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Cell phone tracker and Calhoun County K-9 catches carjacker

PENNFIELD TOWNSHIP (WKZO AM/FM) -- Calhoun County Deputies used both high tech and old school tracking techniques to locate and arrest a suspected car thief this weekend. Deputies responded to a complaint that a man had jumped into another man’s vehicle and sped off from a Convenience store on North


One Man Arrested In Battle Creek Road Rage Incident

A 22-year-old Battle Creek man was arrested on charges of assault with a motor vehicle and malicious destruction of property after Battle Creek police said he was involved in a road rage incident about 1:24 a.m. Monday.


Michigan college invests in downtown to improve recruitment

ALBION, Mich. (AP) — A small liberal arts college and its alumni have become more involved in development projects in the southern Michigan city where the school is based to boost school recruitment.


Another storm system brings freezing rain, snow and rain to Michigan

The storm system moving through Michigan Wednesday will have three different zones of weather. The zones can be divided into southern Lower, northern Lower and the Upper Peninsula.


U.S. Supreme Court won't change Indiana ruling: Lake Michigan's shoreline belongs to all Hoosiers

INDIANAPOLIS — There no longer is any legal question that Indiana's Lake Michigan shoreline is owned by the state and held in trust for all Hoosiers to enjoy. The U.S. Supreme Court announced Tuesday that it would not hear an appeal by lake-adjacent land owners who were seeking to extend their prope


Calhoun County Gets A Grant To Clean Up Scrap Tires

Calhoun County, along with several other counties in the area, has received a grant to help deal with left over tires. Calhoun County’s Solid Waste Management program, as part of the Southwest Michigan Solid Waste Consortium, has received part of a $90,000 grant from the Michigan Department of Envir


Family identifies mother, 3 young girls killed in Michigan home

KENT COUNTY, Mich. – Family members identified a mother and three young girls found dead inside a rural Michigan home. Aubrianne Moore, 28, and her three young daughters Alaina, 2, Cassidy, 6, and Kyrie, 8, died of gunshot wounds, WOOD-TV reports.

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Calhoun County members gather Sunday for Rally Against Heroin

CALHOUN COUNTY, Mich. — Calhoun County community members and leaders came together Sunday to rally against a dangerous epidemic. Sheriff Matt Saxton said 80 percent of jail inmates have some form of substance abuse.


Woman, 3 children found dead following 'horrific' Michigan shooting, report says

DETROIT — A woman and three children were found shot to death Monday in a Michigan home, according to WOOD-TV. The Kent County Sheriff's Office said the children were all elementary school aged or younger. Kent County Sheriff Michelle Lajoye-Young would not provide more information on the relationsh


Two Michigan prison chaplains may be sued for preventing Muslim inmate from celebrating Eid, court rules

ADRIAN — A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of former Muslim inmate Derrick Maye, giving him the ability to sue two Michigan prison chaplains for not allowing him to celebrate Eid-al-Fitr.


All of Battle Creek under Boil Water Advisory

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — All customers on the City of Battle Creek's public water system are being told to boil their water after an incident with a major transmission line. According to the City Manager's office, the line near the Verona Pumping Station suffered damage, sending the water pressure down


Traffic stop turns into drug bust for Coldwater man

ALLEN, MI (WTVB) - A 30-year-old man from Coldwater was arrested in Allen, Michigan Monday when a Michigan State Police traffic stop turned into a drug bust. Troopers say they conducted a traffic stop for a vehicle violation.


To find help for her disabled daughter, Michigan mother had to leave the state

Parents of children with severe autism in Michigan have limited options when it comes to finding long-term care for their kids. Securing reliable in-home care is often a challenge, and the state’s residential mental health care facilities often lack the resources necessary to accommodate patients wi


Young man sought in slaying of 14-year-old at Michigan hotel

Authorities are seeking an 18-year-old man suspected in the weekend slaying of a 14-year-old boy that's believed to be gang-related at a hotel in western Michigan. The Ottawa County sheriff's office says warrants have been issued charging Juan Sandro Cabrera with open murder, using a firearm during


Quincy BB gun bandit still held, charges mounting

COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - A Quincy man who was arrested two weeks ago in connection with BB gun incidents over the last couple of months in Coldwater and Quincy was scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday afternoon on five new charges.


Michigan Secretary of State reopens with new updated computer system

FLINT (WJRT) - (02/19/2019) - Michigan Secretary of State Offices and online services reopened this morning to unveil a new computer upgrade made over the weekend. The new system will be replacing decades old technology.


Experts fear disease turning Michigan deer into 'zombies' could one day spread to humans

DETROIT - Chronic wasting disease turns deer into so-called "zombies," and experts are worried it could one day spread to the human population. The disease has spread to 24 states, including Michigan. The target zone in Michigan is 16 counties in the center and western parts of the state. There have


Michigan teen rescued after becoming stranded on ice while trying to save her dog

PARK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WILX) - A 15-year old girl in West Michigan had to be rescued after she became stranded on ice trying to get her dog. It happened in Park Township along the Lake Michigan shoreline.


Where can we get high in Michigan?

The question of where to get high has always dogged marijuana users. It's been crucial: Marijuana has been illegal for most of our lives, and nobody wanted to get caught using it. The smell of marijuana smoke is distinct and it floats around pretty freely.


Woman accused of killing infant pleads guilty to manslaughter, child abuse

JACKSON, MI – A woman accused of beating her boyfriend’s infant son who later died pleaded guilty as charged Tuesday morning. Amber Reeves pleaded guilty Tuesday, Feb. 19, to one count each of manslaughter and second-degree child abuse for the death of 14-month old Logan Tracy.