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  • Tips to protect yourself after multiple cases of credit card fraud in Mishawaka

    Tips to protect yourself after multiple cases of credit card fraud in Mishawaka

    Police say someone has been stealing debit and credit card information then going on shopping sprees at businesses in Mishawaka, Elkhart, Plymouth, and South Bend. As police work to solve the string of ID-thefts, there are some things you can do to protect yourself from fraud. Francisco Za Vala woke up sunday morning to a call from his credit card company. They asked if he had made $750 worth of purchases in Elkhart. He hadn't. He says someone stole his card information.More >>
    Police say someone has been stealing debit and credit card information then going on shopping sprees at businesses in Mishawaka, Elkhart, Plymouth, and South Bend. As police work to solve the string of ID-thefts, there are some things you can do to protect yourself from fraud. Francisco Za Vala woke up sunday morning to a call from his credit card company. They asked if he had made $750 worth of purchases in Elkhart. He hadn't. He says someone stole his card information.More >>
  • Fatal motorcycle accident on US 20 in Elkhart

    Fatal motorcycle accident on US 20 in Elkhart

    A 42 year old Elkhart man was pronounced dead at the scene of a motorcycle accident Sunday just before 11 AM. The motorcycle driver was driving his Harley Davidson eastbound on US 20, when he crossed the center line near CO RD 13. He collided with a vehicle traveling west.Police reports say witnesses suggested the man may have been driving around 70-80 miles per hour. He was found not wearing a helmet. The driver of the car had only minor scrapes as injuries. The Elkhart County Crash Investig...More >>
    A 42 year old Elkhart man was pronounced dead at the scene of a motorcycle accident Sunday just before 11 AM. The motorcycle driver was driving his Harley Davidson eastbound on US 20, when he crossed the center line near CO RD 13. He collided with a vehicle traveling west.Police reports say witnesses suggested the man may have been driving around 70-80 miles per hour. He was found not wearing a helmet. The driver of the car had only minor scrapes as injuries. The Elkhart County Crash Investig...More >>
  • Shots fired at a residential area in South Bend

    Shots fired at a residential area in South Bend

    South Bend Police are reporting of a shooting at the 2400 block of W. Fredrickson Street. The police say no one was shot but shots were fired. The incident is under investigation. Police are currently on the scene. FOX28 has a crew on the way and will provide more information when it becomes available.More >>
    South Bend Police are reporting of a shooting at the 2400 block of W. Fredrickson Street. The police say no one was shot but shots were fired. The incident is under investigation. Police are currently on the scene. FOX28 has a crew on the way and will provide more information when it becomes available.
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  • Severe motorcycle crashes spark helmet debate

    Severe motorcycle crashes spark helmet debate

    In the past 8 days there have 5 motorcycle crashes in Elkhart County. 3 of them have been fatal."Several of the crashes we end up with head injuries and even though it doesn't end up a fatality those people have long-term recovery and maybe even permanent damage when a helmet would have prevented that," says Under sheriff Sean Holmes of the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department. "I'm not an advocate for helmets, I'm just saying from my friends that I've buried I don't think the helmet is going ...More >>
    In the past 8 days there have 5 motorcycle crashes in Elkhart County. 3 of them have been fatal."Several of the crashes we end up with head injuries and even though it doesn't end up a fatality those people have long-term recovery and maybe even permanent damage when a helmet would have prevented that," says Under sheriff Sean Holmes of the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department. "I'm not an advocate for helmets, I'm just saying from my friends that I've buried I don't think the helmet is going ...More >>
  • Man calls police due to suspicious package

    Man calls police due to suspicious package

    A man called the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department this morning fearing a suspicious package was a bomb. He described the package as having a battery pack and a blinking red light lying on his desk at his place job at the MSC Industrial Supply distribution center in Elkhart. The employee was concerned about the item and took it outside and threw it in a ditch on the north side of the business. Officers arrived and evacuated the immediate area as a precautionary measure.More >>
    A man called the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department this morning fearing a suspicious package was a bomb. He described the package as having a battery pack and a blinking red light lying on his desk at his place job at the MSC Industrial Supply distribution center in Elkhart. The employee was concerned about the item and took it outside and threw it in a ditch on the north side of the business. Officers arrived and evacuated the immediate area as a precautionary measure.More >>
  • Mishawaka Police warn you should check your bank accounts

    Mishawaka Police warn you should check your bank accounts

    The Mishawaka Police Department is warning people to check their bank accounts. Police say between Friday July 18th and Monday July 21st, "unknown suspects have been purchasing merchandise in large quantities at popular local businesses in the Grape Road and Main Street area." Police say you should check with your bank to make sure your accounts have not been compromised.More >>
    The Mishawaka Police Department is warning people to check their bank accounts. Police say between Friday July 18th and Monday July 21st, "unknown suspects have been purchasing merchandise in large quantities at popular local businesses in the Grape Road and Main Street area." Police say you should check with your bank to make sure your accounts have not been compromised.
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  • Elkhart County vehicle crash injures man

