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Pair arrested for multiple vehicle thefts, drugs


A series of vehicle break-ins across Noble, LaGrange, and Elkhart counties has led to the arrest of two people. During the investigation police also found methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia inside a vehicle and at a home in Kendallville.

Israel limits Muslim access to Jerusalem site amid tensions

The security measures came just hours after Israel’s security Cabinet reportedly decided in an overnight session not to overrule a police decision earlier this week to install the metal detectors at the gates of the shrine that is revered by Muslims and Jews.

Holcomb asks feds to allow Medicaid work requirements

The Republican governor is seeking permission to require some adults to have a job or to enroll in a work-readiness program to qualify for Medicaid. He also wants more flexibility to expand drug-treatment programs.

Daimler to recall 3 million vehicles to ease diesel doubts

German automaker Daimler will voluntarily recall 3 million Mercedes-Benz brand cars with diesel engines in Europe to improve their emissions performance, the company said Tuesday in the wake of widespread public debate over the future of diesel.

MN Officials: Australian woman shot after cops heard loud sound

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said Justine Damond, 40, approached the driver’s side window of the squad car immediately after the driver had been startled by the sound. The officer in the passenger seat, Mohamed Noor, fired his weapon, hitting Damond through the open driver’s side window, the BCA said.

Prosecutors charge 2 in California white nationalist rally

Fourteen people had stab wounds, cuts and bruises after more than 300 counter-protesters, many of them wearing masks, confronted about 30 members of the Traditionalist Worker Party in June 2016. Two of the injured people survived critical stabbings.

Trump to nominate Jon Huntsman as US ambassador to Russia

If confirmed, the former 2012 GOP presidential candidate would take over a high-profile post amid ongoing investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and potential contacts between Russian officials and the Trump campaign.