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Portage Parks Department holding photo contest

Portage Parks Department holding photo contest PORTAGE, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The Portage Parks and Recreation Department is holding their inaugural Parks Photo Contest. Residents will be able to submit a photo taken at any of the 17 parks within the city of Portage for their chance to get it feat

WWMT - 2017-09-18 22:34:19

Law firm will move from downtown Kalamazoo to new offices in Portage

KALAMAZOO, MI - The Honigman law firm will move out of downtown Kalamazoo early next year and become the first tenant of the latest of the Trade Centre Way office buildings off South Westnedge Avenue at I-94. The move will put the firm closer to the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport, a sp

MLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 20:46:30

St. Thomas still recovering from Hurricane Irma, but under hurricane warning again

(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - St. Thomas is one of the U.S. Virgin Islands under a hurricane warning tonight. And the island hasn't even begun to recover from Hurricane Irma. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - St. Thomas is one of the U.S. Virgin Islands under a hurricane warning tonight. And the island hasn't even begun to rec

WWMT - 2017-09-19 00:39:02

Emergency dispatch consolidation plan moving forward, as group looks for long-term funding

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A plan to consolidate emergency dispatch in Kalamazoo County is moving forward after all five groups involved have signed off on a short term funding plan. The move comes after voters rejected a surcharge increase to fund the authority on the May ballot. The Kalama

WWMT - 2017-09-19 20:04:19

W. Mich. mother killed in hit-and-run crash to be laid to rest this week

KENT COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A West Michigan mother of two, who was killed by a hit and run driver, will be laid to rest on Thursday. 33-year-old Meranda Baguss died last Thursday night in a crash near Cedar Springs. Her twin five year old boys, Tony and Chauncey, were critically injured. Po

WWMT - 2017-09-19 23:05:08

Vandals cause havoc at Kalamazoo Farmers' Market, and keep coming back

Vendors at the Kalamazoo Farmers' Market are frustrated after arriving to find the market vandalized Tuesday morning. Overnight, vandals flipped and broke picnic tables, tipped over a planter, and tried to break into the market office. Market Manager Gaby Gerken said this isn't the first time the ma

WWMT - 2017-09-19 13:03:31

Pennsylvania Turnpike warns of 80-mile detour this weekend

Pennsylvania Turnpike officials are warning motorists of an 80-mile detour they'll encounter in western Pennsylvania over the weekend. (MGN) Pennsylvania Turnpike officials are warning motorists of an 80-mile detour they'll encounter in western Pennsylvania over the weekend. The detour will run from

WWMT - 2017-09-19 10:57:31

Kids could face felony charges, accused of attacking, robbing gas station clerk

Kids could face felony charges, accused of attacking, robbing gas station clerk (FILE) JACKSON, Mich. (NEWSHCANNEL 3) - Three children could face felony charges, accused of luring a gas station clerk outside and then attacking him. Police in Jackson say Friday around 2 a.m., a 12-year-old boy walked

WWMT - 2017-09-19 23:44:29

QUIZ: Can you talk like a pirate?

WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) -- It's International Talk Like a Pirate Day! How well do you know the meaning of various well-known pirate phrases? Test your knowledge to see how much of a pirate you are. After finishing the quiz, make sure you share your results with friends on social media.

WWMT - 2017-09-19 20:05:26

WMU beginning construction on new manufacturing lab

WMU beginning construction on new manufacturing lab KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Western Michigan University is beginning construction on a new state of the art manufacturing lab! The facility is going up at WMU's regional campus at Ionia and Cherry in downtown Grand Rapids. Project leaders sa

WWMT - 2017-09-19 19:57:40

FBI confirms Manafort was under surveillance before, after 2016 election

FILE - In this July 17, 2016 file photo, then-Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort talks to reporters on the floor of the Republican National Convention at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland as Rick Gates listens at back left. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley is considering issuing

WWMT - 2017-09-19 19:31:42

Irma debris will be converted to power

State energy officials say burning waste accounts for about 2 percent of Florida's power, and it is a quick way to get our streets clear. (WPEC) Curbs all over South Florida are loaded up with debris from hurricane Irma. Piles upon piles of it. And a lot of it will be turned into energy. Ironic, but

WWMT - 2017-09-19 18:54:28

Nora, Oregon Zoo's beloved polar bear, arrives at new home in Utah

Eleven month-old polar bear Nora in the winter habitat at the Oregon Zoo. Oregon Zoo / photo by Michael Durham. PORTLAND, Ore. (KATU) - For the last year, visitors to the Oregon Zoo have fallen in love with Nora - the zoo's rambunctious two-year-old Polar Bear. The beloved bear arrived Tuesday at he

WWMT - 2017-09-19 17:47:22

Walgreens, Rite Aid trim store purchase deal to $4.38B

FILE - This June 4, 2014, file photo, shows a Walgreens retail store in Boston. Walgreens and Rite Aid have finally devised a combination of the nation's largest and third-largest drugstore chains that will get past anti-trust regulators. The companies said Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, that they have Fe

WWMT - 2017-09-19 17:18:56

Michigan State Senator working to push 'tampon tax' proposal back to forefront of agenda

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - In Michigan, the so-called "tampon tax" proposal has been stalled on the Senate floor since march. Now, one lawmaker is pushing to bring the bill back into the forefront. Senator Rebekah Warren (D-Ann Arbor) says the bill has seen bipartisan support since the very

WWMT - 2017-09-19 16:38:01

Police: Restaurant owner faces charges after driving car through wife's garage

A Cambria County restaurant owner is facing multiple charges after police said he drove his car through his wife's garage door Monday. (WJAC) GALLITZIN, Pennsylvania (WJAC) - A Cambria County restaurant owner is facing multiple charges after police said he drove his car through his wife's garage doo

WWMT - 2017-09-19 16:07:17

Village gets first draft of medical marijuana ordinance

Constantine Village Council on Monday studied a draft of an ordinance to amend the village code to provide for the licensing and regulation of medical marijuana facilities within the village. By Angie Birdsall | Special to the Journal Constantine Village Council on Monday studied a draft of an ordi

STURGIS JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 03:00:00

Eyewitness images of the Mexico earthquake

A man enters a damaged building after an earthquake in Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo) MEXICO (WLUK) -- People in Mexico were shaken Tuesday when a powerful earthquake hit the Puebla state town of Raboso, about 76 miles southeast of Mexico City. Take a look at photos

WWMT - 2017-09-19 14:48:47

Alabama judge refuses to move man's trial from 'S-Town'

FILE - In this Wednesday, May 3, 2017, file photo, Tyler Goodson of the hit podcast "S-Town" stands at the grave in Green Pond, Ala., of friend John B. McLemore, who is also featured in the serialized show. Goodson has pleaded not guilty to a multi-count indictment alleging he took lumber, old vehic

WWMT - 2017-09-19 14:31:18

Powerful earthquake jolts Mexico, sways buildings in capital

A powerful earthquake (in blue) jolted central Mexico on Tuesday, causing buildings to sway sickeningly in the capital on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that did major damage. (U.S. Geological Survey) A powerful earthquake jolted central Mexico on Tuesday, causing buildings to sway sickeningly in t

WWMT - 2017-09-19 14:25:50