A Muncie man faces up to two years in prison after pleading guilty this week to dealing in methamphetamine. 24 year old Jeffery Andre Paul Kirby of the 1600 block of South Elm Street, pleaded guilty to the Level 5 felony, which normally carries up to six years in prison. He was charged in connection […]
It’s not what anyone would want to happen on Thanksgiving morning. An early morning fire Thursday badly damaged a home west of Gaston. The house, in the 11900 block of Delaware County Road 850-N, was fully engulfed by the time Gaston firefighters arrived at around 2:00 a.m. They were soon joined at the scene, just […]
Locals got a head start on the holiday shopping season again this year, with thousands braving busy roads to save at Muncie area retailers Thursday. The Star Press is reporting that fifteen area stores opened on Thanksgiving this year, with most unlocking their doors between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. with plans to remain open […]
Some camped out overnight, other got in line earlier this morning and some are just now starting their holiday shopping on this Black Friday. Most retailers opened their doors for the holiday shopping season this morning, with a handful opting to open on Thanksgiving. Police say shoppers have been well-behaved so far, with no major […]
A Purdue retail expert says Black Friday isn’t really what it used to be. Dr. Richard Feinberg says Black Friday has become more spread out to include the weeks leading up to and even after Christmas. He says these days, Black Friday really exists as the kickoff of the holiday shopping season and gets people […]
With the beginning of the holidays, police are reminding you how to play it safe at shopping centers and malls. They say to park only in well-lighted and highly visible locations â always lock the doors and activate the car alarm and remove any and all valuables that can be seen from the outside of […]
An early morning fire Thursday badly damaged a home near Gaston. Gaston firefighters and units from nearby departments dumped 10,000 gallons of water on the house. Investigators say a wood stove was the source of the fire. The owners were not home and no one was injured. The home declared to be a total loss.
Michael Joe Williamson wonât be leaving the Delaware County jail in the near future. The 37-year-old Muncie man is charged with murder in the October 6 stabbing death of 38-year-old Bilal R. Lipscomb. The judge has denied a request by Williamson to set bond in his case. He is set to stand trial February 29.
One of the suspects in the burglary of an Anderson gun shop has pleaded guilty to several charges stemming from the Aug. 13 incident. 29-year-old Deandre Fairman took a plea deal as the mastermind behind the Gunslinger Gun Shop break-in. Fairman is being held without bond at the Madison County Jail. Sentencing is scheduled for […]
Peeping Tom has been busted after looking into the bedroom windows of young women living near the Ball State University campus. 38 YO Jeffrey Boyden is facing 30 months in prison after he was reportedly seen looking into the windows. He will be in court on Jan. 14.