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  • Friends recall aftermath of teen's fatal plunge from balcony

    Friends recall aftermath of teen's fatal plunge from balcony
    Friends of a teen who fell five stories to his death from a balcony are recounting what happened. Xavier Somerville died Monday after police broke up a party where many of those in attendance were drinking. Somerville was a Lawrence Central High School...
  • Ball State senior dies after being ejected from SUV

    Ball State senior dies after being ejected from SUV
    A Ball State University senior died Thursday following an accident on I-69 in Madison County. The Madison County Sheriff’s Department said Linsey Hardenbeck, 21, was traveling north on I-69 in a Chevrolet Blazer and passed a pick-up truck on the...
  • Indianapolis Downtown, Inc. names new director of safety and security

    Indianapolis Downtown, Inc. names new director of safety and security
    Indianapolis Downtown, Inc. (IDI) named a new director of safety and security Thursday. Bettye Dobkins was formally the downtown dictrict’s deputy chief for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and most recently served as a deputy...
  • Officers injured, suspect killed in shooting near Ball State campus

    Officers injured, suspect killed in shooting near Ball State campus
    A suspect was killed and two officers were injured during an incident near the Ball State University campus in Muncie Friday afternoon. The shooting happened at Dill Street and University Avenue at approximately 2 p.m.  Police said officers were serving...
  • Ball State facilities evacuated following bomb threat

    Ball State facilities evacuated following bomb threat
    The Ball State University Student Recreation and Wellness Center was evacuated Monday afternoon following a bomb threat.  Additionally, the university’s gym and all of the locker rooms were also evacuated.   All other areas on campus were placed...
  • Local expert gives advice on starting a successful business

    Local expert gives advice on starting a successful business
    If you are tired of working for someone else, you can always try to start your own business.  The problem is most businesses typically fail.  However, one local expert said that does not have to be the case.    Dr. Mike Goldsby, executive director...
  • Police issue hundreds of tickets, arrest dozens over Little 500 weekend

    Police issue hundreds of tickets, arrest dozens over Little 500 weekend
    Indiana State Excise Police officers issued hundreds of tickets and incarcerated dozens of people in Bloomington during Indiana University’s Little 500 events over the weekend. The officers issued a total of 256 tickets, which is an increase of 89...
  • Ball State to build new $25 million housing unit, hotel

    Ball State to build new $25 million housing unit, hotel
    One university in Indiana is getting a new $25 million building on campus.    Ball State University is planning to build a four-story housing unit, including a hotel, dormitory, conference rooms and two restaurants.    BSU officials said the building...
  • Digest: Missouri-Kansas City's Hall accepts post as UMBC AD

    Administration Missouri-Kansas City's Hall accepts post as UMBC AD UMBC announced the appointment of Tim Hall as athletic director, effective July 8. Hall has served as AD at Missouri-Kansas City since February 2007. He succeeds Charles Brown, who...
  • Plymouth student dances for a cause

    Plymouth student dances for a cause
    The big dance. Hannah Jacobs, 17, is a fighter. And she has a bunch of friends in Plymouth who are fighting along with her. Sometimes fighting takes the form of dancing. Hannah is a junior at Plymouth High School. She serves as student president and co-...
  • Majerus' magic forges lasting memories

    Majerus' magic forges lasting memories
    I wish I could find the T-shirt. It probably sits in a box in a basement closet underneath my old Ball State letter jacket, a napkin from “The Chug,’’ some yellowed Daily News clips and other stuff that conjures up fun college memories....