    Elkhart County vehicle crash injures man

    The Sheriff's Department is investigating a vehicle crash involving a motorcycle and a van at the intersection of State Road 13 and County Road 34. It happened at 1:48 in the afternoon.The motorcycle was traveling southbound on the state road when it collided with the van. The van was traveling eastbound on the county road and then turned onto the state road into the path of the motorcycle.The motorcyclist has severe injuries to his left leg and was not wearing a helmet.More >>
    The Sheriff's Department is investigating a vehicle crash involving a motorcycle and a van at the intersection of State Road 13 and County Road 34. It happened at 1:48 in the afternoon.The motorcycle was traveling southbound on the state road when it collided with the van. The van was traveling eastbound on the county road and then turned onto the state road into the path of the motorcycle.The motorcyclist has severe injuries to his left leg and was not wearing a helmet.More >>
  • Trial date set for man charged in deadly accident that killed a Mishawaka mother

    Trial date set for man charged in deadly accident that killed a Mishawaka mother

    A trial date was set Tuesday for the man charged for a fatal accident in Osceola that killed a Mishawaka mother of three.Kyle Papa, 23, was in court today facing three felony and two misdemeanor charges after an accident that left Amanda Ezra dead from severe head trauma. Prosecutors say Papa was intoxicated when he was driving the van Ezra was traveling in the early morning hours of June 15, and say he left the scene after Ezra, 24, suffered fatal injuries.More >>
    A trial date was set Tuesday for the man charged for a fatal accident in Osceola that killed a Mishawaka mother of three.Kyle Papa, 23, was in court today facing three felony and two misdemeanor charges after an accident that left Amanda Ezra dead from severe head trauma. Prosecutors say Papa was intoxicated when he was driving the van Ezra was traveling in the early morning hours of June 15, and say he left the scene after Ezra, 24, suffered fatal injuries.
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  • Michiana residents react to latest conflict in the Middle East

    Michiana residents react to latest conflict in the Middle East

    Michiana residents with ties to Middle East react to latest in conflictMichiana residents with ties to Middle East react to latest in conflict
    As the conflict builds, it becomes more and more stressful for people who have close ties to the Mideast. There are plenty of people here in Michiana with loved ones in the region.More >>
    As the conflict builds, it becomes more and more stressful for people who have close ties to the Mideast. There are plenty of people here in Michiana with loved ones in the region.
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  • Saint Joseph Department of Public Safety warns of possible scam

    Saint Joseph Department of Public Safety warns of possible scam

    The Department of Public safety is warning businesses of a possible scam. The person is calling businesses and saying they work for Indiana Michigan Power. A report was taken yesterday from a local business owner who received a call from a person claiming to be a representative for I&M. The caller informed the owner of a missed payment for their electric bill. The caller then said the power to their business would be shut off in 45 minutes unless the fee was paid in cash.More >>
    The Department of Public safety is warning businesses of a possible scam. The person is calling businesses and saying they work for Indiana Michigan Power. A report was taken yesterday from a local business owner who received a call from a person claiming to be a representative for I&M. The caller informed the owner of a missed payment for their electric bill. The caller then said the power to their business would be shut off in 45 minutes unless the fee was paid in cash.More >>
  • Update: Court documents describe charges filed against Millersburg Town Marshal for unauthorized possession of women's underwear

    Update: Court documents describe charges filed against Millersburg Town Marshal for unauthorized possession of women's underwear

    The Marshal of Millersburg, Indiana, David Keith Hathaway, was charged with two counts of criminal Conversion, a Class A misdemeanor by the Elkhart County Prosecuting Attorney.Conversation is the crime of exerting unauthorized control over property of another person.The Indiana State Police Investigation determined that in October 2013 and again in February 2014 had unauthorized possession of women's underwear belonging to another and for an unauthorized purpose.More >>
    The Marshal of Millersburg, Indiana, David Keith Hathaway, was charged with two counts of criminal Conversion, a Class A misdemeanor by the Elkhart County Prosecuting Attorney.Conversation is the crime of exerting unauthorized control over property of another person.The Indiana State Police Investigation determined that in October 2013 and again in February 2014 had unauthorized possession of women's underwear belonging to another and for an unauthorized purpose.More >>
  • Carbon Monoxide Awareness Press Conference being held in Syracuse

