St Joseph County Newswire

St Joseph County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for St Joseph County, IN.

Results 1 - 20 of 226 in St Joseph County, IN

  1. 2nd Congressional Leadership Position - Sarber AppointedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 14 | WTCA-AM Plymouth

    The beginning of 2018 has been a buzzing time for the Marshall County political scene. Many candidates have already filed for re-election or to fill open seats - and more are sure to come.

    Comment?

  2. Backlog on rape test kits fails sex assault victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The Tribune

    Police and prosecutors must move quickly to correct a problem in tracking sexual assault kits that, in some cases, have remained untested for decades. The longer the issue remains unresolved, the more likely it is that people will feel victimized again by a criminal justice system that's failed them.

    Comment?

  3. Sign of the times - then and nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 5 | Journal Gazette

    Beverly D. Crone, a former St. Joseph County commissioner, died Sunday at 85 in South Bend.

    Comment?

  4. Authorities: Apartment occupants fatally shot 13-year-oldRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 3 | The Republic

    Authorities say the occupants of a northern Indiana apartment fired the shots that killed a 13-year-old boy during an attempted home invasion last week. The St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office said Wednesday that investigators are still reviewing what happened when Tyshawn Taylor was shot about 10 p.m. Dec. 26 at an apartment complex in Mishawaka .

    Comment?

  5. Authorities: Slain teen was breaking into Indiana apartmentRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 3 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    Authorities say a 13-year-old boy was trying to break into a northern Indiana apartment when he was fatally shot last week. The St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office said Wednesday that Tyshawn Taylor was shot about 10 p.m. Dec. 26 at an apartment complex in Mishawka .

    Comment?

  6. State audit reveals 238 untested rape kits in Lake CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 29 | Chicago Tribune

    After a state audit showed Lake County with the third highest number of untested rape kits, local agencies said they want to commit to completing all future tests. Earlier this month, Indiana State Police released a report, spurred by a state Senate resolution last legislative session, to examine how many rape kits are untested across Indiana.

    Comment?

  7. Jefferson Mitchell Dean, Appellant-Defendant, v. State of Indiana, Appellee-Plaintiff.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | FindLaw

    ATTORNEY FOR APPELLANT Charles W. Lahey, South Bend, Indiana ATTORNEYS FOR APPELLEE Curtis T. Hill, Jr., Attorney General of Indiana, Michael Gene Worden, Deputy Attorney General, Indianapolis, Indiana [1] Jefferson Mitchell Dean appeals his conviction, following a jury trial, for Level 4 felony child molesting. 1 Dean contends that the trial court used an improper standard of review when the trial court ruled on his motion to suppress his police statement, and he makes policy arguments regarding the tactics used by police interrogators.

    Comment?

  8. Indiana Tax Court Breathes New Life into Ministry's Property Tax Exemption AppealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 28 | JD Supra

    The Indiana Tax Court in Lake County Trust Co., Trust No. 6 v. St. Joseph County Assessor on October 17th reversed the dismissal of an exemption appeal by a 501 non-profit, Flowers for Heaven, Inc., operating a pro-life ministry in South Bend for the 2013 assessment date.

    Comment?

  9. Indiana boy, 13, fatally shot during attempted home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 28 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    The St. Joseph County prosecutor's office says officers responding to reports of gunfire late Tuesday found the teenager at an apartment complex in Mishawka suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Authorities on Wednesday identified the boy as Tyshawn Taylor and said he was pronounced dead at the scene in the city just east of South Bend.

    Comment?

  10. Northern Indiana boy, 13, fatally shot during attempted home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    The St. Joseph County prosecutor's office says officers responding to reports of gunfire late Tuesday found the teenager at an apartment complex in Mishawka suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Authorities on Wednesday identified the boy as Tyshawn Taylor and said he was pronounced dead at the scene in the city just east of South Bend.

    Comment?

  11. November Indiana Employment Report Unemployment rate drops to 3.7 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | WTCA-AM Plymouth

    Indiana's unemployment rate stands at 3.7percent for November and remains lower than the national rate of 4.1 percent. With the exception of one month when it was equal , Indiana's unemployment rate now has been below the U.S. rate for more than four years.

    Comment?

  12. Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapersRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 26 | Washington Times

    It's one thing to oppose a feasible government idea to fix a long-standing problem when the naysayer also is proposing a better alternative to solving the issue. But when opposition digs in and simply says no, offering no counter-solutions, it's a clear sign of bad government.

    Comment?

  13. Indiana Conservation Officers investigate Drowning on St. Joseph RiverRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 24 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating after a man fell through the ice while fishing on the St. Joseph River in South Bend near Pinhook Park. St. Joseph County Dispatch received a 911 call about a man through the ice at approximately 2:45 p.m. December 22nd.

    Comment?

  14. Michigan man dies after falling through ice on Indiana riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 23 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    Authorities say a 43-year-old Michigan man has died after he fell through the ice while fishing on an Indiana river. Indiana Conservation Officers responded to a 911 call Friday afternoon from someone at a park along the St. Joseph River in South Bend.

    Comment?

  15. Michigan man dies after falling through ice on Indiana riverRead the original story

    Friday Dec 22 | Daily Journal

    Authorities say a 43-year-old Michigan man has died after he fell through the ice while fishing on an Indiana river. Indiana Conservation Officers responded to a 911 call Friday afternoon from someone at a park along the St. Joseph River in South Bend.

    Comment?

  16. Fisherman dies after falling through ice on St. Joseph RiverRead the original story

    Friday Dec 22 | Daily Herald

    Authorities say a man has died after he fell through the ice while fishing on the St. Joseph River in South Bend. Indiana Conservation Officers responded to a 911 call Friday afternoon from someone at Pinhook Park who said they saw a man fall through the ice and disappear.

    Comment?

  17. Shoplifting arrest led to Notre Dame suspensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 21 | MSNBC

    Some details have emerged regarding an off-field issue involving a pair of Notre Dame football players that will have an on-field impact on the team. The Fighting Irish announced Wednesday that two of its playing members, wide receiver Kevin Stepherson and running back C.J. Holmes , had been indefinitely suspended from all team activities.

    Comment?

  18. Shoplifting arrest led to Notre Dame players' suspensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 21 | MSNBC

    Some details have emerged regarding an off-field issue involving a pair of Notre Dame football players that will have an on-field impact on the team. The Fighting Irish announced Wednesday that two of its playing members, wide receiver Kevin Stepherson and running back C.J. Holmes , had been indefinitely suspended from all team activities.

    Comment?

  19. ISP traffic stop ends in 2 drug arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 19 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. - On Sunday, Indiana State Police arrested two men after a traffic stop turned up drugs and paraphernalia.

    Comment?

  20. Indiana State Trooper Arrests Two For Drugs Following Traffic StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 19 | WTCA-AM Plymouth

    On Sunday, December 17, around 1:00 a.m., Indiana State Trooper Kyle Glaze, made a traffic stop on a Nissan Altima for a moving violation on SR933 near Pendel, ultimately arresting two area men. While Glaze was talking to the driver of the Nissan, Lucas Garrett, age 36 of North Liberty, three officers with the St. Joseph County Police Department arrived to assist.

    Comment?