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    Car driver reportedly "did not see" moped in fatal Elkhart County crash

    The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department is investigating a Friday morning accident that killed a moped driver. Police say the accident happened just after 5:30am on the 14000 block of County Rd. 38. The accident was a collision between a 1994 Buick Regal and a black Tomos Nitro Scooter. Both vehicles were traveling westbound on County Rd. 35. The driver of the Buick told police he did not see the moped as he came up on it from behind, and could not stop in time when he noticed it.
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    Elkhart Police asking for help finding missing woman

    Anastasia Reyes-Cortes (Elkhart Police) Anastasia Reyes-Cortes (Elkhart Police)

    Elkhart Police are asking for the public's help to locate a missing woman.Police say 39-year-old Anastasia Reyes-Cortes was reported as missing on Aug. 27. She was last seen shopping at the Kroger grocery store at 130 W. Hively around 9:30am in the morning of Aug. 26. Police say she was reportedly alone at the time.Anyone with information on Reyes-Cortes' location is asked to call Elkhart Police at 574-295-7070. More>>

    Walorski-Bock congressional race gets heated Video included

    There are just over 60 days left before voters go to the polls for midterm elections, which means the race for Indiana's second congressional district is heating up. Incumbent Congresswoman Jackie Walorski has released the campaign's first attack ad. "He's running for office in Indiana, but he was a politician in Missouri. Bock had a proven record there of...well...looking out for himself." More>>

    Newly formed Memorial Hospital Police Department has officers sworn in Video included

    There's a new group of police officers in South Bend. On Thursday afternoon, the Memorial Hospital Police Department welcomed eight officers to the newly formed force.
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    Judge James Fox concerned over budget cuts Video included

    Recent budget cuts to the Juvenile Justice Center of St. Joseph County has probate Judge James Fox worried about the area's at risk youth. The center was asked to cut 3 percent of the remainder of their 2014 budget, forking over nearly 160,000 dollars.
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    UPDATE: South Bend Airport will not allow Uber drivers to pick up passengers

    UPDATE: South Bend International Airport officials announced Thursday that Uber drivers will not be allowed to pick up their passengers. The restriction due to an ordinance established earlier this year requiring all drivers-for-hire to have a pre-existing contract with the airport. “Our ordinance and rules and regulations are in place for the safety of the traveling public,” said SBN Executive Director Mike Daigle.
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    High School Students Make World War II Documentary Video included

    The Marshall County Historical Society Museum had an interesting idea. They asked local high school students to make a documentary for their updated military room. The museum wanted to have something special people could watch in the room. They know a lot of veterans are in the area and wanted to get their stories on file, so the museum asked local high schools students to make it happen. Students interviewed over 40 veterans from World War two this afternoon. Social Studies Facilitator Je... More>>

    Redevelopment, job creation among goals of reorganizing tax-increment-districts

    South Bend government officials will consider reorganizing some of it's districts, according to a press release by the Mayor's office. More>>

    Holiday weekend means increased police patrols

    The last holiday weekend of the summer will find Indiana residents traveling across the state, for boating, visiting friends or concerts. But the Indiana State Police say this holiday weekend will also find increased State Police patrols across the state. The Indiana State Police and many other police agencies including police in LaPorte and Fulton counties will have additional patrols on the road. The increased patrols is a part of a nationwide safe driving campaign, “Operation Pull Over”, a... More>>

    Are kids and gun ranges a safe combination? Video included

    In Indiana, there's no age restriction on who can shoot at a gun range. It's up to individual ranges to decide. One Michiana range says the incident in which a nine year old girl accidentally shot and killed her gun range instructor in Arizona has reminded them to reexamine their practices to make sure they're operating in the safest way possible. At Midwest Gun and Range, retail manager, Rocco Rigsby, says they leave it up to parents to decide when kids are ready to hit the range.
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    Michiana prepares for winter road conditions Video included

    Michiana roads will be ready to take on the predicted harsh winter ahead, according to officials.
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    Berrien County Prosecutor's Office introduces furry friend for children

    The Berrien County Prosecutor's Office introduced a new addition to the courthouse Tuesday during the Berrien County Board of Commissioners meeting.According to a press release, the prosecutor's office introduced Mr. Weeber, a black Labrador retriever who will be in the office as a companion with children at the courthouse.
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    Henry Davis Jr. ordered to face deposition in police lawsuit

    Henry Davis Jr. Henry Davis Jr.

