Friday, August 29, 2014

 Dr. Jamie Gottlieb, a spinal surgeon at i-Spine Institute in Elkhart, has agreed to pay part of a $2.6 million settlement for his role in an alleged kickback scheme.

The Elkhart spinal surgeon and a Texas-based device maker have entered the settlement. 

Posted 2 hours ago
 In this photo taken on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, Theo Murphy, left, of Florissant, Mo., and his brother, Jordan Marshall, 11, light candles at a memorial on Canfield Drive in Ferguson, Mo., where where unarmed Michael Brown was fatally shot by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson. A group of Goshen residents are planning a rally in solidarity of Ferguson residents Saturday, Aug. 30.

The peaceful rally will take place in front of the Elkhart County Courthouse on Saturday, Aug. 30.

Posted at 4:43 p.m.

The victim was driving her moped west on C.R. 38 when a car struck her from behind, resulting in fatal injuries, according to police.

Updated at 1:57 p.m.
 Gov. Mike Pence, fourth from the left, and members of the U.S. 31 Coalition at the ceremony Aug. 27, 2014, to open the new section of U.S. 31 between South Bend and Plymouth. Also in the photo are Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce President Kyle Hannon, third from left, and Elkhart County Council President John Letherman, third from the right.
Posted at 1:23 p.m.

Around 46 miles of U.S. 31 from South Bend to Indianapolis will be upgraded by 2015, but that leaves 70 miles of road untouched.

 Jeff Hall waits on a customer at John HallÕs True Value Hardware, Goshen Ind Monday August 25, 2014. John HallÕs True Value Hardware has been awarded the 2014 Agribusiness Award of Excellence from the Purdue Extension Agriculture Society Committee. Hall is president of the store.
Posted at 1:09 p.m.

A revised plan of the U.S. 33 northern connector will spare Goshen High School’s baseball field, Maple City and IU Health break ground for the health center’s second location, and three other stories that came out of Goshen this week. 

Posted at 1:00 p.m.

Showers and thunderstorms are expected in Elkhart throughout the holiday weekend.

 Notre Dame's leprechaun carries the large ND flag through the end zone as players kneel in prayer before action at the stadium Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012. Notre Dame defeated Pitt in three overtimes to remain unbeaten on the season.
Posted at 12:49 p.m.

There are still tickets available for the game vs. Rice, plus other tips on parking, traffic and how to watch the game if you aren’t attending.

Posted at 12:13 p.m.

Matthew Eddy, 24, was charged with furnishing alcohol to a minor after Andrew Jerome Tarquino, 18, died with a blood alcohol level of .40.

 The 1938 Goshen High football squad was captained by Lowell
Posted at 12:00 p.m.

Larry Biller has a son and two grandsons on the 2014 team and his father, “Zuke” Biller, captained the 1938 GHS squad.

 Truth Radio 1340 will launch on Monday, May 5, 2014.
Posted at 11:35 a.m.

Listen to reports on Notre Dame and high school football, campus sexual assaults and industrial property around Elkhart County.

 Jermaine Sanders, a leader of My Hood Needz , speaks at the Back2School event at Concord Mall on Saturday, July 27, 2013. (Truth Photo By Mark Shephard)
Posted at 10:04 a.m.

Elkhart Roundtable, My Hood Needz Me and Nine Blocks are all focused on improving life in south central neighborhoods.

Posted at 9:03 a.m.

Kids who smoke electronic cigarettes are more likely to try conventional cigarettes, according to the CDC.

Posted on Aug. 29, 2014 at 7:45 a.m.

Police are investigating the death of Kelly Ann Hackendahl, 20, a junior who was studying education.

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