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Greenfield man wanted for threatening to cook, eat social worker

2018-04-27T12:44:35+00:00April 27th, 2018|

GREENFIELD, Ind. (WTHR) - Police in Greenfield are looking for a man they say made several threats to social workers, at one time saying he was going to cook and eat a court-appointed special advocate. Warrants have been issued for 43-year-old Ryan Luker for two counts of Intimidation, a Level 6 felony. "Anytime there is [...]

New “heroin protocol” offers rehab instead of prison

2017-12-30T23:07:16+00:00November 22nd, 2016|

HANCOCK COUNTY (WTHR) - Heroin addiction has been called a scourge. It's been called an epidemic. But rarely do we hear about solutions. Officials in Hancock County are trying to change that. They've got a new approach to the heroin problem called a "heroin protocol." It trades some jail time and required rehab instead of [...]

Posting a ballot pic? You might be committing a felony

2017-12-30T23:11:03+00:00October 12th, 2016|

GREENFIELD, Ind. (WTHR) - An Indiana county is telling its voters - don't post pictures of your ballot on social media. It's a felony. Hancock County prosecutor Brent Eaton says according to Indiana election code, certain voting booth selfies could lead to some serious jail time. Now he and the county clerk have posted warnings [...]

Woman found guilty in Hancock County murder

2018-01-23T18:23:09+00:00April 14th, 2015|

A Hancock County jury found Amanda Gonzales guilty of murder in the death of Katrina Miller Monday afternoon. Joe Meyers was found guilty of murder and kidnapping while armed with a deadly weapon. He was sentenced to 75 years in prison, with five years suspended. Ronnie Westbrook pleaded guilty in April to assisting a criminal [...]