Please note: Over-the-air viewers in South Bend need to re-scan televisions on Friday, October 18 to continue to receive ABC57, MyMichiana, Telemundo, MeTV, Decades, Movies!, Start TV and ThisTV and most other local channels in addition to WBND/WMYS. Those viewers unable to currently receive these stations over-the-air should see improved reception on October 18. Cable and satellite viewers are not impacted.

Further information on the re-scan can be found at:

https://www.abc57.com/news/antenna-viewers-plan-to-rescan-your-television-on-october-18

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OMG: Woman walking and texting falls into Lake Michigan

 ST JOSEPH, Mich. – A new reason to not text and walk!

Police say Bonnie Miller of Benton Harbor was walking on the pier in St. Joseph while texting on Monday. She did not see the end of the pier and walked right off the edge into the lake.

She had trouble treading water, so a Good Samaritan, Rebecca Van Zant of Mishawaka, jumped in to help her!

The two women were rescued on the river side of the South Pier on Lake Michigan around 9:30 p.m.

St Joseph Police and firefighters arrived on the scene to find the women in the water and a man holding a ladder on the side of the pier.

Both Miller and Van Zant were able to stay afloat until rescue crews used a rope to pull them out.

The Saint Joseph Fire Department, Michigan State Police, and the United States Coast Guard assisted with the rescue effort.

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