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 2020-10-22 22:08 

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Westville Correctional Facility partnering with manufacturing plant to give inmates jobs...

A new partnership with Westville Correctional Center is helping inmates set themselves up for life outside. A manufacturing plant is opening up within the prison. At the headquarters in Demotte, convicts can crank out a couple hundred trusses in a day. Go...

 2020-10-22 22:04 

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Gov. Holcomb sending National Guard to assist long term care facilities by Nov. 1...

Governor Eric Holcomb wants to help nursing and long term care facilities battle the pandemic. Those business are among the hardest hit when it comes to coronavirus cases.. Holcomb says members of the National Guard will help ease the burden on health wor...

 2020-10-22 21:55 

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City of South Bend reaches agreement with police union on pay increase...

The City of South Bend has reached a tentative wage agreement with its police union. If the agreement is passed by the common council on Monday, officers would get a pay increase. Mayor Mueller says this increase in wages is to help with retention and rec...

 2020-10-22 20:54 

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Sotheby's to auction off over 240 classic cars previously owned by Elkhart businessman...

World-renowned Sotheby's Auction House is in Elkhart this week, where they're handling the sale of more than 240 rare vehicles, worth millions. They were all owned by an Elkhart businessman accused of a major fraud scheme. For anyone who has ever ...

 2020-10-22 16:54 

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Sunday Mass obligation suspended indefinitely for local Catholics...

The Catholic bishops of the Province of Indianapolis, which includes the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, the dioceses of Gary, Lafayette, Fort Wayne-South Bend and Evansville, have announced the suspension of Sunday Mass obligation until further notice....

 2020-10-22 13:46 

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'This buck came flying': deer crashes through SUV windshield, sunroof...

WEXFORD COUNTY, Mich. , (WPBN/WGTU) -- Two Northern Michigan men are recovering from a jarring start to their day. A buck came crashing down on their SUV, sending the driver to the hospital. The crash happened along M-115 just outside of Cadillac. All in ...

 2020-10-22 10:45 

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If you've beaten coronovirus, your plasma may save lives...

If you've beat the coronavirus, you now have the ability to help those currently trying to fight off the virus by donating plasma. Right now the South Bend Medical Foundation is working to recruit as many donors as possible. They're now testing al...

 2020-10-22 09:53 

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As numbers get worse, governor pleads with Hoosiers to continue COVID-19 safety measures...
 2020-10-22 09:27 

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Cops called on black political candidates canvasing affluent Berrien Co. neighborhood...

Political candidates in Berrien County are starting conversations about understanding racial biases after three black men had the police called on them for canvassing in an affluent neighborhood of St. Joseph. Two of them are running for local office. WSB...

 2020-10-21 23:00 

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St. Joseph County Police Department announces domestic violence response team...

The St. Joseph County Police Department will soon have a special team dedicated to handling domestic violence cases, thanks to a large grant. The executive director of the Family Justice Center says domestic violence is a public health crisis right here i...

 2020-10-21 22:32 

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Several local schools going virtual to help slow coronavirus spread...

Several area schools are responding to the rising number of coronavirus cases by going virtual. Concord Schools is switching some students to e-learning beginning tomorrow. Students in the Junior High, Intermediate and West Side Elementary will be impacte...

 2020-10-21 22:12 

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Voting lines move quickly in Elkhart County, while St. Joseph County wait times are longer...

As many voters are casting their ballots early, there is concern about long lines. While there were lines today in Elkhart County, you didn't have to wait long. The first Presbyterian Church in Goshen is one of four locations in Elkhart County where y...

 2020-10-21 22:04 

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Benton Harbor polling location changes from library to student commons...

A heads-up for voters in Benton Harbor-- the city clerk says a polling place for the November election has been changed. According to our reporting partners at WSJM Radio, the polling location for Ward One will now be in the Old Student Commons at Benton ...

 2020-10-21 21:43 

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2nd congressional district candidates speak about economy, schools and more...

Tonight we're hearing more from Indiana's second congressional district candidates incumbent Republican Congresswoman Jackie Walorski and Democrat challenger Pat Hackett. We told you yesterday about their differing reactions to the President's...

 2020-10-21 21:38 

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Referendum to provide school resources on the ballot in Bremen...

While many will focus on the presidential candidates or local races when they go to the polls, Bremen schools is asking people to give it a thumbs up. A referendum is on the ballot looking to add more resources for kids. Superintendent Jim White says for ...

 2020-10-21 20:00 

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South Bend Police searching for missing 32-year-old man last seen downtown...

The South Bend Police Department is searching for 32-year-old Garrett Gilpin who was last seen on Saturday in downtown South Bend. Gilpin is described as a having blonde hair and blue eyes. He is 5'7" tall and weighs 135 pounds. Police also say he...

 2020-10-21 18:08 

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South Bend approves new, earlier trick-or-treating hours...

