South Bend is considering a comprehensive smoking ban ordinance that would prevent people from smoking in any indoor business, including bars and clubs. More>>
A very emotional news conference for the family of both Jodi Parrack and Raymond McCann. The mother of Jodi Parrack, once known as Valerie, but now goes by Jo, stood along side her niece Alea Holliday, friend Robin Bowen, sister Kristy Pearson, and the sister-in-law to Raymond McCann, Julie McCann. More>>
You shouldn't have to think twice when you're drinking water from your tap, but for many in Granger and other areas of St. Joe County it isa constant concern. Health experts have found high levels of nitrates in water drawn from wells. A group has been working to help solve the problem. It's called the Drinking Water Protection Working Group. They met Wednesday to discuss the problem. Notre Dame Emeritus Professor of Biology Ronald Hellenthal is a member of the group. "It's not a simple thing... More>>
Singer-songwriter Kenny Loggins is set to perform at the Indiana Republican Convention in Fort Wayne. More>>
A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip. More>>
After being suspended from Notre Dame in January, there was some concern whether or not shooting guard Jerian Grant would in fact return to campus or forgo his eligibility and enter the NBA draft. Wednesday Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey put to rest any rumors that Jerian would declare for the draft. More>>
Mayor Dick Moore presented the Key to the City to Paul Randall on Wednesday at Hubbard Hill Estates Retirement Community. Mr. Randall is 96 years old amd who served in World War II, but he still competes in a national rowing competition. More>>
Additional charges have been filed against two men accused in the death of a 12-year-old Benton Township girl last weekend. The Benton Charter Township Police Department announced Wednesday that Jakeeme Griffin and Juan Hassel Jr. have each been charged with assault with intent to murder and felony firearms. More>>
A convicted multiple killer who broke out of a Michigan prison in February has been arraigned on escape, carjacking and kidnapping charges. More>>
A judge has turned down a request from the man charged with killing a fellow Purdue University student during a classroom attack that he be allowed to fire his defense attorney and represent himself in court. More>>
April is National Donate Life Month and Memorial Hospital is celebrating with a Donate Life Program and Donor Registration Drive. Currently, more than 120,000 men, women and children are waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant in the United States. In Indiana alone, there are more than 1,500 people. More>>
South Bend Regional Airport is going from a regional airport to an International Airport. Airport officials announced Wednesday that international flights are in the works for Mexico and Bahamas, and they are looking into future flights to Europe, including Ireland. More>>
Notre Dame's second annual "Tip-Off For Heart" event is happening today. The American Heart Association is once again teaming up with the University of Notre Dame's head coach of the men's basketball team, Mike Brey. It's happening today at Purcell Pavillion at the Joyce Center.The event's goal is to raise awareness surrounding men's heart health and it is part of the local "Men of Heart" initiative. More>>
Today is clean your files day. The City of South Bend, Central Files, Inc., Integral/WasteAway, and the Solid Waste Management District of St. Joseph County have teamed up to help you shred and recycle your unwanted files, free of charge.If you're ready to make some extra room on your desk, just head over to the former Hall of Fame gridiron. They are there to help you out from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm.
South Bend leaders are reacting to a violent milestone. The latest shooting, Monday night, marked the 30 in the city this year. There have been seven homicides since January 1.The South Bend Common Council's Health and Public Safety committee met Tuesday and a big concern that came up is manpower on the police force. More>>
Initial hearing dates have been set for the eight people charged in connection to the death of 2-year-old John Swoveland of South Bend. More>>
Clay Township fire crews called in multiple crews to battle a late night house fire. It happened Tuesday night around 11:15 p.m. on Pam Dr.Dispatchers say by 2:15 a.m. Wednesday morning, the fire was mostly clear with just one crew on the scene to watch for hotspots. More>>
The Irish Women's Basketball Banquet was one last chance for Notre Dame's winningest senior class in school history to say goodbye to the fans that have cheered them on these past four years. "It is sad, but it's also bittersweet because I know there's so much ahead, but I also don't want to leave such a great place behind," said 2013-14 team MVP Kayla McBride. "Notre Dame has done so much for me as a person, as a basketball player. It's something that I'll cherish for the rest of my life. Bu... More>>
The Mishawaka High School hall monitor accused of sexual misconduct with a student, was in court Tuesday.Ryan Mouch's trial date was set for August 11th. The 25 year-old defendant asked the court for permission to reside in Ohio as the case progresses.
Police are investigating a shooting on the west side of South Bend.It happened a little after 9pm Monday night near the intersection of Western Avenue and Kosciuszko Street. More>>
A 50-year-old Winona Lake man has been charged with raping a 17-year-old Warsaw girl. More>>
A woman who successfully sued the University of Michigan over racial preferences says the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold a state ban on using race in university admissions is a "great victory" for voters and... More>>
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved disaster aid for 19 Indiana counties hit by a January storm that brought paralyzing snow and frigid readings. More>>
The Supporting Manufacturers and Regional Talent (SMART) program is holding a graduation ceremony, Tuesday evening.It will be at the Colfax Auditorium in the St. Joseph County Library in South Bend at 6:00pm.This is the first class to graduate from the program. SMART trains 48 people through a twelve week course to get their Certified Production Technician certification.The City of South Bend says the certification allows people to get jobs in manufacturing and also gives employers a stronger... More>>
Ivy Tech wants to turn the old College Football Hall of Fame building into the new home for their culinary education program. According to the South Bend Mayor's office, Ivy Tech and the City of South Bend have reached an agreement to try to convert the 52,000-square-foot building into the Ivy Tech Culinary Arts Food Education Center. More>>
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