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Two employees assaulted at Comfort Inn in Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety were called to the Comfort Inn in the 700 block of West Michigan Avenue in downtown Kalamazoo after a woman assaulted hotel employees. Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety was called to the Comfort Inn in the 700 block of West Michigan Avenue in downtown Kalama

WWMT - 2017-09-20 13:33:07

Police: Homeowner started own house on fire in Kalamazoo

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Kalamazoo police say a homeowner started their own house on fire late Wednesday evening. It happened inside a home on Douglas, just south of the US-131 business loop on the city's north side. Firefighters say they put out the flames quickly with no serious damage.

WWMT - 2017-09-20 23:30:17

Kalamazoo named 'under the radar' destination by Expedia

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Kalamazoo has been named a top "under the radar" city by the Expedia travel company! The list names Kalamazoo as a top destination for beer lovers. Expedia points out Bell's Brewery and a numerous other local breweries. It says downtown Kalamazoo has a lively night

WWMT - 2017-09-20 22:29:46

Report: Fatal plane crash during 'American Made' film blamed in part on Tom Cruise

The loved ones of two people who died during a plane crash while filming for "American Made" claim Tom Cruise is partially to blame for it. The Blast reports from court documents that the families of Alan Purwin and Carlos Berl believe the famous actor and director Doug Liman "contributed to the cir

WWMT - 2017-09-20 14:22:27

Police in Kalamazoo warn of increase in financial crimes targeting seniors

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Kalamazoo Public Safety officers says they've seen a recent increase in the number of financial crimes targeting seniors. Investigators say the perpetrators specifically target seniors at retirement and assisted living homes. They pose as bank employees, requesting

WWMT - 2017-09-21 16:20:10

Accused serial rapist acquitted on four counts in Kalamazoo, following 2008 incident

Accused serial rapist Calvin Kelly has been found not guilty on all charges and will be released within the next couple of hours. KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Accused serial rapist Calvin Kelly has been found not guilty on all charges and will be released within the next couple of hours. Newsc

WWMT - 2017-09-21 18:17:55

Pregnant Kalamazoo County woman wins $100,000 in online Michigan Lottery game

KALAMAZOO COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A Kalamazoo County woman who is expecting has found herself with a fortune she wasn't expecting. "I wasn't feeling well, so I was spending the afternoon at home and decided to play the lottery on my phone," the pregnant 33-year-old woman told the Michigan Lo

WWMT - 2017-09-21 15:55:26

Michigan State Police mourns loss of trooper killed in motorcycle crash

ROCKFORD, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Michigan State Police tell us Trooper Timothy O'Neill has been with the Rockford post since he graduated trooper recruit class in January 2014. Wednesday, you can see a sign on the door that says walk-in services are closed today as they mourn his loss. Just below i

WWMT - 2017-09-20 16:47:49

Taco Bell will add alcohol to its menu at 300 locations

Taco Bell restaurant sign. Cropped Photo: Chris Potter / CC BY 2.0 via MGN Online WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) -- In an effort to innovate their brand, fast food chain Taco Bell has announced they will open 300 brand new locations that will serve alcohol. The locations will not have a drive

WWMT - 2017-09-20 15:52:12

Man convicted of international child sex crimes gets 22 years in prison

International law enforcement say a 32-year-old man posing as a child forced kids to abuse other kids by using blackmail. (Brevard County Sheriff's Office) International law enforcement say a 32-year-old man posing as a child forced kids to abuse other kids by using blackmail. According to the Breva

WWMT - 2017-09-20 17:08:23

Walmart to offer extra holiday hours for current workers

This file photo shows a Wal-Mart store in Las Vegas. The store will be offering extra holiday hours for current workers, rather than bringing in new holiday hires. (AP Photo/John Locher) NEW YORK (AP) - Walmart won't be doing large-scale holiday hiring at its stores this year. Instead, like last yea

WWMT - 2017-09-20 17:13:54

Woman in Kevin Hart scandal denies being an extortionist

FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2017 file photo, Kevin Hart poses at Kevin Hart's "Laugh Out Loud" new streaming video network launch event in Beverly Hills, Calif. A woman has come forward to say she was involved with Kevin Hart a month ago but is not an extortionist. Montia Sabbag spoke to reporters at her

WWMT - 2017-09-20 17:11:31

Mexico shocked by news: Girl trapped in rubble didn't exist

Search and rescue team members work to bring down a large piece of concrete during rescue efforts at the Enrique Rebsamen school in Mexico City, Mexico, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. A delicate effort to reach a young girl buried in the rubble of the school stretched into a new day on Thursday, a vigil

WWMT - 2017-09-21 20:42:24

Police issue warning as suspicious vehicle approaches students in Holland

ottawaco.PNG HOLLAND, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The Holland Department of Public Safety has a warning for parents tonight, after reports of a suspicious vehicle approaching students. Police say the driver has pulled up to several people, asking them to get into his truck. We're told in the most recent

WWMT - 2017-09-21 20:41:42

Truck with 40,000 pounds of vodka overturns in N.C.

Authorities say the load was so heavy, that when a tow truck tried to turn the truck right side up, the truck's metal exterior bent. So instead, workers took the boxes of vodka off one at a time (Photo: Clayton Police Dept.) CLAYTON, N.C. (AP) -- A tractor trailer full of vodka has overturned on a N

WWMT - 2017-09-21 19:28:44

23 women in Uganda have been mysteriously murdered since May

WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) -- Government officials and police in Uganda are searching for answers after the body of a woman was discovered at a banana farm near Kampala. 22-year-old Sarah Nelima is the 23rd woman to die mysteriously in the country's Wakiso district since May, according t

WWMT - 2017-09-21 19:19:28

Kim Jong Un calls Trump 'deranged,' says he will 'pay dearly' for remarks

FILE - In this April 13, 2017 file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, arrives for the official opening of the Ryomyong residential area, in Pyongyang, North Korea. South Korea's military says North Korea is believed to have conducted its sixth nuclear test. South Korea's military said S

WWMT - 2017-09-21 18:49:48

In Mexico, rescuers battle to extract victims from rubble

Rescue workers search for survivors, some holding their arms up as a sign to maintain silence, at an apartment building located on Amsterdam street, at the intersection with Laredo street, that collapsed during an earthquake in the Condesa neighborhood of Mexico City, Mexico, Thursday, Sept. 21, 201

WWMT - 2017-09-21 18:35:45

Late September heat has West Michigan scrambling for the air conditioning

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - From high school athletes to students at Western Michigan University, the heat has people hunkering down in the air conditioning and taking frequent water breaks. Mother Nature seems to think summer isn't over yet, so we're getting one last fling with August-like t

WWMT - 2017-09-21 16:42:39

Ice cream truck crashes, spills treats on Genesee County road

An ice cream truck and box truck collided shortly before 7:30 a.m. on Rt. 77 in the Iroquois Wildlife refuge. (Photo: Alecia Kaus) ALABAMA, N.Y. (WHAM) - There were fudgicles and ice cream sandwiches in the road Thursday morning in Alabama, Genesee County. An ice cream truck and box truck collided s

WWMT - 2017-09-21 16:27:24