10 AM Until 2 AM Saturday

The National Weather Service maintains a WIND ADVISORY for nearly all of West Michigan from 10 AM this morning until 2 AM Saturday morning.  45 mph gusts are likely inland while 50 mph gusts are possible at the Lake Shore.  This kind of wind is capable of bringing down tree branches and creating some power outages.  Obviously, we hope that doesn't happen.  Winds blow from the northwest this morning then from the north by midday and beyond.  Stay with for your weather today and always!

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Police search for knife-wielding suspect

Updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014
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PORTAGE, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Police are searching for a man who threatened someone with a knife and ran away from officers.

It happened on Falcon Court in the Milham Meadows Apartments around 3 a.m. Saturday.

Police say they attempted to take the man into custody after he made contact with a person who walked into the apartments with a double edged knife.
He fled and officers chased after him.

After a search with multiple officers and a tracking dog, they were unable to catch him.

The suspect is described as a blake male, around 19 years old. He's about 5'7", 120 lbs.

He was wearing a silver jacket, red T-shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Portage Department of Public Safety or Silent Observer.

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