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Man Shot In Benton Harbor

An investigation is underway into a shooting in Benton Harbor Monday afternoon. Police say a man was shot shortly before 4 p.m. near the intersection of Empire and Pavone. His injuries are described as non-life threatening and

Recommendations For MI Fall Color Tours

It’s almost time to start planning your fall color tour in Michigan, and the state association of road commissions has released its list of recommended routes if you want to get the most spectacular views possible. Director

SJ Traffic Light Replacements Begin Monday

Work to replace 7 traffic signals in St. Joseph will start on Monday. The Michigan Department of Transportation’s Nick Schirripa tells WSJM News they’re putting in upgraded signals on mast arms, or poles, rather than the kind

BH Schools Looking To Boost Security

Parents are being asked for their thoughts on how security could be improved at Benton Harbor Area Schools. That’s as the district pursues a $2 million state grant to enhance safety and help prevent gang activity. Superintendent

Voter Registration Deadline Tuesday

Time is running out to register to vote if you want to have a say in next month’s elections. Michigan Secretary of State’s office spokesperson Fred Woodhams tells WSJM news the deadline is Tuesday. He also notes

Governor Signs Good Samaritan Expansion

Legislation from state Representative Al Pscholka expanding Michigan’s Good Samaritan law has been signed by Governor Rick Snyder. The new law will allow people of any age to report someone having an overdose without fear of facing

Meth Bust In Cass County

The Cass County Drug Enforcement Team has nabbed a couple of suspected meth makers following a raid on Thursday. It says officers searched a property in the 70,000 block of Conrad Road in Milton Township after getting

$5,300 Raised To Flush Out Cancer

$5,300 has been raised to flush out cancer by WSJM sister station 98.3 The Coast. Staff, local celebrities, and community volunteers spent Friday at City Plumbing, Heating, and Air Conditioning in downtown St. Joseph sitting on a

Sanders Campaigns In Michigan For Clinton

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is pushing party unity for Democrats ahead of the presidential election in November. He made four Michigan stops yesterday to campaign for Hillary Clinton, and says she now backs many of the proposals

Pscholka’s Good Samaritan Law Expands

Anyone in Michigan may report drug overdoses without fear of being prosecuted for illegal possession or use under legislation signed by Governor Rick Snyder. The House voted last month to exempt people of any age from prosecution

Manufacturing Day In Michigan

Events are being held all over Michigan today to recognize Manufacturing Day. President & CEO of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association International, Ed Youdell wants to see more enter the field. “We need young people to get

Research Warns Of Urban Voting Problems

Voter turnout could play a decisive role in next month’s election, and a new study warns some Americans may have a harder time casting ballots than others. Spencer Overton, with the Joint Center for Political and Economic