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Flu Hitting Kalamazoo County Hard, Local Hospitals Add Visitor Restrictions

Bronson and Borgess Hospitals in greater Kalamazoo and Battle Creek are joining other hospitals across the state in adding visitor restrictions in effort to curb the spread of the flu.

A few weeks ago, Kalamazoo County saw 643 cases of flu-like illness, compared to 180 cases in the same week in 2013 —  that's means we're seeing more than three times the number of illnesses this year, according to Courtney Davis, administrative coordinator for the Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services Department

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New Director Named For Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital

The state has hired a new director for the Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital.  Jill Krause will take over managing the facility next month.

The appointment comes following allegations of misconduct at the hospital that caused the former Director, James Coleman, to resign earlier this year

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Fatal Fire Case Now Homicide Investigation

Police in Kalamazoo are questioning a man in connection with a fatal fire that occurred over the weekend that is now being called a homicide.

The victim, a 47-year-old woman, was found dead in her bed when officers responded to a report of a fire in an apartment at the Clayborne Court Apartments Saturday night

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