    Carbon Monoxide Awareness Press Conference being held in Syracuse

    The Turkey Creek Fire Territory will hold a press conference on carbon monoxide awareness tomorrow at 10:30 in the morning. This meeting is in light of the recent tragic death of a 12 year old Syracuse boy.Two gas powered generators were used in the residence, where the boy lived, as an alternative power source. Chief Mickey Scott, Turkey Creek Fire Territory, will explain sources of the deadly gas in the home.More >>
    The Turkey Creek Fire Territory will hold a press conference on carbon monoxide awareness tomorrow at 10:30 in the morning. This meeting is in light of the recent tragic death of a 12 year old Syracuse boy.Two gas powered generators were used in the residence, where the boy lived, as an alternative power source. Chief Mickey Scott, Turkey Creek Fire Territory, will explain sources of the deadly gas in the home.More >>
  • 2 Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down

    2 Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:54 AM EDT2014-07-23 11:54:21 GMT
    Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country's Defense Ministry.More >>
    Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country's Defense Ministry.More >>
  • Elkhart County Police Blotter 5-16-14

    Elkhart County Police Blotter 5-16-14

    Elkhart County Sheriff's DepartmentDaily activity blotter for Friday, May 16, 201426861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 4651714003187 05/14/2014Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft) OTHERBlotter:On 05-14-14 at 5:39am, John Schrock (32) of Schrock's Carpentry reported theft of company tools from a locked trailer on a jobsite at 13416 CR 38 between 1:00pm on 05-13-14 and 5:00am on 05-14-14. Several power tools were stolen from the trailer.Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, ...More >>
    Elkhart County Sheriff's DepartmentDaily activity blotter for Friday, May 16, 201426861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 4651714003187 05/14/2014Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft) OTHERBlotter:On 05-14-14 at 5:39am, John Schrock (32) of Schrock's Carpentry reported theft of company tools from a locked trailer on a jobsite at 13416 CR 38 between 1:00pm on 05-13-14 and 5:00am on 05-14-14. Several power tools were stolen from the trailer.Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, ...More >>
  • UPDATE: One killed, six injured in North Webster crash

    UPDATE: One killed, six injured in North Webster crash

    Police in Kosciusko County say a car accident has killed one person and injured six others, two of them critically.It happened around 3:30 Sunday afternoon on State Road 13 near North Webster. Police say Jeremy Valentine, 39, of Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, was killed on impact.
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    Police in Kosciusko County say a car accident has killed one person and injured six others, two of them critically.It happened around 3:30 Sunday afternoon on State Road 13 near North Webster. Police say Jeremy Valentine, 39, of Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, was killed on impact.
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  • Special report: "Screen time, your kids & violence"

    Special report: "Screen time, your kids & violence"

    Lindsay Helman is a mom of three and a 3rd grade teacher. So she has a unique perspective on screen time, seeing it as an incredible educational tool, but one that can be downright dangerous.More >>
    Lindsay Helman is a mom of three and a 3rd grade teacher. So she has a unique perspective on screen time, seeing it as an incredible educational tool, but one that can be downright dangerous. More >>
  • Elkhart City Council votes not to annex area 10 while other areas pass with little or no opposition

    Elkhart City Council votes not to annex area 10 while other areas pass with little or no opposition

    The Elkhart City Council met to vote on the annexation of six areas in Elkhart County in front of a crowded Council Chambers. The areas being voted on were Toledo Road and County Road 13, Beck Drive and County Road 17, State Road 19 and County Road 4, County Road 6 and County Road 7, 54230 County Road 5 and the controversial Toledo Road and County Road 17 area.More >>
    The Elkhart City Council met to vote on the annexation of six areas in Elkhart County in front of a crowded Council Chambers. The areas being voted on were Toledo Road and County Road 13, Beck Drive and County Road 17, State Road 19 and County Road 4, County Road 6 and County Road 7, 54230 County Road 5 and the controversial Toledo Road and County Road 17 area.
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  • Working-class whites lose voting dominance in Ohio

    Working-class whites lose voting dominance in Ohio

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:44 AM EDT2014-07-22 05:44:22 GMT
    For the first time, working-class whites make up less than half of Ohio's eligible voters, part of a demographic shift in a key Midwestern swing state that is pushing political parties to widen their appeal...More >>
    For the first time, working-class whites make up less than half of Ohio's eligible voters, part of a demographic shift in a key Midwestern swing state that is pushing political parties to widen their appeal beyond the...More >>
  • Man convicted of enslaving woman gets 30 years

    Man convicted of enslaving woman gets 30 years

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:10 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:10:57 GMT
    A man accused of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in northeast Ohio is set to be sentenced in federal court in Youngstown.More >>
    An Ohio man convicted along with his girlfriend of enslaving a mentally disabled woman for two years through intimidation, threats and abuse was sentenced Tuesday to 30 years in federal prison.More >>
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  • “Coffee on the Piazza” is coming up at the Ruthmere

