Fire Leaves Muncie Family Homeless

A Muncie woman and her three children were left homeless by a fire today on North Hackley Street. Firefighters say the children were in school and no one was home when the fire broke out. Power to the home was shut off,and the renter had been using candles . No definite ruling yet on whether […]

Head On Collision Claims One Life

A Winchester man died after a crash late Wednesday afternoon. Conrado Miranda was killed in a three car crash on US. 27 south of Randolph County Road. Deputies say Miranda’s northbound vehicle drifted into the southbound lane and slammed into another car head on. A third car avoided Miranda, but was hit by a semi […]

Man Sues Police, Claims Taser Blinded Him

A lawsuit has been filed against the Muncie Police Department by a man who claims he was blinded in one eye by an officer’s taser. The suit alleges police used excessive force against Cody Rose a year ago. Rose was arrested when police broke up a fight on East 25th Street.

Money Missing From Anderson Police Drug Task Force

Missing money in the Anderson Police Department. About 5-thousand dollars is missing from the Drug Task Force offices. Investigators looking into the disappearance of the money say it was kept in a room with limited access.A security cardhas to be used to get in. But,the Herald Bulletin reports the door was often propped open.

Pay Raises Sought in Grant

Grant County Emergency Medical Services Director is seeking a $3.00 an hour pay raise for three employees. Duaine Ashcraft made the request during Thursday’s council meeting. Ashcraft told council members the raise is needed so that the employees can be paid for billing work for patients on top of working ambulance calls. If approved the […]

United Way Campaign

The United Way of Delaware County kicked off its annual fundraising kickoff campaign Thursday, appealing to the community ot just for donations of dollars, but also the gift of volunteering time to help lift children out of poverty an gain a full education. The Star press reports 28 percent of Delaware County children live in […]

Muncie Teenager Charged As An Adult

A Muncie teenager is being held without bond in connection with the homicide of another. Prosecutors say 17-year old Darius Covington is accused of the July 2 fatal shooting of 18-year old Christian Orebaugh. Covington also face charges of attempted murder and robbery. Covington was transferred from the juvenile detention center to the jail as […]

Richmond Mayor Battles Cancer

Posted to woofboomnews.com Sep. 3, 2015 2:51 PM CST by jwhite Well wishes are pouring in for Richmond Mayor Sally Hutton, who is undergoing treatment for cancer. In a released statement, the three term mayor said she will continue to oversee city operations, and will have daily contact with her staff while undergoing treatment that […]

Muncie Police Chase Suspect Arrested

A published report says a Muncie Man accused of leading a police officers on a vehicle chase last month was arrested Wednesday. The Indiana Star Press Reports 35 year old Joseph Hartman is facing charges that include reckless driving and driving with a suspended license.