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  • Apartment fire causes damage, evacuations - May 27, 2015 at 2:07 am

    Fire Departments and Police were called to an apartment complex fire at the Oakview Estates Apartments in New Buffalo Twp. On arrival officers assisted with an evacuation of 16 apartments. Fire Departments from New Buffalo Township, New Buffalo City, and Chikaming Township were able to contain the fire to one apartment on the upper level. It appears the fire started in the kitchen area and spread throughout the apartment causing Read more…

  • Crime Stoppers crime of the week - May 27, 2015 at 2:06 am

    The crime of the week comes from the files of the Berrien County Narcotics Unit. The Berrien Co. Narcotics Unit is requesting the public to report any information on heroin traffickers or drug houses throughout the Berrien County area due to an influx of heroin activity. Crime Stoppers wants persons responsible for trafficking heroin and will pay up to $1,000 for information leading to their arrest. Submit an anonymous tip Read more…

  • Michigan DNR, MDARD confirm deer tests positive for CWD disease - May 27, 2015 at 2:06 am

    The Michigan departments of Natural Resources (DNR) and Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) today confirmed that a free-ranging deer in Meridian Township (Ingham County) has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD), a fatal neurological disease that affects white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk and moose. This is the first time the disease has been found in Michigan’s free-ranging deer population. In 2008 a white-tailed deer from a privately owned cervid Read more…

  • Stretch of Northbound M-139 will be closed starting today - May 27, 2015 at 12:49 am

    Northbound M-139 will be closed for water and sewer line installation between Sunset Drive and Lemon Creek Road in Berrien Springs, Berrien County, from Wednesday, May 27, through Wednesday, June 17. The detour for northbound M-139 will be posted on westbound Ferry Street/Snow Road, northbound US-31 to M-139 Exit 15A and 15B.

  • Niles Rd repaving work causing lane closures - May 27, 2015 at 12:49 am

    A repaving project on Niles Road south of St. Joseph will continue on a 1.6 mile stretch of M-63 from I-94 south to M-139. The road has been torn up in the four-thousand block with potholes in the past several months. There will be some lane closures during the day with flag control by MDOT, but the road will remain open.


News From Around The World

  • Engine Photos Land Spirit Airlines Flight Attendant in Controversy

    iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — A Spirit Airlines flight attendant found herself in the middle of a controversy after passengers spotted her posing for photos inside a jet engine. A passenger saw stewardess Ericka Paige Diehl posing for the photos while passengers boarded a Spirit Airlines flight at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. The passenger took down the flight attendant’s name and contacted ABC News station WLS-TV, asking if the photo was part Read more…

  • Amazon Gets FAA Approval to Test Delivery Drones, But There’s a Catch

    iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Amazon’s dream of drone delivery has been cleared for testing by the Federal Aviation Administration, however the small victory for the retailer comes with plenty of restrictions. The FAA issued an experimental airworthiness certificate to Amazon on Thursday that will allow the company to begin testing its fleet of delivery drones outdoors. Amazon had previously been testing them inside its Washington facility. Under the new ruling, Amazon will Read more…

  • Ramadi Fell to ISIS Fighters Even Though They Were ‘Vastly Outnumbered’ by Iraqi Troops

    zabelin/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The city of Ramadi is controlled by “hundreds” of ISIS fighters who were able to seize the city after Iraqi military commanders ordered the withdrawal of several thousand Iraqi troops from the city. That’s according to a U.S. official who also confirmed that the withdrawal of Iraqi troops from Ramadi may have been prompted by the unexplained pullout of the elite Iraqi counterterrorism force based in the city. Read more…

  • Sen. Bernie Sanders Kicks Off Presidential Campaign

    ABC News(BURLINGTON, Vt.) — The longest-serving Independent senator in U.S. history, Bernie Sanders of Vermont, kicked-off his presidential campaign for the Democratic nomination Tuesday with a colorful and lively event in Burlington. With blue-grass music, tie-dye and free ice cream, the afternoon event felt half like a summer festival and half like a political rally. A self-identified “Democratic Socialist,” Sanders is known on Capitol Hill for speaking about income inequality Read more…

  • Nick Cannon Says "America’s Got Talent" Gets ‘Extreme’ for Its 10th Season

    Eric Liebowitz/NBC(NEW YORK) — The 10th anniversary season of NBC’s America’s Got Talent gets under way Tuesday night, and host Nick Cannon says this time around, you’ll definitely see things you haven’t seen before. “I definitely say this each and every season, that this is the biggest and best season, but I’m so telling the truth about season 10 because this is the most extreme season,” he tells ABC Radio while makig the promotial Read more…