A family Fourth of July celebration turned tragic when a Marion man went to check on a firework shell that had not fired when expected. 41-year-old James Drake was killed Saturday night after suffering extensive trauma to the face in the accident. Drake was rushed to Marion General Hospital where he died about an hour […]
An Elkhart man has died after fireworks exploded inside his home. Police say neighbors reported hearing a loud boom around 9:30 a.m. Sunday. 44-year-old Jose Magallanes died after suffering blunt force trauma to the head, according to the County Coronerâs. His death has been ruled accidental.
Muncie police continue to search for “persons of interest” in the shooting death of a Muncie teenager. 18-year-old Christian Michael Orebaugh was shot once in the torso Thursday night in his southside home. Witnesses, including a person in the home at the time of the shooting, reported seeing three men flee from the house after […]
Three people were taken to the hospital with gunshot wounds in Anderson Friday afternoon and a suspect in that shooting was shot by an Anderson police officer. It happened in the 300 block of East 36th Street when Officer Shad Grile, the first to arrive on scene encountered the suspect, who pointed a gun at […]
A 39 year old Muncie man that tried to jump ship before his first sentencing hearing on charges of dealing meth will spend the next eight years behind bars. Officials say that Robert Stanton was scheduled to be sentenced on June 24th, and showed up to court that day, but left before the judge arrived. […]
Starting today, some railroad crossings in Muncie will close while CSX crews replace cross ties. The affected areas include Monroe Street between Howard Street and Kirby Avenue, and Hackley Street between Charles and Seymour streets. Additional crossings to be closed include Butterfield Road and Delaware County Roads 550-E and 800-E. A spokesperson says the plan […]
Just a few weeks ago, Anderson Mayor Kevin Smith unveiled Operation Downtown to revitalize the cityâs core. The first step will be converting the downtown streets to accommodate two-way traffic. The plan is to remove the majority of the stop lights and erect four-way stop signs at the intersections. Kokomo converted its streets to two-way […]
The trial of a Muncie man accused of stabbing a Wal-Mart manager, among other charges, has been rescheduled for Aug. 13. Rodney G. Patterson â also known as Kenan Fortune Abraman â is charged with battery with a deadly weapon, after he allegedly used a knife to wound the manager of the store. The judge […]
Indiana set a record for rainfall in the month of June, with a state average of just over nine inches. The State Climate Office says June was also the wettest of any month on record since 1895. During the entire month, there were only four days when it did not rain somewhere in Indiana including […]
Matt Stonie upset Joey âJawsâ Chestnut to win the July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathanâs Famous in Coney Island; breaking Chestnutâs bid for a ninth straight victory. Stonie, who finished second, last year, downed 62 hot dogs and buns on Saturday, beating Chestnut by two. Both are from San Jose, California.