Thousands of President Trump’s supporters line up in freezing weather ahead of Michigan ‘Merry Christmas Rally’

Politics 12/18/19, 18:26

Thousands of President Donald Trump's supporters have been lined up all night outside in Michigan's frosty temperatures waiting for "Merry Christmas Rally" in Battle Creek, Michigan, on Wednesday, Dec. 18, some reportedly started camping out as early as Monday to secure prime sitting.  {PRESIDENT TRUMP VISITING BATTLE CREEK}- Supporters of @realDonaldTrump have ...

Mom: Boy on minibike fatally hit by deputy wasn’t at fault

U.S. 06/05/19, 07:16

The mother of an 11-year-old boy on a minibike who was fatally struck by a sheriff's deputy in southern Michigan says her son wasn't at fault.Christina Valadez said Tuesday during a news conference with her lawyer that Norman Hood was "a good kid" who was just trying to cross a ...

Deputy’s non-use of siren, lights examined in fatal crash

U.S. 05/29/19, 17:17

A deputy's decision not to activate his vehicle's overhead lights and siren prior to fatally striking an 11-year-old boy on a minibike in southern Michigan will be part of an internal review.The review will follow a state police investigation into Tuesday night's crash in Battle Creek and determine whether the ...

Michigan orders closure of Battle Creek funeral home

Business 05/24/19, 12:07

The state of Michigan has ordered a Battle Creek funeral home to close after more than 80 years in business following allegations of irregularities in prepaid contracts.The Battle Creek Enquirer reports that the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs is suspending the licenses of the Royal Funeral Home and ...

Chicago company ditches Battle Creek tree farm project

Enviroment 04/11/19, 12:06

A project to turn empty southern Michigan land where a school once stood into a sprawling tree farm and flower garden has been abandoned.Greenprint Partners recently returned the vacant 2 acres (0.8 hectares) in Battle Creek to the city and school district, the Battle Creek Enquirer reported. The Chicago-based environmental ...

Group aims to celebrate T-ball’s roots in Albion with museum

Sports 04/04/19, 15:01

Some of the first T-ball players are working to create a museum to commemorate the sport's roots in southern Michigan.Lonnie Spencer played on some of the original T-ball teams in Albion. Spencer told the Battle Creek Enquirer that he and other residents want to build a museum to educate the ...

Police ID Michigan parents who died from carbon monoxide

U.S. 01/24/19, 18:48

Police have identified the couple who died after carbon monoxide apparently filled a house from a generator and portable heater while their 5-month-old son survived.Battle Creek Det. Sgt. Todd Elliott said Thursday that 20-year-old Brandon Bull of Bronson and 19-year-old Cylie Jo Canniff of Coldwater had been using a gas-powered ...

Michigan awards $4.8M in ‘mobility’ grants to help disabled

Tech 01/15/19, 17:27

The state of Michigan on Tuesday announced the final round of "mobility" grants it gives out to encourage pilot projects to help transport seniors, the disabled and veterans with autonomous vehicles and other technology.The nearly $4.8 million will provide short-term funding for an autonomous electric shuttle at the Battle Creek ...

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