The Kalamazoo City Commission was in session for hours, and finally voted after 1am Tuesday, to remove the Fountain of the Pioneers amid complaints over its alleged racist iconography. After the 5-1 vote, the Fountain of the Pioneers will be removed sometime this year. A new location for the statue …
Last week, Kalamazoo County authorities obtained a warrant for 34-year-old Rachel Kaiser, after they believe she embezzled over $3,500 from Kalamazoo Strong by creating a credit card connected to the organization’s PayPal account.
The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety says that they were called to the 500 block of Riverview Dr. just after 11am Sunday, after someone said they saw a dead body. Police say they did find the “obviously deceased” man lying in the water, and recovered the body.
The City of Battle Creek says Sunday that the unnamed officer was off duty and in his personal vehicle, when he crashed into a utility pole around 4am in the City of Springfield. He wasn’t hurt and was arrested shortly afterwards.
In Michigan, we already pay a 10 cent deposit on bottles and cans of carbonated beverages, a measure introduced 42 years ago in order to incentivize recycling. Now, a measure to spread that deposit to most other drinks is being considered.
Three people are in custody after a multi-county chase through southwest Michigan. Around 3am Tuesday, a Van Buren County Sheriff’s Deputy attempted to pull over a vehicle in Bloomingdale for having an obstructed plate; instead, the vehicle fled east.
Bell’s filed the federal complaint in 2015, after Innovation Brewing applied for a trademark. Bell’s claimed that the brewery’s name sounded too similar to their own marketing phrase, “Bottling innovation since 1985”
In order to use the app, residents need to download it for free from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store, and create a unique passcode to access it. Once installed, anonymous tips on a variety of crimes can be left.