Muncie man shot by police convicted of multiple charges

Police have said the officers were trying to help an injured woman passenger from Dinkins’ car following a March 24 crash when Dinkins drove toward them at a high rate of speed. The officers opened fire, wounding Dinkins. They weren’t charged.

Pet shop owner faces neglect charge after dead animals found

Twenty-seven-year-old Terry Driver of Portage was arrested Saturday on one misdemeanor animal neglect count after a caller reported foul odors wafting from T & B’s Exotic Animals and a cage with eight dead birds behind the building.

DNR grounds drones over state parks

An Indiana Department of Natural Resources commission unanimously adopted a policy to block people from taking off from adjacent properties and flying over DNR properties.

Muncie mulls costly repairs to bridge’s rusty handrails

When Muncie’s Fallen Heroes Bridge was upgraded in 2005, a pedestrian walkway with black handrails was added over the White River span.
But the metal railing along the bridge near downtown Muncie’s city hall began to flake and rust almost immediately.