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Thursday, April 24, 2014

 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 at 12:29 p.m.
 A group of students sang hymns to peacefully protest the preachings of a couple from Texas who visited Goshen College's campus on Thursday, April 24, 2014 to warn students to repent for sins or face hellfire.

A couple from the Texas ministry stopped by the campus today to warn students to repent for sins. A group quickly formed to sing hymns over the couple's preachings.

Angelle Barbazon
Posted at 3:42 p.m.
 Goshen College senior Anna Latsha uses sign language to communicate with children in Peru. She spent time in South America in fall 2012 as part of Goshen College's first hybrid American sign language and Spanish study-service term.

Meet Anna Latsha, a Goshen College student graduating this weekend. She spent time in Peru working at an orphanage and school for deaf children.

Angelle Barbazon
Posted 1 hour ago
 The District 48 Indiana House hopefuls at a candidate forum Monday, April 21, 2014, in Elkhart are (from left) Doug Miller, Jesse Bohannon and Adam Bujalski. Several posts are up for grabs in the May 6 primary election and four forums are slated ahead of Election Day.
Posted at 2:03 p.m.

The NAACP, Americans for Prosperity, Elkhart County Young Republicans and Kiwanis Club of Elkhart are hosting the events.

 A sign at the corner of Wood and Homan streets directs passers-by to a home for sale in Elkhart on July 17, 2013.
Posted at 1:52 p.m.

The Indiana Association of Realtors senses demand for new homes, but said low inventory holds homes sales back.

 Retired physician Glen Miller is the author of
Posted at 12:19 p.m.

The retired physician talks about preparing for death and about his own life-threatening medical emergency.

 People gather courthouse lawn in downtown Goshen to pray during the National Day of Prayer in this Elkhart Truth file photo. The theme for National Day of Prayer 2014 is
Posted on April 23, 2014 at 11:08 p.m.

Two worship and prayer events will be held May 1 in downtown Goshen on the court house lawn to recognize National Day of Prayer.

 Cameron Gruntman solders wiring for the Goshen High School super mileage car Monday, April 7, 2014.
Posted on April 23, 2014 at 8:31 p.m.

Students from three Elkhart County schools are going to national competitions this weekend with cars they built during the school year.

 Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers makes an address during his April 18-20, 2014, visit to Bunkerville, Nev. The rural area was the site of a showdown between a rancher and federal officials who critics say overstepped their authority. The photo is a screen grab from a YouTube video of the address, at http://bit.ly/1mAHnNF.
Posted on April 23, 2014 at 7:18 p.m.

The sheriff defends his visit to the site of a simmering conflict with federal officials, saying its his duty to protect against federal overreach.

 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.

 Alex Oberlin won three events Tuesday, April 22, in helping Fairfield top Westview in boys track and field.
Posted on April 22, 2014 at 11:41 p.m.

Elkhart Central, Penn both win Northern Indiana Conference three-way meets.

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