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        UPDATE: Concord girls JV soccer coach suspended after allegations of sexual relationship with student Video included

        A former Concord High School JV assistant soccer coach faces charges of child seduction after an allegations of a sexual relationship with a student.
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        South Bend adds "book huts" for readers on northwest side of city

        South Bend added new mini-libraries, or "book huts" on the city's northwest side Wednesday. Three of the book huts were unveiled by Councilmen Derek Dieter and Tim Scott in an effort to promote literacy. The little libraries allow readers, young and old, to borrow a book or drop one off. Councilman Dieter says he'd like to eventually have 75 to 100 huts around the city. The huts are located at Portage and Vassar, at Muessel Park and Freemont Park. More>>

        Canada's PM says shooting rampage was terrorism

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        A masked gunman killed a soldier standing guard at Canada's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attack that was stopped cold when he was shot to death by the ceremonial sergeant-at-arms. Canada's... More>>

        Indiana Michigan Power fueling Habitat for Humanity via donation

        Indiana Michigan Power donated $150,000 to Habitat for Humanity of St. Joseph County to assist South Bend's "1,000 Houses in 1,000 Days" initiative. Mayor Pete Buttigieg created the Vacant and Abandoned Housing Initiative in February 2013 to address the large amount of empty homes in the city. Indiana Michigan Power donated the funds. President and Chief Operating Officer for Indiana Michigan Power, Paul Chodak says they believe what Habitat is doing is amazing.
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        26th Annual red ribbon march against drugs and violence Friday

        On October 24, South Bend kids will be taking the streets to march against drugs and violence. This year will mark the 26th anniversary of the event.
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        US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

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        All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country. More>>

        Knox planning commissioner says daughter is victim of Gary serial killer

        36-year-old Kristine Williams lived in Knox before moving to Gary. She was identified Tuesday as one of the seven victims of accused Gary serial killer Darren Deon Vann. 36-year-old Kristine Williams lived in Knox before moving to Gary. She was identified Tuesday as one of the seven victims of accused Gary serial killer Darren Deon Vann.

        Knox Planning Commissioner Bruce Williams says his daughter, 36-year-old Kristine Williams, was one of the seven victims of Gary serial killer Darren Deon Vann.  More>>

        Ben Bradlee remembered for invigorating journalism

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        In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place. More>>

        Michiana counties rank among top and bottom in unemployment rate in Indiana

        Kosciusko County ranks among top 5 counties in Indiana for employment rate. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released the September county-level job report Wednesday, showing Michiana counties among the best and worst for employment rates in the state.
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        Anti-violence activist Isaac Hunt in court again after re-arrest

        Isaac Hunt (St. Joseph County Sheriff's Department) Isaac Hunt (St. Joseph County Sheriff's Department)

        Anti-violence community activist Isaac Hunt back in court today after being re-arrested by U-S Marshals yesterday morning. This comes after his arrest earlier this month for possession of a gun by a felon and domestic battery.The St. Joe County Prosecutor's Office says Hunt was sentenced in 2010 to a Community Corrections Program as an alternative to jail time. The prosecutor's office couldn't confirm what prompted yesterday's arrest.
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        Police say bullet found in Mishawaka High School was brought in accidentally

        A bullet was found in Mishawaka High School Wednesday afternoon, but no evidence of a firearm or any intent was found along with it after a police search. School officials announced in a letter to parents that a single bullet was confiscated from a gym locker late Wednesday afternoon. School Resource Officers and Mishawaka Police were called in to investigate, and determined that the bullet was carried in unintentionally. More>>

        CDC: Monitoring for all coming from Ebola nations

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        Significantly expanding their vigilance, federal health officials said Wednesday that they would begin monitoring all travelers - even Americans - who come to the U.S. from Ebola-stricken West African nations for 21 days. More>>

        Penn Spell Bowl team to face off in Benton Central Invitational

        The Penn High School's Spell Bowl team is preparing for its next match-up Tuesday when they face off in the Benton Central Invitational.
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        Johnson & Johnson plans Ebola vaccine testing

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        Johnson & Johnson will begin safety testing in early January on a vaccine combination that could protect people from a strain of the deadly Ebola virus. More>>

