Portage Newswire (Page 9)

Portage Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Portage, MI. (Page 9)

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  1. 3 arrests made after chase in Battle CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... car, police say someone from the rear seat jumped out with a handgun on his waist. That suspect - a 25-year-old from Portage - was caught at the Knights Inn Hotel on Capital Ave. The other two people in the car were arrested at gunpoint. The driver ...

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  2. Dash-cam video shows woman driving wrong way on I-94Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... down greatly by the time his vehicle was approaching her." The driver, identified as 63-year-old Toni Buller of Portage, came to a complete stop only a few feet away from the trooper's patrol car. Upon arrival, Lt. Hinz said police noticed that she ...

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  3. Road closures and lane restrictions to impact Portage area residents on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    You may have to find an alternate route if you're traveling the through the Portage area on while crews work to repair a water main break on Wednesday. Starting at 8 a.m., Winter Forest Drive will be closed at Romence Road.

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  4. This Little Piggy Went To Home Depot When His Fence Was Blown DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Neatorama

    Pigs look like carefree critters when they're laying around in their sty or wallowing in the mud, but they're only super chill when they know they're protected from the big bad wolves by a fence or a wall. So when 60 mph winds knocked down Hamlet the pig's protective fence he did the only logical thing to keep himself safe- he went down to his local Home Depot store in Portage, Michigan to look for some help.

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  5. MI Senate passes Vietnam Veterans Day resolution after girla s requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | WOODTV.com

    March 29, 2017, is now officially Vietnam Veterans Day in the state of Michigan, after an 11-year-old girl asked her state senator to pass a resolution. Alice Kraatz brought to the attention of Sen. Margaret O'Brien, R-Portage, that Michigan was one of only eight states that had not recognized Vietnam Veterans Day by resolution or legislation.

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  6. Missing Portage man foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | MLive.com

    The missing man was located walking on South Westnedge Avenue near Whites Road at approximately 7:50 a.m. March 29. He has been returned to his family.

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  7. Portage police search for missing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | MLive.com

    ... has blonde and brown spiked hair. Authorities ask anyone with information regarding Loomis's whereabouts to call the Portage Department of Public Safety at 269-329-4567 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100.

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  8. Missing person in PortageWednesday, March 29PORTAGE (Wkzo Am/FM) --...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    Portage authorities need your help to find an autistic man who is missing. 20-year-old Joseph Loomis was last seen in the 7800 block of Kingston Drive at about 7:30 Tuesday evening.

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  9. Portage police seek 20-year-old with autismRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | WOODTV.com

    The Portage Department of Public Safety says Joseph Loomis was last seen around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 7800 block of Kingston Drive, north of E Centre Avenue. He is about 5-foot-9 and 160 pounds with blonde and brown hair, which police described as "spikey."

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  10. Fifth location for Water Street Coffee Joint will be drive-thru onlyRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2017 | MLive.com

    ... and its first location on the southeast side of Kalamazoo. Water Street's 2-year-old location on Centre Avenue in Portage was its first to have drive-thru capability. Water Street's original location is 315 E. Water St. in downtown Kalamazoo. It was ...

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  11. $100,000 fire in Portage Tuesday, March 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    Firefighters in Portage are estimating the damage to a home at $100,000 after a fire that was reported late Monday night on the city's northwest side. Fire crews were dispatched to 3540 Westcove Drive at about 11:20 and the first crews on the scene were confronted by heavy smoke and flames coming from the attached garage and a portion of the home.

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  12. Garage destroyed in residential fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The Portage Fire Marshal is investigating a fire that occurred at a home in Portage causing around $100,000 in damages. Personnel were dispatched to 3540 Westcove Drive around 11:20 p.m. on March 27. Heavy fire and smoke was showing in the garage and part of the home when crews arrived, according the Portage Department of Public Safety.

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  13. Classmates remember Michigan teen killed in Hanover crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | NBC12

    ... off the right side of the road, struck a sign, and hit a tree. The high school senior was on the wrestling team at Portage Central High School in Portage, Michigan. A fellow senior at Portage Central High School, Michael Starbuck, saw a need for the ...

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  14. Funeral arrangements set for Portage teen killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Visitation for Dante V. Latora, 17, will be at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 1150 W. Centre Avenue in Portage on Tuesday, March 28 from 2-4 p.m. and again from 6-8 p.m. His funeral is set for Wednesday at 12 p.m. at Langeland Funeral Homes, 411 East Centre Avenue in Portage, with visitation starting at 11 a.m. Latora, a senior at Portage Central High School, was killed in an accident on Interstate 95 south in Hanover, Virginia on Thursday morning. His family and friends say he was an exceptionally gifted student, excelling academically and even on the national wrestling level.

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  15. Firefighter injured battling blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    A Portage firefighter had to be treated for a minor injury after battling a stubborn attic fire at a home at 7905 Engel Court Friday afternoon.'

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  16. Missing Wyoming man spotted in Kalamazoo areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | MLive.com

    Police are seeking help find a missing 75-year-old man who was spotted early Friday, March 24, in Portage. Jose O. Sanchez, who is in the early stages of dementia, left his Wyoming home around 9 a.m. Thursday for work but did not show up.

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  17. Man missing from Wyoming; may have been spotted in PortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... work. His employer says that he never arrived. Sanchez was spotted early Friday morning at the Shell gas station in Portage, on Portage Road and I-94. People who saw him describe him as being disoriented or possibly intoxicated. Sanchez left the gas ...

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  18. It's time to expand transparency in Lansing as House passes open records billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | MLive.com

    Brandt Iden, R-Oshtemo, represents the 61st Michigan House District, which encompasses the city of Portage as well as Oshtemo, Prairie Ronde, Schoolcraft and Texas townships. If you have a guest column to share, email Opinion Curator Dan Hawkins .

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  19. Portage teen killed in crash in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Dante V. Latora, 17, of Portage, Michigan, was killed in an accident on Interstate 95 south in Hanover on Thursday morning. The crash occurred in the southbound lanes, just south of Route 54 , at about 12 a.m. "A 2012 Chevrolet was traveling south on Interstate 95 when it ran off the road to the right striking a sign and then hitting a tree," a Virginia State Police spokesperson said.

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  20. Portage Central High School student killed in car crash in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | MLive.com

    A Portage Central High School student was killed in a single-car crash in Virginia early Thursday morning, March 23, police said. Dante Latora, 17, was visiting Hanover County, Virginia when the crash occurred, said Sgt.

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