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 2021-11-12 00:24 

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Mishawaka WWII veteran receives special recognition...

A Mishawaka veteran received a special recognition today for his service. Ray Gervais is one of the few remaining veterans who can remember storming the beaches of Okinawa during World War II. He also served in Korea. At 95-years-old, Ray remains a consta...

 2021-11-11 23:46 

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South Bend League of Women Voters call for transparency in redrawing district maps...

South Bend's League of Women Voters is calling for more transparency and accountability in redrawing maps for County Commission districts. The League is urging both the Commissioners and County Council to attend a Monday meeting and work together with...

 2021-11-11 22:43 

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Police investigating after body found in Elkhart...

Police in Elkhart County are investigating after a body was found. Police were called to a wooded area near Corwin Street and North Shore Drive just before 4:30 Wednesday afternoon. That's just south of the Walmart on old US 20. Investigators did not ...

 2021-11-11 21:37 

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South Bend Schools superintendent speaks out about teacher pay increase...

The leader of the South Bend Community School Corporation is breaking his silence to explain just how teachers are getting pay raises. The teacher's union and the school corporation are at an impasse, with the teacher's union saying the corporatio...

 2021-11-11 19:16 

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Michigan AG says she drank too much at football tailgate...

Michigan’s attorney general says she drank too much booze before a big football game between Michigan and Michigan State. Dana Nessel told her story on Facebook. She even posted a photo of herself slumped in a stadium seat with a Michigan hat coveri...

 2021-11-11 13:02 

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Bette Howard retiring after 52 years with the Elkhart Fire Department...

A fixture in the Elkhart Fire Department is calling it a career. Bette Howard was hired onto the department in 1969 and is now ready to retire from her administrative job. Bette was the first woman hired at the fire department. Since then, more women have...

 2021-11-11 11:44 

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Your Veteran's Day photos...

Honor the veteran in your life by uploading their photo and telling us a bit about them. We may use your photos in our newscast. Upload here: (function (d, id)...

 2021-11-11 10:33 

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Police say drunk driver crashed through main gate of Indiana State Prison...

Indiana State Police say a drunk driver crashed through the main gate of Indiana State Prison in Michigan City. This happened Tuesday around 6 p. m. Police say Robert D. Merriman, 62, of Winamac had . 14% blood alcohol content. He was arrested on OWI char...

 2021-11-11 10:23 

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Gift of Lights event returns to Potawatomi Zoo...

The Gift of Lights holiday event is returning to Potawatomi Zoo! It starts on November 26 and runs through December 19. The Following release was issued by the zoo on Thursday:South Bend, IN (Wednesday, November 10, 2021) The Gift of Lights, a special hol...

 2021-11-10 23:54 

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Man convicted for killing Goshen College professor will remain in prison...

A local man will remain behind bars to serve out the rest of his 115-year prison sentence. The Indiana Court of Appeals upheld the murder and attempted murder convictions of Winston Corbett. The court also ruled his prison term was appropriate. Corbett wa...

 2021-11-10 23:34 

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Baby box installed at Plymouth Fire Department...

Plymouth is now home to our area's newest Safe Haven Baby Box. The box is a place caregivers who are unable to care for a baby can safely surrender newborns. It is built to honor the legacy of Baby Amelia, who was abandoned near Indianapolis in 2014. ...

 2021-11-10 23:21 

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Elkhart Community Schools return to mask-optional policy...

Elkhart Community Schools went back to a mask-optional policy starting today. The School Board of Trustees voted 6-to-1 last night at the meeting. Board of Trustees President Rocky Enfield, Jr. said positive coronavirus cases have gone down 76% in the sch...

 2021-11-10 22:53 

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St. Joseph County Council members call proposed district map illegal, unconstitutional...

Frustration and disapproval Wednesday night from the St. Joseph County Council. All of that aimed at county commissioners. On Wednesday night the County Council voiced serious concerns about the controversial new district maps. The Council was joined by o...

 2021-11-10 22:45 

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St. Joseph County veterans awarded Quilts of Valor...

Veterans at the St. Joseph County VA Clinic were awarded a Quilt of Valor today. It's a handmade quilt given to a Service Member or Veteran touched by war. Quilts of Valor Foundation has been serving and awarding veterans with handmade quilts for more...

 2021-11-10 12:22 

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Supporting all Veterans: DAV making a difference...

A national organization is having a major impact on veterans in our area. Disabled American Veterans the DAV -- has the ability to help hundreds of thousands of vets in Indiana. Tomorrow is Veterans Day. Fortunately, the DAV is celebrating veterans year-r...

 2021-11-10 09:51 

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South Bend teacher's union reaches standstill with school corporation, mediator brought in...

After back and forth negotiations the South Bend School Corporation and the teachers union are at an impasse. The district offered its latest offer Monday. The teacher's union says they should be getting more money since the referendum passed. Because...

 2021-11-10 00:08 

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Successful St. Joe Co. Cyber Crimes Unit gets statewide expansion...

Success in St. Joseph County has grabbed the attention of Indiana legislators. They are hoping our successful Cyber Crimes Unit will prove to be just as effective throughout Indiana. Eight new high-tech crime units are being established throughout the sta...

