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.
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>>
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>>
A 50-year-old Winona Lake man has been charged with raping a 17-year-old Warsaw girl. More>>
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>>
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>>
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.
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>>
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 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>>
South Bend is trying to become more environmentally friendly. Tuesday morning city officials gathered for an event called Green Town 2.0. This event was an update from the first Green Town event that took place 6 months ago.The initiative is an effort to make the city more sustainable for the future. More>>
Anthony Jefferson will be sentenced May 14 on robbery and confinement charges after pleading guilty Tuesday in the case. Jefferson had originally been charged with six different counts, including murder and attempted murder.
Surveillance video has been released showing the clever getaway of a woman from escaped inmate Michael Elliot, who had taken her hostage. More>>
The Supreme Court has upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions. More>>
Sara Lake says her son, Ephram Lake, suffered a concussion after a fight at his school's playground last week.Lake says her son was beaten by a group of kids and she says other kids who witnesses the event couldn't find a teacher to break up the fight.Superintendent of Concord Community Schools, Wayne Stubbs, released a statement to the Elkhart Truth about the incident. In that statement he called it, "mutual horseplay" and said, "adults immediately intervened."Lake has called Stubbs' stateme... More>>
A person of interest has been arrested in connection to a murder in the village of Constantine from seven years ago. Jodi Parrack was 11 years old when she was kidnapped and murdered in November of 2007. Police say it happened while she was riding her bike to a friend's house.Raymond McCann, 46, was arrested on a perjury charge, and was then arraigned Saturday in connection to the case.
A panel of Indiana business and education leaders is supporting new education benchmarks to replace the national Common Core standards. More>>
County Metro Homicide tells FOX28 that the last of the eight suspects wanted in connection with the death of John Swoveland, Jr., has been arrested. Lt. David Wells with County Metro Homicide says Xavier Primm turned himself in to police in Decatur, IL. More>>
A motorcycle driver was taken to the hospital by Medflight after a crash Sunday afternoon.It happened on County Road 2, east of State Road 13 near Middlebury. Police say a car turned into the path of the motorcycle and crashed into him.The driver was thrown from the motorcycle. He was flown to the hospital with life-threatening head injuries. The car spun into a parked car after colliding with the motorcycle. That driver wasn't injured. More>>
The Benton Charter Township Police Department says a 12-year-old was shot in Benton Township.Police say it happened Friday afternoon in the 1,000 block of Harbor Court.They say two men were fighting and fired shots. A 12-year-old girl, who police say wasn't directly involved, was shot.She was taken to the hospital where police say she is stable.Police have arrested 24-year-old Jakeeme Griffin and 18-year-old Juan Hassel Junior for firearms violations. More>>
It has been a Michiana tradition for decades celebrating fun, food and politics.It's known as Dyngus Day for some and Solidarity Day for others. "I've been dyngusing since I was five years old," says Rep. Jackie Walorski. Walorski started her day at the Republican Headquarters in South Bend. "This is kind of for us, like the big political kick-off," says Walorski.South Bend Deputy Mayor Mark Neal was at a Democratic celebration on the south side of town. Like most places that were celebrating... More>>
A South Bend man is dead after his motorcycle collided with pickup truck Sunday afternoon.20 year-old South Bend resident Dominik Kazmierczak was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital after suffering severe injuries at the scene. The crash took place on Sunday afternoon near the intersection of Edison Rd. and Butternut Rd. Witnesses told police that Kazmierczak was traveling westbound on Edison at a high-rate of speed just before he collided with the pickup. Police believe speed was a factor i... More>>