INDIANAPOLIS - Former NBA No.1 draft pick Greg Oden is out of jail following his arrest on battery charges for allegedly punching his ex-girlfriend in the face.
Oden was released from custody Thursday evening. Online Marion County Jail records show Oden was released on a $10,000 bond.
The 26-year-old Oden faces two preliminary misdemeanor battery counts after the incident Thursday morning at his mother's suburban home in Lawrence.
A police report says officers were called to the home at around 3:30 a.m. and found a woman on a sofa with a swollen, bloody face. A friend of the woman told officers that Oden had "punched her in the face."
A judge granted prosecutors 72 hours to determine what, if any, formal charges would be filed.
Oden's agent, Michael Conley Sr., directed all questions to Oden's attorney, James Bell. In a statement, Bell said: "It would be inappropriate to comment at such an early stage of this case. The court will schedule a hearing and we will allow that process to play out."
Oden's initial hearing has been set for Aug. 11.
Police: Man exposed himself to Columbus woman
A Nashville, Ind., man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly exposed himself to a woman in a Columbus parking lot.
Kokomo toddler dies from gunshot wound
A 9-month-old was pronounced dead Thursday after he was injured by a gunshot wound on Wednesday evening.
Megabus defends safety record in statement
This week, a passenger from the Megabus that crashed on I-65 this month spoke publicly for the first time about the event.
Memorial set for 1 of 7 found dead in Indiana
Relatives of a northern Indiana woman who was one of six women whose bodies were found last weekend in abandoned houses in Gary will gather…
Peru man, 70, found tied up, injured near field
Police were asking for the public's help to track down the person responsible for tying up and injuring a Peru man this week.
Arcadia council accepts marshal's resignation
The Arcadia Town Council accepted the resignation of Town Marshal William Hickrod after the fallout that stemmed from an attack on a…