Tuesday Dec 17
Dowagiac man hurt when car slides off Gage Street, hits tree
A 52-yar-old Dowagiac man suffered minor injuries Monday when the vehicle he was riding in slid off the road and hit a tree.
Dowagiac man convicted of assault, witness retaliation
A 20-year-old Dowagiac man is facing up to 15 years in prison after being convicted of beating and kicking a witness in a home invasion case, with additional time added on because this is not his first assault conviction.
Dowagiac man arrested in connection with string of break-ins
A Dowagiac man has been arrested in connection with a rash of break-ins in the Twin Lakes area of Cass County.
Niles woman hurt when she drives off roadway, strikes tree
Sunshine Berkey, of Niles, was driving east on Lakeshore Drive when she ran her vehicle off the roadway and struck a tree, according to a Cass County Sheriff's Office press release.
Dowagiac teen, 15, killed in crash while riding with 16-year-old brother
A pair of Cass County teenage siblings were involved in a fatal crash Tuesday morning that put the sixteen-year-old driver in the hospital and claimed the life of his younger sister.
Northern Michigan News
Girl, 15, dies in crash on snowy Cass County road
The death Wednesday of Rebecca Walker of Dowagiac raises to at three the number of people killed on Michigan roads this week because of a pre-winter snowstorm.
WSJM-AM Saint Joseph
Crash Kills 15-Year-Old Dowagiac Girl
A weather-related crash has claimed the life of a 15-year-old Dowagiac girl. The Cass County Sheriff's Department tells us Rebecca Walker was a passenger in a car driven by her 16-year-old brother when he lost control just after 7 a.m. Wednesday on M-51 south of Dowagiac.
Former sheriff's deputy gets probation for insurance fraud scheme in Cass County
Steven Thomas Keene, 48, of Dowagiac, received his sentence during a hearing before Kalamazoo County Circuit Judge Alexander C. Lipsey.