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21-year-old woman reported missing from South Bend

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - A South Bend woman hasn’t been seen at her home in over a week. On Sunday, police reported 21-year-old Breau’na Dotson as missing. She was last seen on September 17th at her South Bend home. Dotson is 5′6″ and 190 lbs. She has brown eyes...
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Mishawaka woman arrested in high speed chase

MISHAWAKA, Ind. -- A woman was arrested after a high-speed chase involving four motorcycles on September 5. 27- year old Taylorann O’ Bannion was charged with resisting law enforcement with a vehicle and possession of Methamphetamine. O’Bannion was arrested after a Middlebury police officer pursued a group of four motorcycles...
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Traffic Stop Results In Drug Arrest

WARSAW — A traffic stop last month led to the discovery of methamphetamine, marijuana and paraphernalia. Chase O’Neil Schwinnen, 30, 1692 E. 200 N. 12, Warsaw, is charged with dealing methamphetamine, a level 2 felony; possession of methamphetamine, a level 3 felony; dealing marijuana, a class A misdemeanor; driving while suspended, a class A misdemeanor; possession of marijuana, a class B misdemeanor; and possession of paraphernalia, a class C misdemeanor.
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South Bend Tribune

South Bend police break up fights, hear gunshots near Brothers Bar and Eddy Street Commons

SOUTH BEND — Police broke up two fights and heard gunshots early Saturday near Eddy Street Commons after Brothers Bar and Grill closed for the night. Officers initially disrupted a fight involving a large number of people outside the bar in Napoleon Street. Shortly later, they heard shots to the east. As officers were responding in that direction, they encountered a second large fight in the 1200 block of Napoleon and also broke it up.

Walk Of Warriors Aims To ‘Stop The Silence’

WARSAW — A recent event in Warsaw aimed to “stop the silence” regarding abuse. The Walk of Warriors was on Saturday, Sept. 25. Attendees heard several speakers at Central Park share personal stories before taking a short walk in downtown Warsaw. Walkers carried signs advocating support for survivors of abuse and paused several times to let those riding in passing cars view their signs.
Elkhart Truth

Woman arrested after police chase four motorcycles

GOSHEN — A Mishawaka woman was arrested after a high-speed police chase involving four motorcycles. Taylorann O’Banion, 27, is charged with resisting law enforcement with a vehicle and possession of methamphetamine following her arrest this month. In addition to the two Level 6 felonies, her charges include misdemeanor driving while suspended.
South Bend Tribune

May security breach might have affected some Navistar employees

NEW CARLISLE – Navistar, which operates the former Studebaker proving grounds near Bendix Woods County Park, says it had a security breach in May that compromised the personal information of some past and current employees. The company discovered the security breach in May, and later learned that the perpetrator took...
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Boy, 17, recovering after being shot in Goshen

Police are investigating a shooting in Goshen. It happened in the 200 block of South 8th Street on Thursday evening. Police say a 17-year-old was shot in the leg, and was taken to Goshen Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. At this time, there’s no word of any suspects, arrests, or...
Times-Union Newspaper

Walk Of Warriors Seeks To Bring Abuse To Light

During the Walk of Warriors event Saturday, people were able to share their stories of abuse and walk around the old courthouse against sexual, emotional, mental and physical abuse. Organizer Stephanie Puckett said she is planning on making the event an annual one. There is a Facebook page called “We...

Young adult hit by a train in South Bend

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- St. Joseph County dispatch says they received a call at 8:06 on Friday about a train striking a young adult man on the tracks near Fellows Street and East Sample Street in South Bend. The young adult was found unconscious but breathing. Police said that the...

National Day of Remembrance honors those who have lost their lives to homicide

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - Today, surviving friends and family across the country honor the memories of those who lost their lives because of violent crime. In South Bend, local events were planned around the city including; a meeting at the city council building, a mobile art show, and gathering at Kelly’s Pub, where a gunman killed one person and injured ten others in 2019.

Elkhart man sentenced to 40 years for sex trafficking, child pornography

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – An Elkhart man was sentenced to 40 years in prison for various federal charges involving human trafficking of a minor, Acting United States Attorney Tina L. Nommay announced. A jury found 25-year-old Khalil Jackson guilty of sex trafficking of a minor, production of child pornography, transportation...
Niles Daily Star

South Bend man resentenced in 1997 Union murder case

CASSOPOLIS – A juvenile lifer was resentenced Friday in Cass County Circuit Court to a term of years rather than life without parole. Darnell Devon Johnson, 42, formerly of South Bend, had been convicted of felony murder in 1998 and sentenced to a prison term of life without parole. Friday, he was resentenced to a term of 25 years to 60 years in prison with credit for 8,911 days already served, which amounts to more than 24 years.

Police investigating shooting that injured 17-year-old in Goshen

GOSHEN, Ind. (WNDU) - Police are investigating a shooting in Goshen. It happened in the 200 block of S. 8th Street on Thursday night. Police say a 17-year-old was shot in the leg and was taken to Goshen Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. At this time, there are no arrests. However,...

POLICE NEWS: Teen shot, injured in Goshen

Goshen police are investigating a shooting in which a teenager was injured Thursday night. Police responded to a call that a 17-year-old boy was at Goshen Hospital and receiving treatment for a leg wound around 9:10 p.m. He had apparently been shot in the 200 block of South Eighth Street, according to a police report.

Early morning crash in South Bend

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Saint Joseph County dispatch confirm a call came in at 6:46 a.m. reporting a crash between a motorcycle and a vehicle. The crash happened near the intersection of N. Bendix Drive and Lathrop Street. There were reported injuries but the extent is not known at this time.

Warsaw Police: Be Cautious At US 30 And Center

WARSAW — People are urged to be extra careful in the area of US 30 and Center Street, Warsaw. That’s the message from a Warsaw Police officer as of Friday, Sept. 24. He passed along the information to InkFreeNews at the scene of a wreck in that area. It involved...
Goshen News

Nappanee Church damaged in Sunday blaze

A Sunday morning fire damaged the First Church of God in Nappanee. The call for the fire came in at 9:49 a.m., according to a Nappanee Fire and Police dispatcher. The building was completely evacuated and there were no reports of injuries. DISORDERLY CONDUCT. Two juveniles were taken into custody...