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7:04 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Soo officers hurt in chase

SAULT STE. MARIE, MI (AP)--   Sault Ste. Marie police say two officers were injured when they fell while chasing two teenage theft suspects on foot.

The Soo Evening News says one officer sustained a severe skull fracture and was flown to Marquette General Hospital for surgery.

Police say the chase happened about 4 a.m. Thursday and say they've identified a 15 year-old Sault Ste. Marie boy and a 17-year-old Wisconsin girl as suspects.

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Crime
7:14 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Another week, another scam

CALUMET, MI--   Michigan State Police want residents to be aware of a lottery scam circulating in the Copper Country.  

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Crime
8:26 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Chase/shooting reported in Alger County

MUNISING, MI--   A suspect in an Alger County domestic violence incident has been shot after he led police on a high-speed chase.  

WLUC-TV reports Munising Police were searching for the man and his car Monday night.  When they found the suspect he fled in his vehicle at a high rate of speed. 

The chase ended when the subject crashed on Buckhorn Road off of H-13.  At that point shots were fired and the suspect was apparently hit.  His condition is unknown. 

Michigan State Police from Alger and Marquette counties are assisting in the case. 

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Crime
8:14 am
Mon July 14, 2014

Escanaba teens arrested for stealing

ESCANABA, MI--   Two teenaged girls are in custody, after they allegedly stole items from a vehicle in Escanaba last week.  

Officers from Escanaba Public Safety say the owner of the vehicle claims he saw the teens take things from his truck, which was parked on the 1300 block of Ludington Street Wednesday just after midnight. 

The girls were apprehended and lodged at the Bay Pines Detention Center.  Both are charged with theft from a motor vehicle, possession of a controlled substance, obstructing a police officer, and a health and safety violation.

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Crime
8:03 am
Mon July 14, 2014

Home invasion suspects headed to court

MARQUETTE, MI--   Arraignment is set for two Marquette residents charged with home invasion. 

City Police say Friday around 6:45 a.m. the suspects entered a residence through an unlocked door.  The homeowner was assaulted, and one of the suspects brandished a firearm during the incident. 

The victim provided a description of the two men and their vehicle.  A short time later police located the subjects in the Orianna Preserve area and arrested them.  Execution of a search warrant uncovered stolen property and firearms in a residence and a vehicle. 

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