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

Top Stories Want More?

    FOX28 News Alert

    Zimmer to purchase Biomet in $13.35 billion deal

    Zimmer is buying Biomet in a $13.35 billion deal that will merge the two Warsaw-based medical device firms. The deal is not expected to be closed until early 2015 but Zimmer is already projecting that it will save them $270 million annually by the third year after the merger is completed, and saw their stock price raise over 9% in premarket trading this morning. More>>

    Public asked for ideas on Lincolnway West and Western Avenue corridors

    The Mayor's office needs your help. They are holding planning workshops to generate ideas for the Lincolnway West and Western Avenue corridors.The workshopswill include presentations of market analyses and preliminary concepts, will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 23. They will hold them atthe Charles Martin Youth Center to focus on theLincolnway West Corridor, and the Charles Black Recreation Center,to focus on the Western Avenue Corridor. The Western Avenue workshop will also include a S... More>>

    St. Mary's College is offering something new

    St. Mary's College is offering something new Video included

    St. Mary's college is offering something new. A master's of science program in speech pathology.The program was announced Wednesday at a dedication of the new Judd Leighton Speech and Language Clinic on the campus. That clinic opened up this past fall, thanks to a one million dollar grant, which also helped support the new master's program. The chair of the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders says the addition of the clinic and program is exciting for Northern Indiana. "We have... More>>

    Water Protection Working Group searching for solutions to contaminated water problem

    You shouldn't have to think twice when you're drinking water from your tap, but for many in Granger and other areas of St. Joe County it isa constant concern. Health experts have found high levels of nitrates in water drawn from wells. A group has been working to help solve the problem. It's called the Drinking Water Protection Working Group. They met Wednesday to discuss the problem. Notre Dame Emeritus Professor of Biology Ronald Hellenthal is a member of the group. "It's not a simple thing... More>>

    Local soldier to be honored with Purple Heart award

    A local soldier will be honored with the Purple Heart on Thursday.Staff Sergeant Jesse Williams was killed back in December of 2013 while serving our nation in Afghanistan. His black hawk helicopter crashed killing him and his fellow soldiers.Thursday morning his mother and daughter will be awarded with Williams' Purple Heart. The honor is for soldiers that were either wounded or killed while serving in the line of duty.Congresswomen Jackie Warlords and other local officials will present the ... More>>

    South Bend to consider comprehensive smoking ban Video included

    South Bend is considering a comprehensive smoking ban ordinance that would prevent people from smoking in any indoor business, including bars and clubs. More>>

    Singer Kenny Loggins set for Indiana GOP meeting

    Singer-songwriter Kenny Loggins is set to perform at the Indiana Republican Convention in Fort Wayne. More>>

    Indiana cat missing 5 years reunited with owner

    A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip. More>>

    Elkhart County Sheriff travels to Nevada for rancher dispute

    Elkhart County Sheriff, Brad Rogers spent his weekend in Nevada, but not to visit the Hoover Dam or gamble in Las Vegas.Rogers says he was invited by Oath Keepers, a group that's devoted to defending the Constitution, to visit a ranch in Bunkerville, Nevada that is the center of controversy.
    More>>

    Mayor Moore presents Elkhart's Key To The City Video included

    Mayor Dick Moore presented the Key to the City to Paul Randall on Wednesday at Hubbard Hill Estates Retirement Community.  Mr. Randall is 96 years old amd who served in World War II, but he still competes in a national rowing competition. More>>

    Additional charges filed in death of 12-year-old girl

    Additional charges have been filed against two men accused in the death of a 12-year-old Benton Township girl last weekend. The Benton Charter Township Police Department announced Wednesday that Jakeeme Griffin and Juan Hassel Jr. have each been charged with assault with intent to murder and felony firearms. More>>

    Michigan murderer who escaped arraigned

    A convicted multiple killer who broke out of a Michigan prison in February has been arraigned on escape, carjacking and kidnapping charges. More>>

    Purdue shooting suspect seeks to drop lawyer

    A judge has turned down a request from the man charged with killing a fellow Purdue University student during a classroom attack that he be allowed to fire his defense attorney and represent himself in court. More>>

    SB Police Chief, Council discuss problems with recruiting Video included

    South Bend leaders are reacting to a violent milestone. The latest shooting, Monday night, marked the 30 in the city this year. There have been seven homicides since January 1.The South Bend Common Council's Health and Public Safety committee met Tuesday and a big concern that came up is manpower on the police force. More>>

