Muncie police have arrested the driver who fled the scene of a hit and run. Witnesses say a car came upon a 14-year-old female who was walking on West McGalliard, struck her and then fled the scene. 23-year-old Devon S. Gaines has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in serious bodily […]
A teenager is dead following a double shooting on Saturday. The 19-year-old male from Fortville died of his injuries Sunday morning. Police believe he and a 26-year-old Anderson male exchanged gunfire that left the older man with a wound to the arm. Police have not released their names. The shooting makes the fourth homicide investigation […]
Madison County judges have adopted two rules in an effort to reduce the number of inmates being housed in local correctional facilities. Effective immediately, people in the jail on a probation violation for more than 14 days will appear before a criminal magistrate. And, criminal magistrates would be assigned people incarcerated on a Level 6 […]
Negotiations between Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler and the local Fraternal Order of Police appears to be an impasse. Since December 31st, Muncie police have been working under an expired contract. An arbitrator is set to step in August 30th and will issue his recommendation. Muncie City Council would then decide on whether the non-binding recommendation […]
Double murder suspect Daniel Lee Jones is claiming that another suspect pulled the trigger and then forced him to remain silent. Jones is charged with the murder of 39-year-old Trinity Parker of Anderson and the murder of 35-year-old Anderson man David L. Phillips II. Jones says 30-year-old Jordan Zirkle was the trigger man.
A change of heart for Ball State University’s board of trustees as they have voted to remove the name of the founder of Papa John’s Pizza from a university institute and a distinguished professorship. The result is the name John H. Schnatter will be stripped from the John H. Schnatter Institute for Entrepreneurship & Free […]
Indiana’s unemployment rate edged higher in July from June. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development says the rate was 3.4 percent, up from 3.3 percent in June. The state’s rate remained below the national rate of 3.9 percent.
Muncie’s annual Flags of Honor event is set for September 4 – 11 at Minnetrista in partnership with the Muncie Exchange Club. For just $30, anyone can get a yellow ribbon to tie onto one of the flags in honor of a loved one. The ribbons sponsorships can be made at the Minnetrista Farmer’s Market. […]
The 2018 Indiana State Fair drew 860,131 fairgoers over its 17-day run. The fair attracted a record number of fairgoers on its second $2 Tuesday by bringing in more than 91,000 guests through its gates, making it the highest attended weekday in fair history.
It has been nearly 10 years, but now we know who killed Michael Patterson. 52-year-old Dana Ray Zirkel, formerly of Daleville, has admitted to the 2008 killing of 49-year-old Michael Patterson, who interrupted a break-in at his Henry County home. Zirkle pleaded guilty to murder during a brief hearing.