Lightning may have started office fire

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 working to mend rift

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.

Anderson felon gets 35 years in drug case

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.

Anderson power outage fixed

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.

Former Ball State worker charged with child porn

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 talks basketball, apparently doesn’t play much

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 […]

Pair in Winchester arrested on drug charges

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.

May ballot revealed for Hoosier voters

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 […]

Elwood man admits funny money crime

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 […]