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 Nineteen-year-old Thomas Harper was arrested in connection with a double shooting that occurred in Elkhart on Thursday, Jan. 23.

The 19-year-old is accused of killing Devonte Patrick in December, 2013. He faces up to 65 years in prison if convicted.

Sharon Hernandez
Posted on April 24, 2014 at 12:29 p.m.
 John Swoveland Jr., 2, was killed Wednesday night, April 9, 2014, when he was struck in the chest with a bullet from a nearby shootout between two rival groups.

The toddler was shot and killed by a stray bullet in South Bend earlier in April. The vigil will take place Thursday evening. 

Krystal Vivian
Posted on April 24, 2014 at 9:19 a.m.
 Elkhart County Corrections Officer Brandon Shepherd talks with a fellow officer in the intake area of the jail as he works Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The Sheriff's Department reduced visitation hours at the Elkhart County Jail due to a staffing shortage.

Find out the new hours that will go into effect in May.

Krystal Vivian
Posted at 5:07 p.m.
 Davis
Posted at 10:38 p.m.

The two men are accused of breaking into a home at 20 East Apartments in Elkhart in April.

 Firefighters are on the scene of a gas leak at Eighth and Mason streets near downtown Elkhart. The gas leak was reported near 1:15 p.m.
Posted on April 24, 2014 at 1:36 p.m.

Following a gas leak at Eighth and Mason streets near downtown Elkhart, NIPSCO shut off gas in the area to repair damage to a line. About 30 to 40 customers are without gas. NIPSCO was unsure when repairs would be completed.

 Two people suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash east of Elkhart Wednesday afternoon.
Posted on April 23, 2014 at 10:39 p.m.

Two people suffered minor injuries in a two-car crash at the intersection of C.R. 17 and S.R. 120 Wednesday afternoon.

 An Elkhart teen was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries Wednesday afternoon after he was struck by a car while riding his bicycle.
Posted on April 23, 2014 at 10:38 p.m.

An Elkhart teen was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries Wednesday afternoon after he was struck by a car while riding his bicycle.

 Experts around Elkhart County say abuse of prescription drugs is a growing problem.
Posted on April 23, 2014 at 6:19 p.m.

The Indiana State Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration are partnering to collect unwanted prescription drugs in Elkhart and Cass counties on April 26. 

 Brandon R. Harris, 27, of Parchment, Mich. was arrested on preliminary charges of armed robbery, resisting law enforcement and possession of stolen property on Tuesday, April 23.
Posted on April 23, 2014 at 6:12 p.m.

A 27-year-old Michigan man was arrested on Tuesday, April 23, after he allegedly tried to rob a Goshen gas station with a hammer and fled from police in a stolen vehicle.

 One of four men suspected to be committing theft in several retail stores throughout Indiana is shown in this photo provided by the Goshen Police Department. Several police agencies are asking the public's help in identifying the men responsible for the thefts.
Posted on April 23, 2014 at 4:39 p.m.

Four men who have been caught on surveillance cameras are thought to be involved in several thefts at retail stores throughout the state.

 The Elkhart Fire Department responded to a fire that destroyed a trailer on Jon Drive early Sunday morning, March 23, 2014.
Posted on April 22, 2014 at 6:57 p.m.

Lt. Aaron Gerber is filling in the position left vacant after chief investigator Rob Smith retired. 

 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.
Posted on April 22, 2014 at 6:32 p.m.

A man was taken to Memorial Hospital in South Bend following the crash.


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