Ligonier, IN95.3 MNC

Four Ligonier children hurt in OWI-related collison on County Road 17

A Ligonier man is facing OWI charges after a two-car crash that injured six people including four children ranging in age from 5 months to 15-years-old. The collision happened just before 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 31, on County Road 17 at the intersection with County Road 45 when Julio Velazquez Panama, 37, was traveling at a high rate of speed, failed to stop at the stop light, and crashed into a vehicle that was attempting to turn, according to the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office.
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Elkhart County,

Motorcyclist allegedly loses control of bike, taken to the hospital for injuries

ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. – A single-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle injures the driver on Sunday just after 1:30 am, according to the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office. The crash took place on CR 32, west of the CR 17 intersection, when the motorcyclist allegedly lost control of his bike, drove off the road into a field on the southeast side of the intersection, causing front-end damage to the bike.

Argos Man Arrested For Child Molesting

ROCHESTER — An Argos man was recently arrested after allegedly molesting a child. Anthony Maurice Norris Jr., 31, 472 Marshall St., Argos, is charged with child molesting, a level 1 felony; and child molesting, a level 4 felony. On Nov. 23, 2020, the Department of Child Services and Fulton County...
Niles, MI22 WSBT

Organizers focus on education during first Niles Cannabis Music Festival

Marijuana took center stage at a historic local festival this weekend. It was the first Cannabis Music Festival in Niles on Saturday. Beyond music and marijuana, the event was about education. Organizers and vendors were excited to share the health benefits of marijuana at the festival. “We got over the...
Elkhart County,

Driver allegedly runs away from scene of crash on CR 12

ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. – A 2000 Toyota Avalon allegedly crashed into a freight truck and injures both drivers on CR 12, west of CR 3, according to the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies say that the Toyota was heading west on CR 12. A freight truck was parked in front...
Niles, MINiles Daily Star

PHOTO STORY: Inaugural Niles Cannabis Festival sells nearly 800 tickets

NILES — The city’s inaugural Niles Cannabis Festival is well underway, and event organizers say things are going better than they could have hoped. The festival, which was approved by the Niles City Council in April, is taking place at Riverfront South from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. today. As of publication, organizers estimated the event had sold nearly 800 tickets.
Buchanan, MINiles Daily Star

PHOTO GALLERY: Buchanan turns out to cheer for their hometown hero

BUCHANAN — Approximately 1,200 family, friends and Buchanan residents turned out to watch hometown hero Hannah Roberts attempt to win a Gold Medal in the first-ever BMX Freestyle competition in Olympic History. Roberts was the leader after the first round, much to the delight of those gathered in the Buchanan...
Elkhart County, IN95.3 MNC

Elkhart woman, 42, injured in hit-and-run crash at County Road 20 and Charlie Drive

A 42-year-old Elkhart woman suffered neck pain and cuts to her face in an apparent hit-and-run crash in Elkhart County. The collision happened around 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 31, at the intersection of County Road 20 and Charlie Drive when the driver of a vehicle rear-ended the Elkhart woman’s car. The force of the crash then sent her vehicle into the path of an oncoming SUV driven by a 57-year-old Centreville Michigan woman.
Buchanan, MIWOOD

Buchanan to cheer on Hannah Roberts at Olympic watch party

BUCHANAN, Mich. (WOOD) — As a Michigan athlete competes in the Olympics Saturday evening, her friends and family will be cheering her on back home. Hannah Roberts of Buchanan is set to compete in the Women’s BMX Freestyle competition Saturday night. She’s a favorite to win gold. Her family organized...
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South Bend Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in South Bend: Sunday, August 1: Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms then mostly sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Monday, August 2: Mostly sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Tuesday, August 3: Sunny during the day;

Inaugural ‘Niles Cannabis Festival’ hopes to remove stigma around marijuana

NILES, Mich. (WNDU) - Music, games and weed were all key ingredients in making the first ever Niles Cannabis Festival a success. “It’s the first of its kind,” Emily Milner, head of marketing for the festival, said. “It’s actually one of the only events where we have multiple dispensaries, twenty-five plus vendors, food trucks, a stage, live music all day and two comedians.”

Pierceton Days Celebrates “A Night At The Movies”

PIERCETON — Hundreds enjoyed the warm weather and bright skies while attending activities at the annual Pierceton Days Festival on Friday, July 30, and Saturday, July 31. The two-day festival included fun for the whole family, from live bands and a car show, to bounce houses and a beer tent. This year’s theme for Pierceton Days was “A Night at the Movies.”