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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

WNDU - 2018-08-15 00:01:00

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg talks police tape controversy

By:Allissa CorakWhile the forefront of South Bend official’s minds, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg shares his take on the South Bend Police Tape controversy following anintense testimony from St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Commander Tim Corbett.Buttigieg joined us in the ABC57 Studio Tuesday morn

ABC57.COM - 2018-08-14 12:25:00

Police investigate after man stabbed multiple times in South Bend

South Bend Tribune/LINCOLN WRIGHTSOUTH BEND — Police are investigating after a 21-year-old man was stabbed Monday morning in South Bend.According to a report from South Bend police, officers were called to the area of Portage Avenue and Bergan Street around 6:50 a.m. Monday on report of a stabbing.P

SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE - 2018-08-13 13:31:00

One hurt in South Bend stabbing Monday morning

Officers investigating a stabbing in the area of Portage and Bergan. One male victim alert and conscious.#southbend— South Bend Police (@southbendpolice)August 13, 2018


Mayor suggests South Shore Line move to downtown South Bend

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) -The landscape of downtown South Bend could once again be getting a face-lift.Mayor Pete Buttigieg throwing his support behind a downtown relocation of the South Shore Line.The city was considering several options including near the chocolate shop, west of the airport, or nea

WNDU - 2018-08-13 23:59:00

Woman charged in connection with 19-month-old boy's death

MISHAWAKA, Ind. (WNDU)A woman is now under arrest and facing charges in the death of a 19-month-old boy.Tearra Montgomery, 24, faces charges of neglect of a dependent and battery resulting in death.Police were called to Hickory Village Apartments in Mishawaka around 1 a.m. Saturday and found Zyon Ha

WNDU - 2018-08-13 18:25:00

South Bend Cubs beat Lake County

SOUTH BEND — Jimmy Herron's squeeze bunt scored Miguel Amaya with the winning run in the eighth inning as the South Bend Cubs topped the Lake County Captains, 2-1, Monday night in Class A minor league baseball.Amaya led off the eighth with a double and went to third on Austin Filiere's single.Starte

SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE - 2018-08-14 19:38:00

Late night drowning at Mishawaka apartment complex

"Through the fence of the pool, you could see them doing CPR on someone," recalls Kennedy Goens.

ABC57.COM - 2018-08-14 21:10:00

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.

WNDU - 2018-08-14 00:08:00

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.

SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE - 2018-08-14 01:04:00

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

WNDU - 2018-08-14 06:48:00

Man pulled from St. Joseph River near Veterans Memorial Park in South Bend

SOUTH BEND — A man found struggling in the St. Joseph River was pulled out by a South Bend Tribune photographer Monday afternoon near Veterans Memorial Park.The man, who rescue personnel did not identify, was taken by ambulance to a local hospital. His condition was not immediately known.

SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE - 2018-08-13 19:37:00

Mishawaka man sentenced to more than 17 years for theft of firearms

In May, Barber was convicted of theft of firearms, being a felon in possession and possession of one or more stolen firearms, according to court documents. In February 2017, Barber allegedly went to a hunting supply store in Shipshewana with two accomplices, broke into the store and stole fifteen fi

SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE - 2018-08-14 16:11:00

Person stabbed on northwest side of South Bend

By:Allissa CorakSOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The South Bend Police Department opened an investigation after a person was stabbed on the northwest side of the city Monday morning.According to officers, the stabbing happened around 6:50 a.m. near the intersection of North Portage Avenue and Bergan Street. This

ABC57.COM - 2018-08-13 13:22:00

South Bend family gives gift of a more prepared school year

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) -If you ran out of time to go school shopping, one South Bend family was there to help Saturday.


Free hair cuts for kids in preparation to go back to school

Kids can get free hair cuts Monday, August 13, as part of a program happening in South Bend."Hair Kutz 4 Kids" is an annual event that helps at least 300 students each year.There will be free hair cuts, music, food, and they'll also be giving out backpacks.Kids and their parents can stop by the "Com


South Bend's Frank's Place has new owners who want to keep that old character

Two years after Frank’s Place celebrated its 40th anniversary, the bar, restaurant and liquor store has changed ownership.With an established customer base, the space had much offer. But what really peaked Bhola Singh’s interest in the near downtown South Bend spot was the bar and restaurant as he p


A look at some of the big changes as South Bend students go back to school

It is back-to-school week for many area students. We have a look at all the changes you will be seeing in South Bend.One of the major changes -- Clay Intermediate Center has been transformed into Clay International Academy.You can see it for yourself today from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. There will be a


South Bend father gives out school supplies in memory of slain daughter

“Everything is free, y’all don’t have to ask me,” he told children on Saturday. “Y’all can have whatever y’all want.”


Police investigating 2 shootings in South Bend

Upon arrival, police were sent to an area hospital where a 37-year-old male checked in with an apparent, non-life threatening wound to his backside.