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Vehicle windows damaged

State troopers are investigating a malicious-destruction-of-property incident that took place earlier this month at various locations in Branch County. Investigators said several vehicle windows were damaged between sundown Oct. 18 and sunrise Oct. 19 in the city of Coldwater, city of Bronson, Matteson Township and Batavia Township. Some of the vehicles were egged in addition to the damage to their …

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Sephora and Sophia

We are cute kittens, four months old both females.  I am Sephora the tiger.  And I am Sophia, a gray, We were checking out the Halloween display.  We will need our Spay surgery.  We are playful and ready for our own homes.  My docket number is 46895 Sephora – a tiger and 46896 Sophie a gray, at the St. Joseph …

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New location for Community Coffee

The fifth and final “Community Coffee,” where voters can ask questions about the upcoming ballot proposal to support Career and Technical Education in St. Joseph County, has changed locations. Monday’s event will now be held at Centre Hub, 140 W. Main St. in Centreville. The event starts at 7 a.m. Superintendents, administrators, and teachers from local school districts and the …

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Two-vehicle crash in Sturgis

There were no injuries as a result of a two-vehicle crash Monday in Sturgis. The incident occurred just after 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of Michigan Avenue and Cottage Street. Police said one of the drivers failed to yield right-of-way at the stop sign at Cottage Street. The Cottage Street motorist drove into the intersection, where the vehicle collided with …

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Trailer stolen in Coldwater

State troopers are investigating the theft of a 17-foot camper trailer from Haylett Auto in Coldwater. The incident occurred between 4 and 4:50 a.m. Tuesday. Authorities said the suspects took the trailer from a storage area on Lott Road and U.S. 12. After pulling onto Lott Road and traveling east, the trailer broke loose from the hitch of the towing …

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Coldwater man facing murder charge

A Coldwater man charged with second-degree murder and assault with intent to cause harm less than murder is in police custody. State police said Chad Danbury, 42, faced charges following a June 2018 incident in which 36-year-old Grant Morrison died at a Branch County residence. The situation occurred just after midnight June 3 last year in the 400 block of …

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Firewood theft in Fawn River Township

State police troopers are investigating larceny of firewood that took place last weekend in Fawn River Township. Law-enforcement officials were called Sunday to the 71000 block of Bauman Road in response to the victim’s complaint. The suspects were driving a newer model black Jeep Cherokee with an Indiana license plate beginning with the letters “TK.” The homeowner observed the vehicle …

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Marcellus woman injured in Cass County crash

A Marcellus woman was injured after the car she was driving went off the roadway earlier this week. Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies were called shortly after 4:30 p.m. Monday to Hathaway Road near Church Street in response to a personal-injury crash. Investigators said 30-year-old Donna Wright was driving north on Hathaway when she moved toward the shoulder of the …

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Two arrested in Sturgis

Two people were arrested on drug-related offenses in Sturgis this week. According to a Sturgis Police Department media release, officers responded around 8 a.m. Tuesday to what was reported as a suspicious situation in the 1200 block of East Chicago Road. During their investigation, officers discovered methamphetamine and a large amount of marijuana. In addition, both subjects involved had valid …

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K-Wings fall to Walleye in OT

The school bell rang early for the Kalamazoo Wings (3-1-1-0) on Tuesday morning as they hosted the Toledo Walleye (4-1-0-0) on Education Day.  The game started at 10:30 a.m. Students from all over Southwest Michigan were a part of the capacity crowd of 5,220, including students from schools such as Cassopolis, Marcellus, Centreville and Constantine. K-Wings defenseman Matt VanVoorhis, who …

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