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 2021-07-27 23:33 

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Developers planning updates to Lincoln Way East-Captial Avenue Corridor...

New restaurants, a new hotel, and a new street design will likely be coming to the Lincoln Way East - Capital Avenue Corridor. Developers recently got some zoning changes approved by the Mishawaka Common Council and are working on the street changes with ...

 2021-07-27 23:18 

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St. Joseph County Council discusses use of American Rescue Plan money...

Police cameras and paved roads-- two big projects St. Joseph County Council members are discussing tonight. A committee meeting started around 5:30, discussing how to spend money from the American Rescue Plan. There are some pretty big ticket items, and t...

 2021-07-27 22:30 

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Elkhart County fairgoers not deterred by heat...

The Summer heat continues all week, but it's not stopping people from having fun at the Elkhart County Fair....

 2021-07-27 22:06 

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P-H-M leaders holding meetings to discuss diversity curriculum with parents...

Penn-Harris-Madison is trying to set the record straight on its curriculum. School leaders say the district is not teaching Critical Race Theory, also known as CRT. P-H-M is inviting parents to learn more about what's being taught. The superintendent ...

 2021-07-27 21:57 

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Washington Park Beach fully staffed with lifeguards after announcing raises...

For the first time all year, lifeguards are monitoring Washington Park Beach in Michigan City. This comes just two weeks after the mayor raised their pay. After two drownings already and multiple rescues, Mayor Duane Parry wanted his beach to be secure. R...

 2021-07-27 21:13 

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South Bend man charged with murder in shooting death of girlfriend...

Formal murder charges have been filed in the shooting death of a woman at Waterford Glen apartments in South Bend. It happened Friday evening around 6:45 p. m. According to police, 24-year-old Demarice Williams shot his girlfriend, Macirra Williams, in th...

 2021-07-27 20:25 

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Alleged co-conspirator takes stand against teen accused of school shooting plot...

A co-conspirator in an alleged school shooting plot took the stand today. Johnny Schultz IV faces multiple charges for the alleged plot in Rochester. Schultz was taken into custody a year ago after someone tipped off the Rochester City Police and the FBI....

 2021-07-27 20:14 

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Part of Lincolnway West closed due to Mishawaka SWAT standoff...

Part of Lincolnway West is closed because of a SWAT standoff. It's happening near the 100 Center, just west of downtown. Dispatch tells us South Bend Police attempted a traffic stop, but the person in the car ran into a home on Taylor Street near Linc...

 2021-07-27 13:15 

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Gov. Whitmer focuses on affordable housing...

LANSING, Mich. (WPBN/WGTU) -- Communities across the state are dealing with the lack of affordable housing and now Gov. Gretchen Whitmer plans to announce a historic investment to help solve the issue. Gov. Whitmer will announce the housing plan at 2 p. m...

 2021-07-27 12:33 

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RV industry sets new record for shipments...

Despite an uptick in gas and diesel prices, the RV industry keeps ticking along. The industry set a new record for shipments in EACH of the past four quarters. Companies shipped more than 50,000 units in June. That's a 25 percent increase from the sam...

 2021-07-27 11:15 

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Free classes offer Naloxone and training...

Happening Wednesday, an opportunity to learn how to use a lifesaving drug and get free doses. Naloxone can bring people back from the brink of death if they overdose while using opiates. Every month, Oaklawn hosts a free training to equip people with Nalo...

 2021-07-27 00:02 

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Michigan investing in new RV plants, possibly in Sturgis...

The city of Sturgis could be the site of two new RV plants thanks to a grant from the state of Michigan. State officials announced today that two Elkhart companies will each receive $700,000 grants to build those new facilities. The plants are set to hous...

 2021-07-26 23:24 

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South Bend waiving late fees during parking ticket amnesty week...

If you have a parking ticket in the city of South Bend and are late in paying those, this is the week for you. The city clerk's office announced this is amnesty week for late fees. One thing to get clear-- this does not get you out of paying the ticke...

 2021-07-26 22:56 

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Former college instructor charged with criminal sexual conduct enters plea deal...

A former Southwestern Michigan College instructor accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student has entered into a plea deal. 60-year-old George Field faced 17 counts of criminal sexual conduct, insurance fraud and perjury charges. Field ...

 2021-07-26 22:28 

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South Bend Schools to present back-to-school safety plan...

The South Bend School board will be presenting their back to school safety plan today as students and teachers gear up to return to in-person instruction. The St. Joseph County Health Department says they are recommending to all schools in the area that m...

 2021-07-26 22:26 

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Goshen Schools will not require masks, quarantines for most students...

Students in our area will return to the classroom as soon as next week. For kids in Goshen, pandemic policies will look a lot different compared to last year. Masks will be optional for students and staff, except when they're identified as a close con...

 2021-07-26 22:08 

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"50 Yard Challenge" gives young people a chance to serve the community...

It's often a challenge to get young people out into the community helping others. But a national program is doing just that -- right in Mishawaka. Mowing the lawn may be a tedious chore you don't like to do. But for some, it can be too much to bea...

