Friday, September 19, 2014

 Miguel and Christy Reyes pose for a portrait surrounded by a few of Miguel's favorite Bears memorabilia at their home Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Miguel was diagnosed with a brain tumor in June and has been under going treatment. Miguel will be honored at the Concord football game Friday.

Start your Friday with these top stories from Elkhart, Goshen and Bloomington. 

Posted at 6:12 a.m.
 Police say a woman abducted her 5 year old daughter in Kosciusko County on Sunday, April 13, 2014, and led police on a chase into Michigan.

Police say they believe alcohol was a factor in crash.

Updated 2 hours ago
 Newly appointed Elkhart Police Chief Laura Koch reacts during a city council review of her 2015 police budget Thursday night, Sept. 18, 2014.

Some suggested pay for top employees should have been frozen so that more could be used to help lower paid city workers.

Posted at 12:17 a.m.
 Students and faculty from Goshen College walk from the courthouse to Goshen College with a group of participants from the Great March for Climate Action Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. A group of students and local residents are planning their own march Sunday, Sept. 21.
Posted 1 hour ago

Following a march last week from an out-of-town group, Goshen residents and Goshen College students will walk through the city Sunday, Sept. 21., to raise awareness of climate change.

Posted 1 hour ago

Here’s what you need to know, including deadlines and ways to submit applications.

 There was a minor bus crash at Concord Ox Bow Elementary School between buses 40 and 96 on the morning of Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. No injuries were reported.
Posted 2 hours ago

It happened around 8:39 a.m. Friday, Sept. 19. Officials say there were no serious injuries.

Posted 2 hours ago

The Indiana State Police will no longer accept paper gun permit applications starting Oct. 1.

Posted at 8:27 a.m.

Students in grades 1-12 can participate in Math Kangaroo’s competition for a chance at a college grant or international summer trip. 

 Participants in the Maple City Walk walk along the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail northeast of Goshen on Saturday, Sept. 21. One hundred forty-four people took part in the annual walk.  (Truth Photo By J. Tyler Klassen)
Posted at 8:25 a.m.

There’s going to be beautiful fall weather and plenty to do with Goshen this weekend.

 Derrick Perkey
Posted at 6:20 a.m.

Derrick Perkey admitted he accidentally started a fire at an apartment complex while manufacturing methamphetamine.

 Cody Cousins, who has been charged with killing Purdue University student in a classroom, has filed an insanity defense.
Updated at 3:41 a.m.

The sentencing hearing for Cody Cousins, 24, is set for Friday afternoon in Lafayette. His attorney says he’ll ask the judge to rule Cousins guilty but mentally ill.

Posted on Sept. 18, 2014 at 7:31 p.m.

The council will vote Sept. 30 whether to raise income taxes by 0.5 percent. The decision to consider the raise came after days of difficult budget hearings.

 Phyllis Herczeg laughs as she tells a story about her students during an interview in her Elkhart home Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Herczeg retired from Elkhart Community Schools this year after nearly 40 years teaching.
Posted on Sept. 18, 2014 at 6:14 p.m.

Phyllis Herczeg didn't choose teaching — it chose her. She spent almost 40 years at several different Elkhart elementary schools. 

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