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  1. Police searching for missing Portage manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 |

    He is described as a bald white man who is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 185 pounds. Police were unable to specify what he was wearing when he left the hospital and his destination upon leaving is unknown.


  2. Portage PD: Robbers smash cases, steal diamondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 |

    PORTAGE, Mich. - Portage police are investigating after three masked robbers smashed glass display cases and stole diamonds from a jewelry store.


  3. Second suspect sought in Portage stabbing that injured 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 |

    Authorities say it happened at 1:20 a.m. in the parking lot of the Renaissance Banquet Hall at 3750 E. Kilgore Road northeast of the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport. The Portage Department of Public Safety says two adults were stabbed and were transported to Bronson Hospital where they were treated for their injuries and later released.


  4. Mom arrested for alleged abuse of twins; 1 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 |

    A woman is facing several charges in connection to the death of her 5-month-old child and alleged abuse of his twin brother. Portage police went to a residence on Jan. 31 in the 10000 block of Woodlawn Drive on a report of a 5-month-old having a seizure.


  5. Portage DPS: Suspects leave gun in stranger's carRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 |

    Two people were arrested Sunday after allegedly taking off from a traffic stop in Portage and then ditching a stolen gun in a stranger's car. The Portage Department of Public Safety says that around 2 p.m., its officers tried to pull over a driver for reckless driving in the area of Portage Road near Zylman Avenue.


  6. Wall-busting bandits crack safe, damage 3 businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 |

    Three businesses in Portage are cleaning up after at least one bandit busted through their walls to gain access to a jewelry store safe. The thief or thieves got in by breaking into Paws & Claws Finishing Touch Grooming at the rear of the building on S. Westnedge Avenue, north of Milham Avenue.


  7. Portage principals resign amid investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 |

    Portage Public Schools sent letters to parents saying Portage Central Elementary School Principal Bill Dygert and Woodland Elementary School Principal Allison Taylor had submitted their resignation, effective April 2. Dygert and Taylor had been on administrative leave since March 20, which a district spokesperson said was not a disciplinary action. The investigation was expected to be short and didn't involve students in any way.


  8. Portage police seeking tips to identify suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 |

    PORTAGE, Mich. - Police are working to identify a man who forced entry into a money kiosk to take money from a Portage bowling alley.


  9. Police seeking Portage armed robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 |

    Police said the 65-year-old victim reported working at a nearby business when he was confronted in the parking lot by a male wearing a mask who appeared to have a gun. During the robbery, the victim was hit in the head before the suspect left on foot.


  10. Portage man arrested for assaulting parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 |

    James Fett Jr. was arrested after his mother called police from a neighbor's house and stated her son was attempting to kill her. After responding to the call around 5:30 p.m. Sunday, officers discovered the woman had ropes tied around her ankles and packing tape stuck to her.


  11. Police: Suspect stole car from driveway, injures ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2018 |

    Setting the stage for a star-studded magical extravaganza, Disney on Ice presents Reach for the Stars this weekend from Thursday, February 1 PORTAGE, Mich. - Police are looking for a man who reportedly stole a vehicle in a woman's driveway early Sunday morning.


  12. CEO reveals list of Gander Mountain stores reopeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 |

    A file photo of a store for the Minnesota-based Gander Mountain. PORTAGE, Mich. - A former Gander Mountain store in the Kalamazoo area will soon reopen under a new name and new ownership.


  13. Driver critically injured in US-131 crash in PortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 |

    Investigators are trying to determine what led to a one-vehicle crash on US-131 that critically injured a man. Police have identified the driver as a 38-year-old Schoolcraft resident, who had to be cut out of his vehicle and taken to Bronson Methodist Hospital with critical injuries and is listed in serious condition.


  14. Autopsy: Theresa Lockhart likely choked to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 |

    A missing Portage teacher later found dead in Allegan County was likely choked to death, a medical examiner has concluded. The Oct. 25 autopsy results for 44-year-old Theresa Lockhart support information her husband left in a confession letter before his apparent suicide.


  15. Cyclists, drivers weigh in on safety at town hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 |

    State lawmakers from Portage hosted a town hall Monday to get feedback from constituents about legislation affecting cars and bicycles. Your life isn't a one size fits all situation, so why should your diet be one? That's the Philosophy at My Pure Health Solutions.


  16. Driver charged in Portage crash that killed bicyclistRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 |

    Joshua Christian Najacht was charged with move violation causing death. He was released on a $500 bond and is scheduled to be back in court Thursday, Nov. 16, according to a Portage Department of Public Safety news release.


  17. Undersheriff: Body found in rural Allegan Co. suspiciousRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 |

    Allegan County Undersheriff Michael Larsen said the body of a woman was found partially buried in Valley Township, west of Allegan, after receiving a tip around 2 p.m. Tuesday. The body has been sent to Western Michigan University for an autopsy to determine the identity and cause of death.


  18. Ex-Portage teacher pleads to assault in dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 |

    A former Portage teacher and coach has entered into a plea deal, avoiding a second trial that would have decided several charges on which a jury previously deadlocked. According to the Kalamazoo County Circuit Court Clerk's Office, Corey McNeal pleaded guilty to one count of assault with a dangerous weapon at a pretrial status conference Friday.


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