Top Stories from KPC Media

LAGRANGE — In a globally competitive world, where business decisions often are made on different continents using the near-instantaneous technology of today, establishing trust and building relationsh
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KENDALLVILLE — Basket Brigade applications will be accepted through Friday, Nov. 7.
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KENDALLVILLE — The Kendallville Lions Club’s annual pre-election turkey dinner fundraiser will be Monday from 4:30-7:15 p.m. in the East Noble High School cafeteria.
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LAGRANGE — This race for the District 1 commissioner’s seat in LaGrange County is between two well-known names. LaGrange County Sheriff Terry Martin, a Republican, is facing off against former LaGrang
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KENDALLVILLE — “Hiking for Heroes, His Pack, His Boots, My Hero!” is a care-package fundraiser sponsored by Indiana Marines Family & Friends.
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BRUSHY PRAIRIE — The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department is looking for the driver of a vehicle that took a spin in a local cornfield this past weekend, damaging the crop
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Top Stories from NewsChannel15

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy who was shot while investigating a suspicious vehicle has died. Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones says the 47-year-old deputy was killed after he approached a suspicious vehicle and was shot in the forehead. Three deputies and a bystander were shot during a series of shootings Friday that spanned more than 30 miles through two California counties. Deputies were still searching for the armed suspect along a steep, tree-lined river canyon in the Sierra Nevada foothills near Auburn Friday afternoon. Jones says he does not know a motive for the shootings. Placer County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Dena Erwin...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Harry Potter fans can look forward to a Halloween treat, with some tricks, from J.K. Rowling. In an announcement posted Friday on her website, www.pottermore.com , the author revealed that she has prepared a 1,700 word story about the witch and former Hogwarts professor Dolores Umbridge. The story will appear on Halloween, Oct. 31, on her site. It will include Rowling’s “revealing first-person thoughts” about Umbridge, according to Friday’s announcement. Umbridge first appeared in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” the fifth of seven books in Rowling’s multimillion-selling series. Imelda Staunton played her in the film...
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Jim Platzer is a student pilot. He’s also blind. On Friday, he overcame barriers and achieved a goal when he successfully flew and landed a plane at Smith Air Field as a part of the “Flying Blind Project” sponsored by Sweet Aviation and Sweetwater. Platzer had his pilot’s license when he was 21, but he hasn’t seen the inside of a plane since a retinal disease left him with less than five percent of his vision. He said Friday was not just about the challenge of flying but taking off to a world of possibilities and achievement. “Maybe...
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KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana sheriff says a 9-month-old boy who was shot in the head while his father said he was cleaning a handgun has died from his injuries. Howard County Sheriff Steve Rogers said Friday the Marion County coroner’s office informed his department that the boy died Thursday at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis. Police say 31-year-old John Hambaugh III told investigators he was sitting Wednesday in the kitchen of an apartment near Kokomo working to clean his gun when it fired. The bullet went through Hambaugh’s thigh and struck his son in the head. Rogers tells the...
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NEW YORK (AP) — The governors of New Jersey and New York say they’re issuing a mandatory quarantine for travelers who have had contact with Ebola-infected patients in West Africa. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said a health care worker who had contact with Ebola patients in Africa already has been quarantined even though she has no symptoms. They say the woman landed at Newark Liberty Airport in New Jersey on Friday. Any person traveling from the three West African nations who had contact with infected, or possibly infected, people will be automatically quarantined for 21...
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Construction on the diverging diamond interchange was finished and all lanes were open at the end of the workday Friday, said a representative with the Indiana Department of Transportation. Friday afternoon, the final touches of pavement markings were installed on the roadway and the orange barrels were removed. The diverging diamond interchange is at Dupont Road and I-69. “This type of interchange is designed to be safer,” said INDOT Project Manager Susan Doell.  She explained, “this is due to the elimination of opposing traffic from the left turners.” She added, “At this location, it is more efficient and more...
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