A fire may have been caused by lightning this morning in Muncie on W. 8th St. A passerby noticed smoke and called the fire department. The structure is a single-story office building and storms were moving through the area at the time of the fire. No one was in the building when firefighters got there […]
Ball State is trying to mend fences and unify after the ouster of their president in January. The Star Press is reporting the University Senate is voting today on a resolution to work together and transparently with everyone’s opinions having a chance to be heard.
35 years. That’s how long Kraig Von Reese Brown got for dealing cocaine. He learned today in Madison Circuit Court that his three prior felony convictions and lack of remorse contributed to the tough sentence. His family was quoted as saying its unfair, since killers are given less time in prison.
A power outage in Anderson was caused by a faulty insulator and affected about 800 customers today. The electric line short circuited and was out for a couple of hours before crews got it fixed this morning just before noon.
A former Ball State maintenance supervisor is facing child pornography charges. Randal Schmidt is charged with seven counts of possession of child porn and obstruction of justice. He allegedly had the photos of children engaged in sexual conduct over the last four years on his Ball State computer and at home. His bond was reduced […]
Ted Cruz is getting skewered after his appearance in Indiana Tuesday night. Cruz was in the gym where the movie “Hoosiers” was filmed, and apparently doesn’t play much of the game. After repeatedly stating his devotion to the film, he called the hoop a basketball ring. Twitter erupted in response to the gaffe. No word […]
A Winchester couple is facing drug charges after a month-long police investigation. Kala Hibbard and Zachary Fellers are suspected of running a marijuana-grow operation, and possessing heroin and cocaine. They’re in Randolph County jail. Hibbard already has a drug possession case set for August in Superior Court.
A Muncie man was arrested in a prostitution sting set up by the alleged prostitute, her friend and the Sheriff’s Department. The woman is 8 months pregnant and the man, 29-year-old Huston Briscoe, is charged with forcing her to engage in prostitution while pregnant. Briscoe allegedly advertised on an Internet site and the woman was […]
When you vote in the May primary, you’ll see most of the former republican candidates for president. From Rand Paul and Jeb Bush, they are there, and there’s no indication who is still in the race. Just to help out, that’s Ted Cruz, John Kasich and Donald Trump. A quick note. Politics must be losing […]
An Elwood man admitted he was counterfeiting money and a Madison Circuit Court judge sentenced him to prison. 26-year-old Christopher Garner admitted he tried to pass fake 5’s and 20s and several businesses there. He was caught on surveillance video. Garner will spend $10 years in prison. He has a rap sheet that includes burglary […]