Hernandez has no memory of stabbing Hittson, he says

In the murder trial of Juan Hernandez, who is charged with stabbing a man to death, Hernandez says he was in fear for his life and has no memory of stabbing Mark Hittson. The victim was stabbed 23-times and died at the Daleville trucking terminal, where Hernandez worked. The jury is expected to begin deliberations […]

Muncie man critical in fire

A man and his dog were rescued by Muncie firefighters yesterday from his burning home. The fire was reported by a neighbor about 3 p.m. on East Cowing Drive. The victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition. The home suffered extensive damage. The German shepard made it out alive and was taken by […]

Michigan suspect tracked down in Muncie for shooting

Police in Muncie arrested a man from Michigan wanted for shooting his girlfriend in Kalamazoo on Sunday. Muncie SWAT served a warrant and arrested Victor Peery with two other men on East Princeton Avenue on Wednesday night. He reportedly has family in the area. He’s accused of shooting his 20-year-old girlfriend, who survived. Police seized […]

Jr. threatens dad with knife, gets a jail cell

A 30-year-old Muncie man is in jail after threatening to kill his dad. Sam Becktell II was arrested Saturday night on West Main St. and charged with intimidation and criminal mischief after his father told police his son threatened to kill him with a knife. Becktell Jr. is in Delaware County jail with a $6,000 […]

Hernandez trial starts in love triangle slaying

The murder trial of Juan Hernandez got underway this afternoon in Delaware Circuit Court. He is accused of stabbing and killing his lover’s husband in January of last year. The prosecutor said in court that the man was angry that his lover and her husband had reconciled and killed the man in the parking lot […]

Man admits helping dispose of victim’s body

A final update on the death of a Muncie woman in 2011, Tonia Ingram. A man who helped her killer move her body to a car has admitted he did so. 38-year-old Antowyn Warren faces four years in prison. According to court records, the woman was killed by Terry Rutledge, her body placed in a […]

Jared Fogle asks for new prison sentence

Subway pitchman Jared Fogle has asked the court to shorten his 15-year prison sentence for paying for sex with underage girls and child porn. His attorney says the judge abused her authority when she gave Fogle a prison sentence that is three years longer than the prosecutors agreed to. They’re asking the 7th Circuit Court […]

Police: Drunk driver killed 3 int’l students

A tragic story over the weekend, where a suspected drunk driver killed three college students and injured another when they were stopped on the interstate to fix a flat tire in their van. The students were from Manchester University and had visited Ball State and Taylor University. They were headed back to school in North […]