The Herald Bulletin

Afternoon Update

Local Briefs

August 29, 2013

Local Briefs: Aug. 30

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Officers picked the girl up at Jay County High School on Monday, and she admitted to the poisoning attempt during an interview. She's being held at the Delaware County Juvenile Detention Center in Muncie.

Woman, 83, arrested after pointing gun at officer

YORKTOWN — Central Indiana police say an 83-year-old woman who pointed a handgun at a police officer during a confrontation is lucky the officer showed restraint and didn't shoot her.

Yorktown police Chief Todd St. John says officer Blake Barnard would have been "fully justified" if he had opened fire on Loraine Greer when she pointed a gun at him Wednesday outside a business.

He tells The Star Press the officer showed "tremendous restraint" in not shooting Greer, who was arrested faces preliminary charges of pointing a firearm, intimidation with a deadly weapon and criminal mischief.

Court documents say officers were called to a tool and die business after Greer allegedly threatened to shoot its owner.

Indiana leaders establish 'A-F' review panel

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana's top elected leaders are launching a panel to oversee the rewriting of Indiana's school grading system one month after it was revealed former School Superintendent Tony Bennett changed the formula for a top Republican donor's school.

Gov. Mike Pence, School Superintendent Glenda Ritz, House Speaker Brian Bosma and Senate President Pro Tem David Long signed off on the new panel Wednesday. The 17-member group will consist of teachers, principals and superintendents and be co-chaired by Ritz.

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