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Man sentenced

A Three Rivers man who sought having his wife attacked in order to lose her unborn baby was sentenced last week to at least a year-and-a-half in prison. Todd Maddux, 32, was sentenced by Circuit Court Judge Paul Stutesman for offering $300 to have his wife assaulted so she would lose his baby she was carrying. The plan, which was ...

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Participants needed for cook-off

The Constantine Downtown Development Authority is seeking participants for its annual BBQ pork rib cook-off. Judging is set to take place at 5 p.m. Oct. 27 at Riverview Park and cash prizes will be given to the top three winners. Event organizers wished to note that a mandatory meeting with the Community Health Department Agency will take place at 5 ...

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“Passion for Pink” Fundraiser

A Centreville hair salon is in the midst of its second annual “Passion for Pink” fundraiser for breast-cancer research. X-treme Hair Lengths is offering a pink feather, hair strand or extension for $15, and pink hair chalking, nail polish or ribbon decal for $5. All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society for breast-cancer research. The salon in its ...

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Armed robbery

An armed robbery was reported at 11:42 p.m. Sunday at the Shell station on South Main Street in Three Rivers. According to the Three Rivers Police Department, a black male wearing a hoodie and dark jeans showed a gun and ordered an employee to open the cash register drawer. The man fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. ...

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Woman airlifted to Borgess

A single-car accident early Sunday morning in Colon Township resulted in two Three Rivers residents seeking medical attention. Officials from the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said 30-year-old Matthew Smith was driving west on Colon Road and lost control of the vehicle. Investigators said it appears Smith was driving at an excessively high rate of speed before the vehicle left ...

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Sheriff investigating property damage

The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a complaint of a brick thrown through a window at a vacant residence in Centreville. According to a department media release, the property-damage incident took place between Oct. 1 and 4 in the 100 block of North Jane Street.

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