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Police arrest woman in Muncie after finding crystal meth in vehicle with infant present

Christina Hughes MUNCIE, Ind.- Police arrested a woman in Muncie after finding crystal meth in her car while her infant daughter was present. On March 19 around 3:40 a.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop at Mulberry Street and Memorial Drive after a vehicle left a home known to have a high amoun

FOX 59 - 2018-03-20 16:58:24

Deputies: Recently released sex offender battered 5-year-old boy, locked him in closet

HARTFORD CITY, Ind. - A Dunkirk sex offender whose 2016 molesting conviction was overturned by the Indiana Court of Appeals now stands accused of battering a five-year-old boy, and locking the child in a closet. Anthony T. Orr, 25, allegedly abused the child - who had been left in his care, at the s

STAR-PRESS - 2018-03-20 14:00:39

After lawsuit by former police chief, Muncie pays law firm $48,000

MUNCIE, Ind. (WISH) - I-Team 8 is exposing how many tax dollars a central Indiana city is spending to fight off a lawsuit from a former employee. We have told you the former Muncie police chief filed a lawsuit naming Mayor Dennis Tyler and the city of Muncie. In November, I-Team 8 first filed a requ

WISH-TV - 2018-03-20 23:40:38

Body found in White River identified as missing Hamilton County man, according to coroner

INDIANAPOLIS -- A body found in the White River last Thursday has been identified as a missing Hamilton County man, according to the Marion County Coroner. Daniel L. Carr Jr., 43, was last seen leaving his residence in Home Place around 8 p.m. on March 5. Carr was riding his bike south on College

6 NEWS WRTV - 2018-03-20 15:49:54

Hartford City man dies in single vehicle crash

A sadness came over Blackford County this weekend as news of the death of Hartford City resident Richard Traylor became known. Traylor, 49, was killed early Friday after the vehicle he was driving left a county road and rolled over several times. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident


Muncie man, ejected for shouting, gets 40 years for attempted murder

MUNCIE, Ind. - He wasn't in the courtroom to hear it, but Muncie resident Rodney Gwynn Patterson on Monday was sentenced to 40 years in prison for shooting his landlord in the chest. Patterson, 45, was found guilty, but mentally ill, of attempted murder by a Delaware Circuit Court 2 jury on Feb. 23.


Seven area high schools receive Performance Qualified High School status from state

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Seven local schools should see more flexibility in time requirements in the upcoming school year. Burris, Daleville, Delta, Wapahani, Winchester and Yorktown high schools, as well as the Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics and Humanities, received Performance

STAR-PRESS - 2018-03-20 19:02:57

Police: Muncie man tossed gun, meth during chase

MUNCIE, Ind. - City police say a Muncie man threw a handgun and a pouch containing meth from his vehicle while leading officers on a high-speed chase. Timothy Gail Schoeff, 38, of the 3000 block of East Jackson Street, was arrested late Friday afternoon after he arrived at a hotel near Chadam Lane a

STAR-PRESS - 2018-03-19 21:08:02

Eaton mom, Muncie dad arrested on neglect charges

Subscribed, but don't have a login? MUNCIE, Ind. - City police said an Eaton woman arrested early Monday was traveling with crystal meth - and her one-month-old baby - in her vehicle. And in an unrelated case, authorities allege a Muncie man late Sunday placed a loaded gun on a car seat next to his

STAR-PRESS - 2018-03-19 22:38:02

Muncie police arrest student after off-campus rape

Muncie Police Department arrested a man Sunday evening after he raped a woman in his apartment at The Haven. MPD arrested Ball State student Ianne Sierra, 19, and preliminarily charged him with rape, a Level 3 felony, after receiving a phone call from University Police Department Sunday morning sayi

BALLSTATEDAILY.COM - 2018-03-20 22:45:32

Door left ajar on Ball State takeover of Muncie schools

MUNCIE - The door apparently hasn't been completely shut on a Ball State University takeover of Muncie Community Schools. The proposal died at the stroke of midnight March 14 when House Bill 1315 didn't get enacted before the end of the 2018 session of the state Legislature. However, Gov. Eric Holco

STAR-PRESS - 2018-03-20 16:48:18

Muncie man accused of raping Ball State student

MUNCIE, Ind. - A Muncie man has been accused of sexually assaulting a Ball State student. Ianne Lyoyd Sierra, 19 - listed at an address in the 3700 block of Marleon Drive - was arrested Sunday afternoon on a preliminary charge of rape. He was later released after posting bond. According to an affida

STAR-PRESS - 2018-03-19 18:18:23

Appeals Court Upholds Muncie Man's 80-Year Prison Sentence

MUNCIE, Ind. - The conviction of a Muncie man who shot at two sheriff's deputies has been upheld by a state appeals court. According to the Muncie Star Press, the court rejected the appeal that the 80-year prison sentence for Gregory Grider, 30, was too long. Grider was convicted on two counts of at

WIBC.COM - 2018-03-19 16:50:05

Appeals court puts convicted killer's release on hold

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) - The Indiana Court of Appeals has temporarily blocked a man's release from prison in a brutal 1991 slaying. A Delaware County judge had re-sentenced 44-year-old Matthew W. Stidham last Thursday to consecutive terms of 60, 50 and 20 years for his murder, robbery and criminal confin


Gov. Eric Holmcomb calls special legislative session

After the legislative session ended just after midnight Thursday, Gov. Eric Holcomb announced legislators will meet again in May for unfinished business, according to the Indianapolis Star. Holcomb said during a press conference Monday the session will focus on items that would have been successful


Chava's Mexican Grill Will be Your New Favorite Restaurant

Every Ball State student knows that late nights in the village are a frequent occurrence. After a long day spent being productive, dancing and socializing can take a toll on anybody, and it's easy to become really hungry. But, getting hungry can quickly ruin your night- especially when you're strugg

BALLSTATEDAILY.COM - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

1 dead, 1 in critical after near east side shooting

One person died and another was hospitalized in critical condition after a shooting on the city's near east side on March 17, 2018. INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - One person died and another was hospitalized in critical condition after a shooting on the city's near east side. Police were called to the 1400


Appeals court upholds Muncie man's attempted murder convictions

MUNCIE, Ind. - A state appeals court has upheld the convictions of a Muncie man who fired gunshots at two Delaware County sheriff's deputies. In a Friday ruling, the Indiana Court of Appeals rejected an argument by Gregory Bruce Grider Jr. that there was insufficient evidence to support his two atte


Why Delaware County jail should stay in downtown Muncie

I have been keenly following discussions regarding the need for a new county jail and how to accommodate the increasing number of people who are being incarcerated. There appears to be support from county council for relocating the jail from the downtown to the former Wilson Middle School building a


Muncie Police looking for man reportedly touching women in stores

The Muncie Police Department is looking for a man who has reportedly been inappropriately touching women in stores within Delaware County. From the reports, Muncie Police Cpt. Joe Todd said the individual always has a cell phone in his hand as if he's talking to someone on the phone. The individual