Late TD lifts Western Michigan over Northern Illinois 28-21
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Jamauri Bogan rushed for 63 yards and two touchdowns and Western Michigan held off Northern Illinois 28-21 on Tuesday night.
Bogan’s second TD came from a yard out with 1:36 left in the fourth quarter and helped the Broncos (7-5, 5-3 Mid-American Conference) knock ...
Car hops curb, strikes police officer on Kalamazoo sidewalk
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a southwestern Michigan police officer has been struck by a car on a sidewalk.
The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety says the officer was with a group of investigators talking to neighbors Monday afternoon when the vehicle struck and injured ...
Michigan woman accused in mom’s overdose death gets prison
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A southwestern Michigan woman who entered a plea deal after being charged in her 87-year-old mother’s overdose death has been sentenced to 5-15 years in prison.
Sixty-year-old Susan Kubicek of ...
Flowers leads W. Michigan past NAIA Aquinas College 99-52
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Michael Flowers scored 19 points and Western Michigan beat Aquinas College of the NAIA 99-52 on Saturday.
Flowers was 5 of 6 including three 3-pointers for the Broncos (3-1). Josh Davis added 15 points and five rebounds, William Boyer-Richard had 13 points and ...
Woman’s boyfriend charged in slaying of her 7-month-old son
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A 38-year-old western Michigan man has been charged in the death of his girlfriend’s 7-month-old son.
Sonny Larson was arraigned this week on murder and first-degree child abuse charges.
The child’s mother called 911 after finding him unresponsive Wednesday in ...
Supreme Court: Dad blamed for son’s death to get 2nd trial
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Prosecutors in southwestern Michigan have failed to stop a second trial for a man whose murder conviction was overturned in the death of his 2-year-old son.
In a 4-3 decision, the Michigan Supreme Court turned down an appeal Friday, five weeks after hearing ...
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Seth Dugan scored a career-high 32 points along with a career-high 22 rebounds and Western Michigan beat Detroit Mercy 89-76 in Tuesday night’s season opener for both teams.
Nine of Dugan’s 22 boards came on the offensive end where he shot 12 of 18. Dugan became the ...
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Xavier Hill-Mais and Karmari Newman each knocked down three 3-pointers and Oakland opened the season with a 99-45 rout of Division III Kalamazoo in an exhibition game Tuesday night.
The Golden Grizzlies got out to a fast start, racing to a 54-17 lead after 20 ...
PARCHMENT, Mich. (AP) — A federal lawsuit blames two companies for high amounts of toxic industrial chemicals that were found in drinking water of two southwestern Michigan communities over the summer.
Ohio uses 6 turnovers to beat Western Michigan 59-14
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Nathan Rourke threw three touchdown passes, rushed for two scores and Ohio used six turnovers to ease past Western Michigan 59-14 on Thursday night.
Ohio led 45-0 at halftime after Western Michigan turned it over five times. Rourke scored on a 6-yard sneak and he ...
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A southwestern Michigan woman who authorities say abused her infant twin sons, including one who died from his injuries, has been sentenced to 20 ...
OTSEGO, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is expanding testing for toxic chemicals.
The agency plans to identify an additional 25 residential wells near a paper factory landfill in Otsego to sample and test for perfluorinated chemicals, known as PFAS,
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Eli Peters replaced injured starter Mitchell Guadagni and threw three second-half touchdown passes to help Toledo beat Western Michigan 51-24 on Thursday night.
Guadagni appeared to hurt his shoulder late in the second quarter and Peters opened the third with a ...
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) _ Stryker Corp. (SYK) on Thursday reported third-quarter profit of $590 million.
The Kalamazoo, Michigan-based company said it had profit of $1.55 per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were $1.69 per share.
The results surpassed Wall Street ...
Michigan inmate’s deal to reveal remains included Xbox
FULTON, Mich. (AP) — A man serving a life sentence in the death of his estranged wife led authorities to where he buried her body in Michigan eight years ago in exchange for an Xbox, according to authorities.
