The Daniel Ward farmhouse has been bought and plans are being made to relocate the home. The 150 year old house was purchased for one dollar by Tom Blackburn of Blackburn Green Attorneys for Injured People.
Last year in Elkhart, there were seven homicides. In the first six months of this year alone, we've had four. Those include officer-involved incidents. Last year, the city reports there were 38 rapes. But for the first half of this year, there were seven. And when it comes to other violent crimes, there were just over 1,100 aggravated assaults in 2013. 570 have been reported through June of this year.