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  1. CEO reveals list of Gander Mountain stores reopeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 5 | WOODTV.com

    A file photo of a store for the Minnesota-based Gander Mountain. PORTAGE, Mich. - A former Gander Mountain store in the Kalamazoo area will soon reopen under a new name and new ownership.

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  2. Driver critically injured in US-131 crash in PortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 22 | WOODTV.com

    Investigators are trying to determine what led to a one-vehicle crash on US-131 that critically injured a man. Police have identified the driver as a 38-year-old Schoolcraft resident, who had to be cut out of his vehicle and taken to Bronson Methodist Hospital with critical injuries and is listed in serious condition.

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  3. Autopsy: Theresa Lockhart likely choked to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | WOODTV.com

    A missing Portage teacher later found dead in Allegan County was likely choked to death, a medical examiner has concluded. The Oct. 25 autopsy results for 44-year-old Theresa Lockhart support information her husband left in a confession letter before his apparent suicide.

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  4. Cyclists, drivers weigh in on safety at town hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | WOODTV.com

    State lawmakers from Portage hosted a town hall Monday to get feedback from constituents about legislation affecting cars and bicycles. Your life isn't a one size fits all situation, so why should your diet be one? That's the Philosophy at My Pure Health Solutions.

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  5. Driver charged in Portage crash that killed bicyclistRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | WOODTV.com

    Joshua Christian Najacht was charged with move violation causing death. He was released on a $500 bond and is scheduled to be back in court Thursday, Nov. 16, according to a Portage Department of Public Safety news release.

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  6. Undersheriff: Body found in rural Allegan Co. suspiciousRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | WOODTV.com

    Allegan County Undersheriff Michael Larsen said the body of a woman was found partially buried in Valley Township, west of Allegan, after receiving a tip around 2 p.m. Tuesday. The body has been sent to Western Michigan University for an autopsy to determine the identity and cause of death.

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  7. Ex-Portage teacher pleads to assault in dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | WOODTV.com

    A former Portage teacher and coach has entered into a plea deal, avoiding a second trial that would have decided several charges on which a jury previously deadlocked. According to the Kalamazoo County Circuit Court Clerk's Office, Corey McNeal pleaded guilty to one count of assault with a dangerous weapon at a pretrial status conference Friday.

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  8. Christopher Lockhart pleads guilty to 2 feloniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | WOODTV.com

    You know what the old saying is, "you never get a second chance to make a great first impression." That is why having a winning smile is so During a preliminary hearing, Lockhart pleaded guilty to one count of tampering with an electronic monitoring device and malicious destruction of property.

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  9. Portage teacher recognized for hands-on STEAM clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | WOODTV.com

    A Portage teacher is turning the tables on how children approach math and science. She created a science, technology, engineering, art and math club for students to get hands-on experience in those subjects.

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  10. Police: Bones found in Lockhart search werena t humanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | WOODTV.com

    According to the "Help Us Find Theresa Joan Lockhart" Facebook page , a group assembled after someone sent in a tip, but it does not state where the search took place. A post on the "Help Us Find Theresa Joan Lockhart" Facebook page stating that bones were found during a search Saturday.

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  11. Police reports describe 1 of Lockharta s 4 arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | WOODTV.com

    Police reports show that one of the times a Portage man named a person of interest in his wife's disappearance was arrested, he was ignoring the conditions of a restricted driver's license. Authorities say Christopher Lockhart violated his bond in an case unrelated to his wife's disappearance when he was caught driving with alcohol in his system.

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  12. 4th arrest for Lockhart since wifea s disappearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | WOODTV.com

    Christopher Lockhart, the husband of missing Portage woman Theresa Lockhart, is back behind bars for the fourth time since his wife's disappearance. Christopher Lockhart was arrested Monday morning and arraigned in Kalamazoo District Court on one felony count of tampering with an electronic monitoring device.

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  13. PD: Christopher Lockhart arrested on unrelated chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | WOODTV.com

    A Portage man who is considered a person of interest in his wife's disappearance has been arrested on an unrelated charge. Portage police confirmed to 24 Hour News 8 that Christopher Lockhart was arrested Monday on a traffic offense.

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  14. New Portage dog park temporarily closes after glass foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | WOODTV.com

    Less than a week after its grand opening, a Portage dog park has temporarily closed after pieces of glass were found on the property Park rangers have been looking for and removing glass from the grounds of the park, which opened June 29 on the west side of South Westnedge Park, according to a release. However, the city determined that there's too much of it and a two-inch layer of topsoil must be laid and the grass must be reseeded.

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  15. Portage police: Robber hit woman with handgunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | WOODTV.com

    Police are looking for a suspect after a woman said she was pistol-whipped and robbed at a Portage strip mall on Saturday night. A woman told the Portage Department of Public Safety that as she sat in her car, a stranger opened the door and told her to give him money.

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  16. Missing teachera s husband returns to Portage homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | WOODTV.com

    Christopher Lockhart returned home Friday after spending two nights away from his house. That's because police spent nearly 30 hours searching the Lockhart home, looking for any clues into his wife's disappearance.

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  17. Metal detector used in search of missing teachera s homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | WOODTV.com

    Theresa Lockhart was last seen on May 18 . She was reported missing two days later by officials at Schoolcraft Community Schools, where she teaches Spanish.

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  18. Missing teachera s husband a devastated,a father saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | WOODTV.com

    Even as police were searching his son's home, the father of Christopher Lockhart defended him, saying he had nothing to do with the disappearance of his wife. Harry Lockhart, who lives 850 miles away in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, said he wasn't surprised that police on Wednesday searched his son's Portage home for evidence in the disappearance of Theresa Lockhart.

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  19. Large police presence outside Lockhart homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | WOODTV.com

    There is a police presence outside of the Portage home of a teacher who has been missing for nearly three weeks. The Portage Department of Public Safety deputy chief told 24 Hour News 8 that no one is in custody in connection to the disappearance of Theresa Lockhart.

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  20. Theresa Lockharta s mom: a I believe something happened to heraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | WOODTV.com

    "That's Theresa," she showed 24 Hour News 8 as she pointed at a 4-by-6 picture. "She loves cats."

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