County Approves Red Arrow Highway Project

County Approves Red Arrow Highway Project county-approves-red-arrow-highway-project

The Berrien County Board of Commissioners has approved the latest resurfacing project for Red Arrow Highway in Chikaming Township, but not without some discussion. During a meeting this week, Commissioner Ezra Scott suggested tabling the resolution authorizing the state contract for the road to be worked on from near Harbert Road to Sawyer Road. That’s […]

North Korea attempted to hack South Korea’s nuclear think tank, lawmaker says

North Korea attempted to hack South Korea’s nuclear think tank, lawmaker says north-korea-attempted-to-hack-south-korea’s-nuclear-think-tank,-lawmaker-says

Oleksii Liskonih/iStock (SEOUL, South Korea) — A North Korean hacker group allegedly broke into South Korea’s nuclear research center last month, marking the latest in a series of cyberattack attempts, a South Korean lawmaker said in a press briefing Friday. The Korean Atomic Energy Research Institute noticed unidentified user access, penetrating its VPN system on […]

On Juneteenth, descendants of America’s Black changemakers speak out about preserving ancestors’ legacy

On Juneteenth, descendants of America’s Black changemakers speak out about preserving ancestors’ legacy on-juneteenth,-descendants-of-america’s-black-changemakers-speak-out-about-preserving-ancestors’-legacy

Courtsey of Michelle Duster (NEW YORK) — For enslaved Africans in America, the idea of freedom was just a dream. After hundreds of years of struggle, first for freedom, and then civil rights, the date marking the official end of slavery in 1865 — June 19 — was declared a federal holiday. As the nation […]

Why this tick season may be bad — and how to protect yourself

Why this tick season may be bad — and how to protect yourself why-this-tick-season-may-be-bad-—-and-how-to-protect-yourself

Risto0/iStock (NEW YORK) — It’s the peak season for tick nymphs across many parts of the United States, and experts are warning that this could be a particularly bountiful year for the minuscule, potentially disease-carrying bugs. Each spring and summer, Jean Tsao dons a white tick suit and goes out into fields throughout Michigan to […]

Man who jumped off bridge to save 2-year-old girl honored by Thunderbirds

Man who jumped off bridge to save 2-year-old girl honored by Thunderbirds man-who-jumped-off-bridge-to-save-2-year-old-girl-honored-by-thunderbirds

Air Force Thunderbirds/Facebook (WASHINGTON) — A man who jumped off a bridge to save a 2-year-old girl who plunged into a bay during a car crash has been honored with a Thunderbirds flight in Maryland. Jonathan Bauer sprung into action on May 2 when he and his daughter were out running errands and saw a […]

Texas woman faces jail time after being convicted of voting illegally while on supervised release in 2016

Texas woman faces jail time after being convicted of voting illegally while on supervised release in 2016 texas-woman-faces-jail-time-after-being-convicted-of-voting-illegally-while-on-supervised-release-in-2016

BlakeDavidTaylor/iStock (NEW YORK) — This story is in conjunction with a special edition of ABC News’ “Start Here.” http://apple.co/2HPocUL Crystal Mason tried voting in the 2016 presidential election, but she didn’t know she wasn’t eligible, and her ballot was tossed. But that uncounted ballot still led to a conviction and a five-year jail sentence, with […]

Young princess fights for her claim to the (abolished) throne of Italy

Young princess fights for her claim to the (abolished) throne of Italy young-princess-fights-for-her-claim-to-the-(abolished)-throne-of-italy

ABC News Ines De La Cuetara, ABC News (ROME) — Italy may have abolished its monarchy 75 years ago, but having no real power hasn’t stopped its royal family from feuding. Direct descendants of Italy’s last king are divided over who should lead the family. For thousands of years, only men in the family could […]

Bidens announce their elder German shepherd, Champ, has died

Bidens announce their elder German shepherd, Champ, has died bidens-announce-their-elder-german-shepherd,-champ,-has-died

Adam Schultz/The White House (WASHINGTON) — The White House will be a little quieter when the Bidens return from Delaware to Washington, D.C., after the passing of their beloved German shepherd, Champ Biden. “Our hearts are heavy today as we let you all know that our beloved German Shepherd, Champ, passed away peacefully at home. […]

Benton Harbor Farmers Market Returns Wednesday

Benton Harbor Farmers Market Returns Wednesday benton-harbor-farmers-market-returns-wednesday

Starting on Wednesday for the summer will be the Benton Harbor Farmers Market. Berrien County Health Department spokesperson Gillian Conrad tells WSJM News the market is a great way for Benton Harbor residents to get fresh produce that isn’t available in many places in the community. “We want to be able to have fresh produce […]

US woman who was former Marine found dead in Russia; suspect arrested on murder charges

US woman who was former Marine found dead in Russia; suspect arrested on murder charges us-woman-who-was-former-marine-found-dead-in-russia;-suspect-arrested-on-murder-charges

Macky_CH/iStock (MOSCOW) — An American woman studying in Russia, who went missing four days ago, has been found dead and a man has been arrested on suspicion of her murder, Russian police said Saturday. A search had been underway for Catherine Serou, a 34 year-old graduate student and former Marine, after she disappeared on Tuesday […]

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