MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Prosecutors have filed attempted murder charges against a 19-year-old man for a shooting near Ball State University during which one person was fatally wounded and six others...
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — A coroner has identified a body found inside an eastern Indiana wastewater treatment plant.
Delaware County Coroner Rick Howell said relatives of the man, 41-year-old...
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — A coroner says one of seven people shot at an off-campus party near Ball State University in Indiana has died.
Delaware County Coroner Rick Howell says 17-year-old...
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a man's body has been found inside an eastern Indiana wastewater treatment plant.
Muncie Police Capt. Joe Todd said the body was discovered Monday morning...
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — A shooting at an off-campus party near Ball State University in Indiana early Saturday left seven people injured, three of them critically, police said.
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on seven people have been shot at an off-campus party near Ball State University in Indiana (all times local):
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — A second central Indiana man has been sentenced in a case in which a woman was tortured with a nail gun.
The (Muncie) Star Press reports that 37-year-old Benitez McCullum...
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — One of Indiana's historic high school gymnasiums could reopen this fall nearly two years after it was badly damaged during a severe storm.
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has urged Ball State University graduates to strive but fail, pursue careers that provide passion and stay in Indiana.
Sheriff: Rural Muncie man killed daughter, her mom, self
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — A sheriff says a rural Muncie man fatally shot his teenage daughter and her mother and then himself.
Delaware County Sheriff Tony Skinner said Monday "the evidence thus...
NEW CASTLE, Ind. (AP) — An eastern Indiana man has been sentenced to 63 years in prison for using a cellphone cord to choke an acquaintance who died about eight months after the attack.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — An Indiana man is suing his parents for getting rid of his vast pornography collection, which he estimates is worth $29,000.
DALESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Dozens of drivers have filed tort claims seeking money from the state of Indiana after their cars were damaged while driving on a 15-mile (24 kilometers), pothole-afflicted...
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Gov. Eric Holcomb is set to become the first Indiana governor to deliver a spring commencement speech at Ball State University.
HARTFORD CITY, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana woman whose 15-year-old son took a handgun to school has been sentenced to four years in prison.
The 40-year-old Hartford City woman was sentenced...
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities have condemned an Indiana school after inspectors found students wrapped in blankets and huddled around a kerosene heater in a chilly classroom.
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Levi Bradley had 22 points as Northern Illinois topped Ball State 64-57 on Friday night.
Eugene German had 15 points for Northern Illinois (15-16, 8-10 Mid-American...
Ball State looks for home win vs N. Illinois
Northern Illinois (14-16, 7-10) vs. Ball State (15-15, 6-11)
John E. Worthen Arena, Muncie, Indiana; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Ball State looks for its fourth straight win over...
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — An eastern Indiana man has died after driving his pickup truck into the path of a train.
Delaware County Coroner Rick Howell identified the victim as 34-year-old Graham...
E. Michigan looks to sweep Ball State
Ball State (15-14, 6-10) vs. Eastern Michigan (14-15, 8-8)
Convocation Center, Ypsilanti, Michigan; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Ball State seeks revenge on Eastern Michigan after...
W. Michigan seeks revenge on Ball State
Ball State (14-14, 5-10) vs. Western Michigan (8-20, 2-13)
University Arena in Read Fieldhouse, Kalamazoo, Michigan; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
Jackson scores 19 to carry Toledo past Ball St. 80-72
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Marreon Jackson posted 19 points as Toledo topped Ball St. 80-72 on Tuesday night.
Jaelan Sanford had 18 points and six rebounds for Toledo (22-6, 10-5 Mid-American...
Ball State looks to extend streak vs Toledo
Toledo (21-6, 9-5) vs. Ball State (14-13, 5-9)
John E. Worthen Arena, Muncie, Indiana; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Ball State looks for its sixth straight win in the head-to-head...
McKay carries Cent. Michigan past Ball St. 64-57
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Kevin McKay had 17 points and 19 rebounds to lead Central Michigan to a 64-57 win over Ball St. on Saturday.