 2021-07-26 20:24 

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Jury trial begins for teen accused of planning school shooting...

It's day one of a trial for a man accused of planning a school shooting. We first broke this story last July when Donald Robin Jr. and John Schultz IV were arrested. Now, Schultz is facing charges for conspiracy to commit murder and intimidation while...

 2021-07-26 18:56 

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South Bend Brew Werks holds ribbon cutting for new location...

South Bend Brew Werks held a ribbon cutting Friday to celebrate its new location at the Hibbard Building. Brew Werks started at the historic State Theater downtown in 2014, and now it's just a few blocks over. The new location features more space -- t...

 2021-07-26 16:47 

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St. Joseph Health System relaxes visitor restrictions...

St. Joseph Health System is relaxing visitor restrictions due to a decrease in COVID-19 case counts and hospitalizations. Visitors will now be allowed to switch out throughout the day, and the same visitor will be able to leave and return multiple times e...

 2021-07-26 15:38 

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Gov. Whitmer: 450 RV manufacturing jobs coming to Sturgis...

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has announced economic development grants supporting 450 new RV jobs in Sturgis. Cruiser RV and Heartland Recreational Vehicles are expected to add 450 new jobs and invest $35. 9 million in Sturgis, according to a news relea...

 2021-07-26 14:41 

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Gov. Whitmer: New projects to create 450 jobs in Sturgis...

Two new projects were expected to create 450 jobs in Sturgis, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Monday, July 26, 2021. Recreational vehicle manufacturers Cruiser RV and Heartland Recreational Vehicles, both based in Indiana, were set to receive economic dev...

 2021-07-26 13:43 

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Officials in Michigan county will return virus bonuses...

Elected officials in a conservative Michigan county who gave themselves bonuses of $65,000 with federal COVID-19 relief aid say they will return the money following days of criticism. Shiawassee County commissioners decided to act after the prosecutor sai...

 2021-07-26 13:27 

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Investigators say fire at Elkhart auto yard was an accident...

Investigators in Elkhart now say a massive weekend fire was an accident. This happened Saturday afternoon at Paul's Auto Yard near State Road 19 and Lusher Avenue. Firefighters say the fire was coming from a large debris pile. The high wind pushed the...

 2021-07-26 13:24 

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Gov. Whitmer to sign Senate Bill 27 for flood recovery and police funding...

LANSING, Mich. (WPBN/WGTU) -- Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will sign Senate Bill 27 in Ypsilanti Monday. The bill will provide $384. 7 million in supplemental relief funding to help Michiganders recover from historic flooding. The funding will also provide addit...

 2021-07-26 12:11 

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three injured in Cass County crash...

Three people were hurt in a weekend crash in Cass County. This happened early Saturday evening in Silver Creek Township. Investigators say a woman was driving on M-152 when she pulled in front of a pickup truck driving on M-51. The truck was not able to s...

 2021-07-26 11:42 

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Iowa man with guns at Chicago hotel 'didn't mean to startle'...

An Iowa man arrested by Chicago police for having guns and ammunition in his hotel room overlooking a Lake Michigan beach told officers he “didn’t mean to startle anyone” and simply forgot to remove the firearms from a bag while packing ...

 2021-07-26 11:42 

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New children's museum now open in South Bend...

A STEAM-based children's museum is now open in South Bend. The Children's Museum of South Bend, located at 2632 S. Michigan Street, is something a team of local parents have worked toward for nearly 3 years. It all started after Emilie Utigard los...

 2021-07-26 10:53 

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Two injured in Lake Wawasee boat fire...

Two people are in the hospital after a boat burst into flames on Lake Wawasee in Kosciusko County. This happened on Saturday. DNR officers say the first started right after the owner filled up his gas tank. The owner told officers he did vent his boat wit...

 2021-07-26 10:36 

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Testimony set to begin in trial for local teen accused of planning school shooting...

Today testimony begins in the jury trial for a teen accused of planning a school shooting. Police say John Schultz plotted the attack on Rochester and Caston schools. The trial will take place in Fulton County, with jurors from neighboring Miami County af...

 2021-07-26 09:50 

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Charges likely to be upgraded after woman dies from injuries in South Bend shooting...

A South Bend man now faces likely upgraded charges in connection to the shooting death of a woman. Demarice Williams, 24, is charged with aggravated battery for now. Police say his girlfriend, 22-year-old Marcirra Williams, died yesterday afternoon after ...

 2021-07-26 09:27 

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Girl, 9, injured in Cass County ATV accident...

Cass County police say a 9-year-old Chicago girl was injured when she lost control of an ATV, causing it to overturn and land on top of her. This happened Sunday just after 9 p. m. on private property, say police. An address was not given. The girl was ta...

 2021-07-25 14:27 

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Culver gets more affordable housing...

Saturday was the ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating new affordable housing in Culver. Indiana Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch even came out for the event. There are 48 new apartments because of this housing project, and Indiana leaders believe there n...

