Delaware County has most meth labs in 2015

Delaware County has more discovered meth labs in the state than any other county, according to Prosecutor Jeffrey Arnold. He told state legislators yesterday that 234 meth labs were found in Delaware County, followed by 70 meth labs in Noble County last year, that’s nearly three times as many. Arnold said the state should make […]

Suspicious device destroyed by Bomb Squad

Whatever the Delaware County Bomb Squad blew up yesterday on White River Blvd. looked suspicious, but it wasn’t a bomb. A black device with a microphone and wires hanging from it and emitting high-pitched beeps was found on a bench Monday afternoon. The road was closed for a couple of hours. The Bomb Squad responded […]

Ball State President offered to resign, Board says

Questions are rising about Ball State President Paul Ferguson and his resignation this week. The Board Chairman Rick Hall says Ferguson offered to resign. Ferguson’s employment agreement spells out the terms, which call for a two-month sabbatical, and a year of severance pay at this salary of nearly a half a million dollars. So far, […]

Police: Woman slips from cuffs, steals police SUV

A 21-year-old woman accused of leading police on a high speed chase and the subject of a weekend overnight manhunt remains in Henry County jail. Tori Hostetler of Monrovia was a passenger in a stolen car that was pulled over near Pendleton and handcuffed. She was allegedly able to slip off the handcuffs and steal […]

Ball State President steps down

New this afternoon, Ball State President Paul Ferguson has resigned. He’s asking for a two-month sabbatical and then his resignation becomes effective. The Board of Trustees has reportedly accepted. Provost and Executive VP for Academic Affairs Dr. Terry King is now acting President.

Muncie man takes plea in summer shooting

A Muncie man has taken a plea deal with prosecutors and plead guilty to shooing another man last summer on East Adams St. 27-year-old Brandon Slay pleaded guilty to aggravated battery. The terms of the deal have not been announced, and the judge will decide if the deal is accepted. Sentencing is set for Feb […]

Unnammed Delta HS staff member investigated

We’re following up to day about a possible battery case involving a staff member at Delta High School and a juvenile student. The school administration isn’t providing much information at this point in their investigation, saying it’s a personnel matter. What we do know is that an incident was reported last Wednesday concerning what they’re […]