Monday, November 24, 2014

Crime, Fire, Courts


A 54-year-old Michigan City man was stabbed to death with a machete during an argument outside a home, police say.

Emily Pfund

Posted at 7:55 a.m.

Police say a woman’s car got stuck on the tracks. She was able to get out before it was hit by the train.

Emily Pfund

Posted at 7:36 a.m.
 Elkhart police are asking for the public's help to find this woman, who is a suspect in a hit-and-run crash in a Walgreens parking lot.

Elkhart police say she left the scene of a crash in a Walgreens parking lot more than a week ago.

Emily Pfund

Posted 6 minutes ago
Recommended for You
 The Elkhart Police Department is asking for this man, who investigators say stole items from Menards on Oct. 24, 2014.
Posted 13 minutes ago

Elkhart police are searching for a man suspected of stealing from Menards on Oct. 24.

 Officers with the Elkhart Police Department are searching for two men they say robbed a band at Club VIP in Elkhart early Sunday morning. Police say the two men had a gun with them.
Posted 2 hours ago

Three members of a band were unloading equipment in the parking lot of Club VIP on South Main Street when they were robbed by two men with a gun, according to police.

Posted on Nov. 23, 2014 at 11:10 a.m.

Preliminary charges include underage drinking, theft and possession of a handgun without a permit.

 Elkhart and Baugo Township firefighters respond to a silo fire Saturday night, Nov. 22, at a Rieth-Riley Construction Company asphalt plant at the 2500 block of Lusher Avenue in Elkhart. The far left silo caught on fire earlier this evening.
Updated on Nov. 22, 2014 at 8:39 p.m.

The fire was called in at 6:19 p.m., according to emergency dispatchers.

 Elkhart Police Sgt. Chris Snyder addresses the media during a press conference Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, regarding the death of 3-year-old Jeremiah Ross Thursday night. Ross died after an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in his Morton Street home.
Posted on Nov. 22, 2014 at 8:34 a.m.

In a second press conference related to a 3-year-old boy’s accidental death by a gunshot wound, Sgt. Chris Snyder of the Elkhart Police Department shared details of the case and said it’s still under investigation. Watch the press conference here.

 A Lincoln Town Car caught on fire after hitting a tree Friday night, Nov. 21, 2014 at 2801 Toledo Road, in Elkhart. The Concord Fire Department responded to the incident at 10:31 p.m.
Posted on Nov. 21, 2014 at 11:52 p.m.

The driver and passenger of the vehicle left the scene before officers were able to speak with them.

 A Jeep drove through two fences, the length of a backyard and into the next on Friday night, Nov. 21, 2014 at the corner of C.R. 13 and Forest Lane in Elkhart. The driver was taken the hospital. Homeowner Nick Butler, said this was the second time in two weeks a drunk driver tore through into his neighbor's backyard.
Posted on Nov. 21, 2014 at 10:33 p.m.

Elkhart County and Concord emergency units responded to the incident Friday night, Nov. 21, at 23495 Forest Lane.

Posted on Nov. 21, 2014 at 6:34 p.m.

She was found safe in Florida. 

 A Cassopolis man was sentenced Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 to 2 to 15 years in prison for a criminal sexual conduct charge.
Posted on Nov. 21, 2014 at 6:28 p.m.

A 55-year-old pleaded guilty in October to a third charge of sexual assault. He was sentenced Friday.

Posted on Nov. 21, 2014 at 6:01 p.m.

Mitchel G. Claxton, 21, was arrested last week and faces three felonies and two misdemeanors after a Nov. 14 incident at his home in Goshen.

Back to top ^