A second man will be sentenced in the killing of two-year-old John Swoveland, after reaching a plea agreement just before his trial started. Tarez Buchanon was scheduled to begin his trial Monday for charges of Murder, Attempted Murder as well as a sentencing enhancement for committing a felony while being a member of a gang. According to state records, Buchanon and his attorney submitted a written agreement to plea guilty to a count of Attempted Murder. More>>
Rioters looted stores and hurled rocks and bricks at Baltimore police Monday, injuring several officers just hours after thousands mourned the man who died after suffering a severe spinal injury in police custody. More>>
St. Joseph County police have positively identified a man's body found Friday, April 24th in Mishawaka. More>>
Police say the 25-year-old man killed Sunday morning in a car vs. pedestrian crash was sitting in the roadway when he was struck.The Cass County Sheriff's Department says their investigation into crash that killed 25-year-old Duke Gowens on M-40 north of Withers St. showed that he was sitting in the northbound lane when the driver of the car was unable to stop and avoid him. More>>
A wanted man from Pierceton was arrested Monday afternoon after he was tasered at the end of a brief footchase.39-year-old Kevin Michael Hall was arrested for allegedly violating felony probation in Whitley County. Officers from the Kosciusko County Drug Task Force, Syracuse Police, Indiana State Police and the Kosciusko Sheriff's Department apprehended Hall after he fled from a semi in Syracuse and led police on a foot pursuit. More>>
Police in Elkhart are working with Elkhart Community Schools to investigate, after a teen student was found to have a gun at Pierre Moran Middle School. More>>
The LaPorte Community School Corporation reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Education Monday to make changes after a Title IX complaint involving sexually predatory behavior and sexual harassment of female high school volleyball players.A news release from the U.S. department of Education said the corporation violated Title IX when the corporation failed to respond to reports of a volleyball coach sexually harassing members of the girls' volleyball team in 2007 and 2008. The coa... More>>
(CNN) After months of debate and delay, Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as the nation's Attorney General. She will be the first African American Female to hold that post. More>>
Two people face preliminary meth charges after officers saw them cook meth outside a Kosciusko County residence.A news release from The Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department said officers from the Kosciusko County Drug Task Force went to the residence Friday along with members of the Warsaw Police Narcotics unit after an anonymous tip of potential methamphetamine manufacturing. More>>
For Chicagoans, getting around the city this week is going to be annoying, with the NFL Draft, landing in the Windy City for the week. The 2015 NFL Draft kicks off Thursday night at the Auditorium Theatre and runs through Saturday. Crews are putting the finishing touches on "Draft Town" that's set to consume Grant Park, just off Michigan Avenue.
West Lafayette- Purdue University's Military Family Research Institute (MFRI), was awarded a $3.5 million grant from Lilly Endowment Saturday. More>>
Motorists saw average gas prices above $2.50 nationwide over the weekend.A news release from AAA said Sunday's national average of $2.53 per gallon represented an increase of 8 cents per gallon in comparison to last Sunday. More>>
(CNN) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says three people have died after falling ill from bacteria linked to products from Blue Bell Creameries. More>>
People in Texas came together Saturday, to pray for Blue Bell Creameries. They held a prayer vigil in the town of Brenham, just northwest of Houston, where the company employs 800 people.The event was organized by the Washington County Chamber of Commerce, and around 200 people participated. Last week, the company voluntarily recalled all of its products due to Listeria fears.Howard Kruse, the President Emeritus of Blue Bell says, "I can assure you that this situation whatever is the problem ... More>>
A new pet recall means dog owners will want to check the treat drawer.Nylabone dog chews sold in a Puppy Starter Kit are being recalled for possible salmonella contamination. More>>
Here's a question you don't hear often: Is it a church or really a swingers club? That's what a community in Tennessee is asking about one establishment, that's coming soon to their neighborhood.A building owner proposed a swingers club called "The Social Club" in Nashville, but a new ordinance blocked the plans. In the wake of it, the owners have filed new paperwork to renovate the building for a church. According to a flyer, The United Fellowship Center will honor all members of "The Social... More>>
White House officials are among those expected at Monday's funeral for Freddie Gray. He died in police custody earlier this month, setting off several days of protests.Friends and family of Gray gathered a Baltimore Church Sunday to remember the 25 year old, one day before his funeral service. Gray suffered a fatal spine injury while in the custody of the Baltimore P.D. His death triggered a slew of questions and outrage.Rev. Jamal Bryant of Empowerment Temple says in a profound statement, "H... More>>
There's a lot of buzz surrounding a movie shoot in New Mexico, but it's probably not the kind of attention, Adam Sandler was hoping for.Several Native American actors walked off the set of his new movie, saying they felt offended and disrespected. Hatuck Hill says he's always been a fan of Adam Sandler's movies. So he and his dad - David -signed up to play Native American extras in "The Ridiculous Six".After spending time on the set, they say the movie's jokes about Native culture, turned dis... More>>
It's Bruce Jenner in transition. The Olympic Gold Medalist brings gender identity into the public spotlight, as he unveils his secret life as a woman. He sat down with ABC's Diane Sawyer, in an interview that aired Friday night, to explain his personal journey."My brain is much more female than it is male. It's hard for people to understand but that's what my soul is." Bruce Jenner, the Olympic Gold Medalist turned reality star, confirmed the tabloid speculation, that he's transitioning from ... More>>