 2021-11-10 00:08 

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St. Joseph County residents having trouble with new leaf pickup rules...

The leaves are changing colors and falling, but some people in St. Joseph County are having trouble with their leaf pickup service. We're hearing from those in Granger about what they say are frustrating new rules from the St. Joe County Leaf Program....

 2021-11-09 23:55 

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Commissioners vote in favor of controversial redistricting map, but it isn't a done deal...

St. Joe Co. commissioners vote in favor of controversial redistricting map, but it isn't a done dealA political controversy in St. Joseph County is not quite over. There is plenty of debate and plenty of opinions when it comes to dividing commissioner...

 2021-11-09 22:04 

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Local students making cards to show support for active duty military and veterans...

Many kids throughout our community what to make sure our servicemen and women are remembered. With Veterans Day this Thursday, some are making cards to show their support toward active duty military members and Veterans. Stewart Elementary School in Steve...

 2021-11-09 13:11 

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Tiny home project for homeless veterans raising money...

A project to help homeless veterans in our area could break ground in the spring. WSBT first told you about the Mishawaka Troop Town in May. It is a project that aims to build tiny homes for veterans to help them transition into a healthy and productive l...

 2021-11-09 11:23 

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Veteran's Day deals in Michiana...

The following releases were issued by their respective companies. Texas Roadhouse Says Thank You to Active Military and Veterans12th Annual Texas-sized Thank You for Serving Our CountryTexas Roadhouse will continue to honor veterans and active military th...

 2021-11-09 00:26 

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[ South Bend ]

Culver schools switch to virtual learning due to staffing shortage...

Culver Community Schools had to switch to virtual learning to start the week. Staffing shortages are to blame. Between bus drivers, teachers, and cafeteria workers, Culver was missing 10 people Monday. While it may not seem like much, for a small district...

 2021-11-08 23:56 

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There is a critical need for blood donations...

The Centers for Disease Control is expecting a severe flu season -- which could negatively impact the nation's blood supply. Both the American Red Cross and the South Bend Medical Foundation are in critical need of all types of blood. Local hospitals ...

 2021-11-08 23:42 

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First Benton Harbor home gets lead pipes replaced with copper...

With the continuing water issues in Benton Harbor, more and more people are stepping in to help fix the problem. Today the city's first house had its lead pipes replaced with copper. A serious step toward clean water in Benton Harbor. Congressman Fred...

 2021-11-08 23:14 

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Motorcyclist killed in Berrien County crash...

A person is dead after a motorcycle crash in Berrien County. It happened last night in Three Oaks. Police say an SUV was traveling west on Kruger Road when it turned in front of an eastbound motorcycle. The person riding the motorcycle later died. Police ...

 2021-11-08 19:45 

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Woman shot in South Bend...

There is a large police presence in the 1700 block of Randolph in South Bend Monday afternoon after a woman was shot. This happened a little after noon. Police say a car was struck by bullets, but it is unknown if the woman was in the car when it was hit....

 2021-11-08 11:58 

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[ South Bend ]

Police looking for yellow Dodge Charger after bicyclist hit, killed in Kalamazoo Co....

Kalamazoo County police are looking for a yellow Dodge Charger with a black racking stripe that should have front end damage after hitting and killing a bicyclist Sunday. The crash happened just before 6 p. m. at5031 Gull Road in Comstock Township. The Ch...

 2021-11-08 09:30 

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Husband injured, wife dead after motorcycle crash with deer...

MECOSTA COUNTY, Mich. , (WPBN/WGTU) -- A woman is dead after a crash involving a deer and a motorcycle. Investigators said a husband and wife were on 9 Mile Road near 50th Avenue when a deer ran out in front of them riding their motorcycle around 5:32 p. ...

 2021-11-08 05:25 

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Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash at Mayflower and Western...

Officials tell WSBT 22 that a motorcyclist has life-threatening injuries after a crash at Mayflower and Western in South Bend on Sunday evening. This happened around 5:40 p. m. Police say a black car was driving southbound and a motorcycle was riding nort...

 2021-11-08 00:39 

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COVID experience may become a permanent part of downtown Niles...

A COVID experience may become a permanent part of downtown Niles. City officials are considering if the gathering space should stay or move. The Niles Outdoor Downtown Experience was designed to be a temporary place for people to eat during the pandemic. ...

 2021-11-07 22:08 

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EPA to begin testing water at 300 Benton Harbor homes...

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Officials with the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency will soon start testing the water in 300 homes in Benton Harbor to check the certified filters given area residents by the state to remove lead from the drinking wa...

 2021-11-07 11:57 

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INTERVIEW: Recognizing potential Alzheimer's warning signs...

The holidays are right around the corner. For many, it may be the first time celebrating together since the pandemic hit. That means the holidays are also a time when many family members first notice symptoms of Alzheimer's and dementia in a loved one...

 2021-11-06 17:38 

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Michigan lawmakers weigh in on U.S. House infrastructure bill...

