrants during Tuesday night’s vice presidential debate, telling him “Senator, you’ve whipped out that Mexican thing again.” The Indiana governor’s […]

Man who gave cops fake name busted for drug possession

Police say a man they thought was wanted on outstanding warrants, ended up busted anyway for heroin possession. Police say Coy Christie was stopped near Jackson Street and Kilgore Avenue Saturday at which point he initially gave officers a false name. Police spotted a small plastic bag near Christie that had inside, heroin, two razor […]

Two people shot in Muncie home

A gunman who shot through the bedroom window of a southside Muncie home left two people hurt and now police are trying to track down the assailant. It happened at about 11:15 Saturday night. Police say a 31 year old woman and 22 year old man were hit by gunfire but their injuries are not […]

Guv candidates ready for Monday night debate

The Indiana gubernatorial candidates are set to square off in another debate. Democrat John Gregg, Republican Eric Holcomb and Libertarian Rex Bell will meet Monday evening at the University of Indianapolis for a televised, hour-long debate. Holcomb, the current lieutenant governor, and former Indiana House Speaker Gregg confronted each other little during an initial debate […]

Muncie man cuffed in dollar store ripoff

A Muncie man who told police he had ingested $1000 worth of crack is charged in a northside store robbery. Police say 56 year old Boyd Wright walked into the Dollar General Store at 1410 East McGalliard Road at about 8 Wednesday night. While in line, he reportedly put on a mask, asked a clerk […]