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Video Inmate Visits Get Pilot Program

Since prisoners in Michigan prisoners have not been able to have visits from family and friends since March because of the pandemic, the state Department of Corrections is setting up video visits at a couple of prisons.

Animal Adoptions Increase During Pandemic

From the Associated Press — Animal shelters and rescue groups around Michigan’s state capital have seen a big spike in adoptions since March as people have increasingly turned to the companionship of furry friends during the coronavirus

Governor Signs Expungement Legislation

Legislation reforming Michigan’s expungement laws has been signed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer. Among other things, the bipartisan package allows a person to set aside marijuana offenses if they would not have been crimes if committed after the

Motorcyclist Hurt In Cass County Crash

A motorcyclist is at South Bend Memorial Hospital for a head injury suffered in a Sunday crash in Cass County. Deputies were called to the crash scene near the intersection of Dutch Settlement Road and East Street

Berrien Community Foundation Announces Awards

The Berrien Community Foundation this week announced $175,000 in grants to local organizations at its 68th Annual Meeting and Celebration. Held in the parking lot of the Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College, BCF President Lisa Cripps-Downey

Five Arrested For Drugs In Cass County

The Cass County Drug Enforcement Team has 5 people in custody for a variety of charges after a raid in Pokagon Township today. They seized meth, heroin, drug paraphernalia, illegal guns and stolen vehicles. A 30-year-old woman,