Friday, November 21, 2014

 The exterior of a home at 2133 Morton Street as seen Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, which was the scene of a shooting that injured a three-year-old child Thursday night.
Posted 1 hour ago

Elkhart Police will hold a news conference at 3:30 p.m. at the Elkhart Police Department.

 President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the East Room of the White House, on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, in Washington. One day after sweeping Republican election gains, President Obama and incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged to try and turn divided government into a force for good rather than gridlock on Wednesday, yet warned of veto showdowns as well. Trade legislation loomed as one possibility for quick compromise, and immigration as an early irritant.

The president announced a series of measures to reform the immigration system.

Tim Vandenack

Posted on Nov. 20, 2014 at 8:08 p.m.
 A truck crashed into a utility pole Nov. 21, 2014, in the 22000 block of C.R. 45 in Goshen. It caught fire shortly after the crash but there were no injuries.

A truck hit a utility pole and caught fire at about 2 a.m. Friday, Nov. 21, in the 22000 block of C.R. 45 in Goshen.

Ann Elise Taylor

Posted 1 hour ago
 Gonzalo Esparza, right, works with an aluminum frame with Roberto Cuevas, left, on the production floor at Challenger Designs in Nappanee on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. The company, which builds counters, outdoor kitchens and carts for use in garages, is expanding with a new building that the company hopes will be operational in early spring.

The aluminum cabinet maker plans to break ground on a new 60,000-square-foot facility next to its home on U.S. 6.

Jeff Parrott

Posted on Nov. 20, 2014 at 9:23 p.m.
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 Three U.S. lawmakers serving Elkhart County criticized President Obama for taking immigration reform steps unilaterally, without congressional involvement. They include U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, left; U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, middle; U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, right.
Posted 34 minutes ago

The officials — Sens. Coats and Donnelly, among others — didn’t offer comments or criticism on the specific details of Obama’s measures.

 Goshen's Brady Bechtel (10) brings the ball up court during the Redskins' 46-45 first-round win over Warsaw on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, in the Class 4A Elkhart Sectional. Goshen went 10-3 with Bechtel and 3-7 while he was out with a knee injury last season.
Posted 45 minutes ago

The Redskins return with a trio of starters in Bechtel, Woolett and Gingerich from a 13-10 club.

 A pair of ducks stand in a shallow area of Cobus Creek near Dave Gunn's house Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Plans for wastewater treatment plant that would have discharged treated water into the creek have been canceled.
Posted at 10:50 a.m.

The Cass County Board of Commissioners followed suit with an earlier decision of Ontwa Township officials to cancel plans for a wastewater treatment plant.

Posted at 10:22 a.m.

Northridge and New Prairie high schools will battle it out Friday night, Nov. 21, for a chance to go to the state title game, Notre Dame will play Louisville on Saturday, Nov. 22, and more from the Truth Radio 1340 Early Edition.

 In this July 18, 2007 file photo, hogs are shown in a pen at a Central Ohio farm.
Posted at 9:57 a.m.

Officials say hundreds of young pigs died after a semitrailer overturned on an Indianapolis highway ramp.

 A pedestrian was hit by a car and killed Friday morning, Nov. 21, on Old U.S. 31 near Lakeville in St. Joseph County.
Posted at 9:30 a.m.

A pedestrian was hit by a car and killed Friday morning, Nov. 21, on Old U.S. 31 near Lakeville. 

 Bristol town council members Cathy Burke, Delbert Schrock, Ron Norman and Floyd Lynch.
Posted at 8:21 a.m.

Community members interested in serving on the Bristol Town Council may submit letters of interest by noon Wednesday, Dec. 10.

 One of local landlord Ronald Davidhizar's properties, at 1403 S. Main Street, sits vacant Friday, Oct. 24. The house is part of the receivership program, in which a receiver will manage the property bring to livable conditions. One of the reasons the unsafe building fund was established now was to add money appropriated for the receivership program the city created to help renovate three of Davidhizar’s properties.
Posted at 7:02 a.m.

The Goshen City Council created an unsafe building fund, which will contain money for the city’s new receivership program.

 Family Services of Elkhart County is consolidated its offices with the women's shelter on State Street in Elkhart earlier this year.
Posted at 6:20 a.m.

A 3 year old was injured in a shooting, Family Services of Elkhart County has ceased operations, plus three more stories to start your day. 

 Northridge's Christian Miller walks down the sidelines during a game against Dwenger in the first round of Class 4A football sectionals on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at Northridge in Middlebury. The Raiders beat the Saints 21-0.
Posted at 6:00 a.m.

New Prairie and Northridge have each battled their way into a Class 4A semistate meeting in Middlebury on Friday, Nov. 21. 

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