WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY & WINTER STORM WARNING

SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH EARLY MONDAY

The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for all of West Michigan except counties along the Michigan-Indiana border, effective from 7 pm Saturday until 6 am Monday. A strong storm will be crossing the Ohio Valley Sunday, bringing snow to West Michigan, with some areas perhaps seeing as much as 10-12" of accumulation. Snowfall will be heaviest south as opposed to north, so along/south of I-94 is where the highest accumulations are expected... 6-10" possible. However, Allegan, Barry, Eaton, Ottawa, and Kent could see anywhere from 4-6". Additionally, gusty winds will be blowing the snow quite a bit, causing drifting on roads along with poor visibility. Travel is discouraged from late Saturday night through Sunday night.

The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER STORM WARNING for the following counties in West Michigan, effective from 7 pm Saturday until 4 am Monday: Berrien, Cass, St.Joseph, Branch, and Hillsdale. A strong winter storm moving into/across the Ohio Valley will bring periods of heavy snow to the Warning area, beginning late tonight and extending through at least Sunday evening. Forecast models indicate between 8 and 12" of accumulation are possible. Additionally, strong winds will cause blowing and drifting snow. Driving conditions will be hazardous Sunday. Travel is not encouraged.

Stay with Newschannel 3 and wwmt.com for the latest updates.

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Third arrest made in Big Bend Apartment asasult

Updated: Tuesday, February 26 2013, 09:57 PM EST
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KALAMAZOO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The Michigan State Police announced that a third arrest has been made in a home invasion, kidnapping, and sexual assault from last month.

Curtis Wayne Hankton, 20, was arrested without incident in Grand Rapids on Monday morning.

He is charged with armed robbery, first-degree home invasion, and two felony firearms charges. He was arraigned Tuesday in Kalamazoo.

According to reports, a female victim from Big Bend Apartments, on Gull Road, was "severely beaten, sexually assaulted, robbed, and then kidnapped."

Two suspects, Danny Vinson and LaFunta Summers, were already arrested in conjunction with the incident.
Third arrest made in Big Bend Apartment asasult
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