Friday, March 27, 2015

Crime, Fire, Courts


Kirk Coleman family 1

The toddler’s family has been waiting for justice since he died in the care of his New Paris babysitter in October. Now, they hope they’ll find justice and closure through the court system.

Emily Pfund

Posted at 5:00 a.m.
Munn, Nevonska

Police say the victim let a friend borrow her car, but the friend’s boyfriend took it and later chased the victim with it while shooting at her.

Emily Pfund

Posted at 12:00 p.m.
Harris, Devante

Devonte J. Harris was booked at the St. Joseph County Jail Friday, March 27, on a charge of attempted murder.

Emily Pfund

Posted at 9:54 a.m.
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Manuel Garcia, 28, who faces two child molesting charges, appeared in court for his initial hearing Thursday afternoon, March 26.

Posted at 8:12 a.m.

Brandon Woody’s lawyer says a local pool of jurors would be biased because of public outrage and prejudicial news reporting in connection with his case. He was charged with murder after a Syracuse couple’s shooting.

Posted at 7:26 a.m.

Police say the 21-year-old Elkhart man drove through a T-intersection and into the home’s garage door Thursday night, March 26.

Posted on March 26, 2015 at 9:57 p.m.

A body found in the St. Joseph River has been identified as a missing Mishawaka man, 33-year-old Jason Holland.

Posted on March 26, 2015 at 5:38 p.m.

Emmett Calvin White, 58, was charged with murder Thursday in the death of 52-year-old Gary Gray at a South Bend gas station.

Posted on March 26, 2015 at 5:32 p.m.

The infant suffered a serious head injury during a crash Tuesday. 

Posted on March 26, 2015 at 4:46 p.m.

Scottland Gregory, 22, of Elkhart is accused of running from a state police trooper at a traffic stop Wednesday evening and then biting the officer during a struggle.

Posted on March 25, 2015 at 12:26 p.m.

A driver in the crash was arrested on operating while intoxicated and drug charges. 

Posted on March 24, 2015 at 9:56 p.m.

The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department Fatal Alcohol Crash Team is investigating the crash, which took place Tuesday around noon in Nappanee.

Posted on March 24, 2015 at 11:27 a.m.

Freed forced the victim to touch his genitals, then had sex with her despite her repeated pleas for him to stop, court documents state. 

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