Had a busy couple of days covering the city’s St. Patrick’s Day festivities. My schedule consisted of a 4-12 shift followed by a 9-6 meaning I was running on fumes by the end of my shooting on Saturday afternoon. Crazy couple of days, but I would much rather be crazy busy than bored sitting around the office any day.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day in South Bend
South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg
The Tribune’s Erin Blasko interviewed South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg one on one before Christmas. Buttigieg is nearing the end of his first year in office. You can read more of Erin’s story here.
Democrats stump during Workhorse Tour stop
South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg names interim police chief
I got pulled off a morning assignment and re-routed to the mayor’s office for a news conference introducing – well, actually re-introducing – Chuck Hurley as the interim South Bend Police Department police chief. He is a former chief. This all comes after the mayor announced the resignation of the former chief, Darryl Boykins, following a federal investigation into wiretapping procedures by the police department.