South Bend Explores Reparations for Black and Brown Communities: Reparatory Justice Commission SeeksThe Bendr DailyNewsBreak Contributor
South Bend Police Seek Assistance in Locating Missing 76-Year-Old ResidentThe Bendr DailyNewsBreak Contributor
South Bend Bike Garage Faces Setback as Nonprofit's Repair Trailer Gets Stolen and DamagedThe Bendr DailyNewsBreak Contributor
Man Accused of Mishawaka Police Car Theft Back in Custody After ReleaseThe Bendr DailyNewsBreak Contributor
Man Accused of Mishawaka Police Car Theft Released on Bond: Community Expresses ConcernsThe Bendr DailyNewsBreak Contributor
Sheriff: Man hit telephone pole, tree in crash near Niles
A man was injured in a crash near Niles Thursday.
Drug Related Child Neglect Charges
(La Porte, IN) - A La Porte man driving with his young son in the backseat was allegedly found with drugs following a motor vehicle crash. Victor Passmore, 28, has been charged in La Porte Circuit Court with Neglect of a Dependent, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Marijuana.
Michigan nurse convicted of murder permanently loses license
A Michigan woman who was a registered nurse has permanently lost her license after being convicted of murder. In November, the Michigan Board of Nursing Disciplinary Subcommittee voted to permanently revoke the registered nursing license of Judith Sobol, 43, formerly of South Haven, for having been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of a patient, a 3-year-old girl, under her care, according to Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel.
ATF cracks down on firearms dealers to prevent gun trafficking
The ATF is cracking down on gun trafficking, highlighted by a recent bust in Berrien County. Last month, the ATF busted two men accused of stealing more than 120 guns from Dunham's Sports. Authorities believe, if not recovered, these guns would have ended up in the hands of gangs throughout...
Area woman gets prison time for Niles Township break-in
NILES — An area woman was sentenced to prison Monday in Berrien County Trial Court. Adrienne Welch, 46, of Elkhart, pleaded guilty to attempted breaking and entering a building to commit larceny and was sentenced to 14 months to five years in prison with credit for 17 days served. She must pay $998 in fines, […] The post Area woman gets prison time for Niles Township break-in appeared first on Leader Publications.
Michigan's Gov. Whitmer announces funding for two Berrien County parks
LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced on Wednesday that the City of Bridgman, along with 14 other communities, will receive a total of $1,977,300 in funding to build and upgrade outdoor recreation areas. Bridgman will get $150,000, the highest amount awarded to a single community, for a...
US 31 crash under investigation
A crash on US 31 is under investigation after causing trouble in northbound lanes. The crash happened at State Road 110 around 2:20 Tuesday afternoon. When Indiana State Police responded, they found two pickup trucks that had crashed, leaving northbound lanes blocked. The preliminary investigation indicates that a 2002 Ford...
Meth Recovered from Shoe of Suspect
(La Porte, IN) - The watchful eyes of a police officer in an area of La Porte with a high presence of drug trafficking led to the arrest of a man allegedly with narcotics. Ronnie Cislo, 33, has been charged in La Porte Circuit Court with Possession of Methamphetamine. On...
St. Joseph County Lockdown Jail ends after approximately 20 days
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. - Wednesday morning ABC57 received a brief update from the St. Joseph County Police Department. “The entire jail went on lockdown on Nov. 15th for security inspections. The lockdown began to be lifted slowly by slice starting on Monday Nov. 27. All areas of the jail were lifted off lockdown this morning," said the St. Joseph County Police Department's Public Information Officer, Troy Warner, in an email.
Four Winds Casinos Team Members Raise $15,000 for the Berrien County Suicide Prevention Coalition
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi’s Four Winds® Casinos are pleased to announce that Four Winds team members raised $15,000 for the Berrien County Suicide Prevention Coalition (BCSPC). The mission of BCSPC is to connect the people of Berrien County to the information and resources they need for emotional wellness, thereby preventing suicide.
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Kittens Today in stevensville, MI
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near stevensville.
Chaos in Buchanan continues as mayor recall petition rejected for spelling error
BUCHANAN, Mich. - The first hearing for the recall of the mayor of Buchanan was held Monday evening but was cut short over a spelling error. ABC57 News is told the Berrien County Election Commission rejected to hear the case until the information is clear and accurate. And while the...
Trojan hoops teams begin season with losses
STURGIS — Both the Sturgis basketball teams started this week on the wrong end of the scoreboard. Despite the tough start to the week, both coaches are looking forward to getting back on the courts and fighting for a chance to win. On Monday, the Sturgis girls fell to...
South Shore passengers being bussed between South Bend, Michigan City due to freight train derailment
(WNDU) - If you plan on taking the South Shore Line to head west toward Chicago, you’ll need to hop on a bus before you hop on a train. The rail line says passengers are currently being bused between the South Bend International Airport and the Carroll Ave. station in Michigan City after a slow-moving South Shore freight train derailed adjacent to the South Shore tracks on Tuesday.
Niles murder suspect gets trial date
NILES — The man charged in the shooting death of a Niles man at his North 12th Street home in late September is headed to trial next spring after the conclusion of a preliminary hearing Tuesday in Berrien County Trial Court. Jamie Phillip Perry, 29, of St. Louis, Missouri, faces four felony charges in connection […] The post Niles murder suspect gets trial date appeared first on Leader Publications.
South Bend Police Seek Assistance in Locating Missing 76-Year-Old Resident
SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The South Bend Police Department is urgently seeking the community's help in locating 76-year-old Norman Spiess, who went missing on Saturday. Described as wearing a yellow jacket, white collared shirt, brown pants, and a blue/white ball cap, Spiess was last seen near downtown South Bend.
St. Joseph County Sees Decline in Home Prices for November
SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The real estate landscape in St. Joseph County is experiencing a shift as home prices took a notable dip in November, reports our partners at the South Bend Tribune. According to the latest data, house prices witnessed a decrease of over 6% during the month.
MICHAEL BOLTON POSTPONES FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8 PERFORMANCE AT FOUR WINDS NEW BUFFALO TO SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2024
The Michael Bolton performance scheduled for this Friday, December 8 at Four Winds New Buffalo’s Silver Creek® Event Center has been postponed due to illness and has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 25, 2024. A statement from Michael Bolton’s management said, “Unfortunately, due to illness, Michael Bolton will...
Santa Claus and chapels: Christmas decorations pop up at Notre Dame
The Notre Dame community is in full Christmas swing, with halls hanging lights and Christmas trees decorated in buildings across campus. Notre Dame Stadium plays Christmas music throughout the day, a tradition that started seven years ago. With the help of the Student Union Board (SUB), Santa Claus made his...
Join Santa's Workshop @ The Studio for a Night of Creativity and Holiday Fun!
Get ready for a night of creativity and holiday cheer at Santa's Workshop @ The Studio ! Taking place on Friday, December 8, from 6:00-8:00pm , this special event will be held at the ArtDabbler Designs located at 623 East Lasalle Avenue, South Bend, IN 46617 .