Wallace statements admissable, others not

On Friday a judge in Delaware County ruled that Cory Wallace’s recorded statements to detectives are admissable in his upcoming trial in the death of his 5-month old. The judge said he was properly given his rights before he spoke. But comments he made before that won’t be heard by the jury beginning June 6th. […]

Three kids hurt in dirt bike accident

Now that warmer weather is coming, a warning to parents about kids and off-road vehicles. Saturday three children under 10 were injured when a four-year-old stepped in front of a dirt bike with a 10-year old driver and passenger. All will be ok, but authorities warn that state law says operators under 14 must have […]

Man raising wolfdogs needs ok to keep them

In DeSoto, a man raising 11 wolfdogs is going before the Metropolitan Board of Zoning Appeals to ask for a zoning variance so he can keep the animals on his property. The Delaware County zoning ordiance limits three dogs on a residential zone. Raymond Jones says he’s raised the hybrid animals for 17 years with […]

Ball State math teacher arrested in child porn investigation

On Friday, a Ball State University math instructor was arrested in a child pornography investigation. The Star Press says today that Brian Siebenaler was arrested after campus police determined someone was accessing child porn and set up an alert to notify them when it happened again. A detective arrested Siebenaler and seized a USB key […]

Centerville man guilty in bicyclist’s death

A Wayne County man who was charged with hitting and killing a woman riding a bicycle in the middle of the night has been convicted. 25-year-old Clifford Henry was taken into custody after the verdict. The crash near Centerville on U.S. 40 happened in August 2014 that killed Joana Abernethy. Sentencing is June 9th.

Vectren to replace gas lines to customers in Anderson

Vectren is working this summer in Anderson to replace four miles of gas pipelines in the area, and roads will be closed while work is being done. The work includes lines that run directly into customers homes, which means yards, sidewalks and streets will be torn up, but Vectren pledged to repair all affected property. […]

Police seek suspected rapist

A Richmond man is wanted for the rape of a woman over two days in April. Police are looking for 36-year-old Michael Lawrence Abbott. The victim says Abbott is a former boyfriend who held her against her will and assaulted her at a Richmond home of a friend.

Bobcat hunting may be allowed

The state is considering taking the Bobcat off the list of protected species and allow hunters to thin out the growing population. The Department of Natural Resources says the proposed change would affect the southwestern part of Indiana, though no specifics are detailed yet. The department is taking feedback until Sunday.

Transgender students protected in schools

Indiana schools got word today from the Obama Administration that all public schools should treat all transgender students based on their gender identity including in restroom and locker room policies or possibly lose federal education funding. The administration says the Civil Rights act protects transgender students from discrimination. The state superintendent praised the ruling, saying […]

City under investigation

The City of Muncie is reportedly under investigation by the FBI, though the agency would not acknowledge it. The Star Press is reporting that the Mayor’s Office has provided information to the FBI, thought Dennis Tyler says he was advised by legal counsel against talking about it. The investigation seems to center around building demolitions […]