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    South Bend Police looking for a man who allegedly exposed himself to children Video included

    Yesterday afternoon, a seven year old boy was playing with his six year old friend on the 1000 block of South Ironwood, when an unknown male tried to lure the children to a nearby garage according to the South Bend Police Department.The children refused at which point the man exposed his genitalia. The children ran into a nearby home and the suspect left the area in a direction unknown to police.The man is described as having gray balding hair and wearing light colored shorts. More>>

    Benton Harbor's vote to eliminate Personal Property Tax on local businesses draws near

    The vote for PROP 1 in Benton Harbor, Michigan is just around the corner. On August 5th voters will decide to keep or eliminate the Personal Property Tax on local businesses. It is a tax businesses must pay annually on the equipment they own.
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    "The state should have been notified," Senator Donnelly responds to administration's placement of undocumented children in Indiana

    Indiana U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly says the crisis on the southern border needs to be addressed quickly. During a conversation with FOX28 Wednesday, Donnelly said he expected his colleagues in the Senate to pass an emergency bill. "What the bills that were there today would help us do is process them a little bit faster," he said. "What I'm trying to do is to process these individuals as quickly as possible and then send them to their home countries because they're here in a way that's not leg... More>>

    Students can now text crime tips at Penn Harris Madison Video included

    PHM students can now text school about bullying, crime PHM students can now text school about bullying, crime

    Local schools are equipping themselves with new resources to fight school crime. Penn Harris Madison school district is launching a new helpline that lets student and parents text, e-mail or call-in with tips.
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    Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival makes top 100 events list in North America Video included

    A 52 year tradition for Amish Acres had it's kick-off Thursday. The Arts and Crafts Festival in Nappanee was just rated as a top 100 event in North America by the American Bus Association. The 4 day event includes shopping, food, performances, and cash give aways. Nearly 300 vendors come from over 250 cities and 35 states according to Marketing Director, Janis Logesdon. California is the farthest place vendors come from to sell their art. Logesdon says this event is centered on family."We hav... More>>

    Two volunteer doctors contract the Ebola virus

    Dr. Kent Brantly (Photo courtesy of samaritanspurse.org) Dr. Kent Brantly (Photo courtesy of samaritanspurse.org)

    A Samaritan's Purse International Relief article reports two Americans have contracted the Ebola virus. The organization says Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol are in stable but grave condition after contracting the ebola virus. The organization's website says Dr. Brantly recognized he had symptoms of the virus last week and put himself in immediate isolation. More>>

    Drinking water concerns for Granger and Gilmer Park addressed at a meeting Wednesday Video included

    Nitrates, nicotine, deet, and other toxins were discovered in St. Joe County water in December 2013, following a year-long study. Northeast Granger and Gilmer Park on the south side of South Bend are the areas affected by the contamination. The county health department points to septic systems as the cause for the problem. A group of experts met Wednesday night just to lay-out the first steps in cleaning up the drinking water. St. Joe County's Environmental Health Director, Marc Nelson, says ... More>>

    Police: Attempted burglary suspect chased off by family

    Stokes' vehicle after his arrest (Kosciusko County Sheriff) Stokes' vehicle after his arrest (Kosciusko County Sheriff)

    One man is behind bars after police say his attempt to break into a Leesburg home was quickly turned away.Kosciusko County police say Mack Stokes tried to break into a house on the 6000 block of N. Old State Road 15. They got the call shortly after 10:15 Wednesday morning. As officers converged on the location, they spotted a green Mercury Sable matching the description of the suspect's vehicle.
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    Road closures in Elkhart through August 8th

    Heads up if you need to drive through Elkhart, the city of Elkhart Street Department is closing a few roads the week of August 4 thru 8th.  More>>

    Councilman Derek Dieter calls for clearer Council policy on medical leave Video included

    Officials say South Bend Common Councilman Henry Davis, Jr. is midway through his first week on medical leave, but the specifics of why he's out are unclear. He hasn't spoken publicly. Instead, all we have to go on is an email he sent the council president saying he needs to concentrate on his health. His request came a little over a week after his DUI arrest. Councilman Derek Dieter wants the full council to meet and clarify the leave of absence process. More>>

    Reviving The Park: A FOX28 Special Report Video included

    They call it a labor of love. A big piece of Michiana history, sat vacant for decades. Now, dedicated volunteers are working to bring it back to life. More>>

