After tornado warnings yesterday, no storm damage has been reported in Madison County. Quarter-sized hail was reported during that severe thunderstorm that moved through around 10 o’clock last night. The National Weather Service has not yet confirmed a tornado sighting five miles south of the Indy Airport.
The court has moved a trial date for a man charged with molesting boys at the daycare his mother owns in New Castle. 35-year-old Aaron New is facing about 34 years in prison if convicted of the sexual crimes reported in 2012 and 13 on Legion Drive.
A 26-year-old woman in Hartford City is accused of dealing heroin to two agents of the local Drug Task Force. Terri Williams is charged in Blackford Circuit Court with selling about $50 worth of heroin in April and police say they think she bought the drug in Indy. The woman told the arresting deputy she […]
An accused drunk driver admitted in court today he drank about 10 beers before crashing into a moped and killing it’s driver. Benjamin Brand’s blood alcohol was .24, three times the legal limit. The July crash killed 18-year-old Mason Wolfe and injured his passenger. The judge will sentence Brand on June 23rd. He has a […]
A substitute teacher for Anderson Community Schools was arrested yesterday for a marijuana lab in her home. Kathrin Bryan and her husband are facing charges after pounds of pot and marijuana wax was found in their home. They’re suspected of extracting the THC from the marijuana to be used in other forms. Bryan worked as […]
A Muncie man’s been arrested for the second time this year for a meth lab in his home. Jason Smith, known on the streets as Lumpy, was picked up about 10 am yesterday. Drug agents had reportedly made several buys from the man. Smith is charged with several counts and has a $33,221 dollar bond. […]
Two Muncie brothers are in jail after allegedly robbing a man in Hartford City. Kevin and Thomas McCallister are charged with robbery and could spend up to 16 years in prison. Police say Kevin McCallister told them they were getting money from a man who shortchanged him in a drug deal. Both are in Blackford […]
A 16-year old girl was killed in a hit and run early Thursday and police now have a suspect in custody. 20-year-old Pedro G. Garcia, of Marion, is being held in connection with the fatal hit-and-run. The coroner says the victim, 16-year-old Reamey M. Bell of Sweetser, was struck and pinned against another vehicle. She […]
An early morning fire may have been caused by lightning Thursday. A passerby noticed smoke coming from a single-story office building on West 8th Street and called the Muncie fire department. No one was in the building when firefighters got there and no one was hurt. Storms were rolling through the area at the time […]
Police spotted a tornado on the ground briefly near Zionsville Thursday afternoon, prompting a tornado warning for Boone and Hamilton Counties. No injuries were reported. Another warning was later issued based on a radar-indicated activity near Rushville.