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 […]

Drugs and cash seized in Muncie apartment raid

A SWAT raid resulted in a Muncie man’s arrest yesterday, after alleged drug deals went down at an apartment building on the westside. The Sheriff’s Department and SWAT seized crack, marijuana, morphine and over $1,300 cash from an apartment in the 200 block of North McKenzie St. Thursday morning. 30-year-old Gerald Bennett was arrested and […]