Shots Fired at South Bend Gas Station: One Injured in Monday Night Shooting
1 injured in shooting at gas station.Photo byabc57 News. On Monday evening, a shooting took place at a gas station located on Lincolnway East near South Street in South Bend. The incident occurred just before 9 p.m. local time and resulted in one person being injured.
Say Goodbye To Your Local Walmart: Retail Giant Shutting Down Several Locations in April!
Although Walmart has been known for its affordability and convenience, the company has been forced to shut down several of its stores. Photo by(Mike Mozart/Flickr) Walmart, one of the world's biggest retailers, has announced the closure of several stores across four states in the United States on April 21. While the mega-retailer didn't give a specific reason for the closure, the decision was made after a difficult review process, according to a company spokesperson. The closure will result in the loss of jobs and access to a one-stop shopping destination for many shoppers.
South Bend Walmart Shutting Down, Leaving Over 260 Employees Without Jobs
A statement from 1st District CouncilmanPhoto byWNDU News. The Portage Road Walmart store in South Bend will be closing its doors on April 21, leaving over 260 employees without a job. The closure was announced last week and has caused concern among community leaders and residents about the future of the area.
South Bend Common Council At Large Candidates Discuss Key Issues at Voter Forum
On Tuesday night, five Democratic candidates running for three at-large seats on the South Bend Common Council participated in a forum to discuss important issues impacting the community. The forum was aimed at educating voters ahead of the May primary elections and providing them with a clearer sense of the candidates' views.
South Bend Faces Epidemic Levels of Youth Vaping, Warns Health Experts
Rising Rate of Youth that is vappingPhoto byWNDU News. Health experts are raising the alarm over the rising rates of youth vaping and synthetic drug use, which they say have reached "epidemic levels" across the US. Local organizations recently held a town hall meeting to discuss the dangers of these deceptive addictions, which are particularly affecting young people. The goal of the meeting was to educate families and reduce abuse among youth in the hopes of improving their overall quality of life.
This Little Hole-in-the-Wall Restaurant serves some of the Best Pie in Indiana
There is no shortage of delicious food in the state of Indiana. From fried chicken to sugar cream pie, the Hoosier state is known for its comfort food. With so many options to choose from, it can be hard to discern which food establishments are good, and which ones are great. But, if we've learned anything from the experts, some of the best and most mouthwatering restaurant establishments are hidden in the most unassuming places.
Gunfire on South Bend's Northwest Side: One Injured in Shooting Incident
The South Bend Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on Sunday night in the 1800 block of Johnson Street, on the city's northwest side. According to police, one person was injured in the incident but their injuries are not considered to be life-threatening.
Inmates at South Bend Re-Entry Center Raise Funds to Send 125 Kids to Symphony
South Bend native Jason WilderPhoto bySouth Bend Tribune. South Bend Community Re-Entry Center residents have raised funds to send 125 children to see the South Bend Symphony Orchestra. The Re-Entry Center houses around 180 men in the last 12 months of their prison sentences, and they hold jobs and participate in educational and self-improvement opportunities.
South Bend Teen Faces Sentencing in Shooting Case
A South Bend teen is set to be sentenced on Monday for his involvement in a shooting that occurred in March of 2022. Taron Branch Jr., who was initially charged with attempted murder, is expected to receive a lesser sentence after reaching a plea deal with prosecutors.
Cat-ffeine Fix: South Bend's First Cat Cafe is the Purr-fect New Spot for Coffee in Michiana!
South Bend, Indiana, has a new spot for coffee lovers and cat enthusiasts alike. The city's first "cat cafe," called The Cat Lady Cafe, opened its doors this weekend, offering a unique experience to patrons who can enjoy their drinks while hanging out with cats that are up for adoption.
Revving Up for a Fourth Year: South Bend Auto Show Brings New Features and Classic Cars!
The South Bend Auto Show returned to the Century Center for its 4th yearPhoto byWSBT News. The South Bend Auto Show made its return this past weekend for the fourth consecutive year, offering car enthusiasts and families alike the opportunity to witness over 210 classic cars on display. Additionally, the event featured various vendors who sold unique collectibles.
Retailer Pulling the Plug: 5 Stores in Indiana to Close, Selling Everything in Massive Liquidation Sale
The ongoing financial issues of the discount retailerTuesday Morninghave led to them selling everything - including fixtures and equipment. Last month I wrote an article about the discount retailer known as Tuesday Morningclosing five of its stores in Indiana.
Walmart closes more stores due to drop in sales
U.S. economic growth has slowed due to inflation and the interest rate increase imposed by the Federal Reserve. Customers' financial capacity is also declining and is evidenced by poor sales at several stores.
Pedal Power: South Bend Hosts 25th Annual Bike Swap, Showcasing Michiana's Thriving Biking Community
Michiana’s biking community came together for the 25th annual bicycle swap meet, hosted by the Northern Indiana Mountain Bicycle Association (NIMBA) and Michiana Bicycle Association (MBA) at St. Patrick’s county park. The event provided an opportunity for people to sell old bicycles, parts, or accessories that were gathering dust in garages while showcasing the different styles of bicycles available.
‘Meet the Bunny' Fundraiser Returns to Martin's Super Markets
Martin's Super Markets, a retail chain with 20 locations across Indiana and Michigan, brought back its beloved 'Meet the Bunny' fundraiser on Saturday after a two-year hiatus. The event featured a special appearance from the Easter Bunny and invited families to take a photo with the bunny in exchange for a $5 donation to a local non-profit organization.
South Bend Democratic Candidates Express Concerns Over Walmart Closure
A group of Democratic candidates for city offices in South Bend, Indiana have expressed their concerns over the closure of a northwest-side Walmart, stating that the city's leaders have displayed "toxic positivity". They fear that the closure of the store will result in a loss of jobs, tax revenue, and access to affordable groceries for local residents.
Rev Your Engines! South Bend Auto Show Brings Over 200 Unique Vehicles to Century Center
Over 200 automobiles have made their way to the Century Center in South Bend for the annual auto show. The event showcases some of the coolest muscle, vintage, racing, and custom vehicles in the Michiana area. The show is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday.
South Bend Prosecutor Takes Action: Juvenile Faces Delinquency Petition in Death of Donnie Gray, Jr.
Crime ScenePhoto byabc57 News16-Year-Old Accused in Death of 15-Year-Old Donnie Gray Jr. Faces Delinquency Petition and Adult Trial Motion. The St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office has filed a delinquency petition against a 16-year-old accused of being involved in the death of 15-year-old Donnie Gray Jr. on March 16. The teenager has also been charged with reckless homicide, a level 5 felony when committed by an adult, and dangerous possession of a firearm, a misdemeanor when committed by an adult. Prosecutors have filed a motion requesting that the juvenile be tried as an adult.
2 Cities in Indiana Have Been Ranked as the Best Places To Retire in the United States
Disclaimer:The following information is updated for 2023. It is for educational purposes. If you're looking to settle down into retirement in the great state of Indiana, you should add the following towns to your list.
South Bend Native Poised to Make History as New Notre Dame Men's Basketball Coach, Inspiring Hope for Future Success
Notre Dame Men's Basketball is getting ready to embark on a new chapter in their history as they are near hiring a new coach, Micah Shrewsberry, to replace recently retired coach Mike Brey. Shrewsberry is a familiar face in the Michiana area, having spent two years coaching basketball at IUSB and previously worked with organizations like Butler University, Purdue University, and the Boston Celtics before joining Penn State in 2021. This year, he helped lead the Nittany Lions to their first NCAA Tournament since 2011.
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