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Thursday, April 17, 2014
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 Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers talks about staffing and pay structure issues during an interview in his office Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The Sheriff's Department is facing a potential staffing shortage due to uncompetitive wages with other employers in the county. Rogers brought his concerns before the county council during a meeting last week.

Wages for county corrections and patrol officers are among the lowest in the area, and many employees are leaving to find better paying jobs. 

Sarah Duis
Posted at 9:04 p.m.

Tyrone Winkleman faces up to 150 years of imprisonment. He'll be sentenced Thursday, April 17.

Sharon Hernandez
Posted at 6:13 p.m.
 A woman and five children were taken to Elkhart General Hospital after a two vehicle crash near Wakarusa on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

All six people were taken to Elkhart General Hospital to be treated for their injuries.

Krystal Vivian
Posted on April 16, 2014 at 11:49 a.m.
Posted on April 16, 2014 at 12:55 p.m.

A woman driving south on Rainbow Road in Porter Township when the crash happened.

 Police investigate the scene of a shooting where a man was shot in the head while riding his bike near Muessel Grove Park in South Bend around 12:45 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
Posted on April 16, 2014 at 11:48 a.m.

St. Joseph County Metro Homicide identified the man who was shot in the head while riding his bike in South Bend early Wednesday morning, April 16.

 Curry
Posted on April 15, 2014 at 6:15 p.m.

Two men arrested on unrelated warrants were later arrested on preliminary charges of robbery and burglary in connection with a home invasion.

 David Summerfield, an employee at Saint Mary's College, was fired and arrested following accusations of engaging in voyeurism at the school.
Posted on April 15, 2014 at 6:11 p.m.

David Summerfield was fired from the college and arrested after admitting to watching students in one of the school's restrooms.

 Students in Goshen walk near a school bus. Goshen schools are holding kids who walk home in the direction of the gas leak at Lafayette and Main streets at school to be picked up.
Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:52 p.m.

Following a gas leak, Parkside Elementary School in Goshen held students who normally walk home. However, officials say they've been released.

 Goshen Street Department equipment is parked at the scene of a natural gas line break at the intersection of Main Street and Lafayette Street Tuesday April 15, 2014.  A break at the intersection closed Main Street to between Plymouth Avenue to College Avenue.
Updated on April 15, 2014 at 2:58 p.m.

Buildings in the immediate area have been evacuated after a gas leak near Goshen College. 

 Official police cars, whether marked or unmarked, will always have both red and blue flashing lights. Pictured is a police car with flashing LED lights with its exterior light bar on.|108757
Posted on April 14, 2014 at 10:00 p.m.

A call from a neighbor complaining about the smell lead police on an investigation, which ended in the arrest of three individuals. 

 Larry Haines Sr. faces up to 100 years in prison after he was found guilty of trying to light his wife on fire.
Posted on April 14, 2014 at 6:18 p.m.

Larry Haines was sentenced to a total of 80 years in prison after he was found guilty on counts of burglary, attempted arson, intimidation and battery. 

 

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Posted on April 14, 2014 at 5:27 p.m.

Police are looking for two suspects involved in a home invasion that happened over the weekend. 

 Police say a woman abducted her 5 year old daughter in Kosciusko County and led police on a chase in Michigan on Sunday, April 13, 2014.
Posted on April 14, 2014 at 10:25 a.m.

Police say the woman abducted her 5 year old daughter during a supervised visit in Kosciusko County and then led police on a chase in Michigan on Sunday, April 13.


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