Larry Austin Jr. had 16 points for Central Michigan (19-8,...
Ball State looks to seep C. Michigan
Central Michigan (18-8, 7-6) vs. Ball State (14-12, 5-8)
John E. Worthen Arena, Muncie, Indiana; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Central Michigan seeks revenge on Ball State after...
Persons scores 15 to lead Ball State past Akron 57-56
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Tayler Persons registered 15 points and nine rebounds and Trey Moses' tip-in basket with 7 seconds remaining carried Ball State to a 57-56 victory over Akron on Saturday.
K.J. Walton had 12 points and nine rebounds for the Cardinals (14-11, 5-7 Mid-American Conference). Tahjai Teague added nine rebounds and Moses grabbed nine rebounds to go with six points.
Health department helps deal with hepatitis A at county jail
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana county's health department is helping deal with a hepatitis A outbreak that's reached the county jail.
Indiana man allegedly burglarized home, ruined its interior
ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — Police say a central Indiana man who allegedly burglarized a home and smashed items throughout the residence told officers he did it as revenge for a car sale he believes left him short-changed.
Fifty-seven-year-old Darryl Rogers of Muncie faces preliminarily felony burglary, theft, and criminal mischief charges.
Mallers scores 22 to lift Ball St. past W. Michigan 79-59
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Kyle Mallers had a career-high 22 points plus 10 rebounds as Ball State romped past Western Michigan 79-59 on Saturday.
Tayler Persons had 15 points for Ball St. (13-11, 4-7 Mid-American Conference), which broke its four-game home losing streak. Brachen Hazen added 11 points. K.J. Walton had 11 points for the home team.
Central Indiana boy, 9, dies in overnight house fire
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Central Indiana officials say a 9-year-old boy has died in an early morning fire at his family's Muncie home.
Delaware County's coroner says Vincent Gibbons was pronounced dead at the scene about 5:30 a.m. Thursday in the city about 35 miles (56 kilometers) northeast of Indianapolis.
Firefighters called to the brick house about 3:45 a.m. found flames inside and were told by neighbors that a family of three, including a child, lived there.
Williams lifts Kent State over Ball State 83-80 in OT
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Antonio Williams followed his desperation 3-pointer and scored the winning layup with 2.7 seconds left in overtime to help Kent State beat Ball State 83-80 on Saturday.
Williams threw it hard off the backboard from beyond the 3-point line, raced into the lane for the rebound and finished in the air. Ball State turned it over by throwing it out of bounds and C.J. Williamson iced it with two free throws.
First Merchants: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) _ First Merchants Corp. (FRME) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $41.7 million.
The bank, based in Muncie, Indiana, said it had earnings of 85 cents per share.
The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 82 cents per share.
MutualFirst Financial: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) _ MutualFirst Financial Inc. (MFSF) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $5.3 million.
On a per-share basis, the Muncie, Indiana-based company said it had net income of 61 cents. Earnings, adjusted for costs related to mergers and acquisitions, were 62 cents per share.
The holding company for MutualBank posted revenue of $26.8 million in the period. Its adjusted revenue was $21.8 million.
Indiana county adopts industrial livestock farm regulations
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana county has adopted regulations for industrial livestock production despite opposition from opponents who call the controls too weak.
The ordinance approved last week by Delaware County Commissioners was prompted by a proposed 10,560-head hog farm that's currently tied up in court.
May trial set for Indiana mother charged in fatal crash
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — The trial has been postponed for an eastern Indiana mother charged in connection with a vehicle crash that killed her 6-year-old daughter.
Miami (OH) downs Ball State 71-65 behind Bowman, Ringo
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Bam Bowman scored 16 points, Darrian Ringo added 15 with six assists and five steals, and Miami (OH) held off Ball State 71-65 on Tuesday night after the Cardinals hit 1 of 11 from 3-point range.
