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Mike Krafcik


Kalamazoo, MI, United States

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Homicide suspect fatally shoots himself during confrontation with Grand Rapids police

One day after a man died in a fatal shootout with Grand Rapids police officers, Police Chief Eric Winstrom is expected to provide an update on the details. → Read More

Colon elementary student becomes violently ill after taking

A West Michigan school district is warning parents about a social media challenge that has landed kids in the hospital nationwide. → Read More

West Michiganders dig out from lake effect snow

West michigan continues to dig out as we brace for even more lake effect snow.kalamazoo county emergency officials say they are seeing whiteout conditions count → Read More

West Michigan residents adjust to winter while expected multi-day snow storm begins

Parts of West Michigan hunkered down as bursts of snow made their through the region Thursday.Van Buren, Allegan and Kalamzozo Counties were hit heavynewschan → Read More

Top 10 most dangerous intersections in Kalamazoo County revealed

Here are the top 10 most dangerous intersections in Kalamazoo County based on the number of total crashes, according to MichiganDRAKE RD @ W MAIN ST, Kalamazoo → Read More

Man charged in drunk driving death of Mendon infant heads to trial

A 24-year-old suspected drunk driver who is charged in a fatal crash that killed in infant waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesdya.Efrain Jimenez-Lop → Read More

Deadly parking lot shooting near WMU campus prompts student concerns

Police have released the identiy of the Kalamazoo man killed in an early morning shooting has been id continues to investigate how a 21 year old was shot dead i → Read More

Man charged in Walmart parking lot killing will stand trial for murder

A man charged with murder when he used his to car to run over a 65-year-old woman in a Walmart parking lot will be headed to trial.Xuan Thanh Vo, 32, was accus → Read More

Kalamazoo County residents targeted in Facebook messenger video call scam

it started with a facebook message early sunday."I need your help, I need $200 urgently, i'll pay you back with additional fees.the kalamazoo county woman we ag → Read More

Barry County Sheriff and township clerk spread voting conspiracies as midterms near

A township clerk in barry county, who’s part of a lawsuit trying to decertify michigan’s 2020 election results--- continues to doubles down on unproven claims a → Read More

18-year-old Kalamazoo man charged in high speed chase across Calhoun, Kalamazoo Counties

James Jackson, 18, was arraigned on charges of police officer fleeing-- 4th degrEEOct, 22, springfield---Count 1--- VISIBILE SIGNAL-- DIRECTED TO STOP VHEICLE → Read More

Police officer tackles 15-year-old girl to break up fight at Kalamazoo school

A video circulating on social media shows a Kalamazoo Public Safety Officer tackle a 15 year old Loy Norrix High School student. → Read More

Man pleads guilty to arson in Kalamazoo Planned Parenthood fire

A Paw Paw man has pleaded guilted to an arson charge for intentionally setting fire to the Kalamazoo Planned Parenthood building in July.Joshua Brereton, 25, of → Read More

'She shot me, I'm going to die' South Haven homicide victim tells witness in murder case

Prosecutors 24-year old South Haven womanThe trial facing open murder charges starts on Tuesday at the Van Buren County Courthouse.Tiah Sutton is accused of sh → Read More

Former WMU hockey captain accused of rape will not go to jail

Former Western Michigan University hockey captain appeared in court Friday after pleading guilty to a sex crime in August.Paul Washe was sentenced to _____He a → Read More

Juvenile lifer gets resentence for 1999 murders, arson of Battle Creek spa

A Calhoun County judge resentenced a man Wednesday who was convicted of thebrutal rape and murder of two Battle Creek spa workers in 1999.Judge Sarah Lincoln g → Read More

Three arrested in drive-by shooting that killed 2-year-old in Battle Creek

The family of Kai Turner, 2, received some closure Friday as three people were arrested for his death.________A suspect in a stolen black Audi Q7 drove past a → Read More

Plan scraps for biofilter system to stench out stink in Kalamazoo due to cost

Enviromenrtal concerns meeting this Wedneaday--- invited BrothersDvid Benac- it's a difficult uisssue--- biofilter was likely a good soluton to the issuye,havin → Read More

Kalamazoo woman unknowingly sits in urine-soaked hospital bed

a startling discovery for one woman at a kalamazoo hospital this morning.the kalamazoo woman says she didn't realize she was sitting in soiled sheetsnow, the wo → Read More

1 injured in Three Rivers house explosion, cause still unknown

n explosion rocks a three rivers neighborhood-- waking neighbors in the middle of the night.police say one person is critically hurt from the blast.investigator → Read More