Elkhart's First Presbyterian Church Brings Nativity Scene to Life with 'Back to Bethlehem' EventThe Bendr DailyNewsBreak Contributor
Late-Night Shooting Injures Two on South Bend's South SideThe Bendr DailyNewsBreak Contributor
Stabbing Investigation Unfolds in Mishawaka: Male Victim Seeks Help After Saturday Night IncidentThe Bendr DailyNewsBreak Contributor
Elkhart Man Receives 43-Year Sentence for Fatal Shooting Following Drug DealThe Bendr DailyNewsBreak Contributor
Mishawaka Police Car Stolen After Shoplifting Incident Leads to PursuitNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
Buchanan man gets prison time for Harding’s theft
NILES — A Buchanan man who stole lottery tickets from a Harding’s Market was sentenced to prison Monday in Berrien County Trial Court. Lawrence Woods, 46, of Buchanan, pleaded guilty to larceny $1,000 to $20,000 and was sentenced to 12 months to five years in prison and $4,758 in fines, costs and restitution. He has […] The post Buchanan man gets prison time for Harding’s theft appeared first on Leader Publications.
Election commission rejects petition to recall Buchanan mayor
BUCHANAN, Mich. (WSBT) — There was an abrupt turn of events in a Berrien County courthouse on Monday. During the first hearing for a petition to recall the mayor of Buchanan. There was a hearing on the language of the petition that brought the mayor and those who filed...
Police investigate vehicle incident on Ironwood Road, Monday evening
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. - The St. Joseph County Police are investigating a two-vehicle incident on the 3600 block of South Ironwood Road, Monday evening. Police received a call around 6:00 p.m. regarding the incident and initial concerns that a person might be stuck in a vehicle. As first responders...
Families of inmates respond to lockdown at St. Joe County Jail
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The lockdown at the St. Joseph County Jail, which began November 15, may have ended Monday afternoon. Lockdown conditions keep inmates inside their cells for up to 24 hours a day, typically with one hour of allotted time outside. ABC57 reached out to the St....
Hannah Herman crowned Miss Buchanan 2024
NILES — The new Miss Buchanan was enthroned in style. 11 young women showcased their red carpet style and unique talents to become the face of the community in 2024. When the dust settled, Hannah Herman was crowned Miss Buchanan 2024 Saturday evening at Buchanan High School. Herman inherits the crown from Miss Buchanan 2023 […] The post Hannah Herman crowned Miss Buchanan 2024 appeared first on Leader Publications.
These stevensville, MI based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
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.
Two People Hospitalized Following Shooting at South Bend Gas Station
• Two people were shot at a GoLo gas station in South Bend. • The shooting occurred on Sunday, December 3, around 8:50 p.m. • Both victims were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Man’s attempted murder, domestic battery conviction charges overturned
A man’s conviction on attempted murder and domestic battery charges has been overturned. A jury in St. Joseph County found 51-year-old Stevie Bradley guilty of multiple counts, including attempted murder and domestic battery, back in August 2022. Last month, the Indiana Court of Appeals found that Bradley’s trial was...
Cass County Jail releases man accused of stealing Mishawaka police car
Just 3 days after a Mishawaka squad was stolen from a Menards parking lot, the suspect has been released. 42-year-old Michael Eppenbaugh out on bond after he took control of the police car during an altercation with a Mishawaka officer. WSBT spoke with the undersheriff at the Cass County jail...
Search underway for missing South Bend man
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WSBT) — Police in South Bend need your help finding a missing man. 44-year-old Benjamin Cannon was last seen on December 1 wearing a gray coat, blue jeans, an orange hoodie and a black scarf. Cannon is described as being 5' 8", weighing 240 pounds and...
Auten Road closed this week between Laurel, Lilac roads
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. (WNDU) - If you normally take Auten Road to get across the St. Joseph River, you’ll need to find another route this week. Auten Road is currently closed between Laurel Road and Lilac Road so workers can remove and replace part of the roadway. Drivers...
