St. Joseph County



Burglary conviction stands against cross-examination appeal

The burglary conviction of a South Bend man who broke into his brother-in-law’s bar where he once had worked and wrote out a check to a third party was affirmed Wednesday. The burglar argued on appeal that he had wrongly been denied an opportunity to cross-examine the third party about his criminal past.
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Boy, 11, charged after shooting state-trooper dad

Authorities say an 11-year-old Indiana boy who shot and wounded his state-trooper father has been charged as a juvenile with attempted murder. St. Joseph County prosecutors have filed a petition alleging delinquency for attempted murder, the juvenile equivalent of a criminal charge.
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