    A Notre Dame researcher works to understand and combat the Ebola Virus

    The largest outbreak of the Ebola virus in history, in West Africa, has many worried the disease could spread to the United States. Now one Notre Dame researcher says there is no need to panic. Robert Stahelin, an adjunct associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the university, says the virus is just a simple plane ride away from the U.S. More>>

    FBI and Elkhart Police arrest woman for 2013 Michigan armed bank robbery

    Working in conjunction, FBI and Elkhart Police officers arrested a woman Wednesday morning for her role in a 2013 armed robbery.David Porter, Supervisor of Public Affairs for the FBI Detroit office, says the woman arrested was Latona Gowdy. Gowdy was arrested at her place of employment in connection with a robbery at the G.W. Jones Exchange Bank in Edwardsburg, MI.
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    Vehicle crashes into apartment in Elkhart in early-morning accident

    Residents were shaken up in an Elkhart apartment Wednesday morning after a vehicle crashed into a building.It happened just before 3:00am at the corner of Michigan St. and Strong Ave. Residents say the car broke through the wall and entered their living room.
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    Make a statement with the Summer 2014 hair and makeup trends Video included

    Makeup at the Summer 2014 fashion shows wasn't what you'd normally expect. Usually models sport bold eye-shadows, thick black eyeliner, and bronzed sun-kissed skin. This year... makeup and hair made a statement on the runway with what they're calling the "Raw Beauty" look. The summer look is a subtle one - milky golds, ivories, and pale hues for eye shadows. It's almost that look of not even looking like you have makeup on. When it comes to hair, the look is called "effortless elegance", whe... More>>

    Indiana BMV now offering driving test in 11 foreign languages

    The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) announced for the first time the Knowledge Test will be offered in 11 foreign languages. More>>

    Boy scout finds marijuana plants in city park Video included

    Will Kercher was working on removing invasive plants in Abshire Park Monday morningwhen he came across a different kind of "invasive" species...marijuana plants. Kercher, seventeen, was taking before pictures ofa wooded area in thepark. He was documenting the area before he helped clear it of bush honeysuckle when he came across four potted marijuana plants. He took a picture and then went to tellAaron Sawatsy-Kingsley, Goshen's City Forester. More>>

    Local Palestinians and Israeli's speak about recent violence Video included

    The death toll in the Mideast conflict continues to rise."It's horrible, I mean I pray it gets better soon because I mean those images are horrible, horrible things," says Johnny Eid a local Palestinian.In South Bend,there was aPro-Israeli rally Tuesday night. Organizers say their message is one of peace."We have to be strong, just like Americans were strong after the attacks of 9/11, we have to be strong and stand with a fellow democracy," says Bob Feferman of the Jewish Federation of St. Jo... More>>

    Abused Elkhart woman finds freedom though new program Video included

    Elkhart abused woman finds freedom through YWCA and Elkhart County Prosecutor partnership Elkhart abused woman finds freedom through YWCA and Elkhart County Prosecutor partnership

    Ana* is a 22-year-old mother. She's Mexican and doesn't speak English. She is also a domestic abuse survivor. More>>

    UPDATE: Third suspect now in custody for death of five-year-old boy at Michigan City day care

    Erica Merriweather (LaPorte County Jail) Erica Merriweather (LaPorte County Jail)

    UPDATE: According to LaPorte County Jail records, Erica Merriweather, 25, is now in custody. She was booked shortly before noon Tuesday. Merriweather is charged with Reckless Homicide and Involuntary Manslaughter.
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    Governor Pence writes letter to President about immigrant children

    Governor Mike Pence is asking that more than 200 immigrant children placed in Indiana be deported. The governor wrote a letter to the president, asking the federal government to quickly resolve the border crisis and give information to states in more timely manner. You can read the full letter here. More>>

    Elkhart Police need your help finding a possible intruder

    This past Saturday, police received a call from a female living on the 1000 Block of N. Michigan Street in Elkhart. She was woken up by a noise in her home. She then located an intruder who she described as a white man between the ages of 22 and 38. She says he was 5'6" to 6 feet tall and 150 to 190 pounds. Police say she confronted the subject and struck him several times with her hands and arms. She then struck the intruder in the head with an object. More>>

    Indiana Green Roof Week recognized in South Bend

    Governor Mike Pence designated the week of July 28 to August 1, Indiana Green Roof Week, to pay recognize the efforts of those in Indiana who are working to make the state a more sustainable place. Governor Pence is highlighting the benefits of green roofs that help manage storm water as a resource rather than a waste product.
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    Berrien County Narcotics Unit and Sheriff's Department found a pound of marijuana in a home

