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Former Marshall teacher sent to prison for rape of student
A former Marshall teacher and assistant coach was sentenced to prison Monday after having a sexual relationship with a student. "There is no doubt in my mind that you are a predator and preyed on this child and injured her far beyond her bodily injuries," Calhoun County Circuit Court John Hallacy to
Police & Fire: Police investigating after man slashed in the face
APARTMENT FIRE: Battle Creek firefighters blamed careless smoking for a fire at 84 Rambling Lane at the Arbors of Battle Creek apartment complex. Firefighters were called at 5:08 p.m. Monday and said the first personnel to arrive were able to extinguish the fire with a water can. The fire was contai
Bill's Bites: Don't need to be a member to get next-level bar food at Copper Athletic Club
Bill Broderick checks out the ramped-up bar food menu at Marshall's Copper Athletic Club in another edition of the Enquirer's Bill's Bites. For the locals, the name sounds similar to something they've heard before. And as a location to have a drink in downtown Marshall, it has been known as the clas
Grand River Brewery (Marshall)
It’s usually me who is pressuring J in to going out to eat at a new place someone has told me about but this past weekend, she turned the tables on me. We were planning our day on Sunday when J kept saying she wanted to go to Marshall. One of her colleagues has been raving about a brewery there and,
Battle Creek Mother Sentenced For Child Abuse Denied Withdrawal of Guilty Plea
A Battle Creek woman who was sentenced to prison for child abuse made an attempt to withdraw her guilty plea on Monday. The Battle Creek Enquirer says 23-year-old Meghan Schug had entered the guilty plea earlier this year to first-degree child abuse, following her arrest. She came to police attentio
Drug Charges Filed Against Two Calhoun County Emergency Dispatchers
Drug charges have been filed against two emergency dispatchers in Calhoun County. The Battle Creek Enquirer reports that 27-year-old Heather Wilkins of Ceresco and 47-year-old Tammy Carroll of Marshall are both off the job and are awaiting court dates following an investigation that spanned several
Calhoun County Road Department Now Offers Snow Plow Tracking
Calhoun County residents now have the ability to check road conditions before they head out after a snowfall. The Calhoun County Road Department says that a new snowplow tracker is in operation, and allows people to see where the county’s plow trucks have been within the past three hours. In order t
The Best Meteor Shower of 2018 Is This Week
Will we be able to see the coolest meteor shower of the year in Kalamazoo or Battle Creek?. Space.com tells us we could see this amazing light show in the sky this Thursday and Friday Nights,
Calhoun Co dispatchers face drug charges
BATTLE CREEK, MI (WTVB) - Two Calhoun County 911 dispatchers who are also married to Calhoun County Sheriff's Department deputies now face drug charges after an investigation that began this fall.
Holley plans walk from Battle Creek to Marshall with shorts, no shirt to protest bullying
Bobby Holley is taking off his shirt and pants and walking in the cold to combat bullying in school. The Battle Creek community activist is planning a winter walk on Monday from Battle Creek to Marshall to raise money for T-shirts for school students with the message "Stop the Bullying."
Where the Christmas lights are bright and the inflatables are plentiful
Locals spread holiday cheer through synchronized lights, unique displays and giant inflatables. When the sun sets, the home of John and Susan Hoeft becomes a local attraction. Like a moths to a flame, carloads of families line the street in front of their house at 116 19th Street North in Battle Cre
Mutilated body found in Michigan man's home identified as missing woman
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (WXMI) -- Grand Rapids Police say that a woman's body found mutilated earlier this week is the body of a missing Kalamazoo woman. Police notified the family of Ashley Young on Friday before releasing the details via Twitter.
New online system helps victims of sexual assault track status of rape kits
CALHOUN COUNTY, Mich. — Victims of sexual assault will no longer have to wait to get answers about their cases. Thanks to new web-based system called Track-Kit they can now keep a close eye on the status of their individual rape kits.
CBPU power agency hits new power peak
COLDWATER — While much of the country sees peak power demands come in the hottest days of summer, Coldwater and the Michigan South Central Power Agency set new peak demands over the last two weeks.
Mother's effort to withdraw child abuse plea rejected by judge
A judge on Monday denied a motion by Megan Schug to withdraw her guilty plea to first-degree child abuse. Schug, 25, was sentenced 25 to 50 years in prison earlier this year after Battle Creek police said she beat and locked her young son in a dark closet for days where he lay in his own urine and f
Police & Fire: Assault of an Officer, couch fire and theft
ASSAULT OF AN OFFICER: Two cousins, both 22-year old men, were arrested after Battle Creek police said officers were assaulted while investigating a death. Police were called at 8:38 p.m. Friday to the first block of Rambling Lane to investigate the death of a 41-year-old man. One of the men was ups
One Airlifted To Hospital After Three Car Crash In Branch County
An three car crash in Branch County Thursday evening resulted in one person being airlifted to the hospital. The Michigan State Police Marshall Post says that their officers were called to the intersection of Angola Rd. and Central Rd. in Branch County's Ovid Township around 5:06pm Thursday. Accordi
Dog perishes in Springfield apartment fire, cause under investigation
SPRINGFIELD, Mich. — Several Calhoun County-area departments are on scene after an apartment fire broke out near 50 Barberry Drive in Springfield around 11 a.m. Monday. Officials say one dog died in the fire.
Snowmobile These Calhoun County Trails and You Will Get the Cops Called on You
Users of the Ott trail in Battle Creek will find a new deterrent in place to keep snowmobiles off the trail. The Calhoun County Trailway Alliance has installed bollards at bridge crossings on the Ott. The Alliance says snowmobile traffic can ruin the trail, broadwalks and bridge surfaces. Further, t
Coldwater swimmers fifth at Marshall Invitational
MARSHALL, MI (WTVB) - The Coldwater High School swm and diving team finished fifth Saturday at the Marshall Invitational. Earning ribbons for the Cardinals were Rado Vanko who was fifth in the 100 butterfly and Jacob Taylor who was also fifth in the 100 backstroke. David Droessler broke the team rec