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        Mourners filed into the Basilica of the Sacred Heart for Father Hesburgh's visitation. Mourners filed into the Basilica of the Sacred Heart for Father Hesburgh's visitation.

        Mourners pay last respects to Reverend Hesburgh Video included

        "It's a little surreal, very quiet, respectful." Cindy Sachire said.
        Mourners sharing their thoughts on their final interaction with Father Ted.
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        Defense admits Tsarnaev carried out Boston Marathon bombing

        The question, for all practical purposes, is no longer whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev took part in the Boston Marathon bombing. It's whether he deserves to die for it. More>>

        US clears officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police force

        The Justice Department won't prosecute a former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old, but in a scathing report released Wednesday faulted the city and its law... More>>

        Notre Dame students say teachers have made it possible to stay focused in class during services for Rev. Hesburgh

        Notre Dame students say teachers have made it possible to stay focused in class during services for Rev. Hesburgh Notre Dame students say teachers have made it possible to stay focused in class during services for Rev. Hesburgh

        It didn't take long for the students at Notre Dame to go out and pay their respects to Rev. Theodore Hesburgh. They say teachers have made it possible to stay on their daily routines and keep focused in the classroom during all that has happened. More>>

        15-year-old girl killed, infant injured in US 20 crash in LaGrange County

        A 15-year-old girl was killed and an infant was injured in a three-vehicle crash Monday afternoon on US 20 in LaGrange County.The LaGrange County Sheriff's Department reported the crash happened just before 1:00pm at the intersection of US 20 and State Rd. 3 in Springfield. More>>

        Arrest of South Bend man turns up large supply of drugs, guns and cash

        Saul Diaz (left) and items seized during his arrest (Image courtesy of South Bend Police) Saul Diaz (left) and items seized during his arrest (Image courtesy of South Bend Police)

        A multi-agency raid turned up $800,000 worth of cocaine, and led to the arrest of a South Bend man. South Bend and St. Joseph County SWAT units, DEA and St. Joseph County Metro Special Operations officers conducted two separate searches on the morning of Feb. 27. Police served warrants on the on the 1000 block of Greenview Ave. and the 24100 block of Grant Rd.

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        Bullet found in a La Porte man's bed

        A man calls police and says he found a bullet in his bed just hours after hearing a loud noise.It happened in La Porte on Fairfield Avenue.The family says they heard a loud noise hours before they found the bullet.Neighbors in the area also say they heard a loud pop or banging noise outside of their home yesterday morning.If you have any information you are asked to call the La Porte Police Department at 362-9446. More>>

        Van Buren man arrested for having drugs and a weapon on him

        We now know the name of a 20-year-old man arrested for having drugs and a weapon on him.Van Buren county police say Austin Owens was hanging around a a Dollar General last week.When police started asking him questions he said that he could be searched and didn't have anything on him.Then they found a pistol and a bag of meth in his pocked.He is currently sitting in the county jail, waiting to go before a judge. More>>

        Man convicted of murdering the La Porte Mayor dies in jail

        The man convicted of killing the 1982 killing of La Porte's Mayor and his wife dies while serving time.63-year-old Harold Lang was convicted of murder for killing Mayor A.J. Rumely and Rumely's wife, Frances.Police say Lang was an upset former city sewage worker and broke into the Rumley's home and shot the couple.Frances died at the scene and the Mayor died five months later.Lang cause of death is being determined. More>>

        Starke County Sheriff's Office introduces crime map

        The Starke County Sheriff's Office has introduced an online crime map for its residents.  More>>

        Warning on State Law Decibel Limits for Snowmobiles

        Michigan Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officers remind people that the state law has decibel limits for people riding on snowmobiles. More>>

        Man arrested in Van Buren County on drug charge

        Austin Scott Owens Austin Scott Owens

        The Van Buren Sheriff's Department announced the arrest of a 20-year-old man from Hartford on a drug possession charge. A release from the sheriff's office states that a man was seen lingering around Hartford's Dollar General on Main Street late at night on February 24th.  More>>

        44 people taken into custody as part of "Operation Shamrock Shakedown"

        Forty-four people in Michigan City and La Porte County were taken into custody by local, state and federal law enforcement as part of "Operation Shamrock Shakedown." The Michigan City Fugitive Apprehension Street Team (FAST) issued a release Tuesday night about the warrant sweep. More>>

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        • Help is coming for endangered butterfly at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

          Help is coming for endangered butterfly at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

          The Karner Blue Butterfly has a wingspan of about an inch, feed only on the leaves of the wild lupine plant and are an endangered species.So officials at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and the Indiana Dunes State Park are doing what they can to help the butterfly.Theyare in the processofrestoring a black oak savanna they share this summer to save the homes of thebutterfly and other native species. Invasive species have moved into the savanna and pushed out native plants.More >>
          The Karner Blue Butterfly has a wingspan of about an inch, feed only on the leaves of the wild lupine plant and are an endangered species.So officials at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and the Indiana Dunes State Park are doing what they can to help the butterfly.Theyare in the processofrestoring a black oak savanna they share this summer to save the homes of thebutterfly and other native species. Invasive species have moved into the savanna and pushed out native plants.More >>
        • No Child Left Behind waiver could cost Indiana millions

          No Child Left Behind waiver could cost Indiana millions

          Millions of dollars are at stake and Indiana lawmakers will do what they can to keep it later today.The Indiana State Board of Education is scheduled to get an update on the state's efforts to maintain its No Child Left Behind waiver.The state could lose control over millions in federal dollars if it does not retain its waiver from the federal education law. The Department of Education is scheduled to deliver its update to the board at its monthly meeting Wednesday.The U.S. Department of Educ...More >>
          Millions of dollars are at stake and Indiana lawmakers will do what they can to keep it later today.The Indiana State Board of Education is scheduled to get an update on the state's efforts to maintain its No Child Left Behind waiver.The state could lose control over millions in federal dollars if it does not retain its waiver from the federal education law. The Department of Education is scheduled to deliver its update to the board at its monthly meeting Wednesday.The U.S. Department of Educ...More >>
        • Nuisance fish found in LaGrange

          Nuisance fish found in LaGrange

          The winter was harsh but not harsh enough to kill off nuisance fish Gizzard ShadState wildlife officials hoped the cold winter would eradicate the Gizzard Shad from Royer Lake in LaGrange County, but they survived in large number. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says a mid-May survey of the 69-acre lake found hundreds of gizzard shad in the natural lake, despite evidence many of the fish had died over the winter.The DNR's district biologist, who covers several Indiana counties tha...More >>
          The winter was harsh but not harsh enough to kill off nuisance fish Gizzard ShadState wildlife officials hoped the cold winter would eradicate the Gizzard Shad from Royer Lake in LaGrange County, but they survived in large number. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says a mid-May survey of the 69-acre lake found hundreds of gizzard shad in the natural lake, despite evidence many of the fish had died over the winter.The DNR's district biologist, who covers several Indiana counties tha...More >>
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