Friday, December 19, 2014

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Firearms, alcohol and unqualified staff were commonplace at New Day Home while families spent thousands on advertised drug and alcohol treatment, consumer complaints allege.

Sarah Duis

Posted on Dec. 18, 2014 at 9:49 p.m.
Elkhart annexation

City leaders voted to annex the three areas at the heart of the lawsuits effective Jan. 1. Property owners are suing to stop the process.

Tim Vandenack

Updated 1 hour ago
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Emergency crews were called to S.R. 15 south of U.S. 6 at 3:26 a.m. Friday, Dec. 19, for a crash involving a passenger car and a semi truck.

Emily Pfund

Posted at 7:10 a.m.
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He was indicted by a grand jury in April on six counts of transportation of child pornography. 

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The Elkhart Salvation Army helped hundreds of families in need at an annual event held Friday, Dec. 19.

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Elkhart’s Monger and Hawthorne elementary schools and Goshen’s Waterford Elementary School were nominated as National Title I Distinguished Schools for their recent academic success, but were not ultimately selected to receive awards.

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A trailer and riding lawn mower were stolen from an Elkhart business on U.S. 33 Dec. 9, according to the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department.

Posted at 12:28 p.m.

Here’s a look back at the moments that defined 2014 for the Elkhart County community.

Posted at 12:22 p.m.

Jeff Beachy will take his seat on the council in January.

Posted at 12:11 p.m.

The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department is warning residents to be wary of people contacting them on Facebook about contest winnings.

Posted at 11:19 a.m.

Elkhart County Prosecutor Curtis Hill shared some information about an upcoming basketball tournament meant to foster a sense of community, and Elkhart Truth sports reporters talked about this weekend’s high school basketball lineup. 

Posted at 11:17 a.m.

A train carrying coal derailed Friday morning, Dec. 19. The incident damaged wires needed to operate South Shore commuter rail trains, causing delays.

Posted at 9:37 a.m.

The crash occurred around 9:12 a.m. Friday, Dec. 19. The extent of the victim’s injuries is unknown at this time.

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