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South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- Charlotte Pfeifer was a 20-year-old wife and mother when she watched part of the city burn. Pfeifer, a former member of the South Bend Common Council, on Thursday recalled her memories of civil rights unrest in South Bend in 1967, when...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The leaders of a House panel told Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday that they had serious concerns about the Justice Department's gathering of phone records at The Associated Press. Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., chairman...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hurrying to check a growing controversy, President Barack Obama ousted the acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service late Wednesday amid an outcry over revelations that the agency had improperly targeted tea party...
GOSHEN, Ind. (AP) — An Elkhart County high school's nickname isn't likely to change anytime soon despite efforts around the country to bar its use. Goshen High School has used the Redskins nickname for nine decades. City Council President Jim...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- Some Indiana University South Bend employees are urging Chancellor Una Mae Reck to seek the purchase of the city's former natatorium, which houses IUSB's Civil Rights Heritage Center. The university currently leases the historic building at...
ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — The Elkhart County sheriff told gun rights supporters at a weekend rally that he won't enforce any future laws that infringe on the public's right to bear arms. Sheriff Bradley Rogers told about 200 people, many of whom held...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated at being left out of an immigration overhaul, gay rights groups are pushing to adjust a bipartisan Senate bill to include gay couples. But Democrats are treading carefully, wary of adding another divisive issue that...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Prompted by a high-profile case of an attack on a suburban Detroit family, a Michigan lawmaker has introduced a bill aimed at limiting the release of 911 recordings requested under the state's Freedom of Information Act....
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue University police were investigating a possible hate crime Tuesday stemming from a protest march over racial tension the day before. A placard left as part of a display at a building housing university...
NEW YORK (AP) — Searching for compromise on a divisive issue, the Boy Scouts of America is proposing to partially lift its long-standing exclusion of gays — allowing them as youth members but continuing to bar them as adult leaders. The...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND — About 60 people gathered in the cold, damp air Saturday in front of the Morris Performing Arts Center, urging U.S. senators to move ahead with a bill that would expand background checks for gun sales. Dale Gibson of South Bend held a...
PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Two customers of a bank formed in part to serve people in southeastern Michigan with roots in India say executives berated them and exchanged email calling Indians derogatory names. The Detroit Free Press reports (http://on....
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