Monday, October 20, 2014

 This undated handout provided by the Justice Department shows Arthur Rudolph, one of hundreds of scientists brought to the US after World War II despite their Nazi past. An Associated Press investigation found dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in Social Security payments after being forced out of the United States.

An Associated Press investigation found that millions of dollars in American Social Security payments were paid to at least 38 suspected Nazi war criminals.

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 (Clockwise from top left) Antoine Phillips, Erika Holt, Tremal Curtis and Misty Warren were arrested on drug charges in an investigation by the Warsaw Police Department's narcotics unit on Saturday, Oct. 18.

Undercover officers had made drug buys at two homes and executed search warrants Saturday night. Police say they were “significant drug suppliers in Kosciusko County.”

Emily Pfund

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 In this Oct. 19, 2014 photo is the back of a house in Gary, Ind., where the body of a woman was found on Sunday. Police said Sunday that a 43-year-old man confessed to killing a woman whose body was found in a Motel 6 in the neighboring city of Hammond, Ind., and told investigators where the bodies of three other women could be found in abandoned homes in Gary. Police said Monday that the bodies of seven women have now been found in northwestern Indiana.  (AP Photo/Sun-Times Media, Jim Karczewsk) MANDATORY CREDIT

Police say the bodies of 7 women have been found after a northwestern Indiana man admitted to killing a woman found strangled at a motel in Gary.

Posted at 6:22 a.m.
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Sophomores Tarean Folston and Corey Robinson led the way in Notre Dame’s close loss to Florida State Saturday, Oct. 18.

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In this week’s round of Ask the Truth voting, we’re revisiting some popular questions that almost won in weeks past. Tell us which one you’d like answered.

 Old Hoosier Meats owner Randy Grewe kneels beside the Middlebury Pig, who normally is seen in front of his shop.  The Middlebury Pig will be a part of the Mini Golf at the Library fundraiser, but you will have to come and play mini golf to see how.
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The annual fundraiser benefits the Middlebury Community Library, Middlebury Community Historical Museum and Friends of Middlebury Parks.

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Looking for Halloween costume ideas that are a little more creative than Elsa from Frozen or Batman? These easy DIY costumes are adorable — and making them won’t break the bank.

 Central sophomore Ian Fahrenkrog, 16, plays his trumpet after a portrait with The Elkhart Truth in his room on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, Elkhart. Fahrenkrog started playing trumpet in sixth grade but switch the french horn and plays the mellophone in Central's marching band. In addition to his involvement in the Blazer Brigade, he ran cross country, takes four AP classes and takes part in many other activities.
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Many members of Elkhart Central’s Blazer Brigade spend dozens of hours participating in other extracurricular activities, working part-time jobs and volunteering — even during the busy marching band season.

 Employers are hiring in Michiana.
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Companies are looking for welders, drivers and nurses. Check out the latest job listings from Elkhart, New Paris, Granger, South Bend and across northern Indiana.

 Chet Pierce helps his son Wesley Pierce, 12, into a four wheeler Sept. 11 while spending family time at his inlaw's home in Mishawaka.
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A Wakarusa boy with autism isn’t getting the therapy hours he needs, a truck driver was found dead at an Elkhart County rest stop and three more stories to start your day. 

 Randy Bellamy portrays a French fur trapper living around the Great Lakes during the 1730s. He and his wife are pictured at the 2014 Gathering at Five Medals in New Paris on Oct. 18, 2014.
Posted on Oct. 19, 2014 at 8:37 p.m.

Gathering at Five Medals in New Paris brings together reenactors to showcase Indiana history. 

 Vehicles travel the Indiana Toll Road in this Elkhart Truth file photo.
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