        One person killed in Elkhart County rollover crash

        Fatal Accident At County Road 6 And Old Farm Road In Elkhart Fatal Accident At County Road 6 And Old Farm Road In Elkhart

        One man is dead after a fatal rollover crash Wednesday morning in Elkhart County. The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department responded to the accident. They say it happened just after midnight on County Rd. 6., near Old Farm Rd, when a single 1997 Ford Expedition ran off the side of the road, overcorrected back to the other side and rolled over multiple times.  More>>

        Not all missing persons cases end like the 7 women found in Northwestern Indiana Video included

        Law enforcement is checking other missing cases to see if there is a connection between them and Darren Deon Vann, the alleged serial killers who possibly buried womens' bodies all across northwestern Indiana and beyond. But not every missing persons investigation ends up that way. More>>

        Suspected Gary serial killer makes court appearance Wednesday morning

        The man suspected of being a serial killer is scheduled for a court appearance Wednesday. Darren Vann is due in court in the morning for an initial hearing on charges in the strangulation death of Afrikka Haardy. Vann is also suspected in the death of six other women. Police say Vann confessed to the killing of the one woman, and gave them information leading them to the discovery of the bodies of six other women. Police spokesman Tom Decanter says investigators in the Vann case are going thr... More>>

        Elhart Co. crash sends one person to hospital

        A small pickup truck and a car were involved in a crash earlier Tuesday evening at the intersection of County Roads 142 and 21.One person was taken to the hospital and a witness reports the vehicle's airbag had deployed. The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department responded to the scene. More>>

        Michigan State Police warn of numerous thefts from automobiles

        October 21, 2014 Police agencies in southwest Michigan have recently investigated numerous incidents of larcenies from automobiles. The incidents have primarily occurred in the Buchanan, Niles, and Howard Township areas over the past week, during night time hours. Suspects are targeting unlocked vehicles and stealing money, electronics, and other items of value. Area residents are urged to be vigilant in locking their homes and vehicles during the night time hours. Vehicle owners should... More>>

        Indiana man was violent long before 7 killings Video included

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        With hindsight, there were signs years ago of increasing violence against women by Darren Vann, who police said Tuesday has confessed to killing seven women in northwestern Indiana. More>>

        Arrest made in South Bend shooting: Neighbors remember the man the community lost

        An arrest has been made in the September murder of a man from South Bend. This morning Erique Raggs was taken into custody in Chicago after being discovered at his mother's home.
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        Isaac Hunt arrested again for Direct Placement violation

        Isaac Hunt (St. Joseph County Sheriff's Department) Isaac Hunt (St. Joseph County Sheriff's Department)

        South Bend community activist Isaac Hunt is back in St. Joseph County custody after he was arrested by U.S. Marshals on Tuesday morning. The St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office says a warrant for Hunt's arrest was issued for a "Violation of Direct Placement at St. Joseph Community Corrections."
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        UPDATE: South Bend Man arrested for alleged break-in at Tippecanoe Valley Middle School

        Image of suspect pulled from surveillance photo (Image courtesy of Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation) Image of suspect pulled from surveillance photo (Image courtesy of Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation)

        UPDATE: Kosciusko County Deputies have arrested a South Bend man for his alleged involvement in the early Monday morning burglary of the Tippecanoe Valley Middle School. More>>

        'Blade Runner' Pistorius gets 5 years in prison Video included

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        Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, completing a transformation from an acclaimed sprinter at the 2012 Olympics to a convicted criminal led away in a police... More>>

        UPDATE: LaPorte High School issues statement on lockdown

        UPDATE: LaPorte High School Principal Ben Tonagel issued a statement on the lockdown. He confirmed a single bullet was found around 10:00am, prompting an approximately two hour-long lockdown as police investigated and searched the school. Tonagel says the bullet was found near the entrance of the school, but that no firearms were found in the search. He acknowledged the lockdown was a convenience but said it was necessary to ensure the security of students and staff. More>>

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        • South Bend adds "book huts" for readers on northwest side of city