Doug Stewart, 29, will also be allowed to participate in some prison programs,
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Allegan 28, South Haven 14
Allen Park 40, Taylor Truman 20
Allendale 24, Sparta 0
Alma 55, Big Rapids 12
Almont 47, Dansville 7
Addison 26, Vandercook Lake 7
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Almont 43, Yale 0
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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Police in Santa Fe have arrested a 17-year-old boy in the Sept. 26 shooting death of a Michigan man who was visiting the northern New Mexico city.
Police say the boy was already in custody on unrelated charges when he was served Thursday with an arrest warrant ...
DETROIT (AP) — Eager to snap and post an online photo of your Michigan ballot in the Nov. 6 election? Think again. A legal dispute over photos in polling places still hasn’t reached the finish line, more than two years later.
A millennial voter from the Kalamazoo area, Joel Crookston, ...
Michigan girl diagnosed with rare genetic disorder
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Marlene Berthoud was an enigma, born with a head full of silvery hair that her father, Bryan Berthoud, compared to the X-Men superhero Storm’s shimmery locks.
“We joked that she has super powers,” said her mother, Kelly Berthoud, because of her bright white ...
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Jon Wassink threw for a touchdown, ran for another and Jayden Reed recovered an onside kick with 20 seconds remaining as Western Michigan won its fourth straight, 27-24 over Eastern Michigan on Saturday.
Wassink, who had his season end with a knee injury when the ...
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — The head of a team leading Michigan’s response to contamination in water from toxic industrial chemicals has urged the federal government to set stronger standards.
Carol Isaacs presented her requests Friday during a discussion on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances ...
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A southwestern Michigan woman who authorities say abused her infant twin sons, including one who died from his injuries, has pleaded guilty to ...
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency will host a round table discussion in western Michigan on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances -- known as PFAS -- that threaten water sources in a number of communities across the state.
EPA and state officials are expected to ...
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Police investigating killing seek group of young people
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe police investigating the fatal shooting of a 64-year-old Michigan man visiting the northern New Mexico city are looking for five young people.
Richard Milan of Kalamazoo died Wednesday night after being shot while walking in his dog during a stop in Santa Fe ...
Police: Michigan man fatal shot while walking in Santa Fe
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe police say they have made no arrests in a fatal shooting that killed a Michigan man.
The Santa Fe New Mexican
Michigan governor critical of attacks on Kavanaugh accuser
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder says attacks on a woman accusing U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct could deter people with similar stories to contact authorities.
The Republican governor spoke Monday at Western Michigan University during a ...
Michigan utility unveils new battery at university
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan utility has unveiled a new battery to store renewable energy at Western Michigan University.
The battery can store enough solar and wind energy to supply about 1,000 homes with an hour of power, said Consumers Energy Project Manager Nathan Washburn. The ...
4 Michigan community mental health centers get funding boost
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Four Michigan community mental health centers have been selected as Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics and are getting a boost in funding.
U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow of Michigan on Thursday announced the designation for Kalamazoo Community Mental Health ...
Man accused of killing girlfriend captured after jail escape
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Southwestern Michigan authorities say a man accused of killing his girlfriend is back behind bars after escaping from jail.
Kalamazoo County sheriff’s officials say the inmate had been in the county jail’s recreation area on Wednesday when he climbed fences and ...
Police arrest more than dozen while clearing homeless camp
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Police arrested more than a dozen people while clearing out a homeless camp in southwestern Michigan that’s been a focus of protests since last month by those seeking better resources for homeless people.
The city of Kalamazoo had set a Tuesday evening deadline for ...
Western Michigan rolls to 68-0 win over Delaware State
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — LeVante Bellamy ran 40 yards for a score on Western Michigan’s first play from scrimmage and Jayden Reed muffed a punt and then returned it 93 yards for a touchdown to power the Broncos to a 68-0 victory over Delaware State on Saturday night.
