Indianapolis man shot to death in car

A man was shot to death in a car on the Northeast side of Indianapolis Sunday afternoon.  Police say 36-year-old Marcus Greene died of multiple gun-shot wounds from what investigators say was a “high-powered” weapon. Indianapolis Metropolitan Police are searching for a 17-year-old male in connection with the shooting.

Ball State to hold forum on tuition increases

A public forum will be held Thursday to discuss a possible tuition increase at Ball State University for the next two academic years.  The university wants a 4.9 percent increase for in-state students and six percent for out-of-state students.  The event is scheduled to start at Noon in the Forum Room of the Pittenger Student Center.

Yorktown tenn severly burned by fire

A fire that severely burned a Yorktown teenager Friday night is believed to be the result of gasoline.  The boy’s uncle says the boy suffered burns to 80 percent of his body and is being treated in Cincinnati. Yorktown firefighters say gas was in a shed where the fire started and the victim was nearby.  Spokesman Joe Krupa says the shed was completely destroyed, leaving little to investigate.

Tornado shreds small Kansas town

City Officials Greensburg, Kansas estimate 95 percent of the town was destroyed by a tornado late Friday evening.  The National Weather Service says an upper F-4 or F-5 tornado left a one-point-four mile wide path of destruction.  Nine people have been reported dead so far.

Avon man found dead in jail cell

An Avon man who turned himself into police Friday is dead.  Hendricks County Police say 29-year-old Sean McCoy was serving 52-weekend sentence on a drug conviction. Authorities checked on the man early Saturday morning to find him unresponsive.  Results from an autopsy are pending, however foul play is not suspected.

IDEM rescinds approval for dairy operation

Approval for a Huntington County Dairy Operation from the State Department of Environmental Management is being rescinded.  IDEM issued 13 violations against Degroot Dairy, with eight concerning animal waste spills.  The dairy will have 15 days to appeal the decision.

Frankfort man sentenced to 22 years

A Frankfort man accused of dealing marijuana and attempted murder will spend 22 years in prison.  44-year-old Shannon Hollars allegedly fired his gun at police officers while being served a search warrant in 2004.  A bullet just missed a town marshal by less than 10 feet.

Schools change emergency plans across state

Colleges and universities across the state are altering their plans for emergencies similar to the Virginia Tech shootings.  Eric Dietz of the State Homeland Security says the schools are ready, but he does anticipate changes to be made based on the lessons learned in Virginia.