A Jay County man is accused of killing his girlfriend’s 5-week-old daughter. 21-year-old Dalton Davis is charged with murder and is being held without bond in the Jay County jail. The initial cause of the baby’s death is listed as “severe blunt force trauma,â pending the completion of lab tests.
New cop cars are in the budget: Madison County Council members give tentative approval for the purchase of nine new vehicles for the Sheriffâs Department in next year’s budget. At least six of the nine vehicles will be patrol cars. Price tag for the purchase is about 260 thousand dollars. The Council is still working […]
A major road closure in Winchester: Greenville Avenue remains closed from Oak Street to the St. Vincent Randolph Hospital entrance. Access to the hospital cannot be gained from State Road 32 and Greenville Avenue; you must use US 27 and Greenville. The road will remain closed until sometime this evening.
Heads up Delaware County Road 800-E will be closed – between County Road 500-N and Edgewater Road – for up to 10 days starting on Monday. The road should be opened by Oct. 16. Crews will be doing work on a pipe line.
FBI director James Comey will be the special guest speaker at John Pistole’s inauguration as president of Anderson University today. The ceremony is the final event in the presidential search process. Representatives and presidents of 37 colleges and universities are scheduled to take part in the ceremony. Among them are some of the oldest schools […]
A Frankton man has received what is believed to be the third-largest settlement for a wrongful conviction in Indiana history. Billy Julian was arrested and sentenced to 18 years in prison following a 2001 arson fire at Frankton High School. In a federal lawsuit, the defendants, including a former Madison County sheriff & deputy and […]
Paying respects to a long-time lawmaker: The State of Indiana says goodbye to State Representative Bill Crawford, who died last week. Crawford lying in state Thursday at the Indiana Statehouse. He retired three years ago from state politics. He was the longest-serving African American state lawmaker in the nation.
Police in Kokomo are asking for help in locating a suspect in the death of a man in early September. They accuse 19-year-old Diamonty Newman of beating 44-year-old Derrick Lamont Morris last month, which resulted in Morris’ death in the hospital a few days later. Anyone with information is asked to contact Kokomo police.
2013 Blues Hall of Fame inductee and two-time W.C. Handy award winner, Joe Louis Walker will perform a free outdoor concert at 7 tomorrow night, at Canan Commons. The downtown Muncie concert will be the final show in the 2015 Muncie Three Trails Music Series.
We are under a month away from applications days for Christmas assistance at the Salvation Army in Muncie. October 26 â 30, and December 2 â 7, families in need of some holiday help are welcome to fill out the simple forms and find out more. Visit samuncie.com, or call 289-7924 for more information.