Emergency Declaration From Delaware County, Muncie Officials

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 […]

11 Month Old Girl’s Death Ruled A Homicide

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 Muncie Burglar

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 Trial Date Set For Muncie Police Officers

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 […]

Muncie Named Finalist For All America City

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.

Mearns Produces Video On BSU Closure, Concerns

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 […]

DelCo EMA Offical Comments On Coronavirus Testing

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 […]

Man Charged After Domestic Incident

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 […]