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  • Update On Incident That Occurred at Eau Claire High School on September 7th, Subject Wanted - September 24, 2018 at 9:03 pm

    The investigation of this incident has led to a report being submitted to the Berrien County Prosecutors Office and the charge of False Reporting of a Felony being authorized against 32 year old Justin Alen Bashore, whose last known address in Niles. There is evidence to believe that Justin Bashore placed the call to the Berrien County Public Safety Dispatch Center stating that a male subject was in the school Read more…

  • Incident Involving Suicidal Subject Ends Peacefully In St. Joseph - September 24, 2018 at 9:03 pm

    On Monday at 5 P.M. officers received information that a 66 year old resident in the 2800 block of Willa was suicidal and made threatening statements.  The Berrien County Sheriff Department hostage negotiating team attempted to communicate with the subject. After not being able to make contact with the subject, the Berrien County Sheriff Department and the St. Joseph Public Safety Officers approached the residence.  As the Berrien County Sheriff Read more…

  • Niles Students to Participate in Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) Simulation - September 24, 2018 at 11:15 am

    Niles students will have the opportunity to gain real world crisis experience by participating in a mass casualty incident (MCI) simulation put on by The Lakeland Hospital Niles on Tuesday, September 25 at the Niles Lakeland Hospital parking lot from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The Lakeland Hospital Niles conducts various potential emergency simulations that could affect the demands of the hospital’s services and its ability to facilitate care. Niles Read more…

  • Berrien County Register of Deeds Selection - September 24, 2018 at 11:12 am

    The Register of Deeds Appointment Committee announces it has appointed Lora Freehling, of Stevensville, Michigan, to the position of Berrien County Register of Deeds in a unanimous decision. The Committee comprised of the Presiding Probate Judge, Mabel J. Mayfield, County Clerk, Sharon Tyler, and Prosecuting Attorney, Michael Sepic, is authorized by statute to fill the vacancy left by the untimely death of Lori Jarvis.  The appointment is for the remainder Read more…

  • Berrien County Treasurer Partners with Van Buren County Treasurer to continue assisting in homestead review process - September 24, 2018 at 10:51 am

    For the past 6 years Berrien County and Van Buren County have had an inter local agreement for Berrien County Treasurers office to assist Van Buren County Treasurer office examine potential fraudulent homestead claims.  During this time millions of dollars have been returned to public education for school in Van Buren County. With the success of the program both Berrien County Treasurer Bret Witkowski and Van Buren Treasurer Karen Mc Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Woman Cosby convicted of sexually assaulting wants ‘justice as the court sees fit’

    Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images(NORRISTOWN, Pa.) — A sentencing hearing for comedian Bill Cosby began Monday as women who said he drugged and physically took advantage of them, including one whom he was convicted of sexually assaulting, filled a Pennsylvania courtroom to watch the first major-celebrity punishment in the #MeToo era. Andrea Constand, the primary accuser who testified at both of Cosby’s trials, including the one that ended in a mistrial last Read more…

  • Trump preparing for 2nd summit with Kim despite little nuclear progress

    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — President Donald Trump is preparing for his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, he said on Monday while meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. While critics have warned against holding another meeting when North Korea has taken no meaningful steps toward dismantling its nuclear arsenal, Trump had nothing but praise for Kim, and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defended the potential sit-down Read more…