Long Prison Stint For Man In Attempted Murder

Decades behind bars for a man sentenced on two counts of attempted murder. Authorities say 21 year old William Wills of the 500 block of West 16th Street in Anderson was handed 35 year prison terms to run concurrently. Police were called to an abandoned house for a report of shots fired on the 1600 […]

Duck Boat For Fort Wayne

Residents in and around Fort Wayne can expect to see a “duck boat” floating around the city’s three rivers this summer as part of an attempt to bring more activity to the riverfront. The Journal Gazette reports the amphibious vehicle will offer a 90-minute land-and-water tour in downtown Fort Wayne. The boat was purchased by […]

Holcomb Puts Pen To Paper On Budget

Gov. Eric Holcomb has signed into law Indiana’s two-year budget and an infrastructure funding plan featuring tax and fee hikes. Holcomb and Republican legislative leaders trumpeted both bills at a signing ceremony in the Statehouse Thursday. They say the roads measure will “drive Indiana to the next level.” It aims to spend an average of […]

Teen Talked To By Police After Online Threats

Police questioned a former Central High School student Wednesday who’s accused of making threats on social media to hurt people at the school. Police talked to the16 year old to determine the boy’s intent and whether the threats were actually something he planned to carry out. They have since labeled the situation, “resolved.” Investigators tracked […]

May 1 Marks Temporary Takeover Start Date For MCS

May 1st is the day the Distressed Unit Appeals Board begins the process which will lead to a takeover of Muncie Community Schools. Superintendent Steven Baule says the five member panel will meet with school board members during a meeting, which is public, scheduled for 6:30 that night in the Muncie Area Career Center. What […]

Prosecutor Urges Opposition To Needle Exchange Program

A Delaware County prosecutor is urging county officials not to support the organization of a needle exchange program, saying he believes the effort to decrease HIV infections was outweighed by risk of those needles being used to cook and use heroin. The Star Press reports council members unanimously authorized an attorney to draft a resolution […]

Big Boost For Ball State Science Building

Ball State University’s efforts to build a new science building are getting an $87.5 million boost from the state of Indiana. The Star Press reports that the Indiana Legislature has appropriated the money for a new 175,000-square-foot building to house the university’s biology, chemistry and geology departments. The project was Ball State’s top capital request […]

Central Hoops Coach Leaves For Avon

Another resignation in Muncie Central Schools. Head basketball coach Jeff Holloway has resigned┬áto take the same position at Avon. Holloway is a Central alum, having graduated in 1994 on a team that went 24 and 2. The announcement from Avon was done along with news that Corie West has been hired there as girl’s basektball […]

Hocomb Signs Off On Pregnancy, Pot Legislation

Gov. Eric Holcomb will sign several sharply contested bills, including measures to increase parental abortion notification rights, permit the use of marijuana-derived medicine and allow Statehouse employees to carry guns. The Indiana Republican made the announcement at a Tuesday news conference. But Holcomb refused to say if he’ll sign bills limiting which businesses can sell […]

Big Boost For Ball State Science Building Efforts

Ball State University’s efforts to build a new science building are getting an $87.5 million boost from the state of Indiana. The Star Press reports that the Indiana Legislature has appropriated the money for a new 175,000-square-foot building to house the university’s biology, chemistry and geology departments. The project was Ball State’s top capital request […]