‘Bomb’ components include empty cans and cow manure

A 48-year-old man called police at 9 a.m. June 14 to report the possible components of a bomb appeared in

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Used car on eBay turns out to be scam

A 57-year-old Hastings man called police June 10 to report an eBay scam. The man said he found a Toyota

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Identity thief purchases $9,000 in jewelry

A 52-year-old Hastings woman called police at 1 p.m. June 10 to report that someone used her 47-year-old husband's driver's

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Facebook scam uses real friend

A 72-year-old Hastings man went to the Barry County Sheriff's Office at 1 p.m. June 11 to report an internet

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Middleville teenager killed in crash

 Alisabeth Swanson, 18, of Middleville, died in a single-vehicle crash on Garbow Road, near Ashley Lane, in Thornapple Township at

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Suspicious man resists arrest in Hastings

Hastings City Police were dispatched at 10:55 p.m. June 24 in response to a 37-year-old

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Cops and Courts

Woman pays out $810 in phone fraud

A 32-year-old Delton woman called police at 6:45 p.m. June 17, to report possible

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Court News

Steven Mark Abbott Jr., 33, of Hastings, pleaded no contest to larceny in a building, stealing a cement mixer and

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