One Dead Following A Sunday Crash in Miami County

A passenger injured in a Sunday afternoon crash in Miami County has died. 22-year old Terra Hildebrand of Logansport died yesterday morning at Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Wayne. She was a passenger in 17-year old Floyd Smith‘s car that crashed on U.S. 31. Smith was also taken to Lutheran and is being treated for injuries. […]

Woman Tries to Fill Dead Man’s Prescription

A Hartford City woman accused of trying to fill her husband’s prescription a few hours after he died of an overdose is set for a December trial. Thirty-year-old Kasey L. Kilty allegedly went with a neighbor to a Muncie pharmacy trying to fill his prescription for Oxycodone after he had died in their home. The […]

Thirty-Year National Guard Commander Steps Down

National Guard officials say health issues are prompting the Commander of Fort Wayne‘s 122nd Fighter Wing to retire. David Augustine is expected to step down within the next three to four months. Augustine‘s health issues surfaced during an investigation of charges of misuse of funds. Augustine was found innocent of those charges last month. He‘s […]

Muncie Mom Accused of Giving Children Hanger-Shaped Welts

A Muncie mother faces felony charges after she allegedly struck her children with a plastic hanger while visiting relatives in New Castle. Jandy Irene Wilkinson was charged last week after authorities found welts in the shape of a hanger on the alleged victim’s legs. Police were called to the scene of her mother’s home where […]

Lt. Gov. Elspermann To Honor Hoosier Farmers

Longtime Hoosier farmers will be recognized at the Indiana State Fair later this week. Lt. Governor Sue Elspermann will honor 55 Indiana families with Hoosier Homestead awards. Farms must be owned by the same family more than 100 consecutive years and consist of more than 20 acres of produce or more than $1,000 of agricultural […]

Police Investigate Two Late-Night Robberies

Police are searching for suspects and information related to two late-night robberies that reportedly took place in Anderson Sunday. The first robbery was near the 3800 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard where a man was overtaken while walking. The second robbery reportedly occurred near the 1400 block of East Eight Street where a man […]

First Responders Unite For A Common Cause

The latest brief in Indiana‘s same sex marriage case comes from first responders who are in favor the right of the couples to marry. More than 100 police officers, firefighters and emergency medical providers signed the brief, which will be filed to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago today. Among the first responders […]

Two Arrested After a Meth Bust

Two people are facing methamphetamine charges after police searched an Anderson home in the 2600 block of Brown Street yesterday. Tyler Le Willoughby and January Vianne Rebl were arrested after authorities seized items related to the production of meth. Three children, ages 16,2 and 1 were in the home when police served the warrant and […]

Convicted Murderer Seeks DNA Test After Five Years

A judge will hear arguments in October on whether a man sentenced to 100 years in prison for his role in a Muncie woman’s slaying should be allowed to conduct DNA tests. Jess David Woods was hired to carry out the murder of Theresa French by her estranged husband, Anthony French. During the autopsy of […]

ISTEP Results Spell Progress in Delaware County

Delaware County schools are seeing improvements in their ISTEP passing rates. Results were released by the state yesterday and showed improvement in 10 out of 12 of Muncie’s Community Schools. The district’s highest passing rates were at Storer Elementary and East Washington Academy. Delaware Community Schools saw improvement in half of its four buildings including […]