A Muncie woman who gave her mother an injection of a powerful painkiller has been sentenced to four years in prison today. The woman, 32-year-old Amanda Kay Pratt pleaded guilty last December to reckless homicide. Her mother, Penny Kerr died last February of an overdose of Diluadid. Pratt said she was trying to help her […]
Police and family members are looking for a teenager who has not been seen for over 10 days. The 15-year-old, Jaseland Falconbury, is a student at Muncie Central High School. The boy has run away from home before, according to a family member, but has never been gone for such a long time and they […]
Two Muncie women were arrested after a 16-year-old girl burned herself while allegedly cooking meth. The teen suffered burns on her thighs while at a home on South Jefferson St on Wednesday night. She was sent to Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis with third-degree burns. The two residents were arrested, 21-year-old Katelyn Fields and […]
A judge has sentenced Timothy Hahn to prison for beating a man with a baseball bat in a fight. Hahn will serve 15 years after his conviction last month in Delaware Circuit Court for aggravated battery. The 46-year-old Hahn has previous convictions for battery, robbery and criminal confinement dating back to the 1980s. According to […]
A follow up to the story from yesterday, where a 65-year-old Muncie woman allegedly attacked another woman whom she lived with for 30 years. Betty Jean Brooks was arrested when she was released from the hospital for injuries during a fight when she returned to the home after the woman filed a protective order against […]
The former home of Chase Bank in Muncie is expected to become the new main Muncie office for Old National Bank. The financial institution announced yesterday they are planning to combine two downtown offices into the three-story building on South Walnut by the end of this year. The bank president says all of their services […]
A large drug raid has put nine people in jail facing charges in Henry County. Shawn and Mary Ellen Moore are charged with dealing a look-alike substance and possession, among others. Others arrested on Monday include Justin Adams, Karissa Hurst, Joshua Jessup, Joshua Johnson, Robert Lawson, Saundra Lawson and Melissa Stump. They are all charged […]
A murder trial is set to begin Monday in Delaware Circuit Court for Juan Hernandez, accused of killing a Muncie man last January in Daleville. Hernandez is facing murder and assault charges for injuring the victim’s wife, who tried to defend her husband, Mark Hittson. The victim was stabbed over 20 times at a truck […]
The superintendent of Continental Local Schools has resigned his job to take another position at Elida Local Schools. Joel Mengerink, who also worked as high school principal, gave his resignation Tuesday night at the Continental Local Board of Education meeting. His resignation is effective July 31.
Of the 100 best places to work in the Hoosier State, three Muncie businesses have made the list. Ontario Systems, Accutech Systems and Magna Powertrain are considered the three most respectable employers. All three have previously appeared on the list.