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  1. Suspended Lansing priest once served in KalamazooRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | WHTC

    A Lansing priest who once served in Kalamazoo has been stripped of his priestly faculties for an alleged sexual assault that took place 35 years ago. The Lansing State Journal reports that Father Robert Gerl, who is 67, is on Senior Priest Status and hasn't had an assignment for some time.


  2. Portage boy dies after being buried by lakeshore duneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | WHTC

    A 12-year-old Boy from Portage is dead after being buried by a sand dune at the Boy Scout Camp in the Van Buren State Park near South Haven. The 9-1-1 call came in at 4:14 yesterday afternoon and the first responders to arrive on scene found Boy Scout leaders had dug him out and were already performing CPR on Gage Wilson.


  3. Pfizer will be hiring on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2018 | WHTC

    Pfizer is hoping to fill hundreds of jobs during a job fair in West Michigan. The pharmaceutical company will host the event between nine a.m. and three p.m. on Monday at the Radisson hotel in downtown Kalamazoo.


  4. PFAS not a problem in Kalamazoo or Portage waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | WHTC

    Kalamazoo's iconic water tower, built at a time long before the bewildering alphabet of chemicals that are now at large in the water we use. KALAMAZOO -- The City of Portage has now undergone testing for PFAS that the state has required of smaller water systems.


  5. Kalamazoo County moves toward Opioid lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | WHTC

    The Kalamazoo County Commission will shop for an attorney as they will likely join dozens of other Michigan Counties and over 30-states in a lawsuit against big pharma. The issue is opioid based prescription drugs and just how forthcoming the manufacturers of prescription painkillers were about how addictive they are.


  6. Murder suspect headed for trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | WHTC

    The man accused of the brutal strangulation murder of Mujey Dumbuya stood up towards the end of his preliminary hearing Friday and announced he was waiving the proceeding, but by then it may have been moot. The Prosecutor had already spent 6 hours questioning 15 witnesses who all gave credence to the claim that Quinn James killed the 16-year-old to prevent her from testifying that he raped her repeatedly.


  7. Memorial Day events 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2018 | WHTC

    The largest will be the annual service at the Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta at 2 pm Sunday. It's usually held the day before the holiday so that veterans can also attend their local ceremonies which will all be held on Monday.


  8. Senate approves biking ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | WHTC

    The 5 foot passing rule is already in place in Kalamazoo and Portage, but the House decided on 3 feet. LANSING -- Legislation that was the second wave of bills to result from Kalamazoo's bike tragedy has gone to the Governor's desk.


  9. Kalamazoo takes up Medical MarijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | WHTC

    Kalamazoo's ordinance is as restrictive as ordinances approved by Kalamazoo Township and Portage, and more restrictive than many other communities have adopted.


  10. Kalamazoo man will get life for dealing drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | WHTC

    U.S. Attorney Andrew Birge calls Whyte the worst kind of offender, the kind they are focusing their anti-drug efforts to prosecute. President Trump recently suggested that U.S. Attorney's use their authority and existing laws to pursue the death penalty in Extreme cases.


  11. Pfizer investigates expandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | WHTC

    Executives at Pfizer in Kalamazoo says they still have a number of people to convince but they are hopeful that they will be adding a huge new manufacturing facility in Portage, bringing in good high paying jobs, if they do. The local executives are asking the Portage City Council for a 12-year-tax break, and have submitted applications to the State seeking financial assistance from them as well.


  12. Double murder suspect gets life in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2018 | WHTC

    A Portage man charged with a murder in St. Joseph County was ordered Monday to spend the rest of his life in prison without parole after being convicted of killing a woman in Kalamazoo County last July. The mother of four got in the way of a bullet intended for her brother at the Americana Estates Mobile Home Park.


  13. Kalamazoo wades into the medical marijuana issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2018 | WHTC

    The City of Kalamazoo will permit medical marijuana businesses to locate in the city, but not before making applicants jump through a lot of hoops. Attorney Devin Loker, who specializes in the field, says by severely limiting where they can locate and by banning the stacking of licensesa Kalamazoo will be at a competitive disadvantage with communities that are far less restrictive.


  14. Michigan house opts to give cyclists 3-feetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | WHTC

    Cyclists may have to learn to live with a three foot buffer between them and motorists. Portage Republican Margaret O'Brien was able to convince the State Senate to adopt the same five foot passing rule that is already in place in Kalamazoo and Portage, which was approved locally after Kalamazoo's bike tragedy, giving cyclists more room on the roadway.


  15. Floodwaters reach record levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | WHTC

    Record breaking flood levels have appeared in the Kalamazoo River, beating a record set in 1947, and the National Weather Service says it could go up another inch and a half before it begins to recede sometime Saturday. A Red Cross Shelter has been opened at 1000 Patterson at the Douglas Community Association in Kalamazoo.


  16. Heavy snow expected throughout the dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | WHTC

    Forecasters say it will be the snowiest day yet during what has already been a fairly extreme winter season. The snow began falling early this morning and it's expected to just get worse as the day progresses, if they are right.


  17. Lake Effect New Years in West MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2017 | WHTC

    Winter weather advisories are in effect in Kalamazoo and Kalamazoo counties and Weather Warnings are in effect along the lakeshore as the Lake Effect Machine is turned to 9. Roads are snow packed and slippery so build more time into your travel plans if you must go out today. Three to six inches could fall before this latest snow event is over.


  18. Michigan cities going to pot, but not allRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | WHTC

    The State of Michigan licensing agency has finally issued its emergency regulations for medical marijuana and there aren't a lot of surprises in the 33-page document. The temporary rules will allow dispensaries that are operating under local agreements to stay open for the next six months until the regulated growing, distribution and sales operations are licensed and up and running.


  19. Names of victims in double fatal crash releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | WHTC

    A young couple, taking advantage of the mild December weather for a ride on a motorcycle were killed when their bike collided with a car at the intersection of Sprinkle and east H Avenue in Comstock Township. They have been identified as 28-year-old David Haan of Kalamazoo and 27-year-old Stephanie Marie Hirding of Portage.


  20. Kalamazoo killer writes book and gets suedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2017 | WHTC

    Convicted killer Curtis Dawkins has turned his experiences serving life without chance of parole in a Michigan Prison into a book of short fictional stories that were published last summer. Now a legal battle is brewing over the proceeds.


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