Judge: Michael Lawrence won't receive separate trial from co-defendant in Lay'la Jones homicide case
Michael D. Lawrence will not have a murder trial separate from his co-defendant, a judge ruled Tuesday, Dec. 10. Saginaw County Circuit Judge Darnell Jackson's mid-afternoon ruling led the way for attorneys to begin selecting a jury to decide if Lawrence and Rico A. Saldana are guilty or not guilty of first-degree premeditated murder in the Aug.
Family of seven unharmed after fire in Dowagiac Sunday night
Winds from last night's storm complicated firefighters' efforts to battle a fire in Dowagiac Sunday night and into Monday morning.