Rain and snow in the forecast today
Prepare for a rocky Tuesday morning commute as slushy snow and wintry mix moves through Michiana. The bulk of the rain/snow starts moving in from the southwest around 6am, South Bend will likely start seeing snowflakes closer to 7am. Any accumulation won't amount to very much and won't stick around long with temperatures warming into the upper 30's later today. Rain/snow wraps up during the early afternoon, skies stay cloudy the rest of the day. Most of tonight remains mainly dry, but lake effect snow showers are possible, especially early tomorrow morning. The rest of Wednesday should be dry and mostly cloudy, temperatures stay near 40. Thursday brings a big change to the forecast - temperatures jump to 50 with sunshine returning to our skies. Weather stays fair and mild through the end of the week, but rain returns Saturday with rain/snow taking over the weekend.
South Bend Police Department Hosts 'Cookies with Santa' Event, Accepts Donations for Children
• The South Bend FOP is hosting a Cookies with Santa event at the South Bend Police Department. • The event will take place on Monday, December 4, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. • Families can visit with Santa Claus and take a free photo.
Campus Life Council discusses on-campus mental health initiatives
The Campus Life Council (CLC) welcomed Chris Conway, director of the University Counseling Center (UCC) and Margaret Morgan, director of the Center for Student Support and Care, to discuss the state of student wellness resources on campus Monday. Chaired by student body president Daniel Jung, the CLC is a committee...
St. Joseph County home prices fell 6.4% in November, with houses listed at a median of $219,850
The median home in St. Joseph County listed for $219,850 in November, down 6.4% from the previous month's $234,975, an analysis of data from Realtor.com shows. Compared to November 2022, the median home list price decreased 18.2% from $267,475. The statistics in this article only pertain to houses listed for...
Singalong with Michiana Lighthouse Chorus as they present 'A Cappella Christmas'
BUCHANAN — Michiana Lighthouse Chorus presents “A Cappella Christmas” at 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Roti Roti Art Center of Buchanan, 117 W. Front St. The program includes some “standards” and then the audience will be invited to participate in some seasonal singalongs. The...
Former Notre Dame QB heading back to school to play different sport
Former Notre Dame quarterback Tyler Buchner is returning to South Bend, but this time, he's trading in his shoulder pads for a lacrosse stick. I’m told that Buchner will finish the Bama football season with the team (as has been reported in multiple outlets), then intends to return to Notre Dame, where he’ll join the defending @NCAALAX champions @NDlacrosse in time for the 2024 season. https://t.co/RNY6JGiwps— Terry Foy (@TerenceFoy) December 5, 2023 Buchner transferred from Notre Dame last offseason and followed former Irish offensive coordinator Tommy Rees to Alabama, where he briefly got the opportunity to win the starting role in Week...
Mishawaka man gets probation for drunk driving
CASSOPOLIS — A Mishawaka man will have the chance to keep a felony drunk driving conviction off his record if he’s successful on probation for the next year. Robert Justin Loomis, 47, of Mishawaka, pleaded guilty to third offense drunk driving under a delayed sentencing provision and was sentenced Friday in Cass County Circuit Court […] The post Mishawaka man gets probation for drunk driving appeared first on Leader Publications.
Local Favorite St. Joe Winter Beer Fest Returns January 27: Get Your Tickets Now!
St. Joe Today has confirmed the St. Joe Winter Beer Fest will take place on January 27, 2024. The event, for those 21 and older, will be located at the intersection of Broad St. and Lake Blvd. in St. Joseph, Michigan. The festival will last from 12:00p to 4:00p, with a cap of 1,050 attendees. Tickets were made available on December 1, 2023, with two types on offer.
UPDATE: Woman reported missing found safe
UPDATE: According to South Bend Police, Loretta Duda has been located and is safe. ORIGINAL STORY: South Bend Police are asking for help finding a woman reported missing. Loretta Duda, 52, was last seen by friends and family several months ago, but was only recently reported as missing. Duda is...