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  • Police investigating officer-involved shooting in Muncie

    MUNCIE, Ind. – Police in Muncie are investigating an early morning officer-involved shooting. Dispatchers said it happened during a traffic stop around 2:30 a.m. Friday at 500 West Memorial Drive in Muncie. The shooting involved a Muncie police officer. Dispatchers said the officer wasn’t hurt but the status of the suspect was unknown. This is a developing story.

  • Randolph County man charged with reckless homicide after overdose of friend

    WINCHESTER, Ind. – A man in Randolph County has been arrested after his friend allegedly overdosed on heroin. According to authorities, Caleb Burkhardt was charged with reckless homicide and dealing a narcotic after his friend, Keith Lee was found dead of an apparent overdose on March 14. On the same day, police applied and were granted a search warrant for the contents of Lee’s cell phone.  Located on that phone was a conversation of a planned drug transaction between him […]

  • Off-duty state trooper saves couple from fire at Muncie home

    MUNCIE, Ind. – An off-duty state trooper is being hailed a hero after he helped a Muncie couple escape a fire at their home. Trooper Jacob Ridgway was driving his marked police vehicle along the 1200 block of Cowing Drive around 6 p.m. Wednesday when he noticed smoke coming from the back of the residence. As he passed, Ridgway reportedly noticed the smoke turn from white to black in his rearview mirror. He then backed up and ventured up the […]

  • 3 firefighters, 1 civilian injured after grease fire erupts at north side apartment complex

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Three firefighters and a civilian suffered slight injuries during a fire at a north side apartment complex Thursday afternoon. The Indianapolis Fire Department was called to the North Willow Apartments and Townhomes at 8724 Pemberton Circle just after 1 p.m. Crews began an aggressive, offensive attack on arrival and the fire was under control by 2:10 p.m. A 21-year-old mother, her 2-year-old daughter and 8-month-old son lived in the unit where the fire apparently started, but were […]

  • Senate votes to undo privacy regulations meant to protect user data

    WASHINGTON — The Republican-led Senate moved Thursday to undo Obama-era regulations that would have forced internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon to ask customers’ permission before they could use or sell much of their personal information. Senators voted along party lines, 50-48, to eliminate the rules. The Federal Communications Commission, then controlled by Democrats, put the regulations in place in October. They’re not in effect yet. The regulations would have required a company like Verizon to get approval before […]

  • Vice President Mike Pence set to cheer on Butler in Memphis for Sweet 16

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – According to Butler Coach Chris Holtmann, Vice President Mike Pence will be in attendance to cheer on Butler in their Sweet 16 game on Friday. Holtmann mentioned the news in his Thursday afternoon press conference prior to the big game against North Carolina. Karen Pence graduated from Butler where she received a Master’s and Bachelor’s in elementary education. Mike Pence went to Hanover College and Indiana University Law School in Indianapolis. The Federal Aviation Administration has issued temporary flight […]

  • Richmond mother arrested after marijuana plants found growing in home along with 5 kids

    RICHMOND, Ind. – Indiana State Police arrest a Richmond mother after investigators say they searched her home and found a marijuana grow operation with 5 kids inside. The Wayne County mother is now facing numerous charges including neglect of a dependent, theft and drug possession. The drug bust started with a tip.  State police showed up at the home at 2200 Flatley Road in Richmond home searching for Thomas Vanmeter who was wanted on a parole violation. Police didn’t find […]

  • IMPD searches for three males with mood disorders, seizures who left group home

    INDIANAPOLIS – Detectives with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) are asking the public’s help in locating three males who walked away from a group home. On Wednesday, officers were dispatched to the 6500 block of McFarland Road just after 1 a.m. Officers were informed that 25-year-old Jacob Denny, 19-year-old David Booher, and 18-year-old Andrew Lewis all walked away from the group home. Police say all three subjects have verbal, physical aggressive traits, suicidal tendencies, mood disorders, seizures, and cannot […]

  • Man sentenced to 90 years for molesting children at wife’s day care in Greencastle

    GREENCASTLE, Ind.– A Greencastle man found guilty of child molestation last month was sentenced Thursday to 90 years in jail. Police arrested Michael Nussbaum at his house in June of 2015 on eight counts of child molesting. Detectives began their investigation a year before when they were contacted by Putnam County Department of Child Services. During the course of the investigation, detectives learned Nussbaum molested three female victims at or near his residence between 2006-2007. The victims, between the ages of 4-7, […]

  • NTSB report says gusting winds reported at time of fatal helicopter crash in White County

    WHITE COUNTY, Ind. – Gusting winds likely contributed to a deadly helicopter crash last week in White County. That’s according to a report from the National Transportation Safety Board that cited three witnesses who “independently reported” gusting winds around the time the helicopter went down. Howard Easterbrook, 53, Kapolei, Hawaii, died after the McDonnell Douglass 369FF crashed on the afternoon of March 14, 2017. Easterbrook was a subcontractor working to thread a power line through the center of a tower […]