The suspect stole the car of a man from a Canterbury Green apartment, as well as his wallet and cellphone, then sold the phone at a local grocery stole.
2-year-old Malakai Garrett suffered blows to his chest, abdomen, back, face and head. He died Wednesday, Nov. 29.
The sentencing Tuesday came days after the mom’s boyfriend received 4 ½ years in prison for the death last December of 9-year-old Marcus Lee.
Muncie police said 24-year-old Nolan Brand admitted to an inappropriate sexual relationship with a 15-year-old volleyball player.
Police say the pursuit began when the man fled from officers after they saw a false license plate on his car.
Investigators say staff found a cellphone in the victim’s room and confiscated it. They say that phone had explicit text messages between the victim and his teacher.
Two men walked into a local hospital suffering from stab wounds sometime before 4:30 p.m.
A juvenile was taken into police custody and taking a stolen vehicle from Adams County to Fort Wayne.
The man had been shot in the head. He was found around 6 p.m. Sunday seated in the driver’s seat of a van parked along Winter Street north of Roosevelt Drive.
The incident started when police in DeKalb County tried to initiate a traffic stop just before 5 a.m. The driver eventually jumped out and ran into a wooded area.
Police received numerous tips about drug activity at the historic Auburn Hotel and a downtown Auburn apartment building.
Police were called around 3:15 p.m. to Harrison Street between Washington Boulevard and Wayne Street on a report of a “suspicious package” there.
Authorities have charged a Kansas City man with stabbing his wife to death, saying the couple’s 7-year-old daughter told a school counselor she found a body in her basement and later told investigators that she “didn’t want to be next.”
Fort Wayne Police Officer Sage Knopp shot Jeffrey Daniel Jones Oct. 27 inside a home on Elmdale Drive. He died Nov. 16 after suffering a medical emergency while in Allen County Lockup.
Indiana State Police say a review has found more than 2,500 untested sexual assault evidence kits languishing at police departments across the state for unknown reasons.
A Nevada man was arrested Thursday near South Bend on the Indiana Toll Road after more than two pounds of pot was found in his vehicle after a state trooper pulled him over for several traffic violations.
Chad Ingram, arrested Saturday after his mother was found dead in her New Haven home, was found Friday morning at her home.
Investigators say Dr. Tristan Stonger saw as many as 100 patients in a single day and traded pain pills for work on his farm.
A Fort Wayne man is facing felony charges after police say he led officers on a chase Thursday morning that reached speeds of over 90 mph that began in Mercer County, Ohio and ended in Decatur, Indiana.
Malakai Garrett had multiple injuries to internal organs which included a lacerated pancreas. Mitchell Vanryn, 27, is facing charges of aggravated battery and domestic battery for the 2-year-old’s death.