Saturday, August 30, 2014

The victim was driving her moped west on C.R. 38 when a car struck her from behind, resulting in fatal injuries, according to police.

Updated on Aug. 29, 2014 at 1:57 p.m.
 Jermaine Sanders, a leader of My Hood Needz , speaks at the Back2School event at Concord Mall on Saturday, July 27, 2013. (Truth Photo By Mark Shephard)

Elkhart Roundtable, My Hood Needz Me and Nine Blocks are all focused on improving life in south central neighborhoods.

Posted on Aug. 29, 2014 at 10:04 a.m.
 Jamie Gottlieb, an administrator at i-Spine Institute in Elkhart, has agreed to pay part of a $2.6 million settlement for his role in an alleged kickback scheme.

The Elkhart man and a Texas-based device maker have entered the settlement. 

Posted at 5:18 p.m.
Posted on Aug. 29, 2014 at 12:13 p.m.

Matthew Eddy, 24, was charged with furnishing alcohol to a minor after Andrew Jerome Tarquino, 18, died with a blood alcohol level of .40.

Posted on Aug. 29, 2014 at 7:45 a.m.

Police are investigating the death of Kelly Ann Hackendahl, 20, a junior who was studying education.

 Thomas D. Royer, 47, of rural Churubusco was arrested after police found 86 marijuana plants and about 300 grams of cultivated marijuana growing in a barn on his property.
Posted on Aug. 29, 2014 at 7:33 a.m.

Thomas D. Royer was arrested after police discovered 300 grams of cultivated marijuana, 86 marijuana plants and growing equipment.

 Dr. Jamie Gottlieb
Updated on Aug. 29, 2014 at 3:02 p.m.

A business controlled by Dr. Jamie Gottlieb received payments from Omni Surgical, or Spine 360.

 Timothy Lee Hyser  12/28/2012  (Photo Supplied)
Posted on Aug. 28, 2014 at 6:08 p.m.

Timothy Lee Hyser’s attorney asked the court to provide additional documents before cross-examining one of the witnesses testifying at the sentencing hearing.

 Miguel Angel Martinez-Villasenor, 18, was arrested May 13 on a preliminary charge of murder in the death of 26-year-old Anthony Botello Perez.
Posted on Aug. 28, 2014 at 4:27 p.m.

Miguel Angel Martinez-Villasenor agreed to a stipulated sentence of 65 years in prison, with five years suspended.

Posted on Aug. 28, 2014 at 1:52 p.m.

Check out a map of incident reports from the Elkhart Police Department from Monday, Aug. 25, through Wednesday, Aug. 27.

 In this 2010 file photo, an Elkhart Police officer checks for fingerprints on a soda can found in a car on Dorsey Street near Rainbow Bend just east of Nappanee Street. Police agencies in Elkhart County have used a federal military surplus program to acquire about $24,000 worth of guns and an ATV since 2006. Agencies in St. Joseph County have acquired more than $4 million worth of military equipment in the same time frame.
Posted on Aug. 28, 2014 at 1:04 p.m.

Law enforcement in St. Joseph County have received $4.1 million worth of military equipment since 2006. Elkhart County has received $23,918.94 worth of equipment from the same program.

Posted on Aug. 28, 2014 at 9:37 a.m.

The eight officers will patrol Memorial Hospital and Memorial Epworth Hospital as part of the existing security team.

Posted on Aug. 28, 2014 at 7:50 a.m.

A high visibility enforcement zone will be in place on the north side of Elkhart on Saturday, Aug. 30.

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