Debate over South Bend mental health crisis response services continues

By Gemma DiCarlo | WVPE 88.1 Elkhart/South Bend South Bend activists and city leaders continue to debate the city’s fledgling mental health crisis response services. The argument was prompted [...]

Faith Leaders gather on Friday demanding a crisis response team in the wake of Dante Kittrell’s shooting

By Naja Woods | ABC57 On Friday the St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s confirmed it is waiting for ballistics tests to come back before releasing much more information on the deadly South Bend police [...]

Community members ask South Bend leaders to improve mental health response teams

By Anne Lurea | WSBT Reporter Community members are asking again for answers in a police involved shooting. That shooting happened two weeks ago and left one man dead. 51-year-old Dante Kittrell [...]

Viewpoint: A question after the police killing of Dante Kittrell: Why?

By Faith in St. Joseph County Leaders David Springer and Rebekah Go No matter what our race, where we live, or how we pray, when our family members struggle with their mental health, we want them [...]

Community meeting expected to discuss mental health crisis units in South Bend

By Marek Mazurek | South Bend Tribune In the wake of Dante Kittrell’s death at the hands of South Bend police, community activists are holding a community meeting Wednesday night [...]

Hogsett presents proposed 2023 budget to council with public safety as top priority

By Abriana Herron | Indianapolis Recorder Mayor Joe Hogsett presented his proposed 2023 city-county budget to the Indianapolis City-County Council during its meeting Aug. 8. Totaling around $1.4 [...]

These Black youth want to improve mental health in Indy

By Elizabeth Gabriel | Indiana Public Media A local faith group is helping Black Indianapolis youth learn about politics and empowerment. The eight young people in the first cohort of Faith [...]

Resolution sparks debate over mental health crisis response in South Bend

By Gemma DiCarlo | WVPE 88.1 Elkhart/South Bend A proposed common council resolution put South Bend city leaders at odds Monday about who should be responsible for responding to mental health [...]

Takeaways from 2023 Indianapolis city budget, including record money for public safety

By Rachel Fradette | Indianapolis Star Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett said during a presentation late Monday that his $1.4 billion 2023 city budget earmarks more than $300 million for public [...]