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Vehicle pursuit through county ends with two arrests
A South Haven man and a Bangor woman, each wanted on multiple felony warrants and warrants, respectively, now face additional charges after they led authorities on a vehicle pursuit through Lawrence, Hartford and Arlington townships, Thursday afternoon, Sept. 21, according to a press release from the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office.
Student brings gun to John Glenn High School in Bangor Township
BANGOR TWP, MI — A Bangor Township high school was briefly placed in secure mode after a student showed up with a gun. About 7:49 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 28, a student at John Glenn High School alerted authorities and school resource officer Deputy Dustin Box that a classmate had brought a gun to school. Additional deputies responded to the school at 3201 Kiesel Road. Both the high school and middle school were placed in secure mode.
2007 murder case in Southwest Michigan gets new spotlight on true crime TV show
A brutal 2007 murder case in Southwest Michigan will be the focus of an episode on Investigation Discovery’s “Crime Scene Confidential” on Wednesday night.
Is This Michigan’s Earliest Recorded Murder?
Halloween approaches and thoughts of the dark and demented begin to creep into our minds. As fun as the spooky holiday is and can be, it can spark to mind some of the most disturbing aspects of our lives. Unfortunately, murder is a part of everyday life, not just in...
These benton harbor, MI based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around benton harbor.
Glendale business break-in reported
GLENDALE – The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying two suspects from a break-in, reported early morning, Sept. 22, at Glendale Grocery, 41963 M-43. Van Buren County Sheriff Daniel Abbott reported that the two unknown subjects broke into the grocery store, located at the intersection of M-43 and County Road 665 at approximately 3:15 a.m. and took approximately $4,000 in merchandise and fled the scene. Deputies are asking anyone who may recognize the subjects or their clothing to reach out to the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office with information.
Sheriff’s office issues citations to drivers in road construction project
PINE GROVE TWP. – Van Buren County Sheriff Daniel Abbott reported that the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Van Buren County Road Commission regarding a construction project on County Road 388 in Pine Grove Township between 26 th Street and 29 th Street. Road...
New Signage Appears as South Haven Prepares to Open First Social District
A long-debated topic among residents, South Haven city council members voted and approved the city's first social district last December. Now, just under a year later and the signs have gone up in preparation for the new policy. Do you know the rules?. What's a Social District?. First, what does...
Sheriff’s office shows off new canine
PAW PAW – Van Buren County Sheriff Daniel Abbott has announced the newest addition to the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office. K-9 Jett will be partnered with Van Buren County Sheriff’s Deputy Devin Krogel. K-9 Jett is a 14-month half-German Shepard and half-Belgian Malinois. K-9 Jett received his name after Van Buren County Sheriff’s Deputy James Allen Lear, who tragically passed away Dec. 10, 2021. “Deputy Lear earned the nickname of “Jett” and when there was a task to be completed, he would “Jet” out of the office without hesitation,” said Sheriff Abbott.
Expungement event in Benton Harbor helps hundreds
BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (WNDU) - Hundreds of people lined up in Benton Harbor on Wednesday for a chance at a fresh start. The Black and Brown Cannabis Guild put on an expungement event so people could get criminal convictions cleared from their public record. The group has been holding these events for the past five years.
Rabid bat reported in Lawton
LAWRENCE – A rabid bat has been identified in Van Buren County. The bat was collected from a home in Lawton, according to a press release from the Van Buren Cass District Health Department (VBCDHD). This is the first case of rabies in an animal in Van Buren County...
One person taken to hospital after three car crash
One person was taken to the hospital after a two car crash in Cass County Michigan. It happened on Tuesday, Sep. 26 afternoon west of M-60 and Leet Road in Howard Township. Police say that a 61-year-old Cassopolis person was trying to turn into a driveway on M-60. A 70-year-old...
Berrien Springs man reunited with class ring decades after it went missing
BERRIEN SPRINGS, Mich. (WNDU) - A class ring is back home with its owner in Berrien Springs after being lost for more than two decades. Despite belonging to Berrien Springs alum John Leath, the ring was found by a woman hundreds of miles away. Leath had asked his aunt to...
Boy, 15, dead after shooting on Brunson Avenue in Benton Harbor
A 15-year-old boy died after a shooting in Benton Harbor. It happened around 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sep. 23, in the 300 block of Brunson Avenue. The teen attended Benton Harbor High School. He died at the hospital. Few details about the shooting have been released. Police are calling it...
Silver Beach hosting public meeting on proposed playground
BERRIEN COUNTY, Mich. (WNDU) - Some new developments could be coming to Silver Beach County Park, but planners want to get public feedback first!. An open house is planned for Thursday, Sept. 28, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. near the Silver Beach playground. Attendees will get the chance to see the proposed concepts from organizers.
Transformation beyond Imagination project underway in Benton Harbor
BENTON HARBOR, Mich - The Empire Ave corridor is alive today, but the Benton Harbor community development corporation wants to take it one step further. Their vision is to make it a thriving commercial district where residents will have access to services like grocery stores, barbershops, and restaurants all within walking distance.
Organization holding expungement fairs for MI expungement week
The Black and Brown Cannabis Guild is holding a series of expungement fairs for Michigan Expungement Week. The fairs are to help residents with any kind of conviction. BBCG Founder Denavvia Mojet says they try to pay for as many elements of the process as possible so the fair can be a one-stop-shop and people can get the results they need.
‘He just reacted’: Man who died trying to save child from drowning gets hero award
SOUTH HAVEN, MI -- It’s been more than a year since Anthony Diehl was visiting the shores of Lake Michigan with his family and made a selfless decision to jump in the rough waters to try to save his 7-year-old nephew. This week, Diehl has been recognized as a...
Passenger hospitalized after domino-effect crash in Cass County
HOWARD TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A passenger remained in the hospital Tuesday night after a three-car crash in Howard Township that afternoon, according to Cass County Sheriff's Office. The crash happened west of the M-60 and Leet Road intersection when a 62-year-old Three Rivers woman didn't yield to traffic and...
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Kittens Today in south haven, MI
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to south haven..