    A St. Joseph County judge ruled Wednesday that Henry Davis Jr. will face deposition in the lawsuit filed against him by four local police officers.South Bend Common Councilman Henry Davis Jr., currently on medical leave from the council after being arrested for OWI in July, is facing a suit from South Bend Police officers Brian Young and Steve Richmond, and St. Joseph County Metro Homicide officers Tim Corbett and Dave Wells.
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    SLIDESHOW: Sports Extra Fan Photos

    We asked fans to submit their photos at the high school football games on Friday. Our fans provided. Take a look at the photos sent in during Sports Extra. Do you have photos to share? Send them in to ifox28@fox28.com or tweet them to #FOX28. Make sure to catch Sports Extra LIVE on Fridays during the High School football season. More>>

    South Bend Transportation Corporation to enter negotiations in Northside property sale

    The South Bend Public Transportation Corporation announced that the have selected a proposal for the sale of their Northside Property Tuesday. The Transportation Corporation board of directors voted unanimously to enter negotiations with Century Builders for the sale of the 901 E. Northside Blvd property, according to a press release. Century Builders was selected out of the three bidders based off criteria for the sale along with public feedback. In a press release South Bend Public Trans... More>>

    Interurban Trolley to not operate Labor Day in Elkhart, Goshen

    Commuters in Elkhart and Goshen will have to find alternative ways to get to where they are going Labor Day if they are used to using the Interurban Trolley. In a press release, the public transportation service announced the fixed route and ADA Access service will not be operating in Elkhart or Goshen on Monday, Sept. 1 due to the Labor Day holiday.The Michiana Area Council of Governments announced that service will resume on Sept. 2 and said ADA Access riders should schedule their Sept. 2 t... More>>

    UPDATE: Police ask for assistance in locating hit & run vehicle

    UPDATE: The South Bend Police Department is reaching out to the public in the search for the vehicle involved in the August 24 hit & run crash that resulted in the death of Quentin Freeman, 53, South Bend. More>>

    SLIDESHOW: Back To School

    It is time to head back to school for many area students. Many parents take pictures of their children on their first day and we asked our viewers to send them in. Our viewers did not disappoint. Here are the photos you have been sending in. You can send yours in to iFox28@fox28.com More>>

    UPDATE: New Charges for Granger woman accused of leaving baby in dumpster

    Purvi Patel (St. Joseph County Police Dept.) Purvi Patel (St. Joseph County Police Dept.)

    New charges have been filed against a Granger woman already facing trial for allegedly leaving her baby in a dumpster. The St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office filed amended charges against Purvi Patel Thursday. They added a single count of Feticide, a Class B Felony. Court documents allege that Patel "did knowingly terminate a human pregnancy with the intention other than to produce a live birth or to remove a dead fetus." More>>

    The dangers of bounty hunting in Indiana Video included

    When you think bounty hunter, you probably think of the television show "Dog the Bounty Hunter," but bounty hunting is more than a television show. It's a real job. In Indiana, they're called recovery agents."We actually locate, apprehend, and transport the prisoner. Or excuse me, the fugitive, back to jail,"
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    UPDATE: 2-year-old admitted into hospital with suspicious injuries taken into protective custody in a stable condition

    UPDATE: Elkhart Police have taken the 2-year-old boy who was sent to the emergency room with suspicious injuries into protective custody, according to a press release by the Elkhart Police. The Elkhart Police said the boy remains hospitalized in Indianapolis, and his medical status has been upgraded to stable. The 2-year-old no longer requires a ventilator and is beginning to respond. Elkhart Police said the criminal investigation is still active and on-going, but no arrests have been made.PR... More>>

    UPDATE: Kosciusko Sheriff Department identifies man dead after gun battle with alleged bounty hunters Video included

    The Indiana State Police-Bremen Post dispatch says they responded to shots fired at Enchanted Hills in Cromwell. The Kosciusko County Sheriff's Office also responded.
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    One dead after vehicle crash on State Road 19 in Elkhart

