KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A southwestern Michigan man was arrested and charged with first-degree homicide after intentionally running over a 65-year-old woman in a Walmart parking lot Tuesday, authorities said.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A man who made a video describing abortion as genocide was arrested for a fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in southwestern Michigan, authorities said Thursday.
Joshua Brereton, 25, of Paw Paw was charged in federal court with committing arson at an organization that receives government money.
DETROIT (AP) — Severe thunderstorms left more than 100,000 customers across Michigan without power, utilities reported Wednesday.
Consumers Energy's power outage map showed more than 79,000 customers were affected as of 7:40 p.m.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) _ Stryker Corp. (SYK) on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $656 million.
On a per-share basis, the Kalamazoo, Michigan-based company said it had net income of $1.72.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — One person was shot and one person was in custody following a shooting Thursday night at a McDonald's in Kalamazoo, police said.
Initial reports of an active shooter were incorrect, said Lt.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) _ Stryker Corp. (SYK) on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $323 million.
On a per-share basis, the Kalamazoo, Michigan-based company said it had net income of 84 cents.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan wildlife expert says removing outdoor feeders could help reduce the spread of a bird flu.
Avian influenza has been confirmed in at least five counties: Kalamazoo, Livingston, Macomb, Menominee and Washtenaw, according to the Department of Natural Resources.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed the first influenza-related child death in Michigan for the 2021-2022 flu season, the agency announced.
The reported death involves a child from Kalamazoo County who contracted flu strain known as A/H3, the agency said Friday.
The 2021 Michigan Associated Press Division 1 boys basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of 12 Michigan sportswriters.
Player of the Year: Chansey Willis Jr., Detroit King
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Western Michigan has hired longtime Michigan State assistant Dwayne Stephens to lead its basketball program.
The school made the announcement Monday, adding the move was pending its board's approval.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A Kalamazoo police officer fatally shot a man Sunday when that man fired a handgun toward officers, authorities said.
The shooting happened about 10:30 a.m. after officers were called to a neighborhood south of the city’s downtown area about what the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety called “suspected criminal activity.”
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A man who was drunk when his boat struck and killed an 18-year-old swimmer in southwestern Michigan has been sentenced to at least 15 months in prison.
“The decision I made to drive that boat while intoxicated … was the single worse choice I’ve ever made in my life,” Tyler Boyd of Richland said in a Kalamazoo County court Monday.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Demarius Jacobs jumper with more than two minutes left proved to be the game-winning shot as Ball State edged Western Michigan, 64-63 on Friday night.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The state of Michigan sued the owner and operator of a hydroelectric dam, alleging that its mismanaged drawdown of a lake to do repairs created sediment that has choked a 30-mile stretch of the Kalamazoo River, impeded recreational use and threatened public safety.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza has been detected in Michigan in a non-commercial backyard flock of birds in Kalamazoo County, federal authorities said Thursday.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Setric Millner Jr. had a career-high 28 points and Ryan Rollins added 20 points as Toledo romped past Western Michigan 92-50 on Tuesday night.
Millner Jr. made 11 of 14 shots, including 5 of 6 from beyond the arc.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Lamar Norman Jr. had 19 points and seven rebounds as Western Michigan beat Akron 61-57 in overtime on Tuesday night.
Mileek McMillan had 14 points and nine rebounds for Western Michigan (6-20, 2-13 Mid-American Conference).
COLDWATER, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man who was serving life sentences for the 1972 killings of four women in the Kalamazoo area has died after being found unresponsive in prison, a correction official said.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Dalonte Brown and Mekhi Lairy scored 15 points each to lead Miami (Ohio) to a 70-62 victory over Western Michigan on Saturday.
Isaiah Coleman-Lands added 11 points for the Redhawks (8-7, 2-2 MAC).
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — The family of a 16-year-old boy who was restrained at a shuttered western Michigan youth center and died two days later of cardiac arrest has settled a second wrongful death lawsuit in the case.
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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A lead investigator in the alleged plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pleaded no contest Monday to assaulting his wife, though he said he has no memory of it.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A 54-year-old man who shot three people on a city bus in southwestern Michigan has died after being wounded while exchanging gunfire with police.
Kalamazoo Public Safety Chief Vernon Coakley said Anthony Oliver died Saturday at a hospital following the 9:15 a.m.
STURGIS, Mich. (AP) — A 10-point buck sought sanctuary inside a southern Michigan church on opening day of the state's firearm deer hunting season.
Pastors at Grace Sturgis encountered the buck inside the church's auditorium on Monday before it leapt through a window and back into the wild.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Western Michigan University agreed to stop opposing a legal challenge by athletes who declined to get a COVID-19 vaccine, attorneys said Tuesday.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Lamar Norman Jr. had a career-high 23 points as Western Michigan topped Hope 76-58 on Wednesday night in a season opener.
Markeese Hastings had 10 rebounds for Western Michigan.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A Kalamazoo man fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire with police following a standoff has been identified as the suspect in a recent shooting that critically injured a woman.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Sean Tyler scored three touchdowns — one receiving, one rushing and the final one on a 96-yard kickoff return — and Kaleb Elleby threw two touchdown passes, including a 45-yarder to Corey Crooms with a minute left to play, to help Western Illinois escape with a 45-40 victory over Akron on Tuesday night.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A teacher in southwestern Michigan said he's on a one-week hunger strike outside his school to draw attention to climate change.
Josh Gottlieb said he took a week off without pay to sit outside Kalamazoo Central High School this week.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Kaleb Eleby threw three touchdown passes, ran for a fourth and Western Michigan routed Kent State 64-31 Saturday.
The Broncos came in with the top rushing defense in the Mid-American Conference and held the Golden Flashes to just 124 yards on the ground while Sean Tyler piled up 169 yards, including a 64-yard dash for a touchdown, on 17 carries for Western Michigan.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Two 13-year-old boys were hospitalized Tuesday in western Michigan after being shot by a man wearing a ski mask, police said.
A group of teens were walking down a Kalamazoo street about 4 p.m.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Drew Plitt passed for 310 yards and four touchdowns — including a 75-yarder to Jalen McGaughy on the first play from scrimmage — and Ball State pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat Western Michigan 45-20 in Mid-American Conference action on Saturday.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Seven protesters were arrested and four police officers were injured Friday during a skirmish at a Kalamazoo homeless camp on Friday.
Two days after police cleared people out of the camp and after signs were posted warning that trespassing enforcement would begin at noon at noon Friday, activists were present when officers with the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety arrived and told everybody to leave.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled in favor of athletes at Western Michigan University who sued to be allowed to play sports without getting a COVID-19 vaccination.
GALESBURG, Mich. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy fatally shot a man armed with a knife early Monday in southwestern Michigan after being called to a gas station for an unknown emergency, authorities said.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A former nurse charged in the death of a teenager who was restrained at a Michigan youth home has been placed on probation for 18 months.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Kaleb Eleby threw for two touchdowns and the Western Michigan defense dominated in a 23-3 win over San Jose State on Saturday.
Eleby found Jaylen Hall for 22 yards and Corey Crooms for 37 as the Broncos (3-1) led 20-3 at halftime after the Spartans (2-2) opened the scoring with a field goal.