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7:56 am
Fri July 25, 2014

High-speed chase in WI leads to suicide

MARINETTE COUNTY, WI--   A man who led Wisconsin police on a high-speed chase in Marinette County and shot at vehicles is dead.  

Sheriff’s deputies say the suspect—believed to be a 35-year-old Green Bay man—reportedly shot at and hit a vehicle on US-141 just south of Wausaukee Thursday around 3 p.m.  Deputies spotted the suspect and pursued the black Chevy Tahoe, which fled the scene at a high rate of speed. 

The suspect turned onto US-8, then fired a handgun out the window at deputies.  His vehicle disappeared on a two-rut road near the town of Goodman.

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Crime
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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