Whether or not Brian Williams will return to "NBC Nightly News" is still up in the air.It's been reported that the network won't be announcing any decision about the anchorman's future for several weeks.NBC's annual presentation to advertisers, is scheduled to take place on May 11th. Williams has been off the air for nearly 3 months. He was suspended without pay, because of a scandal about his exaggerations, relating to an Iraq War Mission in 2003. The suspension is scheduled to end in August... More>>
Cops, Coffee and Conversation is an event where you can sit down and enjoy a nice cup of coffee or some casual conversation with cops from the area. More>>
It's news people in Monore County, Michigan feared. A body found last week is that of 22-year-old Chelsea Bruck. More>>
By The Associated Press The death toll climbed above 3,700 on Monday, two days after a magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck central Nepal and surrounding regions. More>>
Six shots were fired early Saturday morning, according to Indiana State Police. Troopers were out on foot patrol when they saw a fight break out in a parking lot across from the football stadium. As troopers ran towards to lot to break up the fight, they heard three shots ring out near the middle of the fight. Two more shots were fired as troopers ran across the street, dodging party goers fleeing from the scene. More>>
Former Indiana State Police Sgt. Tim McCarthy could not think of a better venue to deliver his final safety message than the annual unveiling of the Notre Dame shirt. More>>
South Bend- Members of the community held a fundraiser for The Kitchen, South Bend's only skatepark, to save it from bankruptcy. More>>
A college campus is in mourning over one of their own. Less than two weeks shy of graduation, police say Indiana University student Hannah Wilson, 22, was brutally murdered.On Friday troopers found her body, just seven hours after she died. Saturday an autopsy revealed Wilson died from blunt force trauma to the back of the head. Injuries on her hands suggest she tried to protect herself. More>>
"Just something about being on the water. " Allison Starr said.
The Starrs and Vollmers are going out for their maiden voyage of the season. More>>
Like most kids, Tyler Allman loves baseball. However, Tyler can't play the game anymore because of a rare terminal condition known as Batten's disease. More>>
The head of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Elkhart County is stepping down. Executive Director Stephanie A. Patka announced her resignation Friday. Her last day will be April 30. More>>
(CNN) The camera was rolling as CNN affiliate WGNO captured this happening during severe storms Monday morning.Strong winds literally forced some train cars off the elevated tracks in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. Amazingly no injuries were reported.The New Orleans public belt tells WGNO that the rail cars were empty and did not contain any hazardous materials. More>>
A series of open houses held by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry is giving you the chance to be heard. An open house will be held at Owen-Putnam State Forest and those in attendance will be able to share their views on the way state forests are being operated. More>>
An Indianapolis man was killed on Sunday after being involved in a crash on the city's South side. Indiana State Police say the crash happened around 5:30pm near the Keystone Avenue ramp on I-65 Northbound. More>>
A man is arrested in connection with a stabbing over the weekend in North Manchester. 30-year-old Nathaniel Baston was taken to the Wabash County Jail on a felony charge of aggravated battery. More>>
The 24th annual Project D.A.R.E. of Marshall County banquet is set for Thursday May 21, 2015.
Hogs RV's. Sunroofs and oil. Here are the NHTSA recalls for the week of April 27th, 2015. More>>
Winning a scholarship is as easy as hosting an American Red Cross blood drive through the “Leaders Save Lives” program.
Two Indiana cities rank in the top 50 of best cities to start a business.
The American Cancer Society invites the entire family, especially the dogs, for Bark For Life. Bark For Life is a noncompetitive walk event for dogs and their owners to raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society's fight against cancer.
Indiana escapes the top 10 when it comes to states identity theft, but it doesn't mean the Hoosier state is in the clear. In 2014, the state Attorney General's office received more than 1,300 identity theft related complaints. More>>
As May approaches, so does Stroke Awareness Month. The National Stoke Association want women to know about a national survey by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. It shows most women don't know the risks or symptoms females face when it comes to having a stroke.
The 8th Annual Coloring Contest for Humane Society of St. Joseph County is underway. More>>
A second Day of Giving is set to celebrate at Purdue University with the first "Boiler Bash." The celebration will include a zip line, inflatables, live music, food and more festivities. More>>
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Plymouth Speedway is set to open with the Cabin Fever race Saturday night if the weather allows it. Irish Saunders and Ed Kennedy are happy with higher walls, new clay and the hard work the crew has put in. It's the 3rd season for the dirt surface after decades of running on asphalt. There will be a number of Saturday night shows. Steve Kinser will come in for a May race. And the World of Outlaws will make their Plymouth debut in October.More >>
Plymouth Speedway is set to open with the Cabin Fever race Saturday night if the weather allows it. Irish Saunders and Ed Kennedy are happy with higher walls, new clay and the hard work the crew has put in. It's the 3rd season for the dirt surface after decades of running on asphalt. There will be a number of Saturday night shows. Steve Kinser will come in for a May race. And the World of Outlaws will make their Plymouth debut in October.