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Girl injured in Cass County crash

A 14-year-old girl driving a golf cart was injured last weekend after the vehicle was struck by a pickup in Cass County. Deputies were called around 6:30 p.m. Saturday to the intersection of Wayne Street and Hilltop Drive in Porter Township. Investigators said it appears the girl drove from Hilltop Drive onto Wayne Street but failed to yield the right-of-way …

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Sturgis man injured in crash

A Sturgis man suffered injuries after the vehicle in which he was a passenger was struck in the rear last weekend in Burr Oak Township. Sheriff’s deputies said a truck driven by 55-year-old Kenelm Digby, of Otsego, was northbound on M-66 at 5:30 a.m. Saturday, when it hit a trailered boat hitched to an SUV waiting to turn westbound onto …

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Water Festival events well attended

Last month’s Three Rivers Water Festival received high marks from its organizing committee, whose members assembled last week for a wrap-up meeting. Committee member Barb Stutesman said numbers in most activities were higher than in previous years. The opening-night parade featured more than 1,000 participants in 126 units, while the inaugural Car Cruise drew 36 vehicles. The annual, final-day car …

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Woman injured in crash

A Kalamazoo woman was injured in a single-vehicle crash over the weekend in Fabius Township. Carissa Jones, 18, was driving north on Day Road at 6:30 p.m. Sunday when she lost control of her vehicle in the 57000 block, near Dutch Settlement Road. Jones had to be extricated from the vehicle and was airlifted to Borgess Medical Center. She was …

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Driver faces drunken driving charge in crash that killed boy

A southwestern Michigan woman has been charged in connection with a rollover crash that left a 4-year-old boy dead. WOOD-TV and WWMT-TV report that 24-year-old Nicole Camden, of Kalamazoo, is expected to be arraigned Wednesday on operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing death and other charges. Police say a minivan rolled over April 1 in Kalamazoo Township. Jayden Johnson was …

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Police investigate Park Township break in

State police are probing the recent break-in of a residence in Park Township. Investigators were called last month to a home at the intersection of Heimbach and Buckhorn roads. The owner said electronics and televisions were stolen within a 75-minute span June 16. Access was gained through forced entry.

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