Thursday, October 30, 2014

 The Elkhart Police Department is investigating a shooting in the 300 block of Aspenwald Avenue that happened at about 2 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.

One man was taken to the hospital after a shooting near Saleh’s Market at Middlebury and Madison streets in Elkhart.

Krystal Vivian

Posted at 6:34 a.m.
 An Elkhart County Community Corrections car is parked in front of the Elkhart County work-release center Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 29, 2014. The work-release center gained approval for an expansion of its facilities.

The Goshen Board of Zoning Appeals approved a petition from the county commissioners for the 600-square-foot expansion. 

Sharon Hernandez

Posted on Oct. 29, 2014 at 7:15 p.m.
 Jeffrey Kling, 10/28/14

When Jeff Kling was in a hospital after having a tumor removed four years ago, he said God spoke to him and healed his cancer. An Elkhart Truth reporter reflects on the second life his friend and former teammate lived before he passed away over the weekend.

Ken Fox

Posted on Oct. 29, 2014 at 7:29 a.m.
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 The National Weather Service is predicting a cold evening for tick-or-treating this year, with snow in the forecast for Friday evening. (Truth file photo by J. Tyler Klassen).
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With temperatures in the low 40s, rain showers could become snow showers Friday night, according to the National Weather Service.

 Notre Dame's Kendall Moore (8) closes in on Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds (19) for a tackle during first half action at Notre Dame Stadium Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013.
Posted at 7:51 a.m.

Against Navy’s dangerously perfected triple-option offense, Notre Dame’s best defense might just be in-game experience.

 Tim Wesco, incumbent Republican seeking re-election to the District 21 seat in the Indiana House, on Oct. 16, 2014.
Posted at 7:04 a.m.

Wesco, the incumbent, is a fiscal and social conservative. Buoscio, a teacher, is focused on education and job creation.

 Ben Russo, incumbent Republican seeking re-election as Osolo Township trustee, on Oct. 15, 2009.
Posted at 6:52 a.m.

Russo has held the post since 2003, while Crabtree is making his third bid for elected office.

 Goshen head coach Viratham Mounsithiraj talks with his players during a game against Concord on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at Concord. Goshen won 5-1.
Posted at 6:00 a.m.


Viratham Mounsithiraj says he’s mindful of his own experiences as he schools his players on opportunities.

 Elkhart Memorial players try to break through as Concord High kicker Ryan Tepe aims for the posts Aug. 29, 2014.
Posted at 6:00 a.m.

Minutemen senior Ryan Tepe, who lost his father when he was 5, treasures memories of his dad as he drives his football and soccer goals to new levels.

Posted at 5:58 a.m.

A portion of Jackson Boulevard over the Elkhart River is reopening today, some Elkhart Community Schools employees could soon see a pay bump and three more stories to start your day.

 U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, left, and her challenger for the U.S. House seat, Joe Bock. Walorski is a Republican and Bock is a Democrat. Jeff Petermann is also running as an independent.
Posted at 5:30 a.m.

Learn more about the candidates, their platforms and endorsements. 

 San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws against the Kansas City Royals during the sixth inning of Game 7 of baseball's World Series Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Posted at 11:40 p.m.

Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief.

 The Indiana Chamber says the state's abundant water supplies give Indiana an economic development advantage over states in the west, as seen in this dried-up ditch between rice farms in Richvale, Calif. But the chamber next year will lobby for a state water plan to better coordinate resources and ensure a plentiful future supply.
Posted on Oct. 29, 2014 at 8:34 p.m.

Legalizing Sunday alcohol sales and allowing employers to screen applicants for tobacco use are also priorities for the Indiana Chamber in the 2015 General Assembly.


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