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Police & Fire: Battle Creek man caught by his wife having sex in car with another woman

CAUGHT HAVING SEX:Battle Creek police are seeking warrants for a man and woman after the man's wife said she caught them having sex before she was assaulted. Officers were called at 4:48 p.m. Thursday to Bronson Battle Creek by the victim, 36. She told officers her marriage has been poor and on Wedn

BATTLE CREEK ENQUIRER - 2018-06-22 20:26:00

Doctor: Battle Creek shooting victim had third bullet wound

Earlier testimony this week was that Jordan Maddox, 24, of Battle Creek, was shot twice in the back on Oct. 2 as he entered an apartment building at the Arbors of Battle Creek at 110 Greentree Lane.

BATTLE CREEK ENQUIRER - 2018-06-22 23:19:00

Police & Fire: One dead after Friday crash

FATAL CRASH:One person is dead after a crash Friday on the Calhoun - Kalamazoo county line. The Kalamazoo County Sheriff Department reported the crash at 7 p.m. on Mercury Drive at Watkins Road in Charleston Township. Deputies said one vehicle was attempting to cross Mercury Drive and was struck by

BATTLE CREEK ENQUIRER - 2018-06-23 14:51:00

Battle Creek midsummer festival back in town

Battle Creek celebrates mid-summer beginning this week with hot air, loud engines, carnival rides and food not on anyone's diet.


Police remind homeowners to lockup after two invasions reported in Battle Creek

According to Battle Creek Police, a second robbery attempt was reported around 2:45 p.m. in the area of Birchill Drive near Shortridge Road. The male suspect was met by the homeowners as they returned home. He’s described as a white male, in his mid 30’s to 40’s, 5’10,” with light brown hair and fa

FOX17 - 2018-06-23 00:17:25

Man killed in Kalamazoo shooting; no arrests

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — Police in Kalamazoo are investigating the death of a man who was shot and killed early Saturday morning.It happened around 12:35 a.m. at the 500-block of S. Burdick Street.Officers responded to a shots fired call in the area when they discovered the victim had arrived at Br

WOOD - 2018-06-23 09:50:22

Battle Creek woman charged with witness retaliation during a federal child porn trial

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. —A Battle Creek woman faces life in prison after investigators said she threatened to hurt the sister of a child porn victim.Federal investigators said the victim was in court when her sister testified in a federal trial against Michael Clayton, the father of Davi Bailey's child.

WWMT - 2018-06-22 20:43:34

Kalamazoo Meijer hosting job fair, interview in hopes to fill 180 openings

KALAMAZOO, Mich. —Meijer in Kalamazoo will be hosting a job fair on Saturday, June 23 and Tuesday, June 26 in hopes to fill 180 job openings ranging from several positions throughout the store.The interviews, which took place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday and again from 4 p.m to 8 p.m. on Tuesd

WWMT - 2018-06-23 14:08:55

Girlfriend of sex trafficker accused of threats, faces prison

During a trial held this month in Grand Rapids Federal Court, evidence and testimony indicated that Clayton, whose nickname is "Rodeo," had sex with the girl and forced her to use cocaine and to have sex with at least one other man for $1,000.

WOOD - 2018-06-23 01:19:18

Home invasion suspect backs into returning homeowners

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. —Police are searching for a suspect in two home invasions and backed into the home owners while escaping.An alarm was sound in the 600 block of Jennings Landing at 2:20 p.m. after someone had kicked in the door to the garage. A second call at 2:47 p.m. came from near Shortridge R

WWMT - 2018-06-22 18:56:40

Battle Creek is about to get a lot more downtown apartments

It seems like a natural progression for the downtown. The BC Cargo downtown pop-up shops just opened and are drawing in intrigued locals. Other projects like New Holland Brewing Co., a downtown climbing gym and the Record Box—a project from Restore (269) that will includes offices, event space and a


Police & Fire: Battle Creek man arrested for beating his father, resisting police

SON ASSAULTS FATHER:Battle Creek police arrested a 33-year-old man after they found him beating his father, 62. Officers were called to the first block of Cliff Street at 6:47 p.m. Tuesday. A neighbor in the apartment building said he saw the son hitting the father but "it was family business and he


Victim in Battle Creek shooting tells jury 'I thought I was going to die'

"I heard gunshots and I fell down the stairs," Maddox, 24, told a Calhoun County Circuit Court jury on Wednesday. "I had blood coming out of my mouth and I thought I was going to die."


At prosecutor's request, judge releases man charged with perjury in Dumbuya murder case

Daren Eckford, one of three men arrested in connection to the killing of 16-year old Mujey Dumbuya, was released from jail Friday - at the request of Kent County prosecutors.

WWMT - 2018-06-22 11:25:37

Heroin, Fentanyl found in Battle Creek home, two arrested for selling drugs

Then Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, authorities executed the search warrant and found a male suspect trying to drive away from the house. Officers stopped him, and took him into custody.


Witness in attempted murder trial identifies Paul Tyler as gunman

"I saw the defendant lean out of the window a little and shoot," Holly Ramseyer told a Calhoun County Circuit Court jury on Thursday. "Pop, Pop. He leaned a little out of the window."


See Battle Creek's Holmes Ford Dealership Circa 1940

For nearly 50 years, from the 1920's to the '70's, Holmes Ford was the place for a car if your Battle Creek family wanted something built Ford tough.The 1940Fordboasted 22 "important improvements" in style, luxury, comfort, quiet, convenience and safety. As you can see in the rare promotional video


Hundreds gather in Battle Creek to protest at ICE center

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – A couple hundred people gathered outside the Calhoun County Jail Wednesday to protest the holding of several mothers inside the ICE detention center inside.U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has space inside the jail for people facing deportation. Protesters say th


After manganese scare, Battle Creek returning unused bottled water, but continues to test

During the advisory, which began on Thursday afternoon, the city gave out about 6,785 cases of water to 3,500 families.


Dog found with slashed side; Battle Creek Police investigating possible animal abuse

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. —Battle Creek police are investigating potential animal abuse after a dog is discovered with a slash to its side.The animal group All Species Kinship said a dog slipped out of its collar and escaped its yard in the Post Addition neighborhood Saturday.When it returned it looked li