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Two Injured in Kalamazoo Shooting

Two people were injured by gunfire at an apartment complex in Kalamazoo yesterday.  Police responded to the Interfaith Apartments at around 6:30 in the evening when the shooting was reported.  There was no one at the scene when officers arrived but two victims later showed up at area hospitals

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Truck Driver Charged in 2008 Kalamazoo Rape Case

A Tennessee truck driver has been ordered to stand trial on charges that he raped a woman in Kalamazoo back in 2008.

57-year-old Calvin Kelly has been arraigned on charges of criminal sexual conduct, kidnapping and attempted criminal sexual conduct

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Kalamazoo Man Charged in Attempted Kidnapping

A Kalamazoo man was arraigned Wednesday after he allegedly attempted to kidnap two kids at a bus stop. 59-year-old Ivory James Miller was charged with two counts of attempted kidnapping.

Kalamazoo Public Safety officers responded to North and Douglas streets at around 6:30 a

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Chelsea Lassen gives her rental car a hug after a homeless man found and returned her car keys in Grand Rapids Wednesday.
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Unlocking ArtPrize: Woman’s Faith In Humanity Restored

When Chelsea Lassen decided to spend an afternoon with friends exploring ArtPrize in Grand Rapids Wednesday, she didn’t expect to leave in a panic.

“After leaving dinner hours later, I unzipped my pocket only to f

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Just ‘Livin’ The Dream’: Larry Bell’s New ‘Full-Time Job’

Larry Bell has loudly answered the question, "What do want to do when you grow up?"

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Suspect Caught in Kalamazoo Robberies

A man suspected in a pair of armed robberies in the Kalamazoo area yesterday was caught.  A convenience store on Stadium Drive was robbed at gunpoint at around 6pm.  A few hours later, a man matching the description of the robber at the convenience store held up a McDonalds on South Westnedge

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Suspect in Assault, Arson Arrested

Police in Kalamazoo say they have caught the man whom they believe broke into his ex-girlfriend’s home, attacked her and then set her bedroom on fire.  The assault happened on Prospect shortly after 10 Monday night

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Suspect in Assault, Arson on the Run

Police in Kalamazoo are searching for a man they believe broke into his ex-girlfriend’s home, attacked her and then set her bedroom on fire.  It happened on Prospect shortly after 10 last night.  A neighbor saw the flames and managed to keep the fire under control

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Suspect in Cold Case Rape Waives Extradition

A Tennessee truck driver arrested in a sexual assault cold case in Kalamazoo, has also been linked to sexual assaults in three other states.
Attorney General Bill Schuette and Kalamazoo County Prosecutor Jeff Getting announced yesterday that 57-year-old Calvin Kelly of Memphis has been charged with kidnapping and multiple counts of first degree criminal sexual conduct

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Football Coach Collapses in School Prompting Lock-Down

A coach at a Kalamazoo school collapsed and died yesterday, briefly causing the school to be put on lock-down.  It happened at the Maple Street Magnet School for the Arts.  Head Football Coach Darryl Bradford collapsed in the hallway and was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced ‘dead’

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