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5 arrested in connection with alleged drug trafficking ring

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU)Four South Bend homes were searched Friday and five suspects were arrested in connection with an alleged drug trafficking ring.Investigators seized more than 100 grams of Fentanyl and more than $32,000 in cash, as well as other drugs, firearms and ammunition.That's according t


2 people hurt in Cass Co. crash Saturday afternoon

MASON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WNDU) –A car reportedly rear-ended another vehicle in Cass County Saturday afternoon, injuring two passengers.


Two injured after rollover crash

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — One person is hurt and another is seriously injured after a rollover crash this morning.At around 1 a.m., the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office responded to a rollover near the 10000 block of East V Avenue in Brady Township.Deputies found the driver with minor cuts and bruises, wh


OutCenter supporters try to drown out protester

BENTON HARBOR — Folk songs, chalk drawings with messages such as “Love is Love” and bubbles floating in the air greeted a man protesting Friday outside of the OutCenter in Benton Harbor, which supports the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.


Man convicted of dealing meth sentenced to 30 years

GOSHEN — An Elkhart man who was convicted of dealing meth after police found him with more than 10 grams of the drug, including some hidden in an oil can with a false bottom, was sentenced Thursday to 30 years in prison with five suspended.Micah Hayes, 42, was convicted of dealing 10 or more grams o


Parolees, probationers arrested for possession of firearms, drugs in Niles

NILES, Mich. (WNDU) –Five people were arrested Thursday afternoon on various charges related to possession of drugs and firearms in Niles.The arrests were made around 12:21 p.m. in the 1300 block of Marion Street and the 500 block of Cherry Street, according to a release issued Friday.In total, poli


VB fair gets rolling today

HARTFORD — The monster trucks will return to this year’s Van Buren Youth Fair, along with tethered hot air balloon rides, a rodeo, demolition derby and fireworks display.


Man rescued by South Haven officer after boat flipped in Lake Michigan

He said he tried to turn around when he reached Lake Michigan, but the current was too strong and his boat flipped sending him into the choppy, cold water without a life jacket.


Two arrested after home invasion in Dowagiac

DOWAGIAC, Mich. – Dowagiac police were called to a home invasion early Thursday morning, the suspects fled and allegedly assaulted a homeowner before being booked in the Cass County Jail.


Six arrested in South Bend following ISP drug investigation

Hudson made a traffic stop on a gold Chrysler around 9:30 p.m. that resulted in the arrest of three individuals. The driver, a 37-year-old man from Knox, was arrested for suspicion of possession of multiple drugs.


State board: No proof Granger vet abused animals

Just before 2 a.m. Friday, the state announced Jennifer Perusek, who once ran the Animal Clinic of Granger, was not in violation of hitting, choking or dragging animals, as former employees alleged.


Charges against suspected heroin dealer possibly linked to overdose spike

KALAMAZOO, Mich. —A 23-year-old was arraigned in court and charged with dealing and possession of heroin.Kevin Jones was arrested on Tuesday and detectives with the Kalamazoo Valley Enforcement Team (KVET) said they found a large amount of heroin, money and marijuana during a search of an apartment


Benton Harbor police officer caught on camera getting his groove on

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (WNDU)-Police officers are just like anyone else in the community. They like to have a little fun on the job when they’re out in the community.Right now a video of a Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety officer is getting a lot of attention on social media after he was show


Deadly shooting, body reported behind Madison Apartments in South Bend

Police dispatchers told us first crews are responding to Madison Apartments in South Bend after what is reportedly a deadly shooting.A body was reported behind the apartments. We are told police are not on scene yet.We have a crew headed to the scene. Stay with us for updates.


Truck lodged under bridge near downtown South Bend

By:Eric BellingerSOUTH BEND, Ind. --- Traffic is being diverted Wednesday morning after a dump truck got stuck underneath a bridge.St. Joseph County Dispatch says the call of the crash came in at 8:43 a.m.The truck is stuck under the East Bank Trail bridge over North Michigan Street, just north of t


Zales jewelry store leaving Orchards Mall

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (WNDU)Zales will be leaving The Orchards Mall by the end of this month.Our reporting partners at The Herald-Palladiumsay the jewelry store will close its Benton Harbor location on July 21.The decision was made by corporate headquarters, and the store's manager says they weren't


Still no decision on Granger vet accused of animal abuse

As of Wednesday night, a decision had not been announced. As soon as one is made, NewsCenter 16 will make sure to let viewers know.


Positive changes coming to Benton Harbor schools with arrival next week of CEO, trustees say

It was the last regular meeting of the school board before Robert Herrera, the new superintendent/CEO, takes charge July 17, the same day as the board’s next regularly scheduled meeting. Trustees are uncertain if that meeting will be held.


Liquor store employee accused of attacking man outside store

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- A liquor store employee was arrested for allegedly attacking a man outside the store, according to court records.


BHAS faces an uncertain future

It is unclear if school board trustees will meet July 17 for their regular meeting, which is usually held the second Tuesday of the month, also at 6 p.m. at the high school. The meeting schedule was pushed back a week this month due to the Fourth of July holiday.