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4 hrs ago | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Court Dog Mr. Weeber Introduced

Mr. Weeber is now on the job in Berrien County. He is the black lab that is owned by Assistant Prosecutor Jeff Taylor and his family that has been brought in to assist with children who have to testify.

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Related Topix: Van Buren County, MI

17 hrs ago | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Amtrak Extending Additional Blue Water, Wolverine Trains Through September

Extra Amtrak trains will still be rolling through southern Berrien County and Cass County through the end of September.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Cass County, MI, Port Huron, MI, New Buffalo, MI, Niles, MI

Wed Aug 27, 2014

MLive.com

Man suffers minor injuries after rollover crash in Berrien Springs

A 71-year-old Benton Harbor resident received minor injuries on Wednesday afternoon after suffering a health problem while driving that led to a rollover accident in Berrien Springs, police said.

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Related Topix: Berrien Springs, MI, Benton Harbor, MI

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Amtrak Extending Additional Blue Water, Wolverine Trains Through September

Extra Amtrak trains will still be rolling through southern Berrien County and Cass County through the end of September.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Cass County, MI, Port Huron, MI, New Buffalo, MI, Niles, MI

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WNDU-TV South Bend

Meet Mr. Weeber, a dog that's helping kids in the courtroom

Meet Mr. Weeber - he's a 1 A1 2 year old black lab at the Berrien County Prosecutor's Office who will be a companion to children at the courthouse.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Prosecutor's Office Introduces Mr. Weeber

A highly-trained service dog is set to take its place at the Berrien County Prosecutor's Office.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Clarity Hearing Called Regarding Recall Effort Of Clerk Tyler

A hearing will be held in Lansing regarding petition language for the recall of Berrien County Clerk Sharon Tyler.

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Related Topix: Benton Harbor, MI

Sat Aug 23, 2014

WSJV-TV South Bend

Berrien County Sheriff's Department lets people trade guns for gift cards

People were trading in their guns for gift cards this morning in Berrien County.

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Related Topix: Benton Harbor, MI, Niles, MI

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WNDU-TV South Bend

Berrien and Cass Counties team up on Regional Mental Health Court

On Wednesday, the Berrien County Trial Court and representatives from the 4th Judicial District and 43rd Judicial Circuit in Cass County, received notification from the Michigan Supreme Court's State Court Administrative Office of a $424,000 award for first year operations of a Regional Mental Health Court .

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WOODTV.com

Woman to face charges for husbanda s overseas death

A Utah woman accused of planning an overseas attack that killed her husband, a former soldier from West Michigan, has been deported to El Salvador to face charges.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Residents Speak Out Against Militarization Of Police

The Berrien County Board of Commissioners heard an earful from six people during Thursday's meeting, all upset by what they view as the militarization of police throughout the state.

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Related Topix: New Buffalo, MI

MLive.com

Vehicle crashes through restaurant wall in Watervliet, minor injuries reported

Two patrons were injured at Mill Creek Charlie's restaurant in Watervliet on Monday afternoon after a vehicle crashed through the west wall of the establishment, deputies said.

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Related Topix: Watervliet, MI

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Pinkney To County: You Can't Win The Appeal On Mayoral Recall Ruling

Activist Ed Pinkney of Benton Township is upset with the Berrien County Board of Commissioners for its vote last week to allocate up to $20,000 for Clerk Sharon Tyler to appeal the ruling putting the Benton Harbor mayoral recall back on the ballot in November.

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Related Topix: Benton Harbor, MI

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Road Commission Announces 2 Road Resurfacing Projects

Over the next month be prepared to add a few extra minutes to your commute if you drive through parts of Buchanan or Baroda Township.

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Related Topix: Buchanan, MI, Baroda, MI

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Recall Launched Against Berrien County Clerk Sharon Tyler

Paperwork has been filed in Lansing with the Secretary of State's office to recall Berrien County Clerk Sharon Tyler.

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Related Topix: Benton Harbor, MI

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

United Way Of Southwest Michigan Sets 2014 Fundraising Goal

The United Way of Southwest Michigan is working to raise $3.6 million in its 2014 campaign.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Cass County, MI, Benton Harbor, MI

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Press Conference Called To Address Judge's Ruling And The County's Responce

A press conference will be held this afternoon by Benton Harbor City Commissioner Marcus Muhammad to address recent decisions concerning the mayoral recall election.

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Related Topix: Benton Harbor, MI

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Berrien County To Appeal Judge's Recall Election Ruling

Berrien County has approved funds to appeal a judge's decision which allows the mayoral recall election to proceed in Benton Harbor.

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Related Topix: Benton Harbor, MI

Observer & Eccentric

Special July 4 enforcement results in 236 drunk driving arrests

Preliminary reports indicate law enforcement officers from nearly 160 local police departments, sheriff's offices and Michigan State Police posts stopped 7,884 vehicles during the two-week effort, July 1-13.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Ingham County, MI, Jackson County, MI

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WSJV-TV South Bend

Judge rules Benton Harbor mayoral recall election is back on

Benton Harbor's mayoral recall election will take place after all. Over three months after suspending the recall election on May 1 , five days before it was scheduled to take place, Berrien County Circuit Court Judge John Dewane issued a decision Tuesday reaffirming that the petition to recall Mayor James Hightower had the required number of ... (more)

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