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Police in Standoff with Barricaded Gunman Near South Haven

 

UPDATE: Gunfire was exchanged between the suspect, Jason Kohlhoff, and police during the standoff. No one was injured. The standoff ended around 2a.m. Wednesday moring when Kolhoff surrendered. He is now facing attempted murder charges for allegedly shooting at Michigan State Police during the nearly 15-hour standoff, Wood TV 8 reports. 

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Van Buren County Car Theft Suspect Found Naked in Driver’s Seat

Police responded to a report of a car theft Saturday morning at a Paw Paw Township home. A woman claimed a man had driven off with her vehicle.

A short time later, police found the vehicle and the suspect, a 41-year-old Paw Paw man, sitting behind the wheel, naked. 

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Three Teens Admit to Vandalizing Van Buren County Cemetery For Fun

Three teenagers have admitted to vandalizing the Lacota Cemetery in Geneva Township.

Wood TV 8 reports that two 15-year-old boys and a 13- year-old girl say they tipped over and damaged nearly three dozen headstones for fun and because they were bored. 

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Van Buren County Cemetery Vandalized, More Than 30 Headstones Damaged

Police are searching for suspects involved in the damage of dozens of headstones in Geneva County.

The Van Buren County Sheriff's Department got a report Tuesday of more than 30 headstones tipped over or damaged at the Lacota Cemetery on Baseline Road, Wood TV 8 reports.

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20 Drivers Cited in I-94 Pile-ups in Van Buren County

Michigan State Police say 20 drivers have been cited in the deadly Jan. 17 pile-ups on I-94 in Van Buren County, Fox 17 reports. 

The multiple vehicle crash caused I-94 to close in both directions near Hartford and Watervliet for several hours.

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Fatalities Confirmed in Multi-Vehicle Pile Up on I-94 in Van Buren County

UPDATE:  Initial information from Michigan State Police indicated two fatalities. Authorities later confirmed one fatality as a result of the accident. 

A multiple vehicle crash has caused I-94 to close in both directions in Van Buren County near Hartford and Watervliet.

According to Fox 17, Michigan State Police believe at least two people are dead following the pile up involving nearly 65 vehicles Sunday afternoon.

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