Man Being Held In Mom’s Death Dies In Jail

A man being held on charges he killed his mother has died in the Delaware County Jail. 42 year old Richard Franks of Muncie is accused in the June 2016 slaying of Bonnie Lou Franks. Authorities say he was found this morning and the coroner was called to the lockup at about 10am. There was […]

Muncie Teens Charged In Home Invasion

Felony counts face two teens in connection with a New Castle home invasion. Police say 19 year olds Vincent Coleman Jr. and Dominick Jamaal LeFlore face charges of criminal confinement and armed robbery.They and 20 year old Meliek Bryant, also of Muncie, allegedly went to a home on the 300 block of Park Avenue about […]

Teens Charged In Home Invasion

Felony counts face two teens in connection with a New Castle home invasion. Police say 19 year olds Vincent Coleman Jr. and Dominick Jamaal LeFlore face charges of criminal confinement and armed robbery.They and 20 y ear old Meliek Bryant, also of Muncie, allegedly went to a home on the 300 block of Park Avenue […]

Group Urges Adoption Of Solar Curtail Bill

The leader of a group representing Indiana’s power companies has publicly acknowledged that the growing popularity of solar energy in the state doesn’t currently pose a threat to utility profits. However, Indiana Energy Association President Mark Maassel said Wednesday that lawmakers still should move forward with a bill to sharply curtail an incentive for solar […]

April Clean Up Coming To Yorktown

An April clean up is coming to Yorktown. Town officials say they’ll hold their yearly Spring Community Clean-Up Day on Saturday, April 8.The effort will include curbside pickup of large items for town trash customers beginning at 6am that day. Also, free shredding service at Town Hall for residents from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Plus, hazardous […]

Lorrison Named Interim Muncie Building Commissioner

With Muncie Building Commissioner Craig Nichols on unpaid administrative leave, the city has named someone to take his place on an interim basis. Rick Lorrison will take over that role and bring with him more than 17 years of applicable experience. Nichols was indicted in mid-February on 33 counts of wire fraud, money laundering and […]

Lawmakers Ponder Publicizing Teacher Union Numbers

Indiana lawmakers are considering a measure that requires publicizing the percentage of teachers who are union members and, in some cases, informing them that they can get rid of or change that representation. Labor unions say the measure is another “poke in the eye” from Indiana lawmakers, who previously passed a right-to-work law, curtailing union […]

Gunn Commits To BSU

Fallout from Thursday’s firing of IU basketball coach Tom Crean could benefit Ball State. Shortly after the announcement was made, Zach Gunn verbally committed to the Cardinals. Gunn says he was waiting to see what happened in Bloomington before making his decision. The 6’6″ Gunn will come in as a freshman and will join several […]

Local Nurse Charged With Stealing Drugs

A nurse from Albany faces allegations that she stole morphine and other drugs from IH Health Ball Memorial Hospital where she worked. Police say 28 year old Alisha K. Sue of the 10300 block of North Sharp Bend Road is charged with criminal recklessness and possession of narcotics. Investigators say someone who lives in Sue’s […]