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Arrest Log: Dec. 11
Arrests made by Madison County law enforcement Sunday and Monday, based on Madison County Jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers, but are not final until the Madison County prosecutor reviews the case and files official charges. Inmates in Madison County Department of Correction
Anderson man injured in Friday morning rollover accident
The report of a rollover accident shortly after 9 a.m. Friday resulted in multiple emergency departments responding to CR 715W near Base Road. Once on the scene, responders found a 2004 Jeep Liberty had left the rural road and rolled multiple times.
Kleenco not expanding into Anderson
ANDERSON — The building that for many years was the home of Weidner Chevrolet and later Myers Autoworld is back on the market. A year ago Kleenco, headquartered in Alexandria, purchased the building with plans to expand its business into Anderson.
Community Briefs: Dec. 11
ANDERSON — The Friends of the Library’s monthly book sale will be Friday and Saturday at Anderson Public Library, 111 E. 12th St. Sale hours are from noon to 4:30 p.m. This month’s sale features a new shipment of science fiction books. Also included in the sale are cookbooks and other Christmas fict
Anderson Community Schools to investigate social media threat
ANDERSON, Ind. (WISH) -- Anderson Community School officials say they will get to the bottom of a recent threat to the middle and high school. School leaders say police will do extra patrols in the district. Both Highland Middle School and Anderson High School students will see more police Monday. T
Former IU basketball star Eric Anderson dead at 48
INDIANAPOLIS -- Former Indiana University basketball star, Eric Anderson, has died. Anderson, 48, was one of the stars of the Hoosiers’ 1992 Final Four team. He was named Mr. Basketball at his Illinois high school before becoming a star at IU where he was named “All-Big Ten” in 1992 and then the MVP
Suspect in bank robbery described as a 'good kid'
ANDERSON — The night before police arrested Shah Heed Webster accusing him of robbing a bank, he was up all night playing the online video game Fortnite. Amanda Samuels says Webster, 17, has lived with her family for two years. She says he attends high school classes online.
Man pleads guilty to felony charges, receives probation sentence
ANDERSON — Lazarus White II was scheduled to go before a judge on felony charges, but he took a plea agreement instead and was given six years of probation for his crimes on Monday.
What's Where: Dec. 11
• Madison County Planning Commission, 9 a.m., Health Department basement, 206 E. Ninth St., Suite 200. • Anderson Board of Public Works, 1:30 p.m., Room 503, Anderson City Building, 120 E. Eighth St.
Man tells judge he does not remember attacking woman
ANDERSON — As he sat wearing a green striped jail uniform, Mark Dye’s face was peppered with cuts and bumps. His left eye was swollen and a fierce shade of magenta and mauve.
Good Morning: Dancing Like the Stars is Jan. 26
ANDERSON — The Paramount Theatre’s 11th annual Dancing Like The Stars benefit will take place again this year at the historic Paramount Theatre, celebrating Diamonds & Denim in honor of the New Team Competition.
Dollar General store awning collapses in Lawrence
LAWRENCE, Ind. – The façade of a Dollar General store collapsed in Lawrence on Tuesday. First responders were called to the store in the 8000 block of Pendleton Pike shortly after 4 p.m.
No jail for Baylor fraternity president charged with rape
WACO, Texas — A Texas judge on Monday accepted a plea deal allowing a former Baylor University student accused of raping a woman at a fraternity party to avoid serving jail time, marking at least the third time the judge has approved lenient punishment for men accused of sexually assault.
Communities offer variety of activities at holiday events
PENDLETON — Still wearing her costume from her performance earlier in the day in the production of “Elf Jr.,” Lachlan Brown, 10, sat on Santa’s lap on the second floor of the Pendleton Historical Society and quietly told him her wish for Christmas.
Local and state briefs: Wednesday, Dec. 12
ANDERSON — Anderson police are investigating reports of an alleged sexual assault Monday afternoon at Subway inside Walmart, 2321 Charles St. A woman said she was assaulted by a male co-worker in the prep room at the restaurant between 2 and 3 p.m., according to the police report. She called police
Editorial: Long should step down from school board
Anderson Community Schools Board member Tim Long has missed 37 consecutive meetings. He hasn't attended a board meeting since June 2016 and has attended just three of the 44 meetings since the start of that year.
Arrest Log: Dec. 10
Arrests made by Madison County law enforcement Saturday and Sunday, based on Madison County Jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers, but are not final until the Madison County prosecutor reviews the case and files official charges.
Confronting truth: Marion, Indiana struggles to face history of 1930 lynching
MARION, Ind. — The flash of a camera caught the crowd of white faces gathered under the tree on the courthouse lawn, some smiling as though enjoying a picnic. A young couple holds hands. A man points above the crowd to something dangling from the strong lower branches — two black bodies, their cloth
State audit: $81,000 check not deposited for one year
ANDERSON – For the second time in a week, an audit by the Indiana State Board of Accounts found a lack of internal fiscal controls in several Madison County offices. The Indiana State Board of Accounts released the 2016 audit on Nov. 21 and the 2017 audit a week later.
No jail time for Baylor fraternity president accused of rape
WACO, Texas – A Texas judge on Monday accepted a plea deal allowing a former Baylor University student accused of raping a woman at a fraternity party to avoid serving jail time, marking at least the third time the judge has approved lenient punishment for men accused of sexual assault.