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 2020-08-13 12:46 

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Indiana coronavirus cases continue rising as kids head back to school...

Indiana's top doctor issued a warning today that there could be another spike in coronavirus cases if people do not take precautions. This comes as some kids are heading back to school, even though coronavirus numbers are still not heading in the righ...

 2020-08-13 11:21 

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Michigan City police investigating city's 2nd murder in 3 days...

Police in Michigan City investigating the city's second murder in three days. Officers were called Tuesday night to Garden Estates West Apartments on reports of shots fired. Police found a group of more than 50 people. They also found 27-year-old Dari...

 2020-08-13 11:04 

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Two more districts head back to school today...

Today more students will be heading back to the classroom. Two districts start today. Baugo Schools is allowing students to opt for in-person learning or live virtual learning. And New Prairie Schools will also begin the semester with a hybrid approach, b...

 2020-08-13 11:01 

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Silver Alert issued for 10-year-old girl missing out of Fort Wayne...

A Silver Alert has been issued for Adrianna Mendez, age 10. She was last seen wearing a pink top with black sleeves, and black pajama bottoms with pink stars. She was last seen in Fort Wayne a day ago and is believed in extreme danger. The following relea...

 2020-08-13 10:36 

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Protesters walking from Milwaukee to D.C. arrested in Kosciusko County...

Three protesters were arrested Wednesday night in Kosciusko County after state police asked them not to walk on US 30. It happened around 6 near Pierceton. The incident was captured on Facebook live by the group's leader. The protesters are a part of ...

 2020-08-12 23:07 

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South Bend school year kicks off online...

After months of uncertainty about what it would look like and how it would go, the school year in South Bend is finally off to a virtual start. It joined a list of other schools around the area that are now learning virtually -- or with a mix of virtual a...

 2020-08-12 22:30 

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Warsaw YMCA offering families e-learning support...

Warsaw Schools will be returning to in-person classes next Tuesday. Once a month, the schools will be closed for cleaning, and the YMCA is looking to help out. Because Warsaw schools are returning to in-person, the need wasn't as drastic, but the YMCA...

 2020-08-12 22:11 

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Sodus residents face up to four days without power, running water...

It's been been two days without power for people in Sodus because of Monday night's storm. A big tree fell onto some power lines Monday night causing many power outages in the area. The residents of Sodus are on well water, so when they lose power...

 2020-08-12 21:27 

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FACT: One person in critical condition after scooter hit by car Monday evening...

A South Bend man is in critical condition at Memorial Hospital after the electric scooter he was driving was hit by a car. 23-year-old Ashton Carr suffered a broken leg and skull fracture Monday evening in front of Marshall Traditional School. Carr's ...

 2020-08-12 21:07 

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Nonprofit organizations help working Elkhart parents manage virtual back-to-school...

Parents have a tough choice as school starts-- Do they stay home with students and not work? There's now another option. Three organizations are coming together to help. Some Elkhart County parents are facing what some are calling a childcare crisis, ...

 2020-08-12 20:31 

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Police, fire, medics responding to head-on crash in Penn Township...

Emergency crews are responding to a head-on collision that happened at McKinley and Apple Road in Penn Township. According to dispatch, the call went out at 3:46p. m. Multiple ambulances reponded. Dispatch says medics, fire and police are on scene. Two pe...

 2020-08-12 15:44 

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Health department issues warning about West Nile virus in St. Joseph County, Indiana...

Health officials are urging people in Indiana to protect themselves from mosquito bites. West Nile virus has been detected in mosquitoes in St. Joseph County. Read the full statement from the health department here. No human cases have been detected, but ...

 2020-08-12 14:11 

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We welcome Carson James Weppler to the world and the WSBT 22 family!...

We are happy to announce Carson James Weppler has arrived! He and his mother, WSBT 22 Meteorologist Abby Weppler, are doing great! \Abby had this to say on her Facebook page:He's here! Carson James Weppler made his grand entrance into the world at 7:4...

