A Muncie teenager who allegedly broke into a northside home last night armed with a gun, either blacked out or fainted during the intrusion. Police say 18-year-old Jaron Johnson is charged with burglary with a deadly weapon. They say he was one of two men who broke down a door on East Dunn Ave. about […]
A Muncie man accused of killing another has asked for a speedy trial and got it. Martize Kirkland is charged in the killing of Jeremy Johnson of Delaware County. His trial is set to begin on March 28th in Marion Superior Court. Prosecutors say Kirkland killed Johnson in an abandoned Indy house because the victim […]
The Zika Virus has made its way to Indiana. Health officials say the case was confirmed in Marion in Grant County. Officials go on to say that the case wasn’t severe enough to require hospitalization and at this point the Department of Health says the risk for Hoosiers remains low.
Why did Ball State’s president abruptly resign? That’s the question that’s not going away. The BSU Faculty Council has named a committee that will look at the way the university contracts with educators and propose needed changes. The college’s written agreement to pay the President nearly a half-a-million dollars to leave and not explaining why […]
Police have jailed an Alexandria man on charges including child molestation after an incident with a girl younger than 14. It is alleged to have happened at a south Muncie residence several days ago while the girlâs mother was away at a doctorâs appointment. The mother told police that the suspect, 32-year-old James Andrew Rowland […]
Muncie officials say they plan to support a resolution declaring support for Muslim citizens and condemning anti-Muslim hate speech and violence. The resolution was proposed by Mayor Dennis Tyler. The Muncie City Council will consider the resolution at an upcoming council meeting. The Mayor says the city appreciates the Muslim community and wants them to […]
A reporter for the Muncie Star Press is apologizing for remarks he made regarding one Muncie neighborhood. Reporter Seth Slabaugh used the term (McGhetto) to describe one area of the city’s east side. The newspaperâs management has since apologized for the remark and says they will review their social media policies and best practices.
An Anderson man, who admitted robbing a man while he had had a toddler in a car with him, has been sentenced to six years in prison. The Herald Bulletin reports that 19-year-old David W. Goodwin is required to take parenting classes as part of his sentence.
A nighttime crash left two with minor injuries but it proved to be fatal for the horse. Investigators say the horse was in the middle of the road near Markleville when it was hit by a GMC Sonoma. Both occupants were treated for minor injuries at the hospital. The horse’s owner isn’t sure how it […]
A Muncie man is charged with felony strangulation after police say he was intoxicated and choked his wife when she took away his car keys. 44-year-old Jeremy Wilson was arrested and is facing strangulation and misdemeanor domestic battery charges.