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Carbon Monoxide Leak in Niles

UPDATE! At least 12 people are in the hospital after a carbon monoxide leak at Quality Inn in Niles. According to our reporting partners at WNDU, Police and Fire crews arrived on the scene around 10am, to

Governor Signs Sweeping Criminal Justice Reforms

Governor Rick Snyder has signed a sweeping package of criminal justice reforms championed by state Senator John Proos. The legislation includes programs to help ex-cons find jobs when they’re released, new partnerships between the corrections department and

Orchards Mall Avoids Foreclosure

The owners of the Orchards Mall have bought themselves another year. The 2014 property taxes on the mall in Benton Township were due on Friday, and Berrien County Treasurer Bret Witkowski tells us they paid them. His

Pro-Life License Plate Approved

The Michigan Senate has passed a bill to create a “Choose Life” specialty license plate. The bills sponsor, Republican Senator Patrick Colbeck, says the plate will cost 35-dollars. “Twenty-five dollars of the proceeds will go to a

Cook Plant Reports Computer System Failure

Everything’s back to normal at the Cook nuclear power plant in Bridgman after a computer system failed early Thursday. Spokesperson Bill Schalk tells WSJM News they had to issue a notice to authorities when the failure occurred.

Infection From Local Water Park

A Mother is claiming her son developed a painful skin infection after visiting a popular indoor water park. Alexis McCalla has posted on Social Medea that her son caught a bacterial infection during a visit to Surfari

No Injuries in South Haven House Fire

A complete loss, that’s the description of the scene of a house fire in the 400 Block of Maple in South Haven last night. Captain Owen Ridley with the South Haven Fire Department says there were not injuries.  “Unfortunately,