LANSING, Mich. — The U. S. House of Representatives voted to approve a $1 trillion infrastructure package Friday, putting the bill on the desk of President Joe Biden. Bill passes: Dems end deadlock, House hands Biden infrastructure winSeveral Michig...

 2021-11-06 11:13 

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Tomb of the Unknown Solider 100th anniversary being honored in St. Joseph, Michigan...

Happening this Thursday November 11th -- a chance to honor veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Watch the new video above to learn how the 100th anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Solider is being honored in St. Joseph, Michigan....

 2021-11-06 11:08 

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INTERVIEW: Your chance to bid on some unique items and support local veterans...

A local organization is working to help support local families and veterans right here in Michiana. You have the chance to help make a difference by getting involved with a paddle auction and bidding on some unique items! Watch the video above for more in...

 2021-11-06 11:06 

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[ South Bend ]

INTERVIEW: Out and Proud Arts and Crafts Market opens tomorrow in South Bend...

Happening tomorrow, a chance to get a head start on holiday shopping! The Out and Proud Arts and Crafts Market will be open at the Howard Park Center in South Bend. Watch the video above to learn more about the free community event....

 2021-11-06 11:05 

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[ South Bend ]

INTERVIEW: Art and Elements Open House...

A local shop is offering some unique deals this weekend that you'll want to get your hands on! We spoke to a local owner about the treasures you can find just in time for the holiday season. Take a look at the video above!...

 2021-11-06 00:44 

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[ South Bend ]

Supply shortage effects holiday shopping...

"You think you're going to make Christmas happen for someone, don't hesitate, because it could be an empty spot," said Ian Martin, RadioShack store owner. Ian Martin has owned the RadioShack in Niles since 2008. He says he's never had ...

 2021-11-06 00:40 

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[ South Bend ]

Civilian 'predator catchers' involved in arrest of child solicitation suspect in Granger...

Flemming Ryland, 42, was arrested after police say he tried to solicit who he thought was a 14-year-old girl in Granger -- but was actually a decoy profile created by civilian group Predator Catchers Incorporated - Indianapolis. That is according to the S...

 2021-11-06 00:03 

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Goshen church youth leader accused of child molestation changes plea to guilty...

A former Goshen church youth leader is changing his plea. Court documents shows Scott Christner will now enter a guilty plea. He faces 12 felony charges of child molesting and sexual misconduct with a minor. Court officials tell us he will plead guilty to...

 2021-11-05 23:02 

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[ South Bend ]

Democratic county council members call proposed St. Joe Co. district map unconstitutional...

A new district map proposed for St. Joseph County commissioners is at the center of controversy. Democratic County Council members say the newly redrawn map would be illegal and unconstitutional. According to their statement the map is not fair or equitab...

 2021-11-05 22:39 

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How Michigan can prepare its power grid for climate change...

As Michigan's temperature drops and snow starts to fall in some parts of the state, the Michigan Public Service Commission held a conference to prepare for the winter. The Technical Conference on Emergency Preparedness, Distribution, Reliability, and ...

 2021-11-05 12:25 

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[ South Bend ]

Police searching for missing 75-year-old last seen on South Bend's southeast side...

The following release was issued by South Bend police:MISSING PERSON: Have you seen Dianne Page? The 75-year-old was last seen wearing a blue, puffy bomber-type coat, a black baseball hat with a red...

 2021-11-04 22:11 

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[ South Bend ]

Local business officials react to OSHA's new vaccine mandate...

Tens of millions of Americans who work at companies with 100 or more employees will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Jan. 4 or get tested for the virus weekly under OSHA rules issued Thursday. Businesses have anticipated the policy, and med...

 2021-11-04 22:09 

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[ South Bend ]

Christ Child Society holding annual clothing drive...

It's getting colder out, and the Christ Child Society wants to help you stay warm. The organization is holding its annual clothing drive. So far organizers estimate they have helped around 2,000 children, but they have supplies to help nearly 2,000 mo...

 2021-11-04 21:53 

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[ South Bend ]

South Bend teachers union holds rally in response to what they call 'broken promises'...

The South Bend teacher's union is upset with where they believe referendum money is going. The National Education Association of South Bend is rallying downtown because of what they say are "broken promises. " The union claims no money from th...

 2021-11-04 21:42 

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[ South Bend ]

LaPorte to host nationally-televised high school basketball tournament...

Some of the best high school basketball players from around the country will soon be descending on our area. LaPorte will be hosting a high school tournament this January that'll have a national TV audience. The first weekend in January, La Lumiere, w...

 2021-11-04 21:28 

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[ South Bend ]

Michigan City schools tale unique approach to solving bus driver shortage...

It's a problem throughout our area a shortage of school bus drivers. One district is taking a different approach to bring in drivers. With a shortage of bus drivers sweeping the area, Michigan city schools are getting creative, giving the public a cha...

 2021-11-04 20:57 

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[ South Bend ]

One killed, three arrested in multi-county police chase...

One person is dead and three are under arrest after a multi-county police chase and crash in northwest Indiana. It started yesterday on I-94 in LaPorte County when a deputy tried to stop a stolen vehicle. The suspects continued into Porter and then Lake C...

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