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 2021-10-21 21:52 

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Michigan House committee faces Benton Harbor water contamination crisis in hearing...

The Michigan Legislature dove deeper into Benton Harbor's lead-poisoned water on Thursday, holding a hearing with some of the people responsible for lifting the city out of crisis. In the last few weeks, the small city of nearly 10,000 in southwest Mi...

 2021-10-21 21:08 

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Woman who hit, killed 3 kids at Fulton County bus stop could be released from prison early...

The woman who hit and killed three siblings, and severely injured another child could be released from prison three months early. Thursday morning, the Fulton County prosecutor filed a motion to block Alyssa Shepherd's early release and a rally was he...

 2021-10-21 20:39 

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Water is back on in Benton Harbor following water main break...

The water is back on in Benton Harbor after a water line broke last night. Residents were notified this afternoon to open the cold water faucet in their bathtubs to allow air to escape the lines. All this is happening while lead found in water lines has r...

 2021-10-21 11:59 

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Marshall County Humane Society says dozens of dogs rescued from hoarder house...

The Marshall County Humane Society released heartbreaking video and photos of what they say was a hoarding situation in the county where they rescued dozens of dogs. See the Facebook post here....

 2021-10-21 11:30 

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Despite St. Joseph County veto, $3 million health grant could still happen...

St. Joseph County may still receive a federal community health grant for $3 million despite county commissioners denying it earlier this week. That's because the county council could override the veto. The health officer says the grant would provide a...

 2021-10-21 11:24 

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Silver Alert issued for missing Claypool man...

Indiana State Police have issued a Silver Alert for a local man. They say David Metzger, 41, is missing from Claypool, Indiana. The following release was issued by Indiana State Police:A Statewide Silver Alert has been declared. The Kosciusko County Sheri...

 2021-10-20 23:34 

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Local scientist says 'meteor' was likely space debris...

Today people are wondering what object flew across the sky from last night. People from both Indiana and Michigan sent in videos. They are curious if the object was a shooting star or space debris. We spoke with Jonathan Crass, an assistant research profe...

 2021-10-20 22:27 

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National Guard working to support staff at Goshen Hospital...

Goshen Hospital officials say 16 members of the National Guard have arrived to help ease the strain on healthcare workers. A national shortage of healthcare workers has created staffing problems. Goshen Hospital isn't the only area hospital to rely on...

 2021-10-20 21:51 

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Benton Harbor left without water following water main break...

A water main break has left the entire city of Benton Harbor without water. Mayor Marcus Muhammad says the main water line in the city that delivers water from the filtration plant to homes and businesses has burst. He says right now the city is without w...

 2021-10-20 21:41 

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ATTENTION VIEWERS: A note about programming...

We know that you are not seeing the regular scheduled programming you've grown accustomed to seeing on our television stations; WSBT 22 and FOX Michiana. Rest assured we are working to put our local news and other regular scheduled programming back on...

 2021-10-20 21:16 

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Farm Bureau Insurance offering $10K reward for info in Elkhart County barn fires...

Elkhart County police are investigating several barn fires in the last 6 months. Now, Farm Bureau Insurance is offering $10,000 for information leading to arrest and conviction in the fires. If you have information, call 574-891-2352....

 2021-10-20 20:48 

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Benton Harbor restaurant owners find workarounds dealing with city's lead problem...

Customers are wary about how their hometown restaurants are handling the water situation in Benton Harbor. Some owners have -at times-had to address the safety of their own water. We spoke with restaurant and bar owners about how they're dealing with ...

 2021-10-20 19:56 

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Fries with that exam? Michigan college profs asked to help with food...

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Hey, professor, hold the mayo! Short of help, Michigan State University is making an urgent plea to staff to volunteer in campus dining halls, including faculty. MSU's residential services department has already asked ...

 2021-10-20 12:57 

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Police investigating after man found dead inside La Porte County home...

La Porte County police say crisis negotiators were called to a mobile home park Tuesday. The incident ended with a person in the home coming out peacefully, and when police entered the home they say they found a dead male inside. This happened around noon...

 2021-10-20 11:21 

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One killed in Elkhart County crash...

A man was killed in an Elkhart County crash Tuesday night. Police say 28-year-old Sergio Salazar was driving north on US 33 south of CR 33. Police say Salazar passed a vehicle on the right, driving into the shoulder, and lost control when he returned to t...

 2021-10-20 01:44 

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Vigil held for South Bend hit-and-run victim...

The family of a hit-and-run victim honored their son Tuesday night. A year ago today, Cory Martin died riding his bike home from work in South Bend. We were at the vigil and spoke to Cory's mom. Tuesday night was definitely somber with family and frie...

 2021-10-20 00:52 

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Three Rivers Middle and High School move back to virtual learning...

