Wednesday, October 22, 2014

 This Motel 6 in Hammond, Ind., is where the body of a woman was found . Police said Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, that a 43-year-old man confessed to killing a woman whose body was found in the Motel 6 and told investigators where the bodies of three other women could be found in abandoned homes in Gary. The bodies of seven women have now been found in northwestern Indiana , authorities said Monday. (AP Photo/The Times, John J. Watkins)  MANDATORY CREDIT; CHICAGO LOCALS OUT;  GARY OUT

The investigation could be a lengthy process. 

Posted on Oct. 21, 2014 at 12:27 p.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.

The driver was taken to IU Health Goshen Hospital with complaints of neck pain. 

Danielle Waldron

Posted on Oct. 21, 2014 at 11:50 a.m.
 U.S. Marshals and Chicago law enforcement arrested 23-year-old Enrique Raggs in connection with a fatal shooting that happened early Sunday morning, Sept 14, 2014.

Enrique Raggs, 23, was wanted in connection to a September shooting in South Bend in which a man was killed and a woman was injured. 

Emily Pfund

Posted on Oct. 21, 2014 at 11:24 a.m.
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Posted on Oct. 21, 2014 at 8:53 a.m.

The teacher was escorted from school property by the school resource officer last week. The case was forwarded to police, but no arrests have been made.

 An Indiana appeals court has decided that the sentences handed down for three of the “Elkhart 4” -- Blake Layman, Levi Sparks and Anthony Sharp -- were “inappropriate.”
Posted on Oct. 20, 2014 at 5:17 p.m.

Blake Layman, Levi Sparks and Anthony Sharp have asked the Indiana Supreme Court to review their felony murder convictions.

 Stanley Kendall, a former substitute teacher for Penn-Harris-Madison and Plymouth schools, is shown in a November 2006 mug shot provided by the Collin County, Texas jail. Kendall was arrested for soliciting sex from a minor after he appeared in a Dateline NBC
Posted on Oct. 20, 2014 at 4:28 p.m.

Whitko Community Schools in Pierceton confirmed Stanley Kendall, who was featured on Dateline NBC’s “To Catch a Predator” and later a substitute for both Plymouth and P-H-M Schools, also taught Whitko students in 2013. 

 (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.
Posted on Oct. 20, 2014 at 11:25 a.m.

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.”

Posted on Oct. 20, 2014 at 9:57 a.m.

The man was shot in the lower part of his body early Saturday morning at a South Bend service station.

 Vehicles travel the Indiana Toll Road in this Elkhart Truth file photo.
Posted on Oct. 19, 2014 at 5:56 p.m.

The driver appears to have died from natural causes, investigators say.

Posted on Oct. 19, 2014 at 2:13 p.m.

Robert Alphonse Deshepper III purchased 11 firearms in two days using a checking account that had already been closed and lied about his address on purchasing forms.

Posted on Oct. 19, 2014 at 12:58 p.m.

An Elkhart man was accused shooting a turkey in his backyard and throwing it away. Two others were charged with taking more than their daily limit of squirrels.

 46 people were reported arrested in Elkhart County from Oct. 10 to Oct. 18, 2014.
Posted on Oct. 19, 2014 at 8:54 a.m.

Preliminary charges include domestic battery, resisting law enforcement and battery on a child under the age of 14 by a person over the age of 18.

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