Police say an inmate jumped out of the back of an ambulance and fled from police custody. 28-year-old Brandon Taliaferro escaped while being transported to St. Vincent Anderson Hospital from Madison County Community Corrections. Taliaferro is still on the run.
A severe water main break along South Madison Street between East Ninth Street and East Memorial Drive Wednesday afternoon caused the city to shut down both north and southbound traffic in that area. The Star Press reports that main break caused much damage to the street.
Two New Castle men have been arrested after a state trooper stopped their car for driving with no headlights. 39-year-old David Floyd was found to be driving on a suspended license as a Habitual Traffic Violator. His passenger, 32-year-old Joshua Alley, was in possession of 15 grams of meth.
It will soon be down to one lane again across Tiger Drive Bridge in Yorktown. Construction is set to resume April 1 and should be completed at the end of July. Traffic signals have been installed to regulate traffic flow north and south.
A Noblesville-based metal parts manufacturer is relocating its operations from Ohio to Indiana. Metal Powder Products announced the plans to expand its operations in Hamilton County, moving a manufacturing division from Solon, Ohio and creating up to 80 new jobs by 2020.
The Indiana Department of Revenue encourages due diligence before donating to any charitable organization to not only ensure they’re legitimate, but that your contributions go where intended. As customers file their taxes this season, several are realizing some of their charitable giving did not qualify for tax deductions. Why? Because the organization never existed.
Old Hollywood is the theme for this year’s Airband, the annual lip-synching and choreography competition between residence halls across the Taylor University campus. Airband is scheduled on Saturday, March 30, with shows at 6:30 and 9:00 pm, in the Rediger Chapel/Auditorium. Tickets will be available before the show and at the door.
A two vehicle crash left a 21 year old driver dead in Delaware County late Wednesday morning. It involved a collision between a pick up truck and a Mack Truck on Cowan Road. Police say Gary Lowe ran a stop sign and his vehicle was hit by the truck used to haul dumpsters. Lowe was pronounced dead at the scene. The other driver wasn’t injured.
The Ball State Opera Theatre will perform Mozart’s acclaimed opera “Don Giovanni” on March 29 at 7:30 p.m. and March 31 at 2 p.m. in Sursa Performance Hall. Twenty-two students in the College of Fine Arts will perform the full opera, a blend of humor, drama, horror, love, and the supernatural.
Madison-Grant Jr./Sr. High School went on lock down Tuesday morning after the report of gunshots nearby. Numerous agencies responded and did a sweep of the school and determined that there was no imminent threat allowing the school day to proceed.