CRIME & SAFETY
Police: Woman pistol-whipped outside Corby’s in overnight incident
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - The South Bend Police Department is investigating an armed assault with shots fired incident early Friday morning near Corby’s Irish Pub in South Bend. Officers were called just after 1:00 A.M. to the 400 block of E. LaSalle Avenue on reports of an armed...
Fugitive Friday: June 9, 2023
(WNDU) - Michiana Crime Stoppers needs your help tracking down several wanted fugitives!. If your anonymous tip leads to the arrest of one of these featured individuals, you could receive a reward of $300 cash. Robert Chapman is wanted out of St. Joseph County for failure to appear for the...
Man, 21, arrested for shooting on East Madison Street in South Bend
A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that happened earlier this week on East Madison Street in South Bend. Police were called around 2 a.m. on Monday, June 5, to the 1200 block of E. Madison Street on the report of a shooting. On arrival, officers...
Few details released after South Bend shooting
Few details have been released after a person was shot in South Bend. The gunfire happened around 10:15 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7, at North Adams Street and Lincoln Way West, near the Marathon gas station. The extent of the victim’s injuries was not immediately released. Also, there was no...
Home Again at Prison for Career Dealer
(South Bend, IN) - A heroin dealer from La Porte is now set to spend a considerable time in federal prison. Donta Bridges, 39, has been sentenced at U.S. District Court in South Bend to 210 months in prison, followed by six years of supervised release. He was convicted by a jury in October of heroin distribution, attempted heroin distribution, possession with intent to distribute controlled substances and being a felon in possession of a firearm.
South Bend wears orange for victims of gun violence
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - The city of South Bend turned its river lights orange for “Wear Orange Day.”. Around 20 people gathered outside Jon Hunt Memorial Plaza, including Mayor James Mueller, on Friday night. Organizers and activists from Connect 2 Be the Change and Moms Demand Action South...
Mishawaka man sentenced after pleading guilty to drug charges
A Mishawaka man has been sentenced in U.S. District Court after pleading guilty to possessing with intent to distribute methamphetamine. According to court documents, Cameron Moore, 52, sold methamphetamine throughout 2022. Additionally, in October of that year, investigators intercepted two packages intended for delivery to him through the U.S. Postal...
VIDEO: Elkhart FD rescues couple in truck hanging off bridge
ELKHART, Ind. (WISH) — Check out this video of the Elkhart Ind. Fire Department rescuing a man and a woman from a truck hanging off a bridge on the Indiana Toll Road. The video comes from Indiana State Police Sgt. Ted Bohner’s Twitter page.
Arrest made after end of SWAT situation in South Bend
A man was arrested after a SWAT situation on the northwest side of South Bend. Police were called to Olive Street and Prast Boulevard around 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7, after a man who had a gun barricaded himself in a home with 2-year-old child. After about an hour,...
Teen accused of murdering 11-year-old boy appears in court for initial hearing
The Caston Comets softball team has never played for a state championship, but that will change on Saturday — and the little town of Fulton is already celebrating. Why is now the time for Jack Swarbrick to step down?. Updated: 3 hours ago. What’s does Jack Swarbrick’s departure mean...
Couple rescued from dangling truck thanks first responders, says they're lucky
ELKHART, Ind. -- A couple is lucky to be home without a scratch Friday evening. “She and I are really, really lucky,” Mathew Logan says about him and his wife, Lisa Logan. The Logans hit the road Friday morning with plans to go pick up an appliance in Chicago, a four-hour drive from their home near Toledo, Ohio.
Scammers posing as Benton Harbor police, asking for donations
The crash happened late Thursday night on State Road 13 north of E. Shoop Road. Man hurt, damage reported to home in Elkhart shooting. Currently, no arrests have been made in connection with this shooting, which remains under investigation. Updated: 23 minutes ago. The South Bend Police Department is investigating...
Bond hearing set for suspect charged with murder in 11-year-old South Bend shooting death
SOUTH BEND — A bond hearing for the suspect charged with murder in the April 20 shooting death of T'yon Horston has been set for July 7. Dominick Williams Jr., 18, appeared Thursday before St. Joseph County Superior Court Judge Jeff Sanford with attorney Jeff Kimmell. Williams is being held in the St. Joseph County Jail without bond after he was apprehended in Fishers, Ind., on May 22 after St. Joseph County Prosecutor Ken Cotter had issued a warrant for Williams' arrest on a murder charge and a firearm enhancement charge for the April 20 shooting death of T'yon, 11, in the 600 block of North Johnson Street.
One person injured after State Road 23 crash
One person received serious injuries in a crash on State Road 23 in North Liberty. The collision happened around 8:10 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7, near Quinn Road, when one vehicle crossed the center line and struck another vehicle. The driver who police say crossed the center line is a...
Man hurt, damage reported to home in Elkhart shooting
ELKHART, Ind. (WNDU) - The Elkhart Police Department is investigating after a man was hurt and damage was reported to a home in a shooting on Thursday afternoon. Officers were called just before 4:20 p.m. to the area of Sherman Street and 3rd Street on reports of gunfire. While they were attempting to locate the scene, they were told that a 28-year-old man had arrived at the hospital with gunshot wounds.
SPECIAL REPORT: Don't Be a Target: Where Catalytic Converter Thefts Happen Most Often in South Bend
Your car or truck could be a target for bold, brazen thieves. Most vehicles feature a part that helps limit harmful emissions and toxins. WSBT told you on Tuesday night in Part one of our Special Report that precious metals in that catalytic converter could be scrapped for hundreds of dollars.
South Bend Police Athletic League host summer camps
SOUTH BEND, Ind. - The sun is out and so are schools across Michiana. If you feel out of time when it comes to your family’s summertime childcare arrangements, there are options available. Children 7-18 can still register for the South Bend Police Athletic League's Tennis and All Sports...
Elkhart woman charged in armed robbery at 7-Eleven
ELKHART, Ind. (WNDU) - An Elkhart woman has been charged in connection with an armed robbery last week at a 7-Eleven on the city’s east side. It happened just after midnight on Friday, June 2, at the &-Eleven at 2805 Toledo Road. The clerk told officers that a woman entered the store, approached the cash register, and demanded that he open it.
Personnel Updates at Mishawaka Police Department: New Officer Sworn In, Officer Emma Overton Resigns But Continues to Serve as Police Recruiter
Tanner Ducomb, a lateral transfer from Pokagon Police Department, has completed all necessary testing and examinations and was sworn in as a Probationary Patrol Officer by Mishawaka Mayor Dave Wood on June 6, 2023.
TSA confiscates gun from passenger at South Bend International Airport
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - A handgun was confiscated from a passenger attempting to bring the firearm onto their flight on Sunday. According to TSA officials, officers prevented the passenger during a routine screening of carry-on luggage around 5:45 a.m. A TSA officer spotted the image of the handgun, and...
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