SOUTH BEND, Ind. - The National Weather Service reports a severe thunderstorm storm packing winds of up to 65 mph knocked down trees and power lines in central northern Indiana on Wednesday afternoon.
The weather service says trees were reported down in Elkhart, St. Joseph and Marshall counties and half-inch hail was reported near Pierceton in Kosciusko County.
Indiana Michigan Power Co. reports that about 1,200 customers in St. Joseph County and about 1,000 in Elkhart County are without power.
Kassigs release new letter about captive son
Ed and Paula Kassig, the parents of captive Hoosier Abdul-Rahman Kassig, released a new letter Thursday asking again for mercy for their son.
Former Ind. court clerk arrested for forgery
A former Indiana court clerk was arrested Wednesday on 22 felony charges.
City could consider public's use of Narcan
Indianapolis police and ambulance crews have reported success in dispensing Narcan to people who overdose on heroin.
Addicts target Wal-Mart in shoplifting scheme
Feeding a heroin addiction often means addicts resort to stealing – from friends, family and businesses.
Possible coyote sighting in Meridian Hills
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IMPD cracking down on aggressive panhandling
The city's top cop was leading a new effort to target aggressive panhandlers.