Today Three Rivers Middle and High School moved back to virtual learning. The coronavirus is still playing a large part in student learning and teacher shortages. An increase in positive COVID cases and other illnesses among staff is creating larger probl...

 2021-10-20 00:27 

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Benton Harbor declares state of emergency over lead risk...

Benton Harbor has officially declared a state of emergency when it comes to lead in the water. Governor Gretchen Whitmer met with city leaders to address the crisis. Governor Whitmer met with Mayor Marcus Muhammad, city leaders, and community members to d...

 2021-10-20 00:04 

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South Bend officer facing charges over accusations of sexual misconduct with 16-year-old...

A South Bend police officer is facing several charges after he was accused of an inappropriate relationship with a 16-year-old. Read the probable cause documents here. According to the St. Joseph County prosecutor's office, Mishawaka police were told ...

 2021-10-19 23:40 

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Multiple fights involving as many as 100 students break out in Clay HS...

Three Clay High School students were arrested this afternoon after multiple fights broke out inside the school, involving as many as 100 students. St Joseph County, South Bend and Mishawaka police all responded to break up the fights. Students were evacua...

 2021-10-16 12:49 

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Ninja Golf Fall Market happening today...

A fun fall event is happening at Ninja Golf in Granger today. Check out Taylor Gattoni's report in the video above for details....

 2021-10-16 12:44 

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Check out Monsters in the Garden at the Wellfield Botanic Gardens in Elkhart...

Happening tonight, you can spend time with Monsters in the Garden at the Wellfield Botanic Gardens in Elkhart. The Gardens is hosting this fun family event today, Saturday, October 16th from 4:00m until 7:00pm. There will be guests and organizations set u...

 2021-10-16 12:40 

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Zoo Boo is coming up at the Potawatomi Zoo next week...

Zoo Boo is coming up at the Potawatomi Zoo next week. On October 22, 23 and 24th ghosts, goblins and witches will be joining the animals at the zoo. The annual event allows children to walk the treat trail and see the animals while in their costumes. Watc...

 2021-10-16 12:02 

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It's the last day to get a discount on a popular race in our area...

Today is your last day to get a discount on a popular race in our area. Make sure to sign up for the Sandhill Crane All Trail Half Marathon/10K/5K which is coming up on October 24th in Vandalia, Michigan. You can still sign up after today but the price is...

 2021-10-16 11:35 

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Elkhart Model Railroad Club Train Show happening today...

Hundreds of model train enthusiasts will be in Nappanee for the 16th annual Elkhart Model Railroad Club Train Show. The event is being help at the Claywood Event Center and it starts at 10am this morning, Saturday, October 16th. Model railroad collectors ...

 2021-10-15 23:34 

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Gov. Whitmer vetoes 2 more election-related bills...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has again vetoed election bills, blocking proposals to accelerate the state's review of ballot initiatives and to change the process for canceling the registrations of dead voters. READ MORE:Michigan S...

 2021-10-15 23:33 

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New details released on replacement of water pipes in Benton Harbor...

They're wasting no time in...

 2021-10-15 22:59 

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Man accused of shooting Michigan State Police trooper charged with attempted murder...

A man accused of shooting a Michigan State Police trooper is now charged with several crimes, including attempted murder. Prosecutors say 24-year-old Isaac Ntabaazi fired a gun at the trooper last week during a traffic stop. The trooper was hit in the leg...

 2021-10-15 20:16 

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St. Joseph County Metro Homicide no longer taking new cases...

Metro Homicide has officially cut off accepting any new criminal cases as the unit prepares to disband at the end of the year. Created in 1993, St. Joseph County Prosecutor Ken Cotter says the Metro Homicide unit has solved 80 percent of all its cases. Ho...

 2021-10-15 20:11 

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South Bend police responding to distress call find woman dead in home...

Police tell us officers responding to a...

 2021-10-15 18:58 

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Michigan COVID-19: 8,297 more cases, 104 more deaths...

MICHIGAN (WPBN/WGTU) – The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state of Michigan is now 1,081,525 with total deaths at 21,563. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported 8,297 new cases and 104 deaths on Friday, Octobe...

 2021-10-15 18:56 

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Van Buren deputies, state police spend day at Bangor High School after threats...

Bangor High School had an increased police presence Friday after parents reported social media threats to the school Thursday. The threats included the use of firearms, according to the Bangor Police Department. Education: Three Rivers High School cancels...

 2021-10-15 13:06 

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New IRS proposal could impact many of you...

It's a proposal that would impact 100 million people, including many of you. Part of President Biden's $3. 5 trillion social spending plan would require all banks to report every deposit and withdrawal totalling more than $600. There are mixed res...

 2021-10-15 12:24 

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South Bend police chief expresses frustration over recent violence...

South Bend's police chief is weighing in on recent violence. In a post on the department's Facebook page. , Chief Schott Ruszkowski is asking anyone with information on recent cases to come forward. He said in five recent shootings, three of the v...

