KALAMAZOO, MI – A Kalamazoo man is heading toward a jury trial in the case of a fatal shooting more than 18 months after his arrest. Scott Kenneth Jones, 36, had an in-person preliminary hearing Sept. 17 before Kalamazoo County District Judge Christopher Haenicke. Jones was bound over to Circuit Court one on felony count of open murder and felony firearms. One count each of felony firearms and possession of a firearm by a felon were dismissed when the case was bound over.
‘I pray you never forget,’ says aunt of student killed at Kalamazoo facility as nurse is sentenced for child abuse
KALAMAZOO, MI – The former director of nursing at Lakeside Academy was sentenced to probation Monday after the death of a student at the facility in April 2020. Heather McLogan, 49, was sentenced to 18 months of probation for one felony count of third-degree child abuse before Kalamazoo County Circuit Judge Gary Giguere. She accepted a plea deal July 29, in which the prosecutor agreed to dismiss charges of involuntary manslaughter and one felony charge of second-degree child abuse causing death at a childcare organization.
KALAMAZOO, MI — A man accused of fatally shooting another man in the middle of the day, near downtown Kalamazoo, is headed toward a jury trial. DeAundray Shaw, 38, appeared for a preliminary examination Sept. 28 before Kalamazoo County District Judge Richard Santoni. In the end, Santoni ruled that Shaw’s case be sent to Kalamazoo County Circuit Court because there was probable cause Shaw was involved.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — The former director of nursing at Lakeside Academy was sentenced Monday in Kalamazoo County circuit court to 18 months probation for her role in the death of a former Lakeside Academy student. Kalamazoo County Circuit Judge Gary Giguere handed down the sentence to Heather McLogan, the former...
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — The nurse charged in the death of Cornelius Fredericks was sentenced Monday at Kalamazoo County Courthouse. Heather McLogan, who was the director of nursing at the time of Fredericks’ death at Lakeside Academy, was sentenced to 18 months probation on child abuse 3rd degree, the prosecutor's office confirmed.
Saturday marked the end of the line for the long-troubled Plainsman Motel in Schoolcraft along US 131 just south of Portage. The motel was slated to be used as a fire training exercise for several departments in the region. Several people were also on hand to document the fire. Check...
JACKSON, MI -- Police found two stolen vehicles on an initial report of one while searching a Jackson home Friday. At about 3:50 p.m. on Sept. 24, Jackson police officers were dispatched to assist with the recovery of vehicle stolen out of Chelsea. Officers found the stolen, lime green 2019...
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Destructive, loud, and sometimes deadly parties called the X-Train are rolling out of Kalamazoo and into surrounding communities, according the the Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office. The Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office plans to deal with a problem that their colleagues at Kalamazoo Public Safety are all too familiar...
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PORTAGE, Mich. — Update: Portage Rd. reopened to traffic in both directions after structure fire closed part of the road, according to the Kalamazoo County Consolidated Dispatch Authority. What happened: Two dogs die in Portage house fire. Portage Road from Osterhout to Mandigo was closed down due to a structure...
KALAMAZOO, MI (WKZO AM/FM) – UPDATE – 6:25 a.m. An area of Sprinkle Rd. in Kalamazoo County was closed for several hours last night after a vehicle crashed into a utility pole. It happened between Kilgore and Covington roads at around 5:15 p.m. and caused a power outage to dozens of Consumers Energy customers in the area.
‘We will not be disarmed’ citizens say as Kalamazoo County declares gun violence a public health crisis
KALAMAZOO, MI — Despite some calls urging them not to, the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners in a 7-4 vote along party lines approved a resolution to declare gun violence a public health crisis. The county board passed the resolution Tuesday, Sept. 21, that said it was in the best...
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — ***Update 11:12 p.m.***. Sprinkle road is open in both directions. Sprinkle road was shut down due to a serious car accident in Kalamazoo on Wednesday. Kalamazoo County Dispatch reports that the accident knocked down power lines, stopping power. Consumers Energy is on scene working to restore power.
KALAMAZOO COUNTY, MI – Police released the name of a man killed in a homicide. Kalamazoo Township resident, Collin Mitchell, 23, was killed in shooting at 12:20 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21 at LakeView Apartments in the 1900 block of Elkerton Avenue, Township of Kalamazoo Police Department said in a news release.
KALAMAZOO COUNTY, MI – A Galesburg man is competent to stand trial in a murder case where he’s accused of tying a man up and dragging him for miles behind his own truck after killing him. Joshua Wessel, 33, was found competent to stand trial, Kalamazoo County District Judge Richard...