KALAMAZOO, MI (WKZO AM/FM) – A very public disagreement between the Maddie Jordan Woods, the Director of the Northside Association for Community Development, and Kalamazoo County Housing Director Mary Balkema over whether the county will help to improve housing near Graphic Packaging in Kalamazoo may have ended a long friendship between the two women.
KALAMAZOO, MI – A warrant has been issued for a man accused of fatally stabbing two people. The warrant for the man’s arrest, which was issued last week, came four months after the killings. The warrant for a 27-year-old Kalamazoo man was issued May 12 for two felony...
KALAMAZOO, MI (WKZO AM/FM) — A Battle Creek man is on his way to prison for driving drunk and killing another man. Jose Cavazos was sentenced to 29 months to 15 years on Monday, May 16, in Kalamazoo County Circuit Court after he pleaded guilty on March 28 to operating while intoxicated causing death.
KALAMAZOO, MI (WKZO AM/FM) — A Kalamazoo Township man accused of fatally stabbing his estranged wife has been found mentally competent to stand trial. 43-year-old David Lain, charged with one felony count of open murder in the January 9th death of 37-year-old Melissa Lain, was found mentally competent on April 27th in Kalamazoo County District Court.
KALAMAZOO, MI – A man accused of fatally stabbing his estranged wife has been found mentally competent and is headed toward a jury trial. David Lain, 43, is charged with one felony count of open murder in the Jan. 9 death of Melissa Lain, 37. She had filed for divorce three months before she was killed.
Michigan: There are signs the recent surge of COVID-19 may be slowing. Over the past week, new cases of the coronavirus rose just 8%. That’s after five straight weeks of more than 30% increases. State health officials reported 29,267 new cases of COVID-19 since last Wednesday. The seven day...
A man from Kalamazoo just broke a Michigan golfing record and was able to raise money for a great cause while doing it. Eric Dougal had a goal of playing 324 holes to break the old record for most holes of golf played in a single marathon in Michigan which was 300 holes. He was able to surpass that number and played an impressive 360 holes.
KALAMAZOO COUNTY, MI — After nearly four decades of serving breakfast burritos, biscuits and gravy and daily lunch specials east of Kalamazoo, Niko’s Express will serve its final plates on Sunday, May 29. The Comstock Township diner, owned and operated by Nick “Niko” Grafos and his son, Keith,...
KALAMAZOO, MI (WKZO AM/FM) – A Northside leader has blasted Kalamazoo County’s Housing Director for saying she has no plans to improve housing near the Graphics Packaging Plant. Mary Balkema will be coordinating the expenditure of tens of millions of dollars over the next few years to provide...