Wednesday, November 26, 2014

 Jeffrey P. Miller, 46, was sentenced Nov. 25, 2014, to 11 years in prison after pleading guilty to interstate transportation of stolen goods and money laundering for stealing at least $1 million worth of copper wire from Elkhart-based Heartland RV and selling it to Sustainable Recycling Inc., a Dowagiac, Mich. scrap metal dealer.

Jeffery P. Miller asked the judge for leniency, saying he could repay the company faster and help raise his two children if he’s free.

Jeff Parrott

Posted on Nov. 25, 2014 at 5:07 p.m.
 Gino Iavagnilio, 20, was arrested Nov. 25, 2014, in connection with a hit-and-run crash that injured a woman crossing Bristol Street on Nov. 11.

A 20-year-old woman was crossing Bristol Street on Nov. 11 when she was hit by a Jeep, she told police.

Emily Pfund

Posted 1 hour ago
 Christopher Medaris, of Goshen, holds a sign during a peaceful demonstration outside the Elkhart County Courthouse in Goshen Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 25. A group of more than 50 people gathered to protest after a grand jury did not indict Ferguson, Mo. police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown.

More than 50 people stood outside the Elkhart County Courthouse in Goshen to protest after the grand jury decision was handed down yesterday in Ferguson, Mo. 

Sharon Hernandez

Posted on Nov. 25, 2014 at 6:36 p.m.
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