 2021-07-25 13:13 

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This cute kitty needs a forever home!...

Can you give Tommy a loving home? Right now he lives at the South Bend Animal Resource Center. Watch the video above for information....

 2021-07-25 11:49 

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One killed in South Bend shooting overnight...

Police say people in two cars were shooting at each other in South Bend overnight, resulting in the death of one person. This happened on North Brookfield St. The deceased was in one of those vehicles, say police. They are still searching for the other ca...

 2021-07-24 14:35 

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St. Joseph Farmers Market offering lots of fresh fruits and vegetables this summer...

Every Saturday morning throughout the summer you can get fresh fruits and vegetables and purchase lots of locally-made goods at the St. Joseph Farmers Market. The market runs through October 9 at Lake Bluff Park....

 2021-07-24 14:25 

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See Grease the Musical at the Lerner Theatre this weekend...

This weekend Premiere Arts is performing Grease the Musical at the Lerner Theatre. There are shows on Saturday and Sunday. Watch the video to learn how to get tickets....

 2021-07-24 14:05 

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Strong storms in the forecast for tonight...

STRONG STORMS TONIGHT: A round of showers and thunderstorms is expected to push through Michiana after 6 p. m. This line will bring heavy rain, frequent lightning, and gusty winds. Stay weather aware tonight, ESPECIALLY if you are planning on attending th...

 2021-07-24 13:55 

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Family Fun in the Sun Fair happening today!...

Happening today, the 3rd Annual Fun in the Sun Family Fun Fair. The event is being held today from 10 AM until 3 PM at 307 South Chapin Street in South Bend. There will also be a concert and talent show aimed at stopping the violence in the South Bend are...

 2021-07-24 12:42 

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[ South Bend ]

Unity Gardens Westside BBQ happening today...

A great weekend to enjoy outside. And Unity Gardens has something you can do. In the video above, WSBT's Taylor Gattoni tells you what they will be grilling at the westside BBQ....

 2021-07-24 12:23 

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[ South Bend ]

You can adopt a pet today!...

Happening this weekend, an opportunity for you to bring a new pet home! WSBT 22's Kristin Bien has the details in the video above....

 2021-07-24 11:08 

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[ South Bend ]

Police release name of woman shot at South Bend apartment...

We now know the name of the woman shot at a South Bend apartment complex. Metro Homicide investigators say 22-year-old Macirra Williams is in critical condition right now. Her boyfriend, 24-year-old Demarice Williams has been arrested on a preliminary cha...

 2021-07-23 22:50 

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[ South Bend ]

Excitement, temperatures high on Elkhart County 4-H Fair opening day...

It's the event many look forward to all year-- today is the first day of the Elkhart County 4-H Fair. The humidity is making for a sticky situation, so beating the heat is really key to enjoying yourself at the fair. With humidity playing a strong fac...

 2021-07-23 22:30 

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Local mother shares son's struggles with autism in a post-pandemic world...

Emerging out into the world again after being stuck at home during the pandemic can be tough for anyone. But it's especially challenging for those with children on the autism spectrum. We spoke to one family about a small interaction that carries a bi...

 2021-07-23 22:24 

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[ South Bend ]

Study suggests Johnson & Johnson vaccine less effective against Delta variant...

Local experts are weighing in on whether people who've taken the Johnson and Johnson coronavirus vaccine should get a booster shot. This comes as a new study from New York University suggests the Johnson and Johnson vaccine is less effective against t...

 2021-07-23 21:30 

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[ South Bend ]

South Bend's parking ticket amnesty is now a week long...

If you have any unpaid parking tickets, you better dig them out this weekend. Beginning Monday, the city of South Bend is forgiving any late fees. It's an annual event, but new this year, it will be lasting all week, not just one day. All you have to ...

 2021-07-23 21:28 

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[ South Bend ]

Jury seated for trial of Fulton County teen accused of planning shooting...

Jury selection began today for a Fulton County teen accused of planning a shooting at Rochester and Caston Schools. John Schultz IV has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder. His attorney requested a change of venue. The judge denied that request,...

 2021-07-23 21:19 

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[ South Bend ]

Parkview LaGrange Hospital offering new drug detox service...

A troubling new number from the CDC shows overdose deaths nationwide were up nearly 30% last year in the pandemic, compared to 2019. LaGrange County has seen a spike as well. 93,000 Americans died from an overdose last year. That trend has been felt here,...

 2021-07-23 20:46 

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[ South Bend ]

Middlebury man sentenced to 35 years for rape...

A Middlebury man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for raping a woman last summer. Police say 20-year-old Jalen Yoder abducted a 44-year-old woman at gunpoint, then assaulted her in his car. Investigators say the woman left the vehicle and was able...

 2021-07-23 20:36 

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St. Joseph County Police officers resign ahead of disciplinary board hearing...

Two St. Joseph County Police officers have resigned ahead of a disciplinary board hearing. The two officers -- Corporals Brad Bauters and James Hart -- left out details in a traffic stop that would lead to a fatal crash later that day. Police say informat...

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