Delaware County and City of Muncie officials enacted a joint disaster emergency declaration Thursday, which will increase closures countywide due to the novel coronavirus and the authority local officials can use to enforce them. According to the Star Press, the declaration was made between the City of Muncie and Delaware County at the recommendation of […]
The death of an 11-month-old girl in Elwood has been ruled a murder. The Herald Bulletin reports an autopsy was done on Emmarie Pablo which found significant bruising through the girl’s body. Her mother, 22 year old Anna Pablo, 22, was already behind bars on neglect of a dependent charges and will now have a […]
Four years behind bars for a Muncie man who broke into a northside home. 36 year old Edward Jackson Mouse of the 2600 block of East 26th Street, pleaded guilty to burglary. Mouse had been accused of breaking into a home in the 2400 block of North New York Avenue last Sept. 29.
May 11th is the trial date set for three Muncie police officers arrested last week on federal charges. The Star Press reports 34 year old Chase Winkle is accused of using excessive force in making four arrests between March 2018 and February 2019. 30 year old Patrolman Jeremy Gibson, 30, is charged with participation in […]
The City of Muncie has been named a finalist for the All-America City award presented by the National Civic League. The All America-City award recognizes communities that leverage civic engagement, collaboration, inclusiveness and innovation to successfully address local issues.
Governor Holcomb is ordering all public and private schools across the state remain closed to students until at least May 1. It’s the latest attempt to slow the coronavirus spread. All Indiana public school districts had already made the choice to close or shift to online classwork, but Gov. Eric Holcomb said Thursday he was […]
Ball State University President Geoffrey Mearns has produced a video to Facebook addressing his decision to close the university in light of coronavirus developments in Indiana and around the country. In the six and a half minute video, he also talks about concerns and questions still to be answered — such as whether the university […]
Delaware County emrgency management officials say testing for coronavirus has been difficult due to the nationwide outbreak and only so many tests to go around. EMA Director Jason Rogers says, in effect, the ‘worried-well’ are demanding to be tested, causing the shortage,” according to a report in the Star Press. He says state directives are […]
Police say a one-year-old Muncie boy’s head was shut in a door Tuesday as his mother fought with her boyfriend. The Star Press reports 21 year old Gavin Grubbs faces charges of battery on a person under the age of 14 years and domestic battery. Police went to his home to check out a report […]
Aggravagted battery and domestic battery counts face a Muncie man arrested Tuesday. The Star Press reports 58 year old Ennis Elmire Cullum, of the 500 block of South Mound Street, is accused of straddling a woman and punching her in the face inside a residence. Reportedly, the attack was witnessed, in part, by an arriving […]