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Suspect Held After New Years Day Stabbing

A man remains behind bars in Kalamazoo following a New Year’s morning fight.

The 28-year-old New Mexico man was visiting relatives at a mobile home community on Willow Lane in Kalamazoo Township when he got into a fight at around 5am with a local man

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Kalamazoo Woman Charged In Stabbing

A Kalamazoo woman has been charged with assault after police say she stabbed her boyfriend.

It happened early yesterday morning at the Waverly Place Apartments when investigators say the man got a text from another woman and an argument began, ending with the victim being stabbed in the chest

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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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Man On Bicycle Hit By Car In Portage

Portage Police say a man who was hit by a car while riding his bike across the road had been drinking.

Police say the alcohol may have been a factor in causing the accident.

It happened just before 6pm Sunday at the intersection of Sprinkle and Meredith

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Meijer Surprises More Than 200 Customers By Paying For Their Christmas Purchases [Video]

Saturday was a lucky day for some folks who visited their local Meijer to do their Christmas shopping.

The retailer gave 213 unsuspecting customers a HUGE surprise at the checkout: their entire shopping carts filled with gifts and groceries were given to them free!

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Woman Arrested For Drunk-Driving Stolen Golf Cart

A 23-year-old Kalamazoo woman is facing charges following her arrest for driving a stolen golf cart while drunk.

Kalamazoo Police say an officer spotted a female driving a golf cart down a city street around 8 a

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Michigan Senate OKs Setting Drunk Boating, Snowmobiling Limits at 0.08 Percent BAC

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is expected to sign bills soon that will subject boaters and snowmobilers to the same blood-alcohol limits as motor vehicle drivers.

The bills approved unanimously Tuesday by the state Senate would set the legal alcohol limit at 0.08 percent blood-alcohol content (BAC) instead of 0.10 percent BAC.

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Recount Confirms O’Brien As Winner In 20th State Senate District

A recount in the 20th State Senate District has been completed.

The race initially was won by State Representative Margaret O’Brien by a narrow margin over State Representative Sean McCann in November

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Calhoun County Man Sought In Burglaries

Investigators from the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department say they have identified a suspect in a series of burglaries across the County.

Deputies chased the suspect’s vehicle Sunday night down 11 Mile Road

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