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Murder trial continues for Elkhart man accused of stabbing father
CASSOPOLIS, Mich. (WNDU) ---The jury trial for an Elkhart man accused of killing his father heads into a third day after several prosecution witnesses took the stand Wednesday.Joseph Craigo faces multiple felony charges, including second-degree murder for allegedly stabbing to death his father, Alan
Police searching for man involved in Elkhart thefts
By:Renee RuthELKHART, Ind. – Elkhart Police need help identifying a male who allegedly is involved in recent thefts in Elkhart.The suspect is described as a black male with black hair and facial hair, according to EPD.Anyone with information should call (574) 295-2822.
Fire breaks out at Elkhart mobile home park
A fire broke out Wednesday morning at the Four Seasons Mobile Home Park off President's Drive in Elkhart.We are told this is an abandoned home. There are no injuries.Our crew on scene said the fire is now under control.
State Road 120 rail crossing in Bristol to close for repairs
“Most traffic either comes to a complete stop or maybe down to less than 10 miles an hour over, because it’s such a rough crossing. You could easily damage the underbody of your vehicle,” said Michael Mitchell, town manager.
Elkhart police ask for help identifying possible burglary suspects
The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department Detective Bureau is asking for help identifying the subjects and vehicle depicted in photographs shared on their Facebook, as they may have information in reference to a burglary that occurred on Monday.Officials ask that tips be directed to Detective Newman a
SJ man jailed for March fatal accident
Justin Clark Hardt, 41, of Lions Park Drive in St. Joseph, pleaded guilty in late July to the misdemeanor charge and was sentenced Tuesday to 180 days in jail and $7,324 in fines, costs and restitution. The last 90 days of the jail term can be spent on tether.
Elkhart man sentenced to 27 months in pipe bomb case
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) -Jacob Underwood's eight supporters left the federal courthouse in South Bend Wednesday afternoon.Before and after the verdict some of them were in tears, others - contemplation. They decided not to comment.The 22 year old will spend 27 months in prison. It was a reasonable s
South Bend police investigating shots fired into two homes
All is quiet on Adams St. Wednesday afternoon, but just hours before, around 12:30 a.m., South Bend teen Markel Sutherland said while hanging out with friends in front of a house on this stretch of Adams, pops of gunfire echoed throughout the neighborhood.
Jury trial begins for Elkhart man accused of killing father
Day one of the Joseph Craigo trial is complete. Craigo is accused of murdering his father.During the first day, we’ve at least learned the prosecutions side of things. The defense didn’t have much to say other than questioning witnesses about cell phones in the home and keys in doors.The narrative t
Two arrested after theft, standoff in Elkhart
ELKHART — Two people were arrested after a suspect wanted for a theft from an area store barricaded himself in his home in Elkhart on Monday.According to a report from Elkhart police, around 7:38 p.m. Monday officers who were following up on an earlier theft from Menards, 601 East Windsor Ave., obse
LOCAL BRIEFS: Elkhart Place Senior Living celebrates completed renovations
ELKHARTElkhart Place Senior Living celebrates completed renovationsGreater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completed renovations of Elkhart Place Senior Living, 2024 C.R. 24, Elkhart. The ceremony will take place at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
Back to school in Elkhart brings changes
ELKHART— Sayonara, summer break. Hello, new school year.It’s time to set those alarm clocks and get those school supplies and first-day outfits ready because school will be back in session Thursday for 13,000 students at Elkhart Community SchoolsBut as students go back to school, the new school year
Elkhart man on trial for murder of his father
The trial begins Tuesday for an Elkhart man accused of killing his father Cass County.Joseph Craigo faces multiple felony charges, including second-degree murder.The 32-year-old admits to stabbing his father, Alan Craigo, in March 2017Officials say the victim was viciously stabbed multiple times, in
Search for possible wanted suspects in Elkhart
ELKHART, Ind. (WNDU) -Police in Elkhart confirmed officers are searching for possible wanted suspects Monday night.We're told officers are in the area of Benham and West Indiana avenues. Several police cars and a large SWAT vehicle were spotted in the neighborhood.We have a crew headed to the scene.
Elkhart street blocked off while police locate subject
ELKHART, Ind. -- Police in Elkhart were called to a Benham address around 7:38 P.M. Monday night.Dispatch reported that officers were trying to locate a subject.Police cars blocked the street which is just south of Washington Gardens.The scene drew people from their homes as police surrounded the ad
Elkhart apartment fire ruled accidental
“It’s one of our more common causes of fire, whether it’s due to inattention or whatever,” he said. “I would just encourage people to use proper disposal of smoking materials.”
Elkhart police add new officers
PHOTO CONTRIBUTEDNew full-time and reserve Elkhart Police Department officers are sworn in Monday. From left, are Elkhart Mayor Tim Neese, Ptl. Matthew Lehner, Ptl. Jeremy Snow, Reserve Ptl. James Bontrager and Elkhart Police Chief Ed Windbigler.
Next stop downtown? Buttigieg wants South Shore to run into the heart of South Bend
One of the proposals that would move the south shore train station to downtown South Bend on Monday, Aug. 13, 2017, in South Bend.
Late night drowning at Mishawaka apartment complex
"Through the fence of the pool, you could see them doing CPR on someone," recalls Kennedy Goens.
One person dead in apparent drowning in Mishawaka
The St. Joseph County coroner is on the scene of a drowning that happened at the 300 block of Pin Oak Circle at the Pin Oak Manner Apartments in Mishawaka.That is the site where a man in his late sixties reportedly drowned sometime before 9:30 pm Monday night.We will continue to provide updates.