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2 Arrested After Counterfeit Bills Used To Pay For Milkshakes

An 18-year-old woman and 31-year-old man have been arrested after a counterfeit $100 bill was used to pay for a milkshake at a western Michigan restaurant.

CBS Detroit–08/23/2015

Oil clings to plants along the Kalamazoo River after an oil spill of approximately 840,000 gallons of crude oil July 28, 2010 in Marshall. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Activists Return To Site Of Massive 2010 Oil Pipeline Spill In Battle Creek

The Enbridge spill released more than 800,000 gallons of oil from a broken pipeline in 2010. It spoiled approximately 40 miles of the Kalamazoo River and Talmadge Creek.

CBS Detroit–07/25/2015

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No Charges In 1961 Death Of Boy After Body Is Exhumed

After exhuming remains from 1961, investigators say no charges will be filed in the death of an 8-month-old boy, despite incriminating statements by his mother.

CBS Detroit–06/14/2015

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Michigan Bag Of Cremated Remains Found On Scottish Beach

A bag of cremated remains handled by a company in southwestern Michigan was apparently discovered on a beach in Scotland.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2015

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Investigation Underway After ‘Suicide By Police’ In Battle Creek

Chief Jim Blocker said that the man ignored “loud and clear” warnings from the officers before pulling a gun from his waistband. Police told the man to drop his gun before shots were fired from both sides.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/10/2015

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Police: 19-Year-Old Woman Accidentally Shot By 13-Year-Old Boy After Target Practice

It happened Monday behind a home in Pennfield Township.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2015

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‘Battle Creek’ Stars Dean Winters & Josh Duhamel, Cracking Cases As They Clash

An odd-couple cop drama with a not-so-buddy comedy streak: That’s “Battle Creek,” which pairs a hard-bitten detective from the budget-strapped police force in Battle Creek, Michigan, with a golden-boy agent in the flush FBI who seems incapable of making an uncertain move.


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‘Battle Creek’ Opening Musician Brandon Calhoon Visits The CBS 62 Studio

Brandon Calhoon was tapped to develop the song for the new CBS show “Battle Creek”. He stopped by the CBS 62 studios in Southfield to talk about his career and the importance of music in life.


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Man Gets Life, No Parole In Fatal Stabbing Of Gas Station Employee

Last month, a Calhoun County Circuit Court jury found Shawn Pike guilty of first-degree murder for the July 23 killing of 27-year-old Nicole Gates.

CBS Detroit–03/09/2015

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Judge Yanks Bond For Man Convicted Of Making Campus Threats

The government says the threat was posted on Feb. 26, the same day the Battle Creek man was convicted of making online threats back in 2013.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2015