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South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- Coming soon to a ballpark near you -- the silver screen. At least for one night, The Cove is going to trade in the bats, balls and gloves for tanks, vintage fighter flyovers and a movie on the giant videoboard. But the evening isn't just...
SOUTH BEND – A South Bend survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor more than 70-years ago has died. Ray Dembinski passed away Saturday. He was 95-years-old. Dembinski served in the Navy during World War II and received a Presidential Unit...
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — An Indianapolis man who pleaded guilty in the fatal stabbing of his disabled 84-year-old grandfather has been sentenced to 105 years in prison. Thirty-nine-year-old Richard Fouts was sentenced Monday in Tippecanoe Circuit...
Tags: Punishment, Murder, Trials
C. Everett Koop, who raised the profile of the surgeon general by riveting America's attention on the then-emerging disease known as AIDS and by railing against smoking, has died in New Hampshire at age 96. An assistant at Koop's Dartmouth institute,...
ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam (AP) — Dead mice laced with painkillers are about to rain down on Guam's jungle canopy. They are scientists' prescription for a headache that has caused the tiny U.S. territory misery for more than 60 years: the brown...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A space rock even bigger than the meteor that exploded like an atom bomb over Russia could drop out of the sky unannounced at any time and wreak havoc on a city. And Hollywood to the contrary, there isn't much the world's...
DETROIT (AP) — A trove of letters and other memorabilia shows that a 19-year-old U.S. Army ambulance driver had quite an adventure and an active love life while serving in Europe during World War II. He apparently stashed a bag of love letters,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's hardly a secret that Barack Obama, like every president no doubt, muses about his ultimate legacy and spot in the presidential pantheon. He approaches his second term confronting tough and shifting challenges that will play...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar is joining the German Marshall Fund after he leaves the Senate. Lugar's office announced Wednesday he would serve as a senior fellow at the group and become the namesake of its new Lugar Diplomacy...
NEW YORK (AP) — The piano used for the song "As Times Goes By" in the classic 1942 film "Casablanca" is getting another turn at fame. The instrument is going up for sale at Sotheby's in New York on Dec. 14, and the auction house estimates it'll...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Purple Heart and an American flag that belonged to an Indianapolis house explosion victim's father have been found in his ruined home. Fire Capt. Rita Burris says investigators found the military medal and flag that...
Tags: Emergency Incidents, Explosions
Long before the Silver Hawks came to South Bend in the 1980s there was a different baseball team attracting thousands of fans. The South Bend Blue Sox, a professional baseball team made up of women, attracted 39,000 fans during their first season in 1943....
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