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Muncie man gets four years for causing fatal DWI crash in Henry County
NEW CASTLE, Ind. — A Muncie man who caused a fatal motorcycle-SUV crash that killed a Henry County resident was sentenced Friday to four years in prison. Nathan M. Lacy, 51, had pleaded guilty to causing death when driving while intoxicated, a Level 4 felony that carried a maximum 12-year sentence.
The Extra Point: Straughn vs. Ashford
ASHFORD, Ala. (WDHN) — The Ashford Yellow Jackets had a tall task Friday night, which was to try and take down Straughn who were undefeated entering this game. Staughn wins a close one 17-13.
Connersville man sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to neglect of infant found with broken bones, bruising
CONNERSVILLE, Ind. — A man was sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to neglect of a dependent resulting in serious bodily injury, Friday. In September 2022, a Connersville couple was accused of leaving their 2-month-old child with at least five broken ribs, a broken arm and a fractured skull. The couple was […]
New Evidence Released in Delphi Double Murders Suggest Others Involved
It appears as though there may have been more than one person involved in the murders of Abigail Williams and Liberty German in 2017. Thanks to a new document released by Richard Allen’s attorneys, there is at least four other individuals — two from Rushville and one each from Logansport and Delphi, allegedly took part in the ritualistic killing in a pagan religion called Odinism. The names of the four individuals were not released.
Weekly Safety Report: Crash, Stabbing, Robbery, and Animal Cruelty in Wayne County, Indiana
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office in Indiana responded to several incidents this week. These include a three-vehicle crash that resulted in one person being hospitalized, a man caught with phony urine, a motorcycle crash that closed a section of a busy street, a stabbing incident with two injured victims, a robbery at a liquor store, and a woman accused of abandoning four dogs.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in Liberty, IN
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Liberty.
Rise in Potent Parvovirus Strains Among Dogs Recorded in Union County
Union County's Animal Service has noted a significant rise in Parvovirus cases among dogs. This virus affects dogs of all sizes and ages. A unique strain of Parvovirus, more powerful than previous versions, has been causing serious illnesses in vaccinated dogs.
Driver in police chase from Liberty, Ind. to Hamilton faces multiple charges
Sep. 22—Liberty, Ind. police pursued the driver of a stolen vehicle Thursday afternoon, chasing the suspect across state lines and through multiple Butler County jurisdictions before it ended with a crash in Hamilton. The driver was suspect Mary Lee Murray, 37, who the Liberty Police Dept. said stole a...
🐣 BABY ANIMAL ALERT 🐣 Happy Monday!!
Good morning everyone and happy Monday! We're not all fans of the start of the week, but I have a special surprise for you to make up for it, and it involves baby animals. Until then, let's take a look at some news that will interest fans of comics, today's local sports schedule and,...
Wayne County Sheriff’s Office investigating 3-vehicle crash that left 1 hospitalized
WAYNE COUNTY, Ind. — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office responded to a three-vehicle crash that resulted in one man being hospitalized in Wayne County early Wednesday evening. Deputies with the WCSO were dispatched around 5:31 p.m. Wednesday to the area of State Road 1 and Bentonville Road in...
PLEA DEAL REACHED IN MOTHER'S NEGLECT CASE
(Richmond, IN)--A guilty plea as part of a plea deal means that an upcoming trial for a Richmond mother is now off. 29-year-old Casey Miller pled guilty this week to a mid-level felony. Back in the spring of 2020, her four-month-old daughter suffered injuries that were described as catastrophic and included broken bones and a brain bleed. Miller will be sentenced in early November. The baby’s father, Matthew Shaffer, has already been sentenced to 30 years.
Gretchen Castle inaugurated as first woman dean in ESR’s history
Gretchen Castle was officially installed as the seventh dean — and first woman dean — of the Earlham School of Religion on Friday, Sept. 22, 2023. During a ceremony attended by Earlham community members and dignitaries from other seminaries, Castle marked the occasion by sharing a vision for how ESR will change a divided world. She took inspiration from ESR’s founders and again in the establishment of the seminary’s Quaker Leadership Center, which supports congregational leaders and encourage students to pursue careers in congregational ministry.
Delta downs New Castle 14-8 in the Eagles homecoming game
While the Delta Eagles have been accustomed to high scoring games this season, Friday night’s homecoming contest was the complete opposite. “[New Castle] did a great job,” Delta head coach Chris Overholt said. “...They're a very physical team and with us slowed our run game.”. After the...
Mother of injured Richmond infant pleads guilty to neglect
RICHMOND, Ind. — A Richmond mother this week pleaded guilty to a neglect charge stemming from catastrophic injuries suffered by her infant daughter. Casey Renee Miller, 29, entered the guilty plea — to a count of neglect of a dependent resulting in serious bodily injury, a Level 3 felony carrying up to 15 years in prison — on Monday after striking a deal with Wayne County prosecutors.
Rushville connection alleged in Delphi murders
Sep. 20—DELPHI — The defense team for suspect Richard Allen filed a court motion Monday claiming that two teenage Indiana girls were "ritualistically sacrificed" by members of a white nationalist-linked group known as Odinists. The bodies of Abby Williams, 13, and Libby German, 14, were found Feb. 14,...
East Central Indiana high school football rundown: Breaking down Week 6 games in the area
MUNCIE, Ind. — East Central Indiana teams saw improvement in Week 6 of the IHSAA football season. Here's a breakdown of each contest with available statistics: More: Here's The Star...
MAN ARRESTED FOR LIQUOR STORE ROBBERY
(Richmond, IN)--There was a robbery at a Richmond liquor store Wednesday night. It happened at Papa Joe’s at the east end of the G Street Bridge. Charges indicate that 31-year-old Dillon Hofacker was already intoxicated when he tried to take more alcohol by force or threat of force. Hofacker has also been charged with felony intimidation. No injuries were reported.
MAN CAUGHT WITH PHONY URINE
(Richmond, IN)--Here’s a criminal charge you don’t often see in Wayne County. 25-year-old Timothy Stokes, who lives in Mississippi, was taken into custody Tuesday by state police troopers in the 1100 block of North J in Richmond. He was charged with possessing marijuana and unlawful carrying of a handgun. But, he was also charged with carrying synthetic urine. That charge is a Class A misdemeanor.
Semi-Truck Accident on I-70 East Forces Traffic Detour near Richmond
A surprise traffic accident caused significant disruptions near Richmond today. A collision involving a semi-truck on Interstate 70 led to serious complications. As a result, lanes were closed, triggering a significant rerouting of eastbound traffic.
Muncie Central football earns first win of 2023, remains optimistic for an end of season run
Heading into this clash between two North Central Conference (NCC) rivals, Richmond and Muncie Central, both were desperately looking to flip the script on their seasons. The Bearcats were winless on the season up to this point, and the Red Devils weren’t too far ahead with just one win.