Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened around 4 a.m. this morning near Hawkins Hall on Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus. People are asked to avoid the area near West Wood and Grant Streets.
Members of a church in Connersville were shocked to find that their building was vandalized over the weekend. The church, on Ohio Avenue, was spray painted with a racial slur, a Nazi swastika and offensive language. No word yet on any possible suspects. A local gun shop owner says heâll install a surveillance system for […]
A crowd of about 50 Anderson University students & faculty along with community members marched through the cityâs downtown Saturday morning.Â Bearing flags representing 30 countries, they marched from Anderson University’s Peace Pole to Sesquicentennial Park downtown. A spokesperson says the goal was to spread peace and unity in a world that is in need […]
An Indianapolis driver suffered minor injuries early Sunday morning when his vehicle drove ran into a gas pump. Firefighters were called to the West 10th Street Shell station around 3 am Sunday where they found the SUV that hit one of the pumps was on fire, but they were able to get it put out. […]
Five Muncie men have been arrested in connection with an attempted break-in last week that resulted in the death of an alleged accomplice. The Star Press reports that 27-year-old William Joseph Smith has been arrested and charged with attempted armed robbery and attempted burglary. Police say Smith and Scott Gilliam tried to kick in a […]
A rural Losantville teenager is facing a total of 12 criminal charges in six cases pending in East Central Indiana courts â the latest charges come after allegedly attacking three members of his family. In his latest round of trouble, 19-year-old Jordan Jacob Sharp has been charged in Randolph Superior Court with domestic battery with […]
The son of an elderly Randolph County woman who authorities say never left a chair in her home for three months after breaking her hip has received a Jan. 23 trial date.Â 54-year-old Philip Weimer, of Lynn, is charged with two counts of neglect of a dependent. He was arrested after police determined Weimerâs parents […]
Madison County, like many other parts of EC Indiana, is seeing a spike in child abuse and neglect cases. Amanda Craycraft, director of the Madison County CASA program says drugs are behind the increase.Â Madison County ranks fifth in the state in child abuse and neglect cases. Madison Circuit Court 4 Judge George Pancol, who […]
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The Delaware County leg of the Indiana Bicentennial torch run kicks off Tuesday.Â From 7-9am there will be a free Community Pancake Breakfast at Heartland Hall at the Delaware County Fairgrounds and mobile museum tours. The breakfast will be followed by the lighting of the torch, with Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler the first of 24 […]
Looking for work? The City of Anderson is hosting the HireAnderson Job Fair. It will be held at the former Sears in Mounds Mall this Wednesday from 11am to 3pm. Unemployed or underemployed Anderson residents will have the opportunity to connect with local and regional employers. Bring several copies of your resume, although one is […]