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The jury trial for a Pendleton Correctional Facility inmate accused of stabbing another inmate to death is set to begin today in Madison Circuit Court 6. 32-year-old Jeffrey Cook and another inmate were caught by a correctional officer repeatedly stabbing inmate Daniel Dewitt in the chest and upper torso 11 times. Dewitt was transported to Saint John’s Medical Center, but died from his injuries later that day. Jury selection for Cook took place Tuesday, and the trial is expected to begin this morning, with Judge Dennis Carroll presiding.
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Two men are in jail on drug and theft charges in connection with the theft of trailers and motorcycles. Elwood police say the pair made off with two trailers, two Harley Davidson motorcycles valued at more than $100,000, an Oldsmobile stolen from Anderson, and two methamphetamine labs and other controlled substances. Sherman Jackson of Elwood [...]17.05.13
It’s puppy and kitten season. And that makes things tough for ARF – the Animal Rescue Fund. For the past month, the shelter has been getting too many kittens and not enough donations. ARF Director Melissa Blair has issued a plea for help with vet bills and other expenses. Donations can be made through munciearf.com [...]17.05.13
The Muncie board of works has voted to close a one-block stretch of Dill Street. The Muncie Redevelopment Commission asked the works board to close Dill between North Street and University Avenue beginning as early as June 15 and continuing until as late as July 2014. The closure is due to the $60 million commercial [...]