SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

"Two bailiffs were killed and a deputy sheriff was wounded in a shooting this afternoon at a courthouse in southwestern Michigan, according to Berrien County Sheriff L. Paul Bailey. The suspected gunman was shot and killed. Multiple civilians were also wounded, and are in stable condition, as is the deputy sheriff." (NPR)

ST. JOSEPH, MI – Police were rushing to investigate a report of multiple shootings early Monday afternoon at the Berrien County Courthouse in downtown St. Joseph. (Mlive)

"In June, a modern original Viking longboat and a 170-foot Spanish Galleon replica entered the Gulf of St. Lawrence en route to a summer of sailing on the five Great Lakes. Along the way, American and Canadian onlookers on both sides of the international border thronged the St. Lawrence River..." (MLive)

"LANSING — The number of assaults on inmates housed in state prisons fell last year, but officials say it is too early to determine whether a seven-year surge in violence, during which reported assaults on state inmates rose 82% between 2007 and 2014, has begun to reverse itself." (Detroit Free Press)

"Detroit police arrested four men for allegedly threatening on Facebook to kill police officers, police Chief James Craig said Sunday." (Detroit News)