Sex offender arrested after she failed to register

Police arrested a sex offender after she failed to report. 40-year-old Stephanie Spurgeon told the sheriff’s department she was homeless, which requires her to register weekly. After failing to do so, she was picked up and now faces 30 months in prison. She’s in Muncie City Jail under a $5,000 bond.

Muncie man upset, fires gun, gets arrested

Police arrested 20 year old Lincoln McCormick last night after he allegedly fired gunshots outside a home on the southside. A woman who was with him says McCormick was helping her gather some of her belongings at a home on Proud St. and was upset with the occupants. He reportedly fired five shots in the […]

Muncie City Schools pocketbook is hurting

Finances at Muncie City Schools are in bad shape. This week, an independent review confirmed what the new CFO saw when she took over. To break even this school year, the school district would need to cut nearly $17 million in spending. The Rainy day fund is empty, after paying off the pension debt it […]

Local auto dealership sold

A local car dealership, Gaddis Hyundai, has been sold to Dellen Northwest. The deal happened this morning. Gaddis was owned by the same family that operates Muncie’s Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and RAM dealership. Terms of the sale have not been disclosed.

Big changes coming to former industrial sites

Big changes are coming to the former King Indiana Forge and Indiana Steel & Wire industrial sites. This morning, Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler announced a transformative revitalization plan to clean up the White River and create a beautiful gateway to the City of Muncie. The Kitselman Trailhead will be 18 acres on the land and […]

Former Anderson couple charged with dog abandonment

A couple who allegedly abandonded their dog when they moved away from Anderson has been arrested and charged with neglect of an animal. Cory Hall and Stephanie Anderson moved from South Wayne Street last September, leaving behind a black Lab. A neighbor called police. When called by police, Hall told the chief he left the […]