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Schuette Talks Flint Water Charges

The director of the Michigan Health Department has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with the Flint water crisis. Attorney General Bill Schuette announced the charges against director Nick Lyon Wednesday morning. “Nick Lyon, director of

Michigan Congressmen Describe Shooting Scene

Upper Peninsula Congressman Jeff Bergman credits the Capitol Police detail assigned to Majority Whip Steve Scalise for saving lives today after a gunman opened fire at a baseball practice of Republican lawmakers in Alexandria, Virginia. Congressman Bergman

Upton Hails Testing Of Underwater Pipeline

Some testing on Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac over the weekend is being praised by Congressman Fred Upton. He tells WSJM News legislation requiring underwater pipeline tests which he helped to pass in 2016

Missing Teen Found Safe

A teen who was reported missing by his family in Niles on Tuesday morning is safe and sound and back at home. The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department tells our newsroom it sent deputies out to the 1,700

Lawton Man Dies From Crash Injuries

A Sunday afternoon rollover accident in Van Buren County has now claimed the life of the passenger of the SUV. The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Department says the 50-year-old Lawton man died yesterday at Bronson Methodist Hospital

State Budget Could Be Approved Next Week

The state budget is now back on track. That’s according to state Representative Kim LaSata, who tells WSJM News Governor Rick Snyder has reached a compromise with GOP lawmakers on the teacher pension system. The governor was

Two Hurt In Van Buren County Rollover

Two Van Buren County men are hospitalized in Kalamazoo after being badly hurt in a rollover crash in Antwerp Township Sunday afternoon. The sheriff’s department tells us the driver was thrown from the SUV, and his passenger