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Good Samaritans save trooper attacked after traffic stop

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Ice turns lighthouse into frozen palace

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Frozen Michigan lighthouse looks out of this world in drone video

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Frozen Michigan lighthouse looks out of this world in drone video

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Bottled Blonde hearing delayed after lawyer arrested on drug charges
The hearing on whether a River North establishment keeps its liquor license was delayed Tuesday because the lawyer for the business owners was arrested on drug charges in Michigan. Bottled Blonde attorney Timothy Fitzgerald was arrested Friday in Berrien County on two counts of delivery and manufacture of marijuana and one count of maintaining a drug house, according to an official at the jail in St   Read More ...
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Good Samaritans save trooper attacked after traffic stop
BERRIEN COUNTY, MI (WNDU/CNN) – A Michigan state trooper is grateful for the help of some good Samaritans who helped him out when a routine traffic stop took a turn. State trooper Garry Guild tried to pull over a speeding motorcyclist Monday, but the suspect, Michael Barber, simply sped away on an allegedly stolen motorcycle. The chase stopped when Barber wrecked and flew over the handlebars. "He appeared dazed,” Guild   Read More ...
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Two help MSP trooper being attacked at side of road
Two men helped a Michigan State trooper being assaulted Monday by two other men at the side of a Berrien County road, officials said. Trooper Garry Guild, a 21-year veteran of the state police, was treated for minor injuries at a hospital and released, said Lt. Melinda Logan. Logan said two men helped Guild after he allegedly was attacked at the side of the road by a motorcyclist who crashed   Read More ...
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In a Rust Belt Town, the Women’s March Draws Shrugs and Cheers From Afar
Photo NILES, Mich. — When Jennifer Purucker, 31, was asked on Saturday morning what she thought of the Women’s March on Washington, she took a sip of coffee and shook her head. “Never heard of it,” she said. Crystal Mangold, 38, paused as she carried her young daughter down Main Street. “No idea what it is,” she said. Angie Searles, 45, perked up at the mention. “Oh, I just saw   Read More ...
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2 people die after crash goes through stop in Berrien County
WEESAW TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Two people have died after a car failed to stop in Berrien County and was struck by a pickup truck. The sheriff's office says the victims are a 41-year-old woman from Illinois and a 37-year-old woman from Cass County in southwestern Michigan. They were among five people in a car that went through a stop sign Monday in Weesaw Township. Others also were injured, including   Read More ...
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Woman who stole $37K from baseball league says she has 'heart of gold'
THREE OAKS, Mich. — The former treasurer of a baseball league in a small Michigan town has been sent to jail for stealing $37,000. Meanwhile, the Three Oaks Baseball Association is holding bake sales and scrambling to raise money to buy uniforms for the next season. Amanda Macias was sentenced to six months in jail Thursday in Berrien County. Judge Scott Schofield says she stole "from the children of Three   Read More ...
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Frozen Lake Michigan lighthouse looks out of this world in drone video
In the grips of a punishing Arctic air mass, an ordinary lighthouse on Lake Michigan’s eastern shore was transformed into a majestic ice palace late last week. As bitter winds ripped over the lake, they generated waves that flung sea spray against the lighthouse in St. Joseph, Mich., roughly opposite Chicago. The water froze on contact, caking the ice house in layer after layer of ice. A video shows footage   Read More ...
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Ice turns lighthouse into frozen palace
A lighthouse in St. Joseph, Mich. now resembles a majestic ice palace in a fairy tale after it was hit by chilly weather.   Read More ...
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Frozen Michigan lighthouse looks out of this world in drone video
The addition of a smokestack to a lighthouse in St. Joseph, Mich., led some to describe the building as “unsightly,” per the . It was anything but on Thursday, as the area was hit with chilly weather. In captured by photographer Joshua Nowicki, the outer portion of the lighthouse is seen entirely caked in ice as furious waves spit water in all directions on the south shore of Lake Michigan.   Read More ...
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Frozen Michigan lighthouse looks out of this world in drone video
The addition of a smokestack to a lighthouse in St. Joseph, Mich. led some to describe the building as “unsightly,” per the . It was anything but, on Thursday, as the area was hit with chilly weather. In captured by photographer Joshua Nowicki, the outer portion of the lighthouse is seen entirely caked in ice as furious waves spit water in all directions on the south shore of Lake Michigan.   Read More ...
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Frozen Michigan lighthouse looks out of this world
(Newser) – The addition of a smokestack to a lighthouse in St. Joseph, Mich., led some to describe the building as "unsightly," per the . It was anything but on Thursday, as the area was hit with . In captured by photographer Joshua Nowicki, the outer portion of the lighthouse is seen entirely caked in ice as furious waves spit water in all directions on the southeastern shore of Lake   Read More ...
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Frozen Michigan lighthouse is straight out of Narnia