 2020-08-12 14:00 

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'Social district' would allow open alcohol in downtown Niles...

You could soon be allowed to drink alcohol in the streets of downtown Niles. Monday night the city council green-lit the creation of a "social district" allowing you to walk around with approved adult beverages in the several blocks, shown in red ...

 2020-08-12 13:27 

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Mishawaka teachers talk about how e-learning has changed for the better...

Mishawaka is back to school today. Even though students aren't heading back into the classroom, teachers say they are ready to teach them virtually. Shelley Yoder is prepared. She is a government and world history teacher at Mishawaka high school. Eve...

 2020-08-12 12:41 

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Elkhart Education Foundation offering a childcare and e-learning option for families...

A relief for parents in Elkhart -- A non-profit will be filling the gap for parents who have to work while their young kids e-learn. The Elkhart Education Foundation is offering EdCamp. It is childcare in an educational environment. "EdCamp is an answ...

 2020-08-12 11:52 

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Those without power may not get it back until Friday...

Thousands are still without power in southwest Michigan after Monday night's powerful storms. Indiana Michigan Power says it doesn't expect power to be completely restored for everyone in the hardest-hit areas of Michigan until Friday. There are a...

 2020-08-12 10:39 

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Funeral to be held Wednesday for South Bend firefighter killed in crash...

Today a South Bend firefighter killed in a motorcycle accident will be laid to rest. A funeral is being held today for Jeremy Bush. The service will be held at Saint Pius X Catholic Church in Granger, with limited seating. A live stream of the service wil...

 2020-08-12 10:08 

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Michigan National Guard soldier voices concerns over virus at Camp Grayling...

CRAWFORD COUNTY, Mich. , (WPBN/WGTU) -- Concerns over COVID-19 impacting soldiers with the Michigan National Guard at Camp Grayling was brought to light when a guard called the 7&4 Newsroom with worries about how the virus is being handled. “The fac...

 2020-08-12 09:48 

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Man in serious condition after shooting in South Bend...

Police are investigating a shooting in the 1400 block of S. Walnut Street in South Bend. The shooting happened around 8:30 near the Ice Box Skating Rink. One man was found with multiple gunshot wounds to the chest. He was taken to the hospital where he is...

 2020-08-11 23:59 

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Mentone homeowners thankful for community in the wake of devastating storm...

Neighborhoods in Mentone spent the day without power due to all the trees that came down. The good news is, most of the homes escaped damage. As homeowners continue the cleanup they are starting to find more to their homes, but for the most part it's ...

 2020-08-11 23:22 

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"This can be replaced:" Wakarusa residents grateful storm damage didn't include injuries...

People with a lot of damage to their properties aren't surprised to hear a tornado caused it. WSBT 22's Caroline Torie visited some farms that were hit hard along County Road 44, southwest of Wakarusa. People disrupted their Tuesday routine to cle...

 2020-08-11 22:53 

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Sen. Young proposes new loan program for pandemic-affected businesses...

Senator Todd Young visited The Barns at Nappanee today. It's just one of the many local businesses taking a large financial hit because of the pandemic. Senator Young is proposing new legislation that would help the hardest-hit businesses. It's ca...

 2020-08-11 22:12 

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Nappanee residents recall storm, assess damage...

Several neighborhoods in Nappanee were hit hard by last night's storm. It left many without power and many trees down. The Nappanee street department had a busy morning clearing fallen trees and branches from roads and yards. Homeowners like Jim Wolfe...

 2020-08-11 21:33 

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[ South Bend ]

Outdoor fitness park aims to provide safe, refreshing place to exercise amid pandemic...

Today's nice weather is great for getting outside, especially in Michigan, as gyms are still closed due to the coronavirus. There's now an outdoor fitness park in Berrien County that allows people to safely exercise. The Woods Fitness Park is like...

 2020-08-11 21:17 

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[ South Bend ]

South Bend Police searching for 17-year-old thought to have run away from home...