Reed’s score 45 seconds ...
Officials release names of 2 dead after boating accident
SCHOOLCRAFT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Officials have released the names of two people who died after a boating accident in southwestern Michigan.
The Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office says the boat was crossing from Tub Lake to Barton Lake when it struck the top of a cement barrier under ...
2 people die after boat strikes bridge in western Michigan
SCHOOLCRAFT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say two people have died after the boat they were on struck a bridge in western Michigan.
The Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office said the boat was crossing through a canal from Tub Lake to Barton Lake when it struck the Portage Road bridge ...
Police: 2 hurt in stabbing at homeless camp in Michigan
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Police say two people were injured in a stabbing at a homeless camp in southwestern Michigan that’s been a focus of recent protests seeking better resources for homeless people.
WWMT-TV reports Kalamazoo officers responded after a fight involving people staying at ...
Write-in candidate for township supervisor wins by 1 vote
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A write-in candidate for township supervisor in southwestern Michigan who lost a tiebreaker for the Republican nomination has prevailed by a single vote following a recount.
Robert Baker, who challenged an incumbent for a spot on the November ballot for the Ross ...
Hundreds of young sturgeon released in Michigan rivers
FRANKENMUTH, Mich. (AP) — More than 100 young lake sturgeon have been released in a river with the hope that they’ll make their way to the Great Lakes and return in 20 years to spawn.
The fish released in the Cass River in Frankenmuth were raised in a hatchery and are only 4 to 6 inches ...
Dungey leads Syracuse over Western Michigan, 55-42
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Senior quarterback Eric Dungey rushed for 200 yards and passed for 184, coming back off the bench for Syracuse in a 55-42 win at Western Michigan on Friday in the season opener.
Dungey looked like he was going to get the second half off after the Orange built a 34-7 ...
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Western Michigan junior running back Davon Tucker was taken off the field on a stretcher after suffering an upper body injury blocking on a kickoff return Friday against Syracuse.
He was the second college football player taken off the field on a stretcher after a ...
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A nurse who took Valium for her own use and diluted the medicine for others has pleaded guilty to tampering with a consumer product.
The Grand Rapids ...
SCHOOLCRAFT, Mich. (AP) — There’s rubber in a road in southwestern Michigan.
Nearly 14,000 scrap tires have been recycled on a pavement project on West W Avenue in Schoolcraft in Kalamazoo County. The county Road Commission says the goal is to create a cost-effective and environmentally ...
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Syracuse opens its season with a true road game for the first time in eight years, and the Orange can’t afford any early season slip-ups if they hope to escape a three-year rut.
Syracuse, which has finished 4-8 in each of the past three seasons, has won its last ...
PARCHMENT, Mich. (AP) — Health officials are telling residents of two southwestern Michigan communities that they can drink tap water again, a month after the discovery of high amounts of toxic industrial chemicals.
The Kalamazoo County health department said Monday that tests of the water ...
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A man who was wanted for nearly 20 years for not paying child support in southwestern Michigan has been sentenced to two years in prison and ordered to pay nearly $534,000 in restitution.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A southwestern Michigan city is planning so-called graffiti gardens where people can legally draw or paint on billboard-like plywood structures.
Kalamazoo is working to provide more opportunities for art on utility boxes and streets to create an alternative to ...
COLDWATER, Mich. (AP) — Officials in southern Michigan say the Coldwater River’s Blackhawk Dam is failing, which may lead to flooding if the crews aren’t able to adequately repair the structure.
The Kalamazoo Gazette
RICHLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Officials are expanding an investigation into toxic chemicals in drinking water from private wells in part of southwestern Michigan.
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality tested 25 residential wells for perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl ...
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A write-in candidate who was challenging an incumbent township supervisor in southwestern Michigan has lost a tiebreaker for the Republican nomination.
Robert Baker, who wants to be on the November ballot for the Ross Township post, picked a piece of paper marked ...