    One person is dead after being struck by a vehicle on the north side of Elkhart Monday evening. Officers from the Elkhart Police Department and Fire Department were dispatched to a vehicle pedestrian crash 9:30 p.m. Monday at the intersection of State Road 19 and Windsor on the north side of Elkhart.
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    UPDATE: Early morning Toll Road accident on backs up eastbound traffic

    UPDATE: Indiana State Police say the accident has been cleared and all lanes are open, as of 10:00am. More>>

    Road work to close section of Towle and New Road in South Bend

    Sections of Towle Road and New Road will be closed to through traffic during the daytime hours on Thursday. More>>

    Apple announces some iPhone 5s have battery issues

    In the latest techie news, Apple is reporting that some of its iPhone 5s have battery issues. Company execs say a small number of those smartphones may "suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently."If that's the case with your iPhone 5 you may be eligible for a free battery replacement. More>>

    High school athletics must be mindful of players when heat index is on the rise Video included

    Those living in parts of Michiana felt the heat index reach nearly a hundred degrees. With high school athletics underway, this means schools must be cautious when players are playing in games or practicing.
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    Multiple-family homes the new face of homelessness in Michiana Video included

    More schools are reporting students in multiple-family homes as homeless More schools are reporting students in multiple-family homes as homeless

    An earlier published report from the Indiana Department of Education showed a huge uptick in the number of homeless students. Do the numbers mean there's an influx of kids living on the streets? Not necessarily.A record 16,223 Indiana students were homeless in 2013 according the Indiana DOE. That's up 121 percent from just seven years ago."A big factor in breaking the cycle of homelessness is education," Matt Kitsos of the Center for the Homeless. Kitsos provides homework help and after-schoo... More>>

    Thunderstorms roll through region

    500 Block of Beech in Osceola 500 Block of Beech in Osceola

    Severe thunderstorms rolled through the area this afternoon, causing downed trees in some parts. The main thunderstorms have moved out and only light, scattered rain showers are expected for the rest of the evening and night. FOX28's John Fischer will have the full forecast tonight at 10. More>>

    Douglas Wilcox sentenced to 10 years on arson charges

    Douglas Wilcox, 63, was sentenced to 10 years, 5 years executed and 5 years suspended, for Arson, a Class B Felony, Monday after his court appearance. Wilcox was also ordered to pay approximately $7,300 in restitution, according to a press release. More>>

    SMC peeper pleads guilty to charges of voyeurism, criminal mischief

    David Summerfield (St. Joseph County Police Dept.) David Summerfield (St. Joseph County Police Dept.)

    The former Saint Mary's College maintenance worker accused of spying on students in the shower pled guilty Monday.David Summerfield, 73, pled guilty to Misdemeanor Voyeurism as well as an added charge of Felony Criminal Mischief. A Felony count of Theft was dismissed. He is scheduled to be sentenced on Sept. 23. Summerfield was arrested in April after school officials say a fellow employee reported that he was observing students in the Le Mans Hall restroom.
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    South Bend police search for suspect in double shooting

    The South Bend Police Department is searching for Elijah Suggs, 20, in relation to a double shooting on Saturday, according to the Michiana Crime Stoppers twitter account. More>>

    Anglemyer pleads guilty in fatal hit-and-run case

    Joshua Anglemyer (St. Joseph County Police Dept.) Joshua Anglemyer (St. Joseph County Police Dept.)

    A St. Joseph County teen pled guilty Monday, after prosecutors say he left the scene of fatal March accident in South Bend.Joshua Anglemyer appeared in court and pled guilty as charged to a Felony count of Failure to Stop After a Serious Injury Accident Resulting in Death. His sentencing hearing is scheduled for Oct. 20. Anglemyer, 18, was charged as an adult after the juvenile court Magistrate waived his case to the St. Joseph County Superior Court.
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    American Red Cross holding blood drives throughout Michiana

