• House Party Ends With Violence

    Two Muncie teens are recovering after a Saturday night house party that left the pair with serious injuries. Police say they were called to the 2300 block of South Ebright Street where one teen was attacked by party-goers for allegedly punching a girl. Another 18-year-old was allegedly stabbed 5 times during the incident. The teens […]

  • Summitville Couple Pleads Guilty

    The rural Summitville couple accused of more than one hundred charges of improper disposal and animal abuse have pleaded guilty to four of those counts. Daniel and Carrie Ault pleaded guilty to improper disposal after more than 170 dead animals were found rotting on the couple’s Summitville farm in 2013. The couple also faced child […]

  • Teen Could Be Tried In Adult Court

    A teen connected to the death of 3-year-old Bluffton boy could be tried as an adult. 16-year-old Zachary Barker made his initial hearing Monday in Wells Circuit Court. He‘s held in connection with the death of the boy. According to court documents, Barker helped move the body after the death. He‘s scheduled to appear in […]

  • Kokomo Under FEMA Fire Again

    The city of Kokomo is once again under fire from FEMA for its use of another parcel of land. Now FEMA is concerned over land the city would like to develop into apartments across the street from the proposed stadium. The city is hoping to work with Indiana Department of Homeland Security officials to bring […]

  • From Sheriff To Mayor?

    Former Madison County Sheriff Ron Richardson is expected to announce Friday that he will run for mayor of Alexandria. Richardson is holding a gathering at Beulah Park on Friday, Jan. 30 at 6:30 p.m. where he is expected to make the announcement. Richardson recently completed an eight-year term as sheriff.

  • Works Board Awards Sewer Contract

    The Anderson Public Works Board has awarded a contract to replace the force main in the Deer Creek subdivision, located off Raible Avenue. Anderson city engineer Mike Spyers says the work involves installing a 5-inch line to increase capacity. The replacement of 1,500 feet of sewer line will be paid for by the Anderson Water […]

  • Two Years In Prison For Biting A Cop

    A New Castle woman has been sentenced to over two years in prison for biting a police officer. The “Star Press” reports Angela Riley pleaded guilty to battery against a police officer. The deal dismissed five other charges, including battery by bodily waste and possession of a controlled substance. She was arrested in September for […]

  • The Right To…Hunt & Fish

    The Senate has begun the final step in sending voters a constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right to hunt and fish. Bedford Republican Brent Steele says hunting and fishing are a part of the country‘s heritage. The House and Senate passed the amendment in 2013 — approval this year would send it to voters for a […]

  • Coalition Calls For Hike In Minimum Wage

    A coalition of Indiana groups is calling for a rise in the minimum wage. Dozens held a gathering inside the Indiana Statehouse Monday. Indiana Institute for Working Families Senior Policy Analyst Derek Thomas says the current $7.25 an hour is far from enough needed to support families. He says $10.10 an hour is more in […]

  • Brainard To Be Challenged In May Primary

    Carmel City Council President Rick Sharp has made it official. He‘s challenging James Brainard in the May 5th primary for the Republican nomination for Mayor. Sharp says excessive spending; debt and lack of transparency have become hallmarks of the Brainard administration.