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Search warrants lead to arrests

Three adults were arrested on outstanding warrants last week following the execution of a search warrant in Park Township. Sheriff’s officials said investigators from the St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit executed the search warrant Thursday in the 55000 block of Buckhorn Road. Investigators had received a tip about a residence involved in methamphetamine production. Investigators from SCAN, along with …

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Six die from carbon monoxide poisoning

Police say six people were found inside a Fenton Township home Sunday dead from carbon monoxide poisoning. The Genesee County Sheriff says Robert Pickell says it appears to be an accident that led to death of four children and two adults. Pickell says the family had a power outage Friday and had been running a generator inside the home.  (MRN)

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New terminal planned for Dowagiac airport

Construction is expected to start this summer on a new terminal for a southwestern Michigan airport. Dowagiac City Manager Kevin Anderson tells The Herald-Palladium of St. Joseph that the estimated cost will be between $350,000 and $400,000. Most of the funding will come from the state Department of Transportation’s Aviation Division. Anderson says the current terminal at the Dowagiac airport …

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Update — Six dead, two injured, in Kalamazoo area shootings

A gunman who seemed to choose his victims at random opened fire outside an apartment complex, a car dealership and a restaurant in Kalamazoo, killing at least six people during a rampage that lasted nearly seven hours, police said. Authorities identified the shooter as Jason Dalton, a 45-year-old Uber driver who police said had no criminal record. They could not …

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Friends and relatives remember those slain in Kalamazoo

Friends and relatives of six victims slain in a shooting rampage in Kalamazoo, are offering remembrances of them. Four of them were killed in two vehicles Saturday outside of a restaurant, while a father and son were shot at a car dealership. Below are some of their stories. — MARY JO NYE The 60-year-old retired English teacher served as “a …

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Neighbor talked about guns with shooting suspect

The Latest on the shootings in the Kalamazoo: 4:10 p.m. A neighbor of Kalamazoo shooting suspect Jason Dalton says he knew the man had a pistol because the two of them “talked about it.” James Block tells The Associated Press that police carried boxes from the house next door Sunday morning. The 45-year-old Dalton of Kalamazoo Township was arrested early …

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