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Squirrel Causes $300K in Damages in Indy

Squirrel Causes $300K in Damages in Indy

By Mike Fossum April 12, 2014

A defiant squirrel managed to cause roughly $300K in damages to a new Fort Wayne, Indiana community center that is scheduled to open in June. The small rodent infiltrated the electrical system of the newly renovated athletics complex at McMillen …

Purdue University T.A. Shot, Suspect Jailed Purdue University T.A. Shot, Suspect Jailed

Purdue University students were shocked when a seemingly normal Tuesday was interrupted by an eruption of violence on campus. A 21 year old senior from West Bend, Wisconsin was shot and killed in the basement of the Electrical Engineering building …

Man Sells Stolen Brains On Ebay, Is Busted In Sting Man Sells Stolen Brains On Ebay, Is Busted In Sting
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A man accused of breaking into the Indiana Medical History Museum multiple times last year to steal organs has been caught, thanks to an eBay buyer who became suspicious of his newly acquired brains. 21-year old David Charles allegedly sold …

Amazon Sales Tax Laws Expand to Three More States Amazon Sales Tax Laws Expand to Three More States
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Consumers in Indiana, Nevada and Tennessee will no longer get a free pass on sales tax when shopping on Amazon.com. Starting today, residents in those states will join the 16 other states in the country that automatically pay tax on …

Indiana Recovering from Tornado Damage Indiana Recovering from Tornado Damage

Indiana was one of several midwestern states hit by tornadoes Sunday, and Governor Mike Pence has taken a helicopter tour of Hoosier communities that were hardest hit by the severe weather. Wide swaths of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, …

Wal-Mart Food Stamps Error Causes Shopping Spree Wal-Mart Food Stamps Error Causes Shopping Spree

If you picture the setting at Wal-Mart on any given Saturday, you probably think of an extremely large crowd overflowing the store, long lines and the store in disarray from all of the people trying to get in and out …

Road Rage Incident In KY Gets Indiana Man Arrested Road Rage Incident In KY Gets Indiana Man Arrested

An Indiana man who pulled a gun on another driver will be extradited to Kentucky on Tuesday to face charges after he was caught on video. 51-year old Perrin Dobyns was reportedly driving erratically on a Kentucky roadway on Sunday …

Ohio River Bridge Demolished in Explosion Ohio River Bridge Demolished in Explosion

The last section of demolition for the Milton-Madison Bridge Project was completed 30 minutes ahead of schedule yesterday morning. The explosion was planned to commence at 9 AM, but with threatening weather moving in the crew decided to blow-up the …

Same-Sex Marriages in Indiana Could Lead To Arrest Same-Sex Marriages in Indiana Could Lead To Arrest

The New York Times reports that a state law in Indiana, on the books since 1997, could be used to imprison same-sex couples that apply for marriage licenses. The catch in this law that would penalize same-sex couples is that …

Indiana Leopard: Cat Lady Kills Big Cat Indiana Leopard: Cat Lady Kills Big Cat

Apparently the love of a “crazy cat lady” comes with size restrictions. A leopard has been shot and killed on the property of a woman in Charlestown, Indiana. Concerned about a recent spate of attacks on neighborhood pets, the woman …

Indiana Man Arrested On Charges Of Fowl Play Indiana Man Arrested On Charges Of Fowl Play

Have you ever seen a guineafowl? They’re like an ugly chicken so it’s hard to see how a member of its own species would find them attractive, let alone a human male. Unfortunately, one man has proven that love is …

Court: Sex Offenders Can't Be Banned From Facebook Court: Sex Offenders Can't Be Banned From Facebook

An Indiana law barring registered sex offenders from using any form of social media has been stuck down by a U.S. appeals court. The law was challenged last year by the ACLU, but upheld by an Indiana Judge. “The Court …

Obama Punching Bag Removed from Indiana Fair Obama Punching Bag Removed from Indiana Fair
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Do a quick Google image search for President Barack Obama and you’re likely to encounter a number of questionable items, including Obama as Bob Marley, Obama as Yoda, and Obama as Baraka from Mortal Kombat. Some of them are amusing, …

Lauren Spierer's Family Awaits Test Results Lauren Spierer's Family Awaits Test Results
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Lauren Spierer, a student at the Indiana University, mysteriously vanished from Bloomington, Indiana over a year ago. Her family has been on a nightmarish mission to locate their missing loved one ever since, though nothing concrete has turned up since …

Judge: Sex Offenders To Stay Banned From Facebook Judge: Sex Offenders To Stay Banned From Facebook
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“Sex offenders are deplorable and allowing them access to our children via Facebook is criminal.” How about “it’s a universal human right, protected by the constitution, to be able to access these forms of communication as they amount to free …

Court Orders Facebook To Release Identity Of Fake Profile Creator
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The creator of a phony Facebook profile set up in the name of an Indiana high school dean could soon be revealed. 

Roncalli High School Dean Tim Puntarelli filed a lawsuit against the social networking site seeking information regarding the profile creator’s identity. Facebook’s privacy policy requires a court order to release any information about its members. The profile was removed after it had been reported to be fake.