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  • Deadly shooting investigation in South Bend - January 19, 2018 at 11:39 pm

    This past Thursday at around 8pm, the South Bend Police Department received a report of gunshots fired in the 1100 block of Clover St. Officers were dispatched to the area and located a single vehicle crashed on Hildreth St. near Twyckenham St. (this is approximately one block east of Clover). In an update, Friday an autopsy was completed for 17 year old Tysiona Crawford, the victim from Thursday’s homicide investigation. Read more…

  • Nominations for the Governor’s Century and Half Century Business Awards are now open - January 19, 2018 at 9:14 am

    Nominations for the Governor’s Century and Half Century Business Awards are now open. Chair of the House Committee on Commerce Small Business and Economic Development State Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) explained the important role local businesses play. Morris also explained why they should be recognized for their service to communities. These awards honor businesses that were founded and have continuously operated in the state of Indiana for at least Read more…

  • South Shore line offering additional capacity trains for the Chicago Women’s March - January 18, 2018 at 11:33 pm

    In order to accommodate an expected increase in passengers for the Women’s March Chicago on Saturday, January. 20th, the South Shore Line will have additional capacity available for Train 502’s run. In the afternoon, an eastbound passenger extra will run following the event. It will depart Millennium Station at 4:25 p.m. (Van Buren St. at 4:28 p.m.), run non-stop to Hegewisch and make all local stops terminating at Carroll Avenue, Read more…

  • American Airlines restarting operations at South Bend International Airport - January 18, 2018 at 11:32 pm

    Governor Eric Holcomb, joined executives of the St. Joseph County Airport Authority Thursday to announce that American Airlines will restart operations at South Bend International Airport (SBN), adding two new nonstop flights to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT). A key part of Governor Holcomb’s Next Level Agenda, expanding nonstop flight options will help increase the state’s connectivity to key national markets and enhance quality Read more…

  • Congressman Visclosky speaking at Marquette Catholic High School next week - January 18, 2018 at 11:31 pm

    Marquette Catholic High School announced that Congressman Peter J. Visclosky (D-IN) will speak to several social studies classes on campus on Thursday, January 25th in the Rudy Hart Theatre. Visclosky serves as Indiana’s First Congressional District Representative in Washington D.C. In his 33rd year in politics, Congressman Visclosky is a member of the House Appropriations Committee and also serves as the Ranking Member on the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee. The Gary Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Thousands take to streets in Women’s March on anniversary of Trump’s first year

    Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — From New York City to Los Angeles and in many cities in between, thousands of women and their allies took to the streets Saturday, vowing to show up at the polls this year for midterm elections amid outrage over President Donald Trump’s agenda. The main event for the 2018 Women’s March, entitled “Power to the Polls,” will take place Sunday in Las Vegas, where organizers Read more…

  • Delta Air Lines imposes new rules tightening leash on support animals

    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Before boarding a Delta Air Lines flight with a furry friend, passengers will now need documentation that support animals are healthy and well-behaved. In the past, the airline has required a doctor’s note from passengers who wish to bring an emotional support animal on board the aircraft with them. But after a series of bizarre, and sometimes dangerous, incidents with animals in the cabin, passengers with an Read more…

  • Inside the Trump-Schumer talks leading up to the government shutdown

    ABC News(WASHINGTON) — During the hours leading up to the government shutdown, President Donald Trump invited Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., to the White House to negotiate the outline of a deal, which both sides believed was in reach. After several more conversations during the day, the deal fell apart and the Senate failed to pass a measure to keep the government funded. “During the meeting, in exchange for Read more…