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Churubusco man arrested for falsely reporting armed abduction

CHURUBUSCO — A man who recently moved to Churubusco was arrested last week after falsely reporting a child abduction. Nicholas W. Smith, 21, has been...

Prosecuting child molestation cases doesn’t feel like success

  COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County’s criminal justice system has zero tolerance for crimes against children — especially child molestation. In recent years, the county saw...

FOUND: Man missing since July was found in Larwill Lake Saturday

LARWILL — A South Whitley man who was missing for nine months was found Saturday evening, submerged with his vehicle in Larwill Lake. Family and...

Kosciusko County Sheriff pleads guilty just before his trial started

ELKHART — Kosciusko County Sheriff Aaron Rovenstine accepted a plea agreement Wednesday, admitting to intimidation. His nine other charges, including bribery, were dropped as part of...

Two jury trials scheduled in Whitley Circuit Court

  COLUMBIA CITY — Jury trials were scheduled for two men in Whitley County Circuit Court. Shane Flick, 30, of Churubusco, was arrested on July 16,...

Whitley County Criminal Charges: March 20-24

The following people were issued criminal charges by the Whitley County Prosecutor's Office March 20-24 Joshua Julian, 27, of Columbia City, was arrested by the Whitley County...

Local woman dies after vehicle plunges into Shriner Lake

COLUMBIA CITY — A Columbia City woman died Sunday night after her vehicle went into Shriner Lake. Emergency personnel were called to the scene at...
IN Whitley County Columbia City News

Probation revoked for man convicted of reckless homicide

COLUMBIA CITY — A Fort Wayne man who was convicted of reckless homicide in 2011 is going back to prison. Judge James Heuer revoked probation...
IN Whitley County Columbia City News

Mental health at jail a concern

COLUMBIA CITY — Mental health of Whitley County Jail inmates was a topic of discussion at last week’s Whitley County Commissioners meeting. Commissioner George Schrumpf...
US 33 crash

U.S. 33 throws drivers a curve

KPC News Service CHURUBUSCO — On U.S. 33, there’s little room to make mistakes when you’re behind the wheel. With hills that go up and down, curves...
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