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Michigan House Passes Bill Requiring Alcohol Funds For Abuse Prevention
House Bill 5085 was passed by the Michigan House of Representatives 104-3 on Tuesday, and it would require that if the Michigan Liquor Control Commission collected more money in a fiscal year than they did in the previous year, 50 percent of that excess money would need to be allotted to Michigan&ap…
New Truck Stolen In Oshtemo Township Armed Robbery
Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Seville Apartments near South Drake Rd. and W. KL Ave. in Oshtemo Township, after a 35-year-old Battle Creek man said he was robbed. Around 10pm Monday, the victim had been getting into his car when two teens approached the vehicle armed wi…
Kalamazoo Fatal Bike Crash Trial Starts This Week
Jury selection is set for Tuesday for Charles Pickett, Jr. Police say that in June 2016, he had been behind the wheel of his pickup truck while under the influence of drugs, before the truck crashed into a pack of bicyclists travelling on the shoulder of the road in Kalamazoo County’s Cooper …
Couple Sentenced In Watervliet Child Porn ‘House of Horrors’ Case
At sentencing in Grand Rapids federal court, the judge called the crime scene a “child pornography house of horrors”, and said that this case was “if not the worst, then one of the two or three worst cases” he had ever seen.
Man Dies In Armed Standoff With Kalamazoo Police Wednesday
Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Deputies originally went to the Pavilion Estates Mobile Home Park in Pavilion Township around noon Wednesday to talk with a couple parked in a vehicle, after the owner of a trailer said the two had been squatting on his property. When deputies approached, they say …
UPDATE: Person Hurt In ‘Isolated’ Shooting That Closed Three Springfield Schools
The Battle Creek Public Schools say Thursday morning that authorities in Springfield let them know there was an active shooter situation in the area of Valley View Elementary and Springfield Middle School; as a result, the district made the call to cancel classes.
Man Dies In Kalamazoo Shooting Saturday
Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety officers responded to the residence in the 900 block of North Burdick St. around 4am Saturday, and arrived to find the 26-year-old with gunshot wounds; he was rushed to the hospital, but was pronounced dead.
Dead Body Found Alongside I-94 During Rush Hour In Battle Creek
The Michigan State Police Marshall Post says they were called around 4:20pm Wednesday to eastbound I-94 near Capital Avenue, on reports of an unresponsive woman. When troopers arrived they found the woman in a ditch, and she was pronounced dead.
Kalamazoo County Might Join Lawsuit Against Opioid Producers
The County Commission met Tuesday night to discuss the possibility of joining the class action, which sees cities like Lansing and Detroit along with other Michigan municipalities suing drug makers and pharmacies.
Kalamazoo OK’s Medical Marijuana Businesses
Kalamazoo City Commission voted unanimously Monday to allow medical marijuana growers, processors, transporters, testers and dispensaries within city limits, with certain restrictions.