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Lane Closures On US-12 This Week

Drivers are being advised of some slight traffic changes this week near Three Oaks. Michigan Department of Transportation spokesperson Nick Schirripa tells WSJM News crews will be working on US-12 between Basswood and Schward Roads. They’re doing

Corrections Head Blasts Possible Prison Cuts

From the Associated Press — Michigan’s corrections director says a Senate-approved plan to cut tens of millions of dollars in prison spending would lead to layoffs and low staffing levels that would make prisons unsafe. Heidi Washington lodged

Cass County Crash Injures Three

A 29-year-old Kalamazoo woman is facing drunk driving, child endangerment, and driving with an expired license charges after a crash just before midnight last night in Cass County. The sheriff’s department says her 9-year-old daughter and 11-month-old

Gas Prices Up Statewide

AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have risen by about 6 cents per gallon in the past week. The Dearborn-based auto club says late Sunday the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.40 per

Adopt A Beach Cleanups Set For This Month

Now that spring has sprung, the Alliance for the Great Lakes is organizing a new round of volunteer beach cleanup events. Spokesperson Jennifer Caddick tells WSJM News thousands of volunteers take part in the effort to pick up

Senator Gary Peters Discusses Comey Firing

As speculation continues into who will replace former FBI Director James Comey, U.S. Senator Gary Peters has questions for the president. He spoke with Michigan News Network about them. “How this happened, what was the sequence of