Deputies: 1 seriously hurt in Richland crash
One person was seriously hurt in a Thursday crash in Richland, deputies say.
Passing the Trash: How teachers find new jobs after abuse allegations
Michigan teachers accused of abusing kids have been able to find new jobs at other school districts where investigators say they continue to prey on children.
5 hospitalized, building hit in early morning crash
One person is in serious condition after a crash sent 5 people to the hospital Thursday morning. The collision also damaged a nearby building.
18 months later, B.C. Pizza reopens with $7 buffet, new owner in Kalamazoo
KALAMAZOO, MI — B.C. Pizza is back in Kalamazoo. The dine-in, delivery and carryout pizza spot at 1710 W. Main Street in Tiffany’s Village, quietly reopened May 24 after being closed for 18 months. But word of the $7 lunch buffet is spreading fast.
KDPS: 5 injured in downtown crash
Authorities say five people were injured after a two-car crash in downtown Kalamazoo early Thursday morning.
Charges dropped for man who served 21 years in prison for deaths of 2 MI hunters
Prosecutors dropped murder charges Thursday against a man who spent nearly 21 years in prison for the fatal shooting of two Michigan hunters.
Another Mexican eatery to come to heart of Wayland?
The sign at the former location of 4 One 2 Distillery in downtown Wayland promises another Mexican restaurant. The former tenant specializes still yet in tacos at the South Main Street site next to the VFW, but the newcomer seems to intend to offer a more complete line of fare from south of the border. Wayland has many eateries that offer Mexican dishes, such as wet burritos, but only a few, such as Rosita’s and Salsa Por Favor, have attempted to be a complete and authentic Mexican restaurant. The site is the corner of Pine and South Main streets.
Driver hospitalized in serious condition after rearending stopped semi making delivery
KALAMAZOO, MI (WKZO AM/FM) – A driver was seriously injured in a crash where they rearended semitruck and trailer that was stopped on the roadway making a delivery on Thursday, June 1. Deputies with the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the 7200 Block of East D Avenue...
Controversial bar near violence ‘hot spot’ closes doors, listed for sale
KALAMAZOO, MI -- A controversial bar near Western Michigan University has closed for good following a rise of violence in the area. Y Bar & Bistro, 2941 Howard St., at the Campus Pointe Mall switched its status on Facebook to permanently closed on Wednesday, May 31. Not long after, the phone number was disconnected and website taken down. No formal announcement was made and no sign appeared on the property’s doors as of Thursday, June 1.
Charges dropped against man who served 21 years in prison for deaths of 2 Michigan hunters
Prosecutors dropped murder charges Thursday against a man who spent nearly 21 years in prison for the fatal shooting of two Michigan hunters. Jeff Titus was released from prison in February when authorities acknowledged that critical information about another suspect — an Ohio serial killer — was never shared with his trial lawyer in 2002.After reviewing the case for three months, Kalamazoo County prosecutor Jeff Getting said Titus will not face a new trial.“This is the right thing to do,” Getting told reporters.At the same news conference, Titus, 71, said he's “truly innocent.”“You can put me on the rack,...
SW Michigan Prepares For The Return Of The Deadliest Creature On Earth
It’s a small creature that most people consider a pest, and humanity has been swatting them for centuries. Citronella tiki torches feebly attempt to ward off the invading bloodsuckers and the zapping of the winged vampires can be heard in the distance as bug-zappers are activated. The mosquito is...
Kalamazoo Residents Respond To The Y Bar Closing
For years now bars and clubs have made their way into the west side of Kalamazoo and looking to park themselves on Western Michigan University's campus to maximize their profits. They are able to appeal to college students that have made Kalamazoo their new home but still draw interest from longtime residents of the city. The issue is that the meshing of their groups could prove to be dangerous.
5 hurt in 2-vehicle crash in Kalamazoo
KALAMAZOO, MI – Five people were taken to area hospitals early Thursday, June 1, after a crash at Park Street and Michigan Avenue. One of the injured occupants suffered serious injuries. Another was trapped in a vehicle until freed by firefighters using a hydraulic tool, Kalamazoo police said. The...
Court docs: Father admitted to abusing 2-month-old son
A Kalamazoo man charged with abusing his 2-month-old son admitted to hitting and squeezing the baby when he was just 3 weeks old, according to court documents.
Allegan honors those who gave of themselves
Allegan’s Color Guard of Veterans led the parade from Downtown Allegan up Ely and Arbor Streets to Oakwood Cemetery. Following the Guard, marched the Allegan High School Band. Once attendees were assembled, Master of Ceremonies Pete Antkoviak moved into the program with the Rev. Chris Laughlin giving the invocation and the Boy Scouts presenting the flag and leading the Pledge of Allegiance.
Kalamazoo man charged after being arrested with four guns near Washington Avenue
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A 22-year-old Kalamazoo resident was arrested on multiple felony charges Tuesday, according to the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety, or KDPS. Police responded to a report of multiple gunshots near Washington Avenue and James Street around 11:55 p.m., KDPS said. Officers also heard gunfire a short...
‘A free man’: Murder case dismissed against wrongfully convicted Jeff Titus
Murder charges have been dismissed against Jeff Titus, who spent two decades behind bars for two murders that he always denied committing.
Bloody Mary? Here’s Where To Find The Best and Biggest Near Kalamazoo
Bloody marys-- you either love them or hate them! And I just so happen to be someone who loves them. My own personal bloody mary philosophy is the more outrageous the better! I want a mini-meal with my drink. I used to love the "Massacre Marys" they had at Zoo...
Maine Fire Marshal’s Office Welcomes New Arson K9 Team
Fire Investigator Andrew Whitney and his K9 Cheeto recently graduated from a four-week Arson Dog Training Program. Whitney and K9 Cheeto were one of 13 teams from across the country that attended the training with Maine Specialty Dogs. Cheeto is a 2-year-old, male, yellow Lab mix who comes from Paws...
Kalamazoo music: Lunchtime Live! returns to Bronson Park
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Boogie down while you chow down - Lunchtime Live! returns to downtown Kalamazoo in June. The event series, starting June 9, will include food trucks, live music, and summertime games every Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., according to Kzoo Parks. It runs through Sept....
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