Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners vote to support complete cleanup of Allied Paper landfill
A portion of the former Allied Paper landfill just north of Cork Street along Portage Creek in Kalamazoo is shown in this 2007 photo.
National Drug Court month celebrated in Kalamazoo, honoring local graduates
Kalamazoo County Expo Center and Fairgrounds, welcomes the a oeAll Rise America! On the Road for Recovery,a van which is making 26 stops as part of a 3,500-mile journey from California to New York.
Letter: Portage court deal a misuse of tax dollars
I was saddened to read on MLive of the recent decision by the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners on May 7 to pay $700,000 to the City of Portage to get out of Portage's court.
Mon May 20, 2013
Sentencings in Kalamazoo County Circuit Court for May 20, 2013
Lin'Z Lamarr Bates, 35, of Interfaith Boulevard, was sentenced to 92 days in jail, two years of probation and ordered to pay state fees for third-offense domestic violence in December in Kalamazoo.
Kalamazoo man gets 3 to 10 years in prison for West Main Street crash ...
Kalamazoo man gets 3 to 10 years in prison for West Main Street crash that injured 2 women, 3 children KALAMAZOO, MI - In a writing contained in his court file, Kenneth Calhoun called a crash that he caused in January on West Main Street that injured two women and three children "an honest accident." But Kalamazoo County Circuit Judge J. Richardson ... (more)
Jennifer Lavender, 30, for a felony probation violation
Wanted: In Kalamazoo County for a felony probation violation stemming from an original charge of uttering and publishing .
Sun May 19, 2013
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Kalamazoo County stabbing suspect still being sought
Kalamazoo County Deputies are looking for a suspect who stabbed a man at a home in the 67-hundred block of Colgrove Avenue in the Pavillion Estates Mobile Home Park early Saturday morning.
Fri May 17, 2013
No contest plea entered in Texas Township toxic barrels case; agreement calls for probation, no jail
Donald Haugen, 54, of Texas Township, has pleaded no contest to a felony charge in connection with hundreds of toxic barrels that were found on his property following a pole barn fire in August 2008.
Ypsilanti Superintendent Dedrick Martin accepts position in St. Johns
Ypsilanti Public Schools Superintendent Dedrick Martin will be leaving the new Ypsilanti Community Schools district and consolidation effort to take a position with St.
Kalamazoo County drug treatment court graduates, success of program to be celebrated Tuesday
Former addicts will share their stories of redemption and recovery next week in Kalamazoo as part of a special graduation and rally for National Drug Court Month.
Former Michigan state representative calls congressional districting system 'a total failure'
Barbara Byrum, a former three-term Michigan State Representative and current Ingham County clerk, speaks to members of the Kalamazoo County Democratic Party on Thursday, May 16 at Theo and Stacy's Restaurant.
Wed May 15, 2013
Driver in fatal U.S. 131 Business Loop crash will face trial
A driver in a fatal crash on the U.S. 131 Business Loop in November will face trial.
Jury finds neglect by mother Jonetta Woods and boyfriend in fire that killed 3 children
Jonetta Woods and her former boyfriend were neglectful when Woods' three children were left alone and died in an apartment fire, a Kalamazoo County jury found Wednesday.
Impatiens OK for Southwest Michigan, no reports of downy mildew here
A nasty flower disease is creeping into Michigan from neighboring states, leaving a trail of dead and dying impatiens in its wake.
Tue May 14, 2013
Portage approves District Court agreement that pays $70,000 a year for 10 years
Portage District Court was on the second floor of what is now the Portage Public Safety Department building on Shaver Road.
Tracy Locey hired as new Vicksburg village clerk, office manager
Locey has been administrator and treasurer of the South Kalamazoo County Fire Authority since 2005 and administrator of South County EMS since 2006.
Delton man long suspected in roommates' deaths charged with murder in Barry County
A Delton man long suspected of killing his roommates has been charged with open murder in one of the deaths.
Jonetta Woods neglect case: Mother of 3 children killed in fire told...
On the day her three youngest children died in an apartment fire , Jonetta Woods told a Kalamazoo Public Safety detective that she had gone to a friend's apartment nearby and left the toddlers with her boyfriend.
Ypsilanti's Dedrick Martin is finalist in 2nd superintendent search -- this time Kalamazoo
Ypsilanti Public Schools Superintendent Dedrick Martin was recruited as a finalist for the superintendency of the Kalamazoo Regional Education Service Agency .