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Boy drowns at Elkhart water park, 2nd boy hospitalized

A 10-year-old boy has drowned at a water park owned by the city of Elkhart. A 9-year-old boy made it to shore and is hospitalized in fair condition. The Elkhart Truth reports the Osolo Township Fire Department and Osolo paramedics responded to Ideal Beach Water Park around 1 p.m. Friday for a report of a boy who had nearly drowned. …

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Boy dies in Cass County accident

A 6-year-old boy died in Cass County’s Volinia Township following an accident Wednesday afternoon. Deputies were called at 3:30 p.m. to the 19000 block of Dewy Lake Street. The boy, identified as Holden High, was riding in the bucket loader of a skid steer used to do landscaping around some trees. He fell out of the bucket and was run over …

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7 children among 12 injured in highway crash

Seven children and five adults have been injured in a multi-vehicle crash along a western Michigan highway. The Kalamazoo County sheriff’s office says a vehicle driven by an 18-year-old Kalamazoo man crossed the median on U.S. 131 in Kalamazoo Township about noon Wednesday and struck two other vehicles headed in the opposite direction. Ages of the injured children range from …

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Update – Stabbing in Three Rivers

Three Rivers Police have released further details regarding an incident which occurred Monday morning on Constantine Street, just south of Broadway. Police responded to a 911 call shortly before 6 am, which reported someone’s throat had been cut. The victim was identified as 23-year-old Derrick Coley of Three Rivers. He sustained a 13-inch slash to the neck. He was subsequently …

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State police hosts recruiting seminar

Here’s a reminder that the Marshall post of Michigan State Police is hosting a recruiting seminar Thursday. According to agency officials, the event will take place 5 to 7 p.m. at the Michigan Regional Law Enforcement Center. Participants will be given the opportunity to speak to department recruiters about the hiring process and what it takes to be a state …

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Man arrested west of Three Rivers

State police arrested a 40-year-old Fabius Township man after an incident and subsequent foot chase last week. According to a department media release, troopers were called at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 13 to the 60000 block of Youngman Road. Upon arrival, troopers were told the man left the scene on foot. He was eventually captured and arrested without incident, …

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