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Teen killed in accident in Benton Harbor

Benton Harbor, MI- A 19-year-old man is dead after falling into oncoming traffic in Benton Harbor Tuesday night. A Benton Harbor law enforcement source tells ABC 57 News the accident happened just before 9 p.m. at the intersection of Oden Street and E. Main Street. Officers believe the victim steppe

ABC57.COM - 2017-09-20 21:20:00

Teen hit and killed by car in Benton Harbor

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (WNDU) - Police are investigating after an 18-year-old man was hit and killed by a vehicle Monday night. It happened at around 8:30 p.m. near Main Street and Fair Avenue. According to police, the victim was taken to the hospital where he died. Investigators say they're working t

WNDU - 2017-09-21 03:49:00

Benton Harbor program helps students prepare for college

BENTON HARBOR - When Tra Kilburnt, 17, of Benton Harbor started his freshman year of high school at Countryside Academy three years ago, he wasn't a model student. "He was struggling in high school," said his mother, Analisa Kilburnt. She said that changed once her son got involved with the mentorin

HERALD-PALLADIUM - 2017-09-21 10:00:00

Teen dies after being hit by a car in Benton Harbor

WSBT 22 A teenager is dead after a car hit him in Benton Harbor. It happened Tuesday night at the intersection of Main Street and Fair Avenue. Police say the 18-year-old was walking when he was hit. They haven't identified the victim until family has been notified. No word on what caused the acciden

22 WSBT - 2017-09-20 21:28:14

Convicted: Two Benton Harbor men tell their story

A former police officer and the innocent Benton Harbor man he helped put in prison are teaming up. They just released a co-authored book called "Convicted." Their relationship began on tense night in 2006. But more than a decade later, the close friends are telling their story in hopes that others i

22 WSBT - 2017-09-19 18:19:16

More parking coming to Mulligan's Hollow

Grand Haven City Council has approved a $62,900 contract with Abonmarche Consultants Inc. of Benton Harbor for the design, construction administration and construction close-out services related to the planned parking lot at the recreation area adjacent to the Tri-Cities Family YMCA. "This is for th

GRAND HAVEN TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 19:00:00

Luncheon and style show honors breast cancer fighters and survivors

The Women's Task Force of Saint Joseph Health System continues its mission to empower women through knowledge and support. The Women's Task Force and the Secret Sister's Society held its sixteenth luncheon and style show on Wednesday. Our very own Tricia Sloma has been the host every year and was lu

WNDU - 2017-09-21 02:28:00

St. Joseph wins SMAC West girls golf title for 6th straight season

The St. Joseph girls golf team shot a 176 in Wednesday's Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference West Division jamboree, clinching the division title. The Bears won all four SMAC West events. St. Joseph's Haley Kutchie shot a 40 on Wednesday, earning medalist honors. The Bears were without their t

HERALD-PALLADIUM - 2017-09-21 10:00:00

Van Buren County takes on dogs fleeing Hurricane Irma

Mystery is among 18 dogs from hurricane-ravaged Florida available for adoption at Van Buren County Animal Control's pet shelter in Hartford. More than 100,000 dogs had to be transported to pet shelters in Florida when Hurricane Irma struck earlier this month.Photo provided HARTFORD - Eighteen dogs f

HERALD-PALLADIUM - 2017-09-21 10:00:00

Police say man flees traffic stop, falls into pool

BARODA - There's nothing like a dip in the pool after working up a sweat running from police. Ask Roy Pierce, 36, of Stevensville, who allegedly ran from the law in the early hours of Sunday morning only to stumble into a backyard swimming pool before being arrested on multiple charges. Pierce was i

HERALD-PALLADIUM - 2017-09-19 10:00:00

City puts bridge blessing on hold

BENTON HARBOR - Approval of a pedestrian bridge over the Paw Paw River between Benton Harbor and the Harbor Village community in St. Joseph was put on hold Monday so Benton Harbor city commissioners can get more information on how the bridge will benefit city residents. The proposed bridge would be

HERALD-PALLADIUM - 2017-09-19 10:00:00

Police believe Bridgman man killed wife before turning gun on himself

WSBT 22 An autopsy has been completed in what police believe was a murder-suicide in Bridgman. This happened just before 1 p.m. Saturday at a home in the 9700 block of Baldwin Road. Police were asked by family members to check on 63-year-old Donald James Ackerman and 67-year-old Pamela Sue Ackerma

22 WSBT - 2017-09-19 11:24:43

Bridgman deaths believed to be murder suicide

BRIDGMAN - Police in Bridgman are investigating two suspicious deaths that appear to be a possible murder-suicide. Saturday, police were asked by a family member to do a welfare check on a house in the 9,000 block of Baldwin Road, according to a news release from Bridgman Police Chief Daniel Unruh.

SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 14:58:00

Child molester says he is glad he was caught

NILES - A Niles man who molested two young girls and took pictures of them unclothed over the past three and a half years said he's glad he got caught. Michael Allen Henderson, 32, of North Fifth Street in Niles, pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and two counts of s

HERALD-PALLADIUM - 2017-09-19 10:00:00

Police still seeking one suspect following Cass County home break-in

CASS COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Police are hunting for someone who got away after breaking into a West Michigan home. The Cass County Sheriff's office says the break-in happened at a home on Dailey Road, near the Pokagon highway, south of Dowagiac Wednesday morning. When deputies tried to stop

WWMT - 2017-09-20 23:38:42

Dry summer one reason for early fall color

Autumn officially begins Friday, but Michiana's trees have already been firing off sparks of color. And whole trees have cloaked themselves brightly like celebrities in a crowd, even as most trees still dress in the dull green of late summer. Could we be in for an early fall show? Earlier than north

SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 10:05:00

Take trip inside one of the last one-room school houses in Michigan

BANGOR, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - West Michigan is home to one of the last one-room school houses in the state. Newschannel 3's Jessica Wheeler visited the nearly 170-year-old school to see why parents are signing this kids up as infants. The Wood School in Bangor has kids as young as six months old o

WWMT - 2017-09-21 07:35:22

Niles HS student hit by car while walking to school

NILES, Mich. (WNDU) A Niles High School student was hospitalized Tuesday after being hit by a car. It happened at around 7:15 a.m. at the intersection of 14th and Eagle streets. According to police, the 16-year-old male student was crossing Eagle toward the school when he was hit by an eastbound ve

WNDU - 2017-09-19 19:48:00

City eases downtown zoning restriction

SOUTH HAVEN - For the past several years downtown business owners who wanted to convert the second and third stories of their buildings into apartment lofts faced the obstacle of providing enough private parking spaces for their tenants. That will now get a little easier thanks to a zoning ordinance

HERALD-PALLADIUM - 2017-09-19 10:00:00

Apples are ready for picking!

If you're a big fan of the fall classics like apple pies, apple ciders...we have good news! Local orchards are saying there's plenty of the fall staple. Managers at Lehman's Orchard -- 2280 Portage Road in Niles, Michigan -- say this is one of the biggest harvests they've seen in years. Watch a repo

22 WSBT - 2017-09-20 08:27:46