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SIMONTON LAKE — An Elkhart man was arrested after allegedly leading police on a high-speed chase on his snowmobile while intoxicated.

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GOSHEN — Attorneys for the estate of a man accused in a wrongful death lawsuit over a fatal July shooting are challenging the victim’s children to prove their claims.

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ELKHART — An estimated $17,700 worth of damage was reported by the Elkhart County Juvenile Detention Center following an act of vandalism.

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GOSHEN — In separate cases, trials for two women accused of murder were reset to June during their appearances in court Thursday.

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ELKHART — An Elkhart man was arrested after police said he spat in a woman’s face, threatened to kill her and tried to take an officer’s stun gun.

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ELKHART — The Elkhart County Jail will hold detained immigrants for up to 72 hours, rather than the previous limit of 48 hours, following a request from U.S. Immigration Customs and Enforcement, Sheriff Jeff Siegel announced Thursday. 

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GOSHEN — Jason Sharp didn’t wake up Tuesday morning expecting to become a vigilante, but he became one after his Jeep was stolen and social media helped him track down the alleged perpetrator – eventually even drawing his weapon to face down the suspect.  

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NILES, Mich. — A more than 12-hour armed standoff with police at a residence in Cass County ended early Thursday, first with the release of a child and, after authorities stormed the house, the arrest of a man and woman. 

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CHICAGO — An Osceola man previously convicted of murder and attempted murder who was serving time for being a felon in possession of a firearm died in federal prison in December, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

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SOUTH BEND — An Elkhart man whose 1994 conviction for attempted murder was overturned because it wasn’t disclosed that the victim underwent hypnosis is suing the city and the detective and prosecutor involved.

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GOSHEN — An Elkhart woman who admitted to smuggling narcotics into prison won’t know exactly how long she’ll spend behind bars herself after being sentenced Thursday.

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LAPORTE — A Nappanee woman received a 39-year sentence after she admitted to child molesting and promoting the human trafficking of a minor.

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ELKHART — A local landlord experienced holiday havoc as he discovered new water damage at one of his properties on Monday.

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ELKHART — Elkhart County Sheriff's Office deputies shot two dogs on Christmas Day to save a man that the dogs had badly injured, according to a press release.

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ELKHART — Despite the recent conclusion of a nine-month-long investigation of the Elkhart Police Department, it is not yet time for fixes, according to Mayor-elect Rod Roberson.

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GOSHEN — Three Elkhart men have been arrested for their roles in the alleged torture and murder of a Columbia City woman in October.

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ELKHART — Two pregnant women in Elkhart reported they were victims of separate acts of violence over the weekend, according to the Elkhart Police Department.

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GOSHEN — A more than $470,000 agreement for new police body cameras comes with some significant savings if approved before the end of the year, the Goshen Board of Works learned Monday.

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WACO, Texas — A former Elkhart man who was arrested in Texas following a high-speed chase and crash is wanted in Elkhart County for charges including murder.

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ELKHART — A Canadian woman living in Elkhart is charged with domestic battery on a child after she allegedly tried to pull the boy from someone’s arms during an argument, with the intent of taking him out of the country.

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SOUTH BEND — A man accused of striking and killing an Elkhart construction-zone worker near Lakeville earlier this week has been charged with driving under the influence of drugs and causing a death. 

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ELKHART — Mayor Tim Neese, Police Chief Chris Snyder and independent reviewers on Thursday proposed policy changes to the Elkhart Police Department as a consequence of a review that began after revelations of police brutality in 2018.

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ELKHART — An Elkhart police officer has received a one-day suspension for allowing a civilian to take a stroller from another person’s residence.

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ELKHART — An Elkhart police officer has been suspended for two days for his involvement in an off-duty incident when three intoxicated officers may have fired a weapon from a car in December 2018.

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GOSHEN — Eleven more molestation charges have been filed against a volunteer youth leader at a Goshen church after four more alleged victims came forward.