Kelly Smith, 20, was arrested on preliminary charges of leaving the scene of a crash, resisting law enforcement by fleeing in a vehicle and robbery on Friday, Jan. 23.
State legislators were present Saturday, Jan. 24, for Elkhart’s first Third House meeting of 2015. Lawmakers addressed the issue of forced annexation in Indiana and provided updates on numerous bills yet to be passed.
The hotel has remained vacant ever since its owner, Kiran “Ken” Patel, was murdered in the building in October 2011. His family is trying to retain ownership of the property, leaving any future development up in the air.