Home Invasion in Hartford City

A Hartford City home was invaded Monday night, in an effort to obtain prescription drugs.  Charged in the case is 22-year-old Ryan Schache.   The break-in happened about 10 p.m. on East Grant Street.   Schache is being held on burgulary and attempted robbery charges.

"Armed and Famous" TV Show Results in Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed, connected with the “Armed and Famous” television show which was recorded in Muncie.  The suit alleges that the city’s SWAT team, along with celebrity officers LaToya Jackson and Jack Osborne, broke into the wrong home while searching for fugitives.  A citizen was kept handcuffed for 30 minutes, according to the […]

Redkey State Police Post Has Active February

The commander of the Redkey post of the Indiana State Police, Lt. Andy Coffee, has released the post’s monthly report for February.   Statistics indicate that over 1,100 traffic citations were issued along with 668 warnings.  17 people were arrested for driving while intoxicated, and 59 vehicle crashes were investigated during the month.

Groundbreaking Ceremony Set for Business Accelerator Center

Groundbreaking will be held today at 1:30 p.m. for the new Anderson Business Accelerator, according to Mayor Kevin Smith.  The new 70,000 square foot building will be ready for occupancy by June.   It will consist of flexible manufacturing and commercial space.   The mayor, representatives of the Flagship Enterprise Center, Anderson University and the Indiana Economic […]

Anderson/Madison County Getting Many Business Inquiries

The city of Anderson and Madison County officials are noticing a jump in the number of inquiries from companies expressing interest in relocating to the local area.  Mary Starkey, executive director of Corporation for Economic Development, said last year was the county’s most significant year for business activity in decades with hundreds of millions of […]

Anderson Woman May Face Long Prison Term

A 21-year-old Anderson woman faces 20 to 50 years in prison for her role in a robbery that left a woman severely injured. Crystal Ann Weber made an initial court appearance Monday on charges of aiding in robbery causing serious bodily injury, a Class A felony, that carries an advisory sentence of 30 years behind […]

Anderson Home Damaged by Fire

A Monday evening fire caused damage to a home on Anderson’s Cross Street.   One occupant of the home was taken to Community Hospital for treatment of burns.  The fire reportedly started in the kitchen and spread into the ceiling and walls. The homeowner told firefighters that her daughter was home alone and was cooking when […]