More details on that proposed agreement with lawmakers that would enable Ball State University to replace the Muncie Community School Board. The five-member elected school board would be replaced by a seven-member board, five appointed by Ball State. The mayor and city council each would have one appointment.
Some tense moments Sunday after emergency crews received word of a submerged vehicle under the ice. It happened near the area of Alexandria Pike and CR 500 N. Fire crews, emergency management, and police responded to find that the occupant of the vehicle was out and safe.
The deaths of the Indianapolis couple found dead in Lapel last week have been ruled a murder-suicide. 22-year old Heavan Henderson suffered three gunshot wounds to the neck. Her boyfriend 23-year old Jeremy Danowski had a single gunshot wound to the head.
A 20-year-old man has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and carrying a handgun without a license. Devin Leggitt was accused of shooting an 18-year-old man in 2016. Leggett has been sentenced to six years in prison and given credit for 232 days served.
The three incumbent Democrats representing Madison County in the Indiana General Assembly announced their intentions to seek re-election. Sen. Tim Lanane, 25th District, Reps. Terri Austin, 36th District and Melanie Wright, 35th District made the announcement Saturday at the Madison County Democratic Party headquarters.
An IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital nurse has been arrested after being accused of assaulting a patient. 28-year-old Nathaniel Abraham Mosco is said to have assaulted a patient three times. The hospital is conducting an investigation.
A 35-year-old Muncie man has been arrested after he and his girlfriend allegedly engaged in domestic violence while their three-year-old son slept nearby. Matthew David Caldwell was preliminarily charged with domestic battery and neglect of a dependent.
A Ball State University basketball player has been charged with domestic violence and interference with reporting a crime. According to a witness, 22-year-old Jontrell D. Walker repeatedly struck a woman in the head.Â Walker is suspended from the team.
Health officials state the total number of flu-related deaths in Indiana has jumped from 50 to 79 this season. Six deaths have occurred in Hamilton and Shelby counties and five in Marion County. Flu activity is occurring across Indiana.
Ball State University student and resident of Muncie, Grace Hollars, will take her photography skills to South Korea next month to cover the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. Get the full story at Muncie Journal.com