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Police investigate Sturgis theft

The Michigan State Police are continuing to investigate a breaking and entering that occurred in Sturgis Township last week. Troopers said the incident happened in the early morning hours of Dec. 19 in the 69000 block of Hazel St. Taken from the home were a JBL Bluetooth speaker, a Fitbit brand fitness watch that was still in the box it …

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Injuries in Cass County crash

The Cass County sheriff’s department responded to a two-vehicle accident Christmas Eve that sent three people to the hospital, including a 10-month-old baby. Authorities said Rayvon Collins, 28, of Niles, was traveling westbound on U.S. 12 when he lost control of his vehicle and crossed the center line, hitting Vanessa Vela, 24, of Elkhart, head-on. Three people were taken to …

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Police say child badly mauled by pit bull at Kalamazoo home

Police in Kalamazoo say prosecutors will decide whether anyone will face criminal charges over a pit bull attack that badly injured a child. Emergency crews were called to a home early Saturday after the attack on the child. Police say the child had been dropped off at the house to be watched by a family friend, whose dog mauled the …

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Indiana boy, 13, fatally shot during attempted home invasion

Authorities say a 13-year-old boy was shot and killed during an attempted home invasion in northern Indiana. The St. Joseph County prosecutor’s office says officers responding to reports of gunfire late Tuesday found the teenager at an apartment complex in Mishawka suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Authorities on Wednesday identified the boy as Tyshawn Taylor and said he was …

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Police release name of man who died in crash

State police officials have released the name of a Constantine man who died in a single-vehicle accident last week. Glenn O’Neal Greene Jr., 49, was driving a 2003 Chevy Malibu when it went off the roadway at 4:15 p.m. Saturday on Youngs Prairie Road near New England Road in Constantine Township. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators said …

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Vandalism at Riverside Cemetery

Officers from the Three Rivers Police Department are investigating an act of vandalism that occurred last week at Riverside Cemetery. Sexton Richard Clements said damage to more than 20 headstones took place Wednesday and was discovered the next day. He said stone pillars were toppled, other markers were defaced and even some in-ground limestone markers more than a century old …

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Multiple injuries in buggy crash

Six people were injured after the buggy in which they were riding was struck by a pickup last week in Leonidas Township. Sheriff’s officials said the incident occurred Friday in the 52000 block of Correll Road. Two adults and four children in the buggy were transported to Kalamazoo for treatment of their injuries. The 55-year-old driver of the pickup was …

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Man injured Cass County accident

Cass County emergency crews responded last week to an accident with injuries in Calvin Township. According to a department media release, 50-year-old Thomas Wagers of Vandalia was driving west on Chain Lake Street shortly before 5 p.m. Friday when his vehicle ran off the roadway. The vehicle went into a ditch, struck a driveway embankment and rolled over. Wagers was …

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Police investigate theft from car

Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the theft of a tool bag stolen earlier this month from a Sturgis Township residence. The incident occurred around 1 p.m. Dec. 3 in the 69000 block of Texas Avenue. The victim told authorities someone broke the window of a vehicle parked at the residence and stole the bag. It was described as a black and …

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Toddler critically injured after dog attack in Kalamazoo

A dog attack in a southwestern Michigan home has left a toddler critically injured. Police in Kalamazoo say the child was dropped off at the home and was being watched by a family friend when the attack occurred. The dog belonged to the family friend. Police were called to the home at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday. The child was being …

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