Police say an out-of-control car crashed into a gas station in Richmond, starting a fire and injuring four people. Officials say the car knocked over a pole supporting the protective canopy at a Speedway station, struck two pumps and hit another car being fueled, causing the two pumps burst into flames. Of the four people […]
Muncie police continue to investigate the Saturday night robbery of a Muncie taxi driver. Police say the cabbie was robbed by two men just after 5:30 p.m. in the 4200 block of South Pinewood Drive. The suspects were described as two black males â fled the scene after taking cash and property from the driver, […]
The Robert Cooper Audubon Society, which represents 500 members in Madison, Delaware, Henry, Grant, Jay, Randolph and Blackford counties is the latest environmental group to voice opposition to the proposed Mounds Lake reservoir. The group says they are concerned over the potential impact to Mounds State Park; including the loss of shaded hiking trail along […]
The trip by Anderson officials last week to Israel could result in future investments by two companies that have operations in Anderson. Anderson Mayor Kevin Smith and Greg Winkler, director of the cityâs Economic Development Department, spent six days in Israel to meet with the management team at Keter Group and Taditel, both of which […]
Legislators appear to have reached a compromise on regulating unlicensed day-care centers. The latest proposal would apply existing rules on room size and adult-to-child ratios not only to licensed day-care centers, but to unlicensed centers which receive money from the stateâs child care development fund. Legislators settled a debate over how to define those terms […]
A bill to allow guns on school property as long as they stay locked in your trunk appears headed for a final vote in the House and Senate this week. The House added the provision last month to a Senate bill on police gun buyback programs. Supporters argue existing gun bans can turn law-abiding citizens […]
Ball State University students have helped police with cold cases around the state – now the focus is on Muncie. Students have taken on the task of assisting the local homicide unit with crimes that have gone unsolved. Professor Bryan Byers says they donât want to create any false hope for the families involved as […]
Grant County firefighters were called out to a house fire early Monday morning. Crews from Upland, Matthews and Fairmount were dispatched to a house on State Road 26 east of Upland just before 6 oâclock yesterday. Officials say the vacant house was in the process of being remodeled. It was considered a total loss.
A Muncie man has been accused of stealing musical instruments from the Ball State University campus. 60-year-old Michael S. Hall has been arrested with three counts of theft after police accused him of taking the instruments on three consecutive Tuesdays between Feb. 18 and March 4. Police were able to recover the instruments from a […]
Alexandria residents will be meeting at the Chamber office at 5:30 this afternoon in preparation for the townâs annual CARE Day on Saturday, May 17th. If you would like to be a part of the long-standing tradition of âspring cleaningâ in the city of Alexandria, contact the Chamber at 765-724-3144.