Daleville building demolished

The old Stewart’s Furniture Store in Daleville is gone. Demolition over the weekend brought the 124-year-old building down and town officials want to get the site cleared and ready for future development. The corner lot building began as a hotel in 1892, then a dry good store in the early 1900s, and a furniture store […]

David Letterman donates set, Emmys to Ball State

For those wondering where David Letterman’s Late Night set is going, perhaps to the Smithsonian, or the dump, the Ball State graduate has donated it back to his alma mater. Letterman is sending the props, sets and other historic collectibles, including his Emmys. It’ll be installed in the David Letterman Experience at the Letterman Building […]

ALL Lottery

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, Massachusetts, Connecticut. Last October, Powerball officials say they changed the game’s matrix, making […]

Muncie jail jumper’s alleged accomplice arrested

An Eaton man has been arrested for his role in alleged drug dealings that led to a Muncie man’s arrest. Michael Beall is the 26-year-old driver who police picked up during the arrest of John Jesse Springman, who’s now in custody and charged with selling heroin. Beall is in Delaware County jail with a $15,000 […]

Muncie man arrested for selling fake heroin to cops

Muncie police have arrested a man for selling them heroin, though it turned out not to be. 21-year-old John Swafford, Jr. is being held in Delaware County jail under a $5,000 bond. He’s charged with dealing in a lookalike substance, a level five felony that could get him six years in prison. The man has […]

GOP lawmakers propose college plan for teachers

An Indiana lawmaker is proposing students get a near-full ride to college if they graduate in the top 20 percent of their class and agree to become teachers. The GOP house bill is a key piece of legislation for the new session. Speaker Brian Bosma says students would get $30,000 for college if they agree […]

Man selling tools attacked by trio

Police are looking for three men who robbed a man from Elwood who was trying to sell tools. The 41-year-old victim met the trio in a remote location with the tools. That’s when they attacked him with a club and stole the tools and a cellphone. The tools are valued at $1,000. The victim was […]

Screwdriver assault suspect now in jail

A follow up to the story of a man who threatened an eight-year-old boy with a screwdriver at a local grocery store last month. William Rothel is now in jail, after his probation was revoked today following a hearing in Madison Circuit Court. His attorney is asking for psychiatrists to evaluate the man and has […]

Felon with gun arrested in Muncie

A convicted felon from rural Muncie was arrested for having a gun. 40-year-old David Shoemaker was arrested and remained in Delaware County jail yesterday with a $5,000 bond. He was arrested during a traffic stop after this girlfriend was pulled over for speeding. He told police he had a gun and it belonged to his […]