Ball State President steps down

New this afternoon, Ball State President Paul Ferguson has resigned. He’s asking for a two-month sabbatical and then his resignation becomes effective. The Board of Trustees has reportedly accepted. Provost and Executive VP for Academic Affairs Dr. Terry King is now acting President.

Muncie man takes plea in summer shooting

A Muncie man has taken a plea deal with prosecutors and plead guilty to shooing another man last summer on East Adams St. 27-year-old Brandon Slay pleaded guilty to aggravated battery. The terms of the deal have not been announced, and the judge will decide if the deal is accepted. Sentencing is set for Feb […]

Unnammed Delta HS staff member investigated

We’re following up to day about a possible battery case involving a staff member at Delta High School and a juvenile student. The school administration isn’t providing much information at this point in their investigation, saying it’s a personnel matter. What we do know is that an incident was reported last Wednesday concerning what they’re […]

Drugs and cash seized in Muncie apartment raid

A SWAT raid resulted in a Muncie man’s arrest yesterday, after alleged drug deals went down at an apartment building on the westside. The Sheriff’s Department and SWAT seized crack, marijuana, morphine and over $1,300 cash from an apartment in the 200 block of North McKenzie St. Thursday morning. 30-year-old Gerald Bennett was arrested and […]

Two Mexican restaurants searched

Search warrants were served on two Mexican restaurants Wednesday, though no arrests were reported. Both establishments are owned by the same man, Manuel Rodriguez and were closed yesterday. The searches stemmed from a grand jury investigation in Marion County. The communications director for their prosecutors office confirmed the searches but shared no other details.

DCS changes benefits for part-time employees

Delaware Community Schools is dropping health insurance for its part-time employees. The board ok’d the change earlier this week to no longer offer health coverage, life insurance, long term disability or accidental death and dismemberment insurance. Now new part time employees can choose dental and vision coverage, and group life insurance with AD&D coverage. 39 […]