    Hearing dates set for suspect in 2-year-old's shooting death

    Initial hearing dates have been set for the eight people charged in connection to the death of 2-year-old John Swoveland of South Bend. More>>

    Sexual misconduct suspect Ryan Mouch appears in court

    The Mishawaka High School hall monitor accused of sexual misconduct with a student, was in court Tuesday.Ryan Mouch's trial date was set for August 11th. The 25 year-old defendant asked the court for permission to reside in Ohio as the case progresses.
    More>>

    SBPD investigating shooting on South Bend's west side

    Police are investigating a shooting on the west side of South Bend.It happened a little after 9pm Monday night near the intersection of Western Avenue and Kosciuszko Street. More>>

    Winona Lake man accused of raping teen

    Micheal Elliot Micheal Elliot

    A 50-year-old Winona Lake man has been charged with raping a 17-year-old Warsaw girl. More>>

    Murdered 11-year-old's family speaks about cold case Video included

    A very emotional news conference for the family of both Jodi Parrack and Raymond McCann. The mother of Jodi Parrack, once known as Valerie, but now goes by Jo, stood along side her niece Alea Holliday, friend Robin Bowen, sister Kristy Pearson, and the sister-in-law to Raymond McCann, Julie McCann. More>>

    Democrats eye 15 cities for 2016 convention, including Indianapolis

    The Democratic National Committee has asked Chicago, New York and 13 others to make a pitch to host the presidential nominating convention in 2016. More>>

    Woman killed in Indiana church parking lot

    Police say a Northwest Indiana man shot his estranged wife in front of the couple's son Monday. It happened in a church parking lot in Griffith, Indiana. That's Southwest of Gary in Lake County. The coroner there has identified the victim as Nina Castro.
    More>>

    FEMA okays aid for 19 Indiana counties hit by storm

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved disaster aid for 19 Indiana counties hit by a January storm that brought paralyzing snow and frigid readings. More>>

    SMART program celebrating graduates from first class

    The Supporting Manufacturers and Regional Talent (SMART) program is holding a graduation ceremony, Tuesday evening.It will be at the Colfax Auditorium in the St. Joseph County Library in South Bend at 6:00pm.This is the first class to graduate from the program. SMART trains 48 people through a twelve week course to get their Certified Production Technician certification.The City of South Bend says the certification allows people to get jobs in manufacturing and also gives employers a stronger... More>>

    Ivy Tech looking to convert former Hall of Fame building into culinary center

    Ivy Tech wants to turn the old College Football Hall of Fame building into the new home for their culinary education program. According to the South Bend Mayor's office, Ivy Tech and the City of South Bend have reached an agreement to try to convert the 52,000-square-foot building into the Ivy Tech Culinary Arts Food Education Center. More>>

    • Top Headlines [menu1356_2-C123726]Redesign 2012 - News Menu Subnav CategoryMore>>

    • FOX28 News Alert

      Zimmer to purchase Biomet in $13.35 billion deal

      Zimmer to purchase Biomet in $13.35 billion deal

      Zimmer is buying Biomet in a $13.35 billion deal that will merge the two Warsaw-based medical device firms. The deal is not expected to be closed until early 2015 but Zimmer is already projecting that it will save them $270 million annually by the third year after the merger is completed, and saw their stock price raise over 9% in premarket trading this morning.More >>
      Zimmer is buying Biomet in a $13.35 billion deal that will merge the two Warsaw-based medical device firms. The deal is not expected to be closed until early 2015 but Zimmer is already projecting that it will save them $270 million annually by the third year after the merger is completed, and saw their stock price raise over 9% in premarket trading this morning.More >>
    • Public asked for ideas on Lincolnway West and Western Avenue corridors

      Public asked for ideas on Lincolnway West and Western Avenue corridors

      The Mayor's office needs your help. They are holding planning workshops to generate ideas for the Lincolnway West and Western Avenue corridors.The workshopswill include presentations of market analyses and preliminary concepts, will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 23. They will hold them atthe Charles Martin Youth Center to focus on theLincolnway West Corridor, and the Charles Black Recreation Center,to focus on the Western Avenue Corridor. The Western Avenue workshop will also include a S...More >>
      The Mayor's office needs your help. They are holding planning workshops to generate ideas for the Lincolnway West and Western Avenue corridors.The workshopswill include presentations of market analyses and preliminary concepts, will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 23. They will hold them atthe Charles Martin Youth Center to focus on theLincolnway West Corridor, and the Charles Black Recreation Center,to focus on the Western Avenue Corridor. The Western Avenue workshop will also include a S...More >>
    • Water Protection Working Group searching for solutions to contaminated water problem

