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Man Charged In Halloween Stabbing

A man has been charged with attempted murder, following a stabbing which occurred at a Halloween party in Kalamazoo. 19 year-old Drew Liggett was arraigned Wednesday in Kalamazoo County District Court

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Plow Blade Theft Investigated

Sheriff’s Deputies in Kalamazoo County are searching for whoever stole Comstock’s plow blades.

Township officials say thieves made off with all three of the plow blades from their facility on East Main just before Halloween

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Kalamazoo Man Killed In Weekend Shooting

Police are still trying to identify a suspect in a shooting Saturday in Kalamazoo that left one dead.

Officers responded to gunfire at a home on Inverness Lane Saturday morning at around 2:30.

The victim, a 21-year-old man, was found at the scene and taken to the hospital where he died

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Kalamazoo County Administrator Resigns

Kalamazoo County Administrator Peter Battani has resigned.

The resignation was presented to the County Board at last night’s meeting and was unanimously accepted.

Battani cited fatigue as the reason for his departure

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Election Results

Uncertified results are in for yesterday’s election.

STATEWIDE

  • Governor Snyder defeated Democratic challenger Mark Schauer
  • Secretary of State Ruth Johnson defeated her challenger Godfrey Dillard
  • Attorney General Bill Schuette beat Democrat Mark Totten

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WMU Students Clean Headstones

More than 300 Western Michigan University business students spent Saturday volunteering at a cemetery.

The students along with some faculty members visited the Fort Custer National Cemetery and spent time cleaning the headstones

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Police Seek Stabbing Suspect

Kalamazoo Police continue to search for a man who stabbed a guest at a Halloween Party this weekend.

Officers responded to the scene at a home at David and Walnut at around 2am Saturday.

According to witnesses at the party, an uninvited man was asked to leave and he came back shortly after armed with a knife and attacked one of the guests, stabbing him multiple times

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2014 Michigan General Election Primer

President Barack Obama, former Massachusetts governor and presidential candidate Mitt Romney, former Florida governor and presidential candidate Jeb Bush and former U.S. Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton have all campaigned this fall in Michigan, but not in their election bids.

They were supporting Michigan candidates for governor and U.S. Senate.

Michigan's general election is Tuesday.

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University of Michigan Taps Retired Steelcase CEO Jim Hackett as Interim AD

University of Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon has resigned and retired Steelcase Inc. CEO Jim Hackett is in for the interim, U-M President Mark Schlissel said in an Ann Arbor news conference this afternoon.

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Alert Issued After Robbery on WMU Campus

Campus Police at Western Michigan University last night issued an alert after another armed robbery was reported.  This follows other robberies over the weekend near the west campus area.

Two students walking between the health center and Sangren Hall were held up at gunpoint at around 9

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