    Here are some pretty surprising facts from the American Red Cross: 1.) every two seconds, someone in America needs blood meaning 2.) more than 41,000 blood donations are needed each day. According to the American Red Cross, it has a very urgent need for blood donors to give before the Labor Day holiday. Donors with types O negative, B negative, and A negative blood are especially needed. Blood donations tend to drop during the summer months, particularly around summer holidays.
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    The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi to hold its 29th annual Kee-Boon-Mein-Kaa Pow Wow

    The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi is gearing up to hold its 29th annual Kee-Boon-Mein-Kaa Pow Wow, and you're invited!It'll take place Labor Day weekend, Saturday and Sunday, August 30th and 31st.In the Potawatomi language, Kee-boon-mein-kaa refers to the end of the huckleberry harvest - a traditional time of celebration for the Potawatomi people. Dancers and drummers from the Great Lakes, and beyond, will be at the pow wow to compete for prize money in several categories.
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    Two people shot on South Bend's northwest side

    South Bend police are investigating a shooting on the city's northwest side. It happened on Lincoln Way and Sherman Ave. around 11:45 Sunday night. The department tweeted out that 2 people were reportedly shot. No word on their conditions. We'll bring you more information as it becomes available. More>>

    5K walk and run held by SPA Women's Ministry Home to help women of Elkhart County

    The SPA Women's Ministry Homes held it's 8th annual 5K walk and run in Elkhart on Sunday morning. Hundreds made their way out to support the organization. SPA Women's Ministry Homes provides services for women experience life-controlling issues such as domestic violence, depression and drug use.
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    Transpo budget and ambulance fees on agenda for upcoming South Bend Common Council meeting Video included

    The South Bend Common Council will be addressing several proposals at their meeting scheduled for Monday night including the South Bend Public Transportation Corporation (Transpo) budget and raising ambulance fees. The council will vote on a proposed budget drawn up by Transpo. General Manger of Transpo David Cangany says this is the third year the corporation has brought a budget outlining the expenses to the council. "Anything from operative wages, to fuel, to utility costs, bus tire le... More>>

    Elkhart Central-Memorial rivalry keeps fans coming back Video included

    Elkhart Central Blue Blazer fans get excited for the rivalry game Elkhart Central Blue Blazer fans get excited for the rivalry game

    Across the country, folks decked out their cars and painted their faces, and tied ribbons in their hair. Wind, rain or shine, football fans cheered on the boys of fall. Tonight that included a big rivalry over at Elkhart Memorial.
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    Why one High School laptop program is raising concerns about privacy Video included

    Some students at Penn High School may find a program on their new Chromebooks are violating their privacy rights.
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    • Lakeshore and St. Joe win high school football openers

      Lakeshore and St. Joe win high school football openers

       Lakeshore beat BC Central 2-0 while St. Joseph rolled over Kalamazoo Central 48-7 on the opening night of Michigan high school football.

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       Lakeshore beat BC Central 2-0 while St. Joseph rolled over Kalamazoo Central 48-7 on the opening night of Michigan high school football.

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    • Memorial remembering Zach Talley

      Memorial remembering Zach Talley

       The Elkhart Memorial Football team is supporting the family of Zach Talley this weekend.  The 15 year old died after a degenerative muscle disease Saturday.  The Chargers will all wear orange


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       The Elkhart Memorial Football team is supporting the family of Zach Talley this weekend.  The 15 year old died after a degenerative muscle disease Saturday.  The Chargers will all wear orange



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    • Coach Kelly looking for closure with academic investigation

      Coach Kelly looking for closure with academic investigation

       A 5th football player is being investigated for academic fraud.  Backup safety Eilar Hardy is a senior who won't be able to practice or play.  One more distraction hanging over the program and the coach.


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       A 5th football player is being investigated for academic fraud.  Backup safety Eilar Hardy is a senior who won't be able to practice or play.  One more distraction hanging over the program and the coach.



