South Bend



Legal bills in South Bend police wiretapping case nearly $2M

A long-running dispute over wiretapping within the South Bend Police Department has cost taxpayers in the northern Indiana city nearly $2 million to date. The case stems from a subpoena that South Bend’s city council issued to Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s office in 2012, seeking copies of recordings made from police phone lines.
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Magistrate appointed to St. Joseph Circuit Court

St. Joseph Circuit Court Judge John Broden announced the appointment of Cristal C. Brisco as magistrate judge for the St. Joseph Circuit Court on Thursday. Brisco will assume the position vacated by the death of Magistrate Judge Larry L. Ambler.
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