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12th St. Elementary In Portage. (Credit: Google Street View)
12th St. Elementary In Portage. (Credit: Google Street View)
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Kalamazoo Area 7-Year-Old Killed After Being Struck While Crossing Street

A 7-year-old Texas Township boy is dead after he was struck by a vehicle Tuesday afternoon.

MLive reports that the accident took place around 3pm Tuesday on South 12th St near an elementary school in Portage...

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Photo: Bobby Guy
Photo: Bobby Guy
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Foundation For Excellence Gets Delayed To Allow Public Input

A vote to create a new non-profit in Kalamazoo has been delayed after significant public skepticism.

MLive reports that the Kalamazoo City Commission held a meeting Monday night with the public to discuss how exactly the Foundation for Excellence should be formed...

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Provided by Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety
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Suspect Sought In Fatal Shooting In Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo Authorities continue to look for their suspect in a shooting that left one man dead early Saturday morning.

The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety says that the incident happened in the 800 block of Oakland Dr...

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Heroin Overdoses Surge
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Calhoun, Kalamazoo Counties Release Drug Overdose Data for 2016

Last year saw a dramatic rise in the number of drug related deaths in Kalamazoo County, while Calhoun County saw a slight drop.

The Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services Department says Thursday that from 2015 to 2016, the amount of drug related accidental deaths more than doubled from 33 to 72, with 8 out of 10 of those being opioid related...

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alexskopje, ThinkStock
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KDPS: 4-Year-Old Was Duct Taped With Face Covered At Time Of Death

We now know more about what lead up to the death of a four-year-old girl in Kalamazoo on Sunday.

WWMT reports that in Kalamazoo County Court Tuesday, 33-year-old Kelly Ballinger and 34-year-old Matthew Longnecker were both charged with murder and first-degree child abuse for the death of Ballinger’s child...

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Woman Sent To Trial For Alleged Stabbing Of Father’s Girlfriend

A Kalamazoo woman will be headed to trial for allegedly stabbing her father’s girlfriend to death.

MLive reports that on Monday, 21-year-old Olivia Berry was in Kalamazoo County Court to continue a preliminary examination, and a judge ruled there was enough evidence to send her to trial on open murder charges in the death of 23-year-old Aiesha Walker...

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The Child Died At A Home In The 3000 Block Of Mt. Olivet Rd. (Credit: Google Maps)
The Child Died At A Home In The 3000 Block Of Mt. Olivet Rd. (Credit: Google Maps)
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Death Of Young Kalamazoo Child Deemed Suspicious

A young child is dead in Kalamazoo, and now police are investigating the death as suspicious.

WWMT says that early Sunday morning, first responders were called to a home in the 3000 block of Mt...

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Kalamazoo County Administration Building (Credit: Google Street View)
Kalamazoo County Administration Building (Credit: Google Street View)
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Kalamazoo County IDs Approved By Commission Wednesday

Kalamazoo County has now approved a measure that will allow for those without state or federal identification to obtain a county ID card instead...

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Dr. Dania Bazzi, superintendent at the Galesburg-Augusta School District in the WBCK studio September 29. WBCK-Townsquare Media
Dr. Dania Bazzi, superintendent at the Galesburg-Augusta School District in the WBCK studio September 29. WBCK-Townsquare Media
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Galesburg-Augusta Seeks New Superintendent

The search has now begun for a suitable candidate to fill the seat of Superintendent at the Galesburg-Augusta Community Schools.

According to a press release, at their meeting Monday the school Board of Education officially laid out a plan to replace Dr...

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The Crash Occurred On EB I-94 Near Sprinkle Rd. (Credit: Google Maps)
The Crash Occurred On EB I-94 Near Sprinkle Rd. (Credit: Google Maps)
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Comstock’s Fire Chief Dies After Car Crashes Into Him

A car crash on I-94 Wednesday night has left the chief of the Comstock Fire & Rescue dead.

WOODTV reports that Fire Chief Ed Switalski had been responding with firefighters and Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Deputies to a pair of crashes on Eastbound I-94 near Sprinkle Rd. ar...

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