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Bar Shooting Victim Identified

Kalamazoo Police are seeking an open murder charge related to a fatal shooting at popular Kalamazoo bar, Wayside West.

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Search for Missing Skier Moves to Shore

Authorities are suspending, for now, boat searches on Asylum Lake for a missing Kalamazoo man.  Takashi Sugimori went missing April 2nd after telling his wife he was going cross-country skiing; his car was found parked near the lake with footprints leading up to the ice

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Body Identified as that of Missing Doctor

Authorities say an autopsy has confirmed that a body found in an Indiana lake Sunday is that of a Doctor missing from Kalamazoo since December.  The body of Teleka Patrick was found Sunday morning by a fisherman on Lake George near Gary, Indiana

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Police to Search Lake for Missing Skier

Michigan State Police say police divers will search Asylum Lake in Kalamazoo today for a missing 56-year-old cross-country skier. They say Takashi Sugimori was last seen on April 2nd. Investigators think he may’ve tried walking on the ice to test it, because they found footprints in the area

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[Update] Body Found in Indiana Lake, Possibly Missing Kalamazoo Doctor

Numerous media reports say that missing Kalamazoo doctor, Teleka Patrick's body may have been located in a lake in Porter, Indiana. An investigator hired by the family said it was likely her body.

WOOD-TV in Grand Rapids reported Sunday that Patrick's mother said it was her body

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4 Dead, 16 Injured in Fort Hood Shooting

Four people, including the gunman, were killed and 16 others injured in a shooting at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas Wednesday evening.  Fort Hood officials said the gunman was a soldier who had been receiving mental health treatment and that he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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WMU Student Found Dead in Dorm

Administrators at WMU say one of their students was found dead in a dorm room this morning.  The female freshman was found unresponsive at around 2am and emergency workers were unable to revive her.  The student’s body has been sent to Lansing for an autopsy to discover a cause of death

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Police Break Up Fight at Loy Norrix High School

Police had to go to Loy Norrix High School Thursday morning to break up a fight.  Six students were fighting and wouldn’t stop, and it was too much for the school liaison officer to handle alone.  Police used pepper spray to break up another large fight in the school back in November

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TB Testing Planned at Kalamazoo Central High School

Health officials plan to begin testing at Kalamazoo Central High School next week after a student was found this week to have tuberculosis.  Right now, authorities don’t think it is likely anyone else is infected, but they are planning to test around three hundred students and staff as a precaution

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Press Conference Planned in Teleka Patrick Case

Kalamazoo County Sheriff Richard Fuller has set a press conference for tomorrow to discuss his investigation into the disappearance of a resident Doctor who went missing last month.  Teleka Patrick was last seen in the parking lot of Borgess the night of December 5th and her car was later found abandoned next to the highway in Indiana

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