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Stories with place: Muncie
  • 101-year-old hurt in fire at home near Muncie 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 6:52 am
  • SELMA, Indiana - A 101-year-old woman suffered burns and possible smoke inhalation when a fire broke out in her home near Muncie.

  • Evictions from Muncie motel drain its residents 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 11:07 am
  • MUNCIE, Indiana - First, her voice cracked and then tears rolled down her cheeks. Hope Hansen took her glasses off and wiped her moist eyes as she sat in her wheelchair in a Budget Inn motel room Wednesday morning.

  • Central Indiana county treasurer bonds from jail 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 8:17 am
  • MUNCIE, Indiana - A central Indiana county treasurer facing official misconduct charges is out of jail after a judge reduced his bond.

  • Muncie summer recreation site to be auctioned 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 2:46 pm
  • MUNCIE, Indiana - An eastern Indiana recreation site that has been used by area residents for swimming, fishing, water skiing and camping since 1957 is going to be auctioned.

  • Former Muncie officer arrested on theft charge 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 12:11 pm
  • MUNCIE, Indiana - A former Muncie police officer has been charged with stealing more than $26,000 from a Fraternal Order of Police lodge while he served as treasurer.

  • YWCA homeless shelter gets hand from students 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 10:14 am
  • MUNCIE, Indiana - Ball State University students are helping children of homeless women get out of their rooms at the YWCA.

  • Delaware County farm land sells for $7.9 million 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 9:40 am
  • MUNCIE, Indiana - More than 800 acres of prime farm land in Delaware County sold during open bidding on Tuesday for $7.9 million.

  • Revamped Roberts Hotel ready to welcome tenants 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 10:02 am
  • MUNCIE, Indiana - The former Roberts Hotel in downtown Muncie has had more than a few lives since it was built in 1921.

  • Muncie preservation officer has long wish list 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 11:16 am
  • MUNCIE, Indiana - Brad King's interest in historic preservation goes way back.

  • Long planned Muncie housing project moves forward 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 5:41 pm
  • MUNCIE, Indiana - Work is due to begin within a month on a Muncie project aimed at providing housing for people in need of support services such as some veterans, disabled and people at risk of being homeless, officials said.

  • Ball State, ex-classmates share Letterman tales 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 3:45 pm
  • MUNCIE, Indiana - A gawky, lanky Ball State freshman by the name of David Letterman walked up to senior WBST student program director Al Rent in 1965 and told him the radio station needed to change its format.

  • Muncie school bus gets stuck on flooded street 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 7:17 am
  • MUNCIE, Indiana - Firefighters helped 16 students from a Muncie school bus after it became stuck in mud along a flooded city street.

  • Ball State down to 5 presidential finalists 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 11:25 am
  • MUNCIE, Indiana - The head of Ball State University's presidential search committee said it plans to interview five finalists seeking to become the school's new leader.

  • Convict must still pay support for dead child 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 4:37 pm
  • MUNCIE, Indiana - The Indiana Court of Appeals says a Muncie man serving a 60-year sentence for murder must pay child support for his dead daughter.

  • Music helps trigger Alzheimer patients' memories 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 2:28 pm
  • MUNCIE, Indiana - Ball State University students are using music to help bring patients with Alzheimer's disease out of their fog of memories.

  • Indiana county OKs farm's plans for fish feed mill 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 3:53 pm
  • MUNCIE, Indiana - An eastern Indiana county has narrowly approved a fish farm's plans to build a feed mill as part of a $30 million expansion supporters say will help turn the area into an aquaculture hub.

  • Ball State steps up reporting on sexual violence 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 11:25 am
  • MUNCIE, Indiana - Incoming freshmen at Ball State University will have to complete an online course examining the connection between alcohol use and sexual violence as the school works to comply with a new federal law.

  • High court reinstates ex-principal's conviction 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 5:34 pm
  • INDIANAPOLIS - A former Muncie high school principal "dawdled" when he should have reported a 16-year-old student's rape, a divided Indiana Supreme Court ruled Thursday in reinstating a misdemeanor conviction for failing to immediately report child abuse.

  • Muncie neighborhood eyes live-and-work art colony 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 11:35 am
  • MUNCIE, Indiana - A proposed live-and-work art colony in the Goldsmith C. Gilbert Historic District is morphing into a possible "maker district."

  • Ball State, legislators to talk intelligent design 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 3:29 pm
  • MUNCIE, Indiana - Ball State University's president is planning to meet with four conservative Indiana legislators who've questioned her decision to prohibit the teaching of intelligent design in a science course.

  • Restoration work begins on historic Muncie chapel 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 10:11 am
  • MUNCIE, Indiana - Holes in the stained glass windows, crumbling concrete steps blocked off by yellow caution tape and a sign with chipped white paint on the borders greet entrants at historical Shaffer Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, which is located in the heart of Whitely.

  • Bid to shorten sentence for 1989 slayings rejected 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 11:29 am
  • MUNCIE, Indiana - Prosecutors have rejected an effort by a woman seeking to effectively cut in half her 100-year prison sentence on two counts of murder from a 1989 attack in Muncie.