GOSHEN — People facing lower-level criminal charges who pose little risk to re-offend may get out of jail quicker under new rules that go into effect next year.
ELKHART — Multiple agencies that serve children and families announced a new collaborative approach to intervention that they built together from the ground up.
CASSOPOLIS, Mich. — A Cass County jury found a Cassopolis man guilty Wednesday of receiving and concealing a 1996 Ram pickup truck that had been stolen from an Elkhart business.
GOSHEN — Attorneys for Goldenrod are denying any responsibility in the alleged sexual assault of a former resident of the agency for adults with mental disabilities.
GOSHEN — A Wakarusa man who allegedly chained family members to furniture in their rooms has admitted to child molesting, one of eight charges he originally faced, though a judge has not yet accepted his plea agreement.
GOSHEN — An Elkhart man who was accused of attempted murder for shooting into a car before leading a high-speed chase has admitted to a lesser charge.
CLEVELAND — An Ohio bank is suing an Elkhart business, claiming the company overdrafted its account by $122 million and hasn’t repaid the money.
GOSHEN — An attorney for the suspect in a Goshen College professor’s 2011 murder is arguing that evidence used to tie him to the crime was wrongfully collected and should be thrown out.
ELKHART — Adding another full-time attorney to the child support division in the Elkhart County Prosecutor’s Office is expected to help the sixth largest program in the state keep up with a demanding caseload.
GOSHEN — A hearing this week may determine whether three and a half months are shaved off the six-year sentence given to an Elkhart man who was convicted in the death of a former Goshen city councilman.
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.