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Search is on for homicide suspect in Hillsdale County
They say Alexander Dombrowski, 36, is considered armed and dangerous.
UPDATE: Double murder suspect captured
MONTGOMERY, MI (WTVB) - A suspect in a Hillsdale County double homicide investigation was taken into custody just after 9:00 a.m. Thursday morning, several hours after the shootings took place on Grange Road in Montgomery.
Homicide near Montgomery, police search for suspect
They say they are looking for 36-year-old Alexander Lee Dombrowski who is described as a white male, 5-10, 150 pounds.
Coldwater opens boys soccer season at home today
COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - The boys high school soccer season kicks off around the state of Michigan today, and for Coldwater, that means a special matinee doubleheader.
2 arrested for Battle Creek-area thefts
Both are suspected of committing ofhome invasionstwo weeks ago in the Binder Park Hills subdivision in Newton Township. Authorities say that between 11 p.m. July 31 and 6 a.m. Aug. 1, the thieves got into homes though garage doors. They took wallets, purses and money. Authorities say people were in
Double homicide suspect due on court today
HILLSDALE, MI (WTVB) - A man accused of killing his father and another man early Thursday morning in Hillsdale County's Camden Township is scheduled to be arraigned Friday in Hillsdale County District Court.36-year-old Alexander Lee Dombrowski is facing two counts of open murder in connection with t
All services available at new Battle Creek Police Department headquarters
Items not being used in the new building are being auctioned at an on-line site Thursday until 8 p.m. and includes desks, chairs, file cabinets, lockers, TVs, computers, doors, stair rails and other office equipment. The items are available for viewing at www.biddergy.com.
Steuben authorities on alert during search for homicide suspect
MONTGOMERY, Mich. — Steuben County authorities were on standby to possibly assist in the apprehension of a Michigan man who was eventually arrested in connection with two homicides in Hillsdale County, Michigan, Thursday morning.The man who was apprehended at about 9 a.m. in a soybean field after a
City seeking input on opportunities for Coldwater
COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - What is being called an Economic Development Summit will be hosted by the City of Coldwater August 29.The purpose of the two hour meeting is to help guide the City and County’s economic development efforts into the future.It will be held at the Robert W. Browne Recreation Cent
Fake $100 bills spark police search for a man seen in a Coldwater business security video
The money was washed, bleached and passed a security pen test. However, investigators said, the printing is smudged, the bill lacks a security strip and it contains an image from a 1985 $100 bill.
Former Athens teacher accused of sex with student faces more charges in St. Joseph County
Tyler Millward, 29, was arraigned in St. Joseph County District Court on Thursday on two felony charges of third-degree criminal sexual conduct. Each charge carries a maximum of 15 years in prison.
Police & Fire: Investigators seeking information on suspicious fire
BURGLARY SUSPECTS:Two men are in custody in connection with several burglaries and home invasions. Deputies from the Calhoun County Sheriff Department said Thursday they have arrested William P. Jones, 33, and Trever Cohoon, 17, both of Battle Creek. Deputies were called on Aug. 1 after three reside
Driver airlifted to hospital after fleeing from police, crashing vehicle
Spoors was airlifted to Bronson and his condition is unknown. Although seat belts were worn, police believe alcohol to be a factor in the crash. Assisting on the scene was Colon Police Department, Michigan State Police, Colon Fire and Rescue, Leonidas Fire Department, Mendon Fire Department, Life Ca
Former Athens teacher expected to face more CSC charges in St. Joseph County
Randall Levine, Millward’s attorney, said, “This case is no different than the Calhoun County case with the exception of the location of the alleged offenses. The exact same complex legal issue will be litigated. That involves the constitutionality of the statute that governs student-teacher relatio
Butters gets 10-15 years in prison for sexual assault
COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - A Coldwater man was ordered to serve 10 to 15 years in the Michigan Department of Corrections on Monday in Branch County Circuit Court after entering a no contest plea to a charge of forced third degree criminal sexual conduct.34-year-old Byron Butters was arrested by Coldwate
Branch County Sheriff's Department cuts weekend patrols after deputy retirements
Down to just five deputies to cover more than 1,000 square miles, deputies will only patrol from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Drug bust after traffic stop leads to jail time
COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - An East Leroy man who was arrested in Union City during a traffic stop March 12, 2018 was told to serve nine months in the Branch County Jail Monday in Circuit Court after entering guilty pleas to two charges.
Battle Creek man faces life in 10-year-old rape case
Thomas J. Swarmes, 34, was arraigned Wednesday on four counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct in the 2008 rape of an 8-year-old girl.
Ramona Park Beach reopens after E. coli bacteria closure
PORTAGE, MI -- The water at Ramona Park Beach on Long Lake is now safe for swimmers after it closed one day earlier when it tested high for E. coli bacteria, the city of Portage said in an Aug. 15 news release.
Foster care parents fighting mother of seven to keep custody of three children
A Battle Creek couple was matched with two boys and a baby girl who were removed from the care of Geneva Isom, 32, by Child Protective Services. But the path to parenthood for Charlie and Chris Fulbright has been full of challenges.