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Police looking for suspects in Elkhart gas station robbery

ELKHART, Ind. (WNDU) - Police are asking for help in finding two men who robbed a gas station in Elkhart on Monday. One man entered the 7-Eleven store at the corner of County Road 20 and County Road 9 at around 11:43 p.m. He walked up to the store's clerk, showed a gun and made the clerk open the r

WNDU - 2017-09-19 15:30:00

POLICE NEWS: Shots fired during Elkhart 7-Eleven robbery

Two men suspected of robbing an Elkhart 7-Eleven Monday night exchanged gunfire with the store clerk before they fled the scene, police said. At 11:43 p.m., one of the men entered the store at 25960 C.R. 20 and approached the clerk while displaying a handgun, according to Elkhart County Sheriff's De

GOSHEN NEWS - 2017-09-19 19:33:25

Benefit being held for 3 killed in Elkhart hit and run

ELKHART, Ind. -- A fundraiser is going to be held for the family of the people killed in a hit and run in Elkhart on Beardsley Avenue in August. The Smith Family Benefit is going to be held October 7 at the FOP Lodge on Industrial Parkway. Courtney Smith, 11, Dolly Smith, 8-months, and Shawn Wolcott

ABC57.COM - 2017-09-19 23:52:00

Despite climate debate, South Bend-Elkhart region can do better

ELKHART - There is a political debate going on right now. It is one of the most divisive debates of all time, which means it's not really a debate. It has turned into an exercise in name calling. And it is missing an opportunity. The issue is climate change. That is the last time I'm going to say it

SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 10:00:00

More information expected today in deadly Elkhart shooting

Today we could learn new information about a deadly shooting in Elkhart. Lenell Williams, 18, was killed last month near Madison and State streets. Investigators will identify others who may have been around during the shooting. WSBT 22 will have a crew live at today's press conference. Today we cou

22 WSBT - 2017-09-20 06:31:40

Elkhart couple receives inaugural Benny Russo award

GOSHEN - Elkhart ophthalmologist Dr. Richard Boling II and wife, Babette Boling, were honored Monday during an award ceremony at the Council on Aging of Elkhart County, becoming the first recipients of the council's new Benny Russo Community Award. The award was established this year in honor of Rus

GOSHEN NEWS - 2017-09-20 06:00:00

Police say Rensselaer man killed cat while imagining it was ex-girlfriend

ELKHART - A Rensselaer man was arrested on a warrant this month for allegedly killing an ex-girlfriend's cat while pretending it was her. William Morrow, 29, was arrested Sept. 6 on a warrant for domestic violance - animal cruelty, a Level 6 felony, and domestic battery, a Class A misdemeanor. Durin

ELKHARTTRUTH.COM - 2017-09-19 17:42:00

Mindfulness program helps with stress

ELKHART COUNTY - Nearly 30 local women received a lesson on how "being mindful" can help ease stress through a program held at the Elkhart County Purdue Extension Office Monday afternoon. Called "Mindfulness for Healthy Aging," the program's goal was to teach those in attendance how practicing mindf

ELKHARTTRUTH.COM - 2017-09-19 10:12:00

Questions linger after hit-and-run as family grieves death of loved ones

ELKHART- On the night of Tuesday, Aug. 29 everything changed for Yvonne Thomas. Her 8-month-old granddaughter, Dolly, and two others-Dolly's 11-year-old aunt Courtney Smith and 22-year-old uncle Shawn Wolcott-were killed in a hit-and-run crash. Thomas described the past weeks as the hardest thing sh

ELKHARTTRUTH.COM - 2017-09-19 09:57:00

Fresh apples just ripe for the picking

GOSHEN- Apple picking season is back and in full swing at Kercher's Sunrise Orchards. The Kercher's farm has been in business for 95 years. It is ran by fourth and fifth generation Kercher family members. Kercher's Apple Guided Tour is open from Monday-Friday. During the Apple Guided Tour, visitors

ELKHARTTRUTH.COM - 2017-09-19 13:56:00

Sheriff's detectives ask for help identifying robbery suspects

ELKHART - Detectives with the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department are asking for the public's help in identifying two men who exchanged gunfire with a clerk as they robbed a gas station south of Elkhart Monday. The suspects made off with an undetermined amount of cash and cigarettes after robbing th

ELKHARTTRUTH.COM - 2017-09-20 12:24:00

Tolson media club pitched as creative outlet for older students

ELKHART - Xzavier Gonzales thinks he just might have a face for podcasts. The 19-year-old IUSB sophomore was one of eight teens who signed up for the new Radio/TV/Film Club and Newspaper Club at the Tolson Community and Youth Center, which met for the first time Monday. Trina Harris, who recently jo

ELKHARTTRUTH.COM - 2017-09-20 11:11:00

Erratic driving complaint leads to several charges

ELKHART COUNTY - Monday an erratic driving complaint lead to the arrest of a Highland, Indiana woman. At around 1 p.m. on Sept. 18, the Indiana State Police responded to a complaint of an erratic driver driving eastbound on the Indiana Toll Road in a construction area. The vehicle, a gold BMW SUV, r

ELKHARTTRUTH.COM - 2017-09-20 10:03:00

Is BPA a thing of Halloween nightmares?

(BPT) - Now that fall is underway and you're already growing tired of all the pumpkin-flavored treats, Halloween must not be too far away. That means it's time to head to the store to pick up the trendiest Halloween decor to guarantee a shocked response from trick-or-treaters. But before you do, hav

ELKHARTTRUTH.COM - 2017-09-19 22:59:00

Metastatic breast cancer patients tell their stories through art and photography

When most people think of breast cancer, they think of the pink movement, and often times, "beating" the cancer. A diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer (MBC), a late stage of the disease in which the cancer has spread beyond the breast, is different. There is no cure and, until recently, the number

ELKHARTTRUTH.COM - 2017-09-19 19:11:00

Parking spots at Central get unique marks

ELKHART - Central High School's parking lot is a little more colorful this year, even when it's empty, thanks to its parking space decorating program. According to vice principal Kelly Berheide, around 60 students and faculty are participating this year, paying $30 in order to purchase a specific pe

ELKHARTTRUTH.COM - 2017-09-19 11:32:00

The key ingredient to a successful school year

(BPT) - Now that school is in session, you've likely returned to the routine of nightly homework and packing lunches in the morning. One thing that helps ensure a safe and successful school year is polycarbonate plastic made from bisphenol A (BPA). BPA is a building-block chemical used to make a pla

ELKHARTTRUTH.COM - 2017-09-19 22:11:00

Mayor announces changes to water billing, touts potential cost savings

ELKHART- Mayor Tim Neese announced last week changes in the way city residents will be charged for water, a change that will avoid having customers having their outdoor irrigation system turned off and on by a city employee. Many residents have two separate accounts for indoor and outdoor water usag

ELKHARTTRUTH.COM - 2017-09-19 16:23:00

How to Pick the Perfect Engagement Ring

(StatePoint) An engagement ring is at once a symbol of love and commitment and also a reflection of a woman's personal style. For the engaged-to-be who hasn't quite determined the perfect sparkler for herself, articulating an engagement ring style can seem challenging. That's where a trusted jeweler

ELKHARTTRUTH.COM - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

Goshen superintendent to host coffee with parents, chance to ask questions and voice concerns

GOSHEN - Goshen Community Schools superintendent Diane Woodworth will host a 'Coffee with the Superintendent' event on Thursday, which is an opportunity for parents to voice concerns and ask questions directly to the chief executive of the school system. The event is held four times each year, said

ELKHARTTRUTH.COM - 2017-09-20 13:47:00