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  • NW Indiana chase ends in Berrien County, new details emerge - March 27, 2015 at 1:20 am

    On Wednesday the Laporte County Sheriff’s Dept. was involved in a pursuit that originated in Laporte,IN. The pursuit went into Berrien County where the suspect vehicle was stopped using a “Pit” maneuver. The 46 year old male was taken into custody. He was the only person in the vehicle. The suspect was taken to Lakeland Hospital for evaluation and released. The suspect was booked at the Berrien County Jail on Read more…

  • Bangor man receives jail time for larceny - March 27, 2015 at 1:19 am

    41 year old Ted Thomas Wesaw of Bangor was sentenced to two months in jail, three years of probation and ordered to pay state fees and restitution for larceny in a building in August in Pavilion Township.

  • Congressman Fred Upton helps to advance Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act - March 27, 2015 at 1:19 am

    Congressman Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, joined by the majority of his House colleagues advanced H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act. This bipartisan legislation will permanently fix the broken Medicare payment formula. It will also strengthen the program in the long term, and extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program, which covers nearly 45,000 children in Michigan (MIChild). Upton helped broker a deal with bipartisan leaders of the House Read more…

  • Lake Michigan College to host 2 job fair/transfer events - March 27, 2015 at 1:18 am

    Lake Michigan College will host a Transfer, Graduate, and Job Fair on Wednesday, April 8, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at its Napier Avenue campus. Colleges will be on hand to answer students’ questions regarding transfer opportunities. Employers will also be available to accept resumes, answer questions, and conduct on-site interviews for those seeking career opportunities. In a related event, the University of Michigan will be at LMC March Read more…

  • Spartans look to make Elite 8 tonight - March 27, 2015 at 1:16 am

    An NCAA Tournament East Regional semifinal at Syracuse on Friday night will see the third-seeded Oklahoma Sooners face the seventh-seeded Michigan State Spartans. The Spartans are one of the tournament’s surprise teams after a 60-54 win over second-seeded Virginia last weekend. They’ve won six of seven, and done it with timely shooting and aggressive defense in making up for a team that lost three of its four top scorers last Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Boston Woman Finally Frees Snow-Bound Car After Two Months

    File photo. iStock/Thinkstock(BOSTON) –  For Boston resident Jillian Tenen, this year’s record-shattering winter proved too much for her 2007 Honda Civic. Tenen’s car became buried on a street corner in her Bay Village neighborhood after the first big snowfall in late January — and remained there as more snow fell, and the plows kept plowing. Boston set a record this winter for the most snow ever. After nearly seven weeks, 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…

  • Iran Nuclear Negotiations – Your Questions Answered

    iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — As the U.S. approaches a deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran, here are some basic facts about the negotiations to keep in mind: What is the deadline? The deadline for a deal between Iran and the P5+1 (U.S., U.K., Russia, China, France + Germany) on a broad technical framework for Iran’s nuclear program is March 31, as established by Secretary of State John Kerry in November when Read more…

  • FBI Now Probing Outgoing Rep. Aaron Schock

    US Congress(SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) — The FBI office in Illinois’ state capital has opened a criminal investigation aimed at Rep. Aaron Schock. Federal prosecutors in Springfield are assisting with the probe, which is looking at whether certain actions by the outgoing congressman violated federal law. Even Schock’s father has acknowledged his son’s ethics troubles might lead to time behind bars. “[It] all depends on what the Department of Justice wants to Read more…

  • Suge Knight’s Bail Set at $25 Million, Producer Collapses After Hearing

    Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) –  The bail hearing for rap mogul Suge Knight took place Friday in Los Angeles and ended with the amount set at the prosecution’s request of $25 million. The Death Row Records co-founder has pleaded not guilty to his charges of alleged murder, attempted murder and hit-and-run stemming from an incident that took place at the end of January in Compton, California. The judge in the Read more…