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April 17th, 2013
BOSTON (AP) â€” A suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings was taken into custody Wednesday in a breakthrough that came less than 48 hours after the deadly attack, a law enforcement official briefed on the investigation said Wednesday.
The official spoke shortly after several media outlets reported that a suspect had been identified from surveillance video taken at a Lord & Taylor store between the sites of the two bomb blasts, which killed three people and wounded more than 170.
BREMEN â€” Police suspect a medical problem caused a semi-tractor trailer driver to veer off U.S. 6 and down an embankment north of Bremen Monday morning.
The accident occurred at 10:44 a.m. just west of Miami Trail.
The driver was identified as 51-year-old Edward E Heward, of Romney, W.Va. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release issued by the County Cornonerâ€™s office late Monday.
The driver was westbound on U.S. 6, west of Miami Trail, in a 2005 Freightliner at about 10:45 a.m. when he went off the roadâ€™s north side, coming to a rest 300-400 feet from the roadway.
BREMEN â€” U.S. 6 near Bremen was closed earlier today when a semi truck ran off the road and into an embankment. Preliminary information indicates that the driver of the truck may be deceased. More information will be provided as it becomes available.
The Marshall County Coroner and the Indiana State Police are investigating the death of a Culver man while an inmate at the Marshall County Correctional Facility in Plymouth.
44-year-old Kerry A. Pinder of Culver died suddenly Sunday morning while awaiting release from the facility. Marshall County coroner Bill Cleavenger says neither violence nor foul play is suspected. An autopsy by Dr. Joseph Prahlow, a Board Certified Forensic Pathologist, was expected to be conducted Monday in Mishawaka. Pinder had been an inmate at the facility since early Saturday morning.
An introduction to the ecologically sound, non-hormonal Creighton Model FertilityCare System (CrMS) will be held on Tuesday, April 23 at 7 p.m. at the Culver beach lodge, 819 E Lake Shore Drive in Culver. The public is welcome and refreshments will be provided for this free event.
MARSHALL CO. â€” Marshall County commissioners may have put the kibosh on a commercial wind farm in the area.
Monday, commissioners decided they will have County Attorney Jim Clevenger draft a resolution to ban commercial wind farms in the county. Once the resolution is prepared, it will go to the Plan Commission for a vote, then several public hearings will be held before the ban can be made official.
"We haven't had one person give us positive feedback (on the wind farm proposal)," noted Commissioner Jack Roose in Monday's commissioner meeting.
PLYMOUTH â€” Two people were jailed early Tuesday morning when Plymouth Police and Indiana State Police raided a meth house directly across from Webster Elementary School.
The Culver park will welcome WNDU meteorologist Cindi Clawson Wednesday, April 17. Clawson will give a presentation on tornado and severe weather preparation and safety at the beach lodge at 7 p.m.
The beach lodge will also host, on April 1, an informational meeting for the new "A Million Steps to Success" walking club, at 6 p.m.
The "Beach House Scrappers" scrapbooking club will meet from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 6, and game days on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 to 5 p.m. are ongoing. Everyone is welcome!
MARSHALL CO. â€”Â Department of Child Services offices statewide will be holding candlelight vigils to raise awareness for child abuse April 16.
Local DCS director Michael Carroll said that the public can expect to see more of these types of events, as his office seeks to increase community participation in the fight against abuse.
â€śThe whole purpose (of the April 16 candlelight event) is to engage local leaders and stakeholders, to recognize those affected by child abuse, and to generate positive local media coverage for DCS,â€ť said Carroll.
PLYMOUTH â€” A local mental health facility is under the microscope following a string of protests from past employees.
March 14, a group of former employees picketed near Michiana Behavioral Health located on Oak Road in Plymouth. These individuals held signs claiming that the facility is understaffed, causing an unsafe work environment.