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Man arrested after short standoff near Niles
NILES TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A man who authorities were searching for Friday after he allegedly threatened two people with a knife was arrested Sunday after holing up in a home south of Niles.
Police searching for suspects in hit-and-run crash that killed two near South Bend airport
SOUTH BEND — Police are searching for two men believed to be involved in a hit-and-run crash Sunday evening that killed two people and injured an infant, according to WSBT-TV. The crash happened about 6 p.m. Sunday at Bendix Drive and Lathrop Street, east of South Bend International Airport.
It's a Market Basket Christmas miracle: a list of restaurants open this holiday season
It’s a Christmas miracle! A list of local restaurants open for the holidays published more than two weeks out?! Sorry Tiny Tim, I’m stealing the show this year. Here is a list of local restaurants that are open for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day or offer take-home options. This isn’t necessarily a
Aging Man Starting to Think His Girlfriend is Never Going to Notice Hidden Proposal in Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3
NILES, Mich. — Almost 20 years after convincing Neversoft to include a hidden easter egg in it’s flagship franchise, local gamer Pete Huss is starting to lose hope that his long term girlfriend will ever find the hidden marriage proposal hidden for her inside of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3.
Candlelit vigil set for this evening for man shot dead outside American Legion post
SOUTH BEND —There will be a candlelit vigil at 5:30 p.m. today in honor of Theodore "Teddy" Braun, 25, the South Bend man who was shot to death early Saturday near an American Legion Post just west of South Bend.
SWAT responds to Niles Twp. home
There was a heavy police presence in front of a home on Florence Avenue in Niles Township. We are told a SWAT team entered the home at one point. As of 7 p.m. police are leaving the scene.
Police Respond To Report Of Assault In Niles Twp
Merritt Elementary School in Niles was placed on lockdown Friday as the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department responded to an assault nearby. The department tells us deputies were called out to a home in the 1,600 block of Florence Avenue in Niles Township around 2 p.m. on a report of a man who had th
Niles goes undefeated at Penn
MISHAWAKA — The Niles wrestling team remained undefeated after going 5-0 at the Penn Super Duals/Henry Wilks Classic on Saturday. The Vikings defeated Huntington North 33-32, Jimtown 42-33, Zionsville 54-22, Penn 45-30 and East Noble 71-6.
Sports Shorts: Dec. 17
What’s the best Christmas present you’ve ever gotten? What’s the worst? If you’re a La Porte County high school athlete and you have a holiday gift tale to share, email Jim Peters at firstname.lastname@example.org or direct message him on Twitter at @JP8185.
Two dead in crash on Bendix Drive in South Bend
SOUTH BEND — Two people died in a crash with entrapment Sunday evening near the intersection of Bendix Drive and Lathrop Street, according to WSBT-TV. That's near South Bend International Airport.
UPDATE: Threat at nearby residence initiates lockdown of Brandywine district Friday
NILES — The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department advised the Brandywine Community Schools district to initiate a precautionary lockdown around 2 p.m. Friday, due to a reported knife threat occurring in close proximity to school grounds.
Michiana Five seeks weather amnesty in Goshen
GOSHEN — Just as it did in South Bend, Michiana Five for the Homeless is planning a rally in Goshen to raise awareness of the city’s homeless population even as other homeless advocates say the city is already working toward a solution.
Niles Getting MDOT Money For Work On Grant, Wayne Streets
The city of Niles is receiving just over $312,000 from the Michigan Department of Transportation for work to improve Grant and Wayne streets. Grant will be repaved between Grand Avenue and M-139, while the work on Wayne Street will be from M-139 to M-51. MDOT notes both are important stretches of th
MI Northern Indiana Zone Forecast
Berrien- Including the cities of Niles, Benton Harbor, St. Joseph,. Fair Plain, Benton Heights, Buchanan, and Paw Paw Lake. .THROUGH DAYBREAK...Cloudy. Chance of flurries. Northwest winds.
Notre Dame hosting elite talent, top targets this weekend
Notre Dame will practice on Saturday in preparation for the College Football Playoff matchup with the Clemson Tigers. When the team takes part in today’s 60-plus play scrimmage, there will be plenty of recruits on campus, some top priorities that will be in town checking out the Fighting Irish in pe
Elkhart man facing federal child porn charges
SOUTH BEND — An Elkhart man currently on probation for possessing child pornography has been indicted on new charges of posting images online. Steven Perry, 54, is in federal custody following an initial appearance in U.S. District Court in South Bend Dec. 7. He was charged by indictment with transp
Judge to rule next month on venue change in Mishawaka triple murder case
SOUTH BEND — A judge will rule next month on whether the second retrial for a Mishawaka man charged in a triple murder can be held in St. Joseph County. Wayne Kubsch, 49, appeared Friday by video conference before Judge Jane Miller in St. Joseph Superior Court. Kubsch is heading for a third trial, a
Niles council approves sale of lot to medical marijuana grower; may revisit recreational pot
NILES — If all goes like clockwork, at least one crop of medical marijuana might be harvested next fall in Niles. The Niles City Council on Monday night approved the sale of an empty, city-owned lot at the southeast corner of 13th and Lake streets to HDS Investments, which plans to be a wholesale gr
Niles Service League delivers presents Sunday to 10 local families
NILES — This holiday season, Merrilly Nicolazzi, a Niles Service League treasurer, got to help keep the magic of Santa Claus alive for a 5-year-old boy. Concealing a pile of presents in a black trash bag, Nicolazzi joined dozens of other volunteers in delivering gifts Sunday to families that were ad
Man killed in shooting at American Legion in South Bend
A man is dead after shots were fired inside American Legion Post 284. That's the one on Grant Street in South Bend. Police say the call came in just after 11:30 Friday night. The name of the victim has not been released but investigators say he is a white male in his mid 20s.