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Two arrested after fleeing traffic stop; discarded firearm linked back to couple
Officials originally tried performing a traffic stop around 2 p.m. on the vehicle after reports of reckless driving, but the vehicle fled when officers attempted the stop. Shortly after the apprehension of both suspects, a second Portage resident notified police of a firearm that was discarded in th
Miss Indiana and Miss Indiana Teen crowned Saturday
On Saturday evening, Lydia Tremaine of Kendallville was crowned Miss Indiana 2018 and Jenna Zabona, also of Kendallville was crowned Miss Indiana’s Outstanding Teen, 2018.
Body found in river identified as Goshen man
STEPHEN BROOKS | THE GOSHEN NEWSWater rescue teams respond to a call about a body in the Elkhart River Thursday night. The victim has been identified as Gilberto Bizarro Diaz, 65, of Goshen.
2 riders thrown from motorcycle in Kalamazoo County hit-and-run
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Two facing charges after short chase in Portage
PORTAGE, Mich. — Police say two people were arrested after a short chase Sunday afternoon.It started with a reckless driving report on Portage Road near Zylman around 2 p.m.. Officers attempted to pull the vehicle over, but the driver took off. Officers were able to locate a 29-year-old man from Vi
Coldwater man may face deportation following arrest
COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - A Coldwater man may face deportation for alleged sex crimes.32-year-old Javier Ramirez was arraigned in Branch County District Court Friday on charges of accosting children for immoral purposes and indecent exposure.Ramirez was arrested following a Coldwater Police Department
One injured in LaGrange County hit and run
The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department said in a press release Perry Fry, 69, of the 4600 block of State Road 5, Topeka, was riding his bicycle east along C.R. 600S near the intersection of C.R. 700W when he was struck by the mirror of a passing vehicle. The force of that impact knocked Fry from h
Man In Custody After Firing At Officers At Fremont, Indiana Motel
In this Thursday, June 14, 2018 photo, police officers from the Indiana State Police, Steuben County Sheriff’s Department, Fremont Police Department and others stand at the ready during a standoff with a man at the Travelers Inn in rural Fremont, Ind. After nearly seven hours, the suspect, who alleg
Driver dies after car hits tree near Portage
PAVILION TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — One person died after a car crashed into a tree between Portage and Scotts.It happened between 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of S. 29th Street and R Avenue East in Pavilion Township.The Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office says the person who died w
Authorities: No Foul Play In Southern Michigan Camper Fire That Killed Two Children
In this Monday, June 11, 2018 photo, Bronson firefighters wet down a smoldering tree at the scene of a fatal fire in Bronson, Mich. Authorities say there’s no indication of foul play in the camper fire in southern Michigan that killed two young siblings and a dog and injured a third child. (Don Reid
Man involved in St. Joseph Co crash faces charges
THREE RIVERS, MI (WTVB) - A man who allegedly ran a red light near Three Rivers and collided with another vehicle has been arrested and jailed for multiple driving offenses.The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department says 20-year-old Juan Hernandez-Espinoza shot through the stop light at Wilbur Road
Goshen man charged with selling meth
GOSHEN — A Goshen man has been charged with dealing meth after 20 grams of the drug were found in his possession.Gregory Markham, 34, was arrested by Goshen police Tuesday and charged with dealing 10 more more grams of methamphetamine, a Level 2 felony, and misdemeanor possession of marijuana. He wa
2 motorcyclists hospitalized after hit-and-run crash
SCHOOLCRAFT, Mich. (WOOD) — Two motorcyclists were hospitalized Friday evening after a hit-and-run crash in Kalamazoo County.It happened around 11:30 p.m. on southbound US-131 at U avenue in Schoolcraft Township.Authorities say a dark colored four-door sedan crashed into a motorcycle, throwing the r
Man’s vehicle rolls 6 times on M-40
By:Allissa CorakJONES, Mich. – A Constantine man was taken to the hospital after his vehicle rolled six times on M-40 Thursday evening.According to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, 24-year-old Joshua Miller was driving north on M-40 when he lost control of his vehicle.He drove off the road and hit
POLICE NEWS: Few answers so far in river death investigation
The investigation will proceed through the weekend into the death of a person whose body was found in the Elkhart River at the Pike Street bridge in Goshen Thursday evening.Authorities had no new details to provide about the case as of Friday afternoon, though Elkhart County Coroner James Elliott sa
Goshen police respond to call about body in Elkhart River
GOSHEN— Goshen police, fire and medics are responding to a call about a body in the water near the Pike Street Bridge.According to dispatchers, emergency personnel were called to the bridge at 7:08 p.m. after a caller reported a body in the Elkhart River.
Angola firefighter saves boy from burning home, 3 officers hurt
Angola Fire Department Spokesman TR Hagerty said three law enforcement officers were first to arrive and were hurt trying to rescue the boy. Hagerty said the three were taken to the hospital in Angola, but he did not have their condition or information about their injuries. The officers were from th
Human remains ID'd as missing woman
Huffman, 47, was reported missing in July 2012 after she was last seen in the Stroh area, police said. Her skeletal remains were found in April on property near C.R. 950 East and C.R. 350 South, about a mile north of Pretty Lake.
Three Rivers man charged, arrested following reports of man waving a gun near a school
A spokesman for the Three Rivers Police Department said that on June 7, 2018, the department received several 911 calls about a man walking around the city waving a gun and pointing it at cars and houses. The man was reported to be at North Main and Portage streets in the calls police received at 10
Three Rivers shooting suspect turns himself in
This after a shooting at Paul's Pantry Liquor store, off Michigan Avenue, over Memorial Day weekend.