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Today marks the two-year anniversary of the death of Mishawaka police officer Corporal Jim Szuba and his K-9 partner Ricky. A drunk driver involved in a police pursuit slammed into their squad car January 9, 2010, killing both officers. Hundreds of...
South Bend TribuneNILES — The last of five Niles teenagers accused of what some have called “sextortion’’ received a probation sentence today in Berrien County Trial Court in Niles. Although Judge Scott Schofield and Berrien Assistant Prosecutor...
NILES – Parnell Martin, one of five Niles High School students accused in a Facebook sex extortion case, was sentenced Monday to a minimum of 4 years but no more than 15 years in prison. Both Trey Nichols and Parnell Martin pleaded guilty....
NILES -- Although police still aren't saying much regarding the slaying nearly two years ago of Niles couple John and Carolyn Tarwacki, investigators said Tuesday they have "a person of interest'' in the crime. In an interview at the Law Enforcement...
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South Bend TribuneAt least 10 men went to the city of Elkhart this past weekend looking for sex; more specifically, sex they allegedly were willing to pay for. Then, they got their pictures all over the news. The 10 men, each accused of patronizing a prostitute, a...
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SOUTH BEND TRIBUNESOUTH BEND — A South Bend School Corporation bus driver has been charged with having sex with a student, according to the St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s Office. The driver, 32-year-old Monisha Simpson, is accused of child seduction, a Class D...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterCASSPOLIS -- Superman? No problem. But Super Drunk? That's a different matter entirely. This week in Cass County 4th District Court, a Dowagiac resident, Peter Edwards Jr., 46, attempted to prove at trial he wasn't guilty of Michigan's relatively new...
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NORTH PORT, Florida (AP) — A Florida high school principal who's accused of using hypnosis on students is pleading not guilty to a pair of misdemeanor charges. George Kenney entered the written pleas today. He was charged earlier this week with two...
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South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND — Longtime St. Joseph Probate Court Judge Peter Nemeth announced Tuesday he will not seek re-election this year. “After 19 years on the bench, it’s time for me to move on,” said Nemeth, 70, who announced his decision at...
Manuel Clemon, the man charged with murdering 42-year-old Deshone Caradine of South Bend, has been apprehended in Chicago, police say. Prosecutors on Friday formally charged the 44-year-old fugitive with fatally stabbing his longtime girlfriend and...
ATLANTA (AP) — A group of fathers in Georgia is targeting the state's practice of putting parents who can't afford to pay child support in jail. The five fathers claim in a lawsuit that jailing parents who can't afford to pay child support...
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — The father of a 9-year-old girl who was found bludgeoned and dismembered said Wednesday that he knew the man accused of killing his daughter and had no reason to distrust him. "I can't talk about it because I'm still...
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