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South Bend man risks self to Save Teen from Drowning in St. Joseph River

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources reports that a 13 year-old South Bend boy who was fishing off a river bank Friday evening slipped and fell into the St. Joseph River.  The strong current immediately swept the boy downstream where his cries were heard by two men working at the Steel Warehouse in the 1400 […]


Health Experts Urge Everyone to Get Your Flu Shot Now

Flu season’s about to begin and health experts are telling everyone…get your shot now. ABC News reports American’s who don’t get the flu shot may not realize that that most of the people who got it last year weren’t just old and sick as the flu hit young and middle aged adults hard last year […]


BBB Urges Consumers to “Be Aware” When Looking into Making Any Purchase

The Better Business Bureau serving Northern Indiana wants to remind the public that before you do business with a company, check them out first at their website,  Area Director Connie Kann told the Region News Team during a recent Region News Makers interview consumers need to be aware when you are looking into making […]


Board Approves Increase to County Recycling Fee

The Porter County Recycling and Waste Reduction District Board this week voted to increase the annual recycling fee paid by county residents by five-dollars beginning next year and for the first time will start assessing the now twenty-dollar annual fee on businesses. The fee, which started being collected in 1996, is categorized as a special […]

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La Porte Police Recover Stolen Items after Vehicle Break-in

Police have recovered stolen stereo equipment worth about 840-dollars following a vehicle break-in Thursday, in the parking lot of a La Porte bar. Reports say at about 2:30 am police were called out to JJ’s Sideout Bar & Grill in the 300 block of Park St. to investigate a car that was broken into. The […]


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The Detroit NewsCharboneau: Indiana finally picks up signature winThe Detroit NewsThe fact the Hoosiers can score is nothing new, but what made this win all the more surprising — added, of course, to the fact Indiana lost last week to Bowling Green — was that it was the defense that came up big. ...[read more]

Indiana pension fund assets hit record highThe Courier-JournalINDIANAPOLIS – Indiana's pension fund for public employees and teachers has grown to a record high of $30.2 billion in assets thanks to “a great year” of returns on its investments, the fund's leader says. The pension fund's investment...[read more]

2 new solar farms being planned in IndianaJournal and CourierThe Indiana Municipal Power Association, meanwhile, is planning its fourth solar farm in the state, with the new one set for near the Miami County city of Peru with almost 3,900 panels. This week, the Miami County Council approved a 10-...[read more]

mySanAntonio.comIndiana Toll Road operators to submit restructuring planChicago TribuneThe private operator of the Indiana Toll Road, facing possible bankruptcy due to $6 billion in debt, said it expects to submit a restructuring plan in court by Monday. ITR Concession Co. LLC, created by a Spani...[read more]

Fire destroys Salem, Indiana restaurantWDRB(WDRB) - Fire crews responded to flames at a Tumbleweed restaurant in Salem, Indiana on Sunday morning after it caught fire. Salem Fire Chief Tom Day told WDRB News that the restaurant has been completely destroyed. The fire was reported around 2:30 ...a...[read more]

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KOCO Oklahoma CitySatanic black mass seeks to free people from influence of God, organizer saysNewsOK.comphoto - Satanist Adam Daniel, who is holding a Satanic Black Mass at the Oklahoma Satanist Adam Daniel, who is holding a Satanic Black Mass at the Oklahoma City Civic Center Sunday, Sept. 21, ...[read more]

WXIA-TVUniversity of Alabama police investigating unfounded reports of firearms on ...Alabama's13.comTUSCALOOSA, AL - The University of Alabama says police have searched a dormitory after receiving reports of people with firearms, but authorities searched and didn't find any weapons. In a stateme...[read more]

Philly.comWhite House intruders: Are more fences the answer?Washington PostThe U.S. Secret Service is now considering new measures to keep people further from the White House after a fence jumper with a knife darted across the North Lawn and went through the front doors. The new security proposal...[read more]

Mid-Hudson NewsDutchess native killed in car crash while serving as NYPD officerMid-Hudson NewsNEW YORK – An Arlington High School graduate in the class of 2007 was killed early Sunday morning in the crash of a New York City Police van in which he was a passenger. Michael Williams, 25, joined the...[read more]

Detroit Free Press2 dead, several injured in Delaware bus crashDetroit Free PressThe bus was going through a curve when it left the road and overturned. It slid on its roof down a grass embankment and came to rest on its left side. Loading… Post to Facebook. 2 dead, several injured in Delaware bu...[read more]