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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
BREAKING: Police investigate fatal crash on US 20
Police are on the scene of a fatal crash on US 20 between County Road 33 and County Road 35, according to the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department.This is the second day of classes for the Northridge middle and high schools which are very near to this location.WSBT 22 has a crew headed to the scene a
West Michigan hunters respond to new deer hunt regulations
Some of the regulations will be in effect for the 2018 deer season and largely impact the areas of Calhoun, Clinton, Eaton, Gratiot, Hillsdale, Ingham, Ionia, Isabella, Jackson, Kent, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Ottawa and Shiawassee counties.
Vehicle stolen from car dealership with tow truck
Photo GalleryTHREE RIVERS, Mich. – St. Joseph County investigators are looking for tips after someone stole a vehicle from a car dealership.Deputies says that about 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, two suspects drove into the Vetter Chevrolet parking lot on M-60 with a Dodge Ram pickup truck equipped with a vehi
Suspects in Halloween masks rob clerk at Kalamazoo business
The suspects were wearing dark clothing, Halloween masks, and according to police they were carrying multiple firearms.
Police recover gun, drugs while investigating Kalamazoo shooting
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Police investigating a report of shorts fired arrested a 21-year-old Kalamazoo man in possession of a loaded handgun, suspected methamphetamine and "delivery amounts" of marijuana.
Kalamazoo ranks as one of the top affordable cities for outdoorsy people
Coming in at the No. 4 spot, the article says Kalamazoo earned the spot because of the many RV Parks and campgrounds, the number of ponds, lakes and rivers, and for the farmers market downtown.
E. coli contamination closes Ramona Park Beach until further notice
City officials announced the closure Tuesday morning. According to the Kalamazoo County Department of Environmental Health, water testing revealed elevated levels of E. coli bacteria at the beach on Long Lake. The county will conduct further testing, and the beach will remain closed until the water
Two arrested in drug, loaded gun bust in Kalamazoo
During a search of the car, police said they found drugs inside, including "delivery amounts" of marijuana. A loaded handgun was found on one of the passengers, along with meth, according to KDPS.
2-vehicle crash in Marcellus results in entrapment
MARCELLUS, Mich. -- A two-vehicle crash resulted in entrapment, according to Cass County dispatch.
Area man sentenced to prison for gun thefts from Shipshewana
SOUTH BEND — A Mishawaka man was sentenced in federal court to more than 17 years in prison for his role in the theft of 15 firearms and a crossbow from a Shipshewana hunting supply store in 2017.Michael Scott Barber, 22, of Mishawaka, was sentenced before South Bend District Court Judge Robert L. M
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
Mother injured in wreck during World's Longest Garage Sale speaks out
Jasmine Kilpatrick, 22, said she was wasn't among the crowd at the Michigan's Longest Garage Sale who were out looking for deals when she was hit Friday, but is hoping her story will be a warning to others.
Romona Park Beach in Portage shut down due to E. coli
The Kalamazoo County Department of Environmental Health announced the closure Tuesday, after reviewing the results of weekly water tests. The agency says the advisory impacts the park beach area only, not Long Lake as a whole.
Gun heist results in federal prison sentence
SOUTH BEND — A Mishawaka man will do time in federal prison for stealing guns from a Shipshewana business and selling them. At least two of the firearms were later used in violent crimes.Michael Barber, 22, was sentenced to about 17 1/2 years in prison with two years of probation in the U.S. Distric
Request to ship nuclear material through Michigan draws concerns
A July 13 letter from the NRC indicates the agency received the application, dated May 13, 2018, and the NRC has a goal to complete the review within 45 days, by late August.
Man caught on camera pilfering construction tools from West Michigan middle school project
She said, “We went through a lot of work to get those projects off the ground and our taxpayers were willing to help us do that. And then when someone comes in and violates that trust, it's just hurtful.”
Suspects arraigned after weekend banquet hall stabbing
Jose Prieto, 36, and Emilio Gallardo, 23, were arraigned after a 38-year-old Kalamazoo man and 36-year-old Kalamazoo man were stabbed during a fight at the Renaissance Banquet Hall just before 1:30 a.m. Sunday.
Authorities looking for parole absconder who may be linked to recent bank robberies in Kalamazoo
Lee is also a person of interest in two recent bank robberies, deputies say. The first happened on July 27, 2018 at the Comerica Bank on East Columbia Avenue in Battle Creek. The second happened on July 31, 2018 at the Chemical Bank on West Main Street in Oshtemo Township.
Kalamazoo man in critical condition after being run over by a truck
The 74-year-old man was walking with his wife when he was struck and then run over by a truck around 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12. The truck was driven by a 27-year-old Kalamazoo man, according to a news release from the Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office.