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    • Car driver reportedly "did not see" moped in fatal Elkhart County crash

      Car driver reportedly "did not see" moped in fatal Elkhart County crash

      The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department is investigating a Friday morning accident that killed a moped driver. Police say the accident happened just after 5:30am on the 14000 block of County Rd. 38. The accident was a collision between a 1994 Buick Regal and a black Tomos Nitro Scooter. Both vehicles were traveling westbound on County Rd. 35. The driver of the Buick told police he did not see the moped as he came up on it from behind, and could not stop in time when he noticed it.More >>
      The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department is investigating a Friday morning accident that killed a moped driver. Police say the accident happened just after 5:30am on the 14000 block of County Rd. 38. The accident was a collision between a 1994 Buick Regal and a black Tomos Nitro Scooter. Both vehicles were traveling westbound on County Rd. 35. The driver of the Buick told police he did not see the moped as he came up on it from behind, and could not stop in time when he noticed it.
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    • Elkhart Police asking for help finding missing woman

      Elkhart Police asking for help finding missing woman

      Anastasia Reyes-Cortes (Elkhart Police)Anastasia Reyes-Cortes (Elkhart Police)
      Elkhart Police are asking for the public's help to locate a missing woman.Police say 39-year-old Anastasia Reyes-Cortes was reported as missing on Aug. 27. She was last seen shopping at the Kroger grocery store at 130 W. Hively around 9:30am in the morning of Aug. 26. Police say she was reportedly alone at the time.Anyone with information on Reyes-Cortes' location is asked to call Elkhart Police at 574-295-7070.More >>
      Elkhart Police are asking for the public's help to locate a missing woman.Police say 39-year-old Anastasia Reyes-Cortes was reported as missing on Aug. 27. She was last seen shopping at the Kroger grocery store at 130 W. Hively around 9:30am in the morning of Aug. 26. Police say she was reportedly alone at the time.Anyone with information on Reyes-Cortes' location is asked to call Elkhart Police at 574-295-7070.More >>
    • Walorski-Bock congressional race gets heated

      Walorski-Bock congressional race gets heated

      There are just over 60 days left before voters go to the polls for midterm elections, which means the race for Indiana's second congressional district is heating up. Incumbent Congresswoman Jackie Walorski has released the campaign's first attack ad. "He's running for office in Indiana, but he was a politician in Missouri. Bock had a proven record there of...well...looking out for himself."More >>
      There are just over 60 days left before voters go to the polls for midterm elections, which means the race for Indiana's second congressional district is heating up. Incumbent Congresswoman Jackie Walorski has released the campaign's first attack ad. "He's running for office in Indiana, but he was a politician in Missouri. Bock had a proven record there of...well...looking out for himself."More >>
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    • Indiana University student found dead at sorority house

      Indiana University student found dead at sorority house

      BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -FOX59 in Indianapolis is reporting a student died at the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority house on IU's campus Thursday night. According to IU spokesman Mark Land a student was found dead at the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority house around 8 p.m. Foul play is not suspected. The sorority is located at 1020 N. Jordan Ave. IU is in the process of notifying the student's parents.More >>
      BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -FOX59 in Indianapolis is reporting a student died at the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority house on IU's campus Thursday night. According to IU spokesman Mark Land a student was found dead at the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority house around 8 p.m. Foul play is not suspected. The sorority is located at 1020 N. Jordan Ave. IU is in the process of notifying the student's parents.More >>
    • Purdue students get funding for projects in Africa

      Purdue students get funding for projects in Africa

      Two teams of Purdue University students have been awarded nearly $20,000 for projects intended to boost an African village's water supply and design a new type of African grain thresher.More >>
      Two teams of Purdue University students have been awarded nearly $20,000 for projects intended to boost an African village's water supply and design a new type of African grain thresher.More >>
    • Walorski-Bock congressional race gets heated

      Walorski-Bock congressional race gets heated

      There are just over 60 days left before voters go to the polls for midterm elections, which means the race for Indiana's second congressional district is heating up. Incumbent Congresswoman Jackie Walorski has released the campaign's first attack ad. "He's running for office in Indiana, but he was a politician in Missouri. Bock had a proven record there of...well...looking out for himself."More >>
      There are just over 60 days left before voters go to the polls for midterm elections, which means the race for Indiana's second congressional district is heating up. Incumbent Congresswoman Jackie Walorski has released the campaign's first attack ad. "He's running for office in Indiana, but he was a politician in Missouri. Bock had a proven record there of...well...looking out for himself."More >>
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