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

Tip Line: 574-344-5557 | news57@abc57.com

UPDATE: Mayor's email states department heads 'serve at his pleasure'

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- We are continuing to try to get answers about the demotion of South Bend's former police chief.

Last week, Darryl Boykins was re-assigned to captain.

Mayor Pete Buttigieg said it was because of a federal investigation.

The mayor refused to answer our questions about the investigation -- including whether or not the chief did anything wrong.

On Thursday, Buttigieg's Chief of Staff sent us an e-mail that said, "The Chief of Police, like all other department heads, serves at the pleasure of the mayor."

It also said, "The mayor is not in a position to elaborate."

His e-mail suggested we contact the U.S. Attorney's Office, but the U.S. Attorney's Office told us that it has nothing to do with the case.

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