Wednesday, April 16, 2014

 Beacon Health System CEO Philip Newbold talks with an Elkhart Truth reporter 6/8/2012 at Granger Community Church. Newbold was talking with newspaper and television reporters after the announcement of the new name of the parent company for Elkhart General and South Bend Memorial hospitals.

Two large medical providers in Michiana have suspended their plans to merge together.

Krystal Vivian
Posted 1 hour ago
 Police investigate the scene of a shooting where a man was shot in the head while riding his bike near Muessel Grove Park in South Bend around 12:45 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

St. Joseph County Metro Homicide identified the man who was shot in the head while riding his bike in South Bend early Wednesday morning, April 16.

Krystal Vivian
Posted at 11:48 a.m.
 Church Community Services Executive Director Rob Roberson, center, addresses students from both Memorial and Central as they kick-off the spring Student Hunger Drive of Northern Indiana at CCS Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Students will plan events to help promote the drive and return for a loading day at the conclusion of the food drive.

Cold weather got you down? Perk up with these feel good stories.

Krystal Vivian
Posted 1 hour ago
 Jimtown High School senior Ally Vicsik (second from left) signs to continue her academic and volleyball careers at the University of Illinois-Springfield surrounded by (from left) Jimtown head coach Katie Weiss, mother Amy Vicsik, brother Jake Vicsik and father James Vicsik. (Photo Supplied)
Posted 1 hour ago

Senior heading to Illinois capital to join NCAA Division II Prairie Stars.

 AlphaGraphics Elkhart has bought Middlebury Graphic Arts, adding its equipment and four employees to the Elkhart location.
Posted 1 hour ago

The owners of Middlebury Graphic Arts are retiring and its operations are being absorbed by the Elkhart business.

Posted 2 hours ago

A woman driving south on Rainbow Road in Porter Township when the crash happened.

 Cherry Blossoms featuring world flags
Posted 2 hours ago

Clint Stamatovich, who is teaching English in South Korea, went to a famous festival celebrating the area's blooming cherry blossoms. Check out the story to read about his experience, the traditional foods he tried and the story behind the blossoms.

 Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore is a great book for people who love technology and books.
Posted at 11:52 a.m.

This story about a bookstore that's always open and a secret society that goes there will remind you of your love for technology and books.

 A woman and five children were taken to Elkhart General Hospital after a two vehicle crash near Wakarusa on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
Posted at 11:49 a.m.

All six people were taken to Elkhart General Hospital to be treated for their injuries.

 FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2014, file photo, Los Angeles Kings' Jonathan Quick (32) deflects a shot on goal against the San Jose Sharks during the third period of an NHL hockey game on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. The Americans don't have incredible star power, but they're quite fast, and they might have the tournament's best goaltending combo in Ryan Miller and Jonathan Quick. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Posted at 11:35 a.m.

The NHL playoffs started today, as well as our hockey survey sweepstakes. Fill out the survey for a chance to win a $25 gift card to Vesuvio Pizza. Because, after all, what's watching a game without some pizza to chow down on?

 Founders summer seasonal Rubaeus
Posted at 9:45 a.m.

Founders Fest 2014, a street party featuring musical acts, local food vendors and local artists, will be on Saturday, June 21. The brewing company has also released several seasonal beers.

 The Center for Hospice Care is seeking volunteers.
Posted at 8:54 a.m.

The center is in need of volunteers to provide support to patients and families in two facilities.

 Martin's Super Markets and Beacon Health Systems are partnering to launch their
Posted at 8:44 a.m.

Maria Haisley is health and wellness adviser of the "Eat Smart. Be Well" healthy communities initiative recently launched by Martin's Super Markets in partnership with Beacon Health System.

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