Ft. Wayne native and star of ‘The Office’ Jenna Fischer is calling on the Indiana State Fair to stop offering elephant rides. Fischer joined PETA and others in asking for an end to the practice. Fischer wrote a letter to State Fair officials to point out that forcing elephants to give rides and to perform […]
AT&T has expanded its 4G LTE network in Delaware County to Albany, bringing more customers its latest generation of wireless network technology. AT&T launched 4G LTE in Muncie in April 2012, and the expanded coverage is part of its ongoing rollout across the market.
An Anderson man faces serious charges after being arrested in a stabbing incident. Steve F. Lloyd told police he had spent the night at Gary Smith’s house on the 2400 block of Forkner Street, and while there, tried to break up an altercation between Smith and his girlfriend. Lloyd denies stabbing the victim, who is […]
Volunteers are being sought for a Little Red Door satellite office in Anderson. The agency provides free resources for people diagnosed with cancer who don’t have adequate insurance. The Madison County office is set to open on September 3 in the Erskine Medical Office Building. Those interested in volunteering can attend a meeting at the […]
Work has been stopped on a downtown Kokomo development project over questions about a lack of planning. Construction crews halted work on the Firestone Building for developer Kipcor. The Indiana Division of Fire and Building Safety says they did not force crews to stop work, but Kipcor did fail to submit a construction design release.
A Muncie man was arrested this week after he allegedly attacked his girlfriend, who had recently moved from Arkansas. Tony Lavell Vance was arrested early Sunday at Adams and Council streets. The alleged victim, who says she has dated Vance off and on for 13 years, told police he had been drinking before he jumped […]
An accused woman in a 100 million dollar fraud scheme involving a Middletown company has reached a plea agreement. Evelyn Katrina Pattison, of New Jersey, was one of six people and three companies accused in September of selling fraudulent biofuels. E-Biofuels in Middletown is one of those companies. Pattison has since gone into hiding fearing […]
An Anderson family is relieved after two little boys, aged 3 and 4, who had wandered into a cornfield, were found. Cheryl Petty said her son and his cousin were playing in the family’s yard in the 1700 block of East 500 South when they went missing. The family called 911 to help locate them. […]
A 20-year-old New Castle man was sentenced to 17 years in prison yesterday. Caleb P. Cooper was arrested in 2013 after he pulled a 6-year-old girl from a New Castle playground into his nearby apartment and sexually assaulted her. The judge accepted a plea agreement calling for dismissal of a criminal confinement charge that prevented […]
Indiana hog farmers are taking precautions against another round of a virus that wiped out five percent of the nation’s pigs last winter. Sarah Ford with the Indiana Pork producers says more farmers have been inoculating their herds against the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus. She also says the National Pork Board is investing millions in […]