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Van Buren County Deputy 1 of 5 injured in weekend crash
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:33:10 -0700

BLOOMINGDALE, Mich. — The Michigan State Police continues to investigate a two vehicle crash involving a Van Buren County Sheriff’s deputy who was one of five people injured in a Saturday evening collision. The collision involving the deputy’s cruiser happened around 7:20 p.m. on W. Kalamazoo Street in the Village of Bloomingdale. Investigators with MSP […]

Michigan State Police called in to investigate crash involving deputy
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:42:13 -0700

VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – Investigators with the Michigan State Police are working to learn more about the moments leading up to a collision between a Honda and a Van Buren County patrol car.

Man arrested for drunk driving, young kids in car
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 05:56:12 -0700

VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL3) - An Indiana man is caught driving drunk in West Michigan, with his two kids in the car.It happened Friday night on M-51 near 45th street in Decatur.Van Buren County Deputies say they found 34-year-old Mitchell Maje

Van Buren Sheriff's Dept. seeks help in missing person case
Fri, 20 Mar 2015 20:06:17 -0700

The Van Buren County, Michigan Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating Ryan Brocklehurst who was reported missing Thursday afternoon. The sheriff's department release states Brocklehurst voluntarily walked away from a treatment center on Bangor Road

Van Buren Co. makes move for canine advocate for victims
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:10:39 -0700

VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The program director with the Canine Advocacy Program showed off one of their K-9 advocates on Thursday.top

Deputies: Drunk driver found with young kids in car
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:18:18 -0700

DECATUR, Mich.– A man is in jail after sheriff’s deputies said they found him driving drunk with his kids in the backseat Friday night. Van Buren County Sheriff’s Deputies said they pulled over Mitchell Majewski, of Indiana, on M-51 after seeing him drifting throughout traffic. His kids, 5- and 9-years-old, were apparently in the backseat. An open […]

Deputies: Man drove drunk with kids
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 18:28:26 -0700

An Indiana man face multiple charges out of Van Buren County for allegedly driving drunk with his two children in the backseat.

Arrest in Michigan sends deputy to the hospital
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 20:46:38 -0700

A 21-year-old man is behind bars in Van Buren County for a domestic assault, resisting arrest, assaulting an officer and outstanding warrants out of Missouri.Van Buren Sheriff deputies arrest Jared Sinclair from the Keeler Area, after responding to a domestic assault call. After interviewing the female victim, deputies saw Sinclair walking near the crime scene. But the drama didn't end there ...

Van Buren Co. dive team heads outside in frigid temperatures
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 23:03:39 -0700

VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A West Michigan sheriff's department is braving the winter weather, polishing their skills out on the water.

Construction begins on Stadium Drive/US-131 interchange
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 03:43:55 -0700

A major construction project begins Monday on the Stadium Drive interchange at US-131 in Kalamazoo.