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Man Scammed Out Of $140,000


Police are warning about a new scam after a southeast Michigan man was bilked out of tens of thousands of dollars. Troy Police Sergeant Meghan Lehman says the man was called by someone claiming to be law

State Adds 2,100 COVID Cases For Thursday


Michigan has reported 2,165 additional cases of COVID-19 for Thursday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services coronavirus website shows the state has reported a total of more than 544,000 cases of COVID. It recorded 148

U.S. Attorney In Detroit Resigns


The U.S. Attorney in Detroit has resigned. Matthew Schneider submitted his resignation to President Biden yesterday afternoon. His last day will be February 1st, and he’ll then join a private law firm based in Detroit. As he

Wednzel Receives Committee Assignments


State Representative Pauline Wendzel has received her committee assignments for the new legislative session. Her office has released the following: State Rep. Pauline Wendzel has been named to four committees for her second term in the Michigan

Michigan Jobless Rate Increases In December


The unemployment rate in Michigan went up in December. The Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget has released the following: Michigan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose by five-tenths of a percentage point in December to 7.5

Covert Man Arrested For LSD


A 24-year-old Covert man is in jail for three outstanding warrants for dealing LSD and will be facing more drug, gun, and resisting police charges. The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office sent detectives to his home in

Benton Harbor Gets Clean, Unmodified Audit


Clean and unmodified. That’s the audit finding for the city of Benton Harbor by auditing firm Rehmann [[ ray-men ]] Robson, their best rating. Benton Harbor City Commissioners heard the annual audit report on Tuesday night during

Niles Man Busted For Drugs


A 47-year-old Niles man is in the Berrien County Jail for delivering and manufacturing cocaine and maintaining a drug house. He was arrested Wednesday afternoon when the Southwest Enforcement Team executed a search warrant in his home

Vice President Harris Makes History


As President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have taken office, history has been made in more ways than one, as Harris becomes the first person of color and the first woman to hold the position.