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Downtown Plymouth 'hurting,' business owners say

Business owners attribute it to a struggling local economy and lack of business. Others say there aren't enough signs or ads bringing people in to the downtown area.

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Police: Man robbed store in LaPorte to pay drug dealer

New details in last week's armed robbery in LaPorte. Police say after 35-year-old Jacob Border's robbed the Family Express he took drugs and fell asleep in the woods close to his home on Pine Lake…

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Eleven dogs rescued from abandoned apartment in Van Buren

Eleven dogs are in good health tonight after an animal abandonment incident in Van Buren County.

Darrick Spore and Candy Chamness

Syracuse couple sentenced in 12-year-old son's death

A Syracuse couple now knows their punishment after police say they were high on methamphetamine and marijuana while their 12-year-old son was dying in his bedroom.

Carole Schmidt

South Bend's superintendent to stay for another year

The Superintendent of South Bend Schools will stay for another year. Carole Schmidt's contract was set to expire in June, but now she'll keep the job until June 2016.

Purvi Patel

Prosecutors: Text messages detail weeks leading up to Patel's forced abortion

In opening statements Monday, a deputy prosecuting attorney detailed for the jury Purvi Patel’s text messages exchanged with a friend before, during and after police say the then 32-year-old forced…

UPDATE: Investigation of body found in New Buffalo ruled a homicide

Michigan State Police are investigating homicide case after body of a woman was found off of U.S. 12 Sunday.

Jeremy Bontrager

Man sentenced one year after fatal hit and run in Roseland

A Goshen man will serve no jail time after a fatal hit and run that occurred last year in Roseland. 

Cops: Man in Bridgman nursing home assaulted by fellow patient, dies

Police say an 83-year-old patient at West Woods of Bridgman Nursing Home died in the hospital after he was assaulted by a fellow patient.

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Police: Battle Creek man saves drowning boy at Silver Beach Hotel

The following release was issued Monday morning by the St. Joseph Department of Public Safety:

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