Lights back on for more than 74,000 after severe storms in Elkhart County
Indiana and Michigan Power finished restoring power to its thousands of customers the evening of Saturday, July 5, after heavy winds and storms on Tuesday, July 1 left counties in northern Indiana and southern Michigan without electricity.
Sinkhole found at Fifth and Franklin streets in Elkhart
The intersection at Fifth and Franklin streets closed to traffic after a sinkhole was found on Saturday, July 5. Traffic should travel one block around the area.
Man, woman injured in accidental shooting in Elkhart Sunday
A man accidentally shot himself and a woman while cleaning his gun on Sunday, police say. Both the man and woman were taken to Memorial Hospital in South Bend with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police warn northern Indiana residents about NIPSCO impersonators
Scammers impersonating NIPSCO employees have been going to homes asking residents to let them check for storm damage, The La Porte County Sheriff’s Department reported on its Facebook page. Police are warning residents to watch for and report any suspicious activity.
Motorcyclist crashes into pony near Wakarusa
A Nappanee man hit a pony on his motorcycle Sunday morning, July 6 on C.R. 3 and was taken to the hospital for non-life-threating injuries. The pony’s condition was not known as of Sunday, July 6.