Ken Cotter

Jakob Lazzaro / WVPE

South Bend officials and community leaders held a press conference Wednesday calling for an end to gun violence after three people were shot and killed in the city in the past week.

St. Joseph Co. Jail

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The St. Joseph County Prosecutor has asked a judge to approve a special investigation into a murder case after the defendant alleged investigators lied about details under oath.

Kyle Doroszko was charged with murder in the 2019 fatal shooting of 18-year-old Traychon Taylor in South Bend, Indiana.

Prosecutors say the shooting happened while Taylor attempted to rob Doroszko while he was selling him marijuana.

South Bend Cracks Down On Synthetic Drugs

Sep 13, 2019
Annacaroline Caruso

South Bend is cracking down on synthetic drugs in the community since the state now considers the use or sale of synthetic substances a felony.

South Bend Police Dept.

Ken Cotter, the St. Joseph County Prosecutor, says Sgt. Ryan O'Neill, the officer who fired at Eric Logan, did not have his body camera or vehicle camera activated. 

Barbara Anguiano / WVPE

The St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s Office today released the review results of nearly 400 untested Sexual Assault Examination Kits or SAEKs. The review comes after an Indiana State Police audit of untested kits in every county in December 2017.