Monday, July 11, 2016

In the news: St. Joseph, Michigan (and by default, Benton Harbor)

The headline

The incident
Berrien County Sheriff Paul Bailey confirmed at a Monday press conference that two court bailiffs -- both retired police officers -- were killed and the suspect, an unidentified man, was shot and killed by police inside the county courthouse in downtown St. Joseph.

The location

A closer look at county seat St. Joseph and its neighbor Benton Harbor

Source:  Wikipedia

Related articles:
Now That the Factories Are Closed, It’s Tee Time in Benton Harbor, Mich. (New York Times Magazine, 12/15/2011)
Bridging the Gap Between Benton Harbor and St. Joseph.  (Michigan Radio, 11/17/2011)
Michigan riots: Tales of two cities and the gulf between.  (Christian Science Monitor, 6/20/2003)

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