Pence pick mum on Trump support

Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence’s pick to take his place as Indiana governor isn’t guaranteeing that Donald Trump will get his vote for president. Republican Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb tells The Associated Press that Pence hasn’t pressured him to support Trump following the release Friday of Trump’s crude comments about groping women. Holcomb says […]

Three cops off the job in Fort Wayne fatal shootings

Police in Fort Wayne say three officers have been placed on five-day paid administrative leave following two fatal shootings last week. Public Safety Director Rusty York says that in both cases police were trying to protect others and themselves. The shootings happened Friday and Saturday. York says the leave is standard procedure in such cases.

Teen charged in convenience store armed robbery

We told you recently about two masked suspects who ripped off the Village Pantry at 603 West Jackson Street. Police have caught the suspects. 18 year old Jared Weatherhead of North Pershing Drive is charged with armed robbery. Also, a younger teen is charged in juvenile court in the case. Police say Weatherhead used a […]

Time ticks down to register to vote

Indiana residents hoping to vote in November’s election don’t have much time left to register to vote. Tuesday is the deadline for registering to vote in the Nov. 8 election. Indiana’s election ballot includes the presidential race, the Indiana governor’s race, a U.S. Senate race and numerous other contests. Voters who are registered to vote […]

Pence says Trump stepped up during debate

Mike Pence is standing by Donald Trump, saying he never considered leaving the Trump ticket. Following the latest presidential debate, Pence said Monday that he believes Trump is sorry for the crude and predatory language about women captured in a 2005 video that became public last week. Pence told Fox News that Trump “stepped up” […]

Muncie man charged with molestation

October 24th is the court date set for a Muncie man accused of sexually assaulting a pre-teen girl. 20 year old Datreon Terrell Book Jr.,of the 800 block of South Luick Avenue, is charged with child molesting, which carries a maximum term of ten years behind bars. The incident in question dates back to June […]

Voter fraud probe widens

Indiana State Police say that they have expanded an investigation of possible voter registration fraud to 57 of the state’s 92 counties. The investigation expanded from nine counties state police said they were investigating on Tuesday. Capt. Dave Bursten, state police spokesman, provided no details on the reason for the expansion. The announcement came about […]

Holcomb coffers bulge

Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb’s campaign says it has raised nearly $7.7 million since he became the Republican candidate for Indiana governor in July. Holcomb’s campaign said Thursday it has $2.8 million in the bank heading into the Nov. 8 election. Holcomb has had major help with $3.3 million from the Republican Governors Association and $1.25 […]

BSU search continues for new president

It’s a distinct set of traits that make for a good university president. At Ball State, they’re still evaluating candidates close to six months after a 16 member committee was named a and a consulting firm hired to find a new leader for the school. The Star Press reports the search committee has conducted executive […]