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  • Update To Pub Shooting In South Bend - June 25, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    The St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Unit (CMHU) continues to actively investigate after shots fired on June 23rd, outside of Kelly‚Äôs Pub, on 1150 Mishawaka Ave, resulted in the death of Brandon D. Williams and injuries to ten additional individuals. An autopsy was conducted Monday morning in Fort Wayne for Mr. Williams. A forensic pathologist ruled his cause of death to be gunshot wound and his manner of death to Read more…

  • Watch fireworks at Indiana state park properties - June 25, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    The public can watch fireworks at several Indiana State Park properties, July 1-7. July 4th, Independence Day, falls on a Thursday this year. As a result, properties are hosting fireworks shows before and after the holiday. Personal fireworks are prohibited at Indiana State Parks.Indiana Dunes State Park will have its fireworks show on July 1 at 9:15 p.m. CT on the state park beach. Bring lawn chairs for the show, Read more…

  • Knox, Indiana Man Charged With Distribution of Opioids and Testosterone - June 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    Forty-four year old Michael Henry Minix, of Knox, has been charged in a 6 count Indictment with distribution of and possession with intent to distribute schedule II and III narcotics.According to a press release the Indictment alleged that, beginning in August 2017 through May 2019, Minix distributed Oxycodone, a schedule II controlled substance, as well as Testosterone, Dianabol, and Metandienone, all of which are schedule III controlled substances.  The Indictment Read more…

  • Upcoming Blood Drives - June 25, 2019 at 9:00 am

    La Porte County:La Porte6/24/2019: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Laporte Hospital, 1007 W. Lincolnway7/8/2019: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., First Church of God, 2020 East LincolnwayMichigan City6/26/2019: 12:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Michigan City Police Department, 1201 E. Michigan Blvd.6/27/2019: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m., St. Luke United Lutheran Church, 2000 E Coolspring Ave6/28/2019: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., Franciscan Health Michigan City, 3500 Franciscan Way7/2/2019: 12 p.m. – 6 Read more…

  • La Porte Jaycees 73rd Annual 4th of July Parade - June 25, 2019 at 7:57 am

    Join the La Porte Jaycees for the 73rd Annual Celebration of the 4th of July in La Porte! This year’s theme is Family | Fireworks | Freedom, and there will be a float decorating contest for any parade entries that want to participate! The parade will be held on Thursday, July 4, 2019 and will travel down Lincolnway (Hwy 2). The parade will begin at 10:00 am and will last Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Amazon is doubling down on Prime Day this year

    AdrianHancu/iStock(NEW YORK) — Amazon is doubling down on Prime Day, saying on Tuesday its annual make-down event for Prime members will be held July 15 and 16, after being a single-day event in years past. “Prime Day 2019 will feature more than one million deals globally, including the biggest Prime Day deals ever on Alexa-enabled devices,” Amazon said in a press release. It will start at midnight on July 15. Read more…