Seven-year-old Kristyana Jackson died after she was shot outside her home in 2012.

J. C. Lee

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7-Eleven robbers

Police arrested two teenagers in connection with the armed robbery of an Elkhart 7-Eleven, friends and family gathered to remember Kristyana Jackson Friday night, and three more stories to start your day.

Tabitha Waggoner

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Gurcharn Singh and Jaswinder Kaur

Jaswinder Kaur and Gurcharn Singh face multiple charges including dealing in a synthetic drug and money laundering.

Sharon Hernandez

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Representatives from The Elkhart Truth and the Elkhart County Prosecutor’s Office have “agreed to disagree” about whether reporter Emily Pfund should be required to surrender her notes and appear for testimony in connection with a felony murder trial.

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National Day of Prayer will be observed around the country Thursday, May 7, with at least five events planned in Elkhart County.

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Five area employers will be searching for workers at a job fair Monday, April 27.


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