Police in South Bend are looking for 17-year-old Jaden Beghtel. Police report her parents say she ran away from home today and they are wanting to get in contact with her. If you have any information, call the South Bend Police Department at 574-235-9201....

 2020-08-11 19:38 

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[ South Bend ]

NWS: Two tornados touched down in Michiana during Monday's storm...

The National Weather Service (NWS) has confirmed that two tornados touched down in our area during Monday's storm. According to reports, one began southwest of Wakarusa, and the other in North Webster. Both were EF-1 ratings with winds between 90 and ...

 2020-08-11 15:47 

WSBT

[ South Bend ]

Potawatomi Zoo's flamingo chick dies...

Very sad update. Potawatomi Zoo's newest member, a flamingo chick, has died. The zoo posted the following to its Facebook page on Tuesday morning:We have some sad news to announce this morning. Our zookeepers noticed the flamingo chick wasn't acti...

 2020-08-11 14:05 

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[ South Bend ]

Goshen marching band member tests positive for coronavirus...

A Goshen marching band member has tested positive for coronavirus. It came after a family member also tested positive. The student was following all health department guidelines and was socially distancing. They also wore a mask when they were not playing...

 2020-08-11 13:35 

WSBT

[ South Bend ]

P-H-M board elects new diversity and inclusion officer...

Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation board members elected a new diversity and inclusion officer. Conversations about this started in June. It started with a group of current and former P-H-M students sharing their experiences of racism at the school on...

 2020-08-11 13:05 

WSBT

Missing Gaylord man with dementia found dead by police...

OTSEGO COUNTY, Mich. , (WPBN/WGTU) -- (Update: 8:30 a. m. , 8/11) Michigan State Police said Nelson Wheaton, missing since Saturday in Gaylord, was found dead on a two-track in Montmorency County Monday evening. His cause of death is unknown, but not beli...

 2020-08-11 11:59 

WSBT

[ South Bend ]

Local Army veteran receives purple heart...

A local Army veteran who was injured in Iraq has been surprised with a purple heart. Cory Schreiber of Lagrange received the honor 14 years after his vehicle was hit by an Improvised Explosive Device. The explosion left him with nerve damage to his back a...

 2020-08-11 11:36 

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Sen. Young visits Elkhart County to talk federal help for small businesses...

Today Senator Todd Young will be in Elkhart County to talk about federal help for small businesses. Senator Young and former Congressman Marlin Stutzman are scheduled to talk about the RESTART Act. They will speak at Stuzman's Barns at Nappanee around...

 2020-08-11 10:12 

WSBT

[ South Bend ]

More than 30K without power in Michiana...

Today officials from the National Weather Service will be in Wakarusa. They will determine if a tornado caused significant damage last night. A tornado warning was issued for the area at the time. Several homes had severe wind damage. More than 30,000 hom...

 2020-08-11 01:05 

WSBT

[ South Bend ]

Police chief: Increased patrols over the weekend led to reduced danger, fewer shootings...

South Bend Police say increased patrols over the weekend led to a reduction in dangerous behavior. The chief says he's pleased with the results so far. Big concerns over prior weekends were mass gatherings, people being hurt or killed by gunfire, and ...

 2020-08-11 00:37 

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South Bend Common Council to discuss citizens' police complaint board...

The South Bend Common Council will be getting an update this evening on the proposal to create a citizen's police complaint board. The board has been slowly making its way through the bureaucratic process after getting opposition from police and the M...

 2020-08-11 00:27 

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[ South Bend ]

Local veteran receives Purple Heart award in surprise ceremony...

One local veteran was surprised this afternoon with the Purple Heart. It's one of the highest honors a member of the military can receive. Cory Schreiber spent nine years in the military, serving in the Marines and Army. 14 years later, a memory he ca...

 2020-08-11 00:13 

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[ South Bend ]

Elkhart County commissioners hopeful about new court complex location...

