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    Pedestrian killed in Starke County

    A man was killed in Starke County after he was struck by a vehicle.Detective Rob Olejniczak says it happened a little after 2am on U.S. 30 near State Road 23.Police are not releasing the name of the victim but they will say he was a white man in his 30s.Police are looking for the driver.If you have any information on this investigation please contact the Starke County Sheriff's Department. More>>

    RV industry shows industry is thriving Video included

    The RV business is booming according to people in the industry. On Tuesday a massive RV show was held in Elkhart County. Growth over the past few years means there are many new jobs.People who work in the industry say they've come a long way since the recession."When we were in the downs, the lows of the lows we experienced significant layoffs, significant shuttering of plants and closings and it was pretty bad...now what we're experiencing is a tremendous upturn," says Ken Julian of Thor Ind... More>>

    Start to college school year heightens sexual assault risk Video included

    The first six to eight week on a college campus is sometimes called "the red zone" because of the increased risk for women to become victims of sexual assault.
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    Kosciusko County Police search for stabbing suspect

    The Kosciusko County police are investigating a stabbing incident in Warsaw. The Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department released a statement saying the stabbing occurred at the Green Acres Mobile Home Park. It states 28-year-old Viviana Arias was attacked by her husband, 35-year-old Avundio Lozano with a kitchen knife. Officers were told Arias was stabbed following an argument with her husband. She was treated for stab wounds to her arms and face and remains hospitalized in serious, but stable... More>>

    One Michiana school "erases meanness" Video included

    Something special is happening at School City of Mishawaka this week. It's called Erase Meanness and it's a campaign to discourage bullying. It kicked off today at John Young Middle School.The State Board of Education says for the 2013-14 school year Indiana schools reported more than ten-thousand incidents of bullying. At Mishawaka schools there were about 120 reports, including 21 at John Young. Erase Meanness aims to lower those numbers. More>>

    Transpo announces the arrival of new buses powered by compressed natural gas

    New Transpo bus New Transpo bus

    Transpo announced the arrival of their new buses Tuesday morning, which are powered by compressed natural gas (CNG). There will be sixteen new buses in the Transpo fleet, which will replace buses that are beyond their useful life.
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    UPDATE: Murder charges will be filed Wednesday in fatal Elkhart County shooting Video included

    UPDATE: Elkhart County Prosecutor Curtis Hill says two murder charges have been approved to be filed Wednesday morning. More>>

    Airport prepares for full scale emergency preparedness exercise

    Airport emergency exercise Airport emergency exercise

    South Bend International Airport will be holding mock emergency training Wednesday morning, which the Federal Aviation Administration requires to do every three years. The training will involve over twelve emergency agencies, which will work to test their emergency response systems. More>>

    Leveque convicted for role in 2012 double homicide

    Jennifer Leveque was convicted Tuesday after police say she gave a gun to murder suspect Steven Clippinger that he allegedly used in a 2012 double homicide.Leveque's bench trial was held on Sept. 8. A verdict was returned Tuesday finding her guilty of Assisting a Criminal and Transfer of a Handgun to a Felon. She is scheduled to be sentenced on Oct. 3. Both counts are Class C felonies.
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    SB Schools trying to reduce student suspensions Video included

    Too many students in South Bend are missing school because of suspensions and expulsions. Now.....school officials are taking note. All 6 high school principals in the city have enacted a plan to keep students from missing class."When students are suspended we've taken the opportunity for them to have an educational experience away from them," says Byron Sanders the Principal at Washington High School.And that's why the principals have come up with a plan on how to lower the number of suspens... More>>

    Can't pay for lunch? Throw it away - Westville Elementary changes lunch policy

    Westville Elementary is changing their school policy on lunches after a 6th grader was forced to throw away her hot lunch due to low funds in her account.
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    State Police investigating Mayor's Chief of Staff Video included

    The investigation into South Bend Chief of Staff Kathryn Roos is widening. A citizen watchdog group alleged earlier this month Roos misused city resources.They said she had public employees build the back patio of her private home.The Indiana State Police have now taken on the investigation.The City's Legal Department was investigating, but on Friday they sent a letter to the Common Council letting them know the State Police is taking over. More>>

    UPDATE: Metro Homicide still looking for suspect charged in deadly South Bend shooting Video included

