Battle Creek Sewer Testing Might Cause Visible Smoke
The City of Battle Creek is warning residents in the Lakeview area that they might see smoke on Wednesday. Authorities say that the smoke isn't harmful.
Albion Police Promote Neighborhood Watch Organizations
The Albion Department of Public Safety says that it’s easy to get a Crime Prevention or Neighborhood Watch group started.
Bell's Brewery Loses Trademark Dispute To Tiny Brewery
Bell’s filed the federal complaint in 2015, after Innovation Brewing applied for a trademark. Bell’s claimed that the name is similar to a marketing slogan.
Events To Honor MLK, Jr. In Battle Creek And Kalamazoo
Several events are taking place in Calhoun and Kalamazoo Counties January 15, to honor the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Nico's Movie Review: 'Proud Mary' Entertains, But For How Long?
Proud Mary stars award-winner Taraji P. Henson as the titular character, who works as an assassin/enforcer. It's fun, but I worry it's not memorable.
Battle Creek Woman In Serious Condition After Sword Attack Friday
A sword attack in Battle Creek sent a woman to the hospital and led to a man's arrest early Friday morning. Her injuries are described as serious.
Battle Creek Commission To Try Introducing Pot Ordinances Again
The zoning ordinance had been set to be introduced last month, but it was delayed; now, two ordinances are being introduced in tandem.
Battle Creek Schools And Department of Education Sign Agreement
Battle Creek's partnership agreement will see the state of Michigan providing "on-demand technical assistance", along with financial assistance and more.
March 2017 Battle Creek Armed Robbery Suspect Identified
Almost a year ago, police say a man was involved in an armed robbery and kidnapping at a Battle Creek ATM. Now, the man has been charged with multiple crimes.
Downtown Battle Creek Crossings To Be Renovated In 2018
The City says that the projects will be done as part of the Michigan Department of Transportation Office of Rail's Local Grade Crossing Surface Program.
Western Michigan University Launches 'E-Sports' Initiative
WMU Pres. Edward Montgomery announced the pilot effort, which would make the university "one of a relatively small number" to formally sponsor video gaming.
Suspect In Benton Harbor Murder Arrested In Kalamazoo
Benton Harbor authorities investigated a missing person report Sunday, and found her body in her car at an apartment complex. Foul play was suspected.
Pennfield Woman Injured In Sunday Morning Fire
Pennfield Township fire crews responded to the 3000 block of White Rabbit Rd. after 6am Sunday, and found the flames had completely engulfed the home.
Battle Creek Icon Preston Kool Passes Away At The Age Of 86
Preston “Pres” Kool passed away January 5, after a struggle with dementia. Visitation for Pres Kool will be Tuesday from 1-3 and 5-7, at Covenant Hope Church.
Nico's Movie Review: 'Insidious: The Last Key'
This new movie stands well enough on its own. However, it unfortunately ticks all of the genre cliche boxes, that I feel have been bogging down horror.
Water In Riverside Intersection Turns Into Ice Friday
Friday morning, a large amount of water had entered the intersection of Riverside and Briar Hill Drives, which quickly turned into a sheet of ice.
Firekeeper's Poker Tournaments To Benefit Food Bank
Firekeeper’s Casino says that January 15 to the 17, participants in tournaments will be able to get additional chips for food and cash donations.
Suspect And His Vehicle Found In I-69 Four Vehicle Crash
Calhoun County investigators have now found the vehicle they believe to have been involved in a crash that left a man seriously hurt on I-69.
Suspect Sought In Violent Armed Robbery In Kalamazoo
The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety says a woman was exiting her vehicle in the 1300 block of S Westnedge around 6:20pm, when a man came behind her and said he had a gun.
Kalamazoo Silent Observer Launches App For Anonymous Tips
Kalamazoo County residents now have a new option for leaving anonymous tips to help police solve crimes. The app can be downloaded freely for Apple or Android.