Van Buren County, MIWOOD

Registered sex offender faces child porn charges

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A registered sex offender from Van Buren County faces federal child pornography charges. Brian Christopher Null, of Lawton, was arrested Monday and charged with the production of child pornography in U.S. District Court for Western District of Michigan, according to federal court documents. The child...
Battle Creek, MIgo955.com

Tenant rescued during Sunday morning apartment fire in Battle Creek

BATTLE CREEK, MI (WKZO AM/FM) — An early morning fire at an apartment in Battle Creek Sunday is believed to be related to an electrical problem. Firefighters were called to Williamsburg Apartments on Wagner Dr. just before 2:00 a.m.. Smoke was pouring out of a second-story window. Ladders were deployed to help crews put out the flames.
Wayland, MIPosted by
Wayland (MI) Weather Channel

4-Day Weather Forecast For Wayland

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Wayland: Monday, August 2: Mostly sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Tuesday, August 3: Mostly sunny then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while slight chance of rain showers then mostly clear overnight; Wednesday, August
Portage, MIPosted by

Nationwide Manhunt Finds Murdered Dentist’s Suspect Son Just 8 Miles From the Scene

A Michigan man was arrested on murder charges Saturday, a day after Kalamazoo County officials charged him in the death earlier this week of his dentist father. Thomas Aye, 82, was found dead at his Portage home by a daughter on Sunday, and police said they found suspicious evidence at the scene as well as indications of violence inside the home. An autopsy named homicide as the cause of death on Tuesday, News Channel 3 reported.
Kalamazoo, MIWWMT

Traffic alert: I-94 Business Loop construction starts Monday

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — The Michigan Department of Transportation started repairing the I-94 Business Loop bridge over Portage Creek in downtown Kalamazoo on Monday morning. The $412,000 investment included plans for concrete end block replacement, deck patching, substructure repair, joint replacement, new guardrails, and approach work. According to MDOT, the project...
Kalamazoo, MIWOOD

Man accused of father’s murder claims innocence

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — A man accused of murdering his father on Monday denied killing anyone. “These are terrible lies,” Scott Sterffy, 56, told a judge at arraignment, appearing in court via video. “I’ve never mutilated a body in my entire life. I’ve never killed anybody.”. He was charged with...
Michigan StateWWMT

What's on the West Michigan ballots for Aug. 3 election

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Voters across West Michigan will head to the ballot box to make decisions on local proposals and races. To follow the results, visit the News Channel 3 Election Results page. Allegan County. Allegan County will see two school tax proposals, a cemetery millage renewal and a library...
Portage, MIWWMT

Portage man to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro to benefit childhood education

PORTAGE, Mich. — A Portage man and his family were training to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest mountain in Africa, to raise money that would benefit childhood education. Ash Goel, senior vice president for information technology at Bronson Healthcare, had been training daily for the past six months. During weekdays,...
Portage, MIwkzo.com

Son of murdered Portage dentist arrested in Kalamazoo Saturday

PORTAGE, MI (WKZO AM/FM) – The son of a retired dentist who was murdered in his Portage home has been captured. Scott Sterffy had been the focus of a national manhunt. He was arrested in Kalamazoo Saturday, but Portage police released no further information. The Kalamazoo County Prosecutor’s Office issued...