    “Coffee on the Piazza” is coming up at the Ruthmere

    The Ruthmere Museum in Elkhart wants you to stop by for a visit!It'll hold its acoustic concert series “Coffee on the Piazza” on Saturday, July 26th from 9:30am to noon.The event will feature music by "Jonas Friddle The Majority” beginning at 10:00am. "Jonas Friddle and the Majority" have a huge sound that combines string quartet, horns, and rock and roll drums for a melody-filled, dance inspiring result.More >>
    The Ruthmere Museum in Elkhart wants you to stop by for a visit!It'll hold its acoustic concert series “Coffee on the Piazza” on Saturday, July 26th from 9:30am to noon.The event will feature music by "Jonas Friddle The Majority” beginning at 10:00am. "Jonas Friddle and the Majority" have a huge sound that combines string quartet, horns, and rock and roll drums for a melody-filled, dance inspiring result.
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  • The Clay Fire Territory is now accepting applications for the position of recruit firefighter

    The Clay Fire Territory is now accepting applications for the position of recruit firefighter

     The Clay Fire Territory is now accepting applications for the position of recruit firefighter.More >>
     The Clay Fire Territory is now accepting applications for the position of recruit firefighter.More >>
  • Severe motorcycle crashes spark helmet debate

    Severe motorcycle crashes spark helmet debate

    In the past 8 days there have 5 motorcycle crashes in Elkhart County. 3 of them have been fatal."Several of the crashes we end up with head injuries and even though it doesn't end up a fatality those people have long-term recovery and maybe even permanent damage when a helmet would have prevented that," says Under sheriff Sean Holmes of the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department. "I'm not an advocate for helmets, I'm just saying from my friends that I've buried I don't think the helmet is going ...More >>
    In the past 8 days there have 5 motorcycle crashes in Elkhart County. 3 of them have been fatal."Several of the crashes we end up with head injuries and even though it doesn't end up a fatality those people have long-term recovery and maybe even permanent damage when a helmet would have prevented that," says Under sheriff Sean Holmes of the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department. "I'm not an advocate for helmets, I'm just saying from my friends that I've buried I don't think the helmet is going ...More >>
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  • Notre Dame field turf being laid down in the stadium

    Notre Dame field turf being laid down in the stadium

     Notre Dame football began in 1887. Going into their 127th year of playing, they've been on artificial turf, field turf and even astro turf.  But never at home. To some, it would be like Knute Rockne wearing a wig.  For others, it's long overdue.  The announcement to eliminate real grass came at the Blue Gold game in April.  Monday was the first time we got to see the fake stuff in the Stadium.








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     Notre Dame football began in 1887. Going into their 127th year of playing, they've been on artificial turf, field turf and even astro turf.  But never at home. To some, it would be like Knute Rockne wearing a wig.  For others, it's long overdue.  The announcement to eliminate real grass came at the Blue Gold game in April.  Monday was the first time we got to see the fake stuff in the Stadium.

     

     

     






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  • St. Joe's Kelly Welsh commits to Wisconsin

    St. Joe's Kelly Welsh commits to Wisconsin

      Kelly Welsh has made her college choice.  The St. Joe Shortstop has verball committed to Wisconsin.  A 3 time All-NIC honoree, Welsh has a career .465 average.  She holds the Indians record for Stolen Bases.  She chose the Badgers over Northwestern, Pitt and Purdue.


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      Kelly Welsh has made her college choice.  The St. Joe Shortstop has verball committed to Wisconsin.  A 3 time All-NIC honoree, Welsh has a career .465 average.  She holds the Indians record for Stolen Bases.  She chose the Badgers over Northwestern, Pitt and Purdue.



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  • Kysre Gondrezick narrows college choice to 7

    Kysre Gondrezick narrows college choice to 7

    Benton Harbor Junior Kysre Gondrezick has narrowed her college choice down to 7 schools. UConn, Notre Dame, Baylor, Louisville, Maryland, South Carolina and Michigan State. Her older sister Kalabrya will be a senior at Benton Harbor next year and has already committed to play with the Spartans.Kysre is currently in Washington DC playing in the USJN AAU Tourney. Then Saturday she leaves for Georgia for the Nike Nationals. Her mother Lisa Harvey Gondrezick told FOX 28 that Kysre is "getting rec...More >>
    Benton Harbor Junior Kysre Gondrezick has narrowed her college choice down to 7 schools. UConn, Notre Dame, Baylor, Louisville, Maryland, South Carolina and Michigan State. Her older sister Kalabrya will be a senior at Benton Harbor next year and has already committed to play with the Spartans.Kysre is currently in Washington DC playing in the USJN AAU Tourney. Then Saturday she leaves for Georgia for the Nike Nationals. Her mother Lisa Harvey Gondrezick told FOX 28 that Kysre is "getting rec...More >>
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