WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES

UNTIL 8 PM

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES start shortly for all of West Michigan for an accumulation of snow followed by sleet and freezing rain and even plain rain.  The ADVISORIES last until 8 PM everywhere save for Berrien, Cass, St. Joe, and Branch counties where the expiration time is 1 PM.  Snowfall ranges from 1" to 3" near and south of I-96 including Kalamazoo.  North of I-96, amounts may be greater in a range from 2" to 4".  Once snow transitions to freezing rain, ice accumulations of 1/10" perhaps upwards of 2/10" are possible.  Plus, secondary and back roads are likely to remain icy even when air temperatures reach the middle 30s this afternoon.  Please be careful traveling!

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Man arrested after carrying machete, making threats

Updated: Monday, August 4, 2014
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BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – A man in is the Calhoun County Jail after carrying a machete and making threats at an apartment building.

It happened at an apartment building on Dahlia Drive, near Beckley Road, around noon on Sunday.

Witnesses tell Battle Creek police that a man, who none of the residents know, was pounding on a door -- waving a machete. They say he broke out a window screen and told people he had something for them.

When officers got to the building, they found the man, still with the machete. They say he also had backpacks full of merchandise from the Wal-Mart on Beckley Road in Emmett Township, stolen Sunday morning.

The man was arrested for home invasion and receiving and concealing stolen property. Battle Creek police say that the Emmett Township Public Safety will be seeking retail fraud charges for the stolen merchandise.

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