HIGH WIND WARNING; WIND ADVISORY

WARNING Until 11 PM; ADVISORY Until 2 AM

The National Weather Service in northern Indiana issues a HIGH WIND WARNING in Berrien county until 11 PM for 60 mph, or higher, wind gusts.  65 mph gusts have already been confirmed in Michigan City.  

A WIND ADVISORY remains for nearly all of West Michigan until 2 AM.  45 mph to 55 mph gusts are likely and have already verified.  Downed tree branches and some power outages are possible.  The wind direction is from the north, and winds will easily be sustained in the 25 to 35 mph range.  

Stay with wwmt.com for your weather on this Halloween and always!

Breaking Weather Map #1
Breaking Weather Map #2
Breaking Weather Map #3
Breaking Weather Map #4

Police working to keep guns out of the wrong hands

Updated: Wednesday, February 20 2013, 04:06 PM EST
Police working to keep guns out of the wrong hands story image
BATTLE CREEK (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – There are ways police are making sure right now that guns aren’t ending up in the wrong hands.

The Battle Creek Police Gang Unit shows us it’s happening more often and in more ways than you might think.

“Most of the guns we find are not fully automatic, they're not tricked out,” said Sgt. Jeffrey Case, Battle Creek Police.

Sergeant Jeffrey Case with the Battle Creek Police Gang Unit, showed off some of the illegal guns taken off the streets.

14 and counting, so far this year. 153 guns were seized in searches or raids in 2011 and it spiked to 536 in 2012.

Their big focus right now: Straw Purchases. This illegal trade starts from a legitimate transaction.

“Purchasing for those that can't be legally purchased, because of their background,” said Sgt. Case.

“We're not concerned with legitimate law abiding citizens. Those people that are committing felonious assaults, armed robberies or younger gang related kids, that's our focus,” said Sgt. Case.
Police working to keep guns out of the wrong hands
comments powered by Disqus

Top Stories

advertisement
advertisement