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Friday | WMSH-AM Sturgis

CTA Asking For Millage Renewal

Centreville, MI By: Mike Stiles - A St. Joseph County organization is going to be asking for a millage renewal this summer.


Related Topix: Centreville, MI

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WMSH-AM Sturgis

Drugs And Fugitive Found In Raid

Three Rivers, MI By: Mike Stiles - Authorities are calling Wednesday's raid on a house a success.


Related Topix: Drugs, Three Rivers, MI, Sturgis, MI

More than 45 employers to meet job-seekers at the Business and Industry 2014 Job Fair in Centreville

More than 45 businesses have registered to meet job seekers at the Business and Industry 2014 Job Fair on Thursday at Glen Oaks Community College, 62249 Shimmel Road in Centreville.


Related Topix: Centreville, MI, Three Rivers, MI

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Girl, 14, missing from Colon area, believed to be in Sturgis, authorities say

St. Joseph County Sheriff's Department deputies are asking the public's help in locating a 14-year-old girl believed to have run away from the 59000 block of Pine Grove Road in Colon Township shortly after 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 14. Jessika Lashay Mathis is 5 feet, 3 inches tall, weighs 105 pounds, and has blond hair and hazel eyes.


Related Topix: Sturgis, MI, Colon, MI

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Guns, meth and marijuana grow operation discovered by police in St. Joseph County home

Four St. Joseph County residents are facing firearm and drug charges after a search of their residence Tuesday turned up guns, methamphetamine and a marijuana grow operation, according to a press release issued by the St. Joseph County Sheriff's Office.


Related Topix: Drugs, Burr Oak, MI

WMSH-AM Sturgis

Three Rivers Man Facing Multiple Charges

A Three Rivers man is behind bars after being arrested in connection with a burglary near Marcellus.


Related Topix: Three Rivers, MI, Cass County, MI, Marcellus, MI

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WNDU-TV South Bend

Fleeing suspect holds child on lap during chase

A woman is under arrest for abducting her daughter, then leading police on a chase, with the child in her lap.


Related Topix: Constantine, MI

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Jewelry, safe stolen from home in rural St. Joseph County

Deputies are investigating a break-in at a home in rural St. Joseph County , near the state line.


Barn fire in Colon believed to be arson, deputies say

The fire occurred at 8:50 p.m. in the 33200 block of E. Palmer Lake Road in Colon Township, according to a St. Joseph County Sheriff's Office news release.


Related Topix: Fire, Colon, MI

Wed Apr 09, 2014

State of Michigan

St. Joseph County Recognized as an "Age-Friendly" Community

For Immediate Release: April 9, 2014 LANSING, Mich. The Michigan Office of Services to the Aging through the Commission on Services to the Aging has designated St. Joseph County as a "Community for a Lifetime" , in recognition of their efforts to become more age-friendly.


Related Topix: Lansing, MI

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Spring cleaning: Police busy cleaning up meth lab dump sites throughout Southwest Michigan

Kalamazoo County Sheriff's deputies were sent out Monday with the task of finding one roadside methamphetamine lab dump site.


Related Topix: Kalamazoo County, MI, Drugs

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Guns, wedding rings among items stolen in St. Joseph County break-in, police say

The suspects broke into a home in the 22000 block of Roys Road sometime during the day, according to a news release from the St. Joseph County Sheriff's Office.


Mon Mar 31, 2014

Andy Brown to face June trial in homicide of former boss, David Locey

Andy Brown will face a June trial in the homicide of his former boss and prominent Sturgis accountant David Locey.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Sturgis, MI

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Antique fly fishing rods stolen in break-ins in rural St. Joseph County

This week deputies responded to a report of a breaking and entering at a home in the 67000 block of Stubey Road in Sherman Township, near Sturgis, according to a news release.


Related Topix: Sturgis, MI

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Flood warning issued for St. Joseph County

As of Sunday night, the stage was 7.6 feet. Flood stage is seven feet, according to NWS.


Fri Mar 21, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Semi-truck driver dies in Michigan crash involving train

Officials say a 77-year-old driver of a semi-truck from Illinois has died in a collision with a slow-moving freight train in southwestern Michigan.


Related Topix: White Pigeon, MI

U.S. 131 shut down for more than 11 hours after fatal crash involving ...

The northbound and southbound lanes of U.S. 131 in White Pigeon were reopened early Friday, more than 11 hours after a fatal crash involving a tractor-semitrailer and train , according to the Michigan Department of Transportation.


Related Topix: White Pigeon, MI

Thu Mar 20, 2014

WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

UPDATED: Semi-Truck Driver Killed in Accident

State Police and St. Joseph County crews responded as a semi and train crashed on US-131 late this afternoon.