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ATV Crash Kills Portage Businessman October 11
According to his family, 34-year-old Jesse Albrecht died Wednesday; he had been riding an ATV on October 6 in the Houghton Lake Area, when he crashed into a tree head-on. He had been wearing a helmet, but still suffered severe and ultimately fatal injuries.
Oshtemo Township Robber Sought By Police
The incident happened around 11am Wednesday, where a delivery person was stopped at a gas station in the 6100 block of Stadium Dr. in Oshtemo Township. The Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office says that a suspect approached the victim with a gun and demanded the cigarettes he was delivering.
Couple Accused Of Causing Girl’s Death Bound Over To Trial
A KDPS officer who spoke with Ballinger the day of the death says that even though her daughter was calling for help, and at some point began gasping, no effort was made to help the child. The couple allegedly admitted to detectives that they had been smoking meth the night of Desaray’s death…
Brief Chase In Kalamazoo Leads To Arrest Monday Morning
Police had initially been called to the area of the Fox Ridge Apartments on a report of someone threatening others with a handgun, and when they arrived they saw an individual fleeing the scene in a vehicle. The vehicle initially refused to stop for police, but after around a 20 minute chase the sus…
Portion Of I-94 To Be Named After Fallen Fire Chief In New Bill
On Thursday, Senator Margaret O’Brien of Portage introduced the bill, which would name 6 miles of I-94 between Sprinkle Rd. and Galesburg in honor of Switalski. In a release to her website, Sen. O’Brien says that renaming the highway will not only honor Chief Switalski’s contrib…

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