Powerball drawing for $450 M tonight

The $450 million Dollar Powerball jackpot drawing will be tonight. If the winner decides on a one time payout, the winner will get a check for $275 million. No one has won the grand prize since November 17, 2015. The drawings are held twice a week.

Yorktown restaurant fire was arson

In Yorktown, Fire Chief David Boone says the fire at the former location of El Rancho Poblano on W. Smith St. was intentionally set. The State Fire Marshal’s office continues to investigate, and says there were no utilities connected to the building at the time of the fire. Town officials say they want to have […]

Muncie woman facing DUI charge, again

A Muncie woman with previous drunk driving convictions was found passed out behind the wheel of her SUV last week. Megan Hamilton was charged with DUI, and police say her blood alcohol level was .34 percent. She was found slumped over the wheel at Indiana 3 and County Road 800-North about 10:45 p.m. Wednesday. She […]

Muncie EMT sentenced for sexual battery against patient

A former EMT returning a non-verbal patient from a medical appointment in Carmel to her Wabash facility where she lives admitted in court to sexually abusing the woman while in the ambulance. 32-year-old Kyle Myers of Muncie was sentenced to 30 months in prison yesterday in Wabash Circuit Court. The victim told staffers, apparently in […]

Hoosier lawmaker wants to throw out need for gun licenses

While President Obama is using executive powers to tighten gun laws, a new measure sent to the Indiana Statehouse would no longer require a license to carry a handgun in the Hoosier State. Representative Jim Lucas of Seymour introduced House Bill 1056 today, along with another bill to prohit state agencies and universities from regulating […]

Randolph Co. sued over rescue truck crash

A father and son seriously hurt when their vehicle was hit by a Randolph County rescue truck are suing White River Township and its fire department. The victims, Andrew Bryner and son Larry were hit in December 2013 after Bryner stopped at the scene of a traffic accident and was rear ended by a responding […]

Two Farmland men facing heroin charges

Two men in Farmland were arrested in a recent heroin investigation. 23-year-old Dillon Horvath and 28-year-old Justin Wilson are facing possession of drugs and paraphernalia. They were taken to Randolph County jail on New Years Eve, each with $500 cash bonds. One of the men has a previous conviction of marijuana possession from 2014.

First fatal crash of 2016

The first fatal crash of the new year claimed the life of a Marion woman on Saturday. Rebecca S. Scott died the day before her 63rd birthday after a crash on I-69 near the Grant-Delaware county line. Her vehicle hit the median wire retainer and spun back onto the interstate. She was able to drive […]

Fire at empty Yorktown restaurant location

A popular Yorktown restaurant caught fire early this morning in the 9000 block of West Smith St. Fire crews were called about 3 a.m. to the former El Rancho Poblano building where flames were visible through the roof. The owners had moved out last fall and moved into the former Brother Jimmy’s location two doors […]