GOSHEN — An Elkhart man who admitted to raping a girl when he was 16 received a 15-year sentence Thursday.
ELKHART — A Mishawaka woman is accused of prostituting a teenager and a woman with a developmental disability following an investigation by Indiana State Police.
SOUTH BEND — Marcell Spencer, 23, of Goshen, was sentenced before U.S. District Court Judge Jon E. DeGuilio, upon his plea of guilty to possessing with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, U.S. Attorney Thomas Kirsch announced.
ELKHART — The Elkhart County state prosecutor, at the request of the U.S. attorney's office, is dismissing pending battery charges against two police officers seen on surveillance video repeatedly punching a handcuffed man in the city lockup.
GOSHEN — The attorney for a man on trial for attempted murder asked if he could have been defending a friend when he opened fire on a truck near the New Paris Speedway.
GOSHEN — A Goshen man who received a combined 170-year sentence after he was found guilty of two murders and an attempted killing is challenging his conviction.
SOUTH BEND — A judge has consolidated the evidence exchange process in two lawsuits against Elkhart police who opened fire on a vehicle in December 2016, killing a man and severely injuring his passenger.
ELKHART — A plea hearing for an Elkhart Police officer accused of breaking into his ex-wife’s home and harassing her was postponed Wednesday at the request of his attorney.
ELKHART — Elkhart Police officers named in a wrongful death lawsuit disagree with the version it gives of the events surrounding a December 2016 fatal shooting.
TERRE HAUTE — A former pastor at Connexions Church in Elkhart has been arrested on a charge of voyeurism after filming a man in Planet Fitness bathroom, the Tribune-Star reports.
SOUTH BEND — U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Michael Gotsch has rejected a request from the City of Elkhart for a subpoena seeking records of communication between the South Bend Tribune and Keith Cooper, who is suing the city because of his wrongful conviction in a 1996 robbery and shooting.
GOSHEN — A Michigan man charged with neglect in a girl's death was granted a bond reduction after his attorney argued that the original $50,000 amount violated his rights.
GOSHEN — A Bristol man convicted of making meth in 2010 was placed on non-reporting probation, though he must still pay more than $25,000 in cleanup costs.
GOSHEN — A judge set a bond amount Thursday for an Elkhart man accused of violating his probation in a robbery conviction by allegedly breaking a woman’s wrist.
GOSHEN — The attorney for a South Bend man standing trial for an August 2017 murder argued there are other suspects who could be sitting in his place.
ELKHART — No charges will be filed following the death of Laminika Dockery, 36, of Elkhart, who suffered a medical emergency at the Elkhart County Community Corrections Work Release facility in Goshen on July 31 and died shortly after being transported to Goshen Hospital.
GOSHEN — An Elkhart man who was sentenced to 75 years in prison for the August 2016 murder of his pregnant girlfriend is appealing his conviction.
GOSHEN — A Ligonier man who admitted to causing a mo-ped rider's death in 2014 when he was driving while high was sentenced to nine years in prison Thursday.
ELKHART — An Elkhart woman is being held on $305,000 bond in multiple cases related to an ongoing dispute with a woman whom she allegedly tried to hit with a car.
GOSHEN — Toby Jones was around 13 years old when he was charged with robbery for the first time, and thought the punishment he received as a juvenile was closer to summer camp than jail.
GOSHEN — A South Bend man has been arrested for dealing cocaine and other charges 12 years after he ran from a traffic stop and vanished.
ELKHART — An Elkhart man is waiting to receive a new trial date to face allegations that he brutally attacked a woman with a hammer and threatened to kill her.
GOSHEN — A Nappanee man charged with multiple counts of dealing meth will spend six years in prison under the terms of a plea agreement entered Thursday.
INDIANAPOLIS — Prosecutors in Indiana say a small change to a passage in the criminal code allows courts to consider the full weight of out-of-state convictions for high-level felonies at sentencing.
GOSHEN — An Elkhart man convicted of selling methamphetamine as the head of a smuggling and distribution ring was sentenced to 36 years in prison Thursday, even as his attorney pushed for a new trial on the claim that a key witness lied.
GOSHEN _ Relatives of a former Goshen councilman who died following a violent encounter a year ago are struggling to come to grips with the six-year sentence given Thursday to the man convicted for his death.
GOSHEN – An Elkhart woman suspected of an Easter day fatal shooting of a man northeast of the city faced her charges for the first time in court Thursday.
GOSHEN — A judge lowered bail for an Osceola woman charged with dealing meth during undercover investigations, though not nearly as much as she wanted.