The Board of Public Safety has approved new trick-or-treating hours for the city of South Bend. The 2020 hours have been moved from 5-7 p. m. to 4-6 p. m. on Oct. 31. According to a release, this was done at the recommendation of Police Chief Scott Ruszko...

 2020-10-21 14:57 

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While other cities suffer economic hit from COVID-19, Elkhart has a surplus...

Elkhart has found a way around a setback others are facing: Loss in the economy from the coronavirus pandemic. Cities across the country are facing tough decisions as they see large declines in revenue because of the coronavirus pandemic. South Bend had t...

 2020-10-21 13:44 

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Gov. Whitmer to provide update on on State's response to COVID-19 on Wednesday...

LANSING, Mich. -Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun will provide an update regarding COVID-19 and the continued efforts to slow the spread of the virus. The pres...

 2020-10-21 13:23 

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Notre Dame president voices concerns about proposed change to student visa rule...

Notre Dame President Father John Jenkins is now voicing his concerns about proposed student visa policy changes. The changes would make it more difficult for international students to enroll in US universities. They would be limited to two to four years, ...

 2020-10-21 10:38 

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While other cities suffer economic hit from COVID-19, Elkhart has a surplus...
 2020-10-21 09:44 

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Indiana gubernatorial candidates debate coronavirus response, gun violence...

The three men hoping to be the next governor of Indiana faced off in a debate Tuesday night. Republican Governor Eric Holcomb has two challengers for re-election. Former state health commissioner Dr. Woody Myers is the Democratic nominee. Software enginee...

 2020-10-21 03:03 

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Amber Alert issued for 5-year-old girl...

An Amber Alert has been issued for a child missing out of Huntington, Indiana. The following release was issued Tuesday night by Indiana State Police:A Statewide AMBER Alert has been declared. The Huntington Police Department has requested the activation ...

 2020-10-20 23:41 

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Four men charged with murder in March 2020 fatal shooting...

Charges have been filed against four men in relation to the shooting death of 19-year-old Alan Diazearlier this year. At around 11 p. m. on March 3, police found Diaz shot in the 1600 block of N. Elmer Street in South Bend. He was transported to the hospi...

 2020-10-20 23:26 

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Jackie Walorski and Pat Hackett to face off in Second District Congressional debate...

Incumbent Jackie Walorski and challenger Pat Hackett will participate in the Second District Congressional debate at 7 p. m. next Wednesday. Before that debate, we are speaking with both candidates to give you a better idea of where they stand. They are d...

 2020-10-20 23:01 

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Local activist charged with felonies following bar fight in New Albany...

A South Bend activist faces four felony charges in southern Indiana. Those include disarming a law enforcement officer, disorderly conduct and public intoxication. Police in New Albany say Jordan Giger got involved in a bar fight and tried to take a polic...

 2020-10-20 22:12 

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Virus pushes local cleaning supply company to expand...

A family business in Elkhart is expanding. Tepe Sanitary Supply distributes things like janitorial and cleaning supplies. The demand right now has forced them to set up storage trailers outside of the business. The long awaited building project kicked off...

 2020-10-20 21:58 

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South Bend teachers enjoy "thank you" breakfast...

Teachers in South Bend got a free breakfast this morning. Teachers Credit Union and the South Bend Alumni Association partnered to bring free meals to area educators. Organizers say social distancing has changed the usual means of saying...

 2020-10-20 21:42 

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South Bend activist facing felony charges...

South Bend activist Wayne Hubbard is facing felony charges in St. Joseph County. There's a warrant out for his arrest. Those charges include domestic battery committed in the presence of a child under 16 and violating a protective order. Hubbard has b...

 2020-10-20 21:38 

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Indiana and Michigan differ on absentee ballot postage...

The presidential election is exactly two weeks away. If you plan on voting absentee, the time to mail in your ballot is now. Some absentee ballots require voters to pay for postage while others are already pre-paid by individual counties. It's all det...

 2020-10-20 20:49 

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Food drives more effective for some than SNAP benefits during pandemic...

Some people in Indiana are finding food pantries are more effective than only using SNAP benefits. The executive director of the Food Bank of Northern Indiana says SNAP benefits are helpful and relieve the burden on food pantries, but sometimes they'r...

 2020-10-20 20:22 

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Elkhart man rescued from northern Minnesota wilderness...

ELY, Minn. (AP) — An Indiana man is safe after rescuers found him cold, wet and alone in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area of northern Minnesota. Authorities received a call Saturday night from an outfitter that had dropped off 34-year-old Chori Rummel...

 2020-10-20 17:06 

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Autopsy reveals 3-year-old dropped off at hospital died of blunt force trauma...

An autopsy for Kardie Rose Weathersby has revealed that she died of blunt force trauma. Three-year-old Weathersby was dropped off and left at the hospital severely injured on Oct. 13 and died Oct. 15. Preliminary results of the autopsy show the manner of ...

 2020-10-20 16:12 

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Grand jury indicts two in connection to 1-year-old's fatal shooting...

