Berrien County Newswire

Berrien County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Berrien County, MI.

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  1. crime-handcuffs-jail1Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... says they were coerced into having sex while inmates at the southwestern Michigan jail. The lawsuit names Berrien County and four jail deputies. Sepic says an investigation shows no sexual contact occurred at the jail. Two deputies resigned and one ...

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    21 hrs ago | White Lake Beacon

    ... says they were coerced into having sex while inmates at the southwestern Michigan jail. The lawsuit names Berrien County and four jail deputies. Sepic says an investigation shows no sexual contact occurred at the jail. Two deputies resigned and one ...

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  3. Cass County Prosecutor Endorses Undersheriff In Race For SheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... as all the candidates are Republicans. Behnke is running against Cass County Deputy Tim Cochran of Niles and Berrien County Sheriff's corrections officer James Ellis of Edwardsburg. In making the endorsement, Fitz says he has worked weekly with ...

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    Feb 10, 2016 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... says they were coerced into having sex while inmates at the southwestern Michigan jail. The lawsuit names Berrien County and four jail deputies. Sepic says an investigation shows no sexual contact occurred at the jail. Two deputies resigned and one ...

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  5. Court affirms conviction, sentence in Benton Harbor recallRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WJRT

    The Michigan appeals court has affirmed the conviction and 30-month prison sentence of an activist who was accused of altering dates on petitions to recall the Benton Harbor mayor. In a 3-0 decision Wednesday, the court found nothing to upset the results of Edward Pinkney's trial in Berrien County.

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  6. Courthouse Shooter Had Long Criminal HistoryRead the original story

    Yesterday | Courthouse News Service

    Larry Darnell Gordon, the prisoner who killed two bailiffs and wounded two other persons at the Berrien County Courthouse on July 11, had a long criminal history, according to court documents. Gordon was handcuffed and being removed from a third floor courtroom, shortly after 2 p.m. on July 11 when he managed to grab a deputy sheriff's gun.

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  7. Appeals court upholds WMI activista s convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WOODTV.com

    The Michigan appeals court has affirmed the conviction and 30-month prison sentence of an activist who was accused of altering dates on petitions to recall the Benton Harbor mayor. In a 3-0 decision Wednesday, the court found nothing to upset the results of Edward Pinkney's trial in Berrien County.

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  8. Attendance Up At Silver Beach This SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Attendance at Silver Beach County Park is up this year, especially when it comes to visitors who live outside of Berrien County. That's according to Berrien County Parks Director Brian Bailey, who says through the end of June, non-resident attendance was almost double what it was at the same time last year.

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  9. Inmate who killed bailiffs planned to runRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Toledo Blade

    An inmate who killed two bailiffs during an escape attempt from a southwestern Michigan courthouse had written in a letter to his ex-wife that he was going on the run or would die trying because he didn't want to spend the rest of his life in prison. The letter by Larry Darnell Gordon was found after authorities searched a Berrien County Jail unit where he had been housed before a July 11 appearance at the county courthouse in St. Joseph, sheriff's Detective Lt.

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  10. Berrien County Animal Control Shows Off New ShelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    The public has had a chance to check out the new Berrien County Animal Control facility in Benton Township. An open house was held Friday as residents came out to tour the shelter and see all of its new features.

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  11. Police: Inmate Who Killed Two Bailiffs During Escape Attempt Wrote Letter Detailing PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | CBS Local

    ... the rest of his life in prison. The letter by Larry Darnell Gordon was found after authorities searched a Berrien County Jail unit where he had been housed before a July 11 appearance at the county courthouse in St. Joseph, sheriff's Detective Lt. ...

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  12. Video released of courthouse shooting where inmate killed two bailiffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    An inmate who killed two bailiffs during an escape attempt from a southwestern Michigan courthouse had written in a letter to his ex-wife that he was going on the run or would die trying because he didn't want to spend the rest of his life in prison. The letter by Larry Darnell Gordon was found after authorities searched a Berrien County Jail unit where he had been housed before a July 11 appearance at the county courthouse in St. Joseph, sheriff's Detective Lt.

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  13. Authorities: Inmate wrote letter before fatal escape attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Houston Chronicle

    ... Harbor, Mich., regarding the July 11 at the Berrien Courthouse Shooting. Larry Darnell Gordon, an ... more Berrien County Sheriff L. Paul Bailey addresses the media during a press conference on Friday, July 22, 2016 in Benton Harbor, Mich., ...

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  14. New Information on Courthouse Shooting Released-Week in ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    In this week's WSJM Week in Review, for July 22, 2016, we have learned new information on the Berrien County Courthouse shooting, the latest Berrien County land auction draws a record crowd, and more.

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  15. Berrien Co. Courthouse shooter wrote letter before attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WOODTV.com

    Detectives say the Berrien County Courthouse shooter left a letter for his ex-wife before he killed two bailiffs and wounded two others. The margins of Larry Gordon's letter are filled with the word "sorry."

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  16. Courthouse shooter held eight hostages, used woman as human shieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | MLive.com

    Larry Gordon tried to escape the Berrien County courthouse through more than one way, held eight people hostage and at one point used a woman as a human shield in his attempt, courthouse video shows. At a press conference Friday, investigators updated members of the media on the timeline of the shooting, and showed videos from two cameras - a camera in a third-floor courtroom where Gordon was before the shooting began, and a 360 degree camera in the third floor lobby.

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  17. Authorities release more details of Berrien Co. courthouse shooting; suspect letterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The sheriff's office has said investigators were still conducting interviews and gathering information and evidence from the July 11 shooting in Berrien County Circuit Court in St. Joseph. Authorities have said a handcuffed 44-year-old Larry Darnell Gordon disarmed Deputy James Atterberry Jr. during a fight and wounded him.

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  18. New Information Released On Courthouse ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Larry Gordon planned his attempted escape from the Berrien County Jail and courthouse last Monday in an incident that ended with his death and the deaths of courthouse security director Joe Zangaro and bailiff Ron Kienzle. Sheriff's Department Detective Greg Sanders says officers found a letter Gordon had written to his ex-wife in his cell.

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  19. Open House At Berrien County Animal Shelter FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Anyone interested in seeing the new Berrien County Animal Control facility in Benton Township will have a chance to do so Friday. Animal Control Director Val Grimes says everyone is welcome to come out between 1 and 7 p.m. to take a tour and even walk a dog.

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  20. Man who killed court bailiffs was a regular school volunteerRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | My Mother Lode

    ... ges of kidnapping, sexual assault and other crimes. He also had served time in federal and state prisons. The Berrien County sheriff says Gordon wrested a gun from a deputy on July 11 and killed two bailiffs before he was killed.

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