Van Buren County Newswire (Page 5)

Van Buren County Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Van Buren County, MI. (Page 5)

Results 81 - 100 of 888 in Van Buren County, MI

  1. Van Buren Co. man convicted of sexually assaulting 9-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Michael Gwilliams was found guilty of CSC, 1st degree with a person under the age of 13. According to the Van Buren County Sheriff, he will be sentenced on August 3rd. Gwilliams, 65, was accused in October 2014 of abusing the girl.

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  2. 5 could face charges after meth bust in Van Buren CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | MLive.com

    Police are seeking charges of maintaining a meth lab, possession of meth and maintaining a drug house against them.

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  3. Same Sex license seekersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    Gay couples have won a long hard fight for the right to marry, but they are not exactly rushing to clerk's offices to take advantage of it. Only half a dozen couples filed in Allegan County on Monday, four in Battle Creek and just one in Van Buren County.

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  4. Missing Van Buren County man found safe in IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | MLive.com

    Indiana State Police troopers found Raphael "Ray" Wigginton in his car, pulled over on a toll road in South Bend. Wigginton's family was notified, and he has been reunited with them, police say.

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  5. Police in Van Buren County search for missing elderly man with dementiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The Van Buren County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a missing man who suffers from dementia. Raphael "Ray" Wiggington, 83, was last seen at around 7:45 p.m. on Sunday leaving his home on Cherry Lane in Keeler Township.

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  6. May Existing Homes Sales Strong In Southwest MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Existing home sales took off in May, with a 23% rise over April in the number of homes sold in the area according to the Southwestern Michigan Association of Realtors. In Berrien County and the western portions of Cass and Van Buren counties, 297 homes sold last month compared to 242 in April, and the total dollar volume jumped 34% month-to-month.

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  7. Tornado Warning issued for Kalamazoo and Van Buren countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | MLive.com

    Residents should seek shelter in an interior room on the lowest floor of the building they are currently in.

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  8. Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Kalamazoo, Van Buren countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | MLive.com

    A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for northern Kalamazoo County and northeastern Van Buren County, according to the National Weather Service. The warning, which calls for heavy rain to 60 MPH winds, is in effect until 10:45 p.m. A severe storm is underway near Comstock Township and moving east at 35 miles per hour, according to NWS.

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  9. Van Buren County Sheriffa s Department kicking up dirt to keep the trails safe this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... had people heading outdoors to do some of their favorite activities. With more people heading outside, the Van Buren County Sheriff's Department is trying to keep the trails safe for all who travel through it. Van Buren County deputies let Fox 17's ...

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  10. Man hit and killed by Amtrak train near MattawanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The Van Buren County Sheriff's Department says that a man was killed Thursday morning after being hit by an Amtrak train.

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  11. Coast Guard, Police Find Nothing Off South Haven Coast After Mayday CallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... departments that were assisting in the search to stand down. Marine units from the Allegan, Berrien and Van Buren county sheriff's departments were involved in the search of the lake with the Coast Guard. The mayday call originated about one mile ...

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  12. Distress call leads to multiple agency response near South HavenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    A distress call to the U.S. Coast Guard led to a multiple agency response on Lake Michigan near South Haven on Wednesday, though authorities say nothing was located. Authorities with the Van Buren County Sheriff's Office say the U.S. Coast Guard received a "Mayday" call from a vessel or aircraft approximately 3 to 4 miles south of the South Haven Pier, approximately 1 mile off the coast of Covert Township around 8:06 p.m. The Van Buren County Sheriff's Office Marine Patrol, Covert Fire Department, South Haven Area Emergency Services Fire & Rescue, Covert Police, Covert Fire and South Haven Police responded to the call.

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  13. Rising water levels, boater wakes causing property damage in Van Buren CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | MLive.com

    The Van Buren County Sheriff's Office is asking boaters to slow down and reduce their wakes as water levels rise across the county's inland lakes.

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  14. South Haven To Buy Abandoned Factory PropertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... so that something else can be done with the 5.7 acre parcel. The property was foreclosed on by the Van Buren County Treasurer's office after its owner failed to pay property taxes. The city is aiming to buy it from the county for 98 thousand ...

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  15. Paw Paw Man Arrested For Drunk Driving Two Days After ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    A Paw Paw man is waiting arraignment on several charges after the Van Buren County Sheriffs Department says it caught him drunk driving twice in two days this month. A sheriffs deputy pulled over the 19 year old on the night of June 12th when he failed to stop for a stop sign.

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  16. Paw Paw man, 19, arrested on OWI charge 2 days after drunken driving arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | MLive.com

    A Paw Paw teenager was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and marijuana Friday, two days after a previous drunken driving arrest. Van Buren County Deputy Brian Matthews spotted the driver, who appeared to be intoxicated and had failed to signal at a stop sign.

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  17. Farms and roads still flooded in SW MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... t his entire crop. He tells Fox 17's Erica Francis that he's never seen anything like this in his 70 years. Van Buren County 911 has posted on their Facebook page that there are several flooded roads in the Lawton, Bloomingdale and Decatur areas.

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  18. Flooding closes several stretches of roads in Van Buren CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | MLive.com

    Several stretch of roads near Decatur and Hamilton are closed this evening due to standing water, Van Buren County officials say.

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  19. Michigan's traveling bear makes it to IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    A Michigan black bear has now gone were few of his kind have traveled in history, at least the history that we have recorded. The young male was first spotted near South Haven and then made his way south through Van Buren County, giving Berrien County the first black bear sighting it has had in a century.

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  20. Van Buren County home invasion possibly interrupted when homeowner returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    The Van Buren County Sheriff's Department is investigating a home invasion that may have been interrupted by a returning homeowner. A release from the department said an investigation into the home invasion revealed the suspect got into the house through a kitchen window after removing the screen.

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