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Kalamazoo County – Woman shot to death in home; 75-year-old man arrested

A 75-year-old man has been arrested after a 74-year-old woman was shot to death in their southwestern Michigan home. Kalamazoo County sheriff’s officials say the woman was found wounded early Monday morning in Texas Township, south of Grand Rapids. She later was pronounced dead. Officials say the man police arrested was the only other person at the home at the …

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Police search for armed robbery suspect

An employee at South Main Shell in Three Rivers was assaulted during an armed robbery early Friday. Police said a man hit the clerk with a handgun during the robbery, which occurred around 2 a.m. An undetermined amount of merchandise was stolen. Police have recovered a mask and gun used in the robbery. Those items were found by a police …

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Minor injuries in Cass County crash

The Cass County Sheriff ’s Department is investigating a single-vehicle crash that occurred around 10 p.m. Tuesday on Calvin Center Road. Richard Farkas, 55, of Edwardsburg, told deputies he tried to avoid hitting an animal. That caused him to drive off the road, cross back over the center line before overturning in a ditch on the west side of the …

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Search warrant leads to arrest

One person was arrested on drug-related charges this week following an investigation by members of the St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit. Agency officials said the unit on Wednesday served a search warrant in the 15000 block of Millard Road in Fabius Township. Investigators had received information about an individual with outstanding warrants who was alleged to also be manufacturing …

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Man sentenced to life in prison in slaying of 2-year-old son

A western Michigan man will spend the rest of his life in prison in the slaying of his 2-year-old son. WOOD-TV and the Kalamazoo Gazette report that 41-year-old Brian Roberts of Kalamazoo was sentenced Monday. He was convicted earlier this month of first-degree murder and child abuse in the death of Nehemiah Dodd. Kalamazoo officers found Nehemiah unconscious Dec. 31, …

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Search warrant results in arrests

Investigators from the St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit executed a search warrant Monday in the village of Colon. While conducting parole- and probation-compliance checks with agents of the Michigan Department of Corrections, SCAN officers obtained probable cause for a search warrant on a residence in the 400 block of Burr Oak Road. After the execution of the search warrant, …

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