Monday, September 1, 2014

 Anastasia Reyes-Cortes

Police found a vehicle belonging to missing Anastasia Reyes-Cortes in Wakarusa this weekend. She was last seen grocery shopping Tuesday in Elkhart.

Posted at 7:53 a.m.
 Mike Lucchese (left) laughs with Mike Crimaldi at Crimaldi's, 117 E. Jackson, Elkhart.

Take it easy. We’ve got you covered with your Labor Day edition of Quick Bites.

Posted on Sepa. 1, 2014 at 4:00 a.m.
 A bicyclist rides west on Beardsley Avenue as a motorist drives around him July 29, 2014.

Too many bicyclists ride facing traffic rather than with it. Not only is it illegal, it puts motorists as well as riders at risk.

Posted at 2:39 p.m.
 Pediatricians argue that adolescents should start school later in the day because it may improve their health and grades.
Posted 2 hours ago

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommended later high school start times so students can get more rest.

 Michigan increased its minimum wage Monday, Sept. 1.
Posted at 3:24 p.m.

Michigan joins several other states and city and county governments that have increased their minimum wage over the last two years.

Posted at 3:22 p.m.

A Florida man was hospitalized Sunday afternoon after his motorcycle was struck by a car in Cass County.

 A new study named Indiana's school voucher program the best in the country.
Posted at 3:20 p.m.

Indiana ranked the highest among 15 other states that had school voucher programs, which pays for students to attend private schools instead of public schools.

Posted at 1:49 p.m.

A tip led police to investigate a synthetic drug operation involving a North Webster gentlemen’s club.

 Rudy Abreu (from left), Tanisha Belnap, Valerie Rockey and Ricky Ubeda attend the FOX Summer TCA All-Star Party at Soho House on July 20, 2014, in West Hollywood, Calif. Rockey, of Indianapolis, is in the top four of FOX's
Posted at 10:29 a.m.

An Indy man won the “The Voice” and an Indy woman is in the top four of “So You Think You Can Dance.”

Posted at 10:24 a.m.

Goshen College and Mishawaka Sheet Metal are among the employers looking to fill openings.

Posted at 10:16 a.m.

An 11-month-old boy was hospitalized Saturday and his mother was arrested Sunday on several battery charges.

 Ronnie Boothe, 9, grabs a lolipop from Cpl. Chris Bella with the Elkhart Police Department Sunday afternoon during the Southside Family Fun Fest at Roosevelt Park in Elkhart.
Posted on Sepa. 1, 2014 at 7:08 a.m.

Elkhart’s Southside Family Fun Fest was a success, several businesses are closed for the holiday and three more stories to start off your Labor Day in Indiana. 

 County hospitals are seeking an exemption from making doctors and staff's salaries public.
Updated at 9:56 a.m.

They say it gives competitors an edge. 

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