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Find My Phone app helps police locate suspects in robbery of 14-year-old
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- A 14-year-old was robbed of his shoes, jacket and iPhone while walking home from school on August 16. The Find My Phone app helped locate the suspects, reports said.
Woman charged with robbery after allegedly stealing Tide pods
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- A 45-year-old woman allegedly struck a Family Dollar employee when the employee tried to prevent the suspect from leaving the store without paying for the Tide Pods in her purse, according to the probable cause affidavit.
Clerk's photo helps police solve credit card theft case
MISHAWAKA, Ind. -- A clerk at a local store found a customer's gift card message so odd, he took a photo. That photo was used to help identify the man, who allegedly used a stolen credit card, according to court records.
Police: Woman found passed out in PetSmart parking lot, arrested for possession of drugs
Upon arrival, police found a woman, later identified as 26-year-old Stephany Greenawalt, unconscious in the driver's seat of a car in the parking lot with a syringe next to her.
Home invasion suspect's death a justifiable homicide
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The fatal shooting of Titus Ellington at the Castle Point Apartments in July 2018 was a justifiable homicide and no charges will be filed, according to the St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office.
Two arrested after police chase and crash
MICHIGAN CITY – Two St. Joseph County men were arrested after a police chase ended in a crash on U.S. 12 Saturday afternoon, leading to a foot chase and recovery of a stolen gun.About 4:40 p.m., a Michigan City Police officer was on traffic when he spotted a Mercury Santa Fe traveling at a high rate
South Bend Common Council to hold emergency meeting for city’s homelessness situation
“If we can't find a neighborhood that believes providing shelter for the existing unsheltered would make the neighborhood and city better, we'll stop pursuing the intake center and turn our focus to making scattered-site permanent supportive housing work without one,” read the letter.
South Bend police search for suspects who ran during traffic stop
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU)South Bend police are trying to find two people who ran from officers during a traffic stop Monday afternoon.At 3:45 p.m., police reported that they had officers searching in the area of Twyckenham and Lincoln Way East.The vehicle stopped by police is believed to have been sto
First South Bend schools meeting of the year kicks off Monday
SOUTH BEND —South Bend schools’ 2018 plan is in full swing, but the district is still working out some kinks.The first school board meeting of the year kicked off Monday.At the last board meeting just ten days before school started, the board voted to change the start and end times for high schooler
Man accused of threatening former employee with a gun
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- A man has been charged with one count of intimidation for allegedly going to his former employee's house and pointing a gun at him, according to court documents.
Three women shot at house party
Injured were Tiera Clark, 31; Holli Meridy, 31; and Alicia Watson, 30. Smit reported that Clark was injured in her chest/throat area, Meridy was shot in her shoulder and Watson received a gunshot wound to her neck.
3 wounded in Benton Township shooting
BENTON HARBOR, Mich.Benton Township Police responded to a shooting complaint at a home on the 200 block of Eastern, early Sunday morning.
Police investigate shooting at Speedway gas station in South Bend
A witness who was at another gas pump with his family at the time of the shooting spoke to police, but declined to speak with the Tribune about what he saw, only saying he was "very shaken up."
Woman beaten, held at gunpoint by intruder looking for drugs
MISHAWAKA, IN (WBND/CNN) – A 52-year-old woman has been left scared and shaken after she says a man broke into her apartment, held her at gunpoint and punched and kicked her in order to steal her prescription pills.
New Yellow Line starts Monday; Hopes to make travel to Mishawaka, Elkhart easier
The route will make seven stops at places like Mishawaka High School, Osceola, Walmart, and Elkhart General Hospital.
Biggby Coffee no longer coming to River Park
A Biggby Coffee originally planned to open this fall in South Bend has been canceled.Bob Garza and his wife, Deb, planned to open a new Biggby at 2602 Mishawaka Ave. in South Bend, in the building that used to be a 1st Source Bank. The Garzas currently operate a store in Cedar Springs, Mich., which
South Bend shooting reported on Saturday afternoon
By:Becca DavilaSOUTH BEND, Ind. -- St. Joseph County Dispatch reports a call coming in about a shooting in South Bend.The call came in around 5:30 p.m on Saturday afternoon.The incident took place on the Speedway on Edison Rd and South Bend Ave.Officers are arriving on the scene.The number of victim
Fire reported at a metal recycling business in Dowagiac
By:Jenn ZellersDOWAGIAC, Mich. — Cass County dispatch confirms at least a dozen crews responded to a fire a metal recycling plant in Dowagiac early Sunday morning.The fire was reported at a business on Edwards Street around 12:30,We have a crew headed to the scene.
Elkhart man arrested for alleged strangulation and death threats
ELKHART — An Elkhart man with a history of domestic battery convictions is being held on $50,000 bond after he allegedly strangled a woman and threatened to kill her.Orville Elzey, 49, was arrested and charged with domestic battery with previous conviction, a Level 5 felony, strangulation and threat
Longtime barber a legendary personality in South Bend
When I had a busy day but needed a haircut, I sometimes asked my barber, Pat Catanzarite, if he had another person behind me on the schedule.Pat would always laugh. He knew what I was getting at.If there was an open slot behind me, that meant that my 20-minute haircut would usually end up being stre