Elkhart couple sentenced in hit-and-run that killed 3

A northern Indiana couple has been sentenced in a hit-and-run crash that killed two children and a man. Leonard Grosswiler was sentenced to 15 years, with 10 years to be served in prison and the rest in community corrections and on probation, while Penelope Grosswiler received 2 ½  years, with six months suspended to probation, in connection with the deaths of 8-month-old Dolly Thomas, 11-year-old Courtney Smith and 22-year-old Shawn Wolcott.
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Turning brownfields into green land neither cheap nor easy

A 20-year-old state environmental law, oblique court decisions and a provision inserted seven years ago into the statute of limitations are coming together in a case from Elkhart that many environmental lawyers are hoping will finally settle lingering debates over when suits recouping cleanup costs may be filed.
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