Latest Kalamazoo News

Eleby sparks Western Michigan in rout of Kent State, 64-31

Oct. 16, 2021 19:41 PM EDT

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...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 03:01 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Ada Forest Hills Eastern 28, Grand Rapids Kenowa Hills 13 Addison 52, Napoleon 34 Adrian Madison 60, Dearborn Advanced Technology 0 Algonac 8, Yale 3 Allen Park 38, Trenton...

2 Kalamazoo 13-year-old boys shot by masked man

Oct. 12, 2021 18:36 PM EDT

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. when the man started shooting at them, Chief Vernon...

Ball State pulls away late, beats Western Michigan 45-20

Oct. 09, 2021 20:06 PM EDT

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. ...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 09, 2021 03:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Addison 59, Grass Lake 0 Almont 14, Armada 7 Ann Arbor Huron def. Ann Arbor Skyline, forfeit Auburn Hills Avondale 35, Royal Oak 21 Bad Axe 53, Vassar 0 ...

7 arrested, 4 officers hurt in homeless camp skirmish

Oct. 08, 2021 18:47 PM EDT

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...

The Latest: Biden makes economic case for vaccinations

Oct. 07, 2021 16:08 PM EDT

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Il. — President Joe Biden is championing the fight against COVID-19, requiring workplace vaccination requirements to force the roughly 67 million unvaccinated American adults to roll up their sleeves. Biden is delivering that message in Illinois,...

WMU loses appeal over athletes and virus vaccine requirement

Oct. 07, 2021 15:25 PM EDT

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. The court declined to stop a decision by a federal judge who said the WMU...

SW Michigan deputy fatally shoots armed man at gas station

Oct. 04, 2021 18:46 PM EDT

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. Bodycam footage released by the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 02, 2021 00:30 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Ada Forest Hills Eastern 41, Grand Rapids Ottawa Hills 19 Adrian Madison 54, Morenci 14 Allen Park 35, Dearborn Edsel Ford 6 Allendale 43, Holland Christian 6 Alma 28,...