Dalonte Brown made three 3s and scored 13 points and Nike Sibande added 11 points for the Redhawks (10-9, 2-4 Mid-American Conference), who hit 9 of 24 3-pointers and shot 51 percent but were outrebounded 36-27.
Former Muncie official sentenced to 2 years for corruption
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced Muncie's former building commissioner to two years in prison for money laundering and wire fraud.
Craig Nichols also was sentenced Tuesday to three years of supervised release and ordered to pay nearly $218,000 in restitution to the City of Muncie, the Muncie Sanitary District and developer Dannar Construction.
Nichols pleaded guilty last July in an agreement in which prosecutors dismissed more than 30 other charges.
Ohio beats Ball State 70-52 for first conference win
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Teyvion Kirk scored 19 points with nine rebounds and Ohio used a big first half to beat Ball State 70-52 on Saturday for its first Mid-American Conference win this season.
Jason Carter added 13 points with nine boards and Doug Taylor scored 11. Jason Preston dished out eight assists.
Tayler Persons scored 16 points and K.J. Walton and Zach Gunn had 10 each with Trey Moses pulling down 13 rebounds.
Jackson lifts E. Michigan over Ball State 84-82 in 2OT
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Elijah Minnie scored 25 points with a career-high six 3-pointers, Paul Jackson added 15 points and the winning free throws, and Eastern Michigan beat Ball State 84-82 in the second overtime on Tuesday night for its first win against the Cardinals since March 3, 2015.
Thompson scores 19 points and Ball St. routs Delaware St.
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Josh Thompson scored 19 points to lead eight Ball State players in double figures and the Cardinals defeated Delaware State 116-57 on Saturday.
Tahjai Teague had 16 points, K.J. Walton had 13 points and seven rebounds, and Tayler Persons had 16 points and seven assists for the Cardinals (9-4). Nine players played at least 16 minutes for the Cardinals, with the eight in double figures. Zach Gunn had eight points, six rebounds and two assists.
84-year-old woman fatally struck on eastern Indiana highway
SELMA, Ind. (AP) — Police say an 84-year-old woman was struck and killed while walking along an eastern Indiana highway Christmas night.
The Delaware County Sheriff's Department says the woman was standing in the roadway of four-lane Indiana 32 a short distance from her home near the community of Selma. Officials say she was hit by a pickup truck about 8 p.m. Tuesday east of Muncie.
Persons leads hot shooting Ball State over Howard 98-71
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Tayler Persons scored 20 points on 7-of-10 shooting Thursday night and Ball State made 14 3-pointers in a 98-71 victory over Howard.
Tahjai Teague added 17 points on 8-of-9 shooting and grabbed nine rebounds for the Cardinals (8-4), who have won seven of eight. Ball State shot 34 of 58 (59 percent) from the field and 14 of 29 (48 percent) from 3-point range.
Young brothers watch ‘Home Alone’ _ while they’re home alone
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Police in an Indiana city say they found a 7-year-old boy and his 4-year-old brother watching "Home Alone" while their mother was away at work.
Bedbugs on a visitor close an Indiana city hall
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — A city hall in Indiana is open for business again after closing to deal with bedbugs.
The Muncie City Hall closed before lunch Monday when a visitor infested with bedbugs entered an auditorium. Spokeswoman Sarah Beach says employees were sent home while pest control pros treated the entire building.
The Star Press says city hall reopened Tuesday.
2 Indiana men indicted in Nebraska pharmacy robberies
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two Indiana men have been charged in federal court with robbing Nebraska pharmacies for prescription drugs.
A news release Wednesday from federal prosecutors says 23-year-old Javonn Lewis, of Indianapolis, is accused of robbing a Lincoln pharmacy in March, and 19-year-old Michael White, of Muncie, Indiana, is accused of robbing an Omaha pharmacy in February. Both are charged with two counts: robbery and robbery involving controlled substances.
Scouts volunteer in Indiana accused of sex acts with teen
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a volunteer with Boy Scouts of America in central Indiana allegedly engaged in sex acts with a 15-year-old Boy Scout.