Rebecca Green

News Director

Rebecca manages the news at WBOI. She joined the staff in December 2017, and brought with her nearly two decades of experience in print journalism, including 15 years as an award-winning reporter for the Journal Gazette in Fort Wayne.

A South Bend native, she is a graduate of Taylor University and resident of northeast Indiana since the late 1990's. Rebecca has covered everything from homicides to hurricanes, and the small stories in between that make up the fabric of a community. She is passionate about the importance of local news in guarding a strong democracy, and tries to instill that belief in her students as an adjunct instructor of journalism at Huntington University. 

In her spare time, Rebecca trains and handles a human remains detection dog, Helo, as a volunteer with Indiana Search and Response Team, a search and rescue organization. 

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On Tuesday, Allen Superior Judge Stanley Levine announced his intention to retire in December, closing out two decades on the bench and a 55-year legal career.

The 100-year-old News-Sentinel laid off almost all of its remaining staff Friday afternoon.

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Bluffton Mayor Ted Ellis has run the small Wells County city for more than 20 years. But there will be a change in administration in 2020.

Since 1995, Bluffton Mayor Ted Ellis has served as mayor of the city of just under 10,000 residents. Since that first election, no one has sought to unseat him.

And he has enjoyed the work.

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The former Wabash County coroner faces a felony charge of official misconduct, accused of failing to complete proper documentation on more than 300 cases that came through her office.

According to Indiana State Police Sgt. Tony Slocum, Carole Lynn Nose, 66, of Wabash was arrested Thursday after an investigation. Nose was booked into the Wabash County Jail and released on bond.

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Earlier this week, state health officials sent out a warning about an increase in tick-borne illnesses this year.

State department of health officials reported more than 100 cases of tick-borne illnesses so far this year, with one fatality in an elderly patient due to ehrlichiosis.

Tick-borne illnesses tend to peak in July and while we’re nearing the end of the period of time when ticks wreak the most havoc, you still need to protect yourself everytime you go outside.

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