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Medical marijuana ordinance: Discussion continues
Sturgis city commissioners on Wednesday asked city staff members to conduct research and develop information regarding the medical marijuana ordinance, for further discussion. Set a deadline date for provisioning center applications. After that date, commissioners can review the applications they ha
Sturgis Hospital employees turn to city commission for answers
STURGIS, Mich. — Sturgis Hospital employees claim the hospital CEO has shown very little transparency since his announcement earlier this month that departments would be cut and those out of a job are turning to the city for help.
Residents say DNR officer shot friendly deer in front of children
SOUTH MILFORD, Ind. (WTHR) - Residents of a small LaGrange County town are outraged after a conservation officer shot and killed a deer that had become a fixture in their neighborhood.
Tips sought in search for Sturgis-area woman
FAWN RIVER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help tracking down a missing woman last seen in the Sturgis area more than a week ago.
Shop with a Cop program helps record number of children
LAGRANGE — For at least two hours Monday night, a group of 21 LaGrange County children didn’t have a Christmas worry in the world. LaGrange County police officers escorted those 21 children to the Sturgis, Michigan Meijer Store for the annual Shop with a Cop event, sponsored by the LaGrange County S
Michigan mom calls police on son too ‘lazy’ to get out of bed for school
(FOX NEWS) -- Crystal Towns was fed up. The Grand Blanc Township, Michigan mother had spent many mornings struggling to get her 14-year-old son, Zachary, out of bed and ready for school. But like many teens, the Grand Blanc West middle schooler had no interest.
Michigan gov signs controversial minimum wage, paid sick leave laws
(CNN) - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed two controversial measures into law Friday that critics say go against the will of voters by watering down changes to the state's minimum wage and medical leave rules after Republicans removed more aggressive proposals from the November ballot.
Was LaMelo Ball at a Michigan basketball game?
The relevance of the Ball family has mellowed out since its not-so-humble beginnings. Nonetheless, there’s still one more amateur in the family to enter college basketball and he’s widely believed to be the best of the bunch.
Clint Eastwood's 'The Mule' inspired by senior citizen drug bust in Michigan
The names are different. So are the locations and details. But the seed for Clint Eastwood's "The Mule," which opens Friday, was planted by the infamous Michigan bust of an elderly drug mule for a cocaine pipeline between Mexico and Detroit.
Police say man hits women with hammer during fight
COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - A Kinderhook Township man was formally charged in Branch County District Court Thursday after he allegedly threw a hammer and injured a woman during a violent incident at his home on East Copeland Road.
Bronson boys win first game of season against Comets
BRONSON, MI (WTVB) - Bronson gets in the win column with a 57-48 victory over Jonesville. Brett Sikorski led all scorers with 15 points, adding six boards and four assists. Graham Eley had 15 points and nine rebounds. Connor Covey picked up 10 points.
Dog finds new home after possible coyote attack near LaGrange
A dog named Atticus stayed faithful and loyal to his friend, even in death. Two hunters stumbled onto two dogs in the woods. One was hurt badly — eventually dying, and the other, Atticus, stayed beside her. He was also hurt, according to a news release from Ark animal rescue.
Four injured in crash near Goshen
Four people were injured in a single-vehicle crash near Goshen Wednesday. Marco Edwards, Goshen, lost control of the car he was driving when he swerved to avoid an animal in the middle of C.R. 40 around 12:30 p.m. The car left the road and struck a tree near C.R. 19, Elkhart County police said in a
UPDATED: Off-duty Goshen police officer arrested on DWI charge; two other off-duty officers being investigated
GOSHEN — A Goshen police officer has been arrested and two other officers, one from Goshen and one from Elkhart, are being investigated after a traffic stop early today. The Goshen Police Department reported that at 1:43 a.m. Goshen officer Jonathan McKalips stopped a vehicle in the 2300 block of El
St. Joseph County Woman Missing
The St. Joseph County Sheriff's Office is asking for help locating 23 year old Brittany Nichole Shank. Brittany was last seen near the 33000 block of Fawn River Road on November 30 at approximately 9:41 p.m., near Burr Oak and Sturgis. She was last seen with a white male, approximately in his mid 20
St. Joseph authorities looking for missing woman
STURGIS (WKZO AM/FM) -- A St. Joseph County woman has been missing for well over a week and her family has become concerned and filed a missing person’s report to the Sheriff’s Department.
Two hurt in Dickman Road crash in Battle Creek
Two people were hurt, one critically, in a Thursday afternoon crash on Dickman Road. Battle Creek police reported the crash at 3 p.m. just east of Clark Road in the Fort Custer Industrial Park.
POLICE NEWS: Man faces sexual battery, casino cheating charges in separate cases
GOSHEN — A Goshen man’s arrest for cheating at a casino led to him also being jailed on a sexual battery charge from a 6-year-old case. Ming You, 32, 717 Bainbridge Ave., was booked into the Elkhart County Jail on a warrant for the felony sexual battery charge Wednesday.
Sturgis Hospital employees plan to pack city commission meeting
STURGIS, Mich. - Sturgis Hospital employees plan to pack the city commission meeting Wednesday, to voice their concerns about the future of the hospital. The employees, including many nurses, are taking their concerns about recent hospital cuts to city leaders hoping for answers.
Police search for missing woman, 23, last seen in the Sturgis area
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Mich. — Police are asking for help locating Brittany Nichole Shank, 23, who was last seen in the Sturgis area. Shank was last seen in the 33000 block of Fawn River Road on November 30 just before 10 p.m. It was reported that she was with a white male, approximately 5’6″ – 5’8″ who