          South Bend adds "book huts" for readers on northwest side of city

          South Bend added new mini-libraries, or "book huts" on the city's northwest side Wednesday. Three of the book huts were unveiled by Councilmen Derek Dieter and Tim Scott in an effort to promote literacy. The little libraries allow readers, young and old, to borrow a book or drop one off. Councilman Dieter says he'd like to eventually have 75 to 100 huts around the city. The huts are located at Portage and Vassar, at Muessel Park and Freemont Park.More >>
          South Bend added new mini-libraries, or "book huts" on the city's northwest side Wednesday. Three of the book huts were unveiled by Councilmen Derek Dieter and Tim Scott in an effort to promote literacy. The little libraries allow readers, young and old, to borrow a book or drop one off. Councilman Dieter says he'd like to eventually have 75 to 100 huts around the city. The huts are located at Portage and Vassar, at Muessel Park and Freemont Park.More >>
        • Indiana Michigan Power fueling Habitat for Humanity via donation

          Indiana Michigan Power fueling Habitat for Humanity via donation

          Indiana Michigan Power donated $150,000 to Habitat for Humanity of St. Joseph County to assist South Bend's "1,000 Houses in 1,000 Days" initiative. Mayor Pete Buttigieg created the Vacant and Abandoned Housing Initiative in February 2013 to address the large amount of empty homes in the city. Indiana Michigan Power donated the funds. President and Chief Operating Officer for Indiana Michigan Power, Paul Chodak says they believe what Habitat is doing is amazing.More >>
          Indiana Michigan Power donated $150,000 to Habitat for Humanity of St. Joseph County to assist South Bend's "1,000 Houses in 1,000 Days" initiative. Mayor Pete Buttigieg created the Vacant and Abandoned Housing Initiative in February 2013 to address the large amount of empty homes in the city. Indiana Michigan Power donated the funds. President and Chief Operating Officer for Indiana Michigan Power, Paul Chodak says they believe what Habitat is doing is amazing.
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        • 26th Annual red ribbon march against drugs and violence Friday

          26th Annual red ribbon march against drugs and violence Friday

          On October 24, South Bend kids will be taking the streets to march against drugs and violence. This year will mark the 26th anniversary of the event.More >>
          On October 24, South Bend kids will be taking the streets to march against drugs and violence. This year will mark the 26th anniversary of the event.
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        • LaVille hoping for playoff success against Lake Station

          LaVille hoping for playoff success against Lake Station

          High School football Sectionals start Friday night.  in 1A, LaVille is 6-3 and taking on 4-5 Lake Station.   Head Coach Will Hostrawser said,  "I think we treat this week like every other week and we have to attack each series and each set of downs we're afforded in the game. Play like it's your last. Half the schools in Indiana are going to be turning in thier equipment next Monday and we don't want to be one of those."
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          High School football Sectionals start Friday night.  in 1A, LaVille is 6-3 and taking on 4-5 Lake Station.   Head Coach Will Hostrawser said,  "I think we treat this week like every other week and we have to attack each series and each set of downs we're afforded in the game. Play like it's your last. Half the schools in Indiana are going to be turning in thier equipment next Monday and we don't want to be one of those."

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        • ND coach respects what Jameis Winston does on the field

          ND coach respects what Jameis Winston does on the field

            Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has had as many headlines off the field as on this year.  As ugly as it's gotten, the reigning Heisman champ continues to show his greatness playing quarterback.  He went 15 for 16 in the second half against Notre Dame and put that team on his back.


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            Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has had as many headlines off the field as on this year.  As ugly as it's gotten, the reigning Heisman champ continues to show his greatness playing quarterback.  He went 15 for 16 in the second half against Notre Dame and put that team on his back.



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        • Royals tie World Series 1-all

          Royals tie World Series 1-all

          Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece. A night after the Giants opened with a 7-1 victory for their seventh straight Series win, Gregor Blanco led off the game with a home run against hard-throwing rookie Yordano Ventura. Brandon Belt tied the score 2-all with an RBI double in ...More >>
          Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece. A night after the Giants opened with a 7-1 victory for their seventh straight Series win, Gregor Blanco led off the game with a home run against hard-throwing rookie Yordano Ventura. Brandon Belt tied the score 2-all with an RBI double in ...More >>
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