Nearly 50 officers killed on purpose in 2006

The FBI says 48 police officers were intentionally killed last year in the line of duty.  46 were shot and killed and two were struck by vehicles.  Overall, 114 officers died while serving and protecting in 2006.  26 of the officers were wearing body armor at the time of their deaths.

Drug dealer shoots at neighbor over quality of cocaine

Muncie Police say a drug dealer punched a neighbor, then fired at least three gunshots in her direction after she complained to the man about the quality of his cocaine.  24-year-old Brandon Hawkins was arrested on several drug related charges.  He could face a more serious charge of attempted murder, however that will be at […]

Indiana college students accused of music theft

Dozens of college students across the state are being accused of downloading music illegally.  About 28 Indiana students and 38 Purdue students received letters from the Recording Industry of American and could have a costly summer.  The students are being offered “settlements” to avoid heavier penalties in court for using their school’s computer network to […]

Indiana college students accused of music theft

Dozens of college students across the state are being accused of downloading music illegally.  About 28 Indiana students and 38 Purdue students received letters from the Recording Industry of American and could have a costly summer.  The students are being offered “settlements” to avoid heavier penalties in court for using their school’s computer network to […]

Body found in White River identified

A body found in the White River by a canoeist in Anderson has been identified.  17-year-old Amanda Porter was the victim of an apparent bicycle accident near the Mounds Mall.  The girl’s mother says she left home to see a movie at the around 3 p.m. Saturday and never came home.  Investigators believe she was […]

Ball State increases tuition 4.9 percent over next two years

Tuition is going up at Ball State University.  The Board of Trustees approved increases Monday of 4.9 percent for in-state students and 6 percent for out-of-state residents over the next two years.  Indiana residents enrolled before the summer of 2003 will pay a little more than 27 hundred dollars per semester in 2007-08 and almost […]

Man convicted of killing girlfriend's daughter

A man accused of suffocating his girlfriend’s 20-month-old daughter was convicted Monday by a Marion Superior Court jury.  36-year-old Kevin Book was found guilty of murder and child neglect.  Book was arrested in March of 2006 after prosecutors say he used his hand to suffocate Haylee Couch, to keep her from crying.