    Erique D. Raggs now faces three felony charges - for the murder of Tony Shead, 51, and for attempted murder and aggravated battery against Shead's niece, Dorothy Tyler. 
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    Driver in crash that injured jogger in Mishawaka in May pleads guilty

    Quentin Burnley pled guilty to Causing Serious Bodily Injury While Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated for his role in a May crash that seriously injured a Mishawaka woman while she was jogging. More>>

    Senators request extension for public comment in proposed carbon emission rule

    A bipartisan group of 53 senators sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency to request an extension for public comment about a proposed agency rule, a press release by the office of Dan Coats said Monday. More>>

    September brings increased push for childhood cancer awareness

    Parents of nearly 16,000 children in the united states will learn that their child has cancer by the end of 2014, a press release by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital said. More>>

    Consumer Alert: Criminals luring victims with "Work from home" scam

    If you see a job on an employment website that looks too good to be true, it just might be a scam. Criminals are using terms such as "work at home," "flexible hours," and "good salary," to lure people into a reshipping scam. More>>

    11th annual Cockopalooza is coming up in Elkhart

    Cancer sucks! So help kick it to the curb! Cockopalooza and the Pillars of Elkhart invite you to party with a purpose and check out to the 11th annual Cockopalooza cancer-fighting event on Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at downtown Elkhart. It'll start at 11am at Civic Plaza and Central Park.  More>>

    Walk to End Alzheimer's held at Potawatomi Park in South Bend

    People were walking for a cause in South Bend on Sunday. It was all part of the Walk to End Alzheimer's which took place nationwide in nearly 650 communities.
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    Late World War II sailor of South Bend has medals presented to wife and son Video included

    Nearly thirty years after his death, a local World War II hero was honored on Sunday. The wife and son of Seabe Gavin Sr. were presented with the medals earned by the United States sailor, but never received.
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    FOX28 community outreach

    FOX28 anchors Tom Powell, Traci Capellman, Stteve DuVal and Courtney Ward as well as morning meteorologist Joe Hansel were at the St. Joesph County Fairgrounds Sunday for a meet and greet during the B100 birthday party. More>>

    Irish Beat Purdue In The Shamrock Series Video included

    As always the game was close but Notre Dame beats Purdue to stay undefeated. The Irish won 30-14.The win moves Notre Dame to 3-0 and Purdue falls to 1-2.The game was in Indianapolis at Lucas Oil Stadium, the home of the Indianapolis Colts, for the Shamrock Series.Everett Golson threw for 259 yards and had two touchdowns. He also ran for 56 yards and a touchdown. Golson was the leading rusher.Will Fuller had six catches for 51 yards and a touchdown. More>>

    Elkhart Art League brings local artists together to showcase talent

    It was a colorful scene at High Dive Park in Elkhart on Saturday. Local area artists came out to create art or do art demonstrations in what organizers called “The Happening.”
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    Fundraiser held for Bristol boy with rare muscle disorder

    The Michiana community came together at a fundraiser to show support for Bristol native and 6-year-old Kamarion Willis. Kamarion has a rare muscular disorder called X-Linked myotubular myopathy.
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    UPDATE: Reduced sentences ordered for three Elkhart teens convicted of felony murder Video included

    Anthony Sharp, Levi Sparks and Blake Layman (Courtesy of Elkhart County Sheriff's Department) Anthony Sharp, Levi Sparks and Blake Layman (Courtesy of Elkhart County Sheriff's Department)

    Felony Murder convictions for three Elkhart teens involved in a deadly 2012 burglary were upheld in Appeals Court Friday, but directions were given to reduce their prison sentences.
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    Smart Streets Initiative targets William St. in South Bend Video included

    The remaining three blocks of William St. in South Bend switched to a two-way road. The change is a part of the Smart Streets initiative, a program introduced to the city in 2013. The initiative's goal is to make downtown South Bend more vibrant and pedestrian-friendly. Andrea Rogers, owner of Grassroot Media located on William St, believes the Smart Street program will be a big help. "I think it's part of the necessary rearrangement of and revitalization that's going on right now and I'm enc... More>>

    Indiana State Health Department confirms Enterovirus Video included

    The State Health Department confirms four cases of Enterovirus have been diagnosed here in Indiana. All four children are from Lake County...and were treated in Chicago. Is it really as dangerous as it seems? FOX28's Veronica Jean Seltzer reports...it could be."I don't see kids getting common colds that land them in the intensive care unit on a regular basis," Dr. Daniel Nafziger, the Elkhart County Health Department's Health Officer, said. More>>

