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Trump Campaigns In Michigan

Donald Trump is warning again about voter fraud – but has a solution for his supporters. The Republican nominee once again said there is widespread voter fraud, a claim for which he has produced no evidence. But he told

MI Sees Drop In High-Security Inmates

Michigan Department of Corrections data show the number of prisoners housed in higher-security cells in Michigan’s prison system has plummeted over the last two decades, while the number of prisoners kept in less expensive, low-security housing units

Morning Crash Closes Part Of US-31

Four people are recovering after being injured in a crash that shut down part of US-31 in Niles Township Monday morning. The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department tells us it happened near Niles Buchanan Road just before 7

Reward Offered In CMU Hit And Run Case

A cash reward for information about the death of a Central Michigan University student has been increased to $10,000. Police believe the vehicle that hit Ryan Tsatsos nearly a year ago is a dark metallic blue color.

Today Is World Stroke Day

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is recognizing Saturday as World Stroke Day. It’s a chance for everyone to take a moment to become familiar with the signs of a stroke. A stroke happens when

Battle Creek Man Jailed In Dog’s Death

A southern Michigan man convicted of beating a dog that later had to be euthanized has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison. 55-year-old David Hursley of Battle Creek was convicted last month of felony torturing

SWM Trick Or Treating Times

Below is a list of trick or treating times this weekend and Monday in various communities around Berrien and Van Buren Counties. Bangor — Monday, October 31st from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Baroda Village — Monday,

Muskegon Heights Financial Emergency Declared Over

Governor Rick Snyder says a financial emergency has been resolved in the Muskegon Heights School District in western Michigan after several years of state oversight. Snyder’s office announced Friday that a Receivership Transition Advisory Board has been appointed

GVSU Accused Of Delaying Sexual Assault Reports

Ottawa County authorities say Grand Valley State University has a policy discouraging prompt reporting of sexual assaults, which undermines their ability to gather evidence and successfully prosecute the crimes. Ottawa County Prosecutor Ronald Frantz tells MLive the process