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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.
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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.

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...

Man sought in Portage murder arrested in Kalamazoo

KALAMAZOO MI (WKZO AM/FM) – A manhunt for a man wanted in connection with the murder of a retired Portage dentist ended Saturday. 56-year-old Scott Sterffy was arrested in Kalamazoo after a national search. Sterffy faces an open murder charge in the death of his father, 82-year-old Dr. Thomas Aye.
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Man charged with murder in shooting at Battle Creek apts

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (WOOD) — A man has been charged with murder in the Wednesday morning shooting at a Battle Creek apartment complex that left one man dead. Lansing Hodges, 29, was arraigned Friday on a count of open murder, assault with intent to commit murder and three weapons charges.
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Police arrest son of Portage dentist, ending multi-state manhunt

PORTAGE, Mich. — Portage police officers reported the arrest of Scott Sterffy on Saturday, ending a search that spanned from Kalamazoo to Chicago and Seattle. According to a written statement, police from the Portage Department of Public Safety, along with the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety and the Kalamazoo County Sheriff's office, arrested Sterffy in Kalamazoo.