    Four cases of Enterovirus D68 confirmed in Indiana

    State health officials announced in a press release Friday that four Lake County children have been confirmed as having enterovirus D68. More>>

    Armed robber wearing a clown mask holds up South Bend Wireless store

     South Bend Police say an armed robber wearing a clown mask held up a South Bend Wireless store on Michigan Street around 1:00 p.m. Wednesday.
    Police say no one was hurt during the robbery. They also say they have a section of surveillance video showing the suspect's vehicle but the video doesn't have a view of the suspect.
    If you have any information regarding the robbery you are asked to call the South Bend Police Department. 

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    Two teenagers arrested after investigation into fatal shooting Video included

    The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department has arrested two people after an investigation into Wednesday night's shooting in Falcon Court in Elkhart. More>>

    Prison break for convicted Ohio killer

    LIMA, OH: The convicted killer of three high school students from Ohio has escaped from prison. Lima police report the search is on for TJ Lane, who apparently fled the Allen County Correctional Center along with a second prisoner. Lane was serving three life sentences for the February 2012 killings at Chardon High School. More>>

    How do we teach children about 9/11? Video included

    How do schools teach children about the events of September 11th? FOX28's Veronica Jean Seltzer sat in with one group of middle schoolers learning about 9/11?"But just think, 102 minutes is all it took. 102 minutes and that changed-okay, basically-our society today," Jake Singleton, an eighth grade humanities teacher at Lincoln Junior High, said to his class.I'm sure you remember where you were when you learned about the events of September 11th, 2001.
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    With love from Plymouth, Ind. Video included

    Operation Quiet Comfort also sends blue-jean quilts with patches sending messages of support to injured troops. Operation Quiet Comfort also sends blue-jean quilts with patches sending messages of support to injured troops.

    For many of us, September 11th is a day of reflection and gratitude to the men and women risking the highest price for our freedom. But a group of volunteers in Plymouth works every month to make sure that message of appreciation makes its way overseas. More>>

    Computer repair scam hits Northern Indiana Video included

    A computer repair scam is circulating throughout St. Joseph, Marshall, Kosciusko and Elkhart counties. The scam leads victims to believe that they will be able to have their computer fixed in their homes - saving additional expenses from other in-home repair services and time by not having to take your device into a store.
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    Power outages affect Elkhart County, South Bend

    Approximately 1200 customers of Indiana Michigan Power in Elkhart County and 800 customers in St. Joseph County are without power. A utility spokesman says a downed pole on County Road 12 near Ash Road is the culprit.Power was knocked out at approximately 4:45 pm. The power company says there's no word on when power is expected to be restored. More>>

    Elkhart and South Bend hospitals to limit visitation as precaution against respiratory virus

    Beacon Health System announced in a press release Thursday that its hospitals, which include Elkhart General Hospital and Memorial Hospital of South Bend, are limiting visitation in some areas for children under the age of 12. More>>

    Elkhart police investigating deadly shooting on Falcon Ct.

    Elkhart County Sheriff's Department deputies are investigating a deadly shooting in the 20,000 block of Falcon Court. It happened just before 11:00pm Wednesday night. Once police got to the scene they say they found one person dead, and another person injured who was taken to a local hospital. Their condition has not been released.

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    Former LaPorte County deputy auditor indicted for embezzlement, tax fraud

    Former LaPorte County deputy auditor Mary Ray has been indicted by a federal grand jury in the Northern District of Indiana for embezzling over $150,000 from the LaPorte County government as well as committing tax fraud, a press release by the Justice Department's Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney of the Northern District of Indiana said Thursday. More>>

    Sobriety Checkpoint planned for Friday, Saturday

    The St. Joseph County Traffic Safety Partnership announced in a press release Thursday that sobriety checkpoints will be set up on Friday and Saturday in South Bend and Mishawaka.
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    • South Bend Fire Memorial for 9-11

