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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.

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.

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 …

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.

New 4-H club first of its kind in state
Fri, 21 Mar 2014 03:28:54 -0700

PAW PAW - A new Van Buren County 4-H club focused on outdoor activities will be the first of its kind in Michigan, county 4-H officials said.

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 ...

Van Buren County tax battle with New Covert plant moves to next stage, with millions at stake
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 03:24:31 -0700

The Michigan Tax Tribunal has issued its final decision in the case of New Covert Generating Co. vs. Covert Township, and the bottom line is a ruling that rolls back the plant's taxes by 70 percent.

Michigan same-sex marriage ban struck down
Sat, 22 Mar 2014 02:32:10 -0700

In a historic ruling that provided a huge morale boost to the gay-rights movement, U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman on Friday struck down Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage, making it the 18th state in the nation to allow gays and lesbians to join in matrimony, just like their heterosexual counterparts.

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.