WB I-70 closed in Wayne Co. due to pileup

I-70 is closed near Centerville Road at the 147 mile marker, and is expected to stay closed while a more than 20-vehicle pileup is cleared. The westbound lanes of the interstate are affected. According to Wayne County Sheriff Jeff Cappa, two people were trapped in their vehicles, and three people were hurt, but not seriously. […]

Anderson woman arrested for welfare fraud

Sheriff’s deputies arrested Chanette Carmichael of Anderson on suspicion of welfare fraud. Investigators determined she was receiving Supplemental Social Security Income benefits for her son who lived with his father. She’s facing perjury, theft and welfare fraud for taking over $18,000 in SSI benefits.

More info on suspected Anderson bank robber

Police have released a surveillance photo showing the man whom they believe robbed the PNC bank in Anderson last Thursday. He’s a black male, about 5’6″ tall, with a mustache and goatee, wearing jeans, a red hoodie and a black jacket over that. He was wearing a distinctive lime green striped hat with a fuzzy […]

Yorktown man remains in jail over domestic dispute

An update on a domestic case involving a Yorktown man charged with twice attacking his ex-wife. Police say the man, 55-old-old Bruce Edward Clark violated a protective order and contacted his ex-wife. The text message appears to police to be an attempted bribe for a prosecution witness in a pending criminal case. He’s being held […]

Muncie man faces years in prison over fake heroin

The man who sold Muncie police fake heroin for $130 remains in jail. John Swafford, Jr. reportedly told the Sheriff’s department that he ‘sells drugs only when he needs the money” and admitted the heroin was “possibly fake.” He’s charged with a Level 5 felony dealing in a lookalike substance, which could land him in […]

Powerball at its highest ever, $1B+

The Powerball jackpot has surpassed $1B dollars, after the numbers failed to be chosed on Saturday. Two players did win two million dollars, one in Connecticut and one in Texas. 25 players won a measley $1 million dollar prize, including in Ohio. In this Wednesday’s drawing, if a sole winner takes a lump sum payment, […]

Anderson bank robbed last week, still no suspect

We’re following up today on the bank robbery last week in Anderson on Nichols Ave. The PNC bank was robbed by a black man about 5 feet 6 inches tall. According to the report, the lone robber came in about 3 p.m., jumped the counter and grabbed an undisclosed amount of cash. He fled southeast […]