UPDATE-- Metro Homicide held a news conference Monday regarding the arrest of Nyesha Crockett. FOX28's Alexis Gray reports Crockett is charged with battery of her daughter Alaiyah in February, and murder, aggravated battery and neglect of a dependent in connection with the death of her son Micahyah. "It sickens me to be here," says Tim Corbett with Metro Homicide. "Killing your baby is never the answer."
Michael Eugene Faunce Jr., 32, of South Bend, is dead after a fatal moped accident early Tuesday morning in South Bend. More>>
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly singled out one word in his post game press conference to describe the performance of Everett Golson, who accounted for 5 total touchdowns in #17 ND's 48-17 win over Rice; "electric." More>>
The Notre Dame football team was sinking their cleats into a new surface during their season opener against Rice. The game was played on the new FieldTurf installed at Notre Dame Stadium.
You've probably already started your Labor Day weekend. The holiday's changed quite a bit since it was first officially celebrated 120 years ago...and the country's attitude towards labor has changed just as much. Ron DeWinter's Studebaker is more than just a car. It's a symbol of his family's work for the car maker. He says the US labor movement isn't what it once was. "We need to have unions to counter the big corporations," DeWinter said. More>>
A LaPorte man has been charged with providing alcohol to a New Carlisle teenager whom doctors ruled died of acute intoxication. Matthew Eddy, 24, was charged with Furnishing Alcohol to a Minor, a felony, after police say he told them he purchased beer and vodka for a group of teenagers. St. Joseph County Prosecutor's report one of those teenagers was 18-year-old Andrew Torquino, who was found dead on Aug. 10 in New Carlisle.
Several roads in St. Joseph county will be receiving a facelift this week as crews from the St. Joseph County Highway Division performs chip seal and road striping operations.In a press release, the highway division said they will be closing some roads for a two-hour period between 6 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. this week. While flaggers will be guiding local traffic, the highway division advised drivers should expect delays. Crews from the division will be performing chip seals. The division said this... More>>
Sean Craig is no doubt one of the leaders and key players for the Niles Vikings football team. He's a senior and one of the toughest kids in Southwest Michigan. Some would say he's "a chip off the old block". He's just like his dad. For Craig, there could be no greater compliment. His father, James Craig, passed away earlier this week. More>>
Elkhart County Sheriff's Depart say a body was found on the 67,000 block of County Road 23 near New Paris.Police say the body was found around 1:40 p.m.The gender of the body has not been announced.FOX28 has a heading to the scene and will update as soon as we get more information. More>>
For some Edwardsburg residents, Labor Day was less than restful. They were scrubbing their basements and bathrooms because last night many of them say their properties filled up with sewage overflow from the nearby lift station."You hear the gurgling noise and the next thing you know it's coming up the shower, it's coming up the toilet. And spewing into the house," said resident Kevin O'Neill.
She was part of the FOX28 Family for more than two decades. Stephanie Santos passed away Saturday. She was 56-years-old. Santos was the Executive Director of the Muscular Dystrophy Association for the past 25 years and was recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She was the heart and soul behind the MDA telethon. From Bill Darwin, to Bobby Rivers to Dean Huppert... she was the person behind the scenes who ran the show. She always had her headphones on making sure everything was just right, an... More>>
The Berrien County Sheriff's office has released the name of a juvenile killed in an ATV accident in Niles Township. The victim is identified as 12-year-old Dawson Lee Eliason. The Sheriff's office says, "rescue workers responded to a unknown injury accident (Sunday) located in the 2300 block of Walton Road in Niles Township." Authorities say Eliason was riding a Yamaha Kodiak ATV on private property behind a home. More>>
South Bend police are investigating a situation on West Ford street.Dispatch says the initial call came in around 12:49pm Sunday when a person ran from an officer.FOX28's Mario Gonzalez says there is a large police presence in the area. We will bring you more updates as they become available. More>>
Elkhart Police need help looking for a missing women.They say 39-year-old Anastasia Reyes-Cortes went missing on August 27.She was last seen shopping at Kroger in Elkhart off West Hively street.A Dodge Caravan that was registered to Reyes was found in Wakarusa.Police suspect foul play in her disappearance.If you have any information on this investigation please contact the Elkhart Police at 574-295-7070. More>>
The Marshall County Blueberry Festival is underway in Plymouth. The annual event has always been held over Labor Day weekend at Centennial Park since 1967. The event is the largest four day festival held in Indiana and runs through Monday.
It's Labor Day weekend which means lots of families will have cookouts, spend the day at the beach or have picnics to celebrate. The American Red Cross of Northern Indiana wants to remind Michiana of some safety tips to keep in mind during the holiday weekend.
St. Mary's College welcomes its newest department to the school as the Department of Gender and Women Studies (GWS) for the 2014-2015 school year.
Lakeshore beat BC Central 2-0 while St. Joseph rolled over Kalamazoo Central 48-7 on the opening night of Michigan high school football.More >>
Lakeshore beat BC Central 2-0 while St. Joseph rolled over Kalamazoo Central 48-7 on the opening night of Michigan high school football.
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