After filing a police report against an Army recruiter from Marion, charges will not be filed against Corporal Michael Miller due to a lack of evidence. 27-year-old Forrest Beard said that Miller held him against his will in an Army car in the Kohls parking lot on July 21st. Beard also claims that Miller wanted to cut his throat or break his neck for having to work on a Saturday.
After many attempts to have a building or structure on the campus of Ball State University with his name on it, David Letterman finally got his wish. The new Communication and Media Building will be named after him. The announcement was made yesterday at the schools downtown Indianapolis center with Lettermans mother Dorothy in attendance.
State Representative Dennis Tyler has asked for the governors administration to extend the deadline for homeowners to file for homestead credits and other property tax deductions. Tyler says that state and local officials need to join together to provide homeowners relief from tax bills that many cannot afford to pay.
An Eaton teenager charged with burglary has received a December 12th trial date in Delaware Circuit Court three. Authorities say 18-year-old Kris Selvey broke into a home on South Fort Wayne Street in May. If convicted, Selvey could face up to 10 years in prison on the Class B felony charge.
A Texas man accused of killing a former Muncie resident was arrested in Mexico. 22-year-old Jesus Enrique Maya has been charged with murder in the death of 40-year-old Michael Gregory Johnston. Authorities say they found Johnstons body between two buildings in Austin, Texas and that he was strangled to death. Johnston was a graduate of Muncie Northside High School and Ball State University.
One suspect still remains at large in connection to a shooting that killed 15-year-old Daiwaun Walton. 21-year-old Lavon Lampkins has avoided capture since a warrant was issued for his arrest on July 12 by Delaware Circuit Court three Judge Robert Barnet, Jr.
Judge Robert Barnet, Jr. has rejected two more proposed plea agreements in criminal cases. The Delaware Circuit Court three judge did not accept a deal between prosecutors and Thelma Sollars, as well as Josh Thurston. Barnet has rejected at least two other plea agreements over the last month.
An 88-year-old Florida man was honored Saturday as an Eagle Scout. Walter Hart says he first earned the rank more than fifty years ago, but was unable to acquire the status because of his service in World War II. Boy Scout officials say he could be the oldest person to ever earn the honor.
26 people in Louisiana could face charges for taking too much money from an ATM in late June and early July. But thats because the machine was giving out 20-dollar bills instead of five-dollar bills. Authorities say records show who took the extra seven-thousand that was given away by the machine and they plan on tracking them down.
The two men accused of slaying an Indianapolis family of seven last year, will not go to trial until 2009. A new schedule was approved by a Marion County Judge on Friday because he feels attorneys for both sides need more time to prepare their depositions. James Stewart and Desmond Turner were both accused in the failed robbery and fatal shootings of an Indianapolis family last June that included three children.