Elkhart County leaders are now looking at a new location for a proposed $80 million courts complex. The first site picked earlier this year had too many issues. Now, the new location being looked at is a property off of CR 17, north of the US 20 bypass. T...

 2020-08-10 20:33 

WSBT

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SEVERE WEATHER: Michiana braces for storms with dangerously high winds, tornado potential...

4:40p EDT: ***SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH***Our entire area has been placed under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch. A line of storms, just west of Chicago, is quickly moving east. It has a history of wind gusts anywhere from 70-100 mph. It should be in NW Indian...

 2020-08-10 15:59 

WSBT

[ South Bend ]

Cleanup underway after storms cause damage in South Bend...

Storm cleanup us underway in South Bend. The early-morning storms hit hardest just west of US 31 from the South Bend International airport to the southwest side. A tree that fell onto a power line on Brick Road, and Harvest Pointe Drive, right off of Bric...

 2020-08-10 12:47 

WSBT

[ South Bend ]

Notre Dame students say university forced them to choose between education, safety...

Indiana public health officials are reporting a fourth consecutive day of more than a thousand new confirmed coronavirus cases in the state. That number is becoming a cause for concern for some students returning back to classes this fall. Two Notre Dame ...

 2020-08-10 11:48 

WSBT

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INTERVIEW: St. Joseph County health official updates us on coronavirus response...

St. Joseph County Health Department's Dr. Mark Fox joined us in studio this morning to give an update on how the county is handling the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-08-10 11:46 

WSBT

[ South Bend ]

Local sleep doctor prescribes good sleep no matter how your kids are learning this fall...

Over the next few weeks, kids in our area will head back to school. While some will learn from a classroom, others will stay at home. Either way, sleep doctors say, what they are doing at night will impact how they learn during the day. "Proper sleep ...

 2020-08-10 10:42 

WSBT

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New Paris Speedway driver airlifted to hospital is now home...

New information on a serious crash at the New Paris Speedway. According to the organization's Facebook page, driver Spencer Wortinger is now home and resting. During a...

 2020-08-10 09:42 

WSBT

[ South Bend ]

KKK flag hung over Bremen Mexican restaurant...

A Bremen business owner is speaking out after a KKK flag was seen hanging above her restaurant. Las Catrinas Mexican Restaurant opened up a month ago. Pamela Flores and her husband thought Bremen was the perfect place to open up a new business. About a we...

 2020-08-10 09:31 

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[ South Bend ]

Officials: Lightning strike may have started South Bend apartment fire...

Investigators say a fire at a South Bend apartment complex could have been sparked by a lighting strike. The fire started early Monday morning at the Hurwich Farms apartment complex off of Portage Avenue. No injuries were reported. The fire is now under c...

 2020-08-09 13:11 

WSBT

[ South Bend ]

Clear the Shelter event happening at South Bend Animal Resource Center...

There is a special discount available this month for people who adopt a dog from South Bend Animal Resource Center! Watch the video above and call (574) 235-9303 to learn more....

 2020-08-09 12:52 

WSBT

[ South Bend ]

Two injured in Cass County motorcycle crash...

A 25-year-old and a 28-year-old were transferred by ambulance and Air care to Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo for treatment after being ejected from their motorcycle Saturday night. According to Sheriff Richard J. Behnke of the Cass County Sheriff's Off...

 2020-08-09 12:08 

WSBT

[ South Bend ]

Goshen business owner's stance on masks draws condemnation, praise...

The owner of Embassy Coffee Company in Goshen has been vocal about his stance on mask wearing. It brought it a lot of negativity to their social media, but it's also brought them more business from people locally and out of state. A small-town coffee ...

 2020-08-09 11:18 

WSBT

[ South Bend ]

Man killed in Kosciusko County boating accident...

An Indiana man is dead after he was struck by a boat on Lake Wawasee in Kosciusko County Saturday evening. Initial investigation shows that the 20-year-old victim was one of three people being pulled on a tube behind a boat when they were thrown off into ...

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