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  • UPDATE: Deadly Shooting In Niles Township - August 16, 2017 at 9:53 pm

    In an update to a story WHFB has continued to follow, on Sunday, August 13th just before 6pm officers were called to the residence on the 1400 block of Lawndale Avenue in Niles Township for a possible shooting.  Upon arrival officers discovered that 55 year old Carla Jean Lewis had been shot and was pronounced dead at the scene.  An autopsy performed Monday morning revealed 5 gunshot wounds including one to the head which Read more…

  • Shooting Investigation in Benton Harbor - August 16, 2017 at 9:47 pm

    Tuesday, just before noon, Officers were dispatched to the River Terrace apartment complex in the City of Benton Harbor to investigate a call of a shooting. BHDPS officers responded and found a 32 year old man had been severely wounded by gunfire. The man was taken to Lakeland Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The 32 year old male was from Benton Harbor. Officers are following several leads and have questioned several Read more…

  • Rare Solar Eclipse Update - August 16, 2017 at 4:26 am

    On August 21st, much of the U.S. will experience a rare solar eclipse. While this is a rare opportunity, it can be very dangerous to stare directly at the sun during an eclipse, possibly resulting in vision damage. The eclipse will take place in the early afternoon in Indiana, and in some cases during bus departure. Although Indiana is not on the Path of Totality (the 70 mile wide track Read more…

  • UPDATE on a Homicide that occurred August 13th in Niles Township - August 16, 2017 at 4:22 am

    In regards to a homicide that occurred on August 13th, John Benton Lewis is being held in the Berrien County Jail on the charge of Homicide stemming from the incident in Niles Township. No further information regarding his charges is available at this time as the investigation continues. Police are still asking for assistance in locating the victim’s vehicle which is a 2008 Mazda CX-9 with MI Registration (CMY 3721). Read more…

  • Four Individuals Charged with Drug and Human Trafficking - August 15, 2017 at 9:20 pm

    Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced yesterday the arrest of four individuals charged with multiple crimes in connection with an opioid drug and human trafficking operation being run in Warren, Madison Heights, and Southfield. This case stems from a coordinated effort between Schuette’s newly formed opioid trafficking unit and existing human trafficking unit, in conjunction with the FBI Oakland County Gang and Violent Crimes task force. A criminal charge is Read more…


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