| Nov 12, 2012
| 6:43 AM
Long before the Silver Hawks came to South Bend in the 1980s there was a different baseball team attracting thousands of fans. The South Bend Blue Sox, a professional baseball team made up of women, attracted 39,000 fans during their first season in 1943....
| Sep 29, 2012
| 5:16 PM
SOUTH BEND -- When Shirley Fulton's husband died in 1992, he left no savings or insurance benefit to pay for a funeral.
The two had been estranged since she left Buffalo, N.Y., years earlier, but Fulton recalls struggling to borrow enough money to take...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 2:43 AM
SOUTH BEND -- The candidates for county commissioner in District 3 agreed more than they disagreed Tuesday during a candidate's forum hosted by the American Democracy Project at Indiana University South Bend and held on campus.
On the subject of leaf...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 8:11 PM
SOUTH BEND -- Lowell Ritter, a 20-year-old Indiana University South Bend student, is part of a much sought-after group in the presidential election: the independent voting bloc.
Unlike those of many Americans, Ritter's vote is still up for grabs....
| Oct 14, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Jimmy John's founder inspires local students, franchisees
A local college freshman mustered up the courage last week to wait in line and meet "Jimmy John" Liautaud. Maybe the founder of Jimmy John's sandwich shops, who had just concluded a speech...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 2:03 PM
SOUTH BEND – A new study finds that many high school graduates heading to college in Indiana aren't ready for college courses. The study by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education shows nearly a third of the students are behind in either math,...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 3:49 PM
A candidate for St. Joseph Probate Court Judge is raising concerns about a local organization bussing hundreds of recently registered high school voters to the polls Saturday morning.
Ken Sheetz, who is seeking the Democratic nomination in the May 8...
| May 5, 2012
| 7:09 PM
SOUTH BEND - When then-Sen. Hillary Clinton, locked in a tight race for the Democratic nomination for president, visited the area in March 2008, more than 4,000 supporters packed the Mishawaka High School gym to hear her speak.
Twelve days later, her...
| May 8, 2012
Mitch Kajzer sometimes wonders how his life would be different if he hadn't been shot 20 years ago as a young South Bend police officer.
"If it had never happened, I probably would have been a career police officer," he says.
That would have been fine,...
| May 16, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Lavon Dean-Null's travel experiences slide easily into daily lessons in her classroom.
As her students learn about world history and culture, she describes her vivid memories of South Korea, China, Mongolia and other exotic places.
| Oct 21, 2012
| 3:06 AM
We've spent a lot of ink over the past several months discussing all of the initiatives that are under way to jump-start the region's economy.
Nearly every opportunity is being mined and there are numerous indications that efforts are starting to pay...