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Plane bound for South Bend crashes in Pennsylvania; 2 killed

WOODBURY TOWNSHIP, Penn. - A plane headed for South Bend crashed Thursday morning in Pennsylvania, killing two people. The plane took off from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, according to WJAC. This is a developing story, and NewsCenter 16 will bring you more as soon as more details become available.


The South Bend Police investigate shooting that left one person injured

SOUTH BEND, Ind - The South Bend Police are investigating a shooting on the city's west side. Today's shooting took place along Brookfield street, near Orange street. Police say one male was shot and transported to Memorial Hospital A neighbor on Brookfield street, who did not want his face shown


Man shot and killed after standoff in Kalamazoo mobile home park

Vandyken says they were called to the scene by park management to assist with a couple who appeared to be squatting in the park, meaning they were living in their vehicle. When a deputy arrive, the man got out of the vehicle with a gun. The man fired a shot into the air and the deputy and other off


Benton Harbor High School teachers speak out in support of principal

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. - Benton Harbor High School teachers and students rallied around Principal Donald Pearson at the School Board meeting Tuesday night, after hearing that his contract might not be renewed. Pearson is one of five educators who was told in March that the board was considering not re


Notre Dame Day an opportunity to celebrate ND and help our community

We're now just two days away from the fifth-annual Notre Dame Day. It's 29 live hours of Notre Dame stories told by students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members. Not only is it a way to celebrate Notre Dame, but it will also give you the opportunity to help our community. Ryan Brennan, th


BREAKING: Police on scene of crash at County Road 6 and County Road 7 in Elkhart

Police are on the scene of a crash at the intersection of County Road 6 and County Road 7 in Elkhart, according to dispatch. Dispatch says there are injures, but no word on how many were hurt or the extent of the injuries. The intersection is closed at this time. WSBT 22 has a crew headed to the


South Bend police responding to shooting; 1 injured

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU)South Bend police are responding to a shooting on the city's west side.According to dispatch, one man was injured.The call came in at 11:05 a.m. for a shooting at Sadie Street and Linden Avenue.The wide crime scene stretched to Brookfield and Orange streets as police investiga


Berrien Township youth petitioned on terrorism charge

BERRIEN COUNTY, Mich. — On April 11, Michigan State Police troopers took a 15-year-old juvenile into custody and lodged him at the Berrien County Juvenile Center on a charge of threat of terrorism. The juvenile, a Berrien Township resident, had been a student at Berrien Springs High School. While it


Benton Harbor Schools focus on the positives in the midst of loss

A sad weekend at Benton Harbor High School.Two students died and one is in critical condition following a police chase on Sunday.Monday, while the school provided grief counselors to students, they were looking for something to lift their spirits.All eyes are on the basketball team once again.They w


Police searching for King Street shooting suspects

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Police are looking for the gunmen who shot a person twice in the back Tuesday evening. The shooting happened just before 6:00 p.m. on the 1300 block of King Street near Portage Avenue. Police say a 17-year-old male was shot in the back twice and both suspects fled south on Portage


IU Day in South Bend keeps students from final exam blues

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) -It won't be long before it's finals for college students, and Indiana University South Bend wants to make that time as stress-free as possible.


A lot of catching up to do at BHAS

It means that on average, Benton Harbor High School seniors are scoring at a fifth- to sixth-grade level, said Juliane Blazevski, CEO and senior consultant at Hypothesi Applied Research and Evaluation in Ann Arbor.


3 die after Berrien County police chase

ST. JOSEPH - Two Benton Harbor High School juniors and a Benton Harbor man died Sunday morning after the vehicle they were in crashed into a tree along M-139 in Royalton Township while being chased by police. Killed were students Davion Marquez Patton and Allan Trevon-James Velox, both 17, and the d


Man receives thousands of dollars after settling excessive force lawsuit

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - Court documents confirm that Royce Love received a payment of $9 thousand after settling an excessive force lawsuit against the South Bend police. His arrest in August of 2013 was captured on video tape. At one point, the Indiana Court of Appeals used to the tape to revers


Hartford man granted new trial takes plea deal

PAW PAW - The Hartford man that was granted a new trial by the Michigan Supreme Court has forgone a new trial and pleaded guilty. Jose L. Garcia-Mandujano, 24, appeared in Van Buren County Circuit Court on Friday where he pleaded guilty to one count of criminal sexual conduct with a person under 13


New STEM program grant will help South Bend students lead the way

Other schools in the district, like Riley High School, are already using a version of this program.


Car crashes into medical clinic on Cleveland Avenue

STEVENSVILLE, Mich. -- A vehicle crashed into the Southwestern Medical Clinic Walk in Clinic building Monday afternoon.The crash happened around 4:45 p.m. in the 500 block of Cleveland Avenue.Lakeland Health says there were no injuries.


Man sentenced for kidnap and rape of teen, 'parent's worst nightmare'

KALAMAZOO, MI -- A man found guilty of kidnapping and raping a Kalamazoo teen will spend at least 18 years in prison. Dontrel Williams, 40, was sentenced Monday, April 16, to 18 to 40 years in the Michigan Department of Corrections for two counts of kidnapping and two counts of first-degree crimina


Traffic stops lead to arrest of seven individuals

ELKHART - A traffic stop early Saturday morning led to the arrest of three individuals for drug possession. According to Elkhart Police Department Public Information Officer Sgt. Chris Snyder, at approximately 1:10 a.m. officers stopped a 1995 Dodge near the intersection of North Main Street and Eas


UPDATE: Police ID three dead, one injured in crash in Berrien County

Three people were killed and one person was critically injured during a police pursuit and crash about 5:30 a.m. Sunday in Berrien County, according to police. Dead are three young men: Jamahri Jayshaun Fuller, 22, who was driving; Davion Marquez Patton, 17; and Allan Trevon-Velox, 17, according to