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4 hrs ago | Indiana Law Blog

Ind. Decisions - More on the Elkhart Four appeals

Yesterday, after posting about an unsuccessful St. Joseph County trial court challenge to a felony-murder charge, the ILB added, after another felony-murder case, now on appeal: Here is the docket of the appeal of two of the Elkhart defendants to the Court of Appeals.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

WSJV-TV South Bend

St. Joseph County working to consolidate dispatch centers before deadline

Indiana has counties across the state consolidating their 911 dispatch centers. The state will require two dispatch centers per county starting in 2015.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Walkerton, IN, Mishawaka, IN, South Bend, IN

Journalgazette.net

18-year-old bicyclist shot dead in South Bend

SOUTH BEND, Ind. Police say an 18-year-old was fatally shot in the head while riding a bicycle on a South Bend street.

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Related Topix: South Bend, IN

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Milton-Madison Bridge to reopen by Thursday night

Police say an 18-year-old was fatally shot in the head while riding a bicycle on a South Bend street.

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Related Topix: Madison, IN, Speedway, IN, Marion County, IN

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WNDU-TV South Bend

St. Joseph County leaf pickup resumes Friday

St. Joseph County's leaf pickup program will resume Friday, after the brutal winter forced service to be suspended in December.

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Related Topix: Weather

WNDU-TV South Bend

Weather radios are one way to prepare for severe weather

Spring is usually known for warmer temperatures but as we look to the end of April into May, we should also be aware of the threat of severe weather.

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Related Topix: Weather

WSJV-TV South Bend

Dowagiac Police Blotter 4-15-14

A Syracuse woman has been charged with seven felonies and one misdemeanor after police say she led them on a car chase across the Michigan state line with her daughter on her lap, after illegally taking A Syracuse woman has been charged with seven felonies and one misdemeanor after police say she led them on a car chase across the Michigan state ... (more)

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Related Topix: Syracuse, IN, Elkhart County, IN

WHTC

More scary details from child abduction story

A story we first reported Monday gets even scarier. Michigan State Police say the Indiana woman they chased across southern St. Joseph County on Sunday with her abducted 5-year-old daughter on her lap was high on cocaine at the time.Dash cam video shows her extending her middle finger as she was being pursued west on U.S. 12 toward Constantine, ... (more)

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WTCA-AM Plymouth

Arrests by Officer Workman

Plymouth Police Officer Derek Workman responded to the Prosecutor's Office and arrested Vandosen for Nonsupport of a Dependent Child.

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Related Topix: Marshall County, IN, Lapaz, IN, Plymouth, IN, South Bend, IN

WSJV-TV South Bend

South Bend plans new programs to help youth avoid gangs

In the state of Indiana, St. Joseph County has one of the highest number of juvenile offenders in the state, with 45, just behind Lake County with 47 offenders.

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Related Topix: South Bend, IN, Family, Kids

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Woman Arrested After Abducting Her Daughter

A woman in St. Joseph County has been arrested, after investigators say she abducted her own daughter during a supervised visit on Sunday afternoon.

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WSJV-TV South Bend

South Bend police officials talk stopping crime in the area

The South Bend Police Department has investigated five murders in the first quarter of this year.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, South Bend, IN

WSJV-TV South Bend

South Bend Police Department hosts Award Ceremony

The South Bend Police Department held its 12th annual Awards Ceremony on Sunday afternoon.

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Related Topix: South Bend, IN, Weather, Osceola, IN

Sat Apr 12, 2014

WSJV-TV South Bend

Nine people involved in two car crash in Berrien County

The crash happened near the intersection of Park Road and Meadowbrook Road in Bainbridge Township around noon.

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Related Topix: Weather, South Bend, IN

Free Republic

2-year-old killed by stray bullet

The family of a 2-year-old that was shot last night has set up a memorial fund to help the family.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, South Bend, IN

WSJV-TV South Bend

South Bend anti-violence commission member talks strategy

"We need to have it stopped, it needs to be stopped," said Tracy Lazo Thursday night at a vigil for her relative, two-year-old John Swoveland Jr. He was killed by a stray bullet just the day before.

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Related Topix: South Bend, IN, Violent Crime

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WNDU-TV South Bend

Indiana petition to change sexual assault law gains momentum

Indiana rape victims and survivor advocates are petitioning to eliminate the statute of limitations to report a sexual assault in Indiana.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence

WNDU-TV South Bend

Learn where your food comes from with 2014 Ag Days

Warmer weather is hitting the Michiana area this weekend and what better way to spend a beautiful day than out with family or friends? 2014 Ag Days are already in full swing.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

WNDU-TV South Bend

Crime Watch: 2011 fatal hit-and-run remains unsolved

Police are looking for tips about a fatal hit and run that occurred three years ago.

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WSJV-TV South Bend

Drivers reminded to be cautious in work zones

Governor Mike Pence has declared the week of April 7th until the 11th to be Work Zone Awareness Week in Indiana.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Mike Pence, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Violent Crime

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