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After getting pulled over for reckless driving, two men arrested for stealing truck

After getting pulled over for reckless driving, two men arrested for stealing truck Subscribed, but don't have a login? STOLEN TRUCK: Two men, one 21 years old from Aurora, Illinois, and the other 19 and from Chicago, were arrested after Calhoun County Sheriff Department deputies said they were foun

BATTLE CREEK ENQUIRER - 2018-03-18 17:11:58

Police respond to possible overdose

Officers responded to a report of a 27-year-old male who possibly overdosed at 154 Allen St., according to a Tiffin Police Department report. The incident was reported at 9:02 p.m. Friday, the report states. Further information was not available Saturday evening. Officers responded to a report of a


Police continue to investigate a recent shooting in Lansing

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Police are investigating a shooting that happening around 1:00 a.m. Saturday morning on West Miller Road and Southbrook Avenue in Lansing. According to the Lansing Police Department, one person was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries while two people we

WILX-TV - 2018-03-18 12:49:00

Three animals killed in afternoon barn fire

JACKSON, Mich. (WILX) - Three animals were killed in a barn fire near Jackson Friday. A barn caught fire on the 8300 block of Churchill Road north of Jackson around 4:00 p.m. The homeowner tells News 10 three goats, a mother and two babies, were killed in the blaze. A nearby neighbor reported the f

WILX-TV - 2018-03-18 02:43:00

Suspended Albion pharmacists dispensed far more abused drugs than peers, feds allege

ALBION, MI - A pharmacy in tiny Albion supplied more controlled substances from 2012 to 2016 that the Meijer in Kalamazoo, a chain pharmacy in a city with about 10 times the population of Albion and two major hospitals, a federal document reports. In 2012, Parks Drug Store, 318 S. Superior St., fill

MLIVE.COM - 2018-03-17 17:09:21

Local grocer considers opening urban market in downtown Jackson

JACKSON, MI - It's not a done deal yet, but fourth-generation grocer Brett Boyd is moving "full steam ahead" on opening an urban market in downtown Jackson. Owner of the Hillsdale Market House and Hudson Market House, Boyd, and his team, may open a third location on the first-floor space at the new


'Blade Runner 2049' Oscar winner comes home to Michigan for Ann Arbor Film Festival

It's one of the most unexpected romantic scenes of 2017. It's also among the moments that helped John Nelson win an Oscar for visual effects. In the breathtaking sequence from "Blade Runner 2049," a female hologram (Ana de Armas) who's devoted to blade runner K (Ryan Gosling) melds physically with a

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2018-03-18 11:00:02

Man found lurking around homes

JACKSON, Mich. (WILX) - Imagine waking up in the middle of the night to find a shady-looking character just hanging out on your front porch. It's happened to multiple families in Jackson County lately. News 10's Alani Letang talked to them. The people Letang talked with did not get a good vibe when


Jackson man behind bars after robbery

A Jackson man is behind bars after police say he robbed a party store in Hillsdale county. State police say 27-year-old peter Steven Adkins has been charged with armed robbery and felony firearm. Investigators say he robbed CJ's party store on Monday-- but didn't give any other details. If you have


1 airlifted in pedestrian accident

JONESVILLE - An unidentified man was airlifted from the scene of a pedestrian-car accident Friday morning in Jonesville. The Jonesville Police Department and Michigan State Police remained on scene after other first responders cleared the area Friday morning awaiting on specialized accident reconstr


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Expect lane closures on E. Michigan Avenue for next month

JACKSON, MI - A chunk of E. Michigan Avenue will see intermittent lane closures starting Monday, March 19. Gas main construction is forcing the lane closures between Elm Avenue and Page Avenue in Jackson, according to a Michigan Department of Transportation press release. The work is expected to con


Marijuana pension money returned, but township recall effort continues

JACKSON, MI - Nearly $3,000 in pension funds for Leoni Township elected officials will be returned to the medical marijuana fund, after a unanimous vote of the board. The money came from medical marijuana application fees - of which a portion of the proceeds were going to Leoni Township officials be


Local School Goes Into Lockdown, Bomb Squad Called - 13 Year Old Arrested For Hand Gun & Destructive Device Possession

Editor's Note: Pittsford is located just north of our coverage areas of Williams & Fulton Counties in Southern Michigan. On March 14, 2018 Pittsford Schools notified Hillsdale Central Dispatch that they were going into a Hard Lock Down at 1:43 pm. School officials acting on a tip, found a hand gun i


Jackson County Sheriff Steve Rand is the subject of a criminal investigation

JACKSON, Mich. (WILX) Michigan State Police detectives have finished their investigation into whether or not Jackson County Sheriff Steve Rand misappropriated funds. Detective/1st Lt. Thomas DeClercq told wilx.com he will be reviewing the findings with the state Attorney General's office. State Poli


Teacher arrested for having sexual contact with a student

MARSHALL, Mich. (WILX) - A sexual assault investigation is underway in Calhoun County. The County Sheriff's Department released a statement regarding a male teacher at Marshall Public Schools that had sexual contact with a 16-year-old female student. The teacher is 33-years-old and from Battle Cree


Woman in critical condition after being hit by truck at crosswalk downtown

JACKSON, MI - A woman remains in critical condition after she was hit by a Consumers Energy pickup while crossing a downtown Jackson street Monday. Rescue crews were called shortly after 1 p.m., March 12, to the intersection of W. Washington Avenue and S. Jackson Street for the woman who was hit in


Teacher awarded $388,000 in 'whistleblower' lawsuit against Jackson schools

JACKSON, MI - A longtime teacher has won a lawsuit saying Jackson Public Schools retaliated against her when she talked to police instead of letting school officials handle her claims she was allegedly assaulted in a classroom. After more than a week of trial proceedings before Circuit Judge John Mc


Police explored allegation of misappropriation of funds at sheriff's office

JACKSON, MI - Michigan State Police have been investigating an allegation of misappropriation of funds or financial improprieties within the Jackson County Sheriff's Office. The investigation was completed last week and Detective 1st Lt. Tom DeClercq has an appointment next week to present the findi