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Muncie Judge Faces Misconduct Charges

Posted On December 12, 2014

(Muncie, IN) -- A judge in Muncie isn't responding to several charges of misconduct filed against her. City Court Judge Dianna Bennington is accused of abusing her judicial power and committing ethical violations in public. Among them are sentencing a man without telling him when he would be released, and without a prosecutor present. She's…

Obesity A Big Problem In Marion County

Posted On December 12, 2014

(Marion County, IN) -- Obesity continues to be a big problem in Marion County. A new report says one in three children in the county are obese, and so are two-thirds of adults. County officials say they plan to address the problem to the public and find ways to improve it.

Miss Indiana 2013 Arrested For Public Intoxication

Posted On December 12, 2014

(Bloomington, IN) -- The woman who was crowned Miss Indiana 2013 is facing several charges, including public intoxication. Officials say Terrin Thomas was arrested early Wednesday in Bloomington after someone called police and said a drunk woman had been knocking on their apartment door, yelling "let me in" for about 30 minutes. According to police,…

Muncie Judge Accused Of Misconduct

Posted On December 12, 2014

(Muncie, IN) -- A Muncie City Court judge is under fire for alleged misconduct. Indiana Supreme Court public information officer Kathryn Dolan says Judge Dianna Bennington faces 13 charges of misconduct from the Judicial Qualifications Commission.   Bennington has also been accused of abusing her judicial power while committing ethical violations in public. She has…

IMPD Hiring More Recruits

Posted On December 11, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- A plan is underway in hopes of reducing neighborhood crimes in Indianapolis. More recruits are being hired by Metro police to take the place of officers who are retiring. Up to 200 new candidates will be trained each year.