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Elkhart death investigation shows man died from firework accident

The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department responded early Sunday morning to investigate the death of a local man. 

Law sending low-level offenders to counties raises questions

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A new Indiana law that will send more low-level offenders to county jails or home detention is winning praise from some corrections officials, but others worry about how…

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Police: Leesburg man in custody, accused of killing father

The Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department tells us there was a fatal shooting Friday night.

Fireworks sales booming for local shops

Stores are seeing record sales.

Congrats to Miss St. Joseph County Fair 2015!

Congratulations to Cidney Dobrodt, the new 2015 Miss St. Joseph County Fair Pageant queen!

Indiana agency won't detail public relations firm's work

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's economic development agency isn't saying what work a New York-based public relations firm did for the state before officials canceled its contract to assess the…

Hit-and-runs spark calls for tougher penalties for drivers

ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — Authorities and families of victims are calling for tougher penalties for drivers who flee accident scenes.

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Obama overtime pay proposal raises concerns in Indiana

The White House says overtime rules covered 65 percent of salaried workers in 1975 but cover just 8 percent today.

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EXCLUSIVE: Getting ready for a fireworks show

We went behind the scenes to see what it takes to get ready for the Dowagiac fireworks show.

Thousands expected to spend holiday weekend at Silver Beach

There were perfect conditions Friday at Silver Beach in St. Joseph, Michigan where thousands are expected to spend the holiday weekend.

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Indiana county could become 3rd to seek needle-exchange

RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) — An eastern Indiana county that's facing a surge in hepatitis cases tied to needle-sharing among intravenous drug users could soon become the state's third county to request approval for a needle-exchange program under a new state law.

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Law sending low-level offenders to counties raises questions

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A new Indiana law that will send more low-level offenders to county jails or home detention is winning praise from some corrections officials, but others worry about how the additional inmates will impact their budgets.

Greening of Detroit hosts 'Grow and Eat' community classes

DETROIT (AP) — A nonprofit that supports urban reforestation efforts is hosting a series of "Grow and Eat" community classes related to urban agriculture and nutrition education.

Indiana agency won't detail public relations firm's work

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's economic development agency isn't saying what work a New York-based public relations firm did for the state before officials canceled its contract to assess the damage the national outcry over a new religious objections law caused to Indiana's reputation.

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Hit-and-runs spark calls for tougher penalties for drivers

ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — Authorities and families of victims are calling for tougher penalties for drivers who flee accident scenes.

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Obama overtime pay proposal raises concerns in Indiana

The White House says overtime rules covered 65 percent of salaried workers in 1975 but cover just 8 percent today.

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Indiana Supreme Court hears arguments in child custody case

The Indiana Supreme Court is weighing a case in which a man lost custody of his daughter after child-welfare officials feared his mentally ill wife might harm the child.

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Michigan settles vegan prisoner's lawsuit for $20,000

COLDWATER, Mich. (AP) — The state of Michigan has agreed to pay $20,000 to settle a lawsuit by an 80-year-old prisoner who said his rights were violated when he was denied vegan meals.

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Human remains found at Indiana quarry may be 2,000 years old

LOWELL, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say human remains found at the site of a proposed northwestern Indiana stone quarry may be up to about 2,000 years old.

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Public space to honor first responders in Sept. 11 attacks

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A public space is being created in southwestern Michigan to honor first responders involved in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks as well as local rescuers.

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