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14-year-old Granger teen killed playing basketball in home

GRANGER, Ind. – A 14-year-old died Friday night after a basketball rim, backboard, and support bracket fell on him, according to St. Joseph County officials.

ABC57.COM - 2018-06-23 21:15:00

South Bend police on scene of fatal shooting

By Howard Dukes South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND — Metro Homicide is on the scene of what appears to be a fatal shooting near Notre Dame's boathouse.Police say the body of a male was found near the river in the 900 block of Northside Boulevard. Check back for updates.

SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE - 2018-06-23 14:04:00

Community looks for ways to save Benton Harbor schools

“You can't wait three months to organize a call to volunteers from Benton Harbor,” that former student said. “That doesn't make sense either. So if you have volunteer groups and that's a catalyst that it takes, so be it.”


Police: Granger boy, 14, dies after freak accident on basketball court

St. Joseph County police say 14-year-old Nolan Gerwels of Granger died Friday following a freak accident while playing basketball at his home.This happened in the 10000 block of Arcadian Court. Police say the 911 call was made just before 6 p.m.Assistant Chief Bill Thompson says Gerwels was playing

22 WSBT - 2018-06-23 13:02:26

Multiple drug charges follow car accident

GOSHEN — A Michigan City man is charged with dealing a controlled substance and related offenses after police say they found him behind the wheel of a crashed car.Ruben Penn Jr., 36, was arrested June 16 at the scene of the north Elkhart accident and preliminarily charged with six misdemeanors relat

ELKHARTTRUTH.COM - 2018-06-23 10:00:00

Shots fired in South Bend neighborhood

By:Renee RuthSOUTH BEND, Ind. – St. Joseph County dispatch confirmed 23 rounds of gunfire were shot at 10 p.m. Friday.The shots were fired on the 600 block of Camden Street.Police are investigating the scene.No injuries have been confirmed at this time.

ABC57.COM - 2018-06-23 03:46:00

RAW VIDEO: Elkhart business fire

Viewer April Taylor sent us this video of a fire this morning at TB Plastic Extrusionson Adams, just north of Bristol Street in Elkhart. Officials tell us there were no injuries.

22 WSBT - 2018-06-23 14:14:12

Plans to start medical marijuana businesses in Benton Harbor

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (WSJM, WNDU) -The city of Benton Harbor is now closer to having medical marijuana businesses.


Muhammad Ali estate on sale, but is Berrien Springs the selling point?

A press release this week notes that Ali’s 81-acre property is featured at and is listed at $2.895,037 – with the 37 representing his 37 career knockouts. The property includes the main house, pool, garages, barns, office and elaborate gym complete with boxing ring.

HERALD-PALLADIUM - 2018-06-23 10:00:00

1 dead after 2-car Berrien County crash

The crash, which happened at Linco Road and Red Arrow highway in Lincoln Township, reportedly happened when 27-year-old Eau Claire resident Joshua Vincent entered Red Arrow Highway from Linco Road. Another vehicle traveling northbound hit Vincent's car.


Former Police Chief Hurley drops out of Sheriff's Race

The South Bend Tribune inserted itself into an otherwise democratic and constitutional process as a self-appointed arbiter of who should be allowed to run and who should not. In their opinion, it is not your constitutional right, nor is it mine to run for elected office -- unless they say it is.

ABC57.COM - 2018-06-22 22:10:00

One killed in Berrien County crash

Police say Joshua Vincent of Eau Claire was killed in an early morning crash in Berrien County.The two-vehicle crash happened at the intersection of Linco Road and Red Arrow. That's not too far from the Cook Nuclear Plant.Police say Vincent entered Red Arrow in front of another vehicle, causing a br


Police credit dog for saving missing Michigan toddler

Van Buren County police returned 2-year-old Princeton Peake after he escaped his locked home in Paw Paw early Wednesday. Princeton's father, Domonic Peake, says he was panicked while searching the property surrounded by cornfields, woods and swamps. Peake only found his son's sippy cup.

WZZM 13 - 2018-06-23 11:27:05

Man charged in Thursday's aggravated battery at Epworth Center

Jake Brunette has been charged with battery resulting in serious bodily injury, a Level 5 felony, and strangulation, a Level 6 felony.

WNDU - 2018-06-22 16:35:00

Driver kills 20 geese in South Bend

By:Renee RuthSOUTH BEND, Ind. – The South Bend Street department were called to pick up approximately 20 dead geese on Northside Boulevard Thursday night.South Bend Police were called on a report that the large number of birds that were clearly run over by traffic before 10:30 p.m.Animal Control was

ABC57.COM - 2018-06-22 20:54:00

Muhammad Ali's Michigan mansion hits market for a knockout $2.9M

Ali's widow is now selling the property, and it's going for a rather specific price -- $2,895,037. The last two numbers represent Ali's 37 career knockouts.


Benton Harbor schools may still get a state CEO

The proposed budget, sent to Snyder’s desk June 12, contains new language requiring school districts with partnership agreements with the Michigan Department of Education to amend the agreements to include consequences if the 18- and 36-month benchmarks aren’t met.


BH city sets application fee at $5K for medical marijuana facilities

City commissioners this week approved the application businesses need to fill out, which requires a $5,000 nonrefundable fee.


Three committees formed to help save BH schools

In the end, they formed three committees, with members planning to bring ideas to the fourth community forum at 6 p.m. July 19 at the Benton Harbor Library, 213 E. Wall St. The committees were on discipline and safety, parental involvement and the partnership agreement the district has with the stat

HERALD-PALLADIUM - 2018-06-22 10:00:00

Michigan toddler missing for three hours, found with dog by his side

Van Buren County police returned 2-year-old Princeton Peake after he escaped his locked home in Paw Paw early Wednesday. Princeton's father, Domonic Peake, says he was panicked while searching the property surrounded by cornfields, woods and swamps. Peake only found his son's sippy cup.

FOX2DETROIT.COM - 2018-06-22 22:19:00