Trio killed in Fort Wayne

Three people found dead in a Fort Wayne home were killed “execution style” according to the Allen County Coroner’s office. The three victims, ranging from 17 to 23 years old, were shot multiple times. Fort Wayne police say they were not known to be involved in gang activity but it is too early to say […]

Two longtime groups merge to strengthen

Two groups dedicated to serving the needy have merged in Muncie. The Second Harvest Food Bank is joining forces with TEAMwork for Quality Living. That organization has been around for 20 years, and will move their operation to the food bank location. A name change is expected.

Father and son activities land them in jail

Now to Winchester, where a father and son are facing drug charges after their arrest on Wednesday. The father, 48-year-old Kevin Mallory was the target of an arrest warrant by Randolph County deputies. In his home, the sheriff’s office says they found heroin, empty gel caps to distribute heroin and other drug making paraphernalia. He […]

Juan Hernandez verdict in

A jury convicted Juan Hernandez in the stabbing death of Mark Hittson, but he was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter, not murder. The verdict coming in just before noon today after 7 hours of deliberation. The verdict indicates the jury did not believe the killing was premeditated. Sentencing is March 15th. Hernandez faces a max […]

Man convicted in Fort Wayne from Indy house explosion

In Fort Wayne, Bob Leonard, Jr. was convicted on 51 counts of arson, insurance fraud and two deaths in a Richmond Hill explosion. Prosecutors say Leonard and several others conspired to blow up Monserrate Shirley’s home and collect $300,000 insurance money. The explosion caused by natural gas leveled the home, damaged 80 others and killed […]

Hernandez has no memory of stabbing Hittson, he says

In the murder trial of Juan Hernandez, who is charged with stabbing a man to death, Hernandez says he was in fear for his life and has no memory of stabbing Mark Hittson. The victim was stabbed 23-times and died at the Daleville trucking terminal, where Hernandez worked. The jury is expected to begin deliberations […]

Muncie man critical in fire

A man and his dog were rescued by Muncie firefighters yesterday from his burning home. The fire was reported by a neighbor about 3 p.m. on East Cowing Drive. The victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition. The home suffered extensive damage. The German shepard made it out alive and was taken by […]

Michigan suspect tracked down in Muncie for shooting

Police in Muncie arrested a man from Michigan wanted for shooting his girlfriend in Kalamazoo on Sunday. Muncie SWAT served a warrant and arrested Victor Peery with two other men on East Princeton Avenue on Wednesday night. He reportedly has family in the area. He’s accused of shooting his 20-year-old girlfriend, who survived. Police seized […]