Nasty accident

Madison County police are investigating a crash from late Wednesday night that seriously injured an Alexandria woman.  Melissa Stansberry, 24, traveled across Hartman Road at Scatterfield Road and ran into a brick wall on a building.  She was taken to Anderson Community Hospital and then Indianapolis Methodist Hospital for treatment.

Woman charged with stealing welfare funds

A Delaware County welfare case worker is accused with welfare fraud, theft and official misconduct.  Authorities say Holly Bower, 33, allegedly created fake identities for welfare recipients and then illegally collected $45,000  in benefits when they were sent to her home.  Bower is being held in the Delaware County Justice Center on a $25,000 bond.

One trial for two separate suspects

Delaware County prosecutors want to try two men driving separate vehicles that left the scene of a fatal accident in one trial.  Steven Brinkley, 22 of Anderson, and Kevin Barton, 44 of Springport, both allegedly struck Jamie Beaty, 23, as she walked along State Road 32 on Muncie’s western edge last October.  Prosecutors argue a […]

Trio arrested after robbery

Three people are being held on charges connected to the armed robbery of the Circle K convenience store on 38th Street in Marion early yesterday morning.  Police say Mary Hogue, 27, allegedly held up the store when she pointed a BB gun at the clerk.  Police later stopped a car that Hogue was riding in […]

Fatal crash

Delaware County police are investigating a fatal accident that blocked State Road 32 in the Selma area late Thursday night.  A vehicle apparently rolled over in the 5900 block of East State Road 32 in western Liberty Township.  It may have also struck a utility pole.  Further details of the accident weren’t immediately available.

Jury rules man habitually violates laws

A Hamilton County jury has ruled that an Indianapolis man they convicted of murder earlier this week is also an habitual offender.  That would tack another 30 years on to the sentence for Willie Dumes, 33, who was convicted in the shooting death of his ex-girlfriend, Stephanie Gillum, 20, in August of 2004.

Nasty blaze

Fire heavily damaged a Fishers homeThursday morning.  Officials say the conditions inside the home at 10680 Adams Court make it too dangerous to conduct an investigation into the cause.  No one was injured during the blaze.

Teen recovers from accident injuries

An Oak Hill High School student continues to recover at home after he was hit by an SUV after getting off his school bus Tuesday afternoon.  Robyn Cornett suffered a broken nose and other injuries in the incident.  Jason Stepke, 27 of Springport, told Converse police he couldn’t stop in time to avoid hitting a […]

Teen sentenced in incident

A Muncie teenager who allegedly helped three other men invade a Muncie home in December of 2005 received a four-year prison sentence yesterday.  Tyler Seaton, 18, pleaded guilty to robbery and assisting a criminal.  She’s already served 360 days in the Delaware County Justice Center, good for almost two years credit for time served.  She’s […]

Touring the courthouse

Members of the Randolph County Commissioners and the Randolph County Council will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at the county courthouse.  They plan a tour of the building as plans continue to be developed for the building’s renovation.