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        South Bend Silver Hawks switch affiliation to Chicago Cubs

        The South Bend Silver Hawks franchise will have a new affiliation. The Chicago Cubs announced Thursday they have signed a Player Development Contract with the South Bend franchise to serve as their Single-A Midwest League affiliate team. The contract is expected to run through 2018. More>>

        Vote counting begins in Scotland on independence Video included

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        Excitement vied with apprehension as Scottish voters went to the polls Thursday in a referendum on independence, deciding whether to dissolve a 307-year union with England that brought prosperity but has increasingly felt... More>>

        Tentative agreement reached for state domestic violence funding Video included

        UPDATE: The South Bend YWCA tells FOX28 that the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV) and the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI) have reached a tentative agreement on funding for next year. The ICADV's plans to attend Friday's ICJI meeting and voice concerns about funding have been canceled. More>>

        US: Syrian rebel training may take 12 months

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        Moderate Syrian rebels, once they are made battle-ready by a U.S.-led coalition, may be asked to help restore the border between Syria and Iraq that Islamic State group militants have effectively wiped out, the top... More>>

        IU honors grad student killed in Ukraine crash

        BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - A posthumous doctoral degree has been given to the family of an Indiana University student among those killed when a jetliner was shot down over Ukraine. The parents, sister and brother of Karlijn Keijzer (KAHR'-lyn KYT'-zur) traveled from the Netherlands to Bloomington this week to visit places where she spent time during her years as a graduate student in chemistry. The 25-year-old Keijzer also had been a member of IU's women's rowing team and a rowing shell named ... More>>

        Small plane crash reported near Monroe Co. Airport

        Authorities are investigating a plane crash at Monroe County Airport near Bloomington More>>

        Elkhart air show kicks off Thursday

        Looking to the skies this weekend, you'll be seeing a lot of unfamiliar planes flying around, because the Elkhart Air Show kicks off Thursday!
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        Crime overall down in South Bend but violent crime remains up

        The South Bend Police department released the August crime report Wednesday, reporting a slight drop in crime overall. While crime overall is down in South Bend, but the number of violent crimes continues to be on the rise. More>>

        Starke County man found dead after apparent hit-and-run

        A Starke County man was found dead after what police say was likely a hit-and-run.Starke County Sheriff's Department officers found the body of Christopher Howard Tuesday evening long US-30, west of 5t Rd. 23 in Grovertown. They said his body was found near his car, which was found wrecked near the intersection of 900 E and 500 N. Police report they found footprints walking away from his vehicle.
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        Scarletta coming to the Lerner Theatre

        The Nashville country trio Scarletta will perform Thursday night at the Lerner Theatre in Elkhart.Scarletta, which was recently named a "Top Trio in Nashville" by Nashville Lifestyles magazine, has been touring the country to share their newest EP, a release by the group said.Emilee Allan, Nathan Stoops and Benji Harris, the performers behind Scarletta, appeared Thursday morning on the FOX28 morning show to preview one of their songs. For information about the group's performance Thursday ni... More>>

        Expansions planned at 2 Indiana RV factories

        A company is planning expansion projects at two recreational vehicle factories in northern Indiana. More>>

        Man found dead along northern Indiana highway

        Police in northern Indiana say a man was found dead after being hit by a vehicle about a mile from where he left his wrecked truck. More>>

        Woman killed in St. Joseph County accident identified

        Scene of the crash at SR 2 & Quince Rd. Scene of the crash at SR 2 & Quince Rd.

        Police say one woman is dead after a Wednesday morning car vs. semi-truck accident in St. Joseph County. St. Joseph County Sheriff's Department Lt. Matt Blank says one woman is confirmed to be dead after a westbound semi struck a southbound car near the intersection of SR 2 and Quince Rd. More>>

        Part of Elkhart neighborhood put on EPA Superfund list

        Groundwater tainted with chemicals is making the water undrinkable in an Elkhart neighborhood.
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        Ride Indiana begins 500 mile bike trip to raise money for military families Video included

        The first annual Ride Indiana fundraiser features 13 bike riders taking a five day, 500 mile trip from Warsaw to Indianapolis. The event is raising money for Indiana military members and their families.
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        Michiana voters react to Pence's abortion ban Video included

        IUSB students registered to vote on campus on Wednesday IUSB students registered to vote on campus on Wednesday

        Governor Mike Pence is in the national spotlight again. This time because of a letter he sent to South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham pushing for a national ban on abortion after 20 weeks.He sent that letter back in April, but it leaked yesterday.The state of Indiana already outlaws abortion after 20 weeks except in "extreme cases," such as rape and incest. But the push to make that ban national is now igniting a heated political debate. More>>

        UPDATE: Gas leak in Benton Township leaves residents out of their homes

        UPDATE: Residents affected by Tuesday's gas leak in Benton Township remain displaced as TransCanada investigates the cause of the leak. More>>

        House grudgingly approves arms for Syrian rebels

        Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at conference on ISIS strategy Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at conference on ISIS strategy

        WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled House voted grudgingly to give the administration authority to train and arm Syrian rebels on Wednesday as President Barack Obama emphasized anew that American forces "do not and will not have a combat mission" in the struggle against Islamic State militants in either Iraq or Syria. More>>

        Consumer Price Index shows prices down in August

        The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers report was released Wednesday, showing prices in the Midwest have declined a fifth of a percent in August, but remain higher throughout the year.A large part of the drop in price, Regional Commissioner Charlene Peiffer said, can be attributed to the fall in gas prices. The press release by the Bureau of Labor Statistics said overall energy costs went down but the index for food prices went up. You can read the full report at http://bit.ly/ZqpF9... More>>

        FedEx to add 50,000 seasonal jobs

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        Growth in online shopping is boosting profit at FedEx, and the company plans to hire more than 50,000 extra workers to handle what is shaping up as another record year for holiday-season package deliveries. More>>

        Indiana residents can turn in old, unwanted drugs

        INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana residents can get rid of their expired or unwanted prescription drugs at dozens of locations around the state next week. More>>

        UPDATE: Murder charges filed Wednesday in fatal Elkhart County shooting Video included

        UPDATE: Elkhart County Prosecutor Curtis Hill says two formal murder charges have been filed Wednesday morning. More>>

        UPDATE: Kosciusko County Police locate stabbing suspect

        The Kosciusko County police are investigating a stabbing incident in Warsaw. The Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department released a statement saying the stabbing occurred at the Green Acres Mobile Home Park. It states 28-year-old Viviana Arias was attacked by her husband, 35-year-old Avundio Lozano with a kitchen knife. Officers were told Arias was stabbed following an argument with her husband. She was treated for stab wounds to her arms and face and remains hospitalized in serious, but stable... More>>

        Pedestrian killed in Starke County

        A man was killed in Starke County after he was struck by a vehicle.Detective Rob Olejniczak says it happened a little after 2am on U.S. 30 near State Road 23.Police are not releasing the name of the victim but they will say he was a white man in his 30s.Police are looking for the driver.If you have any information on this investigation please contact the Starke County Sheriff's Department. More>>

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        • Tentative agreement reached for state domestic violence funding

          Tentative agreement reached for state domestic violence funding

          UPDATE: The South Bend YWCA tells FOX28 that the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV) and the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI) have reached a tentative agreement on funding for next year. The ICADV's plans to attend Friday's ICJI meeting and voice concerns about funding have been canceled.More >>
          UPDATE: The South Bend YWCA tells FOX28 that the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV) and the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI) have reached a tentative agreement on funding for next year. The ICADV's plans to attend Friday's ICJI meeting and voice concerns about funding have been canceled.More >>
        • IU honors grad student killed in Ukraine crash

          IU honors grad student killed in Ukraine crash

          BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - A posthumous doctoral degree has been given to the family of an Indiana University student among those killed when a jetliner was shot down over Ukraine. The parents, sister and brother of Karlijn Keijzer (KAHR'-lyn KYT'-zur) traveled from the Netherlands to Bloomington this week to visit places where she spent time during her years as a graduate student in chemistry. The 25-year-old Keijzer also had been a member of IU's women's rowing team and a rowing shell named ...More >>
          BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - A posthumous doctoral degree has been given to the family of an Indiana University student among those killed when a jetliner was shot down over Ukraine. The parents, sister and brother of Karlijn Keijzer (KAHR'-lyn KYT'-zur) traveled from the Netherlands to Bloomington this week to visit places where she spent time during her years as a graduate student in chemistry. The 25-year-old Keijzer also had been a member of IU's women's rowing team and a rowing shell named ...More >>
        • Can't pay for lunch? Throw it away - Westville Elementary changes lunch policy

          Can't pay for lunch? Throw it away - Westville Elementary changes lunch policy

          Westville Elementary is changing their school policy on lunches after a 6th grader was forced to throw away her hot lunch due to low funds in her account.More >>
          Westville Elementary is changing their school policy on lunches after a 6th grader was forced to throw away her hot lunch due to low funds in her account.
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        • Troy's Big Win

          Troy's Big Win

          At the Wawasee cross-country meet Tuesday, the athletes showed that being a winner can mean more than crossing the finish line first.More >>
          At the Wawasee cross-country meet Tuesday, the athletes showed that being a winner can mean more than crossing the finish line first.More >>
        • Troy's Big Win

          Troy's Big Win

        • St. Joseph and Lakeshore ready for "War on the Shore"

          St. Joseph and Lakeshore ready for "War on the Shore"

            Friday night Southwest Michigan will be a buzz with the War on the Shore. It's Lakeshore and St. Joe going at it in this years instant classic.  FOX 28 Adam Shear traveled to both schools today to give us a preview.


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            Friday night Southwest Michigan will be a buzz with the War on the Shore. It's Lakeshore and St. Joe going at it in this years instant classic.  FOX 28 Adam Shear traveled to both schools today to give us a preview.



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