KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A 54-year-old man who shot three people on a city bus in southwestern Michigan has died after being wounded while exchanging gunfire with police.
Kalamazoo Public Safety Chief Vernon Coakley said Anthony Oliver died Saturday at a hospital following the 9:15 a.m.
STURGIS, Mich. (AP) — A 10-point buck sought sanctuary inside a southern Michigan church on opening day of the state's firearm deer hunting season.
Pastors at Grace Sturgis encountered the buck inside the church's auditorium on Monday before it leapt through a window and back into the wild.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Western Michigan University agreed to stop opposing a legal challenge by athletes who declined to get a COVID-19 vaccine, attorneys said Tuesday.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Lamar Norman Jr. had a career-high 23 points as Western Michigan topped Hope 76-58 on Wednesday night in a season opener.
Markeese Hastings had 10 rebounds for Western Michigan.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A Kalamazoo man fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire with police following a standoff has been identified as the suspect in a recent shooting that critically injured a woman.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Sean Tyler scored three touchdowns — one receiving, one rushing and the final one on a 96-yard kickoff return — and Kaleb Elleby threw two touchdown passes, including a 45-yarder to Corey Crooms with a minute left to play, to help Western Illinois escape with a 45-40 victory over Akron on Tuesday night.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A teacher in southwestern Michigan said he's on a one-week hunger strike outside his school to draw attention to climate change.
Josh Gottlieb said he took a week off without pay to sit outside Kalamazoo Central High School this week.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Kaleb Eleby threw three touchdown passes, ran for a fourth and Western Michigan routed Kent State 64-31 Saturday.
The Broncos came in with the top rushing defense in the Mid-American Conference and held the Golden Flashes to just 124 yards on the ground while Sean Tyler piled up 169 yards, including a 64-yard dash for a touchdown, on 17 carries for Western Michigan.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Two 13-year-old boys were hospitalized Tuesday in western Michigan after being shot by a man wearing a ski mask, police said.
A group of teens were walking down a Kalamazoo street about 4 p.m.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Drew Plitt passed for 310 yards and four touchdowns — including a 75-yarder to Jalen McGaughy on the first play from scrimmage — and Ball State pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat Western Michigan 45-20 in Mid-American Conference action on Saturday.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Seven protesters were arrested and four police officers were injured Friday during a skirmish at a Kalamazoo homeless camp on Friday.
Two days after police cleared people out of the camp and after signs were posted warning that trespassing enforcement would begin at noon at noon Friday, activists were present when officers with the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety arrived and told everybody to leave.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled in favor of athletes at Western Michigan University who sued to be allowed to play sports without getting a COVID-19 vaccination.
GALESBURG, Mich. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy fatally shot a man armed with a knife early Monday in southwestern Michigan after being called to a gas station for an unknown emergency, authorities said.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A former nurse charged in the death of a teenager who was restrained at a Michigan youth home has been placed on probation for 18 months.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Kaleb Eleby threw for two touchdowns and the Western Michigan defense dominated in a 23-3 win over San Jose State on Saturday.
Eleby found Jaylen Hall for 22 yards and Corey Crooms for 37 as the Broncos (3-1) led 20-3 at halftime after the Spartans (2-2) opened the scoring with a field goal.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A lawyer who has made false claims about vote-counting machines in Michigan's 2020 election has won former President Donald Trump's endorsement for state attorney general.
Matthew DePerno secured Trump's support Wednesday night.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — La'Darius Jefferson rushed for 106 yards with two touchdowns, Sean Tyler added 78 rushing yards and another score as Western Michigan blanked Illinois State 28-0 in its home opener on Saturday.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday extended his order blocking Western Michigan University from enforcing a COVID-19 vaccine requirement against 16 athletes.
DETROIT (AP) — More than 154,000 Michigan homes and businesses lost power Tuesday evening after severe storms swept across the state.
High winds, hail, lightning and rain began about 3 p.m. in northern Michigan and advanced southeastward through the evening.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — The suspect in the fatal shooting of a sheriff’s deputy during a pursuit in southwestern Michigan had been involved in a car chase with another law enforcement agency earlier the same day, authorities said Monday.
GALESBURG, Mich. (AP) — A deputy in Michigan died after being wounded in a chase that ended with the death of a suspected gunman, a sheriff's office said.
Deputy Ryan Proxmire died Sunday, the Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office said in a statement.
PORTAGE, Mich. (AP) — A man wanted in the killing of his 82-year-old father, whose body was found last week in his Kalamazoo-area home, was arrested Saturday.
Scott Sterffy, 56, was arrested in Kalamazoo and is expected to be arraigned Monday, the Portage Department of Public Safety said in a news release.
PORTAGE, Mich. (AP) — Authorities searched outside Michigan on Friday for the son of an 82-year-old doctor who was killed at his Kalamazoo-area home.
Scott Sterffy, 56, was charged with murder, Portage police said.
It began with a highly unusual offer from two business executives — who both have billions in wealth — to bankroll a distressed city government. Five years later, the marriage of government and philanthropy born of that $70 million gift looks as though it will last forever.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Kalamazoo chiropractor Garrett Soldano raised nearly $625,000 since launching his run for governor, topping the field of Republican candidates vying to face Democrat Gretchen Whitmer next year.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — An FBI agent who testified about an alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Gov.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A 9-year-old boy died Thursday after being shot in Kalamazoo, authorities said.
The child was pronounced dead at a Kalamazoo hospital on Thursday afternoon, Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety Chief Vernon Coakley said.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A couple jabs in the arm could make college less expensive at two Michigan schools.
Western Michigan University said it will hold a series of drawings, from August to December, to give away more than $100,000 to students who have been vaccinated against COVID-19.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A group of anonymous alumni has gifted $550 million to Western Michigan University.
The school in Kalamazoo will receive the funding over 10 years. It will be divided among scholarships, investing in quality educators, advancing medical research and education, and bolstering Western Michigan athletics.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Kalamazoo chiropractor who opposed Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's stay-at-home orders when the coronavirus pandemic struck and helped with an effort to repeal her emergency powers announced Wednesday that he will run against the Democrat in 2022.
DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court unanimously overturned the decisions of a Kalamazoo-area judge who terminated the parental rights of a poor couple after their two children had missed 25% of school.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — At least six Michigan high school wrestlers won court orders to compete in the state finals this weekend, a lawyer said Friday.
The wrestlers had been benched because authorities said they were near someone who had tested positive for COVID-19.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union has named a project addressing LGBTQ and HIV issues after a Michigan native and his husband, officials announced Thursday.
COMSTOCK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Cleanup is expected in parts of the Kalamazoo River in southwestern Michigan after a dam repair project allowed sediment to wash downstream.
Sediment that filled the river after water levels were lowered to replace the main spillway gates on Morrow Dam in Comstock Township have to be removed, WOOD-TV reported.