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        P-H-M students make 3D printed prosthetic arm for third grade student Video included

        Wednesday was a special night for one little girl and the community that came together to make her feel like a princess. Engineering students at Penn High School gave the third grader a remarkable gift. Penn-Harris-Madison celebrated its very own mini Grace Kelly at a movie premiere themed party. Grace Hildreth is a third grader at Madison Elementary School. And she is the star of a story that should make her hometown proud. More>>

        Priest on Notre Dame faculty named in lawsuit alleging sexual abuse

        Virgilio Elizondo // University of Notre Dame Virgilio Elizondo // University of Notre Dame

        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>>

        Illinois man extradited to Indiana after alleged third of a million dollar heist

        Arturas Pivoris (Photo/Marshall County Prosecutor's Office) Arturas Pivoris (Photo/Marshall County Prosecutor's Office)

        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>>

        Mishawaka Police in testing phase with drones; Michigan State Police already using these eyes in the sky Video included

         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.

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        Toll Road operator finalizes purchase, promises $260 million investment

        Indiana Toll Road Indiana Toll Road

        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>>

        Berrien County soldier found dead at Fort Hood from apparent gunshot wound

        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>>

        UPDATE: Cause of death released for second man killed in Mishawaka triple shooting

        Police on scene Sunday at the Hideout Lounge // St. Joseph County Police Police on scene Sunday at the Hideout Lounge // St. Joseph County Police

        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>>

        Trial date set for Exom in domestic battery case

        Michael Exom (Image courtesy of Michiana CrimeStoppers) Michael Exom (Image courtesy of Michiana CrimeStoppers)

        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 injured in Fulton County school bus crash

        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>>

        4-H members can still participate in poultry projects despite ban on moving birds to county fair

        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>>

        Job report shows Indiana near all-time peak of employment

        More jobs are available this year. More jobs are available this year.

        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>>

        Elkhart business ordered to shut down for not paying more than $192,000 in taxes

        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>>

        Four people flee police, two discovered sleeping in truck bed of Warsaw policeman

        The location where officers made the arrest of the people in the truck. (Photo/Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department) The location where officers made the arrest of the people in the truck. (Photo/Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department)

        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>>

        Group hacks IRS online database, using tax information to file 15,000 false returns

        More than 100-thousand people had their personal information stolen from an IRS database. More>>

        Drivers revved up over Indiana's new left lane law Video included

        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>>

        National restaurant chain Houlihan's fires manager after Iraq war vet turned away because of his service dog

        (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.


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        Lawyers for suspect in "Slenderman" stabbing want their client tried in Wisconsin juvenile court

        (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>>

        Local group hopes to preserve Lincoln Highway

        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 showing LESS nudity as new strategy

        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.
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        How to give your absent-mind a boost

        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...
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        Free range parent suing the state of Maryland

        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>>

        Elkhart County youth partnership to help at-risk kids

        Twelve youth organizations in Elkhart County are coming together in an unprecedented partnership to help at-risk youth in the area.  More>>

        Mystery text can crash your iPhone

        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>>

        Done deal on Indiana toll road

        The ITR Concession Company (ITRCC) announced that there has been a financial close on the acquisition of the company by IFM investors. More>>

        Notre Dame Athletics at the top their class in the NCAA

        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>>

        FIFA officials arrested in raid; to face corruption charges in U.S.

        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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        • National restaurant chain Houlihan's fires manager after Iraq war vet turned away because of his service dog

          National restaurant chain Houlihan's fires manager after Iraq war vet turned away because of his service dog

          (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.

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          (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.


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        • Lawyers for suspect in "Slenderman" stabbing want their client tried in Wisconsin juvenile court

          Lawyers for suspect in "Slenderman" stabbing want their client tried in Wisconsin juvenile court

          (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 >>
          (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 >>
        • P-H-M students make 3D printed prosthetic arm for third grade student

          P-H-M students make 3D printed prosthetic arm for third grade student

          Wednesday was a special night for one little girl and the community that came together to make her feel like a princess. Engineering students at Penn High School gave the third grader a remarkable gift. Penn-Harris-Madison celebrated its very own mini Grace Kelly at a movie premiere themed party. Grace Hildreth is a third grader at Madison Elementary School. And she is the star of a story that should make her hometown proud.More >>
          Wednesday was a special night for one little girl and the community that came together to make her feel like a princess. Engineering students at Penn High School gave the third grader a remarkable gift. Penn-Harris-Madison celebrated its very own mini Grace Kelly at a movie premiere themed party. Grace Hildreth is a third grader at Madison Elementary School. And she is the star of a story that should make her hometown proud.More >>
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          Be sure to catch the FOX28 Golf Challenge every Wednesday night during FOX28 News at 10. Dean and Adam take on challengers from all over Michiana.More >>
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        • Relay for Life 2015

          Relay for Life 2015

          Where can you CELEBRATE cancer survivorship, REMEMBER loved ones lost, and FIGHT BACK against a disease that takes too much? At the American Cancer Society Relay For Life event in your community!More >>
          Where can you CELEBRATE cancer survivorship, REMEMBER loved ones lost, and FIGHT BACK against a disease that takes too much? At the American Cancer Society Relay For Life event in your community!More >>
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