A San Antonio-based priest who serves as an Endowed Professor on the Notre Dame faculty was named in a lawsuit alleging sexual abuse last week.In a case filed in Texas this past Friday, Fr. Virgilio Elizondo was accused of sexual abusing a minor while he served with the Archdiocese of San Antonio in 1983. More>>
An interstate investigation came to a close Wednesday after an Illinois man was arrested in connection with the alleged theft of two copper wire shipments from a Bremen business valued at almost a third of a million dollars. More>>
Amazon intends to use them as a fast delivery service, the military is using them, and now Mishawaka Police are doing test runs with drones. The Michigan State Police have gone a step further, already deploying drones in certain situations.
Wednesday marked the completion of the sale of the Toll Road to their new owners, IFM Investors.In a joint release, IFM and ITRCC announced the financial close of a deal originally announced in March. The Indiana Toll Road was placed on sale after ITRCC announced Chapter 11 bankruptcy last September. As part of the purchase, IFM announced plans to invest $260 million into the road over the next five years, particularly with safety upgrades in mind. More>>
Army officials released the name of a Berrien County soldier found dead on base at Fort Hood over the weekend.The Fort Hood Public Affairs office says 1st Lt. Dillon Lee Mitchell of Berrien Springs, was found dead Monday at his on-post residence. Officials say he died of an apparent gunshot wound, and the circumstances surrounding his death are still under investigation. More>>
An autopsy was completed Wednesday for the second man killed in a triple shooting outside a Mishawaka bar early Sunday morning.St. Joseph County Coroner Randy Magdalinski says an examination determined that 21-year-old Devin Johnson was killed by a gunshot wound to the head, but that the manner in which he suffered the wound is undetermined. More>>
A trial date was set Wednesday for man facing charges for violent crime in two separate counties.Michael Exom appeared in St. Joseph County Court Wednesday morning for Domestic Battery charges. He's accused of assaulting the mother of his three-year-old son, the same woman he's accused of shooting and critically wounding in Berrien County, where he faces charges of Attempted Murder. More>>
One student was treated for minor injuries after a school bus vs. passenger vehicle crash on State Rd. 25.The Fulton County Sheriff's Department says a Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation bus was stopped on State Rd. 25, east of County Rd. 350 E., where it was picking up students just after 7:30am. It was at that time police say the driver of a northbound passenger vehicle became distracted and struck the bus from behind. More>>
Indiana 4-H members will not be able to flock to the fair to show off their prized poultry this year.This comes after the State Board of Animal Health imposed a ban on moving poultry and other birds to events in hopes of preventing the spread of bird flu. This ban includes county fairs among other events. More>>
A new jobs report shows Indiana is less than 8,000 jobs away from the all-time peak of employment.The April 2015 Indiana Employment report shows Indiana's unemployment rate declined by 0.4 percent to 5.4 percent in April. More>>
An Elkhart business was court-ordered to close down operations until they pay their taxes.A release from the Indiana Attorney General said Pumpernickel Foods Inc., and its owner, David Ultery, had to shut down after Indiana sought and obtained court orders against the business for failing to remit retail sales tax or withholding tax in violation of Indiana law. More>>
Kosciusko County officers arrested four people Tuesday for fleeing law enforcement. What makes the arrests unusual is two of them came after a Warsaw police officer found two of them sacked out inside the bed of his personal truck. More>>
More than 100-thousand people had their personal information stolen from an IRS database. More>>
Faster drivers typically think the left lane is for them to pass all the slowpokes and trucks. Meanwhile, folks that drive the speed limit think the left lane is theirs because it's illegal to drive any faster. Who's right? More>>
(CNN)--The food chain Houlihan's has fired a manager in the Chicago area for turning away an army vet because of his service dog. Iraq and Afghanistan veteran Garrett Loughran says his Labradoodle "Hershey" helps him deal with PTSD.
(CNN)--Lawyers for one of the girls suspected in the "Slenderman" stabbing of a classmate are asking their client be tried in juvenile court. The request was at the center of a debate during a hearing Tuesday in a Wisconsin courtroom.Anissa Weier and Morgan Geyser are both accused in the attempted murder of a 12-year-old classmate. The girls allegedly lured their classmate into the woods, then stabbed her in order to impress a fictional internet character called "Slenderman." More>>
The Lincoln Highway was the United States first transcontinental highway. It connects New York to San Francisco, and now the Indiana Lincoln Highway Association (ILHA) is working to preserve it. More>>
Playboy magazine has a big problem... It hasn't made money in a decade. But now the brand has a plan to stay relevant, and it involves less skin. Nudity was revolutionary when Hugh Hefner launched Playboy 62 years ago... but it's not anymore.
Being forgetful as our hair goes gray doesn't mean we're losing it. Being absent minded is a part of normal aging, but here's what we can do to keep our wits about us as we get older...
There's new developments in the case of a Maryland couple dubbed the "free range parents." Their decision to let their young children walk city streets and play in parks unsupervised, has garnered national attention. Now, they are celebrating a partial victory in their battle against child protective services over their parenting."Relief and vindication," says Danielle Meitiv, who has spent the last six months worrying. After all, child protective services has been scrutinizing the way she an... More>>
Twelve youth organizations in Elkhart County are coming together in an unprecedented partnership to help at-risk youth in the area. More>>
One text message can crash anyone's iPhone. Here's how it works the text message contains specific Latin and Arabic characters. Once it's sent, the receiving iPhone crashes. It will come back on by itself in about 15 seconds, but users say it disables iMessage until you delete the conversation. Experts say the glitch could be caused by an error in how iPhones display incoming messages. The glitch was discovered by users of the forum website Reddit. Apple says it is working on a fix. More>>
The ITR Concession Company (ITRCC) announced that there has been a financial close on the acquisition of the company by IFM investors. More>>
A record 17 University of Notre Dame athletic teams earned perfect scores in the annual set of APR (Academic Progress Rate) statistics issued Wednesday by the NCAA, setting an institutional record. The perfect scores were more than any other at the NCAA FBS (Football Bowl Subdivision) level. Stanford came in second with 15 teams, followed by Northwestern (12), Boston College (10), and Duke (9).The 2015 report features APR data from the past four academic years: 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13, and ... More>>
The U.S. Justice Department is taking on FIFA. Swiss police arrested six top FIFA officials during an overnight raid Wednesday on charges of corruption. More>>
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