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Muncie teen held in investigation of recent car break-ins

One is the July 19 theft of a wallet, with credit and debit cards, from a pickup ptruck parked in Yorktown’s Evergreen West neighborhood. The other involves the Aug. 11 theft of items – including prescription medications and a set of keys – from another vehicle, apparently in Muncie.

STAR-PRESS - 2018-08-17 15:57:00

Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler, city police in contract stalemate

MUNCIE, Ind. – As a former president of the local firefighters union, Mayor Dennis Tyler has spent a considerable amount of time at the bargaining table negotiating contracts for public safety workers.

STAR-PRESS - 2018-08-18 16:00:00

Muncie Five Guys update: Former tanning salon demolished this week

The 5,500-square-foot bright orange building at3911 W. Bethel Ave.that once held A Place To Tan tanning salon will be demolished this week, project manager Scott Baker ofPridemark Constructiontold the Star Press on Wednesday morning.

STAR-PRESS - 2018-08-17 09:54:07

Muncie man held on rape, battery charges

Nicholas Edward Rodriguez, 47, was arrested Wednesday night on preliminary charges of rape, battery resulting in bodily injury and inteference with the reporting of a crime.


Muncie native Ben Botts returns home as Ball State men’s basketball assistant coach

“It’s really special to me, you know,” Botts said. “It would’ve been a special opportunity had it not been in Muncie, too. Getting the chance to work for coach Whitford and where this program is going, averaging 20 wins over the last three years … being in Muncie makes it even sweeter.”

BALLSTATEDAILY.COM - 2018-08-17 18:40:19

Historic fieldhouse in Muncie set for repairs months after being damaged by storm

The Muncie Community School Board authorized emergency roof repairs Tuesday to the Muncie Fieldhouse, allowing for repair work to proceed without seeking competitive bids,The Star Press reported.

CBS4INDY.COM - 2018-08-17 01:37:11

Sun also helps irrigate Muncie 'Mission Garden'

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HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-08-18 17:42:38

Muncie foster parent accused of shaking, severely injuring infant

Audrey Nicole Hannaford, 35, of the 4300 block of West Beechwood Avenue, was arrested Wednesday afternoon, preliminarily charged with aggravated battery and neglect of a dependent resulting in serious bodily injury.


Fatal Anderson shooting under investigation

Photo GalleryANDERSON, Ind. – Anderson police are investigating a fatal shooting.According to the Anderson Police Department, officers arrived in the 1400 block of Menifee Street in response to reports of shots fired.Upon arrival, officers were directed to another location and found a man dead.The i

CBS4INDY.COM - 2018-08-17 18:02:40

Storm-Damaged Historic Indiana Fieldhouse Set For Repairs

In this May 9, 2018 photo, rain continues to seep through the roof of the Muncie Fieldhouse when inclement weather moves through Delaware County in Muncie, Ind. The central Indiana fieldhouse that’s one of the nation’s largest high school basketball venues is set for emergency repairs nine months af

THEVILLAGEREPORTER.COM - 2018-08-17 22:29:50

Affidavit details chain of events that led to murders, Anderson arrests

ANDERSON -- A police probable cause affidavit, released Friday, details the events that led to the fatal shootings of two Anderson residents and the arrest of four others.On July 29, Trinity Parker, 39, was shot to death in an abandoned home in rural Grant County about a mile from the Madison County

HERALDBULLETIN.COM - 2018-08-17 19:56:00

Report: Person shot on Anderson's west side

ANDERSON -- Law enforcement is en route to reports of a shooting on the city's west side, according to scanner reports.There are no other details at this time.THB reporters are headed to the scene.The Herald Bulletin will update this story.

HERALDBULLETIN.COM - 2018-08-17 14:58:00

Area roundup: Muncie Artists Guild art show to open Sunday at Minnetrista

MUNCIE — The Muncie Artists Guild's 66th Annual Show, "Visual Expressions," will open on Sunday, Aug. 19, at Minnetrista.

STAR-PRESS - 2018-08-17 14:00:00

In reversal_ Ball State removes name of Papa John's founder

MUNCIE,Ind.(AP) —Ball State University's trustees have voted to remove the name of alumnus andPapa John'sfounderJohn Schnatterfrom a business institute because of his use of a racial slur.The board voted 8-1 Thursday to remove the name from theInstitutefor Entrepreneurship andFree Enterpriseand retu

RADIO EGYPT - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

Counterfeit cash turns a donut maker into a detective

“Out of my pocket,” he said, “I literally had to take it out of my billfold and back into the business.”

WTHR - 2018-08-16 21:17:58

Bodies of man, woman discovered in Madison County identified

Trinity Parker, 39, and David Lamar Phillips, 36, were both shot twice in the head, according to the Madison County Coroner.


Ball State trustees issue statement about vote to remove Schnatter name

MUNCIE, Ind. — During a special meeting on Thursday, Aug. 16, Ball State University’s Board of Trustees approved a motion to remove the name of John H. Schnatter from the school’s Institute for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise and to return funding to Mr. Schnatter’s Family Foundation.

STAR-PRESS - 2018-08-16 20:44:00

7 children removed from Muncie home, parents arrested after 1-year-old found covered in bug bites

McKalia Dalton, 29, and Linnie Balfour were both arrested late Sunday after police responded to a report at their home on West 10th Street and found a young child covered in bug bites.


Report: Bride's shooting brought Blackford couple's honeymoon to abrupt end

While 31-year-old Dylan K. Lee told authorities the Monday night shooting of his wife, Brylin, was accidental, he said he had intentionally shot her cellphone a few seconds earlier.

STAR-PRESS - 2018-08-16 22:10:00

Muncie mother held for DWI, neglect after crash

Rashonda Noelle Williams, 27, was arrested after her vehicle left Riggin Road near the Walnut Street roundabout and crashed into a ditch about 7 p.m. Sunday.