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Gay Democrat Pete Buttigieg Would Force All Religious Groups to Violate Religious Consciences as President

Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg would end religious freedom and would force all religious groups to violate their religious consciences and obey his demands if he becomes president.


Berrien Springs man killed in motorcycle crash in Berrien County

A 31-year-old Berrien Springs man was killed in a motorcycle crash in Berrien County. The collision happened just before 6 a.m. on Wednesday, April 17 at Linco Road and Stevensville-Baroda Road.


Man charged in shooting that left IUSB baseball player paralyzed

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - The suspect in a shooting at the end of March that injured two Indiana University South Bend baseball players, including paralyzing one from the neck down, has been charged with two felonies and a misdemeanor.


Niles artist hosts first gallery at Culturfx

DOWAGIAC — For years, Niles resident Steve Sult’s artwork has lived in the computer. His artwork, colorful creations that he describes as “an M.C. Escher painting crossed with pop art,” is mainly produced digitally and has been sold almost exclusively online and on his website sultminecreative.com.


Police: Missing 78-year-old Dowagiac man discovered dead in Cass County

CASS COUNTY — Police have found a 78-year-old Dowagiac man who has been missing for 3 weeks. Larry Waldschmidt was found dead in Cass County's Penn Township. Waldschmidt parked his car at a house off Kelsey Lake Street. They say the owners were not home when he pulled into the driveway.


Mishawaka residents say geese are getting too close for comfort in the downtown area

People in Mishawaka are complaining about the geese getting too close for comfort. This time of year, they're especially bold because they're guarding their eggs. We got up close and personal with the birds tonight.


Berrien County wineries face devastating losses from Polar Vortex

We are finally starting to warm up, but it is easy to remember the stinging cold we felt this past winter with the polar vortex. That’s especially true for farmers and winemakers in Berrien County, who are now discovering the extensive damage done to their fruit crops and wine grapes.


BEFORE THE STORM: Hail and Michigan's summer outlook

LANSING, MI (WILX) - Have you ever really wondered what hail can do to your home and car?. Well, each year millions of Americans are threatened with large chunks of ice falling from the sky.


911 Dispatcher Of The Year Award Announced

Berrien County’s 911 Dispatcher of the Year is Nikki Metz of Niles. At Thursday’s meeting of the Berrien County Board of Commissioners, Metz received the award for her role in helping to identify a counterfeiting suspect this past winter. She told us dispatchers often work by the side of police.


Four arrested in St. Joseph County after Indiana State Police investigation

SOUTH BEND — Four people were arrested Wednesday morning after Indiana State Police served a search warrant on a residence in Clay Township. Police served the warrant around 8:30 a.m. in the 19000 block of Glendale Avenue. The warrant was a result of an ongoing investigation that started from a citi


Michigan teens charged in deadly I-75 rock throwing case face sentencing

Five Michigan teenagers charged with murder in connection to a deadly rock-throwing incident on I-75 in Genesee County will face sentencing on Thursday. Kyle Anger, 17; Mark Sekelsky, 16; Mikadyn Payne, 16; Trevor Gray, 15; and Alexander Miller, 15, are all from Clio, Mich. They were arraigned Oct.


Man gets life in prison for stabbing police officer at Michigan airport

FLINT, Mich. — A Tunisian man was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for stabbing a police officer at the airport in Flint, Michigan, a decision a federal judge said was made easier by the defendant's defiant and angry remarks in court.


Dozens arrested during drug sweep across central Indiana

FRANKLIN, Ind. – Investigators targeted 50 suspected drug dealers across central Indiana Thursday morning. Multiple agencies raided homes and arrested as many people as they could.

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Police in Elkhart searching for counterfeiting suspect

Detectives with the Elkhart Police Department are working a case in regards to counterfeit bills being passed at multiple locations in Elkhart. Surveillance photos have been released in hopes anybody with information with contact Det. Weir with the Elkhart Police Department at 574-389-4761.


MC man gets 6 years for robbery spree

SOUTH BEND – A former Michigan City resident will spend nearly six years in federal prison after pleading guilty to committing a series of five armed robberies in nine days in St. Joseph County, according to federal prosecutors.


Buttigieg calls handling of Mueller report 'disturbing' in MSNBC interview

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who is running for president, weighed in on the Mueller report release on "Morning Joe Thursday, calling the handling of its public release "disturbing."


Michigan woman walks again after doctors ‘screw her head back on’

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – To her doctors, Lila DeLine is little short of a miracle. When another car going 60 mph slammed into the rear of her Chrysler 300 last year, the force snapped her neck.


Lawsuit: Health problems stemmed from Elkhart Co. landfill fire

ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. (WNDU) - An Elkhart County man has filed a lawsuit claiming a massive landfill fire caused him health problems. The three-day fire broke out at Earthmovers Landfill in April of 2017.


Michigan's proposed 45 cent gas tax hike facing criticism by lawmakers, policy experts

Michigan's proposed 45 cent gas tax hike is facing criticism. A summit was held Thursday to discuss different ways to fund road improvements. Lawmakers, policy experts, and industry leaders met at the capitol. They discussed the historic lack of road funding in Michigan.


Elkhart man charged with multiple felonies for meth

ELKHART — An Elkhart man faces the potential of 90 years in prison for four counts of dealing meth in connection with two separate investigations. Christopher Ramirez, 26, was arrested April 12 and charged with two counts of dealing methamphetamine as a Level 2 felony, unlawful possession of a syrin