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Twin Cities To Have The Meats
Following up on a story WSJM News broke earlier this week on our Moody On The Market digital site, the Benton Harbor-St. Joseph area will soon have an Arby’s restaurant for the first time in years. The Benton Township Planning Commission will consider a site plan application Monday night from Browni
West Michigan family evacuated after violence during Haiti mission trip
ALLEGAN, Mich. — A West Michigan family was evacuated from the home they were staying in the mountains after violence broke out during a missionary trip to Haiti. The U.S. State Department told people not to travel Haiti due to the crime and civil unrest. All non-emergency U.S. personnel and their f
50 mph winds, possible 'bomb cyclone' could hit Michigan
Power outages and flying patio chairs could be the scene this weekend as a powerful low pressure storm system moves from the Central Plains toward the Great Lakes. Southeast Michigan could see wind gusts of 50 mph on Sunday, said Ian Lee, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in White Lak
Michigan State Police: Get ready for widespread, lengthy power outages
MID-MICHIGAN (WJRT) (2/22/2019) - Consumers Energy is planning ahead for the prospect of widespread power outages caused by high winds this weekend. The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Watch for all of Mid-Michigan along and south of U.S. 10 for Sunday. A Winter Storm Watch is in eff
Michigan appeals court: Medical pot patient can be denied job
A Dimondale woman whose employment offer was rescinded after a positive marijuana screen may appeal her case to the Michigan Supreme Court. An appellate panel ruled this week that Michigan’s medical marijuana law did not protect Angela Eplee from the Lansing Board of Water and Light’s workplace drug
Berrien County man convicted of killing wife in marijuana grow room
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. -- A Niles Township man could spend the rest of his life in prison without the possibility of parole after he was convicted of killing his wife at their home in 2017, according to the Associated Press. A jury convicted John Lewis Tuesday for shooting his wife to death inside of a m
West Michigan woman sentenced for stealing patients' Valium
GRAND RAPIDS — A former Kalamazoo woman was sentenced to over six years in federal prison for stealing Valium from her special needs patients Wednesday, Feb. 20. Kristie Ann Mollohan, 42, currently lives in Cosby, Tenn., but was living and working in West Michigan in August 2016. At the time, she wa
Cornerstone Alliance, I&M tout facade, energy grants
BENTON HARBOR — Cornerstone Alliance and Indiana Michigan Power have created a grant program that encourages businesses to improve their exterior appeal and become more energy efficient.
Michigan Eats Honda Accord
If a street has been barricaded for construction, it’s not wise to drive past those barricades, lest you injure a construction worker. There also might be a massive hole in the street, like this one, on Goodson Street in Hamtramck, Michigan.
Cities in Michigan with the most affordable housing
Housing affordability is a top consideration when determining where to live. In 2018, the economy was strong and real estate prices went up. In 2019, many are predicting a downturn in the housing market.
This Michigan Bakery Has Possibly The Best Paczki Filling
Paczki Day will soon be here, I'm starting to think of what kind of paczki I'm gonna get. For the longest time, blueberry jelly was my go-to flavor. Then I discovered bavarian creme filling and it was all over from there. But I just recently discovered a bakery in Michigan that has, quite possibly,
Court hearing to be held for wife of local soldier charged in death of her husband
A court hearing will be held Wednesday in the lovers' triangle murder of an Army soldier in Benton Harbor. The hearing was going to start Wednesday morning for the woman charged with planning the murder of her husband.
Police: Couple thought plot to murder Michigan soldier untraceable on Snapchat
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. - A woman and her boyfriend were deployed with the U.S. Army in South Korea when they conspired via Snapchat to kill her husband so she could claim the life insurance money, police in Michigan said.
Arby’s Appears to Confirm a Return to the Benton Harbor Market in 2019
The Internet of food fanatics awakened Wednesday to deep concerns over one of their favorite pizzas and hit the pillow tonight with dreams of their favorite roast beef sandwiches dancing in their brains faster than any sugarplum in the history of man.
Do You Know These 52 Things About Michigan?
I was burning some internet time and stumbled across some things I knew and mostly didn't know about the great state of Michigan. 1. Michigan is the only state that consists of two peninsulas that include an upper and a lower. Florida is known for being called the Peninsula State...but we know who t
Detroit man who threatened 'massive shooting' in Michigan arrested, authorities say
A Detroit man accused of threatening "a massive shooting" in Michigan has been arrested in Youngstown, Ohio. U.S. Marshals said 28-year-old Cameron White posted on Facebook that he was "planning a massive shooting real soon."
Marijuana most prevalent drug in Michigan roadside testing, police find
A trial program of a five-minute roadside drug test conducted last year in Michigan found most of the drivers suspected of impairment had marijuana in their system. The Michigan State Police have wrapped up their report on the pilot program, which put Alere DDS2 saliva test devices in the hands of 3
Michigan mother fatally shot 3 young daughters in woods before killing self: police
A Michigan woman shot and killed her three young daughters in the woods on Monday before driving the bodies back to her home and killing herself, police said. Sheriff Michelle LaJoye-Young, with the Kent County Sheriff’s Department, said Wednesday that the deaths of Alaina Rau, 2, Cassidy Rodery, 6,
Popular Berrien County pizza joint closed temporarily after blaze
A popular pizza joint is going to have to close their doors for a while. Fire broke out at DiMaggio’s Pizza on M-63 in Hagar Township during the early morning hours of Wednesday, Feb. 20.
Man arrested on gun, drug charges after running from cops chasing someone else
CASS COUNTY, MI – A man who ran from police who were chasing someone else wound up getting arrested for carrying a handgun, possessing methamphetamine and other charges. Dowagiac police were called around 2:40 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, to a report of a verbal dispute in the 200 block of Beckwith Stree