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Reports: Gadhafi's son sentenced to death over 2011 killings - Star-Press
File video from 2011 of Moammar Gadhafi's son and one-time heir apparent Seif al-Islam taken shortly after his capture shows him warning his captors that Libya's regions that united in revolution will turn against each other shortly.
Sunday's Delaware County arrest log - Star-Press
Law enforcement agencies in Muncie and Delaware County jailed nine people Sunday. Except for warrant arrests, the following charges are informal and subject to change until the Delaware County prosecutor's office reviews each case and files formal charges ...
Blue Jays land Troy Tulowitzki in blockbuster trade - Star-Press
In a stunning transaction by a team expected to add pitching rather than augment the major leagues' best offense, the Toronto Blue Jays acquired All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki from the Colorado Rockies early Tuesday morning. In return, the Rockies will ...
Arizona Cardinals adding woman to coaching staff in what is believed to be an NFL first - Star-Press
In his two years as Cardinals coach, Bruce Arians has assembled an eclectic mix of young and old assistants, ranging in age from their 20s to their late 70s. This year, that staff will be even more diverse, including a woman and the creation of the Bill ...
Rogers: European stars flock to fast-growing MLS - Star-Press
Despite the juggernaut of publicity, the direct entrance into Hollywood's elite circles and the constant presence of the paparazzi, David Beckham was a lonely man when he arrived in Los Angeles in 2007. Beckham, the English soccer star and fashion icon ...
Hole and one, double eagle on menu for locals - Star-Press
David Smith shot a hole-in-one on the 11th hole at Lakeview Greens. He used a pitching wedge on the 105-yard hole. Witnesses were Dan Roysden, Fred Whited, Phil Glaze. It’s his second hole-in-one. Rick Glaze converted a double eagle on the par-5 17th ...
Central sets fall practice starts - Star-Press
Central will be holding athletic physicals from noon-3 p.m. on July 29 in the nurse’s clinic at the school. It will also be holding concussion impact testing from noon-3 p.m. on July 29, and concussion impact testing will also be offered at 8 a.m. and 1 ...
Yorktown softball wins regional game - Star-Press
The Yorktown JAA squad representing Indiana at the Little League Softball Central Regional Tournament picked up another win on Monday. Team Indiana defeated a squad from Jamestown, Kentucky (Russell County Little League) 13-7. With the win, the Yorktown ...
Union superintendent expects to meet enrollment goals - Star-Press
MUNCIE – Next year’s enrollment at Union School Corporation is looking better than originally reported last week. Interim Superintendent Allen Hayne told The Star Press in an interview last Wednesday that the corporation had 175 students registered.
Los Angeles likely replacement for Boston in U.S. 2024 Olympics bid - Star-Press
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says his office has not had conversations with the U.S. Olympic Committee about bidding for the 2024 Games. He might be wise to expect a phone call soon. With the USOC announcing Monday that it had jointly decided with ...
Fla. family finds $1M of sunken Spanish treasure - Star-Press
MELBOURNE, Fla. — For a few weeks, the Schmitt family and 1715 Fleet-Queens Jewels LLC had a million-dollar secret on their hands. Last month, they recovered $1 million worth of sunken Spanish coins and jewels off the Florida coast. “The treasure was ...
Ill-timed nap leads to heroin arrest - Star-Press
Michael Lee Kiger apparently chose the wrong time and place to take a nap. City police were responding to a report of an intoxicated pedestrian Friday night when they found Kiger, 24, asleep on the sidewalk at a strip mall at 3618 S. Chandler Drive.
Veterans car show planned Sunday - Star-Press
A “veterans car show” will be held 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Morrow’s Meadow. The event is open to all cars and trucks. Entry fee is $10 in advance and $12 the day of the show. Dash plaques will be presented to the first 50 entries. Awards will be ...
Infant’s mother faces neglect charge - Star-Press
Police said they found a Muncie woman in an “extremely intoxicated state,” to the degree she was unable to to care for her 10-month-old daughter. Nicole Marie Wells, 26, was preliminarily charged with neglect of a dependent. She was being held in the ...
Man held in burglary investigation - Star-Press
A Muncie man was arrested early Monday on allegations he broke into a relative’s home and stole a safe. Matthew Brian Mercer, 25, of the 1500 block of West Ninth Street, is preliminarily charged with burglary. City police were called to Mercer’s home ...