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Injures after car strikes tree

  Two Sturgis men were injured after they were involved in a traffic accident Monday in Nottawa Township. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said Sturgis resident Charles Smith, was driving east on M-86 when he lost control of his car in the 25000 block. The car left the roadway and struck a tree. Smith and his passenger Michael Wolfinger, ... Read More »

Motorcycle accident causes injuries

  An Edwardsburg man was treated for injuries he suffered as the result of a motorcycle accident over the weekend in Cass County. John Janasiak, 55, told sheriff’s officials he was eastbound on Marcellus Highway in Wayne Township around 11:20 a.m. Saturday when he failed to properly negotiate a curve near Glenwood Road. Janasiak drove off the roadway and lost ... Read More »

Boys arrested in Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo police say a 14-year-old boy and an 11-year-old boy have been arrested in connection with a home invasion.   The boys were taken into custody Monday morning after police developed a lead.  Police say they found two stolen cell phones and a tablet in the boys’ possession. They also recovered a stolen laptop and purse along what they believe ... Read More »

Two-vehicle collision

    Two people sought medical treatment following a two-vehicle collision over the weekend in Cass County. Sheriff Joe Underwood Jr. said Keith Vail III, 30, of Niles, was driving west on Calvin Hill Street when he failed to stop at the intersection of Calvin Center Road at 11 a.m. Saturday in Calvin Township. Vail’s vehicle struck a northbound car ... Read More »

Man injured after crash

  A 72-year-old Kalamazoo man was injured Friday in a head-on crash on M-60 near Roberts Road in Fabius Township. Michigan State Police said a vehicle driven by Ronald Heath crossed the center line on M-60 and collided head-on with a semi-truck driven by 40-year-old Richard Trethwey. M-60 was closed for several hours after the 9 am crash. Heath was ... Read More »

Woman saved after choking

A Kalamazoo Public Safety officer has saved a choking woman after pulling her over for running a red light.  The department says Officer Jason Gates rescued the driver Saturday when he found her choking during a traffic stop. He saw she was having trouble breathing when he approached her vehicle.  The department says Gates asked the woman if she was ... Read More »