      Water Protection Working Group searching for solutions to contaminated water problem

      You shouldn't have to think twice when you're drinking water from your tap, but for many in Granger and other areas of St. Joe County it isa constant concern. Health experts have found high levels of nitrates in water drawn from wells. A group has been working to help solve the problem. It's called the Drinking Water Protection Working Group. They met Wednesday to discuss the problem. Notre Dame Emeritus Professor of Biology Ronald Hellenthal is a member of the group. "It's not a simple thing...More >>
      You shouldn't have to think twice when you're drinking water from your tap, but for many in Granger and other areas of St. Joe County it isa constant concern. Health experts have found high levels of nitrates in water drawn from wells. A group has been working to help solve the problem. It's called the Drinking Water Protection Working Group. They met Wednesday to discuss the problem. Notre Dame Emeritus Professor of Biology Ronald Hellenthal is a member of the group. "It's not a simple thing...More >>
    • Sports Headlines [menu1356_4-C123727]Redesign 2012 - Sports Menu Subnav CategoryMore>>

    • 2014 Golf Challenge #2

      2014 Golf Challenge #2

    • Jenna Simon happy to help Irish

      Jenna Simon happy to help Irish

    • Jerian Grant coming back to ND

      Jerian Grant coming back to ND

    • Morning Show Headlines [menu1356_6-C135083]Redesign 2012 - Morning Menu Subnav CategoryMore>>

    • Pet Questions

      Pet Questions

      Veterinarian Dr. Rick Nelson joins us to take your calls and answer any questions that you might have for your pet.More >>
      Veterinarian Dr. Rick Nelson joins us to take your calls and answer any questions that you might have for your pet.
      More >>
    • Adopt-A-Pet

      Adopt-A-Pet

      The Humane Society of St. Joseph County joins Courtney Ward with a dog that is available for adoption.More >>
      The Humane Society of St. Joseph County joins Courtney Ward with a dog that is available for adoption.
      More >>
    • Donate Life Month 2

      Donate Life Month 2

      Amir Abbas rejoins us from South Bend as he learns more about some donor sign up events for Donate Life Month.More >>
      Amir Abbas rejoins us from South Bend as he learns more about some donor sign up events for Donate Life Month.
      More >>

    Most Popular

    Stories
    Video
    • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

    • Brey: Grant still plans to return to ND

      Brey: Grant still plans to return to ND

      After being suspended from Notre Dame in January, there was some concern whether or not shooting guard Jerian Grant would in fact return to campus or forgo his eligibility and enter the NBA draft. Wednesday Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey put to rest any rumors that Jerian would declare for the draft.More >>
      After being suspended from Notre Dame in January, there was some concern whether or not shooting guard Jerian Grant would in fact return to campus or forgo his eligibility and enter the NBA draft. Wednesday Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey put to rest any rumors that Jerian would declare for the draft.More >>
    • Timeline of violence in South Bend

      Timeline of violence in South Bend

      Seven people have been killed in South Bend since the beginning of this year.  They aren't just another statistic, though.  They are people that have real families who are suffering.  The first victimMore >>
      Seven people have been killed in South Bend since the beginning of this year.  They aren't just another statistic, though.  They are people that have real families who are suffering.  The first victimMore >>
    • Notre Dame gets verbal commit #7

      Notre Dame gets verbal commit #7

      The Notre Dame football team got verbal commitment #7 from Cary-Grove, IL recruit Trevor Ruhland. According to Irish Sports Daily, he tips the scale at 270 and stands 6'4". He chose the Irish over Duke, Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska and Purdue. Ruhland is considered a 3-Star recruit by many services.More >>
      The Notre Dame football team got verbal commitment #7 from Cary-Grove, IL recruit Trevor Ruhland. According to Irish Sports Daily, he tips the scale at 270 and stands 6'4". He chose the Irish over Duke, Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska and Purdue. Ruhland is considered a 3-Star recruit by many services.More >>
    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
    Email: fox28news@fox28.com

    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 fccinfo@fcc.gov.