A growing number of Hoosier voters and businesses support adding legal protections for gays and lesbians to state law, but the governor is on the fence. Governor Mike Pence says he’s not yet decided what he’ll do. Lawmakers are due back at the statehouse in January.
A Muncie man is accused of barging into a southside residence, then throwing the occupant’s dog and kitten against a wall. The Star Press reports that 23 YO Danny was there “to beat up the victims brother,” who was not at home. Since 2013 Songer has been convicted of battery, theft and intimidation. And now […]
A fire all but destroyed a southside house on Tuesday afternoon. Firefighters were sent to the house, at 1401 W. 11th St., about 12:30 p.m., and found flames and smoke emerging from the two-story structure’s second floor and attic. No one was hurt, and the cause of the blaze remains under investigation.
More is now known about the search and investigation at a Delaware county property last week. No body was found but an underground bunker was located under a storage shed. Authorities have requested permission to examine the contents of a safe deposit box in an Eaton bank. Investigators are looking into claims that a “marijuana […]
The former CEO of Angie’s List has started a political action committee to boost the campaign of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Eric Holcomb. The new super PAC called Frugal Hoosiers was started by Bill Oesterle. He tells The Indianapolis Star that it will raise money for television ads to support Holcomb’s bid to replace retiring […]
Indiana didn’t make many changes after last year’s conflict of interest scandals, and it shows in the state’s grade on the new integrity report card. The Center for Public Integrity gives Indiana a D-. The state gets failing grades for public access to information as well as legislative and judicial accountability.
Police in Delaware County spent three days looking for drugs and possibly signs of a murder. WTHR TV reports court documents show police were looking for evidence of what they call an international drug ring. Investigators spent the weekend looking at a rural piece of land, and then said their search was over. Officers are […]
Police say a medical emergency may have been the cause of the crash that left a Muncie man dead on Sunday. That accident started with a hit and run on Memorial at Liberty Street. That took off hitting two pickups at Memorial and Madison Street. 64 Everett Paine was in one of those trucks and […]
22 YO James T. Cole was scheduled to stand trial Oct. 26 on allegations he shot at Yorktown police after robbing a bank. But he’s MIA. Cole was charged with attempted murder, armed robbery, attempted car jacking and a host of other charges, after robbing the First Merchants Bank on Nov. 6, 2012.
The numbers are becoming a bit more clear from last week’s parole sweep. Officers say eleven people went to jail when routine parole checks found violations. The Indiana Department of Corrections led the sweep. Prison officials say the parole violations range from drug possession to stolen property.