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August 13, 2013
NORTH WEBSTER, Ind. (AP) - A coroner's office has ruled that a 2-year-old boy's death after being pulled from a Kosciusko County lake was a drowning. Authorities say Tucker Farmer of Marion died Sunday at a Fort Wayne hospital, a day after he was found face down and not breathing in Kuhn Lake near the town of North Webster, about 40 miles northwest of Fort Wayne. The Journal Gazette reports (   ) the Allen County coroner's office on Monday ruled Tucker's death accidental.
WSBT-TV Report | December 27, 2011
Snow will shut off from west to east this afternoon. Roads are still slick so please be careful outside. Slush and water will turn to ice tonight making roads hazardous overnight. Be careful out there! What roads were like Tuesday morning: - Kosciusko County dispatch said slide-offs were scattered throughout the county. Kosciusko County police say one driver was killed and the other driver taken to a Fort Wayne hospital in serious condition in a head-on crash this morning at State Road 15 and County Road 900 north near Millford.
WSBT-TV Report | July 5, 2012
Eleven-year-old Morgan Rodman was being pulled on a tube behind a boat on Dewart Lake Thursday afternoon when the tube was struck by a personal watercraft driven by a 10-year-old boy. The New Paris girl was treated at the scene for a bruised shoulder, according to a news release from Indiana Conservation Officer Dan Lackman. The boy's grandmother was cited for allowing the youngster to operate the watercraft. Neither the boy nor his grandmother's name were released.
By Annie Chang ( | WSBT-TV | July 25, 2013
A report from the National Association of Manufacturers says Indiana is employing more people in manufacturing than any other state. More than 16% of jobs in Indiana are manufacturing-related, the highest share in the country, the report states. Indiana also ranks 3rd in the country for manufacturing job growth. More than 53 million jobs were created in the manufacturing sector from December 2009 to March 2013. Kosciusko County has one of the highest shares of manufacturing jobs in the state.
June 12, 2012
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Authorities in Vanderburgh County in southwest Indiana report 41 one-pot methamphetamine lab cases have been reported in the first five months of the year. The Evansville Courier & Press reports ( ) the number is slightly below the 43 cases the county had through the end of last May. The county ended up leading the state in meth labs last year for a second straight time. Vanderburgh County had 116 such cases last year and 95 the year before.
By Don Wagner | WSBT-TV | December 5, 2012
WARSAW - Dozens of new jobs could soon be coming to Warsaw. Micro Machine Company, an orthopedic medical device maker, has announced plans to build a new manufacturing facility in Warsaw, creating up to 60 new jobs by 2015. The Kalamazoo, Mich.-based company will spend $2.8 million to lease, renovate and equip an 11,000 square-foot space at 4310 Corridor Dr. The new building opened its doors this past September. “Today's announcement builds on our strength as the orthopedics capitol of the world and is the latest proof that Indiana continues to spur an economic ecosystem that fosters strong investment and job creation,” said Dan Hasler, Secretary of Commerce and Chief Executive Officer of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation.
January 2, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A burst of snow across central Indiana on Monday caused multicar-pileups that closed three major highways around Indianapolis. A 12-vehicle crash closed all eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 on the city's east side. Crashes also closed the eastbound lanes of Interstate 465 on the south side and southbound lanes of Interstate 65 just south of the city. State Police Sgt. Rich Myers said troopers were working 45 crashes around Indianapolis early Monday afternoon.
WSBT-TV Report | January 26, 2012
Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels will be in Kosciuscko County Thursday, just two days after being on the national stage. Governor Daniels delivered the Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday. On Thursday night he'll be the keynote speaker at the Warsaw-Kosciusko County Chamber of Commerce dinner. The reception starts at 5:30 at Grace College. The deadline to register has passed.
By Ashley Henderson ( | August 10, 2011
KOSCIUSKO COUNTY - A Goshen man was brought back from Ohio Monday to answer to alleged drug charges filed in Kosciusko County. The Kosciusko County Sheriff's Deputies transported 33-year-old James Charles Walsh from Lisbon, Ohio to the Kosciusko County Jail earlier this week. Walsh allegedly purchased a half-gram of finished meth and five Xanax from an undercover Kosciusko County Drug Task Force officer on March 20 near Milford. Officers had filed a warrant with the Kosciusko County Prosecutor's office.
WSBT-TV Report | April 27, 2011
The suspect in a Saturday morning stabbing in Kosciusko County turned himself into police Tuesday evening. Michael Casey Bryant, 30, of 1903 Robin Drive, Warsaw, came to the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department just after 7:30 p.m., according to a police news release. On Monday, the Kosciusko County Prosecutor filed two felony charges against Bryant, aggravated battery and battery with a deadly weapon. Early Saturday, 18-year-old Cody Slone, who police say invited Bryant and his girlfriend to a party at a house in Warsaw, was stabbed after an argument broke out and Bryant was asked to leave.
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