Berrien County Newswire

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  1. Indiana Michigan Power Explains Restoration ProceduresRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... street from you has power, but you're still using flashlights and candles to get around. Full restoration in Berrien County from last week's storm was done Saturday after the lights went out late Monday night and early Tuesday morning.

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  2. Deputies: Mother Dies After Trying to Break Up Benton Harbor FightRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... after officials say she was shoved while trying to break up a fight on E. Vineyard Avenue. According to the Berrien County Sheriff's Department, Patricia Nichols was shoved off of a porch head first into a concrete walkway by a man who was allegedly ...

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  3. Benton Harbor woman shoved off porch, hits head and dies trying to break up fightRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | MLive.com

    ... for Wednesday, the news release said. Roberson was arrested without incident and was being held at the Berrien County Jail on charges of involuntary manslaughter and domestic violence by strangulation, according to police. What began as an argument ...

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  4. Domestic Dispute In Benton Harbor Ends In ManslaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... She was pronounced dead at the scene. Roberson was taken into custody without incident aidn is lodged in the Berrien County Jail.

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  5. Report: No Delay In Pinkney TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... is signed to the date it's submitted. The 60 day deadline for some of the first signatures fell on days when Berrien County government offices were closed for a snow emergency.

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  6. Michigan Supreme Court Ruling On Juvenile Lifers Won't Apply To EliasonRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... be retroactivity following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in 2012 that called the sentences unconstitutional. Berrien County Prosecutor Mike Sepic tells WSJM News that the case of Dakotah Eliason will have retroactivity. Sepic notes state law changed ...

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  7. Benton Harbor domestic dispute ends in manslaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WNDU-TV South Bend

    ... porch head first onto the concrete walkway. Jamyran Roberson was arrested without incident and lodged in the Berrien County Jail on one count of Domestic Violence by Strangulation and one count of Involuntary Manslaughter.

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  8. Officials release names of dead in murder-suicideRead the original story

    Tuesday | WJRT

    The Herald-Palladium of St. Joseph and the South Bend Tribune of Indiana report that police say 56-year-old David Tripp fatally shot 41-year-old Delaina Tripp as she tried to run away near their home in Berrien County's Royalton Township before killing himself.

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  9. Berrien County Property Auctions Start Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    The first of five property auctions held by Berrien County will be next Tuesday at The DANK in Benton Harbor.

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  10. Benton Harbor Farmers Market Opens For Year On WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... give people the chance to double their spending power with the Double Up Food Bucks program, as we hear from Berrien County Health Department community planning director Nicki Britten. She says many people will hold on to the extra tokens until ...

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  11. Officials release names of couple in Michigan murder-suicideRead the original story

    Tuesday | Detroit Free Press

    The company that owns Superman won't allow the Man of Steel's logo on a memorial for a 5-year-old... The Herald-Palladium of St. Joseph and the South Bend Tribune of Indiana report that police say 56-year-old David Tripp fatally shot 41-year-old Delaina Tripp as she tried to run away near their home in Berrien County's Royalton Township before ... (more)

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  12. MSP Looking For Honda Accord In Murder-Suicide CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... officers arrived Delaina Tripp had been run over by a vehicle. Witnesses described it as a smaller sedan. Berrien County deputies have responded to that home before on prior domestic issues. The scene is on John Beers Road between Hollywood Road and ...

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  13. Authorities: 2 dead in apparent murder-suicideRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | Northern Michigan News

    The South Bend Tribune of Indiana reports police responded around 6:15 a.m. Monday to a report of a woman dead in a road and a man was found dead nearby in Berrien County.

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  14. Eau Claire's Cherry Pit Spit results are inRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 6 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    Eight time champion Brian "Young Gun" Krause has once again won the 41st Annual event in Berrien County, with a pit-spit of 80-feet 8-inches.

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  15. No Interruption In Air Medical Service FlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... order was in place to prevent the flights from crossing state lines. The closest air medical service to Berrien County would have been coming out of Kalamazoo, which could take as long as 40 minutes to arrive compared to 10 to 15 minutes out of ...

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  16. Real-time weather coverage demonstrates Kalamazoo Gazette's digital approachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | MLive.com

    ... time. When the National Weather Service issued the first severe thunderstorm warning in Southwest Michigan - Berrien County - reporter Rob Wetterholt posted the news at 9:21 p.m. He added a link to a beach cam in St. Joseph that gave viewers a ...

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  17. Storms Knock Down Trees, Power Lines Throughout AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... Van Buren and Cass counties in Michigan and even more damage in the South Bend area. Rockey Adams of the Berrien County Sheriff's Department tells us where it's the worst locally. As of the 3:45 am update from Indiana Michigan Power, nearly 17,000 ...

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  18. Power Out Throughout AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Power is out throughout the listening area this morning. The latest update available from Indiana Michigan Power showed nearly 17,000 of their customers without power in Berrien County and 2,400 in Cass County as of 3:45 am, and Consumers Energy has just over 400 in the dark in Van Buren County and 35-hundred powerless in St. Joseph County, ... (more)

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  19. M-140 near Watervliet closed in both directions because of downed treeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 1 | MLive.com

    ... reports of downed trees and power lines. Thousands also lost power overnight, including more than 19,000 in Berrien County, nearly 24,000 in Calhoun County and 6,600 in Kalamazoo County. Rex Hall Jr. is a public safety reporter for the Kalamazoo ...

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  20. More than 67,000 without power in Southwest Michigan following overnight stormsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 1 | MLive.com

    The two hardest hit counties in this corner of the state appear to be Berrien and Calhoun counties where 19,800 customers and 23,700 customers, respectively, were without power early Tuesday.

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