      South Bend Fire Memorial for 9-11

      It was the day that changed America forever and also a day that reminds South Bend firefighters the seriousness of their jobs. South Bend Fire Department's Captain John Corthier says, "We think about that today, could be our last day on the job. Anytime we leave our homes in the morning, we may not return. Like others all over the country, each year on this day, the South Bend Fire Department honors and pays tribute to the fallen heroes of New York.Cortheir says, "Unfortunately, 343 firefight...More >>
      It was the day that changed America forever and also a day that reminds South Bend firefighters the seriousness of their jobs. South Bend Fire Department's Captain John Corthier says, "We think about that today, could be our last day on the job. Anytime we leave our homes in the morning, we may not return. Like others all over the country, each year on this day, the South Bend Fire Department honors and pays tribute to the fallen heroes of New York.Cortheir says, "Unfortunately, 343 firefight...More >>
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    • St. Joseph and Lakeshore ready for "War on the Shore"

      St. Joseph and Lakeshore ready for "War on the Shore"

        Friday night Southwest Michigan will be a buzz with the War on the Shore. It's Lakeshore and St. Joe going at it in this years instant classic.  FOX 28 Adam Shear traveled to both schools today to give us a preview.


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        Friday night Southwest Michigan will be a buzz with the War on the Shore. It's Lakeshore and St. Joe going at it in this years instant classic.  FOX 28 Adam Shear traveled to both schools today to give us a preview.



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    • Warsaw and Wawasee run in Syracuse

      Warsaw and Wawasee run in Syracuse

       At Wawasee High School , NLC Rival Warsaw was in Syracuse.  In the girls race, Mia Beckham came in first with a time of 20:11.  Wawasee's Courtney Litnemeiar and Sarah Harden came in 2nd and 3rd.  In the Boys race, It was all about Sr Troy Carolus, a student athlete with Autism.  You talk about a dream come true for a young man who works hard every day.  Troy got first, Wawasee's Zach Cochrill was 2nd while Daniel Messenger finished 3rd.

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       At Wawasee High School , NLC Rival Warsaw was in Syracuse.  In the girls race, Mia Beckham came in first with a time of 20:11.  Wawasee's Courtney Litnemeiar and Sarah Harden came in 2nd and 3rd.  In the Boys race, It was all about Sr Troy Carolus, a student athlete with Autism.  You talk about a dream come true for a young man who works hard every day.  Troy got first, Wawasee's Zach Cochrill was 2nd while Daniel Messenger finished 3rd.


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    • St. Joseph and Lakeshore ready for "War on the Shore"

      St. Joseph and Lakeshore ready for "War on the Shore"

      The two teams prepare to go to battle as the Lancers bring the Bears to town in the annual meeting of the "War on the Shore."More >>
      The two teams prepare to go to battle as the Lancers bring the Bears to town in the annual meeting of the "War on the Shore."More >>
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    • Pedestrian killed in Starke County

      Pedestrian killed in Starke County

      A man was killed in Starke County after he was struck by a vehicle.Detective Rob Olejniczak says it happened a little after 2am on U.S. 30 near State Road 23.Police are not releasing the name of the victim but they will say he was a white man in his 30s.Police are looking for the driver.If you have any information on this investigation please contact the Starke County Sheriff's Department.More >>
      A man was killed in Starke County after he was struck by a vehicle.Detective Rob Olejniczak says it happened a little after 2am on U.S. 30 near State Road 23.Police are not releasing the name of the victim but they will say he was a white man in his 30s.Police are looking for the driver.If you have any information on this investigation please contact the Starke County Sheriff's Department.More >>
    • RV industry shows industry is thriving

      RV industry shows industry is thriving

      The RV business is booming according to people in the industry. On Tuesday a massive RV show was held in Elkhart County. Growth over the past few years means there are many new jobs.People who work in the industry say they've come a long way since the recession."When we were in the downs, the lows of the lows we experienced significant layoffs, significant shuttering of plants and closings and it was pretty bad...now what we're experiencing is a tremendous upturn," says Ken Julian of Thor Ind...More >>
      The RV business is booming according to people in the industry. On Tuesday a massive RV show was held in Elkhart County. Growth over the past few years means there are many new jobs.People who work in the industry say they've come a long way since the recession."When we were in the downs, the lows of the lows we experienced significant layoffs, significant shuttering of plants and closings and it was pretty bad...now what we're experiencing is a tremendous upturn," says Ken Julian of Thor Ind...More >>
    • Start to college school year heightens sexual assault risk

      Start to college school year heightens sexual assault risk

      The first six to eight week on a college campus is sometimes called "the red zone" because of the increased risk for women to become victims of sexual assault.More >>
      The first six to eight week on a college campus is sometimes called "the red zone" because of the increased risk for women to become victims of sexual assault.
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