    The Narcotics Unit and the County Sheriff's Department arrested two people at the 1000 block of Pavone in Benton Harbor.A search warrant was sent out for officers to look for a man and a woman inside a residence. During the search, officers recovered over a pound of marijuana, packaging material, a scale and a loaded pistol inside the home.The female suspect was questioned and later released. The male suspect lived at the address. More>>

    New concussion test popular among high school athletes Video included

    Marian High School in Mishawaka requires all contact sport athletes to take a baseline concussion test before the season begins Marian High School in Mishawaka requires all contact sport athletes to take a baseline concussion test before the season begins

    Former NFL stars have placed concussions in the spotlight with a string of lawsuits. Now an urgent care clinic in Granger offers a new test that helps coaches and trainers spot and treat head injuries before they turn into something more serious.
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    U.S. Surgeon General releases national Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer as 230 people in Indiana will die from melanoma this year

    This year in Indiana, more than 1,550 new cases of melanoma will be diagnosed and approximately 230 will die from the disease.
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    South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg skypes from Afghanistan Video included

    South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg has less than 2 months left on his deployment in Afghanistan. Tuesday he did a Skype interview with FOX28's Tom Powell. More>>

    Mishawaka firefighters responding to fire on Indiana Avenue.

    Mishawaka firefighters are called out to a fire at 626 Indiana Avenue. They got the call around 4:50 am Tuesday morning. No word on injuries or a cause for the fire. We'll bring you more information as it becomes available. More>>

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    • Bellville's run at WWGA ends in quarterfinals

      Bellville's run at WWGA ends in quarterfinals

      Kari Bellville won her morning round to advance to the final 8 of the WWGA Junior National Finals.  But she lost to Emily White of Saline, Mi in the final 8.  So playing in the final 4 Friday will be White, Annika Bovender of South Carolina, Kelsey McDougall from Canton, Michigan and  Anika Hitt from Wisconsin.
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      Kari Bellville won her morning round to advance to the final 8 of the WWGA Junior National Finals.  But she lost to Emily White of Saline, Mi in the final 8.  So playing in the final 4 Friday will be White, Annika Bovender of South Carolina, Kelsey McDougall from Canton, Michigan and  Anika Hitt from Wisconsin.
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    • ASA Men's Fastpitch Major in South Bend

      ASA Men's Fastpitch Major in South Bend

       Belleville Park just off the bypass in South Bend is hosting the ASA Men's Major Fastpitch Tournament.  The games started Thursday and a new National Champ will be crowned Sunday.  This is the highest level of softball and South Bend has become a favorite destination.  Some of the best pitchers in the world.  The fastballs and rise balls in the 70's compute to reaction time of well over 100 miles per hour in baseball.


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       Belleville Park just off the bypass in South Bend is hosting the ASA Men's Major Fastpitch Tournament.  The games started Thursday and a new National Champ will be crowned Sunday.  This is the highest level of softball and South Bend has become a favorite destination.  Some of the best pitchers in the world.  The fastballs and rise balls in the 70's compute to reaction time of well over 100 miles per hour in baseball.



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    • Josh Anderson getting ready for Navy Seal training

      Josh Anderson getting ready for Navy Seal training

             Back in 2011, John Glenn had one of their greatest football seasons in school history. Josh Anderson is now getting ready for another challenge.  Not as a running back.  But to represent us all in the armed forces.  "Well, I'm joining the Navy and I got a Seal contract and I got a chance to go to Buds and a chance to become a Navy Seal." 

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             Back in 2011, John Glenn had one of their greatest football seasons in school history. Josh Anderson is now getting ready for another challenge.  Not as a running back.  But to represent us all in the armed forces.  "Well, I'm joining the Navy and I got a Seal contract and I got a chance to go to Buds and a chance to become a Navy Seal." 


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    • South Bend Police looking for a man who allegedly exposed himself to children

      South Bend Police looking for a man who allegedly exposed himself to children

      Yesterday afternoon, a seven year old boy was playing with his six year old friend on the 1000 block of South Ironwood, when an unknown male tried to lure the children to a nearby garage according to the South Bend Police Department.The children refused at which point the man exposed his genitalia. The children ran into a nearby home and the suspect left the area in a direction unknown to police.The man is described as having gray balding hair and wearing light colored shorts.More >>
      Yesterday afternoon, a seven year old boy was playing with his six year old friend on the 1000 block of South Ironwood, when an unknown male tried to lure the children to a nearby garage according to the South Bend Police Department.The children refused at which point the man exposed his genitalia. The children ran into a nearby home and the suspect left the area in a direction unknown to police.The man is described as having gray balding hair and wearing light colored shorts.More >>
    • Benton Harbor's vote to eliminate Personal Property Tax on local businesses draws near

