Benton Harbor

Emergency Manager Law
7:15 am
Thu July 17, 2014

WSW: Could Michigan Improve Its Emergency Manager Law?

Benton Harbor is one of 17 communities in Michigan at some point in the Emergency Manager process
Credit Humbles Art/Wikicommons


Bridge Magazine finds that Michigan's Emergency Managers Law is one of the most aggressive of its kind in the nation. 

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6:25 am
Fri June 6, 2014

Benton Harbor Police Report Increase in Gang Activity

Berrien County Crime Task Force is looking for ways to address problem
BENTON HARBOR - Gang activity in Benton Harbor has been around for years, but is increasing, said Benton Harbor Deputy Director of Police Services Dan McGinnis. And he said he needs help from residents to squash it before it escalates even more this summer.
4:09 pm
Sun May 18, 2014

Benton Harbor's Harbor Shores Prepares for Senior PGA Championship

Practice begins on Tuesday. The tournament begins on Thursday
BENTON HARBOR - Everything except the finishing touches is ready for the 75th Senior PGA Championship at Harbor Shores in Benton Harbor this week, according to Greg Vaughn, co-vice chairman of the Assure Community Benefits Committee.
7:15 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Benton Harbor Recall Election Delayed

Election to decide if Mayor James Hightower will be recalled was scheduled for Tuesday
It'll be later this year, if at all, before Benton Harbor voters cast ballots for or against the recall of Mayor James Hightower. On Thursday, Berrien County Trial Court Judge John Dewane granted county Clerk Sharon Tyler's request for a preliminary injunction delaying the recall election, originally set for Tuesday.
6:45 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Benton Harbor Activist Charged With Election Fraud in Effort to Recall Mayor

Election is scheduled for May 6th
BENTON HARBOR - Activist Edward Pinkney has been charged with five counts of election forgery in the effort to recall Benton Harbor Mayor James Hightower, authorities reported Thursday. Pinkney, 65, had not been arrested by late Thursday because law enforcement can't find him, Sheriff Paul Bailey said.