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Crews on the scene of a fire in South Bend

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - The South Bend Fire Department was called to near the 1300 block of Elwood Monday evening. According to I&M, four customers are without electricity in the area. Several emergency vehicles and ABC 57 are on the scene. SOUTH BEND, Ind. - The South Bend Fire Department was called t

ABC57.COM - 2018-03-20 00:37:00

Juvenile detained after allegedly pointing BB gun at students at recess

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- South Bend Police responded to Kennedy Primary Academy Monday after receiving reports of three males approaching the school yard with a firearm, and pointing the gun at students. The incident happened around 12:30 p.m. while fourth graders were at recess. The principal of the sch

ABC57.COM - 2018-03-19 20:41:00

Mishawaka Kroger closes temporarily after Monday morning robbery

NewsCenter 16 has confirmed a Kroger store in Mishawaka was robbed Monday morning. It happened just after 6 a.m., moments after opening, on Merrifield Avenue. We're still learning to gather more information but what we do know is that the suspect in question left on a bike. A store manager tells New

WNDU - 2018-03-19 14:23:00

Fire breaks out in South Bend storage complex

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - A fire at a storage complex broke out in South Bend on Monday evening. The fire started around 6 p.m. at the complex near Elwood Avenue and Medora Street. Officials have not said if anyone was hurt or what caused the fire. Stay with NewsCenter 16 as we learn more about th

WNDU - 2018-03-20 05:27:00

Semi-agreement reached over South Bend police tapes

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - At a court hearing Monday morning, all parties agree that they'd like to see a final decision on the legality of the South Bend police tapes within their lifetimes. Efforts to speed up a ruling on the merits of the case were discussed. In 2012, it was revealed that certain

WNDU - 2018-03-20 03:32:00

Elkhart woman dies after fatally rear-ending semi-tractor

NEWTON COUNTY, Ind. (WNDU) - 23-year-old Anastasia J. Chapman from Elkhart was driving a Dodge Grand Caravan northbound on I-65 on Monday morning when she fatally rear-ended an empty trailer attached to a Peterbilt semi-tractor. Police are unsure why Chapman did not see that traffic had slown down

WNDU - 2018-03-20 04:05:00

Man shot outside South Bend barbershop

SOUTH BEND - A 22-year-old man sustained non-life threatening injuries Saturday after being shot when leaving a west side barbershop, according to police. Police were called shortly after 8 p.m. to the area of 1300 West Linden Avenue. Police say the victim was leaving an area barbershop when there w

SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE - 2018-03-18 16:53:00

Candidates to debate for St. Joseph County Sheriff

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Three sheriff candidates running in May's Democratic Party primary will take to the podium Tuesday to discuss topics and questions from the public. The debate, hosted by Indiana University South Bend Political Science Club, IU South Bend American Democracy Project and the Leagu

ABC57.COM - 2018-03-20 12:15:00

Mishawaka Avenue and Ironwood intersection reopening after South Bend business fire

A South Bend intersection is reopening after an early Tuesday morning fire at a business in South Bend. The fire started just after 4 a.m. at a business on Mishawaka Avenue and Ironwood. Our WSBT 22 photographer learned the building has been empty for a year and all of the utilities were shut off. C

22 WSBT - 2018-03-20 07:12:13

Public can hear from potential future sheriffs in St. Joseph County at debate

Happening Tuesday, a chance for you to hear from the people who want to be your next sheriff in St. Joseph County. A debate is set for 6 p.m. Tuesday at Wiekamp Hall on IU South Bend's campus. Tim Corbett, Bill Redman and Bill Thompson will field questions. This is open to the public. Indiana's prim

22 WSBT - 2018-03-20 09:20:37

Woman arrested for drugs after traffic stop

ELKHART - An Alabama woman was arrested on drug charges after being left behind by a driver who fled a traffic stop. Allyssa Rose, 30, from Opelika, Alabama, was arrested Feb. 10 and charged with possession of 28 or more grams of methamphetamine, a Level 3 felony, and misdemeanor possession of marij

ELKHARTTRUTH.COM - 2018-03-19 11:02:00

UPDATE: Ambulance involved in South Bend crash

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - A South Bend ambulance was involved in a collision with another vehicle Sunday afternoon. The crash happened at LaSalle Avenue and Lafayette Boulevard. NewsCenter 16's Kim Shine and Melissa Stephens report that a vehicle hit the ambulance while it was taking a patient in c

WNDU - 2018-03-19 00:13:00

Crews respond to South Bend factory fire overnight

Employees of a South Bend factory were forced to evacuate after a fire. This happened at the Suzuki Garphyttan plant in South Bend. That's on Nimtz Parkway. The call came in around 1 Sunday morning. "We're cutting tubes and I looked up and the fire just got a hold of us and went up into the stacks,"


Woman robbed outside Dowagiac apartment; police looking for suspect

DOWAGIAC, Mich. (WNDU) - Dowagiac police are looking for the suspect who robbed a woman on Sunday. It happened at the Eagle's Trace apartment complex off of M-51. The woman says she was getting something from her vehicle when a man came up and took her purse. The suspect then fled on foot. Police s

WNDU - 2018-03-19 15:14:00

No St. Paddy's Day alcohol-related crashes in St. Joseph County, police say

MISHAWAKA, Ind. - There were no alcohol-related crashes on St. Patrick's Day and crash numbers even decreased from last year, according to Mishawaka Police. Lt. Tim Williams says there were only 29 crashes and only one of them resulted in injuries Saturday night into early Sunday morning. That is

ABC57.COM - 2018-03-19 10:52:00

Woman shot after gun falls to the floor, discharges

ELKHART, Ind. -- Elkhart Police were called to a home on Roys Avenue Saturday just before noon to investigate a shooting with injuries. Police learned a handgun was dropped, struck the floor and fired. The bullet struck a 56-year-old woman in the back. She was transported to Memorial Hospital for tr

ABC57.COM - 2018-03-19 19:03:00

South Bend shooting leaves one injured

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - A shooting Saturday night resulted in one person being injured. The shooting happened at 8:08 p.m. in the 1300 block of West Linden Avenue, dispatch confirms. One person was shot, and no information was immediately available on the suspect. Metro Homicide was not called.


Memories remain 5 years after deadly plane crash in South Bend

It was half a decade ago this weekend, on St. Patrick's Day weekend, when a plane slammed into homes on Iowa Street near the South Bend airport. Sunday was a quiet Sunday on the street, similar to the quiet Sunday five years ago that would become the most memorable day in the neighborhood. Mary Jan

22 WSBT - 2018-03-18 22:17:46

Celebrate the St. Patrick's Day Parade in South Bend

SOUTH BEND (WNDU) --- Venues, Parks, and Arts (VPA) is hosting the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown South Bend. The parade begins at 11 a.m. at the corner of Jefferson Boulevard and Frances Street. Then, it turns north on Niles Avenue toward Washington Street. The event is free. Immediate


Take Five: Four Winds in South Bend is picking up steam

SOUTH BEND - Scott Rice has been serving as the general manager of the Four Winds Casino in South Bend since it opened to the public on Jan. 16. Rice became interested in the gaming industry while helping build Four Winds in New Buffalo more than 10 years ago. He started in table games at the casino