Miraculous Escape: Driver Emerges Unscathed as Vehicle Ignites in Eastbound I-94 Rollover CrashThe Bendr DailyNewsBreak Contributor
Suspect in Kalamazoo Hate Speech Graffiti Arrested in ArizonaNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
Michigan Board Revokes License of Convicted Nurse in Toddler's DeathThe Bendr DailyNewsBreak Contributor
Fire at Hilltop Fruit Tree Farm Results in Total Loss of BuildingThe Bendr DailyNewsBreak Contributor
Denny’s Franchisee of Michigan Files Bankruptcy, More Closures PlannedHerbie J PilatoNewsBreak Contributor
Sunday marks one year since Kalamazoo County's Heather Kelley disappeared
PORTAGE, Mich. — One year after the disappearance of Portage mother Heather Kelley, authorities are still seeking justice in this case. Kelley was first reported and investigated as a missing person when the mother of eight disappeared Dec. 10, 2022. Her case has since been deemed a homicide. Homicide:...
Teenager and local resident die in early morning Kalamazoo crash
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Two people are dead after a two-vehicle crash early Saturday morning in Kalamazoo, according to the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety. In a Facebook post, KDPS said that it happened just before 12:30 a.m. on S. Westnedge Avenue and Garland Street near Whites Road. Missing: Sunday...
1 hurt in Kalamazoo shooting Saturday night
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — One person was shot in Kalamazoo Saturday night according to the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety. Officers responded to a report of a shooting near east Prouty Street and north Burdick Street around 7:30 p.m. KDPS said that there was one victim with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. It’s unknown what led […]
Miraculous Escape: Driver Emerges Unscathed as Vehicle Ignites in Eastbound I-94 Rollover Crash
Comstock, Mich. - A potentially catastrophic incident unfolded on Friday as a vehicle rolled over on eastbound I-94, erupting into flames, reported Comstock Fire and Rescue. Despite the perilous situation, the 28-year-old driver managed a daring escape just before the vehicle became engulfed in fire.
Savor the Spice: Kalamazoo's Top Six Mexican Dining Experiences
In this article, we'll be exploring six incredible Mexican restaurants located in Kalamazoo. Have you had the opportunity to dine at any of these establishments yet? We'd love to hear your experiences! Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below.
1 arrested in Kalamazoo fentanyl and cocaine bust
After months of investigating drug distribution, officers have made an arrest and recovered multiple ounces of fentanyl and cocaine.
Kalamazoo's 3 beloved eateries close amid staff shortage, challenging times
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Within one week, two beloved Kalamazoo restaurants and one bakery have announced they’re shutting their doors. Godfathers Pizza on Cork Street will close Sunday, Boozaaijer Bakery on East Cork Street will close Dec. 23, and Oakwood Bistro on Oakwood Drive will close Dec. 31. Restaurant...
Weekly Safety Report: Assault, Nurse Conviction, and Storage Building Fire in Van Buren County, Michigan
This week in Van Buren County, Michigan, there were three notable incidents. A man pleaded guilty to assault with intent to commit great bodily harm less than murder after attacking his neighbor. A nurse, who was under the influence of meth, was convicted of killing a child in her care and had her license permanently suspended. Additionally, a fire destroyed an 18,000-square-foot storage building, causing a total loss of vehicles and other items.
These kalamazoo, MI based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to kalamazoo..
Plans to restore outages by end of Sunday: Consumers
According to the utility's outage map, just over 20,000 Consumers customers remained affected as of 8:30 p.m. Saturday.
Weekly Safety Report: Fire and Fatal UTV Crash in Hartford, Michigan
Two incidents occurred in Hartford, Michigan this week. The first incident involved a fire that destroyed an 18,000-square-foot storage building. No injuries were reported, and firefighters used excavators to extinguish the flames. The second incident was a fatal UTV crash in Keeler Township near Hartford. The driver lost control while driving in a field, resulting in the driver's death. The passenger was unharmed.
Overtime winner lifts Lumen Christi over Mattawan
JACKSON -- Lumen Christi skated to a 1-1 tie with DeWitt Cap City on Friday, and as the seconds ticked down in overtime on Saturday against Mattawan at the Optimist Ice Arena, it looked like the Titans may be knotted up once again. But then Daniel Brady poke-checked the puck...
Weekly Safety Report: Second suspect trial, murder sentencing, and graffiti arrest impact Kalamazoo
This week in Kalamazoo, Michigan, three incidents were reported for the weekly safety report. These incidents include a second suspect heading to trial for an ambush killing, the sentencing of a man for a 2022 murder, and the arrest of a suspect involved in racist graffiti incidents.
Portage selects site for new $2M farmers market
PORTAGE, MI -- Portage will move forward with plans to construct a new farmers market near the Charles and Lynn Zhang Portage Community Senior Center. The city was directed to pursue plans for a permanent market near the senior center during the Nov. 1 city council meeting. Before they could hire architects and engineers to plan for that location, the city had to perform a cursory review of another city-owned property at the corner of Romence Road and Lovers Lane.
Annual Portage Holiday Market delights locals with diverse array of artisan goods
PORTAGE, Mich. — The City of Portage hosted a festive event on Saturday. More than 30 vendors set up shop at the annual Portage Holiday Market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Portage Parks and Recreation Department. "I love seeing all of the items from local crafters...
Soil Friends fights back: Local farm sues township after being shut down
KALAMAZOO COUNTY, MI — Completely shut down for 10 months over a permitting issue pertaining to an event barn, a Comstock Township farm known for its hard cider is fighting back. Soil Friends, LLC, owned by Ben and Sarah Martin, filed a lawsuit in federal court on Friday, Dec....
Buck Barry, Kid Show Host in Grand Rapids, Michigan: 1950s-1960s
“A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust, and a hearty…..” ?. Ask anyone who was a kid in the Grand Rapids area during the 1950s or 1960s and I’m sure they could tell you. Buck Barry hosted the most popular kiddie show in Grand Rapids and was possibly more popular than Captain Kangaroo, Bozo, and other national kid show hosts of the era.
Could Big Lots Locations In Michigan Close Soon?
It is no surprise to anyone in the world anymore that businesses have been closing their doors all over in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic. Many of them haven't been able to recover from the extended time off and then you add the pressures of inflation, many companies are in the negative and it's no longer worth it to remain in service. This isn't just affecting small mom and pop shops either, this has large corporations closing multiple locations across the country.
Uncover Kalamazoo's Middle Eastern Delights: 4 Restaurants You Can't Miss
In this article, we explore four captivating Middle Eastern restaurants located in Kalamazoo. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.99 and $3.19 in Hartford as of 2023-12-10. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.158, a week ago the price is $3.243 , according to AAA.