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TODAY IS Saturday August 30th


(08-29-2014) • Brown Sentenced, Family Says He Will Appeal
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(08-29-2014) • Snyder Released By Sturgis Fire Department
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(08-29-2014) • Hughes Gets High Marks During Evaluation
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(08-29-2014) • Car strikes moped; Millersburg woman dead
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: CR 38 near CR 35 • Goshen, IN
(08-29-2014) • Four Suspects Identified In PH Athletic Field Vandalism
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Prairie Heights High School
(08-29-2014) • Brown Gets 37 1/2 To 75 Years In Locey Murder
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(08-29-2014) • Big Angola Stink A Mystery
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(08-29-2014) • AHS Student Escapes Serious Injuries In Crash
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: U.S. 20 and 100 East • Angola, IN
(08-28-2014) • LaGrange County Promise receives more support
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(08-28-2014) • City Commission Approves Resolution To Help SMP
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(08-28-2014) • City Commission Approves Two More IFEC Requests
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(08-28-2014) • Corn Field Damage Maybe Related To Theft
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: CR 350 North and 250 West • LaGrange, IN
(08-28-2014) • ACD Festival Starts Thursday
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Auburn, IN
(08-28-2014) • Three alarm shop fire near Topeka
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Topeka, IN
(08-28-2014) • Amber Alert Issued For One Month Old Baby
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Indianapolis
(08-27-2014) • Sturgis Firefighter Arraigned On Multiple CSC Charges
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(08-27-2014) • SHS Open House Is Tonight
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(08-27-2014) • Ennis Picked To Serve On Coldwater City Council
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Coldwater, MI
(08-27-2014) • Busy Travel Weekend According To AAA
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Dearborn, MI.
(08-27-2014) • Wing Waives Preliminary Hearing
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(08-27-2014) • Ben's Soft Pretzels Opens In Angola Wal Mart
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(08-27-2014) • Two hurt in crash near Avilla
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: SR 3 & 8 north junction • Avilla, IN
(08-27-2014) • Victim Services Unit Started By BCSD
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Coldwater, MI
(08-26-2014) • Coldwater Doctor Has License Suspended
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Lansing, MI.
(08-26-2014) • Illinois Man Dies After Near Drowning Experience
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Silver Creek Township, Cass Co.- MI
(08-26-2014) • Cassopolis Man Injured Driving To Work
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Jefferson Township, Cass Co. MI
(08-26-2014) • Sturgis Firefighter Arrested On CSC Chargers
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(08-26-2014) • Motorcyclist injured after striking trailer
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: CR 750N and 900E • Howe, IN
(08-26-2014) • Equipment From LaGrange Store Stolen
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(08-26-2014) • Bounty Hunter Gunfight Leaves One Dead, Two Wounded
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Kosciusko County
(08-26-2014) • LaGrange Co. Habitat For Humanity prepares to build next home
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(08-25-2014) • Changes Approved To Moso Village Development
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(08-25-2014) • Three Rivers To Start Hydrant Flushing Next Week
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Three Rivers, MI
(08-25-2014) • Chip And Seal Work Happening In Bronson
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Bronson, MI
(08-25-2014) • Illinois Man Critical Following Lake Incident
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Silver Creek Township, Cass Co.- MI
(08-25-2014) • Free PSA Screening Being Offered For Area Men
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Cameron Hospital • Angola, IN
(08-25-2014) • Man Injured In Toll Road Accident
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Indiana Toll Road 131.1 MM


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Brown Sentenced, Family Says He Will Appeal
Friday Aug 29, 2014 7:43pm
Centreville, MI

(CENTREVILLE) – A sentence has been handed down against Andy Brown.

The 37 year old Portage man was found guilty in July of second degree murder in the October 2, 2013 shooting death of David Locey. The sentencing took place Friday morning in St. Joseph County Circuit Court.

Prior to the sentence being announced, Brown was given an opportunity to speak to the Court. Brown offered his sympathies to Locey's family and again stated he was innocent of David's murder and has done everything he could to prove he did not kill Locey.

Brown says while's he has made mistakes in the past, he has paid for those and was a good man and a loving person.

Also speaking to the court was Locey's son Jeff spoke for the family, saying simply he missed his father, and it hasn't gotten easier for him. Locey went on to say that both his father and Brown affected people, but in different ways. While David Locey was also availableto help or listen to someone and try to build them up, he said Brown was just the opposite and didn't care for anyone but himself.

Circuit Court Judge Paul Stutesman sentenced Brown to 37 and a half to 75 years on the second degree murder charge.

Brown was also given a sentence of two years on the felony firearms charge, with credit for 316 days already served.

Following the sentencing, Brown's wife Heather spoke to the media. She said that Andy Brown was innocent and that he didn't get a fair trial in St. Joseph County. Heather Brown says the appeals process has been started and they will get her husband another trial.

Brown's mother Teresa also spoke, saying her son is innocent and they will do everything they can to prove that.

Brown was originally arrested on a charge of embezzlement, but that charge was dropped and the charges of first degree murder and felony firearms were filed.




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