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        Elkhart teen adjusts to life as convicted sex offender Video included

        Zach Anderson walked out of jail two weeks ago - and straight into the national spotlight.Anderson is a 19-year-old from Elkhart. He's also a convicted sex offender. His case was on the front page of the New York Times, was featured on last night's ABC News Nightline, and on Monday will be on CNN with Anderson Cooper More>>

        Goshen pastors write letter in support of LGBT amendment to civil rights ordinance Video included

        This letter to Goshen City Council is signed by 31 pastors in favor of an LGBT amendment to the city's civil rights ordinance. This letter to Goshen City Council is signed by 31 pastors in favor of an LGBT amendment to the city's civil rights ordinance.

        "I'm sure we'd have more if we had more time to circulate it." Pastor Karl Shelly said.Shelly is talking about this letter asking the Goshen City Council to add LGBT residents to the city's civil rights ordinance. More>>

        16-year-old arrested, charged in Francisco Guzman killing

        A second person has been arrested and charged in connection in the 2014 shooting death of Francisco Guzman. The St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office confirms a 16-year-old boy was arrested this week and was charged with Felony Murder and Attempted Armed Robbery in the death of Guzman. These charges come alongside the arrest of Armonne Tobar late Wednesday night. Tobar, 21, is also charged with Murder in Guzman's death. More>>

        Find out when schools start in Michiana

        We've compiled a list of school start dates to help you out as students get ready to go back to class. If you see a school district missing, please email us at fox28news@fox28.com If you want more back to school information, visit our back to school resources here. More>>

        St. Joseph County Family Justice Center looking for volunteers

        St. Joseph County Family Justice Center looking for volunteers

        The Family Justice Center of South Bend needs volunteers willing to be victim advocates. The SOS Coordinator of the center is letting Volunteers will help victims and survivors of sexual and domestic violence.  More>>

        Elkhart County 4-H Fair Swine Club Member's hard work creates $17,000 donation for charity Video included

        It's not every day that a teenager can come up with a way to make a donation to charity worth more than $17,000.  You would have to hold a lot of bake sales or run a lemonade stand for years. More>>

        Planned Parenthood passes state investigation

        Planned Parenthood abortion clinics in Indiana handle fetal tissue in compliance with state regulations, according to an investigation by state health officials. Gov. Mike Pence ordered a state-wide investigation after undercover videos sponsored by an anti-abortion group showed Planned Parenthood officials talking about how they use organs from aborted fetuses for research. More>>

        Do you have to stop for that school bus? Indiana State Police provides guidance

        Indiana Augusts bring hot weather, the State Fair and the start of a new school year. The Indiana State Police has some reminders on Indiana law concerning school buses. More>>

        Alleged hit-man charged with murder one year after deadly shooting in South Bend

        Nearly a year to the day after a South Bend man was gunned down at a home on West Huron Street, prosecutors have charged Arremone Tobar with murder.  Police say they responded to the home on August 3, 2014 where they found Francisco Javier Guzman suffering from gunshot wounds. More>>

        Michigan panel recommends allowing marijuana for autism

        LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan would become the first state to allow medical marijuana for children with severe autism if an official follows the recommendation of a state panel.The Michigan Medical Marijuana Review Panel voted 4-2 Friday to recommend autism as a condition that qualifies for marijuana.  More>>

        Compton Family Ice Arena evacuated for ammonia leak

        Fire crews on scene at the Compton Family Ice Arena Fire crews on scene at the Compton Family Ice Arena

        Notre Dame's Compton Family Ice Arena was evacuated for almost an hour and a half Friday afternoon after a report of an ammonia leak. University officials say the leak was detected in the mechanical room of the arena just after noon. Director of Media Relations Sue Lister says the building was evacuated in response and the leak was contained to the room.  More>>

        Indiana lawmakers send letters to USDA urging disaster declaration due to excessive rainfall

        Indiana lawmakers sent letters to the USDA, urging the agency to grant a disaster declaration for the counties in Indiana that were hit hardest by this year’s excessive rainfall.In the letters,the lawmakers, including U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly, Governor Mike Pence, Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann and Indiana FSA State Executive Director Julia Wickard, wrote that the excessive rainfall has caused irreparable damage to planted fields and caused others to be unplantable.... More>>

        Oklahoma police body camera captures confrontation of mother, after toddler is left in a hot van Video included

        A police officer's body camera captures the gut-wrenching moments, as a woman is confronted with the fact she left her toddler inside a hot van. More>>

        VIDEO: Images from the event marking the 70th anniversary of the sinking of the USS Indianapolis Video included

        70 years ago this week, the USS Indianapolis was sunk by a Japanese submarine just after its crew of 1,196 delivered the bomb that would end World War II.  Despite sending out S.O.S. signals, the Navy never reported them lost at sea.  More>>

        Safety tips for high school athletes

        With summer vacation quickly coming to a close students are starting to hit the field and gym for sports practices. Physicians are encouraging student-athletes to take the proper steps to prevent injuries. More>>

        Saturday's "Get Wet for a Vet" helps Millers Homeless Veterans Center

        It's a great time and a great cause! It's the 3nd Annual event of "Get Wet for a Vet". The first year, the event raised $8,207.00, and in 2014, it reached it's goal, and donated $15,000.00. This year, "Get Wet for a Vet" has raised the bar with a goal of $25,000.00. The donation is used for our "Rising Veterans" efforts to support the on-going educational, employment, and housing needs for homeless veterans moving into permanent housing.This ev... More>>

        World Health Organization: New Ebola vaccine is promising

        (FOX28) -- A newly developed Ebola vaccine is said to be "highly effective" -- according to the World Health Organization.  More>>

        Patients in rural Arizona treated by robot-doc created by Chicago company

        (CNN)--Dr. Luciano Fochesatto is seeing a patient who lives in Arizona.  Fochesatto practices medicine from his Chicago-area home. A robot Dr. Fochesatto is a teledoctor practicing telemedicine. More>>

        Chicago bans plastic bags at major area stores

        CHICAGO, Ill. (FOX28) -- If you're planning a trip to Chicago in the near future, you probably won't be seeing many plastic bags anymore. More>>

        Gov. Pence leads 'Ride with the Governor' in Indianapolis

        INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (FOX28)-- Governor Mike Pence revved up his Harley Davidson today for the "Ride with the Governor" event.  More>>

        Tom Brady smashed his cellphone...if you want a new phone, should you do the same?

        The New England Patriots' "deflategate" controversy about under-inflated balls that benched quarterback Tom Brady for four games has raised a new issue, how best to bench your old cell phones. There's a lot of focus on how and why Brady got rid of his phone. So, what do the experts say you should do when it's time to upgrade? More>>

        Fallen Officer Scholarship Ride for local high school seniors at South Bend Police Department

        Fallen Officer Scholarship Ride is here in South Bend to celebrate the lives of fallen heroes and the future of children. The ride is set for August 1, starts at 2:00 p.m. and stops at two different locations along the route. More>>

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        • Huppert's Home Town

          Huppert's Home Town

          During the month of July, FOX28's Dean Huppert is taking you to some of Michiana's best home towns. There is much more to explore in your home town. Check back every week to see where Dean goes next.More >>
        • Golf Challenge

          Golf Challenge

          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 >>
          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.
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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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