A grand jury has indicted two people in connection with the fatal shooting of 1-year-old Javion Sexton in South Bend. 23-year-old Avion Sexton has been charged with neglect of a dependent resulting in death. He is also facing several felonies for possessi...

 2020-10-20 16:02 

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1st Indiana gubernatorial debate airs tonight on WSBT 22...

The first debate in the race for Indiana Governor is tonight. Incumbent Republican Governor Eric Holcomb faces Democrat Woody Myers and Libertarian Donald Rainwater. The Indiana Debate Commission says the candidates and the moderator will be in different ...

 2020-10-20 15:42 

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Obama boosts Peters' reelection bid in Michigan Senate ad...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama gives a boost to Gary Peters of Michigan in a new ad released Tuesday by the Democratic senator's reelection campaign. The 30-second spot shows Obama lauding his “friend” Peters, wh...

 2020-10-20 15:38 

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Secretary of state: Drop off absentee ballot, don't mail it...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's top election official says 1. 5 million people with absentee ballots still in hand should put them in a drop box or take them to their local clerk's office rather than use the mail with two weeks to go until ...

 2020-10-20 12:46 

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Child abducted from Wisconsin found in Michigan...

(WLUK) -- A four-year-old child taken by his father from southern Wisconsin in July was located by Michigan authorities Monday. Around 11 p. m. , troopers from the Michigan State Police Cadillac Post were called to an address in Grand Traverse County for ...

 2020-10-20 10:50 

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Big honor for small, local town: Buchanan is 'Nicest Place in America'...

Buchanan, Michigan is officially...

 2020-10-20 10:18 

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Two local counties responsible for nearly 20 percent of state COVID-19 deaths...

As area hospitals fill up with coronavirus patients, the statewide death toll is reaching new levels too. A large amount of those who died are from our area. Hospital beds in both St. Joseph and Elkhart counties are getting hard to come by as more and mor...

 2020-10-20 09:53 

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Bicyclist killed in South Bend hit-and-run...

A man is dead after being hit by a car. Police say he was riding his bike near Edison and Helmen Drive around 8 Monday night. Someone in a red Hyundai hit him and took off. He died at the hospital. St. Joseph County's Fatal Crash Team is now investiga...

 2020-10-20 01:07 

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South Bend Police investigating crash between vehicle, pedestrian at Hickory and Edison...

Police are responding to a crash between a vehicle and a pedestrian. It happened just after 8 p. m. near Hickory and Edison. One person has been transported to the hospital, but the extent of their injuries us unclear at this time. South Bend Police are t...

 2020-10-19 23:04 

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Local hospitals may delay elective procedures if beds near capacity...

Increased coronavirus hospitalizations have local healthcare providers on watch. Some potential steps they're taking include adjusting operating room schedules. Hospitals are reporting strained resources. St. Joseph Health System says on average it ha...

 2020-10-19 22:08 

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Elkhart planning to build overpass at Hively Ave. to increase railroad crossing safety...

Plans are now being made public for an overpass at Hively Avenue, in an effort to make an Elkhart railroad crossing safer. On an average day, the Hively Avenue railroad crossing sees a lot of traffic. There have been accidents at the crossing, a fact noti...

 2020-10-19 21:54 

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Local political sign theft becoming more noticeable as election approaches...

Time is quickly ticking down to election day, with just 15 days left. Political signs are a common sight right now, a signal of who has your vote. But signs across our area are being damaged or stolen. Both parties are asking for it to stop. For the most ...

 2020-10-19 21:03 

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Watch the Indiana Governor debate Tuesday at 7 on WSBT...

The first debate in the race for Indiana Governor is tomorrow. The Indiana Debate Commission announced the three candidates won't be in the same room. They will be in different studios at WFYI-TV in Indianapolis and there will be no in-person audience...

 2020-10-19 20:18 

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Cass County Sheriff's Office investigating possible domestic violence shooting...

A man is now in custody after a domestic violence incident that started in Cass County but ended in Goshen. The Cass County Sheriff's Department tells us a 34-year-old woman was shot yesterday morning. The suspect got away and drove to Goshen before b...

 2020-10-19 18:07 

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FACT investigating serious two-vehicle crash at SR 23 and New Road...

Police responded to the scene of a serious crash around 10 a. m. at SR 23 and New Road. It appears a red truck and a blue car collided and went off the road. According to the Fatal Crash Team, a 30-year-old Walkerton woman driving the blue car suffered li...

 2020-10-19 17:15 

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Criminal charges have been dismissed for Owosso barber Karl Manke...

OWOSSO, Mich. - Criminal charges in the case of Karl Manke have been dismissed. The 77-year-old barber from Owosso who allegedly violated the Governor Whitmer's executive orders and opened his barber shop. READ MORE: Karl Manke's barber license re...

 2020-10-19 15:08 

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Pete Buttigieg hits campaign trail for Joe Biden in West Michigan...

Former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg will make several stops in west Michigan on Monday, participating in events for the Joe Biden campaign and Democratic congressional candidates. The former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, will make thre...

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