| Sep 7, 2011
| 5:51 PM
As President Barack Obama gets ready to give a major speech to the nation on the economy Thursday, The Tribune asked some local business and economics experts what they think the government should do to get the economy to produce more jobs.
The group -...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 6:13 PM
SOUTH BEND - Amid negative reaction from Riley Early College High School students whose program is currently housed there, South Bend's school board six weeks ago postponed a vote on turning the old Studebaker School building into South Bend New Tech High...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 8:17 PM
SOUTH BEND - A potential buyer for Chase Tower has asked the city for $5.7 million to help fund renovations, and city officials might have to make a quick decision on the matter.
Mayor Stephen Luecke and Common Council members have been discussing...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 3:34 PM
SOUTH BEND - Students in Susan McClements' business class are becoming advertising gurus.
Their job? To create marketing materials for a local musician.
They broke into teams and volunteered for tasks based on their strengths and weaknesses.
| Sep 26, 2011
| 8:16 PM
South Bend's tallest building, mired in receivership since February, is in disrepair and needs better management, one of its major tenants told Common Council members Monday.
Local ownership might be the answer for the 25-story Chase Tower, said Ken...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 12:55 PM
A Notre Dame senior says he feels fortunate not to have been injured -- perhaps even killed -- during a robbery on Tuesday in which the assailant forced him to drive his car to several locations around the city, including an ATM machine.
| Sep 30, 2011
| 2:06 PM
SOUTH BEND — A man accused of robbing a University of Notre Dame senior and forcing him to drive to an ATM to take out money was booked into the St. Joseph County Jail Thursday but released today.
The suspect was released after the St. Joseph...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 4:16 PM
SOUTH BEND – Beginning in 2012, Bank of America customers will be charged for using their own money.
People like Paula Laskowsky said her debit card is more convenient than cash.
"It is easier and it holds me accountable for my money," she said....
| Oct 6, 2011
| 1:40 PM
SOUTH BEND — A 57-year-old South Bend woman told police she was "very shaken" after a man reportedly forced his way into her car last week and asked to be driven to a location on the city’s west side.
The incident last Friday marks the...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 2:36 PM
A family of four killed in a crash while returning home from a Sunday afternoon drive to a Buchanan meat market are being fondly remembered this week by family and friends.
A fiery head-on collision about 3:15 p.m. on U.S. 12 east of Bell Road near Niles...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 1:21 AM
A 34-year-old Gary man was arrested Thursday afternoon after a bank robbery in Michigan City, the Michigan City Police Department reported in a press release.
Officers were called to the 1st Source Bank at 3905 S. Franklin St. at about 4:20 p.m. Thursday...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 10:33 AM
This Friday evening will be the February “First Friday” gathering in downtown South Bend, with planned public events and specials at downtown restaurants, businesses and art venues.
The theme is “Shiver on the River” —...