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  • Plainfield Twp. board’s resolution for water contamination falls short for residents

    PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Residents of Plainfield Township gathered for a monthly town hall meeting Monday, and things started out much differently than they usually do. After a closed meeting with its attorney, the township board passed a resolution to authorize spending $400,000 on a water plant filter to remove PFAS, contaminants that may potentially cause cancer. The township’s attorney says they’re doing this to ease people’s minds, even though they say there’s no problem in the first place, despite […]

  • Woman donates kidney to stranger after seeing Facebook post

    SOUTHINGTON, Ohio –A woman living in the small town of Southington, Ohio donated her kidney to a stranger after seeing his post seeking a donor on Facebook. She donated the kidney to a 25-year-old man, according to WJW. “When I read it, I just felt I wanted to do it,” said Lesley Tietz. Tietz and her family live about a mile from Joe Dorsey, but the two didn’t meet until after his GoFundMe post was shared on Facebook. Dorsey found […]

  • Roy Moore’s campaign spokesman resigns

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore’s campaign spokesman has resigned. Campaign chairman Bill Armistead says John Rogers has resigned as communications director. Armistead says the campaign appreciated “his valuable contributions to our team.” Hannah Ford, the deputy campaign manager, is taking over press duties. Rogers confirmed to the Associated Press that he has resigned. Moore’s campaign has been hit with accusations that Moore, as a deputy district attorney in his 30s, sexually assaulted or molested two teens and […]

  • GUILTY: Jeffrey Willis convicted of murder of Rebekah Bletsch

    MUSKEGON, Mich. – A Muskegon County jury has convicted Jeffrey Willis in the June 2014 murder of Rebekah Bletsch. Willis was found guilty Thursday of first-degree murder and felony firearms. Willis is also charged in the murder and disappearance of Jessica Heeringa in 2013 and an abduction attempt of a teen in 2016. Those trials have not yet taken place. The Rebekah Bletsch trial lasted almost three weeks.  The jury deliberated for just over an hour after closing arguments Thursday. […]

  • Portage Police say body found in Allegan Co. is missing woman Theresa Lockhart

    PORTAGE, Mich. – Police say that the body found in Allegan County Tuesday has been identified as missing Portage woman Theresa Lockhart. Lockhart had been missing since May.  Her husband Christopher Lockhart was named a person of interest after police say he wasn’t cooperating with the investigation. On Tuesday, Christopher was found dead at his home in the 10000 block of Poplar Bluff in Portage.  Police confirmed during a Wednesday press conference that he hanged himself. Authorities also said during […]

  • Man faces arson charges in string of SW Michigan fires

    VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. — A 40-year-old man is facing several arson charges in a string of fires in Van Buren and Berrien counties. Kyle David Norden, of Hartford, was charged Monday with six counts of arson. The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office says he admitted to lighting five fires in Van Buren County and two in Berrien County. The fires happened between Sept. 29 and Oct. 20 in Bangor, Hartford, Keeler and Watervliet townships.  Authorities say abandoned residences and […]

  • Coldwater dealership latest in string of West Michigan tire thefts

    COLDWATER, Mich. — Michigan State Police are investigating a string of tire thefts at West Michigan car dealerships, including one this week in Coldwater. Police say there have been a handful of thefts across West Michigan since June, and that there may be just one group responsible for them all. “It’s somebody who’s definitely done this before and knows what they’re doing,” said Michael Evon, a sales professional at Royal Chevrolet in Coldwater. Employees at Royal Chevrolet say thieves came […]

  • Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda push for state minimum wage increase in Kalamazoo

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Lily Tomlin. She’s a Tony Award winner, Grammy Award winner and has a couple Emmy’s to her name. However before all the accolades and limelight, she was a waitress. “What an irony,” said Tomlin remembering her days as a waitress. “Here we are surrounded by food and many of us find ourselves on food stamps.” The Detroit-native spoke to a packed room at the Arcus Center at Kalamazoo College Tuesday afternoon. She and Grace and Frankie co-star […]

  • Trump administration to share records about Mar-a-Lago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump made seven trips to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida earlier this year, and the public might soon get a look at who else was there with him. The Department of Homeland Security has agreed to hand over records related to the property’s visitors in September. The move comes in response to a lawsuit filed by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, the National Security Archive and the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia […]