Five teachers laid off in MCS

Five teachers lost their jobs in Muncie Schools it was announced at the school board meeting Tuesday night, that’s a significantly lower number than the projected 37 announced earlier this year. The Board Vice President said three of those laid off teachers will be offered part time positions.

Tragedy at Indiana Beach kills 10 year old boy

A tragedy at Indiana Beach this morning. A 10-year-old boy killed in his tent when a tree branch crashed onto the tent with the family inside. The family from Mishawaka said the boy wasn’t breathing when first responders arrived and he was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

One child molesting count sticks, man convicted

A Portland man has been found guilty of one count of child molesting. Anthony Orr is facing a 10 year prison term when sentenced. The former Hartford City man was found not guilty of nine other counts. He’ll be sentenced on the one count on July 12th and remains in Blackford County jail.

Man arrested for DUI with kids in car

Police arrested a 40-year-old father after he was allegedly drunk and crashed with two children in his car on the city’s east side. James Mitchell rear ended a vehicle at Jackson St and Bunch Blvd. about 7:30 p.m. last Friday. He failed a breathalizer blowing a .21 and told police the glass pipe in his […]

Elderly men fight over grass, er, lawn

Two Muncie neighbors got into a fight over one man’s lawn, which happens. This story, however, is unusual because the man arrested for battery is 80 years old. James Jones of North Janney Street is facing charges after attacking his neighbor on the man’s riding mower for killing his grass. The 69-year-old victim said he […]

50+ cats found in Muncie mobile home

A Muncie man living in a moble home on the southside with at least 50 cats inside. Neighbors called to complain about the smell and the Muncie Animal Shelter said the trailer was full of feces and trash inside, though the cats seemed mostly fine. The shelter got about 35 out Monday and are going […]

Flags to be flown at half-staff to honor Orlando murder victims

There were no violent incidents reported at the Indy Gay Pride festival following the Orlando mass murder on Saturday night. Governor Mike Pence called for flags to be flown at half-staff until sunset on Thursday. Leads of local Muslim organizations released statements of mourning, saying the Islamic Society of North America is reeling from the […]