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Man stable after stabbing

A Sturgis man is in stable condition after he was stabbed during a residential break-in attempt Sunday. The incident took place in the 29000 block of Fawn River Road, where the victim was stabbed several times in the neck and chest, according to Sturgis Police. The 83-year-old victim was airlifted to a Kalamazoo hospital. A 28-year-old suspect is awaiting return ... Read More »

Man charged with DUI

A 39-year-old Sturgis man was charged with drunken driving and child endangerment following an incident Monday outside Congress Elementary School in Sturgis. Sturgis police said their investigation showed a second-grade student was attempting to enter a vehicle after school, when the driver pulled away before she was entirely inside the vehicle. As a result, the vehicle drove over the young ... Read More »

Man arraigned following murder

A Battle Creek man has been officially charged with shooting and killing his girlfriend. 27-year-old Richard Bozell was arraigned Monday on charges of open murder, habitual offender, felony firearm and possession of firearms by a felon. Bozell was arrested on Saturday night, just minutes after Tianna Hunt was removed from life support and died. The shooting happened on May 24th ... Read More »

Investigating a fire

An investigation into the source of a fire at a single-family residence over the weekend in Fabius Township is underway by state police officials. The blaze was reported at 3:30 a.m. Sunday in the 15000 block of Gleason Road. The fire was centered in the living room area of the residence, firefighters said. Two adults and their pets were able ... Read More »

Dirt bike stolen

A Honda dirt bike was stolen last week from a Nottawa Township residence. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said the two-wheeler was taken between Wednesday and Thursday from a residence in the 60000 block of Bucknell Lane. The bike is white, with a two-colored seat, and the number 7 is displayed on the front and both sides of the ... Read More »

Burglaries appear to be connected

Officers from the Sturgis Police Department are investigating a pair of weekend burglaries that appear to be connected. According to a department media release, a residence in the 400 block of East South Street was forcibly entered and multiple firearms were stolen. The incident occurred around 12:45 a.m. Saturday. The family was home at the time. About five hours later, ... Read More »