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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....
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WSBT-TV ReporterEDWARDSBURG – More than two dozen teenagers from St. Joseph County could face criminal charges for underage drinking in Cass County after police busted an underage drinking party at Eagle Lake Yacht Club over the weekend. Police say the 30 kids...
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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WSBT-TV ReporterST. JOSEPH COUNTY – A Plymouth man is in jail after he led police on a wild chase that started in South Bend and ended in Mishawaka. South Bend Police said 27-year-old Duane Longacre was wanted in Marshall County for two stolen cars and a handgun....
Eugene Sims Jr., the man who was shot after South Bend police say he threatened them with a rifle on Monday, has been charged with five counts relating to that incident. A spokesperson for the St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s Office also says the...
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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — The former leader of a popular Boy Scout camp in western Michigan is asking a judge to cap his prison sentence for child pornography at 15 years. Scott Herrick returns to Kalamazoo federal court Thursday afternoon. The 40-...
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South Bend TribuneA twice-convicted child molester is headed back to prison again after he received a 3-year prison sentence for molesting a 6-year-old boy. Ray Stewart, of Mishawaka, was arrested in August after the boy told his mother about Steward touching the boy&...
Tags: Justice System, Sexual Assault, Punishment, Sex Crimes, Trials
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities are investigating 13 people for involvement in a prison riot that killed 31 in a northeastern Mexican state bordering Texas. Tamaulipas state police say the suspects were detained after a brawl Wednesday afternoon...
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In the frenzy of the holidays, Mark Tarner forgot about the unloaded handgun in his work briefcase. It was not until the bag was moving through the security check-point at O’Hare International Airport Tuesday night that he suddenly remembered. And...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina woman sentenced to prison for killing her 10-year-old disabled stepdaughter has also pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge. Elisa Baker entered the plea Thursday in U.S. District Court in Charlotte to one...
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CASSOPOLIS — A few years ago, Harley Jackson, of Niles, spotted a robbery in progress and, according to his attorney, James Miller, went above and beyond what many people would do by giving pursuit. “He followed in his car. He was shot at,&...
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