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2 arrested for reported hit and run and assault in Kalamazoo Sunday morning

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Police say two people were arrested in connection to a hit and run, plus assault Sunday morning. A victim reported at around 9 a.m. they were involved in an alleged road rage incident in the area of West Michigan and Academy in Kalamazoo. The victim said one of the suspects allege

FOX17 - 2018-03-18 23:37:02

Woman reported missing out of Kalamazoo

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Kalamazoo Public Safety needs your help in locating Amy Paul, 48. She was reportedly last seen around 4 p.m. walking away from her home in the 1300 block of Cameron in Kalamazoo. Amy Paul is a white female, stands between 5'5" and 5'8" with shoulder length brown hair. She was last

FOX17 - 2018-03-19 02:31:12

Kalamazoo police seek help finding missing woman

KALAMAZOO, MI - Police are looking for a woman who walked away from her home on Saturday, March 17, and hasn't returned. Police say she did not take her medication with her. Police want to check on her welfare. Amy Paul, 48, was last seen around 4 p.m. Saturday in the 1300 block of Cameron Street. S

MLIVE.COM - 2018-03-19 10:29:59

Nightly lane closures on westbound I-94 start tonight near Kalamazoo

KALAMAZOO, MI -- Nightly single-lane closures on I-94 are scheduled to start Monday. According to a release from the Michigan Department of Transportation, one lane of westbound I-94 will be closed between Exit 80 and Exit 76 from March 19 to April 7. The closures will occur each night at 8 p.m. Th

MLIVE.COM - 2018-03-19 17:41:40

Zachary Patten expected to be sentenced for Kalamazoo murder

Zachary Patten expected to be sentenced for Kalamazoo murder. Zachary Patten is set to be sentenced in a Kalamazoo County courtroom for murder. Zachary Patten was found guilty in February of first-degree murder in the death of Graciela Portillo-Esparza, 31, Portillo-Esparza was killed in July 2017 a

WWMT - 2018-03-19 12:27:06

Woman calls daughter's killer 'coward' during Kalamazoo sentencing hearing

KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- A man convicted of killing a Kalamazoo woman last July has been sentenced to life in prison. During the sentencing hearing Monday for Zachary Patten in Kalamazoo, Gabriela Portillo-Esparza's mother called him a coward for killing the 31-year-old. "You wasted your time," Ofelia Po

FOX17 - 2018-03-19 20:32:37

Teen arrested after Michigan school threat; guns found

PAW PAW, Mich. (AP) - Authorities say guns and materials to make pipe bombs were found at the home of a 15-year-old boy who was arrested following a threat at his school in southwestern Michigan. The Van Buren County sheriff's office says the Paw Paw High School student was arrested Sunday and is be

HERALD-PALLADIUM - 2018-03-19 15:42:18

Kalamazoo mother sentenced after pleading no contest in death of her unrestrained toddler

Minion Clopton was charged with third-degree child abuse after her 1-year-old daughter died in a fatal car crash. The toddler was ejected from the car and died at the scene. (Courtesy of Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office.) A Kalamazoo mother was sentenced on Monday after a crash that killed her 1-ye

WWMT - 2018-03-19 15:45:14

One injured in shooting near Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo

One person was injured in a shooting near the SoHo Apartments in Kalamazoo, across the street from WMU's campus Friday morning. (WWMT/Jason Puhr) KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - One person was injured in a shooting near Western Michigan University's campus in Kalamazoo Friday morning. It happened


Kalamazoo Apartment shooting leaves residents fearful

Kalamazoo Apartment shooting leaves residents fearful. Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety officers are searching for the gunman who shot a man early Friday near the Western Michigan University campus. Police responded at 2:04 a.m. Friday to a report of shots fired at SoHo Apartments across the s


Substitute teacher accused of choking Kalamazoo middle school student

KALAMAZOO, MI -- A substitute teacher is accused of choking a student at a Kalamazoo middle school. The incident happened Tuesday, March 13 at Milwood Magnet School. Kalamazoo Public Schools spokesman Alex Lee confirmed the incident in a statement and said there are conflicting allegations. "At th


New sports bar to replace Mangia Pizza west of Kalamazoo

KALAMAZOO, MI - An Oshtemo Township restaurant has closed to make way for another that has been planned. The Mangia Pizza & Pasta Co. restaurant closed on Feb. 28 at its 3112 S. 9th St. location in Oshtemo Township, with plans for that location to be developed into a sports bar operated by Bill and


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Kalamazoo Police investigate home explosion in Milwood neighborhood

Neighbors in Kalamazoo are on edge after a home explosion is caught on camera in the Milwood neighborhood. The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety is investigating, but remains tight lipped about what happened on Thursday night. Repeated blasts from inside a home on Sunnock Avenue were captured on


1 Injured After Shooting Near WMU

Kalamazoo Public Safety vehicle. (Photo by John McNeill) KALAMAZOO (WKZO AM/FM) -- Kalamazoo Public Safety officers are investigating a shooting west of Western Michigan University's campus. It happened just after 2 a.m. Friday at the Soho Apartments in the 700 block of Howard Street. Officials say