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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

$5,000 reward offered for information on who burned deer alive in Fulton County

A $5,000 reward is being offered by PETA for information that leads to an arrest and cruelty to animals conviction for whomever hit a deer...

Goshen man gets “ATHE1ST” license plate after appeal

ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — A Goshen man who was initially denied a personalized Indiana license plate reading "ATHE1ST" has received the plate after filing...

Patrick Industries acquires Elkhart-based plastics maker

A major employer in Elkhart has acquired another Elkhart-based company.Patrick Industries has purchased Medallion Plastics Inc. this week, according to the Elkhart Truth."Medallion's high...

Mishawaka man sentenced to 71 years after beating death of neighbor

A Mishawaka man has been sentenced to 71 years in prison for beating his elderly neighbor to death after she complained of loud music.43-year-old...

Wakarusa Police Department precinct vote tabled for another month

The vote to create a new facility for the Wakarusa Police Department has been tabled until next month.The Town Council says they want their...

Elkhart officers equipped with new body cameras

A few short months after their use was suspended, body cameras are back on the job this week with Elkhart Police officers.Use of the...

Psychiatric evaluations ordered for Warsaw man accused of beating toddler to death

A judge ordered two psychiatric evaluations for a man accused of a killing a two-year-old girl.The evaluations will look at two issues: First, whether...

Mosquitoes could be a bigger problem than usual this spring

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) – A Purdue University entomology professor says if Indiana’s mild weather continues the state could see more mosquitoes and ticks this...

Teacher’s union statuses in Indiana could be publicized if state bill passes

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers are considering a measure that requires publicizing the percentage of teachers who are union members and, in some cases,...

Mother of Norman Gary withdraws lawsuit against Elkhart police officers

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The mother of an Elkhart man fatally shot by police has asked to withdraw her federal lawsuit alleging excessive force...