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VINCENNES, Ind. (AP) — Agencies across Indiana are dropping flood insurance, scaling back on free meals for the elderly and reducing the number of Section 8 housing vouchers they provide as funding shrinks because of automatic federal budget cuts....
SOUTH BEND – A third person -- a 25-year-old man -- has died from injuries received over a month ago in a fire on South Bend’s Haney Ave. that also took the lives of two young sisters. Me’Chielle Marshall, 4, and 6-year-old Navaeh...
Tags: Politics, Interior Policy, Fires
WSBT-TVSOUTH BEND – Two little girls are dead and investigators say it will likely be a few days before they know the cause of the fire that killed them at a home on Haney Ave. St. Joseph County Coroner Michael O’Connell confirmed the 4- and 6-...
SOUTH BEND – 2 people were killed and 2 others injured when fire struck a South Bend apartment building early Sunday morning. It happened around 4:30 a.m. in the 1200 block of East Haney Avenue. CLICK HERE for map. The building included 4...
Tags: Politics, Interior Policy, Steve Cox
The city of Mishawaka will officially cut the ribbon on a $7.5 million renovation project in downtown. The city used a combination of grants, tax dollars and a loan to pay for the renovation of the old Mishawaka High School. 102 year old building has...
Tags: Politics, Interior Policy, High Schools, Schools, Architecture
WSBT-TVMISHAWAKA – It's been a part of Mishawaka since 1910 and now it's getting a new life. We're talking about the old "Mishawaka Furniture" Store on Lincolnway in the city's downtown. Next week, it will become home to 32 new apartments. The...
Tags: Politics, Interior Policy
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- They came in the Notre Dame jackets and hoodies, Cubs hats, even a leather jacket. The smell of hot turkey and gravy and dressing permeated the small room. And people were definitely enjoying the fixin's. While in some ways this might...
Tags: Interior Policy, Politics, Thanksgiving, Holidays, Amish
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterMISHAWAKA -- What the senior and disabled tenants like here in the River View 500 building, 113 units that rise along Lincoln Way, is their sense of freedom. They can soak up views of the St. Joseph River and nearby parks or venture a block or two west...
WRENTHAM, Mass. (AP) — The state has stepped in to reverse a decision by a Massachusetts town's housing authority that barred residents from flying U.S. flags outside their homes. A spokesman for the state Department of Housing and Community...
Tags: Interior Policy, Politics
Housing officials in Elkhart say residents of a bedbug-infested apartment complex could face eviction if they fail to cooperate with efforts to eradicate the pests. More than a dozen units at the Waterfall Highrise complex in Elkhart are infested with...
Tags: Politics, Interior Policy, Rental Service
The Elkhart Housing Authority is working to get rid of bedbugs in more than a dozen apartments at the Waterfall High Rise, a complex for low-income families, but officials say tenets need to do their part. People living there are now required to move...
Tags: Interior Policy, Politics, Allergies
SOUTH BEND TRIBUNESOUTH BEND — Marva Leonard-Dent said that she’s resigning today after nearly 10 years as director of the South Bend Housing Authority. It comes as the agency’s board continues to look for answers to a series of allegations about the...
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