Ted Booker

Democrat attempt to remove Republican on Ballot fails miserably

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- A Democrat attempt to remove the Republican candidate for St. Joseph County Assessor from the November ballot went down in flames on Friday. The St. Joseph County Election Board voted unanimously in favor of Republican candidate Mike Castellon, while dashing the hopes of Democrat Ted Booker who brought the frivolous complaint.

REAL News Roundup: PHM School Board Makes Up Rules to Silence Parents

In this episode of the REAL News Roundup, Clifton and Ben are joined by school board candidate Andy Rutten to discuss PHM refusing to let parents discuss the pornography filled social media feed of a Penn High School marching band coach.
Camp Tannadoonah

Trans man stayed in same cabin with young girls at local camp, taught children...

VANDALIA, Mich. -- REAL News Michiana has received several complaints from parents about the experiences their children had at a well-established local summer camp this year. According to parents who wished to stay anonymous, transgendered camp counselors, at Camp Tannadoonah, shared cabins and sleeping arrangements for elementary school aged girls. Counselors across the camp also spent time teaching children about radical gender theory and how people can pick their own pronouns, without the permission of parents.
Aaron Mishler

UPDATE: Elkhart Councilman supports family that burned baby, buried body

ELKHART, Ind. -- An Elkhart City Councilman is using a case in which a 17-year-old girl and her mother burned the body of a baby, then buried it, to show why abortion should be legal well after the point of viability. Elkhart City Councilman Aaron Mishler shared a story on social media about the case out of Nebraska with the caption "This is the big government that the Indiana Republican Party wants."
Vernado Malone Twitter Picture

Felon turned activist kicked out of Section 8 Voucher Program

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- REAL News Michiana has learned convicted felon and career con man turned activist, Vernado Malone, has been kicked out of the Section 8 Voucher Program for low income housing assistance. According to records obtained by RNM, Malone was not paying his portion of rent. He has since filed a lawsuit against the South Bend Housing Authority claiming his non-payment history is not true. However, Malone is lifelong liar with a lengthy criminal history to prove it.
PHM School Board

WATCH: School Board won’t let parents discuss news article exposing employee’s porno filled social...

MISHAWAKA, Ind. -- The Penn Harris Madison Board of School Trustees actively prevented parents from bringing up and discussing recent revelations involving the pornography filled social media feed of a Penn High School employee. This comes despite the fact that the employee's contract was listed on the agenda prior to being removed after a REAL News Michiana story uncovered his publicly accessible social media page full of naked men.
Shalon Davis

South Bend city official appears to receive $1,500+ in city COVID relief intended for...

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- REAL News Michiana has uncovered what appears to be another high ranking city official reaping the benefits of the city's plan to help families who struggled during the economic shutdown of the COVID pandemic. According to records obtained by RNM, the Mayor's own Director of Community Outreach, Shalon Davis, appears to have received more than $1,500 in relief while keeping her job and making more than $60,000 per year on the taxpayer dime.
Andrew Mroczek

SEE IT: Penn HS Band Coach’s Pornography Filled Social Media Feed

MISHAWAKA, Ind. -- REAL News Michiana has discovered the pornography filled social media feed of one of Penn High Schools' marching band coaches. Andrew Mroczek, who also happens to be a major opponent of legislation protecting children from sexualized material and discussions, has a social media feed full of nude men. Many of the photographs on his feed display naked penises and buttocks'. Several other pictures display men in tight underwear with their genitalia clearly visible through the fabric. Several of the captions of those photographs describe graphic sexual acts as well.
Zach Potts

The Legacy of Zach Potts — A Friend to Many — And the Genius...

SJC GOP Chair Zach Potts SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- I'm not usually at a loss for words. But the loss our friends yesterday is truly hard to process. REAL News Michiana is proud to have...

BREAKING: Congresswoman Jackie Walorski Dies in Crash

Congresswoman Jackie Walorski ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. -- REAL News Michiana has learned Congresswoman Jackie Walorski has died in a crash in Elkhart County. According to the Elkhart County Sheriff's Office, the crash, involving two vehicles,...