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Kalamazoo, Battle Creek Among Snowiest Cities in U.S.

If you’ve ever lived in or been to Michigan in the winter, this is probably no surprise.
According to niche.com, Michigan has five of the Top 25 Snowiest Cities in America — and Kalamazoo and Battle Creek made the list!

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Leadership Selected For Kalamazoo County Board

The Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners last night made their selections for the boards leadership posts.

Commissioners picked John Taylor as Board Chairman for the next year and Jeff Heppler was selected as Vice Chairman

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Bank In Oshtemo Robbed Monday

A bank in Oshtemo was held up yesterday.

According to the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office, the Chemical Bank on West Main Street was robbed at around 3 in the afternoon.

The robber is described as a white male, with a beard; he is about six feet tall, and weighs 220-250 pounds

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Kalamazoo County Winter Weather Advisory: Snow, Icy Roads

A winter weather advisory in Kalamazoo County remains in effect through noon today. 

The National Weather Service out of Grand Rapids forecasts "hazardous weather."

We'll likely see icy roads and an additional 1 to 2 inches of snowfall, as snow showers continue and temperatures remain in the single digits

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Two Arrested After Gunfire And Chase

Two men were arrested in Kalamazoo early Sunday following gunfire and a high speed chase.

Officers responded to a report of shots being fired at Ada and Burell Streets at around 3am. As police arrived, three suspects jumped into a car and sped away

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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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