Monday, July 28, 2014

 Demonstrators march in front of the White House in Washington, Monday, July 7, 2014, following a news conference of immigrant families and children's advocates responding to the President Barack Obama's response to the crisis of unaccompanied children and families illegally entering the US.


The Elkhart County community responds to an influx of unaccompanied minors around the area and across the country.

Posted on July 26, 2014 at 4:00 a.m.
 A total of 45 people were reported arrested in Elkhart County from July 18 to July 26, 2014.

Preliminary charges include criminal trespass, criminal recklessness and operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

Posted on July 27, 2014 at 8:53 a.m.
 Police are investigating a report of a 59-year-old man who flashed his privates at a 15-year-old boy at the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds.

Police say a 59-year-old man exposed himself to a 15-year-old boy on Saturday at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair.

Posted at 1:55 p.m.
 The Better Business Bureau has received reports of scammers attempting to get victims' credit card information over the phone.
Posted 2 hours ago

The Better Business Bureau has received reports of two scams circulating in Northern Indiana.

 Upcoming events at The Lerner Theatre include a black tie event called The Heist.
Posted 2 hours ago

The shows coming to the Lerner Theatre in August include A Celebration of Dance, Paul Revere and the Raiders and The Heist: The 2nd Annual Elkhart Black Tie.

 Sarah Hildebrandt, a 2011 Penn High School graduate and King University student, earned a place on the senior national team for women's wrestling with her recent performance in Fargo, N.D.
Posted 2 hours ago

A 2011 Penn High School graduate and two current Penn students competed in a national wrestling competition in Fargo, N.D. recently.

 The participants in the Latina version of the YWCA in Elkhart County's Bridges out of Poverty program discuss the transition to life here. From left are Ofelia Perez and Isabel Mancilla, both of Elkhart; Araceli and Jazmin Garcia, sisters from Goshen; and Claudia Diaz of Osceola. All originally come from Mexico.
Posted at 2:50 p.m.

A new YWCA program aims to help them with the transition, providing a boost in self-esteem and more.

 Fairgoers arrived early at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Tuesday, July 22, 2014 for the second Senior Day. Total attendance during fair week was about 269,000.
Posted at 12:47 p.m.

Food and auction sales broke records at the 2014 Elkhart County 4-H Fair.

Posted at 11:12 a.m.

Elkhart Truth reporters Tim Vandenack and Dan Spalding were on Truth Radio Monday morning to talk about recent news. Here’s what you may have missed.

 Joyce Bontrager Lehman delivers the commencement address. Goshen College graduated about 240 students in its 116th commencement on Sunday, April 27, 2014 in Goshen. Great Value Colleges ranked Goshen College as the 8th most affordable private college in the Midwest.
Posted at 11:09 a.m.

Great Value Colleges ranked public and private Midwestern schools based on quality and the cost of tuition minus average financial aid.

 Jeremy Bontrager, 24, of Goshen, was arrested in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash.
Posted at 11:04 a.m.

Jeremy Bontrager, 24, is scheduled to appear in court for a pre-trial conference Monday.

 From left: Ryan Chapman, Kristy Morse, Cabe Churchill, Bryan Wiggs, Aaron Morse and Bill
Posted at 9:29 a.m.

Dark Horse Nation is not just a brewery, but a way of life.  Get a peek inside this culture with the new series on HISTORY on Tuesday.

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Posted at 7:44 a.m.

The community has sent in its questions, and now it’s time to vote for the one you’d like to see our reporters dig into.


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