A Muncie man is charged with beating his wife. 64-year-old Harold Hicks was arrested on misdemeanor and felony battery charges. His wife’s neck was fractured in the alleged attack and she was sent to the hospital. Police say they don’t know the motive.
A former Park Tudor basketball coach was arrested at his home in Fishers, charged with one count of coercion and enticement, after an FBI probe into allegation that he repeatedly coerced a 15-year-old student to send him explicit photos. The coach, 31-year-old Kyle Cox, faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted. He resigned […]
A huge drug bust north of Indianapolis this week in Fishers. Police seized 500 pounds of marijuana in a semi parked outside of a Wal-Mart on East 96th St. Police called in drug sniffing dogs after they noticed two men waiting to make a delivery. Both were detained, and Roberto Bojoquez of Mexico was arrested […]
Still no official word why a new Muncie salt truck and plow caught fire in the city garage when it hadn’t been running for several days. The City street superintendent has said he believes it involved the $140,000 truck’s electrical system. They have an insurance adjuster and an investigator working on solving this one.
Tonight, it’s First Thursday, one of Muncie’s biggest art community events. The event from 5 to 8 p.m. in the downtown area will feature the latest art exhibits and shows.
The four-year old child who died in a fire with her grandfather has been identified as Jenna L. Dale. Her grandfather, 52-year-old Michael Dale also died in the blaze that destroyed a home on S. Henry County Road 850-E on Wednesday morning. The child’s father was thought to be at work.
Two members of the Ball State Board of Trustees have resigned. They say the resignations are not related to the recent resignation of Ball State’s President Paul Ferguson, according to Frank Hancock. He’s one of the two who is stepping down. Hancock told the Star Press that he believes it’s time for new blood on […]
Four food permit holders in Delaware County have been closed down by the Health Department. It’s part of the annual enforcement against establishments that fail to pay yearly fees or re-register. The four are Debonair Club, Big John’s Bar and Grill, Bearded Baker and Ruby’s Kitchen working out of the Forest Park Senior Citizens Center.
Thousands of Muncie customers of Indiana Michigan Power lost power this afternoon. A fire was reported at the Tillotson Ave. power station.
A man who lived in a North Granville Avenue storefront with hundreds of mice, plus an alligator, pythons, guinea pigs, hamsters, turtles, rats, lizards, birds and more had been charged with animal cruelty. The 52-year-old man, Daniel Garonzik, says he wanted to build a wholesale mice-selling business. In a plea deal with the prosecutor, Garonzik […]