Fire in Muncie home on W. 2nd St.

A fire destroyed a Muncie home this afternoon on the city’s west side. A fire was reported just after 4 a.m. in the house on W. Second St. and rekindled about 11:30 a.m. The Star Press reports the home is the same one where a major meth lab was raided in August of last year. […]

Elwood man loses motion to drop child sex charges

An Elwood man’s request to have child molestion charges was denied yesterday in Madison Circuit Court. 42-year-old Chad Hobbs was arrested in December for alleged incidents with two children, ages 5 and 7 that happened over about 18 months from the summer of 2014 through last December. Judge Mark Dudley did not explain why he […]

Anderson shooting suspect named

A shooting suspect has been identified in the shooting of a 17-year-old girl in Anderson on Sunday. The suspect is Khanisus McCarter, a 20 year old known as KJ. He’s wanted on felony attempted murder charges after the girl was shot in the chest on Dewey Street. She’s being treated at St. Vincent’s in Indy. […]

Murder-for-hire gets inmate 40 years in prison

A Muncie man was sentenced today for conspiring to have someone killed while he was incarcerated in the Delaware County jail. Brian Blevins was found guilty of recruiting a fellow inmate to be bonded out of jail by Blevins dad to kill Blevins’ alleged victim in another case. That inmate notified police. In his original […]

“The Song” filming in Muncie

A TV reality show has begun filming episodes in Muncie. The music competition show called The Song began last night in Downtown Muncie at Muncie’s 21 and The Valhalla Room, pitting 15 competitors from across the country and even Canada against each other to find the best singer songwriter. Five finalists will be chosen and […]

Anderson High School vastly improved

Anderson High School has improved graduation rates, and after eight years is no longer seen as a priority school by the Indiana Dept. of Education. The school has had a lot of administrative turnover but still has managed to do improve outcomes. Eric Davis was named new principal, beginning July 1.

Man killed on tracks didn’t respond to horn

Police are saying today an Anderson man who was hit and killed by a train yesterday had a hoodie pulled over his head, walking towards the train while the horn was blowing and didn’t try to get off the tracks. 43-year-old Preston Williams died about 10:30 a.m. near Ohio Avenue. The coroner is says right […]