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Fatal crash

A Dowagiac man died in a single-vehicle crash at 4am Sunday. The victim was identified as 22-year-old Dustin Kuseske. The Cass County Sheriff’s Department says he lost control of his vehicle on Topash Street in Silver Creek Township and struck a utility pole.

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Shooting in Kalamazoo

Authorities say a weekend shooting at a house party near the campus of Western Michigan University left one person wounded. Police responded early Sunday to the shooting in Kalamazoo. Police say a 20-year-old Kalamazoo man was shot in the leg. Police say a 20-year-old woman also suffered a back injury, possibly from being hit with flying glass. Clint Parker, a …

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Road rage – Two dead

Police have identified the two motorists who killed each other in Ionia following what appears to be a road-rage induced shoot-out Wednesday night. According to the Ionia Department of Public Safety, 43-year old James Pullum and 56-year old Robert Taylor, both of Ionia, were pronounced dead at Sparrow Ionia Hospital soon after the gunfire. The incident happened just before 7 …

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Four injured in crash

Four people were injured in a 2-car crash late Wednesday afternoon on M-40, south of Bair Lake Street. According to the Cass County Sheriff’s Department, 50-year-old Kathy Coleman of Dowagiac was northbound on M-40, when she turned west onto Bair Lake Street in front of a car driven by Carla Malone, age 46, of Three Rivers. Two passengers in the …

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Items stolen

A large quantity of tools and other items were stolen from a barn earlier last week in Constantine Township. Investigators with the Michigan State Police said the theft occurred either Sept. 13 or 14 in the 14000 block of Drummond Road. Hand tools, a lawn tractor, a chainsaw and a leaf blower were among the items taken. A department media …

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Man charged in wife’s death

Authorities say a 58-year-old man is charged in the death of his 56-year-old ex-wife, whose body was found inside her southwestern Michigan apartment. Kalamazoo County’s Chief Assistant Prosecutor Carrie Klein says the open murder charge was authorized Saturday against Clinton Edward Smith. He was jailed and scheduled for arraignment by video on Monday afternoon. The prosecutor’s office said Monday morning …

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Two arrested for meth

Two people were arrested Friday at a Colon Township residence after police discovered the production of methamphetamine. The St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit responded to a residence in the 28000 block of Bonham Road in response to a tip regarding suspected drug activity. SCAN unit members found an active, one-pot meth lab and a second inactive lab inside the …

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Charges filed

Charges have been filed against a 19-year-old man and his pregnant wife in connection with the shooting death of a Michigan State Police trooper. Eric Knysz is charged with murdering a peace officer, felony firearm, concealed weapons violation, unlawfully driving away an auto, and being a habitual offender. His 21-year-old wife Sarah, who is six-months pregnant, is charged with being …

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New K-9 officer

A new member of the Three Rivers Police Department’s K-9 unit will be on the job before the end of the year. Following approval last week by Mayor Tom Lowry and commissioners, Jake will replace K-9 officer Bedo. Bedo has been on the job 16 years and is retiring, according to his handler, officer Tom Hicks. Jake is a 14-month-old …

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Trooper dies following shooting

Police officers and other first responders are in mourning following Monday’s shooting death of a Michigan State Police Trooper in Ludington. The Michigan State Police say Paul Butterfield died late Monday night during emergency surgery, after he was shot during a traffic stop. A man and woman exchanged gunfire with Butterfield during the stop. The pair fled but were captured …

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