South Bend - the best personalized free web-based Email en en South Bend Graduates walk out on Pence at Notre Dame commencement SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Dozens of graduates and family members silently stood and walked out Sunday as Vice President Mike Pence began his address at Notre Dame's commencement ceremony. Pence, the former governor of Indiana, was invited to speak after Notre Dame students and faculty protested the prospect of President Donald Trump being invited to become the seventh U.S. pre... Sun, 21 May 2017 20:26:00 GMT 2017-05-21T20:26:00Z The Latest: Dissenting judges criticize LGBT workers' ruling CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on a federal appeals court in Chicago ruling the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects LGBT employees from workplace discrimination (all times local): 8:10 p.m. A dissenting opinion criticizes the majority on a Chicago federal appeals court for becoming the first to rule that the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects LGBT employees from workplace discrimination. ... Wed, 05 Apr 2017 01:46:00 GMT 2017-04-05T01:46:00Z Family gets a shock when turkey crashes through windshield ROLLING PRAIRIE, Ind. (AP) — A New Jersey family traveling through northern Indiana got a shock when a 30-pound turkey crashed through their vehicle's windshield. LaPorte County Sheriff's Office Capt. Michael Kellems says the flying bird collided Tuesday with the family's rented SUV. The dead turkey was left lodged in the shattered windshield as driver John Tarabocchia of Em... Thu, 30 Mar 2017 03:50:00 GMT 2017-03-30T03:50:00Z Notre Dame loses top scorer Brianna Turner to knee injury SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame junior forward Brianna Turner will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury, a major blow to the NCAA Tournament hopes of the top-seeded Fighting Irish. Notre Dame said Tuesday that Turner tore the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee Sunday night during a second-round win over Purdue. She leads the team this season with 15.3 p... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:47:00 GMT 2017-03-21T18:47:00Z Notre Dame seeded No. 1 in Lexington, Stanford is No. 2 SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Coach Muffet McGraw is hoping the three losses Notre Dame sustained during the regular season have will have the Fighting Irish better prepared for adversity they will face in the NCAA Tournament. "We've been in some real battles and I think it really helped. I think the losses that we had, especially the Tennessee game, really ma... Tue, 14 Mar 2017 01:35:00 GMT 2017-03-14T01:35:00Z Turner leads Notre Dame past Florida State for ACC title SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — It wasn't always a smooth ride for Muffet McGraw's Notre Dame team this season, but the Fighting Irish are back in familiar territory once again. Brianna Turner scored 24 points to lead No. 5 Notre Dame to its fourth straight ACC regular season title with a 79-61 win over No. 8 Florida State on Sunday. After bein... Sun, 26 Feb 2017 20:42:00 GMT 2017-02-26T20:42:00Z Tatum, Allen lead No. 21 Duke past No. 20 Notre Dame 84-74 SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — It's been a bumpy ride for No. 21 Duke the past month. Now, interim coach Jeff Capel thinks the Blue Devils are coming together. Jayson Tatum had 19 points and a career-high 14 rebounds, Grayson Allen scored 21 points and Duke won on the road for the second time in three days, beating No. 20 Notre Dame 84-74 on Monday night. ... Tue, 31 Jan 2017 03:53:00 GMT 2017-01-31T03:53:00Z Indiana mayor joins crowded field to lead national Democrats INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A little-known mayor from Indiana on Thursday joined a crowded field of candidates seeking to become the next head of the Democratic National Committee. South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg is barely known outside northern Indiana, but he brings a distinctive resume to the campaign as a Rhodes scholar who served a seven-month deployment in Afghanistan in 2014 ... Thu, 05 Jan 2017 23:02:00 GMT 2017-01-05T23:02:00Z Notre Dame hires Wake Forest's Elko as defensive coordinator SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame has hired Mike Elko as its defensive coordinator, hoping he can turn around a unit that struggled at the beginning of last season and was blamed in part for a down year for the Fighting Irish. Elko has spent the past three seasons as the defensive coordinator at Wake Forest after two years at Bowling Green. The former Iv... Wed, 21 Dec 2016 15:29:00 GMT 2016-12-21T15:29:00Z Notre Dame QB DeShone Kizer to enter NFL draft as junior SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer declared for the NFL draft Monday, giving up his senior season and opening up the Fighting Irish's starting job next year for Brandon Wimbush. Kizer put together a solid junior season for a disappointing Fighting Irish team that went 4-8 in 2016. He threw for 2,925 yards and 26 touchdowns, and r... Mon, 12 Dec 2016 20:40:00 GMT 2016-12-12T20:40:00Z No. 1 UConn beats No. 2 Notre Dame 72-61 for 83rd win in row SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Napheesa Collier scored 20 points, Gabby Williams had 19 points, 12 rebounds and six assists and No. 1 Connecticut beat No. 2 Notre Dame 72-61 on Wednesday night for its 83rd straight victory. The Huskies (8-0) trailed briefly in late in the second quarter, but played with the lead most of the game as they controlled the inside, ou... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 02:08:00 GMT 2016-12-08T02:08:00Z No. 2 Notre Dame women eager to face top-ranked Connecticut SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw figures top-ranked Connecticut will provide the best possible measuring stick for her second-ranked Fighting Irish. "We need to see where we are. We haven't really played a great game," McGraw said Tuesday. Voters in The Associated Press women's basketball poll moved the Huskies (7-... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:53:00 GMT 2016-12-07T13:53:00Z Notre Dame AD Swarbrick backs Kelly on his weekly radio show SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Athletic director Jack Swarbrick says it's "business as usual" at Notre Dame and dismissed speculation that football coach Brian Kelly won't be back next season, saying "we're happy to do our part to provide entertainment to everyone who's been engaged in all of that." Speaking publicly for the first time since the Fighting Irish f... Sat, 03 Dec 2016 18:15:00 GMT 2016-12-03T18:15:00Z Kelly: I'm not interested in options outside Notre Dame SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly reiterated early Sunday that he plans to be back as coach of the Fighting Irish after a 45-27 loss to rival Southern California dropped the Fighting Irish to 4-8, their second-worst record in five decades. Kelly said in the postgame news conference Saturday that "Absolutely. I'll be back." Hours later, ... Sun, 27 Nov 2016 20:00:00 GMT 2016-11-27T20:00:00Z