Muncie man arrested on weapons charge

Another Muncie man faces charges after a drug raid at a home on South Franklin St. last week. 41-year-old Marcus Johnson is charged with a gun charge and visiting a common nuisance. The drug sweep was intended to arrest a suspected heroin dealer. 28-year-old Alvarese Isom Senior was arrested for selling drugs to a narcotics […]

Crash into semi on U.S. 36 drags, traps driver

A Muncie man who crashed his car into the back of a semi on U.S. 36 was dragged 850 feet before the trucker was able to stop. 22-year-old Gabriel Smith was pinned in his Charger and suffered “multiple injuries” according to emergency personnel. He was taken to Reid Hospital in Richmond. The crash in southwestern […]

MSD draws criticism over recent purchase

The purchase of an eastside flea market property by the Muncie Sanitary District is drawing criticism, after they paid more than three times its assessed value. The area in the 1700 block of East Main St. is needed for work on White River. The Star Press is reporting today that previous owners of the property […]

Man who passed out during robbery has been charged

Police are looking for a second man involved in a home invasion where one of the suspects passed out during the attempted robbery. That’s Jaron Johnson, and 18-year-old who allegedly brandished a gun and intended to rob a woman and her two children on East Dunn Ave. on Tuesday. His alleged accomplice left before police […]

City unveils White River Canal plans, asks for bids

If you build it, they will come. That is the hope of Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler, as the city released details for developers for the nearly $50 million dollar proposed White River Canal District. The city now officially asking for Development Proposals from commercial developers. It includes conceptual drawings for commercial development, restaurants and living […]

Teen suspect faints during alleged robbery

A Muncie teenager who allegedly broke into a northside home last night armed with a gun, either blacked out or fainted during the intrusion. Police say 18-year-old Jaron Johnson is charged with burglary with a deadly weapon. They say he was one of two men who broke down a door on East Dunn Ave. about […]

Muncie man gets speedy trial in murder case

A Muncie man accused of killing another has asked for a speedy trial and got it. Martize Kirkland is charged in the killing of Jeremy Johnson of Delaware County. His trial is set to begin on March 28th in Marion Superior Court. Prosecutors say Kirkland killed Johnson in an abandoned Indy house because the victim […]

Babcock Library marks 10th anniversary

A northwest Licking County Library is celebrating a milestone in the community. The Mary E. Babcock Library in Johnstown is celebrating their 10th anniversary with a reception Monday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the library at 320 North Main Street. Visitors to the celebration can decorate bookmarks, look over photos from library events […]

Babcock Library marks 10th anniversary

A northwest Licking County Library is celebrating a milestone in the community. The Mary E. Babcock Library in Johnstown is celebrating their 10th anniversary with a reception Monday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the library at 320 North Main Street. Visitors to the celebration can decorate bookmarks, look over photos from library events […]