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Kalamazoo woman's car found in Wisconsin
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — Police in Wisconsin are looking for a Kalamazoo woman after her car was found in Kenosha. Police say Amanda Hanover, 39, was last seen Monday in Portage. Her empty car was later found parked near the Lake Michigan shoreline in Kenosha. Her cellphone was inside.
Missing person's vehicle found in Wisconsin
KENOSHA (WKZO AM/FM) -- Police in Wisconsin have put out searchers, and used a drone to look for a woman reported missing and endangered from Portage. 39-year-old Amanda Hanover was last seen on Monday by family members in Kalamazoo County.
Oberon-inspired donuts available next week in Kalamazoo, Battle Creek
KALAMAZOO, Mich. – A sign of spring in Southwest Michigan is also found in a local donut shop. Donuts inspired by Oberon beer will be available staring Monday, March 25 at Sweetwater’s Donut Mill in Kalamazoo and Battle Creek.
Every DTE Electric customer in Michigan will see refunds in upcoming bills
DETROIT - DTE Energy electric customers will see credits in two bills this year after the conclusion of an investigation into the company's billing practices. In 2017, Michigan Public Service Commission staff received numerous complaints through its Customer Assistance Division about improper shutof
Vicksburg Community Schools respond to air quality concerns
VICKSBURG, MI -- Vicksburg Community Schools reports this week that air quality testing at Sunset Elementary School found no hazardous airborne environmental contaminants that could cause illness.
Kalamazoo County I.D. program called a success
KALAMAZOO (WKZO AM/FM) -- As Kalamazoo County’s photo I.D. Program nears its one-year anniversary, organizers are delighted with the number of cards that have been issued, and have plans to encourage more to sign up.
1 hospitalized after Kzoo Co. shooting
PARCHMENT, Mich. — A person was hospitalized Thursday after a shooting at a Kalamazoo County apartment complex. It happened Thursday afternoon at an apartment complex on E G Avenue and N Orient Street.
Pedestrian killed by semi on I-94 in Kalamazoo County
CHARLESTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- A pedestrian is dead after being hit by a semi-truck late Tuesday night in Kalamazoo County. It happened in the eastbound lanes of I-94 near S 38th Street in the Galesburg area around 11 p.m. Tuesday.
Proposed Michigan Law Would Lower Legal BAC For Driving
(WWJ) There's a push to lower the threshold for drunken driving in Michigan. State Representative Abdullah Hammoud of Dearborn, along with Mothers Against Drunk Driving, is calling for blood alcohol concentration of .05 percent, instead of .08, to be considered impaired.
Police: Dariaz Higgins thought about killing officer in Michigan with gun used to kill Sierra Robinson
LIVONIA, Mich. (CBS 58) -- The Police Department in Livonia, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit, has posted on Facebook about an encounter they had with alleged killer Dariaz Higgins last week.
This Small Michigan Town Could Become a Spaceport
When you think about launching into space, you probably think of Cape Canaveral in Florida or NASA's Houston Mission Control. Or maybe that Spaceport America launch pad in the middle of the New Mexico desert. So would it surprise you that 5 sites in Northern Michigan could become America's newest sp
Despite Construction, Downtown Kalamazoo To Remain "Open For Business"
Over the next year and a half, changes are coming to downtown Kalamazoo. But the city, the Kalamazoo Downtown Partnership, and Consumers Energy say the central city will remain open for business despite all of the construction.
Michigan priest acquitted of sexual assault charges
SAGINAW, Mich. – A 72-year-old Michigan priest has been acquitted of sexually assaulting two teens with his hands in the first of three trials. There were gasps Thursday as the jury's verdict was announced. The Rev. Robert DeLand testified in his own defense and denied the allegations during a two-d
Michigan’s minimum wage goes up on March 29
Michigan will have a new minimum wage of $9.45 an hour starting on March 29. That’s an increase of 20 cents. The state’s current minimum wage is $9.25. For tipped workers, the minimum wage will increase from $3.52 to $3.59 per hour, and for workers age 16 and 17 years, it increases from $7.86 to $8.
Drug tests proposed for county employees suspected to be ‘under the influence’
KALAMAZOO, MI — In the months after Michigan residents voted to legalize marijuana for adult use, Kalamazoo County is looking at a new policy that would allow testing of employees suspected of being under the influence.
The ‘Cinderella Project of Kalamazoo’ Is Back
Every girl should feel like a Princess on Prom Night and the 'Cinderella Project' insures that!. This is the 13th year that the 'Cinderella Project' has dressed young ladies for a night to remember. The event The event is sponsored by Memories Bridal and Evening Wear, located in downtown Kalamazoo,
Police: Mother slapped 7-month-old baby's face, hit head against wall, causing fractures
Police were called to the Three Rivers Emergency Room Tuesdayin regards to a 7-month-old baby with multiple skull fractures and bruises. Doctors told police the injuries did not fit with what parents told them.
Man arrested after shots fired at Kalamazoo homes
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A suspect is behind bars facing several felony charges after police say he fired a gun at two different homes. The first incident happened around 10:40 p.m. Tuesday night in the 700 block of Douglas Avenue. Two homes were hit by gunfire but no one inside was injured.
Day of free dental care for uninsured adults to take place March 23
A one-day effort to address a major community health concern takes place Saturday, March 23 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., at Family Health Center’s Alcott campus, 505 E. Alcott Street.
1 person shot in Parchment during marijuana deal gone bad
PARCHMENT, Mich. — Police were called to an area near the Parchment High School after a report of shots fired Thursday. Kalamazoo Township Police taped off an area around an apartment complex in the 1700 Block of EG Avenue near Saint Ambrose Catholic Church and Parchment High School after a man was