The combination of high humidity, remnants of tropical storm Cindy and an approaching cold front will bring drenching downpours today. Some very heavy rainfall is to be expected at times. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in some areas.
Charges have been dropped against a former Ball State University student accused of threatening shoppers at a Muncie Goodwill store unless they converted to Islam. The prosecutor this week filed a motion to dismiss after 24-year-old Khalid Sulaiman Bilal was deported to his native country, Saudi Arabia.
Embattled Anderson attorney Stephen Schuyler has been sentenced to eight years in prison for defrauding clients. Schuyler was facing 15 felony counts of theft, check deception and corrupt business influence for allegedly misappropriating funds from six estates totaling more than $700,000.
Police say they arrested a Muncie man after he called 911, time and time again. 35-year-old Jonothon Fyffe of the 800 block of West 11th Street made the calls after being cited for playing loud music late Wednesday night. Now he’s charged with misuse of a 911 system and was being held in lieu of […]
A Randolph County man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. 36-year-old Shanta E. Debouse, most recently of Lynn, was arrested last July after a woman told investigators Debouse had forced her to have sex with men he had met online. Debouse reportedly admitted he had arranged for paid sexual encounters involving the woman, […]
He was on in-home detention, but that didnât stop an Anderson man from earning a little side money. Members of the Madison County Drug Task Force arrested 37-year-old Elliott Scott Stapleton on suspicion of dealing marijuana at his Lindberg Road home. Also arrested was 33-year-old Lucas James Williams. Authorities took him into custody on the […]
Madison County Commissioners continue to try and find a way to pay for bridge maintenance work. The commissioners briefly discussed creating a new “major bridge fund” but quickly dismissed it due to property tax caps. The commissioners still need to find 3 to 4 million dollars annually to maintain and repair Madison Countyâs 217 […]
The Indiana Department of Education has announced the distribution of the 2017-18 Math and Science Partnership Program Grants. Recipients have displayed a focus on classroom integration of math and science instruction, with an additional focus on relevant Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math within grades K-12.
Muncie Animal Care Services is bursting at the seams; so the facility is holding a $5 adoption special. It is being held today from 10 to 5:30 and from noon to 3 on Saturday. The shelter is at 901 West Riggin Road. All dogs and cats up for adoption are sterilized, current on age-appropriate vaccinations […]
The Anderson High School Marching Highlanders will have fundraising car washes at four locations from 10 to 3 Saturday. The Color Guard will be washing cars at the Chesterfield-Union Township Fire Department, woodwinds at the Rally’s on Scatterfield Road, brass at Fire Station No. 8 on 53rd Street and percussion at Oak Motors on Broadway. […]