Officials knew about bridge problems in 1990

Minnesota officials were warned 17 years ago that the bridge that collapsed into Mississippi River was “structurally deficient.  However, that didn’t stop them from trusting patchwork repairs and increased inspections that fell apart amidst a booming plunge of concrete and vehicles.  Questions were being raised yesterday as to whether or not the incident could have […]

Madison Co. prosecutor files charges against teens

Formal charges were filed against two Indianapolis teens connected to triple shooting last Saturday morning in Madison County yesterday.  Prosecutor Tom Broderick says 17-year-olds Jonte Clark and Jamaar Patton will both face criminal recklessness charges, as well as several other felony and misdemeanor charges.  Broderick added the two will be in adult court because of […]

Dunkirk man killed in Ind. 67 crash

A fiery two-vehicle crash claimed the life of a Dunkirk man yesterday afternoon.  Police say the accident happened around 4:40 p.m. on Indiana 67, north of the Muncie bypass.  50-year-old Kent Disinger was pronounced dead at Ball Memorial Hospital from blunt force trauma.  Authorities are not sure why Disinger made a u-turn in front of […]

Results of autopsy unclear on inmate's death

Autopsy results on a Pendleton inmate found dead in his cell Wednesday were inconclusive.  The immediate cause of death was not known of convicted murderer Michael Webb.  Madison County Coroner Ned Dunnichay says he’s waiting on a toxicology reports and would not know the final results for another six to eight weeks.

Delphi investment plan approved by judge

A 2.55-billion dollar investment plan for Delphi was approved by a bankruptcy judge yesterday.  That means the Michigan-based company is one step closer to coming out of bankruptcy protection by year’s end.  Delphi had earlier agreed to the deal with Appalossa Management LP, as well as other investment firms in July.  However, the companies still […]

Police say Indinapolis man lied about shooting

An Indianapolis man could face charges of false reporting after he lied about being shot by a hitchhiker last week along I-65.  Greenwood Police say 43-year-old James Clark made up the entire story and in fact, shot himself.  Sergeant Ray Poole of the Indiana State Police says Clark was rushed to Wishard Hospital after inflicting […]