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Muncie foster dad faces child molesting charges; 6 kids removed from home

MUNCIE, Ind. (WISH) -- A Muncie foster dad was arrested Saturday morning after police say he molested two children in his care. Jaython Patterson, 41, faces preliminary charges of child molesting and vicarious sexual gratification.

WISH-TV - 2018-12-17 21:52:00

Suspect crashes after pursuit through several Indiana counties

WAYNE COUNTY, Ind. (WTHR) - A Muncie man was arrested after crashing during a pursuit that crossed several counties Monday night. Muncie police began their pursuit of a Ford Focus on US 35 around 9 p.m. Officers chased 43-year-old David Reed Shoemaker out of Muncie and through Delaware and Henry cou

WTHR - 2018-12-18 04:09:00

These Are The 10 Poorest Cities In Indiana For 2019

We used science and data to determine which places in Indiana are basically dead broke. Editor’s Note: This article is an opinion based on facts and is meant as infotainment. Don’t freak out we updated this article for 2019. This is our fourth time ranking the poorest places in Indiana.

ROADSNACKS.NET - 2018-12-17 23:48:21

Delaware County Commissioners Approve New Jail Plan

The Delaware County Commissioners have approved a plan to turn a former Muncie middle school into a new county jail. No changes to the proposal were made after a community-organized forum was held to show organized opposition.

INDIANAPUBLICMEDIA.ORG - 2018-12-17 07:00:00

Scotty's Brewhouse to remain open in Bloomington

BLOOMINGTON — Community support and national brand recognition may have been vital factors in why the Bloomington Scotty’s Brewhouse won’t be a casualty of the company’s recent bankruptcy filing.

HERALD-TIMES - 2018-12-17 17:00:00

LISTEN: Mayor Dennis Tyler Reviews Successes of 2018

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler was interviewed by Steve Lindell on WLBC this morning. The mayor reviewed some of the successes of 2018 and accomplishments he has been most proud of.

MUNCIEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-12-17 20:19:52

SUNDAY EDITION | Did RiverLink ‘get well’ in Year 2?

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – As the RiverLink toll system finished its first year last December, officials vowed to improve the project’s customer service. They even gave it a name: the “get well plan.” The debut of Ohio River bridge tolls had been marked by long wait times and thousands of cases of inc

WDRB.COM - 2018-12-17 04:00:00

Ball State University Developing Incentive-based Budget

MUNCIE - Ball State University is taking steps to reinvest in programs and manage resources with a new incentive-based plan. This strategic plan will take a decentralized approach to the university’s budgeting and will be made public in January 2019.

INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS - 2018-12-17 17:33:00

Funders Forum Collaborative Supports Three Programs with Grants

Muncie, Ind. – Funders in Delaware County have come together to pool knowledge, experiences, and resources to make a collective impact on a current issue in the community. The Funders Forum Collaborative awarded $31,000 to three Delaware County organizations to support programs that address drug pre

MUNCIEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-12-17 17:27:47

Five things to do in Northwest Indiana Dec. 21-23

Here are five things to do in Northwest Indiana Dec. 21-23. Santa's Last Stop: Grab a last-minute gift at this pop-up market from 4-9 p.m. Dec. 21 at Festival Park at the Hobart Community Center in Hobart. Parents can shop Hobart’s small businesses while kids see Santa one final time. There will be

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2018-12-17 19:05:00

Walls Mattress to Host Community Blood Drive On Dec. 17

By: Amanda Price— Muncie and Indianapolis—It’s the season of giving, and Walls Mattress is giving back in a new way. The locally owned mattress store is hosting a community blood drive Monday, Dec. 17 in Muncie and Castleton.

MUNCIEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-12-16 14:56:40

Thursday's Delaware County arrest log

Law enforcement agencies in Muncie and Delaware County jailed 13 people Thursday. Except for warrant arrests, the following charges are informal and subject to change until the Delaware County prosecutor’s office reviews each case and files formal charges in court. In addition, some inmates listed b

STAR-PRESS - 2018-12-17 05:03:00

Millions in spending approved for new Delaware County jail

MUNCIE, Ind — With little fanfare — and no protests — the Delaware County commissioners on Monday approved a lease agreement to build a new jail and approved more than $3 million a year for 20 years to fund the jail project.

STAR-PRESS - 2018-12-17 19:03:00

Muncie mother arrested after allegedly 'popping' child in mouth

MUNCIE, Ind. – A Muncie mother was arrested after she allegedly admitted to “popping” her seven-year-old daughter in the mouth. Amanda Rayann Davis, 28, denied allegations she beat the child with a belt. She was arrested Thursday night on a preliminary count of battery on a person under the age of 1

STAR-PRESS - 2018-12-15 14:30:00

BSU raises room and board, parking rates

MUNCIE, Ind. — Ball State University has approved rate increases for room and board as well as for parking permits for students, faculty and staff for the 2019-20 school year.

STAR-PRESS - 2018-12-17 17:12:00

HS rundown: Delta off to best start since '97 with win over Central

MUNCIE, Ind. — Delta basketball coach Mark Detweiler said he knew before the season this team could be special. So far, so good. The Eagles will go into Christmas with a perfect record after beating Central (2-5) 73-56 at Southside Middle School on Saturday night. They have now beaten the Bearcats i

STAR-PRESS - 2018-12-16 03:45:00

Dissenting opinion on pay hikes for 3 Muncie schools staff

MUNCIE, Ind. — It was a split decision, but Muncie Community Schools interim Superintendent Steve Edwards obtained approval from the school board this past week for pay raises for three vital staffers.

STAR-PRESS - 2018-12-16 15:00:00

For Muncie man, what happened in Vegas didn't stay in Vegas

MUNCIE, Ind. – For a Muncie man, what allegedly happened in Vegas decidedly didn’t stay in Vegas – or California, for that matter. Deandre Leon Lee Sr., 43, was arrested early Thursday at his home in the 1000 block of East Kirby Avenue.

STAR-PRESS - 2018-12-14 13:30:00

Delaware County man dies in Middletown crash

MIDDLETOWN, Ind. – A Delaware County man died Friday in a one-vehicle crash in Middletown. Isaac Reed Sheffer, 24, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, on Henry County Road 800-W – which is Eighth Street through Middletown – near Earl Avenue.

STAR-PRESS - 2018-12-15 23:14:00

Auto industry town comeback: Why Kokomo and not Muncie?

MUNCIE, Ind. — Don't call it a comeback. Seriously. Because Muncie has not come back to life after its glory days as an auto industry town. Kokomo, on the other hand ... If you've read any news stories noting the approximate 10th anniversary of the Obama-era auto industry bailout, you might see the

STAR-PRESS - 2018-12-14 16:13:00