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Mims arraigned on murder charges
Berrien County Trial Court Judge Arthur Cotter arraigned Mims Tuesday on two counts of first-degree murder, possession of a firearm by a felon and two counts of felony firearms. He is accused of shooting to death Cortez Miller, 22, and Michael Johnson, 29, on March 25 at a house party on Lavette Str
Benton Harbor murder suspect, FBI's Most Wanted back in Michigan
BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (WNDU) -Monday marks a pivotal moment in a Benton Harbor double-murder case. Authorities walked Antwan Mims off the plane at the Southwest Michigan Regional Airport shortly after 1 p.m.It's a search that they say they're glad is finally over.Exclusive video of one of the FBI's M
Mims returned to Berrien County
ST. JOSEPH — Convicted felon Antwan “Tank” Mims, who was added to the FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitive list in June, is now in the Berrien County Jail after being flown here Monday afternoon.
Cops to launch drive sober campaign Friday
The Berrien County Sheriff’s Office, the St. Joseph and Benton Harbor departments of public safety, and the Bridgman and New Buffalo police departments are teaming up with the national Office of Highway Safety Planning to get drunken drivers off the roads and help save lives.
South Bend police investigating shots fired into two homes
All is quiet on Adams St. Wednesday afternoon, but just hours before, around 12:30 a.m., South Bend teen Markel Sutherland said while hanging out with friends in front of a house on this stretch of Adams, pops of gunfire echoed throughout the neighborhood.
Video shows smiling, dancing murder suspect in custody
The FBI says Antwan Mims, who had been among the FBI's 10 Most Wanted, was arrested without incident July 31 in College Park. WNDU-TV broadcast video of him smiling and dancing his way to a police car Monday after being transported by plane to Benton Harbor, Michigan.
'Velocity of Autumn' hits close to home
Paul Stortz, performing as Chris, and Carol Sizer, performing as Alexandra, rehearse for “The Velocity of Autumn,” the final play in the Twin City Players’ 2018 Women in Theatre Summer Festival.Ron DeKett / HP correspondent
It must run in the family
Sarah McGrath, 9, and her father, Randy McGrath, 44, of Niles won their respective age divisions in The Herald-Palladium Frozen T-Shirt Contest on Tuesday at the Berrien County Youth Fair.
School bus driver shortage continues to affect South Bend
More kids head back to the classroom this week, even as school districts say they are having trouble finding school bus drivers to get them there. That is because there is a nationwide school bus driver shortage.A number of local schools ended the year with a shortage of drivers, and one thing is fo
Judge hands jail term to man who hit cop in I-94 mishap
James Fanning, 68, of Lansing, earlier pleaded guilty as charged to failure to use due care around a marked emergency vehicle causing injury, and was sentenced by Pasula to 210 days in jail, with credit for 3 days served. He will also be on probation for five years and was ordered to pay fines and c
Multiple departments respond to garage fire
Photo GalleryBANGOR, Mich. — Multiple fire departments had to respond to a fire that swept through a residence in the City of Bangor just before 10 p.m. Tuesday.The fire spread through an attached garage of a home on Greenhouse Road.Firefighters were able to quickly contain the blaze and no one was
SJ man jailed for March fatal accident
Justin Clark Hardt, 41, of Lions Park Drive in St. Joseph, pleaded guilty in late July to the misdemeanor charge and was sentenced Tuesday to 180 days in jail and $7,324 in fines, costs and restitution. The last 90 days of the jail term can be spent on tether.
Police investigate reported shooting on E. Ewing in South Bend
South Bend police say they are on the scene of a reported shooting in the 200 block of E. Ewing.They say a possible victim was found in Michigan.We have a crew working to get more information
Niles area without power Tuesday morning
By:Allissa CorakNILES, Mich. – A power outage affecting customers in Niles was reported Tuesday morning.According to Niles Utilities, the outage happened around 4:45 a.m.The cause or the number of customers affected is unknown.Crews have not released a restoration time.
Berrien County Youth Fair open now through Saturday
BERRIEN SPRINGS, Mich. (WNDU) -The Berrien County Youth Fair is open now through Saturday, and there's a jam-packed schedule of events.
South Bend Cubs beat Lake County
SOUTH BEND — Jimmy Herron's squeeze bunt scored Miguel Amaya with the winning run in the eighth inning as the South Bend Cubs topped the Lake County Captains, 2-1, Monday night in Class A minor league baseball.Amaya led off the eighth with a double and went to third on Austin Filiere's single.Starte
Berrien County Youth Fair begins
The Berrien County Youth Fair, in Berrien Springs, includes a truck and tractor pull at 7 pm on Monday.
Gun heist results in federal prison sentence
SOUTH BEND — A Mishawaka man will do time in federal prison for stealing guns from a Shipshewana business and selling them. At least two of the firearms were later used in violent crimes.Michael Barber, 22, was sentenced to about 17 1/2 years in prison with two years of probation in the U.S. Distric
Plans for new affordable housing in Niles move forward
NILES, Mich – Plans for affordable housing move forward in Niles.The Niles City Council approved plans to turn Niles’ old historic Post Office into an apartment complex.The approval puts Niles City Council and Wisconsin based General Capital one-step closer to turning the plan into reality.The Post
A portal to the '70s
A few years ago, the building displayed items from the 1960s, which seemed to be popular among attendees. Last year took extra effort as the committee chose to commemorate the Southwest Michigan farms that were more than 100 years old.