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One arrested in robbery of 1st Source Bank on Lincolnway East

MISHAWAKA, Ind. - One man was arrested in connection with the bank robbery of 1st Source Bank on Lincolnway East Tuesday afternoon, according to the Mishawaka Police Department. On Wednesday, Mishawaka Police officers and the FBI arrested 37-year-old Archie Taylor in connection with the robbery. He was arrested without incident...
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Argos Woman Arrested on Several Charges Following Marshall County Traffic Stop

An Argos woman was arrested Tuesday, September 27 following a traffic stop in the area of State Road 331 and 2B Road. Bremen Police say 28-year-old Kaila Mishael Tapia was taken into custody on preliminary charges of driving while suspended, possession of paraphernalia, identity deception, possession of a hypodermic needle or syringe, possession of cocaine or a narcotic drug, and possession of methamphetamine.

$50,000 Powerball ticket sold in Plymouth

PLYMOUTH, Ind. (WNDU) - Officials with the Hoosier Lottery say a $50,000 Powerball ticket was sold at a gas station in Plymouth. The ticket, which matched four-out-of-five numbers and the Powerball in Wednesday night’s estimated $300 million jackpot drawing, was purchased at Speedway #7571, which is located at 2225 N. Michigan Street.
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Marshall County focuses on home rehabilitation efforts

The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority has allocated a $500,000 grant to help with housing rehabilitation in Marshall County. The Community Development Block Grant will assist 16 homeowners through the owner-occupied rehabilitation project. Marshall County Crossroads was designated as a Stellar Region in 2019 and identified owner-occupied rehabilitation as...

Police identify victim of homicide on S. Michigan Street

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Police have identified the victim of a fatal shooting in the 2100 block of S. Michigan St. on Wednesday night. Christopher Yakim, 37, died in the shooting. His family has been notified. Yakim's autopsy has been scheduled for Friday in Kalamazoo. The South Bend Police Department...

Victim identified in deadly South Bend shooting

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - The victim of a deadly shooting Wednesday night in South Bend has been identified. South Bend Police were called around 9 p.m. to the 2100 block of S. Michigan Street on a report of shots fired. When officers arrived, they found a man, identified as 37-year-old Christopher Yakim, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

My 7 Favorite Restaurants To Experience In South Bend, Indiana

South Bend is a vibrant Midwestern metropolis with a cosmopolitan vibe, historic architecture, natural beauty, and culinary excellence. Located on the winding St. Joseph River, the city is best known as the home of Notre Dame University, the mighty Fighting Irish athletic teams, and a world-famous golden dome crowning its main administration building.
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Massage parlors suspected of human trafficking reopen

Four local massage parlors that were shut down, earlier this year, due to suspected human trafficking and solicitation are back open. It was back in June when St. Joseph County Police raided the businesses and the owner’s home following a more-than-year-long investigation. Authorities say several women were living inside...

Pizza review: Mimmos Pizza

“Pizza is the great equalizer” is a classic quote from the Office character Michael Scott. But it’s more than just a quote, there is some underlining truth in that statement. America is seemingly obsessed with pizza, probably because we all as Americans eat pizza regardless of gender, race, or annual income. Because of this equalizer, thousands of entrepreneurs chase their dream of opening a pizzeria. The most prevalent type of restaurant is a pizza restaurant and we as the consumers get to reap the benefits.

Two former Indiana detectives indicted by grand jury

STARKE CO., Ind. (ADAMS) -Two former Starke County Sheriff’s Department detectives are facing charges in a missing evidence case. Indiana State Police say 50-year-old Adam Gray of Knox and 54-year-old Don Ferguson of South Bend are facing several counts of official misconduct charges, while Ferguson is also charged with theft of a firearm.

Bremen Town Council Approves Bond Ordinance

The Bremen Town Council reviewed a bond ordinance concerning the construction of a new Wastewater Treatment Facility for approval during their meeting this week. Jeff Rowe from Baker Tilly explained that the ordinance is to authorize the construction of the anticipated Wastewater Treatment Facility, and that the town will seek long-term funding from the State Revolving Fund Loan Program or USDA funding, or a combination of both for the estimated $16.3 million project.

Democrats: 'We used to win in this state'

NAPPANEE — Democratic candidates are hopeful that a bump in the number of women voters signals a chance for them to restore reproductive rights. Candidates for national, state and township seats spoke Tuesday night at a forum sponsored by ACT Nappanee-Wakarusa. They included Tom McDermott for U.S. Senate and Paul Steury for the U.S. House, as well as Camden Chaffee for the Indiana House and Mindy Fountain for the State Senate.

One injured in crash involving semi on U.S. 131

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Mich. - One person was injured in a crash involving a semi on U.S. 131 Tuesday afternoon, according to the St. Joseph County Sheriff's Office. At 12:33 p.m., deputies responded to the area of U.S. 131 and Garber Road for a two-vehicle crash. The driver of a...

Car crosses center line, crashes into semi, injuring driver

CONSTANTINE TWP. — A 26-year-old Mishawaka, Ind., resident, was taken to the hospital for treatment Tuesday following a two-vehicle collision in Constantine Township. According to St. Joseph County sheriff’s deputies, the incident occurred at 12:30 p.m. on U.S. 131 near Garber Road. The car was heading north, crossed the center line and struck a southbound semi-truck driven by a 56-year-old Wimauma, Fla., resident. The driver of the car was taken to Ascension Borgess Hospital for treatment of injuries. The driver and passenger of the semi-truck were not injured, deputies said. This article originally appeared on Sturgis Journal: Car crosses center line, crashes into semi, injuring driver

Bremen Man Arrested Following Marshall County Accident

A Bremen man was arrested Saturday, September 24 following an accident in the area of U.S. 31 and U.S. 6 in Marshall County. The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department was notified of the accident involving two vehicles at approximately 10:40 p.m. ET. One of the drivers, identified as 45-year-old Roberto Nava Rea, was reportedly found to be under the influence of alcohol. Police say field sobriety tests were completed and a certified blood draw was done at the Plymouth hospital. The results showed that Rea’s blood alcohol content was three times over the legal limit, according to the report.

First Ever Perfect Score for Indiana Student

(Mishawaka, IN) - A northern Indiana high school student is celebrating rare perfection. Felix Zhang was one of hundreds of thousands of kids who took the AP calculus exam each year. But, the Penn High School junior is believed to be the only student in the world to achieve perfection on the test.

South Bend celebrates the ‘Best. Wednesday. Ever’

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - What’s good in Michiana?. How about South Bend’s “Best. Week. Ever.” On Wednesday, the city transformed Western Avenue into a big block party!. The free, public event featured live music, a market with over 50 vendors, a rock climbing wall, a...