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Four Malnourished Children Removed From Feces-Strewn Anderson Home

Twenty-nine month old twins from Anderson spent 10 days in Riley Hospital for Children earlier this month after suffering alleged neglect and severe malnutrition over the course of several months. According to police, the twins and their six and seven year old sisters had been living in a … Read More


Goshen Man Charged With Child Molesting, Stalking

A 22-year-old Goshen man, Cesar Bustamante, also known as Cesar Murillo, 501 Third St., was booked Monday night, June 29, on charges of child molesting, a class B felony and stalking, a level 5 felony. Both charges have been filed in Kosciusko County Superior Court 1. He is … Read More

South Bend train vs pedestrian

South Bend Reeling From Fifth Recent Pedestrian Versus Train Death

South Bend Police are investigating their second pedestrian versus train death in a week, having identified the most recent victim as Elijah Brooks, 16. Brooks was struck by a westbound train at approximately 4 p.m. Saturday, June 27. According to police, Brooks was walking home when he was … Read More

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Area Accident Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accidents: 5:24 p.m. Friday, June 26, North CR 650E, north of East CR 200N, Pierceton. Driver: Roger E. Middleton, 83, Dot Street, Warsaw. Police arrived at the scene to see Middleton’s vehicle on its top in the … Read More

The rear passenger section of this Volkswagen was torn off after it collided with a Dodge Dakota truck. (Photos by Deb Patterson)

Driver Cited After Saturday’s SR 15 Crash, Injuring One

Alejandro N. Velasquez, 17, East Levi Lee Road, Warsaw, was cited for no valid driver’s license and unsafe lane movement after a head-on collision Saturday on SR 15, south of CR 600N, Leesburg. Velasquez nor his passenger were injured. Harland J. Cole, 45, East CR 350N, Warsaw, driver … Read More

One of two vehicles involved in the accident. (Photo by Deb Patterson)

Five Injured Going Home From Kansas Concert Friday

Five persons, including both drivers, were transported to Kosciusko Community Hospital following a two-vehicle accident at North Detroit Street at the ramp to US 30, Warsaw. One individual was cited for refusal to submit to a breathalyzer test. The accident, at 9:47 p.m. Friday, involved a van with … Read More