Fri, 20 Jan 2017 04:48:40 GMT
Arcadia Brewery Company in Battle Creek, Michigan, will host "Drink One Down for Your Town" Feb. 6 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. to raise proceeds for Binder Park Zoo.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:36:03 GMT
If a picture is worth a thousand wordsa video is worth even more, in this case saving the public the cost of prosecuting Darriyone Clark-Brown of Battle Creek for trying to kill a Battle Creek Police officer. Prosecutor Dan Gilbert says the 21-year-old will not contest the seven counts against him, including attempted murder, and a number of gun felonies, even-though it could mean a prison sentence of nearly 24-years.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:05:55 GMT
In a lawsuit filed in federal court on Wednesday, students at Kellogg Community College, a small public college located in Battle Creek, Mich., claim their constitutional rights were violated when they were arrested and forced to spend a night in county jail for refusing to stop handing out pocket Constitutions on school grounds in September 2016.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:11:55 GMT
The southbound lanes of US-131 were closed as icy conditions contributed to crashes between Shelbyville and Martin. Meanwhile, the westbound lanes of I-94 were closed near Battle Creek due to a crash.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 20:37:52 GMT
The incident occurred at 6:50 a.m. on Jan. 15 in Battle Creek. Fire crews found flames showing out of bedroom windows at 105 Winston Dr., and heavy smoke throughout the wood-framed home.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 12:51:13 GMT
Battle Creek police say they were able to defuse a highly dangerous situation when they tried to stop a car filled with teens that had been driving recklessly early this morning on the city's north side. The rental car initially fled from the officers but hit a curb at Oaklawn Avenue and Howland St. at 12:30 a.m. The driver made a run for it but was quickly captured.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:08:00 GMT
At the 2013 North American International Auto Show, supplier Denso Corp. announced it would invest $750 million in the United States and add 1,200 jobs - including 266 jobs at its in-house plastics processing facility in Battle Creek, Mich. At Denso Michigan Manufacturing Inc. in Battle Creek, that increase beyond the original plans included an additional $37 million and another 125 jobs for its thermal management unit, which was announced in June.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:32:38 GMT
The owners of Lakeview Square Mall in Battle Creek say they will work hard to find new businesses to take up a major chunk of space that will be left vacant after Macy's closes there this year. A spokeswoman for GK Development, the Illinois-based company that bought the mall early last year with plans to reinvigorate it, said in an email that it is "looking at multiple scenarios to bring Lakeview Square Mall to full use."
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 20:07:28 GMT
The Shareholders Foundation, Inc. announces that a deadline is coming up on January 17, 2017 in the lawsuit that was filed for certain investors in shares of TreeHouse Foods Inc. over alleged Securities Laws Violations by TreeHouse Foods Inc. Investors who purchased shares of TreeHouse Foods Inc. have certain options and should contact the Shareholders Foundation at email@example.com or call +1 779 - 1554.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 15:57:36 GMT
A Battle Creek man with four previous drug convictions could get up to life after dumping an overdose victim in the snow and cold where he was later found dead. The victim, 43-year old Michael Newman of Dowling was found dead along 5th Avenue last Wednesday in a business park just off 30th Street in Springfield, where police claim he had been left after overdosing at Finch's place on Eldred Street.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 14:51:13 GMT
Michelle Obama's last public appearance Friday was actually an event to salute Battle Creek Guidance Counselor Terri Tchorzynski, who was named School Counselor of the Year 2017. But most of the coverage it received focused on the fact that it was Mrs. Obama's last event.
Sun, 08 Jan 2017 14:38:32 GMT
The body of a missing Battle Creek man, believed to be 28-year-old Robert Borosso II has been found in Lee Township, apparently after investigators were led to the location by the suspect in the case. The Calhoun County Major Crimes Task Force is still waiting for an autopsy to be performed, and the identity to be verified before its made official.
Sat, 07 Jan 2017 17:30:35 GMT
Police believe a body found Friday was that of a missing Calhoun County man and they have arrested a relative of his on a charge of open murder. Calhoun County sheriff Matt Saxton told FOX 17 the body is believed to be that of 28-year-old Robert Barroso II.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 20:31:22 GMT
Two people have been arrested on multiple drug and weapon felony charges after law enforcement in Kalamazoo searched their home Thursday. Law enforcement officials say they received numerous complaints of drug activity and violence in the neighborhood and obtained a search warrant.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 16:09:10 GMT
The frozen body of an apparent heroin overdose victim was found late Wednesday night dumped along 5th Street at a business park in Springfield. Since then an autopsy has been ordered and a 35-year-old from Battle Creek has been taken into custody after police went through a home at 220 Eldred looking for evidence.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:05:59 GMT
First Lady Michelle Obama speaks following a screening of the movie, "Hidden Figures," in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building adjacent to the White House on Dec. 15, 2016. Michelle Obama will honor the school counselor of the year on Friday, dedicating her final public remarks as first lady to an issue she has championed during her tenure in the White House .
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 19:49:08 GMT
Having completed a detailed approval phase, construction crews are moving ahead on FireKeepers Casino's unique casino community investment, The Fire Hub, restaurant and food pantry in Battle Creek. Menu design, hiring and general planning at the historic Fire Station # 4 are also moving forward, with a targeted grand opening planned for spring 2017.