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Van Buren Twp. man, 73, in custody in fatal shooting
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:47:36 -0700

Van Buren Township — Police have detained a 73-year-old man in connection with a fatal shooting Wednesday, officials said.

Murder charge filed against 73-year-old ex-con from Belleville
Sat, 12 Apr 2014 09:50:40 -0700

Van Buren Township — A 73-year-old ex-convict has been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a man in western Wayne County.

Robert Ficano will seek fourth term as Wayne County executive
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:01:26 -0700

DETROIt — Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano made it official Monday afternoon.

Tame that dune
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 03:01:32 -0700

SOUTH HAVEN - Van Buren County will spend up to $88,500 toward a dune stabilization project in the Syndicate Park subdivision near South Haven.

Murder Charge Filed Against 73-Year-Old Ex-Con
Sat, 12 Apr 2014 10:49:01 -0700

A 73-year-old ex-convict has been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a man in western Wayne County.

Officer Dragged, Suspect Arrested after 90 Mile High Speed Chase
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:36:48 -0700

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN (April 15, 2014) – Michigan State Police say a man is in custody after a high-speed chase that started in Portage and ended in Berrien County, spanning more than 90 miles and lasting nearly an hour. In a …

Docs reveal confusion over ferry evacuation
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 08:29:29 -0700

The South Korean ferry that sank was crippled by confusion and indecision well after it began listing, a radio transcript showed, suggesting the chaotic situation may have added to a death toll.

Wisconsin baby recovered unharmed in Michigan
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 08:00:44 -0700

BARABOO -- Authorities said a baby taken by his non-custodial father in south central Wisconsin has been found unharmed in Michigan. Sauk County sheriff's officials said the 3-month-old child was taken from his home in the Town of Honey Creek early Thursday while a relative was babysitting. Sheriff Chip Meister said his deputies worked with state police in Illinois, Indiana and Michigan to find ...

3-month-old Wisconsin baby found unharmed in Michigan, non-custodial father in custody
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 07:44:32 -0700

BARABOO, Wis. — Authorities say a baby taken by his non-custodial father in south central Wisconsin has been found unharmed in Michigan. Sauk County sheriff's officials say the 3-month-old child was taken from his home in the Town of Honey Creek early Thursday while a relative was babysitting.

Detroit Tigers Honor Fallen MSP Trooper Paul Butterfield
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:24:34 -0700

Detroit, MI (April 21, 2014) — The American League Central Champion Detroit Tigers take on the Chicago White Sox, as the Tigers partner with the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund to host the 3rd Annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Night, …