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Thursday | WMSH-AM Sturgis

Branch County Pedestrian Accident Now Called Fatal Hit And Run

Bronson, MI By: Jim Measel - Michigan State Police Troopers continue to look for the driver of a truck as part of an investigation into what is now being called a fatal hit and run accident involving a pedestrian on Barnhart Road near Gruner Road in Branch County's Batavia Township.

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Related Topix: Bronson, MI

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Police Search For Suspect In Multiple Burglaries Across Two Townships

Troopers from the Michigan State Police post in Coldwater are searching for a suspect following multiple break-ins at homes across two townships in Branch County.

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Related Topix: Coldwater, MI

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WMSH-AM Sturgis

Stabbing In Coldwater

Coldwater, MI By: Mike Stiles - One person is in custody following a stabbing that happened in Coldwater.

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Related Topix: Coldwater, MI

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WMSH-AM Sturgis

MSP Investigating Pedestrian Injury Accident

Coldwater, MI By: Jim Measel - Michigan State Police Troopers are looking for a truck as part of an investigation into an injury accident involving a pedestrian on Barnhart Road near Gruner Roas in Branch County's Batavia Township.

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Related Topix: Coldwater, MI

MLive.com

Jackson County Sheriff's Office: Deputies investigate crash involving ...

4:17 p.m., Deputy Barnett responded to Green Street in Springport to attempt in locating a subject for Branch County.

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Related Topix: Jackson County, MI, Springport, MI, Grass Lake, MI

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Examiner.com

Yet another crane collapse, this time at U.S. Steel: More proof of earth wobble?

In just a little over three months at U.S. Steel's Ecorse plant near Detroit, a crane collapsed, a pipeline broke and fell, collapsing a building's roof, and a massive ladle of molten steel "tipped over" triggering an explosion.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Explosion, Michigan

MLive.com

Tornado super outbreak forty years ago: What it did to Michigan and me

April 3-4, 1974 is a memorable day still for many of us. The super outbreak of tornadoes stretched from Michigan to Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, Michigan, Weather, Hillsdale County, MI

Thu Apr 03, 2014

MLive.com

Soil erosion closes northbound I-69 between Dayburg and Girard roads April 3-5

Drivers traveling on northbound I-69 between Dayburg and Girard roads in Branch County will have to utilize a detour April 3-5 as Michigan Department of Transportation crews replace eroding soil near the roadway.

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Related Topix: Coldwater, MI, Tekonsha, MI

Wed Apr 02, 2014

WNWN-FM Battle Creek

Early releases expected later this month from the Branch County Jail

It appears there's no way around it this time. Last month, Branch County just barely avoided its second jail overcrowding emergency of the year.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

WNWN-FM Battle Creek

Motorcycle crash claims a life in Coldwater

A Grand Ledge man is dead after he decided to take advantage of the nicer weather to ride his motorcycle, and crashed it in Branch County.

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Related Topix: Coldwater, MI, Grand Ledge, MI

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Detroit News

Museum display tells long history of Red Cross

On the basement level of Kingman Museum, a collection of items from the long history of the American Red Cross has been cultivated from the Calhoun and Branch County Red Cross chapter and Battle Creek resident JoAnn King.

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Related Topix: Battle Creek, MI, Calhoun County, MI

Fri Mar 28, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Several Hurt When Bus & Car Collide After School In Branch County

According to the Branch County Sheriff's Office, the accident occurred at the intersection of South Parham and Cranson roads in Bethel Township.

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Related Topix: Bronson, MI

Thu Mar 20, 2014

WNWN-FM Battle Creek

Branch County Jail facing overcrowding emergency a...

Branch County released 13 inmates with sentence reductions less than a month ago because of jail overcrowding and already the county lockup has returned to being over capacity.

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Wed Mar 19, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

a Good Timinga : Off-Duty Deputies Save Man From Burning Home

Off-duty deputies in Branch County are being called heroes after saving a man and his three dogs from his burning home after an explosion.

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