 2021-10-15 10:46 

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Humane Society of Elkhart County is filling up with found animals...

The Humane Society of Elkhart County shelter is quickly filling up and it's asking for help. For some reason,they're getting swamped with people bringing in strays and lost animals. They don't have any answers for why it's happening. All t...

 2021-10-15 00:29 

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Benton Harbor WIC Clients to get ready-to-feed baby formula...

The Michigan WIC program will be providing ready-to-feed baby formula to Benton Harbor clients to help protect the young from lead exposure. The request was approved by the U. S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (USDA) to provide the b...

 2021-10-15 00:06 

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Michigan Bridge Card Upgrades Scheduled this Weekend...

People in Michigan who use Bridge Cards to buy food -- or who use cash assistance benefits -- won't be able to do so for part of the weekend. That's because the system will be going through upgrades. This will happen late Saturday to around 11:00 ...

 2021-10-14 23:57 

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Man in Kosciusko County Jail for Child Molestation Warrant...

A man is in jail in Kosciusko County on a felony Child Molestation warrant. Police arrested 43-year-old Jonathan Dilley around 11:30 yesterday morning. They found his car on Olive Street in South Bend and took him into custody....

 2021-10-14 23:50 

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La Porte Schools settle lawsuit alleging teachers restrained child with autism...

A La Porte couple who accused teachers of restraining their daughter who has autism has reached a settlement with the school district. Our partners at the South Bend Tribune report, the couple was happy with the settlement. In a lawsuit, the couple said t...

 2021-10-14 23:34 

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91-year-old plymouth navy veteran honored...

A special honor for a U-S Navy veteran in Plymouth. Raymon...

 2021-10-14 22:23 

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Israeli company breaks ground on massive solar farm near Knox...

A huge solar farm is coming to Starke County. An Israeli company broke ground on the project Thursday afternoon near Knox. Doral Renewables plans to make a $1. 5 Billion investment in its Indiana operations. That project will be built south of Knox. Offic...

 2021-10-14 21:10 

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Storms down fungus-infected crops...

A combination of fungus and this week's stormy weather is ravaging crops. We first told you about tar spot on Monday. It has been devasting to farmers. "Going into this, this should have been one of the best crops the guy has ever raised in to see...

 2021-10-14 20:37 

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Mishawaka adjusts school masking policy for fine arts...

The School City of Mishawaka Board of Trustees approved a new modification to its universal indoor masking policy that went into affect today. The new policy addition includes a mask exemption only when students are performing or practicing in fine arts a...

 2021-10-14 13:11 

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Lt. Gov. Gilchrist visiting Benton Harbor to discuss fix for lead-contaminated water...

Today Michigan's lieutenant governor will be in Benton Harbor. Garlin Gilchrist will be in town at 10 a. m. to discuss the state's efforts to replace lead lined water main pipes. The state has been handing out thousands of cases of water each week...

 2021-10-14 11:35 

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Vigil held for murdered 4-year-old boy in La Porte County...

A family in shock over the horrific abuse and violent death of a 4-year-old in LaPorte CountyBoth parents of Judah Morgan are in jail facing charges. The father, Alan Morgan, is facing six felony charges including murderThe mother, Mary Yoder, is charged ...

 2021-10-14 10:38 

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Teen shot in South Bend is in critical condition...

An update now on a teen injured last week in a South Bend shooting. Investigators tell us 15-year-old Tyler Brown is now in critical condition. His uncle, councilmember Canneth Lee, tells our partners at the South Bend Tribune doctors are now working to w...

 2021-10-14 10:30 

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Police investigating deadly South Bend shooting...

A person is dead in a late-night shooting in South Bend. This happened just before 10 Wednesday night near Portage and Yukon on the city's near northwest side. Metro Homicide investigators say the victim was shot in the head. The victim's name isn...

 2021-10-13 22:27 

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Grissom Middle School group chat message threatens harm...

A group chat showed some Grissom Middle School students discussing ways to hurt or kill kids they don't like, and now PHM school officials are dealing with the threat. We spoke with PHM's Safety Director about how the school is dealing with the th...

 2021-10-13 21:29 

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Beacon Health proposes $300 million expansion to Memorial Hospital...

A major expansion to Memorial Hospital could be in store for the future. WSBT 22's DJ Manou reports Beacon Health System is proposing $300 million worth of investment in its downtown South Bend location. Watch his report in the video above....

 2021-10-13 16:20 

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Urgent: Search for Missing Man with Down Syndrome...

Urgent: St. Joseph County Police are searching for a 23-year-old down syndrome male. Daniel Ratkiewicz, was last seen around 8:00 am this morning near State Road 2 and Sonora Avenue. That's about one mile west of the bypass off SR 2. If you have any i...

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