Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:54:37 GMT
Students in an Olivet College cold case homicide investigations class are searching for clues in the disappearance of a 21-year-old man who went missing more than a decade ago. The Battle Creek Enquirer reports that five members of the class helped search fields and woods Sunday in Augusta.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 12:37:07 GMT
A 23-year-old Battle Creek man is reported in critical condition at a Kalamazoo Hospital after he was struck and seriously injured late Saturday afternoon at the corner of Capital N.E. and Union Street.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 15:32:00 GMT
At 6:30 p.m. Friday, Emmett Township Department of Public Safety officers were called to an abandoned house at 46 Lourim Court for a reported break-in. When officers arrived at the scene, a man jumped from a window and led officers on a short foot pursuit.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:08:29 GMT
He was also found guilty of first degree child abuse and will once again receive a mandatory sentence of life without parole. Ackley was convicted for a second time for the violent death of his girlfriend's three-year-old daughter, Baylee Stenman in 2011.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:51:21 GMT
Company officials tell us that two branches in Battle Creek are consolidating and that the branch at 1535 West Michigan Ave. will be closing in April of 2017. The Grand Rapids Business Journal reports that two Grand Rapids locations, Breton Road SE and Alpine Avenue NW, and the Montague location in Muskegon County are also closing.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 14:03:56 GMT
Fire Rescue personnel and Public Safety officers were dispatched to the 3800 block of Zylman road at about 7:30 Saturday evening and found the Jeep upside down and off the roadway. Investigators are still trying to determine why the young driver lost control of the vehicle, hit the pole and flipped.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 06:02:51 GMT
Police say it happened in the 200 block of Cherry St. around 10:45pm. An initial investigation at that scene shows the victim was outside when several shots were heard, one of those hit the man.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 05:14:12 GMT
She was born in Kane, daughter of the late Oscar and Eunice Cedar. On Oct. 16, 1954, she married John C. Orolin in Kane, and he preceded her in death on April 30, 1998.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 17:22:08 GMT
Police in Battle Creek are looking for the person who stabbed a 40-year-old during an attempted break-in at a home on Corwin Street. It happened at around 6:20 a.m. Friday after the victim, who was standing outside, noticed the suspect trying to get inside his residence.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 16:01:26 GMT
President Obama has signed a bill that will prevent Air National Guard bases that are changing missions from actually flying planes to operating 'remotely piloted aircraft" from being socked with large lease hikes by the FAA. That is the situation with the base in Battle Creek, and others around the U.S. Upton says "This is a big win for Southwest Michigan as we keep an eye on the future for critical national defense undertakings."
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 03:58:14 GMT
Gayle Berrus went out one night in 1988 and never came home to her children. She was found stabbed to death in the woods two weeks after her disappearance in Battle Creek.
Sun, 09 Oct 2016 00:42:51 GMT
An 89-year-old woman was killed Saturday in Battle Creek after the vehicle she was driving crashed into a bus. It happened shortly before 1 p.m. at the intersection of McCamly Street and Van Buren Street in downtown Battle Creek, according to Battle Creek Police Chief James Blocker.
Sat, 08 Oct 2016 04:37:43 GMT
The Hope College men's golf team kept its overall lead while finishing second during the first round of the 36-hole Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Fall Finish. The Flying Dutchmen shot a 298 Friday at Battle Creek Country Club to keep their overall lead at 26 strokes after 90 holes.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 20:10:44 GMT
Police in Battle Creek have jailed a reckless driver after he crashed into two trees and a house porch in the Washington Heights area. Officers say the suspect's Chrysler sedan was seen speeding and running stop signs just prior to the wreck, which happened after 11 p.m. near Oneita Street and Parkway Avenue.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 17:53:35 GMT
Demolition of the 62 year old building which is located behind the Calhoun County Building on West Green Street in Marshall is expected to begin around October 17 and be completed by the end of November. Bierlein Companies will be tearing down the building.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 19:57:54 GMT
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 11:30:47 GMT
A mysterious situation that prompted a full forensics investigation in Battle Creek, would eventually end up being nothing more than one man's search for antique bottlesand a very useful and well-appreciated training exercise, police say. Rather than paraphrase the lengthy press release about this investigation, here is what Battle Creek Police sent out to local media, in its entirety: On Tuesday, October 5, 2016, at 1:42 pm, Battle Creek Police received a call from a woman about seeing a man digging a hole in a vacant lot behind her in the 100 block of West Van Buren St. She said the man had a blue tarp and looked like he put something in the waist deep hole the day before.