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Kalamazoo Man Arrested for Choking Ex-Girlfriend

Police say a Kalamazoo man was arrested yesterday after breaking into a house to threaten his ex-girlfriend with a knife.  It happened on Bronson Avenue at around 2:30 in the afternoon.  Investigators say the suspect tracked his ex to her friend’s home and began to argue with her and then attacked and choked her

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Westbound I-94 Closed Due to Crash

Authorities say westbound I-94 has been closed in Calhoun County due to a crash.  Police on the scene of the wreck say it will be necessary to close the highway for an extended period.  The westbound lanes of I-94 are closed at I-69 and emergency dispatchers say drivers should get off there or earlier if at all possible as long backups are expected

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WMU, Cooley Affiliation Complete

Thomas M. Cooley Law School and Western Michigan University have implemented their affiliation agreement.

Officials held a ceremony in Kalamazoo Wednesday to mark the start of the renamed institution, Western Michigan University Thomas M

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Vicksburg Teen Killed in Crash

A teenager was killed in a car crash in Kalamazoo County

Thursday.  Kalamazoo County Sheriffs Deputies say 17-year-old Kayla Davenport was killed when her car crashed into a tree at around noon

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Plea Entered in Arson Conspiracy

A woman who conspired to have one of her rental properties in Kalamazoo burned down pleaded ‘guilty’ yesterday to the conspiracy.  Lola Atkinson entered the plea as part of a deal with prosecutors who dropped an arson charge

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Primary Election Results

Uncertified numbers are in for Tuesday’s primary election.

Proposal 1 on the statewide ballot appears likely to win approval.  The proposal will affirm the removal of the personal property tax on business

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Driver Crashes While Fleeing Gunfire

Police say a driver fleeing gunfire yesterday morning crashed into a utility pole, causing a power outage in Kalamazoo. According to Public Safety officers, someone standing along Florence Street opened fire on a car driving by at around 4am

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Deputies Search for Driver Who Fled Crash Scene

A woman was hurt in Kalamazoo County yesterday when her car was hit a by a truck, whose driver then fled the scene.  It happened at around 6:30pm at the intersection of West B Avenue and Ravine Road in Alamo Township

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Douglass Community Association Gets Help from WK Kellogg Foundation

The WK Kellogg Foundation has decided to make a large grant to support operations at a community center in Kalamazoo that has been under financial stress for the past few years.  The foundation awarded over $297-thousand dollars to the Douglass Community Association yesterday

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Teen Caught with Loaded Pistol

Police say they arrested an armed teenager in Kalamazoo last night.  Officers say they got a report about the 15-year-old walking around with a concealed pistol at around 9:45.  Police say the teen ran when officers tried to talk to him, but he was caught after he ran into a nearby home

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