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Two Kids Struck By Drunk Driver

A Frankfort woman was accused of DUI after two kids riding bicycles were struck by a Jeep in Clinton County  last night.

The crash happened south of Frankfort on State Road 39 just before 8:30 p.m.

The kids, 12 and 16, were airlifted to an Indianapolis hospital after the incident.

The woman driving the Jeep was identified as 39-year-old Heather McDaniel. Officers suspected alcohol was a factor in the crash. McDaniel was given a Breathalyzer and blood alcohol test. The results of the tests confirmed their suspicions.

Neighborhood residents who witnessed the crash said alcohol-involved accidents are becoming more and more common on State Road 39.


Broad Ripple Shooter Will Not Face Charges

The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office says it won’t be filing any charges against Tristan Crayton, the man arrested in the shootings of four people in Broad Ripple Aug. 2.

Instead, prosecutors say, the case will be turned over to a grand jury.

Crayton was arrested Aug. 2 after shooting four people, all of whom were hospitalized with non-threatening injuries.

Authorities said, Crayton has a lifetime permit to carry a handgun,

No date has been given for when a grand jury will hear his case.


142 iPads Stolen From Indiana High School

Thieves have stolen 412 iPads from a western Indiana school.

The theft at North Central Junior/Senior High School in Farmersburg was discovered when school staff arrived Wednesday morning. The loss tops $200,000.

The district Superintendent told the Daily Times 370 iPads were earmarked for high school students. He says a district initiative to switch from textbooks to the tablet computers has left the school with only a few textbooks that students must share for the time being.

The County Sheriff’s says a window was broken out to gain entry and the theft probably involved someone inside passing them out the window to another person.


Funeral Set For Boy, 13, Accidentally Killed By Brother

The 13-year-old Middletown boy accidentally killed by his brother will be laid to rest Friday.  Logan Anthony Armendariz died Monday from a gunshot wound to the chest.  Police say the boy’s younger brother got inside locked gun safe and got a hold of a handgun that still had one round in it.


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