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3 of 5 officials in Goshen School Board fraud case arrested
GOSHEN, Ind. (WNDU) - Arrests were made early Wednesday morning for three of the five people accused in the Goshen School Board election allegations from 2022. Jail logs show that current school board members Jose Elizalde, Mario Garber and a former candidate Andrea Johnson, have been arrested and processed at the Elkhart County Jail, according to our reporting partners at the Goshen News.
Elkhart County Feb 22 Weekly Crime Report: 73 Incidents and 5 Crime Stories
Elkhart County Feb 22 Weekly Crime Report: 73 Incidents and 5 Crime Stories. During the last week, Elkhart County reported a total of 73 crime cases, revealing a concerning state of public safety. The most common offense was 'Arrests' with 47 instances, making up nearly 64% of all reported crimes. This was followed by 'Theft' with 11 cases, 'Assault' with 6 cases, and 'Burglary' with 4 cases. Less frequent but still notable were 'Vandalism' and 'Trespass' with 2 and 1 cases respectively. Other isolated incidents included a 'Suspicious Situation' and a case filed under 'Other' which involved a missing person. The high proportion of arrests suggests an active law enforcement response, however, the prevalence of theft and assault cases indicates a need for increased vigilance and security measures in the place.
New Safe Place location for children in Elkhart County
ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. (WSBT) — A new Safe Place for children in Elkhart County can be found at a local physicians office. The Goshen Physicians Office on Parkway Avenue in Elkhart is the newest Safe Place in the county. Offering children in dangerous situations the resources needed to help...
Neighbor reacts after parents charged in infant's overdose death
ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. (WSBT) — A 6-month-old Elkhart County boy is dead from drug poisoning. His parents are now facing three felony charges. Nichole Neely and Owen Miller had their first court appearances Thursday after being arrested Monday. On January 18th, first responders rushed to the house after the...
Boy, 17, airlifted to hospital after police chase, head-on crash in Goshen
A teenage boy was hospitalized after leading Goshen Police on a chase. It happened just after 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 20, when Gohen Goshen Police attempted to stop a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. The vehicle fled from the officer on Pike Street eastbound and continued...
Goshen Feb 21 Weekly Crime Report
During the last week, Goshen experienced a total of 25 reported crime cases. The most frequent crime was arrests, with 14 instances, accounting for 56% of the total crimes reported. This was followed by burglary, with 4 incidents, making up 16% of the total. Theft was the third most common crime, with 3 reported cases, contributing to 12% of the overall crimes. The remaining 16% was split between trespass, other unspecified crimes, suspicious situations, and assault, each with a single occurrence. The data suggests a high prevalence of arrests in the area, indicating a proactive response from law enforcement. However, the occurrence of crimes such as burglary and theft is concerning, pointing to underlying issues that need to be addressed. The presence of a single assault case is alarming and requires immediate attention to ensure the safety of residents.
Empty Bowl Project helps support homeless women and children
GOSHEN, Ind. (WNDU) - You can get your hands on a beautifully, hand-crafted bowl for just a $20 donation, but these bowls have more meaning than you may think. That’s why Christine Karsten stopped by the Goshen Clay Artist Guild to learn more about the Empty Bowl Project and what better way to learn than by getting her hands dirty.
Unsung Heroes: Goshen Police officer Phil Rissot
WSBT 22 is giving a salute to our Unsung Heroes. Tonight, we honor Goshen Police officer Phil Rissot. Rissot served the department from 1999 until his passing in 2014 following a battle with leukemia. Thank you for your service, Phil Rissot.
Investigation underway after body pulled from St. Joseph River in Elkhart
ELKHART, Ind. (WSBT) — An investigation is underway after a body was removed from the St. Joseph River in Elkhart. Details are limited at this time, but officials say the body was found at 10 a.m. Tuesday near Elkhart General Hospital. An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday morning.
Elkhart man sentenced in connection to theft of nearly 100 catalytic converters
ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. (WNDU) - In a follow-up to our initial report over two years ago, a man was arrested, charged, and sentenced in connection to the theft of nearly 100 catalytic converters in Elkhart County. According to the Elkhart Police Department, police were dispatched to Forest River on reports...
Got a nasty stain? CG Chemicals can handle it!
Corey Barber of CG Chemicals LLC in Elkhart joined us on 16 News Now at Noon to tell us more about two specialized cleaning formulas that he says are better than the competition!
These Mishawaka, IN based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to mishawaka..
Goshen Public Library hosts Iditarod sled dog
ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. (WSBT) — A unique experience for kids in Elkhart County tonight where they got the chance to learn what it's like to be on the Alaskan Sled Dog team. The Goshen Public Library hosted Karen Land and her dog "Noggin" about their experience as a musher.
Two men seriously injured in shooting at Arby's in Mishawaka
MISHAWAKA, Ind. - Two men are seriously injured after a shooting at Arby's on McKinley Avenue. Police confirm a 23-year-old man was found with gunshot wounds just before 11 p.m. Wednesday. He was taken to the hospital where he remains in serious condition. Shortly after police were called, a 21-year-old...
Driver, passenger injured after failing to yield at stop sign
Two people were injured after the driver of a Jeep Grand Cherokee failed to yield at a stop sign at the intersection of County Road 11 and County Road 32. The driver continued into the intersection and collided head-on with a Hyundai Sentra who did not have a stop sign.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.09 and $3.37 in Goshen as of 2024-02-22. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.270, a week ago the price is $3.278 , according to AAA.
Two injured in Elkhart County head-on crash
ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. (WSBT) — Two people are hurt after a crash in Elkhart County Monday night. It happened at the intersection of County Road 32 and County Road 11 around 7 p.m. Police say a 17-year-old driver did not stop at the stop sign on County Road 11...
Elkhart man identified as deceased in single vehicle crash on Interstate 74
An Elkhart man had been identified as the person killed Tuesday morning in an Interstate 74 single vehicle crash. Marlon Banks, age 46, from Elkhart, Indiana, was named as the deceased in the crash by the Shelby County Coroner’s Office. The crash occurred early Tuesday morning near the 121-mile...
Strengthening Families: New Resource Center Opens its Doors in Elkhart County
Elkhart County, Ind. — A significant milestone was reached on Tuesday as the Strengthening Indiana Families Resource Center officially inaugurated its East Bristol Street location, providing a valuable hub for parents seeking resources and support in Elkhart.
Local Goshen Team Loses to Indiana Wesleyan Despite Forcing 20 Turnovers
Indiana Wesleyan, with the jersey number 4, won a recent basketball match against Goshen, scoring 86-53. The Wildcats had a strong second quarter, outscoring Goshen 24-6 and securing a 28-point lead by halftime. Despite Goshen forcing the Wildcats into 20 turnovers, their highest this season, they couldn't clinch a victory.