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  • New kind of clean: Indiana business changes game of killing germs

    New kind of clean: Indiana business changes game of killing germs
    Until now, we fought germs with anti-bacterial soaps, sanitizers and chemicals like alcohol, bleach and ammonia, which are some of the strongest cleaning agents on the market. However, an Indiana-based company is changing the game of killing germs,...
  • Oprah Winfrey recounts rape, abuse, rise to fame in talk with Letterman and students

    Oprah Winfrey recounts rape, abuse, rise to fame in talk with Letterman and students
    Thousands of students got an in depth look into Oprah Winfrey's difficult childhood and rise to success when she visited the Ball State University campus, Monday afternoon. Winfrey's visit was a part of the 16th installment in Ball State graduate...
  • Latest underage drinking crackdown results in 58 arrests in Terre Haute

    Latest underage drinking crackdown results in 58 arrests in Terre Haute
    The latest crackdown on underage drinking at Indiana colleges resulted in 58 arrests. The weekend arrests in Terre Haute included 38 minors for underage drinking and 15 adults accused of giving alcohol to minors, Indiana State Excise Police said....
  • Lawsuit claims sex abuse among second graders at Muncie school

    Lawsuit claims sex abuse among second graders at Muncie school
    The parents of a Muncie second grader filed a lawsuit against Burris Laboratory School claiming the 8-year-old boy suffered repeated sexual abuse from classmates—while teachers and administrators did nothing about it. According to the suit filed...
  • Police investigate armed robberies near Ball State campus

    Police investigate armed robberies near Ball State campus
    Detectives are investigating armed robberies near Ball State University. Lt. Steve Cox of the Muncie Police Department said there were two or three different cases and that they may be connected. His department is working with Ball State police to...
  • Letterman to return to Ball State for conversation with Oprah

    Letterman to return to Ball State for conversation with Oprah
    Ball State alum and TV host David Letterman will return to his old stomping grounds next month—and he’s bringing Oprah with him. The “Late Show” host will appear with Oprah Winfrey on November 26 in Emens Auditorium. The program...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Former Ball State player named Eustis’ head football coach

     
    Mike Hay, who was part of a rebuilding program when he was a football player at Ball State University, will try to lead one as a high school head football coach. Hay, 27, was announced as Eustis' head football coach Tuesday morning by athletic director...