NEWS - Fox 28: South Bend, Elkhart IN News, Weather, Sports

Top Stories Want More?

    Charges filed against former SMC employee accused of peeping into students' bathroom

    Charges have been filed against a former Saint Mary's College employee accused of theft and peeping into the bathroom of a student residence hall.73-year-old David Summerfield has been charged with Felony More>>

    Reading earns students Silver Hawks tickets

    Read some books and get free baseball tickets?That was the deal for some students in South Bend.  Councilman Derek Dieter was at Holy Cross on Thursday rewarding some students.They were given a challenge More>>

    Friends react to death of High School senior Video included

    Karen Popoca: "I cried, definitely cried.  My legs were shaking, my hands were shaking, just in shock."    That's how Karen Popoca (Pa-poke-ah) says she reacted when she first heard Wednesday afternoon More>>

    Michiana health care providers suspend merger plans Video included

    A merger plan four years in the making between two Michiana health care providers is called off.  Beacon Health System and South Bend Clinic announced Wednesday that their planned merger has been suspended.Maggie More>>

    Elkhart County Sheriff warns of budget and staffing danger Video included

    Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers says the budget issues the county has been dealing with are having a dramatic impact on law enforcement, and he wants it fixed.The Sheriff says no one on staff has seen More>>

    SBPD using new technology to find stolen cars

    South Bend Police have some new technology to fight crime.  They've outfitted a car with a high tech license plate reader.  It has a camera that recognizes and interprets license plates.  All the squad More>>

    Neighbors react as Swoveland's investigation release suspects' names Video included

    Neighbors and other community members who live near the residence in South Bend where the shooting took place reacted to the news of the names of the suspects being released.

    U.S. 31 construction will lead to lane restrictions and street closures Video included

    Drivers should expect delays on U.S. 31 between Kern Road and the U.S. 20 Bybass interchange. The Indiana Department of Transportation will begin construction on those roads next week. This will result More>>

    Lyme disease bearing ticks... a problem for pet owners Video included

    Now that spring is returning, so are the nasty ticks looking to latch on to pets in Michiana. Veterinarians are warning pet owners to stay up to date on their pets vaccinations, because tick scan easily spread Lyme disease to their animals. More>>

    South Bend Police arrest armed robbery suspect who left wallet at scene

    Marrell Lee (Courtesy South Bend Police) Marrell Lee (Courtesy South Bend Police)

    A man suspected of robbing a gas station in South Bend earlier this month is now in police custody. South Bend Police are crediting the arrest to a clue they found at the scene of the crime: the suspect's wallet.

    Thor Industries acquires another Elkhart RV maker

    Elkhart-based RV manufacturer Thor Industries is buying another area company.  Thor announced Thursday that they would be acquiring K-Z, Inc. on May 1."We are pleased to welcome K-Z to the Thor family. More>>

    Leaders react to latest South Bend murder Video included

    We've heard from many of you at home. You're frustrated and angry with all the violence. A toddler, now high school senior among the victims.So what's being done to stop it? How are city leaders responding? More>>

    UPDATE: Clay principal says shooting victim "loved by all"

    Authorities have identified the man shot and killed early Wednesday morning on South Bend's northwest side.  County Metro Homicide says 18-year-old Nathan Hall from North Adams was shot and killed while riding his bicycle shortly before 1:00am. More>>

    St. Joseph County working to consolidate dispatch centers before deadline Video included

    Indiana has counties across the state consolidating their 911 dispatch centers. The state will require two dispatch centers per county starting in 2015. St. Joe County has been working towards this since last year. More>>

    Indiana graduation rates unchanged from 2012

    The Indiana Department of Education says the state's high school graduation rates from 2013 are virtually the same as from the year before. More>>

    Bloomberg announces new gun-control effort to counter NRA

    A new gun control effort is heading to Indiana, along with 14 other states, led by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

    Benton Township looking to replace some emergency vehicles Video included

    Nobody likes it when their taxes go up, but some officials in Benton Township hope the public will support their request for more money.The police and fire departments are looking to replace parts of their More>>

    South Bend recruiting more firefighters Video included

    The South Bend Fire Department is looking for firefighters and is really hoping to diversity that reflects that of the city.      At a recruiting event, Tuesday the Fire Department said the job is safer More>>

    Saint Mary's College employee arrested on voyeurism charge Video included

     73-year-old David Summerfield 73-year-old David Summerfield

    An employee with Saint Mary's College is behind bars after the school says he admitted to secretly watching students in the restroom.  Gwen O'Brien with the college says another employee told campus officials More>>

    Farmers off to slow start planting corn crop

    Spring planting across the nation's Corn Belt is sputtering because the soil remains too soggy or cold for effective seeding. More>>

    SR 15 in Goshen closed for nearly five hours due to gas leak

    State Rd. 15 in Goshen was closed for nearly five hours Tuesday after a gas main leak opened near Parkside Elementary School.NIPSCO representatives say a Goshen city crew was working to repair a water More>>

    Notre Dame police investigating report of sexual battery on campus

    Notre Dame Security Police want your help finding a sexual assault suspect.  University Spokesman Dennis Brown says a female student reported the assault Tuesday morning around 5:00am.She told police that More>>

    Final draft of new education standards released

    The final draft of Indiana's proposed education standards is available online for public viewing. More>>

    More than 300 Indiana schools rated four stars

    State officials say more than 300 Indiana schools have achieved top four-star honors. More>>

    South Bend Common Council reacts to recent violence Video included

    More than five days now and still no charges in the death of a South Bend Toddler.Police say John Swoveland, Jr. was killed by a stray bullet on Campeau Street last week as he was playing outside.Police More>>

    Trash hidden underneath snow to be cleaned up on roads Video included

    The snow melting has revealed quite of bit of trash that has collected on and along side streets and highways. Crews are working to clean the roads. More>>

    South Bend plans new programs to help youth avoid gangs Video included

    In the state of Indiana, St. Joseph County has one of the highest number of juvenile offenders in the state with 45, just behind Lake County with 47 offenders. One opinion on why the numbers are so high More>>

    Man sentenced to 80 years for threatening to set ex-wife on fire

    Larry Haines, Sr. (Courtesy: Elkhart County Sheriff's Department) Larry Haines, Sr. (Courtesy: Elkhart County Sheriff's Department)

    An Elkhart man will spend 80 years in prison for breaking into his ex-wife's home, pouring lighter fluid on her, and threatening to set her on fire. More>>

    2nd autopsy matches results for doctor's death

    Results of a second autopsy conducted at a family's request match an earlier initial cause of death for a Michigan doctor whose body was found in an Indiana lake. More>>

    Syracuse woman charged after allegedly abducting her own daughter

    A Syracuse woman has been charged with seven felonies and one misdemeanor after police say she led them on a car chase across the Michigan state line with her daughter on her lap, after illegally taking More>>

    World Voice Day concert coming to IUSB Video included

    World Voice Day is coming to Michiana. World Voice Day started back in 1999 as a way to celebrate the importance of the voice in our everyday lives. IUSB is planning on celebrating the occasion with More>>

    Want More Stories?

    Most Popular

    Powered by WorldNow

    Fox 28

    WSJV-TV FOX 28
    58096 County Road 7, South
    Elkhart, IN 46517

    Switchboard: 574.679.9758
    News Phone: 574.679.4545
    Station Fax: 574.294.1267

    All content ©Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WSJV. All Rights Reserved.
    For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

    Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Heather Stewart at (574) 343-5310. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at