It's been really, really cold in some parts of the country this week (don't say ) but one side effect has been some incredible images like this lighthouse in St. Joseph, Michigan, along the southwest shores of Lake Michigan. Another terrific video, captured by photographer Joshua Nowicki gives you an even closer look at the frozen castle that looks straight out of a fairy tale. Temperatures remained in the   Read More ...
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Could Nurse-Family Partnership expand impact in Michigan?
Buy Photo. On a small scale, the Nurse-Family Partnership has been helping women and their babies in Michigan since 2000, when the program launched in Berrien County. Since then, it has grown incrementally, and now includes 49 nurses reaching about 855 women in six Michigan counties — Berrien, Calhoun, Genesee, Ingham, Kalamazoo and Kent — along with the cities of Saginaw, Pontiac and Detroit, said Rosemary Fournier, the Nurse-Family Partnership's   Read More ...
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2 Illinois men die as vehicle strikes semi in Michigan
New Buffalo, Mich. — Two young men from Illinois have died after their vehicle crashed into the rear of a parked semi-truck in southwestern Michigan. The Berrien County sheriff’s department says the fatal crash occurred after the semi collided with another vehicle on westbound Interstate 94. The semi was parked on the shoulder at the time of the second crash. The men who died were 20 years old. No Illinois   Read More ...
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2 Illinois men die as vehicle strikes semi in Michigan
NEW BUFFALO, Mich. (AP) — Two young men from Illinois have died after their vehicle crashed into the rear of a parked semi-truck in southwestern Michigan. The Berrien County sheriff's department says the fatal crash occurred after the semi collided with another vehicle on westbound Interstate 94. The semi was parked on the shoulder at the time of the second crash. The men who died were 20 years old. No   Read More ...
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Authorities: Woman fatally struck by truck hauling mail
Niles Township — Authorities say a 71-year-old woman has been fatally struck in southwestern Michigan by a semi-truck that was hauling mail to Indiana. The Berrien County sheriff’s department says Connie Brown was crossing a five-lane roadway on Tuesday night in Niles Township when she was hit by the truck, which was driven by a 44-year-old man from the Detroit suburb of Roseville. The department says the man was driving   Read More ...
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Woman, 71, fatally struck by truck hauling mail
NILES TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Authorities say a 71-year-old woman has been fatally struck in southwestern Michigan by a semi-truck that was hauling mail to Indiana. The Berrien County sheriff's department says Connie Brown was crossing a five-lane roadway on Tuesday night in Niles Township when she was hit by the truck, which was driven by a 44-year-old man from the Detroit suburb of Roseville. The department says the man   Read More ...
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Michigan bailiffs cleared in fatal shooting of inmate
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. — Two bailiffs involved in the fatal shooting of a jail inmate at a Berrien County courthouse in July won't be criminally charged in the incident. Berrien County Prosecutor Michael Sepic said Wednesday that the shooting of inmate Larry Gordon, 44, was justified, clearing bailiffs Milt Russell and Rick Lull of criminal responsibility in his death. Sepic said he based his decision on interviews with witnesses and   Read More ...
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Michigan Bailiffs Cleared in Fatal Shooting of Inmate
Two bailiffs involved in the fatal shooting of a jail inmate at a southwest Michigan courthouse in July won't be criminally charged in the incident. Berrien County Prosecutor Michael Sepic said Wednesday that the shooting of inmate Larry Gordon, 44, was justified, clearing bailiffs Milt Russell and Rick Lull of criminal responsibility in his death. Sepic said he based his decision on interviews with witnesses and courthouse employees, police reports,   Read More ...
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Michigan bailiffs cleared in fatal shooting of inmate
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) — Two bailiffs involved in the fatal shooting of a jail inmate at a southwest Michigan courthouse in July won't be criminally charged in the incident. Berrien County Prosecutor Michael Sepic said Wednesday that the shooting of inmate Larry Gordon, 44, was justified, clearing bailiffs Milt Russell and Rick Lull of criminal responsibility in his death. Sepic said he based his decision on interviews with witnesses   Read More ...
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Michigan bailiffs cleared in fatal shooting of inmate
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) — Two bailiffs involved in the fatal shooting of a jail inmate at a southwest Michigan courthouse in July won't be criminally charged in the incident. Berrien County Prosecutor Michael Sepic said Wednesday that the shooting of inmate Larry Gordon, 44, was justified, clearing bailiffs Milt Russell and Rick Lull of criminal responsibility in his death. Sepic said he based his decision on interviews with witnesses   Read More ...
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Fatal shooting of inmate at courthouse called justified
BERRIEN COUNTY OFFICERS FATALLY SHOT, SUSPECT KILLED Sheriff: 3 killed in shooting at Michigan courthouse | 1:25 Two bailiffs in a county courthouse in southwestern Michigan were killed following a shooting by an inmate, according to the county sheriff. BERRIEN COUNTY OFFICERS FATALLY SHOT, SUSPECT KILLED Sheriff on Michigan shooting: Our hearts are torn apart | 1:14 Two bailiffs died when an inmate pulled a gun from one of the   Read More ...
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