A LaPorte man has been charged with providing alcohol to a New Carlisle teenager whom doctors ruled died of acute intoxication. Matthew Eddy, 24, was charged with Furnishing Alcohol to a Minor, a felony, after police say he told them he purchased beer and vodka for a group of teenagers. St. Joseph County Prosecutor's report one of those teenagers was 18-year-old Andrew Torquino, who was found dead on Aug. 10 in New Carlisle.
You've probably already started your Labor Day weekend. The holiday's changed quite a bit since it was first officially celebrated 120 years ago...and the country's attitude towards labor has changed just as much. Ron DeWinter's Studebaker is more than just a car. It's a symbol of his family's work for the car maker. He says the US labor movement isn't what it once was. "We need to have unions to counter the big corporations," DeWinter said. More>>
As travelers head out for the holiday weekend the Indiana Department of Transportation is attempting to make traveling a little safer and more efficient. In a press release Friday INDOT announced they have filed a road work moratorium from Friday Aug. 29 until the morning hours of Tuesday, Sept. 2. INDOT said wherever possible, road restrictions would be removed to ease the traffic flow for holiday drivers. Some areas, however, will not be reopened due to safety concerns. You can find a list... More>>
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating an abducted child from the 1400 block of Henry Street in Indianapolis. Delano Wilson is a one month old black male. He weights about 12 pounds and has black hair with brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a dark blue colored baby onesie. More>>
Mishawaka Police have arrested two suspects involved in an armed robbery and home invasion Thursday, Mishawaka Police said in a press release Friday. On Thursday morning Mishawaka Police were dispatched to a burglary in progress. Police said when officers arrived at the scene they saw suspects running from the scene.
Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock submitted a letter of resignation Friday to Gov. Mike Pence, the treasurer's office said in a press release. The treasurer's term was scheduled to expire at the end of the year, but the resignation letter said Murdock was leaving office early to pursue other professional interests. The letter said some of those interests included helping Americans save for retirement and post high school education. In the press release, Mourdock noted the accomplishments of... More>>
Sturgis Fire Department firefighter Jason Snyder was fired following an internal investigation, the Fire Department said in a press release Friday. Court documents show Snyder is accused of criminal sexual conduct with his daughter's 16-year-old best friend. The Sturgis Fire Department said Snyder was put on non-paid administration leave earlier this month for violating Departmental General Orders. As a result of internal investigation Snyder was terminated on Friday, Aug. 29. The Sturgis Fir... More>>
The defense for Thomas Stevens filed a motion to suppress evidence Wednesday, alleging that South Bend Police wrongly searched his home in March after a violent altercation that left Stevens hospitalized. Stevens faces seven different charges after being arrested on the night of March 25.
UPDATE: Police have identified the moped driver killed this morning in an accident on County Rd. 38. Jennifer Myers, 24, of Millersburg was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say a helmet was found at the scene but they cannot confirm whether it was being worn by Myers. Police are still investigating. More>>
The trial date for Purvi Patel has been pushed back a fifth time.The St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office had their motion to add a charge of feticide approved by Judge Hurley on Tuesday. In response, Patel's defense motioned for a continuance to allow time to prepare for the new charges. That motion was granted, and on Friday the new trial was scheduled for Jan. 22. Patel is next due in court in December for her record date.
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>>
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>>
A teenager has pled guilty to murder for the shooting death of Anthony Perez. More>>
For the second time, South Bend police, prosecutors and community activists sat face-to-face with the people they say could either drive or end the violence in the city. At the Charles Martin Center on Thursday, police put all their cards on the table. They told some of the most influential gang and group members they have a choice. Either end the violence now, or risk your entire gang being put in the spotlight. More>>
Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had "outright lied" about its role and dangerously escalated the conflict. 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>>
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.
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.
President Barack Obama tamped down the prospect of imminent U.S. military action in Syria on Thursday, saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for degrading the violent militant group seeking to establish a caliphate in... More>>
University officials confirms senior Eliar Hardy is the 5th player being held out of practice and competition in connection with an academic fraud investigation.
With a self-imposed deadline looming, President Barack Obama said Thursday he still intends to act on his own to change immigration policies but stopped short of reiterating his past vows to act by end of summer. More>>
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.
Lakeshore beat BC Central 2-0 while St. Joseph rolled over Kalamazoo Central 48-7 on the opening night of Michigan high school football.More >>
Lakeshore beat BC Central 2-0 while St. Joseph rolled over Kalamazoo Central 48-7 on the opening night of Michigan high school football.
Tyler Roahrig had an accident in practice at Anderson Speedway in April. Doctors told him he wouldn't be able to walk until August. Tuesday at his shop in Inwood, FOX 28 talked to him and saw the progress that he had made during the summer. He hasn't been able to race, but the wreck hasn't taken away any of his enthusiasm or love for racing.More >>
Tyler Roahrig had an accident in practice at Anderson Speedway in April. Doctors told him he wouldn't be able to walk until August. Tuesday at his shop in Inwood, FOX 28 talked to him and saw the progress that he had made during the summer. He hasn't been able to race, but the wreck hasn't taken away any of his enthusiasm or love for racing.
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