• Fireworks laws, injuries in Indiana

    Just a quick reminder from the State Fire Marshal’s office about fireworks. Make sure you know the laws of where they can set off, and most importantly, know that if your fireworks damage someone else’s property, you could face a $5,000 fine, a year in jail, and restitution may be required. You can get the […]

  • BMV offices to close for holiday weekend

    The 4th of July holiday weekend is upon us, and Federal and state offices will be closed on Monday. All BMV offices will be closed on Saturday as well as Monday.

  • Driver goes left of center and kills 75-year-old Lynn woman

    A woman from Lynn died in a crash on Indiana 32 on Monday afternoon when a car crossed the center line and hit her head on. The victim, 75-year-old Faye Runner, died at the scene just west of Monroe Central Junior-Senior High School. Her passenger, 41-year-old Emily Saylor of Richmond has serious injuries and taken […]

  • Another Ball State arrest for child porn

    A third staff member of Ball State University has been arrested for child pornography. This time, Professor Robert Yadon was taken to jail and charged with 10 counts of child exploitation. The man had until recently worked in information and communications sciences. Yadon was released after posting bond and has been barred from campus, according […]

  • Homeless man died from smoke inhalation, coroner says

    The Delaware County Coroner has ruled the apparent homeless man who died in a burning house on Saturday died of smoke inhalation. 55-year-old Gregory Jackson Sr. was not the victim of violence or foul play, and had been living in the abandoned house in the 600 block of North Madison Street. The Star Press is […]

  • Another BSU Employee Busted For Child Porn

    Ball State Police have arrested another university employee for possession of child porn. Police arrested Robert Yadon, a former professor of ‘Information and Communications Sciences’, following an investigation assisted by the Indiana State Police Cyber Crime Unit. Yadon has been banned from campus.

  • Lynn Woman Killed In Crash

    A Lynn woman was killed Monday afternoon when her car was hit head on by another as it veered left of center. The Randolph County Sheriff’s Department received a call at around 5:25 p.m. of a two vehicle crash on SR 32 just west of CR 1000 West. Killed in the crash, was 75-year-old Faye […]

  • Molestation Charges Dropped; Says Mom Coached Kids

    Two Madison County men had child molestation charges against them dropped. The judge dismissed the charges against 66-year-old Edward Peevler and 67-year-old Ruben Guiterrez, though the charges could be reinstated at a later date. The men asked for the dismissal, saying the children’s mother coached them.

  • President Ellspermann Visits Cowan Campus

    Former Indiana Lieutenant-Governor, now President of Ivy Tech Community College, Dr. Sue Ellsperman, continued her tour of statewide facilities Monday. At a stop at the Cowan campus, she addressed the issues of graduation rates, the types of employers who are in urgent need of workers and she responded to those who say Ivy Tech – […]

  • Environmental Clean Up Underway

    Environmental clean-up work is underway at the site of a former gas station on the west side of Edgewood Plaza. Brownfield specialist, Gary McKinney, says the contaminated soil will be cleared from a petroleum leak on the property. The work will include the removal of underground storage tanks, along with remediation work.

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