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Elkhart girl recovering from lawnmower accident

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) -An Elkhart girl, who was injured in a lawnmower accident, is one step closer to getting a prosthetic leg.

WNDU - 2018-06-21 00:00:00

South Bend man found guilty of two counts of murder

Anton James and Damon Bethel died, others were hurt, including Sage.

22 WSBT - 2018-06-20 18:14:11

Hotel Elkhart residents receive eviction notice

ELKHART — Residents of the embattled Hotel Elkhart have received notice: they have 30 days to vacate the premises.The notices were the latest turn for residents who, at the end of May in the face of record-breaking temperatures, found themselves without air conditioning, working elevators, and even

ELKHARTTRUTH.COM - 2018-06-20 10:00:00

Elkhart woman sentenced for wire fraud, ID theft, ordered to repay $584K

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- An Elkhart woman has been sentenced to 84 months in prison and ordered to pay $584,506.22 in restitution for wire fraud and aggravated identity theft, according to US Attorney Thomas L. Kirsch II.

ABC57.COM - 2018-06-19 23:32:00

Elkhart man with 2 pending cases picks up dealing charge

ELKHART — An Elkhart man was charged with dealing a controlled substance after police allegedly found heroin at his address while attempting to arrest him on a warrant in another case.Latrell McCall, 29, is charged with dealing a Schedule I controlled substance of at least 28 grams, a Level 2 felony

ELKHARTTRUTH.COM - 2018-06-20 10:00:00

Judge tosses wrongful death lawsuit against Martin's Super Market stemming from Elkhart shooting

Police tape is seen outside of an Elkhart Martin's Super Market on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at 3900 E. Bristol St. in Elkhart. Tribune File Photo

SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE - 2018-06-19 18:30:00

Elkhart girl to be fitted for prosthetic leg after lawn mower accident last month

ELKHART —An update to the 5-year-old Elkhart girl who lost part of her left leg in a lawn mower accident last month.Italia McAllister visited Riley Children's Hospital Wednesday to meet with the surgeon who performed her skin graft surgery.During the appointment, Italia was given customized compress

22 WSBT - 2018-06-21 06:40:46

South Bend, Indiana Mayor Marries Partner and Heads to Pride Party - Global Cocktails Blog

He may live in the land of Mike Pence, but a mayor from a city in Indiana married his partner and celebrated the union by attending a pride event. South Bend, Indiana Mayor Peter Buttigieg (BOOT-edge-edge) tied the knot with his partner Chasten Glezman over the weekend.

GLOBALCOCKTAILS.COM - 2018-06-20 15:00:53

POLICE NEWS: Two men arrested on multiple charges

Two men were arrested on multiple charges at 1:30 a.m. Wednesday following a traffic stop at C.R.s 9 and 4 near Elkhart.Arrested were Jesus Duran, 21, 1637 Harrison Ridge Lane, Goshen, and Marvin Madonado, 30, Plainfield.Duran was arrested by Elkhart County police and jailed on charges of residentia

GOSHEN NEWS - 2018-06-20 19:09:01

Renovations at Elkhart Central's Rice Field begin

It shows how important football is here in Elkhart and obviously we're trying to do our part on the field as coaches and players and an athletic department to make that happen." said Shattuck, "Its just a source of community pride, and some big upgrades will make it better for the players, the fans

22 WSBT - 2018-06-19 22:43:34

Man sentenced in double homicide from drug deal gone wrong

SOUTH BEND — The second of six men charged in what police said was a drug deal gone wrong was sentenced in St. Joseph Superior Court Wednesday.In May, a jury found Joshua Sage, 35, guilty on two counts of murder and one count of dealing methamphetamine. Judge Jeffery Sanford sentenced Sage to 55 yea

SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE - 2018-06-20 14:41:00

Bicycling riches of the west side in South Bend

SOUTH BEND — For at least 24 years, Charles "The Bike Man" Jenkins has been fitting kids and adults with bikes out of his packed, two-door garage on the city's near west side. It's $15 to $40 for old bikes that he fixes up with used parts. Got a flat tire? He'll patch it up for $1.

SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE - 2018-06-20 10:05:00

Martin's not negligent in double fatal shooting at Elkhart store

See AlsoEstate of Martin's shooting victim suing for damagesMartin's releases statement, one-year anniversary of Elkhart shootingsOfficers involved in Martin's shooting honored by the City of ElkhartMartin's shooting: Officers cleared, new details revealedFriends, coworkers pay respect to Martin's s

ABC57.COM - 2018-06-19 21:05:00

Elkhart River District plans moving forward with development

“It allows us to have some flexibility in the financial incentives that we can provide the developer,” said Crystal Welsh, Director of Development Services in Elkhart.

ABC57.COM - 2018-06-20 03:22:00

Crews battling residential fire in South Bend

By:Esther KatherST.JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. – Crews are battling a residential fire on Darden Road.According to St. Joseph County Dispatch, the call came in at approximately 7:37 p.m. regarding a fire on Darden near Lily Road.Fire crews are on the scene.No reports of any injuries at this time.The cause o

ABC57.COM - 2018-06-20 01:36:00

Body found in Elkhart River identified

Police identified Gilberto Bizarro Diaz, 65, of Goshen, as the man found in the river. Elkhart County Coroner James P. Elliott said in an email Sunday the autopsy revealed no signs of trauma or foul play. The cause and manner of death is still unknown due to pending toxicology results.


Tim Corbett concedes race for St. Joseph County Sheriff

SOUTH BEND — More than a month after the primary election, the Democratic party finally has an official candidate for St. Joseph County Sheriff. Tuesday, Tim Corbett conceded the nomination to Bill Redman after a recount process confirmed the results of the election.Corbett, commander of the county’

SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE - 2018-06-19 14:19:00

One killed, one injured in crash south of Granger

GRANGER — One person was killed and another injured in a two-car crash south of Granger early Tuesday.Capt. Tim Spencer, commander of the St. Joseph County Fatal Crash Team, said the crash happened about 7:40 a.m. Tuesday on Cleveland Road, east of Bittersweet Road.

SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE - 2018-06-19 13:34:00

Elkhart Co. police searching for 2 people who may have info in fraud case

ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. (WNDU) –Elkhart County police are asking for the public's help identifying two men who may have information in an active fraud case.The two people are thought to have used compromised credit cards at the same time at the Walmart on Ireland Road in South Bend May 23, a representa


3 from Painesville dead in Indiana crash blamed on wrong-way driver

Police say three passengers in the SUV died, including 42-year-old Denita Rice, 1-year-old Bryson Rice and 12-year-old Makayla Lanier. Police say the SUV driver and another child were taken to a hospital. Those in the SUV were from Painesville, Ohio.