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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
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.
Church, community clean river bank for Christmas display
THREE RIVERS, Mich. — A community effort in a West Michigan city turned a public blemish into a holiday attraction. The Riverside Church of Three Rivers wanted to put up a Christmas light display, but Pastor Paul Booko said they couldn't start until they cleaned up the bank of the St. Joseph River n
Masked gunmen rob card players in Constantine; 1 injured
CONSTANTINE, Mich. (WOOD) — Police are looking for a pair of masked men who robbed a group of 6-7 card players, pistol-whipping one of the victims. The crime happened shortly before 8:55 p.m. Sunday at Whispering Pines II mobile home park, located at 1200 S. Washington in Constantine.
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.
Huss Project in Three Rivers reaches crowdfunding goal for "Imaginarium"
THREE RIVERS, Mich. — After nearly 10 years of operation, organizers of the Huss Project asked the community for support to redevelop their base. Three Rivers responded, quickly gathering $50,000 to hit the crowdfunding goal and earn a matching state grant.
KVET busts wanted felon in Portage
PORTAGE, MI (WKZO AM/FM) -- The Kalamazoo Valley Enforcement team set out on a mission Monday to track down a dangerous felon who was a probation absconder who they suspected in a series of armed robberies targeting drug sources in the area.
Wanted suspect in Kalamazoo arrested on five felony warrants
KALAMAZOO, Mich– A man wanted in connection to several gun-related incidents was arrested Monday. Investigators say the suspect, who had several warrants out for his arrest, had committed several drug robberies in the area and was also wanted for absconding probation.
Parents of man accused of dismembering body charged with perjury, accessory
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Kent County Prosecutor has announced charges against the parents of a man charged with dismembering the dead body of a Kalamazoo woman. Jared Chance, 29, is in custody charged with Mutilation of a Dead Body and Concealing a Death. The body was found in a home in southeast G
Memorial service set for slain mom Venus Stewart
LEONIDAS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Venus Stewart will be laid to rest this weekend, more than eight years after she disappeared on her way to the mailbox. A graveside service for the mother of two is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at Leonidas Cemetery, according to the obituary listed on Schipper Fune
Fugitive Sought In Multiple States May Be In Kalamazoo
An all-points bulletin has been issued by the Kalamazoo County Sheriff for an unusual suspect. He could be described as "elfed and dangerous," and might be said to be armed with Christmas cheer. The hunt is on for a North Pole escapee wanted for multiple offenses, and the perpetrator may have found
Latest information for those affected by power outages - 95.3 MNC
The utility reports that about 300 line workers and other field personnel are restoring the remaining 3,000 customers in southwest Michigan who remain without service. Michigan customers will continue to be restored throughout the day, with all customers expected to be restored by 9 p.m. The estimat
Mutilated body ID'd as missing Kalamazoo woman
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - Authorities have identified the dismembered remains of a woman found by police in western Michigan. Grand Rapids police said Saturday that DNA testing revealed the remains were that of Ashley Regina-Marie Young. The 31-year-old woman from Kalamazoo County's Oshtemo Townshi
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.
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
Mother mourns 7-year-old son, a ‘beautiful angel,’ killed in house fire
WHITE PIGEON, MI -- Families in a small town in Southwest Michigan are grieving and attempting to rebuild after a house fire killed two people and displaced nine others. A 7-year-old boy, Lonnie Ray Bingaman, was one of two people killed Tuesday after a home caught fire in White Pigeon. He was a “be
Three Rivers Area Veterans Need Your Help
The American Legion Post 170 in Three Rivers, Michigan is trying to raise funds to keep their Post active. This building is used by Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Marine Corps League, American Legion Auxiliary and the World War II Veterans Association. The good men who have served our country a
Victims in fatal White Pigeon fire identified
Authorities in White Pigeon have released the name of the pregnant woman and her young son who died in a devastating house fire early Tuesday morning. They say 35-year-old Jessica Gould and 7-year-old Lonnie Ray Bingaman perished in the fire, trapped in an upstairs bedroom. Fire Chief Troy Andrews s
Coroner releases names of victims of White Pigeon fire
WHITE PIGEON, Mich. —The Kalamazoo County medical examiner's office has released the names of the two victims who died tragically in a home fire on Tuesday, Dec. 4. The fire erupted in the 100 block of W. Chicago at S. Washington Street at approximately 3:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.
Kalamazoo woman leaves stove unattended while cooking, kitchen catches fire
KALAMAZOO, Mich. - A Kalamazoo woman's apartment suffered substantial damage after her kitchen caught fire Saturday morning. According to the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety, the incident happened around 6:10 a.m. Dec 8 at an apartment on Inverness Lane.