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Motorcyclist injured in hit-and-run crash in Elkhart
ELKHART, Ind. (WNDU) - A motorcyclist has serious injuries after being involved in a crash in Elkhart. It happened in the area of Cassopolis and Simonton Streets around 12:45 Saturday morning. Police are investigating the collision between the motorcycle and a vehicle as a hit-and-run. Anyone with information is asked...
19-year-old Niles man killed in crash
CASS COUNTY, Mich.-- A 19-year-old Niles man died last night after the vehicle he was riding in crashed into a tree on Daily Road in Cass County. Investigators say Tabor Lock was a passenger in the vehicle driven by a 20-year-old Edwardsburg man. The driver was rushed to Memorial Hospital...
Area Police Reports
Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated the following incidents:. 12:44 p.m. Friday, June 2, 6400 block of West Roy Drive, Cromwell. Dustin C. Bussard was the victim of theft. Value of $1,425. 8:45 a.m. Friday, June 2, 400 block of West Main Street, Silver Lake. Renee E....
UPDATE: Missing South Bend teen found safe, Silver Alert canceled
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - A Silver Alert issued for a missing South Bend teen has been canceled. South Bend Police say Devyne Lewis, 13, was found safe. 13-year-old Devyne Lewis was last seen on Friday morning near the 4400 block of Elwood Avenue. She is 5 feet tall and...
Elkhart Police Dept. looking to identify suspect, truck in theft investigation
ELKHART, Ind. (WNDU) - The Elkhart Police Department needs your help identifying a suspect in an ongoing theft investigation. Police say the theft happened Tuesday outside of the Tradewinds Restaurant and the Galley Sports Pub in the 3100 block of Northview Drive. The suspect is a man who is associated...
Changes coming to anchor desk for 16 News Now on weekdays, weeknights
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - We have a programming alert to tell you about here at WNDU, as we’re making some big changes at the anchor desk for our weekday and weeknight newscasts!. Tricia Sloma and Christine Karsten will still bring you the news on 16 Morning News Now...
Bluegrass Festival returns to Niles for 21st year
NILES — The sounds of string instruments filled the air around the amphitheater at Riverfront Park as day two of the 21st annual Niles Bluegrass festival got underway Friday afternoon. Friday’s lineup included Phil Strauss and Friends, the Red Bud Ramblers, Backwater Revival and Stealin’ The Farm. Organized by the Riverfront Optimist Club, the festival, […] The post Bluegrass Festival returns to Niles for 21st year appeared first on Leader Publications.
Goshen teenagers sentenced for involvement in deadly shooting
Two Goshen teenagers have been sentenced for their involvement in a deadly shooting. The shooting took place in April of 2022 at the 7-Eleven on Elkhart Road in Goshen and resulted in the death of Santino Garcia. Leonardo Chavarria and Alejandro Briano were found guilty of reckless homicide earlier this...
Discover the Underground Railroad at the Historic Bonine House in Vandalia
The historic Bonine House in Vandalia, a stop on the Underground Railroad, is open for tours from 2 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and occasionally on weekends. The Underground Railroad Society of Cass County has also created a driving tour of 20 sites in the area. Maps can be found at Milo Barns Park or on urscc.org.Visit here for more details.
Elkhart Police Dept. searching for missing 54-year-old woman
ELKHART, Ind. (WNDU) - The Elkhart Police Department needs your help finding a missing 54-year-old woman. Bernice Fields was last seen on May 23 in South Bend wearing a white T-shirt and black shorts. Bernice was reported missing to the Elkhart Police Department on Tuesday. If you have any information...
BASC Pride Committee announces inaugural Pride on The Common event
BUCHANAN — June is Pride month and a local organization is getting ready to celebrate. The Buchanan Area Senior Center Pride Committee is hosting the first Pride Event at The Common in Buchanan from 5 to 10 p.m. Sunday, June 25. Presented by Cannavista Wellness, the concert event is free and open to all ages. […] The post BASC Pride Committee announces inaugural Pride on The Common event appeared first on Leader Publications.
SBPD and South Bend Venues, Parks, and Arts throw summer cook-out at Kennedy Park
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - The South Bend Police Department has partnered with South Bend Venues, Parks, and Arts for a family cook-out. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the kick-off to Summer invited families out to Kennedy Park to play some games, get their face painted, eat some hot dogs grilled up by officers, and join them to hang out and have some fun for free.
Air Quality Action Day issued for Saturday
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - The state has again issued an Air Quality Action Day due to high ozone levels expected across Indiana on Saturday. In our area, St. Joseph, Elkhart, and LaPorte counties are all under the Air Quality Action Day. Hotter temperatures with little cloud cover are conditions...
Food Bank of Northern Indiana announces mobile distribution sites for June
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - The Food Bank of Northern Indiana will be offering mobile sites for food pick-up in June. Those in need of food assistance can get assorted items free of charge, pre-boxed and bagged. The food is first come, first serve, and while supplies last. It is...
Renowned music merchandise brand sets up shop at Niles Bluegrass Festival
NILES — At the Niles Bluegrass Festival, a new local business is giving community members a glimpse of what is to come. Jen Tabor, owner of lifestyle brand Souldier, was on hand as one of the many vendors at the festival in Riverfront Park. Founded in 2005 in Chicago, Souldier produces custom goods including fretted […] The post Renowned music merchandise brand sets up shop at Niles Bluegrass Festival appeared first on Leader Publications.
Granger man hospitalized after motorcycle crash
A Granger man on a motorcycle was hospitalized after a crash in Elkhart County. The collision happened around 4 a.m. on Thursday, June 1, at County Road 20 and Holiday Place. Sheriff’s investigators say a 22-year-old Elkhart man was westbound and made a left-hand turn in front of the 22-year-old motorcyclist, causing the crash.
Search underway for missing 13-year-old girl in South Bend
Lewis has been reported as a runaway and we are seeking assistance in locating her. Lewis was last seen on the morning of June 2 near the 4400 block of Elwood Avenue. She is 5-foot tall, 110 lbs., and was last seen wearing a blue polo, tan shorts and white shoes. She also wears glasses.
Highly respected retired fire chief passes away
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind--Long time Harris Township firefighter and fire chief Norman Crocker has passed away at the age of 91. Crocker began his 35-year career as a volunteer firefighter with the Harris Township Fire Department in 1959. He moved up through the ranks for about 20 years before relocating...
Notre Dame football in Taylor Swift song form
If you have followed us here at Fighting Irish Wire for much time at all you’ve likely become aware that each writer currently employed with the site not only has roots in Chicagoland but currently lives in the area. With that in mind, the biggest event this weekend in Chicago is Taylor Swift’s run of three concerts at Soldier Field starting Friday night.
1 killed, 1 seriously hurt in Jefferson Township crash
A 19-year-old man was killed in a Thursday evening crash in Jefferson Township.
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