DCC Halts Automatic Political Party Payments

Delaware County Commissioners have voted against allowing county employees to have political donations automatically withdrawn from their pay checks. The decision reverses a 2009 ordinance allowing the activity. Some members of the board called it extortion, others a matter of convenience. Either way it could mean thousands of dollars in loses to local political parties.

Ball Beat New Orleans, IU Headed To New York

Jeremiah Davis was 6 of 7 from the floor for 13 points to lead Ball State to its sixth straight victory, a 66-52 win over New Orleans on Saturday. IU is heading for December football in New York City. The Hoosiers will take on Duke in the Pinstripe Bowl in New York City on December […]

Taylor Faces 35 Years

Prosecutors want Russell Taylor to be sentenced to 35-years in prison. Taylor is the former director of the Jared Foundation who pleaded guilty in October to child pornography and child exploitation charges. Taylor will be sentenced on December 10th.

Deed Scam Alert

Here’s a scam alert from the Madison County Recorder’s office about a scam involving homeowner deeds. The Herald Bulletin is reporting that County Recorder Linda Smith is getting calls about a company charging homeowners 89$ for a “complete profile” of their property records including a copy of their deed. Smith’s office will do the same […]

He Was A Road Assistance Worker

A man thought to be a police impersonator is a roadside assistance worker. The Fishers Police Department says a woman contacted them about a suspicious car with flashing lights that tried to pull her over last weekend. Officers talked with the man, who denied trying to pull anyone over.

Community Tree Lighting

Let the festivities begin. The Community Tree Lighting ceremony will take place today at 5:30 at Canan Commons. p.m. Bring your skates and your cameras. Santa will be there, there will be ice skating, and other fun activities.

Lawwsuit Targets Home Repair Scammers

A lawsuit has been filed against a group of home repair scammers. Indiana Attorney General’s office says at least 41 residents were taken for more than 280-thousand dollars. The suit filed in Hamilton County court, alleges the company charged victims for services that were never done.

ISTEP A Fiasco

Parents still don’t know how their kids did on the new ISTEP test, but local school leaders who’ve seen the grades say the test is a fiasco. A number of local superintendents are telling their local papers the test is flawed and has forced many kids to fail. In Anderson County, Superintendent Terry Thompson says […]