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St. Joseph County (Indiana)

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  • Governor, prosecutors disagree over sentencing reform bill

    Governor, prosecutors disagree over sentencing reform bill
    Gov. Mitch Daniels says he'll veto a bill that would make sweeping changes to Indiana's criminal sentencing system unless lawmakers restore provisions he had championed. The Indianapolis Star reports that on Tuesday Daniels said the bill has been...
  • Hardware store owner says graffiti isn't such a bad thing

    Hardware store owner says graffiti isn't such a bad thing
    SOUTH BEND — Most people view graffiti as a nuisance. A local hardware store owner says it may be an opportunity. From buildings to bridges to trains, we've seen graffiti everywhere. And it happened to the owner of Ardmore Hardware this week....
  • South Bend hotel clerk beaten in armed robbery

    South Bend hotel clerk beaten in armed robbery
    ST. JOSEPH COUNTY -- Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened at a South Bend hotel early Friday morning. St. Joseph County Police say an armed robber struck the Airport Inn & Suites, located in the 23000 block of U.S. 20 just after 1:...
  • St. Joseph County Parks told to cut $300,000 from this year's budget

    St. Joseph County Parks told to cut $300,000 from this year's budget
    SOUTH BEND — The St. Joseph County Parks Department is trying to keep hundreds of thousands of dollars in budget cuts from hurting its programs and activities this year. Director Evie Kirkwood said lower-than-expected property tax revenue means she...
  • Another bidder will compete for Madison Center assets

    Another bidder will compete for Madison Center assets
    There is another company competing for the Madison Center. Oglethorpe Inc. will bid against Memorial Hospital for the property. According to Madison Center's acting CEO, Michael Lane, Oglethorpe Inc. submitted a bid for the property Friday afternoon....
  • Suburban growth led 2000s

    Suburban growth led 2000s
    Chris and Justine Blad liked their "starter" home in Mishawaka's Rosewood subdivision, but when their son, Garrett, was born in 2008, they looked to upgrade. They wanted, among other things, a finished basement, a larger yard, and more neighbors with...
  • Police dog Beni now set to retire after distinguished career

    Police dog Beni now set to retire after distinguished career
    The despondent man had phoned his family to say he was going to end it all, and St. Joseph County police were racing the clock to get to the potential suicide before it was too late. Electronic coordinates showed his cell phone in the woods behind...
  • Police: Mishawaka man crashed with baby on board, alcohol in blood

    Police: Mishawaka man crashed with baby on board, alcohol in blood
    MISHAWAKA — A 33-year-old Mishawaka man is accused of causing a three-car crash Saturday at a busy intersection while having a blood-alcohol level more than three times the legal limit. He also, police said, had his 14-month-old son with him in his...
  • `I just set my room ablaze'

    SOUTH BEND — A trial date has been set for Jesse Chatman, a 32-year-old man accused of setting a special-needs group home on fire earlier this month. Chatman lived in the single-story group home, in the 1300 block of East Byron Drive, with one...
  • South Bend mayoral candidates highlight jobs, houses at public forum

    South Bend mayoral candidates highlight jobs, houses at public forum
    SOUTH BEND — On a stage in Century Center’s Bendix Theater Tuesday night, five men sat in comfortable chairs for a nearly two-hour job interview. They fielded questions on a range of issues that included economic development, public...
  • Former Granger church youth leader court 'no show' on child molestation charge

    Former Granger church youth leader court 'no show' on child molestation charge
    A man accused of molesting a 13-year-old while he was a youth leader at Granger Community Church failed to appear for a court hearing Tuesday. The suspect, 32-year-old David Payumo, last spoke with his attorney two weeks ago about his April 11 trial...
  • Man remains in critical after Bowman shooting

    Man remains in critical after Bowman shooting
    SOUTH BEND — One of two men shot Tuesday on Bowman Street remained in critical condition Wednesday, after taking what police believe was a stray bullet, reportedly fired by his nephew. Frank Hammood, 50, was shot in the abdomen Tuesday afternoon...