OPINION: Michigan's Flavored Vape Ban Is Useless Fear-Mongering
To say that fruit and candy flavored vaping products are exclusively meant to lure in children is completely absurd, and arguably willfully deceitful.
Shooting In Kalamazoo Late Monday Leaves One Injured
The KDPS says officers were called to the 500 block of Elizabeth St. in the Northside neighborhood just after 11:30pm Monday, in reports of a person being shot.
Fire In Pennfield Early Monday Investigated as Suspicious
Just after midnight Monday that crews from Pennfield Township and Emmett Township fire departments were all called to a fire in the 9100 block of Bellevue Rd.
Battle Creek State Senator Bizon Looks To Regulate Kratom
State Senator Dr. John Bizon introduced a bill Tuesday which would regulate kratom as a Schedule 2 drug, meaning it could only be obtained by prescription.
Battle Creek Man Charged With Raping, Assaulting 12-Year-Old
Dawson Burk was arraigned first on two first-degree criminal sexual conduct counts for the alleged rape of the 12-year-old.
$23.3 Million To Fix Up Railroad Through Battle Creek
The US Department of Transportation announced several “State of Good Repair” program grants across the country, including $23.3 million to MDOT.
Education Sessions For Pot Businesses Coming to Kalamazoo
The MRA says employees will be at the sessions to "demonstrate the online application process to prospective applicants".
60-Year-Old Constantine Man Gets 15 Years For Child Porn
Paul Halcomb came under scrutiny after evidence was discovered that showed someone was downloading and sharing child sexually abusive material.
Data Shows Battle Creek Crime Rate Down 14 Percent From Last Year
Besides statistics, the Chief will discuss what the BCPD is doing to prevent violence, with both “violence interruption” and the crisis intervention program.
Springfield Teen Arrested For Stealing Cash And Cards From Car
The 17-year-old victim had been working Thursday, when his mother contacted him and said someone was using his credit cards.
Calhoun County Senior Millage Allocation Committee Seeks Member
The Committee works to allocate Senior Millage funds to “enhance, promote, and ensure needed quality services are provided for Calhoun County seniors.”
Battle Creek Man Arrested For Child Porn Released From Jail
The 36-year-old man was released from jail on Wednesday after prosecutors declined to authorize charges; police are still investigating.
Grants To Provide Battle Creek Police With 'Victim Advocate'
A resolution on the Battle Creek City Commission’s consent agenda authorizes the City Manager to accept a $43,000 grant from the US Department of Justice.
Almost $330,000 In Firekeepers Funds Awarded To Local Projects
The projects include $25,000 to the Calhoun County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office to digitize archived files, and much more.
Two Battle Creek Businesses Caught Selling Tobacco, Pot To Teens
One violation was related to tobacco sales, while the other was at store on E. Columbia Ave. where a liquid THC cartridge was sold to an underage individual.