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Police Search for Bank Robber in Kalamazoo

The Preferred Credit Union on South Westnedge in Kalamazoo was the scene of an armed robbery Wednesday afternoon. A man with a handgun robbed the credit union at around noon, running off with a small amount of money

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Power Outage in Kalamazoo County Offices Causes some Program Cancellations

This information comes from a press release, sent Monday morning by the government of Kalamazoo County:

 

Kalamazoo County Health & Community Services Nazareth Facility, 1st Wing, is without power and the following programs will be closed today:  Immunization/STD Clinic; Dental Clinic; HIV Program.

 

If you

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Cause of Fire in Trash Facility So Far Undetermined

Investigators will continue this week to try and determine the cause of a fire at a trash storage facility.  The fire was found shortly after 4 in the morning Saturday at the Republic Services building in the Comstock area

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Police Investigate Kalamazoo Shooting

Police in Kalamazoo are investigating a shooting after a victim showed up at the hospital with a gunshot wound last night.  Officers responded to reports of shots at Lay Boulevard and James Street at around 11 last night found evidence but no victim

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Promise Scholarships Extended to Private Colleges

At an event at Kalamazoo College on Tuesday, officials announced an expansion of the Promise Scholarship program to some private colleges.  Starting with the class of 2015, the scholarships will cover tuition at fifteen liberal arts colleges including Kalamazoo College, Adrian, Albion, Hillsdale, Grand Rapids' Aquinas, Hope and Calvin, University of Detroit Mercy, and a number of others

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Three Charged with Murder of Michael Day

Two more individuals are facing charges in connection with the Memorial Day shooting of 13-year-old Michael Day. On Monday, the Kalamazoo County Prosecutor’s office announced charges against 18-year-old Rashid Perez and 23-year-old Octavius Snell

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Man Sentenced in Murder of Child

A man found guilty in the death of a 14-month-old child on New Year’s Eve back in 2012 was sentenced to life without parole Monday in Kalamazoo. Toren Hains was convicted of felony murder and first-degree child abuse in early May in the death of Zoie Johnston, the daughter of his then girlfriend, on December 31st

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Police Investigate Shooting at Interfaith Apartments

A man was shot early this morning in Kalamazoo.  Police patrolling at the Interfaith Apartments heard the shots shortly after 1:30 and searched the area.  Officers say they found a 22-year-old man sitting outside an apartment with a gunshot wound to the foot

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Bank Robbed in Galesburg Thursday

A bank in Galesburg was robbed yesterday.  The robber entered the PNC on Michigan Avenue at around 2 in the afternoon, armed with a pistol, and demanded cash.  The robber fled with a small amount of cash in a midsize blue sedan, driven by another man, which had been parked in the Galesburg United Methodist parking lot

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Teen Charged in Kalamazoo Murder

Police in Kalamazoo now have three people in custody in connection with the fatal shooting Monday evening of 13-year-old Michael Day.  Police initially arrested an 18-year-old person-of-interest on unrelated charges but say their investigation revealed that three different men fired guns in the direction of the victim

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