Tuesday, September 2, 2014

 Maria Ortega Cortes, right, wipes a tear from her eye as she stands with her sister, Erika Ortega Cortes, left, as family and friends of her mother Anastacia Cortes Reyes talk to the media at the family's Elkhart home Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. The mother of two has been missing since last week.

Anastacia Cortes Reyes of Elkhart was last seen Tuesday, Aug. 26, and her van has turned up in Wakarusa.

Posted 41 minutes ago

Check out a map of incident reports that the Elkhart Police Department responded to from Friday, Aug. 29, through Tuesday, Sept. 2.

Posted at 2:05 p.m.

One person was killed early Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle crash on Ironwood Drive.

Posted at 7:35 a.m.
 Elkhart County Sheriffs Department is asking businesses to be alert for the thefts of this air-pollution control device, the catalytic converter, from vehicles on their properties. The parts contain valuable precious metals that thieves sell to scrapyards.
Posted 1 hour ago

Police in Elkhart County are asking RV makers and transport firms to be on the lookout for thieves interested in stealing the devices that can contain valuable precious metals.

Posted at 10:11 a.m.

Officers rescued the group, who called police after they had gotten lost on the Pigeon River in LaGrange County.

Posted at 9:45 a.m.

A man told police he was walking along C.R. 15 in Osolo Township when he was attacked by four men.

 Police are at the scene of a body found along C.R. 23.
Posted on Sept. 1, 2014 at 7:56 p.m.

The body was found Monday afternoon, Sept. 1.

Posted on Sept. 1, 2014 at 3:22 p.m.

A Florida man was hospitalized Sunday afternoon after his motorcycle was struck by a car in Cass County.

Posted on Sept. 1, 2014 at 1:49 p.m.

A tip led police to investigate a synthetic drug operation involving a North Webster gentlemen’s club.

 Nyesha Crocket was arrested Sunday, Aug. 31, on several charges.
Posted on Sept. 1, 2014 at 10:16 a.m.

An 11-month-old boy, who was hospitalized in “extremely critical” condition over the weekend, died Monday. His mother was arrested Sunday on several charges. 

 Anastasia Reyes-Cortes
Posted on Sept. 1, 2014 at 7:53 a.m.

Police found a vehicle belonging to missing Anastasia Reyes-Cortes in Wakarusa this weekend. She was last seen grocery shopping Tuesday in Elkhart.

 Indiana State Excise Police arrested 18 people on preliminary charges of underage drinking at Ball State University on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.
Posted on Aug. 31, 2014 at 12:54 p.m.

Police arrested 18 people on preliminary charges of underage drinking while they were tailgating on campus at Ball State University on Saturday.

 Brett King, 19, of Goshen, was arrested on Sunday, Aug. 31, on several preliminary charges, including operating while intoxicated, resisting arrest and underage drinking, according to a news release from the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department.
Posted on Aug. 31, 2014 at 10:20 a.m.

The teenager was arrested on multiple preliminary felony and misdemeanor charges after police say he led them on a short chase on his motorcycle and on foot early Sunday morning.

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