Heroin continues to leave its mark locally as three Muncie residents were found apparently OD’ed in a McDonald’s parking lot in Dayton, Ohio. The trio is identified as Adam Shields of the 16-hundred block of South Franklin Street, plus, Kinsey Jente & Holly Terry both of the 2000 block of East 26th Street. Police say […]
She thought she was overdosing on heroin: The 22-year-old Muncie woman panicked and called 911. When police arrived at the scene in the 800 block of South Hackley Street, they found Jamie L. Phillips with blood running down both of her arms and on her shirt. It turns out the heroin she thought she was […]
Madison Countyâs needle exchange program is being expanded after the increase of participants has grown each month. Officials say the goal is to stop the spread of Hepatitis C and HIV in the region. Madison County announced its needle exchange program at the beginning of August 2015 and since then; reportedly tens of thousands of […]
A Muncie man has been identified as the person killed when the bike he was on was hit from behind by a car on Jackson Street. A witness says the driver, 81 year old Jimmy Faulkner, had come up quickly on the bike and hit it, sending the rider up and over his windshield. The […]
Authorities say three Indiana animal neglect cases brought dozens of cats and other animals into their care in Madison County. The Herald Bulletin reports an anonymous tip led police to a mobile home where they found three people living with 39 cats, two dogs, three snakes, two guinea pigs, a bearded dragon, a parrot and […]
More controversy over alleged voter fraud: Indiana Democrats’ Get-Out-The-Vote Coordinator Peter Hanscom accuses Republican Secretary Of State Connie Lawson of “inflammatory rhetoric” in warning of possible voter fraud. Lawson says itâs absurd for anyone to suggest she’s playing politics with voter registration.
Work is soon to be underway on a busy Muncie thoroughfare. The nearly half-a-million-dollar project will re-surface 29th Street from the Muncie bypass to Macedonia Avenue and on Macedonia Avenue between the bypass and 29th Street. Look for lane closures and traffic flaggers during daylight hours for about a month. The work is expected to […]
The 25th annual Heartland Film Festival is underway in Indianapolis. The event will feature more than 130 films over 10 days at screenings throughout the city. Organizers say they received a record 2,535 submissions from 92 countries. Since the inaugural event in 1992, Heartland has awarded $3 million in prize money to independent filmmakers.
Authorities have seized tens of thousands of suspected counterfeit items from several booths at the Parke County Covered Bridge Festival. Indiana State Excise Officers arrested 24 people on charges of forgery & counterfeiting. Items seized were believed to be imitations of brands including Nike, North Face, Oakley, Adidas, Beats by Dre and professional sports leagues.
Authorities say three Indiana animal neglect cases brought dozens of cats and other animals into their care in Madison County. The Herald Bulletin reports an anonymous tip Monday led police to a mobile home where officers found three people living with 39 cats, two dogs, three snakes, two guinea pigs, a bearded dragon, a parrot […]