News 3/12/2020, 10:46am

2 Muncie individuals indicted on corruption-related charges

Phil Nichols, former chairman for a political party in Delaware County, and Jess Neal, sergeant for the Muncie Police Department, have been indicted on charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and witness tampering, U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler announced in a press release. 

News 3/12/2020, 10:00am

Trump suspends travel from Europe to US for 30 days

Taking drastic action Wednesday, President Donald Trump announced he is cutting off travel from Europe to the U.S. and moving to ease the economic cost of a viral pandemic that is roiling global financial markets and disrupting the daily lives of Americans.

News 3/11/2020, 1:30pm

WHO declares that virus crisis is now a pandemic

Expressing alarm both about mounting infections and slow government responses, the World Health Organization declared Wednesday that the global coronavirus crisis is now a pandemic but also said it’s not too late for countries to act.

News 3/10/2020, 10:00am

5 national stories of the week

The Grand Princess cruise ship, Tuesday’s Democratic primaries and caucus, President Donald Trump’s plans for payroll tax relief, travel concerns for theme parks and professional sports leagues closing locker rooms amid the virus outbreak make up this week’s five national stories.

News 3/9/2020, 12:00pm

Ball State prepares for coronavirus outbreak

In response to the coronavirus outbreak, Ball State has suspended all work-related travel to three countries and cancelled future study abroad programs, among other steps, according to a campus wide email sent out March 5.

News 3/9/2020, 10:00am

5 international stories of the week

International Women’s Day protests, quarantines in northern Italy, the plunging of stocks and oil prices around the world, China’s use of propaganda against the coronavirus outbreak and North Korea firing multiple weapons make up this week’s five international stories.

News 3/4/2020, 10:00am

Biden claims 9 Super Tuesday victories, including Texas

A resurgent Joe Biden scored victories from Texas to Massachusetts on Super Tuesday, revitalizing a presidential bid that was teetering on the edge of disaster just days earlier. But his rival Bernie Sanders seized the biggest prize with a win in California that ensured he — and his embrace of democratic socialism — would drive the Democrats’ nomination fight for the foreseeable future.

News 3/3/2020, 10:00am

5 national stories of the week

A preview for Super Tuesday, MSNBC host Chris Matthews’ retirement, tornadoes in Tennessee, a court case on the constitutionality of the men-only draft and the virus outbreak fueling the return of the White House briefing room make up this week’s five national stories.

News 3/2/2020, 10:00am

5 international stories of the week

The spread of the COVID-19 virus, France’s Louvre Museum closing its doors due to the virus, a hostage situation at a Philippine mall, migrants attempting to cross the Greek-Turkish border and Israel’s third election in less than a year make up this week’s five international stories.