- Sand dune along Lake Michigan to remain closed this summer Updated: May-22-15 5:35 pm
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - A popular sand dune at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore along Lake Michigan will remain closed this summer as scientists study what caused a boy to nearly be buried alive in 2013, a park spokesman said Friday.
- South Bend man charged in death of woman missing since April Updated: May-22-15 4:26 pm
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - A South Bend man has been charged with murder in the death of a 22-year-old woman missing since April.
- Correction: Indiana Cities-Population story Updated: May-22-15 9:31 am
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - In a story May 21 about Indiana's changing population, The Associated Press omitted the final digit of the year in which the Visteon plant in Connersville closed. The plant closed in 2007.
- JMS renovation would be latest downtown South Bend upgrade Updated: May-21-15 10:29 am
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - A South Bend real-estate firm is looking to buy and renovate the JMS Building, an eight-story building that has stood in the city for more than a century.
- Notre Dame-themed bars open in South Bend and Granger Updated: May-21-15 9:18 am
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - Pure coincidence. And love of the Fighting Irish.
- Court won't exempt Notre Dame from birth control provision Updated: May-20-15 7:10 pm
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - A federal appeals court has rejected the University of Notre Dame's request to temporarily be exempt from a provision in the Affordable Care Act that requires the Catholic school's insurance providers to cover the costs of contraceptives for students and staff.
- ESPN to appeal Indiana judge's ruling on Notre Dame police Updated: May-20-15 5:40 pm
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - ESPN will appeal a northern Indiana judge's ruling that the University of Notre Dame police department is not subject to the state's open records law.
- AG's office warns residents as scams in Indiana escalate Updated: May-19-15 5:40 pm
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - The Indiana attorney general's office is warning residents to be wary of deals that sound too good to be true, noting that scam complaints escalated rapidly in recent years and even more likely went unreported.
- Fired Weis still highest paid Notre Dame coach on payroll Updated: May-19-15 4:31 pm
- Coroner: Notre Dame student's falling death was accident Updated: May-19-15 10:29 am
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - A University of Notre Dame senior's death the day before his graduation was an accident when he fell 35 feet from the roof of a campus sports arena, the St. Joseph County coroner has ruled.
- Judge rejects Rastafarian defense seeking reduced charge Updated: May-17-15 7:46 pm
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - A northern Indiana judge rejected an argument by a man who asked that his marijuana possession charge be reduced from a felony to a misdemeanor because he follows the Rastafarian faith.
- Deaths of students recalled during Notre Dame graduation Updated: May-17-15 6:17 pm
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - The University of Notre Dame provost told graduating students the death of a classmate along with two other students who died during the school year are reminders their futures are not guaranteed.
- Notre Dame student dies after falling off sports arena roof Updated: May-16-15 2:49 pm
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - A 21-year-old student from Colorado who was one day away from graduating from the University of Notre Dame died Saturday after falling from the roof of the school's sports arena, school officials said.
- Northern Indiana man gets 94-year child molestation sentence Updated: May-16-15 12:40 pm
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - A judge who sentenced a South Bend man to 94 years in prison on child molestation charges has ordered him to serve 85 percent of that term because of the two victims' "tender" ages.
- St. Joseph County looking for full-time health officer Updated: May-16-15 11:52 am
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - A northern Indiana county is preparing to hire its first full-time health officer in more than a decade.
- South Bend officer charged with using unreasonable force Updated: May-14-15 7:05 pm
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - A South Bend police officer accused of assaulting and injuring a man at the St. Joseph County Jail has been charged by the Justice Department with a criminal civil rights violation.
- Tribe chairman says new Indiana law violates US law Updated: May-13-15 6:35 pm
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - The chairman for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians who are seeking to build a casino in South Bend said Wednesday a new law approved by the General Assembly prevents Gov. Mike Pence from negotiating in good faith with the tribe on a compact, voiding the need for such an agreement.
- Notre Dame to form fan council to look at game experiences Updated: May-12-15 8:07 am
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - The University of Notre Dame's athletic department says it plans to form a council for fans that's meant to help improve experiences at games.
- Recently hatched peregrine chicks doing well in South Bend Updated: May-12-15 3:52 am
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - A raptor rehabilitator says four peregrine falcon chicks that hatched over the weekend in a nesting box atop the County-City Building in South Bend appear to be doing well.
- South Bend school officials to consider later start time Updated: May-11-15 6:32 pm
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - School officials in South Bend are considering a proposal to push back start times by an hour so intermediate and high school students would be in school from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.
- Trial delayed for man accused in 1988 Mishawaka cold case Updated: May-11-15 11:58 am
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - The trial of a northern Indiana man accused in the 1988 killing of a 16-year-old girl has been pushed back more than three months.
- NWS warns severe weather threat for Indiana on Monday Updated: May-10-15 4:23 pm
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for much of Indiana.
- Prosecutor prefers county investigate rapes at Notre Dame Updated: May-10-15 3:43 pm
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - Students at the University of Notre Dame who have been told for years to report sexual assaults cases to campus police have the option of reporting such cases directly to the St. Joseph County Special Victims Unit, a prosecutor said.
- South Bend bar's dress code barring tattoos within the law Updated: May-10-15 10:04 am
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - A northern Indiana bar was within its rights to deny a man entry because his neck tattoo violated its dress code despite the patron's feelings of discrimination, a civil rights group says.
- Questions arise over school office aimed at black students Updated: May-09-15 12:04 pm
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - Questions are growing over the effectiveness of an office created to address concerns over treatment of black students in South Bend.