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Former Indiana mayor leaves US prison after bribe conviction

Jun. 07, 2022 19:51 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A former eastern Indiana mayor has been released from a federal prison with more than six months remaining on his one-year term after pleading guilty to taking a bribe. Dennis Tyler, Muncie’s mayor from 2012 through 2019, was released Thursday from the Federal...

Ex-Muncie cop admits assaulting arrestee, falsifying report

May. 13, 2022 16:35 PM EDT

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — A former Muncie police officer pleaded guilty Friday to assaulting an arrestee and writing a false report to cover up the incident, federal prosecutors said. Jeremy Gibson, 31, pleaded guilty to violating the arrestee's civil rights and to obstructing justice...