      Benton Harbor's vote to eliminate Personal Property Tax on local businesses draws near

      The vote for PROP 1 in Benton Harbor, Michigan is just around the corner. On August 5th voters will decide to keep or eliminate the Personal Property Tax on local businesses. It is a tax businesses must pay annually on the equipment they own.More >>
      The vote for PROP 1 in Benton Harbor, Michigan is just around the corner. On August 5th voters will decide to keep or eliminate the Personal Property Tax on local businesses. It is a tax businesses must pay annually on the equipment they own.
      More >>
    • "The state should have been notified," Senator Donnelly responds to administration's placement of undocumented children in Indiana

      "The state should have been notified," Senator Donnelly responds to administration's placement of undocumented children in Indiana

      Indiana U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly says the crisis on the southern border needs to be addressed quickly. During a conversation with FOX28 Wednesday, Donnelly said he expected his colleagues in the Senate to pass an emergency bill. "What the bills that were there today would help us do is process them a little bit faster," he said. "What I'm trying to do is to process these individuals as quickly as possible and then send them to their home countries because they're here in a way that's not leg...More >>
      Indiana U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly says the crisis on the southern border needs to be addressed quickly. During a conversation with FOX28 Wednesday, Donnelly said he expected his colleagues in the Senate to pass an emergency bill. "What the bills that were there today would help us do is process them a little bit faster," he said. "What I'm trying to do is to process these individuals as quickly as possible and then send them to their home countries because they're here in a way that's not leg...More >>
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    • Two shot, one killed in downtown Chicago office building

      Two shot, one killed in downtown Chicago office building

      200 block of LaSalle in Chicago (FOX32 photo)200 block of LaSalle in Chicago (FOX32 photo)
      CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) - A recently demoted executive entered a Loop office building in Chicago on Thursday morning and shot the company’s CEO before turning the gun on himself and committing suicide, authorities said. The shooting happened just before 10 a.m. at the ArrowStream company on the 17th floor of the Bank of America building, 231 S. LaSalle St. “Apparently he was despondent over the fact that he got demoted,” Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said.More >>
      CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) - A recently demoted executive entered a Loop office building in Chicago on Thursday morning and shot the company’s CEO before turning the gun on himself and committing suicide, authorities said. The shooting happened just before 10 a.m. at the ArrowStream company on the 17th floor of the Bank of America building, 231 S. LaSalle St. “Apparently he was despondent over the fact that he got demoted,” Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said.More >>
    • "The state should have been notified," Senator Donnelly responds to administration's placement of undocumented children in Indiana

      "The state should have been notified," Senator Donnelly responds to administration's placement of undocumented children in Indiana

      Indiana U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly says the crisis on the southern border needs to be addressed quickly. During a conversation with FOX28 Wednesday, Donnelly said he expected his colleagues in the Senate to pass an emergency bill. "What the bills that were there today would help us do is process them a little bit faster," he said. "What I'm trying to do is to process these individuals as quickly as possible and then send them to their home countries because they're here in a way that's not leg...More >>
      Indiana U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly says the crisis on the southern border needs to be addressed quickly. During a conversation with FOX28 Wednesday, Donnelly said he expected his colleagues in the Senate to pass an emergency bill. "What the bills that were there today would help us do is process them a little bit faster," he said. "What I'm trying to do is to process these individuals as quickly as possible and then send them to their home countries because they're here in a way that's not leg...More >>
    • South Bend Police looking for a man who allegedly exposed himself to children

      South Bend Police looking for a man who allegedly exposed himself to children

      Yesterday afternoon, a seven year old boy was playing with his six year old friend on the 1000 block of South Ironwood, when an unknown male tried to lure the children to a nearby garage according to the South Bend Police Department.The children refused at which point the man exposed his genitalia. The children ran into a nearby home and the suspect left the area in a direction unknown to police.The man is described as having gray balding hair and wearing light colored shorts.More >>
      Yesterday afternoon, a seven year old boy was playing with his six year old friend on the 1000 block of South Ironwood, when an unknown male tried to lure the children to a nearby garage according to the South Bend Police Department.The children refused at which point the man exposed his genitalia. The children ran into a nearby home and the suspect left the area in a direction unknown to police.The man is described as having gray balding hair and wearing light colored shorts.More >>
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