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Former Vice President Biden to speak in Benton Harbor Tuesday
BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (WNDU) -Former Vice President Joe Biden will speak at the Economic Club of Southwest Michigan Tuesday.He'll speak at 7 p.m. at the Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College.Biden was on the other side of the state line on Friday. He spoke with Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly at a camp
Bennie Bowers takes on the biggest challenge of his life
Bennie Bowers, a retired Michigan State Police lieutenant, is the new school compliance officer with Benton Harbor Schools.Don Campbell / HP staff
Couple was wrongfully arrested after being stopped with medical marijuana, lawsuit says
Iesha and Anthony Williams, both of Kalamazoo, were stopped twice in Lansing on Nov. 30, 2016. In the lawsuit, they allege they were subject to an unlawful search, false arrest and unlawful seizure of cash.
Niles man accused of calling in fake threat to Eau Claire High School pleads guilty
He's accused of calling in a fake threat to Eau Claire High School.A Niles man is pleading guilty to several charges related to that crime.Police say 32-year-old Justin Bashore called police back in September claiming there was a man with a gun in the school bathroom.He pleaded guilty to two charges
Boy found with scalp injuries, cut-out septum, arm fractures; 5 arrested
The abuse: clumps of the boy's scalp was missing, his septum had been cut out, both of his arms had multiple fractures, and more, according to court documents.
Teen shot in Thursday night shooting conscious, parents looking for answers
South Bend Police Department said Shot Spotter called out officers to a shooting around 11:30 p.m. on October 13. David Pruitt, 18, was injured in the back on Thursday when he showed up to the hospital, according to police
Before you go: Garth Brooks concert at Notre Dame
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POLICE NEWS: Several arrests made over the weekend
Local police made several arrests over the weekend, including:• Amado Sanchez-Apolonio, 56, Sturgis, Michigan, was arrested by LaGrange County police and jailed on a charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated following a traffic stop on C.R. 700 North near Ind. 9 in Howe around 1:45 a.m. Saturd
Pokagon Band starts $25M building project
Wesaw said tribal police services for the Dowagiac area will move from the tribe’s current offices on M-51 south of Dowagiac, while tribal police offices in Hartford, New Buffalo and South Bend will stay in their current locations.
This Alligator Was Left for Dead in Freezing Lake Michigan, With His Mouth Tied Shut
For once we have acrazy alligator storythat takes placeoutsideof Florida.According toPeoplemagazine, David Castaneda was fishing from his kayak in Lake Michigan when he came upon something with an odd shape. At first he thought it was a pool toy shaped like an alligator.But it turned out to be a REA
Benton Harbor police search for suspects in Walgreens armed robbery
Upon arrival at the scene, they made contact with the victim, who they say is a delivery driver for a pharmaceutical company.
Two severely injured in car-train crash
A driver and passenger were severely injured and another passenger received minor injuries when their vehicle was struck by a train about 3 a.m. Sunday on Day Road, east of Fir, in Penn Township.A witness told police the vehicle was maneuvering around cross arms that were down at the time of the cra
Police investigate shots fired in South Bend
Police were called to the scene of a reported shots fired near Western and Arnold in South Bend, just after 11:30 Saturday night.Right now, there is no word yet of any injuries.This is a developing story. Stay with NewsCenter 16 as we work to bring you the latest information.
What you need to know for the Garth Brooks concert at Notre Dame
Garth Brooks is coming to Notre Dame! His first-ever concert at Notre Dame Stadium is happening on the 20th of this month, which is a Saturday.
Man accused of falsely reporting Eau Claire HS threat pleads guilty
NILES, Mich. (WNDU) -A man accused of calling in a fake school threat at Eau Claire High School has pleaded guilty.Thirty-two-year-old Justin Bashore pleaded guilty at a pre-exam conference in Berrien County Trial Court in Niles,according to our reporting partners The Herald-Palladium.Bashore was pr
Teen in critical condition after South Bend shooting
South Bend police say the city's ShotSpotter system picked up gunfire Saturday night. No victim was found at the scene, but an 18-year-old arrived at the hospital later with a potentially life-threatening injury.Police were called to investigate shots fired in the 1100 block of W. Western around 11:
Family wants justice after son fatally injured in Elkhart County hit-and-run
A grieving Elkhart county family is demanding answers after their son was hurt in a hit-and-run on County Road 4 and later died from his injuries.WSBT 22's Max Lewis spoke with the family and has more on their request. Watch in the video above.
Benton Harbor students prepare to be ushers at Mendel Center
ACA teacher Mary Brown and Grace Kelmer, director of the Mendel Center Mainstage, started talking about the volunteer usher idea a couple of months ago.
Cheerleader allegedly brings pot brownies to school to win Homecoming votes
HARTFORD, Mich. (WXMI) -- The term "higher education" is taking on a new meaning in Van Buren County, after police say a cheerleader allegedly brought some pot-laced brownies to school.
Vehicle flips, lands in tree following rollover accident
Zackery Sparks, 19, of Dowagiac, Michigan was the driver of the Cadillac CTS who police say fled the scene of the accident but was later located and taken to Borgess Lee Memorial Hospital for injuries.