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More information released about triple shooing at Pottawattomi Drive & Main Street in Elkhart

The Elkhart Police Department continues to investigate after three people were shot in front of a 7-Eleven store at Pottawattomi Drive and North Main Street. Police received received a 911 call at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Friday, Sep. 23, about a shooting with injuries, and, on arrival, officers located a 17-year-old boy in front of the convenience store suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the upper leg. Officers rendered first aid until medics arrived and transported the juvenile to the hospital for treatment. His injury is believed to be non life-threatening.
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Pedestrian killed in single-car accident on Indiana State Route 933

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Around 5:40 a.m. on Sunday, police responded to an accident involving a single vehicle and a pedestrian on Indiana State Route 933, according to the St. Joseph County Police Department. Police say that the pedestrian, a 42-year-old man from South Bend is dead. The driver of...

Town of Lakeville's Fall Festival set for October 8

LAKEVILLE, Ind. - The town of Lakeville's 6th Annual Fall Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on October 8. The festival will be held at the Lakeville Wetland Barn, located at 214 W. Patterson St. This year's festival includes craft vendors, a tractor show, hay rides...
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Ground-breaking for an apartment building in South Bend

A ground-breaking took place on Thursday, Sep. 22, in the Near Northwest Neighborhood of South Bend for the construction of a four-unit apartment building that city leaders say will provide affordable housing to low-moderate income families. The building will be constructed in the 800 block of Cushing Avenue. Anybody interested...

‘Brew at the Zoo’ returns for season in South Bend

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - ‘Brew at the Zoo’ makes its long-awaited return at the Potawatomi Zoo this weekend. Due to the pandemic, this is the first time since 2020 the event has taken place at full capacity. The event started around 3 p.m. Saturday, with guests 21...

What Mack Brown said after the Week 4 loss to Notre Dame

The North Carolina Tar Heels had the chance to go 4-0 on the year and an opportunity to get a big win over a power five opponent when they hosted Notre Dame on Saturday in Chapel Hill. They jumped out to an early 7-0 lead with Josh Downs catching a touchdown pass in his return. Then it all went to hell. UNC’s defense struggled again as they allowed 45 points to a Notre Dame team that was 1-2 and struggling entering this game. It was flat-out embarrassing once again, with no disrespect to the Fighting Irish. But here we are. UNC now sits at 3-1 as they prepare for the ACC schedule ahead and while the Coastal Division is still up for grabs, this team has. a lot of work to do, specifically on the defensive side of the football. Otherwise, it’s going to be a very LONG year in Chapel Hill. Let’s see what Mack Brown had to say after the game following the loss. hhOn the loss to Notre Dame UNC's run defense Notre Dame's game plan
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Osceola man, 39, killed in crash on U.S. 33 south of Ligonier

An Osceola man was killed after crashing head-on into a semi on U.S. 33. The collision happened around 5:45 a.m. on Friday, Sep. 23 at U.S. 33 and Albion Road near Kimmell. Noble County Sheriff’s deputies arrived to arrived to find the victim, Stephen Reinholtz, 39, dead at the scene. They believe Reinholtz was headed north when he drove off the road and onto the shoulder.

Industry revs up for massive RV event

ELKHART — The red carpet will be rolled out this week for recreational vehicle dealers throughout North America and beyond as a massive RV show returns to the city following a two-year hiatus. The RV Open House and Suppliers Show will begin on Monday and is expected to attract...

Abduction Attempt Reported in Walkerton

(Walkerton, IN) - Police are investigating an alleged abduction attempt in Walkerton earlier this week. On Tuesday, the John Glenn School Corporation issued a statement to parents that a student had reported being approached and followed by a stranger. The female student told authorities that a white male with thin...

La Porte to be Featured on PBS

(South Bend, IN) - La Porte will be featured in a special on a local PBS station Monday night. WNIT in South Bend will air an episode of Our Town that spotlights La Porte. The television listing refers to La Porte as a "close-knit community between Chicago and South Bend thrives with community events, gatherings and the desire to be a healthy & vibrant community."

Police investigating after 22 year old, two teens shot in Elkhart

ELKHART, Ind. (WNDU) - Police are investigating after a man and two teens were shot in Elkhart on Friday night. Around 10:30 p.m., dispatchers received a call regarding a shooting near the 100 block of Pottawattomi Drive and North Main Street. When Elkhart police arrived, they found a 17-year-old boy in front of the 7-11 in the 400 block of North Main Street suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the upper leg.

Michiana community walks in remembrance of murder victims

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - Saturday is National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims, and Mamas Against Violence held its annual walk in South Bend to remember those who lost their lives to violence. Community members and South Bend city officials joined Mamas Against Violence on the walk. Names of...

Pet of the Week: Romeo is looking for his happy ending with a loving family

This Romeo is looking for his Juliet. Lover boy enjoys his treats, bird watching, games of laser light, being petted and taking a snuggle on your lap. Because he has so much to say, Romeo will follow you around, from room to room, while chatting about his day. Romeo is three years old and would like to settle down with the love of his life and a forever home. Romeo can be adopted through Pet Refuge.

Elkhart Parks Department hosts second annual Food Truck and Tailgate party.

Elkhart, Ind. (WNDU) - The Fighting Irish were on the road this weekend, but that didn’t stop fans from tailgating in Michiana. The Elkhart Parks and Recreation Department hosted its second annual Food Truck and Tailgate Party Saturday afternoon at the Central Green in downtown Elkhart. Many food vendors...

Driver killed in crash with semi on US 33

NOBLE COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) — An Osceola man was killed in a crash with a semi in Noble County early Friday. The crash happened around 5:45 a.m. at U.S. 33 and Albion Road, 3 1/2 miles south of Ligonier. According to a report from the Noble County Sheriff’s Department,...

‘Shatter the Stigma’: Recover Michiana honors trailblazers fighting substance abuse

GRANGER, Ind. (WNDU) - Recover Michiana hosts its Trailblazer Reception and honors its recovery advocates of the year at the Knollwood Country Club in Granger. The recipients include the St. Joseph County Police Department Crisis Services Unit, recovery coach of the year Heidi Heckaman, and WNDU’s very own Christine Karsten for her reporting on the substance abuse crisis and its impact on children.