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Mike Krafcik


Kalamazoo, MI, United States

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Past articles by Michael:

Michigan Department of Corrections: MSU shooter was a former probationer

Anthony McRae, 43, who was identified as the suspected shooter, was a former probationer, according to Michigan Department of Corrections. → Read More

'Everything was taken from me,' WMU student tells suspect at home invasion sentencing

A Western Michigan University student who was the victim of a 2021 armed robbery and rape said the incident __. → Read More

Paw Paw Superintendent criticized for handling of disciplinary video, prior concerns

Paw Paw Schools superintendent Rick Reo continues to face criticism about his leadership from parents and the school board following a Jan. 25 incident. → Read More

Child care worker shortages could impact Gov. Whitmer's pre-k plan

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is expected to announce a plan during her State of the State speech Wednesday to provide prekindergarten education for all 4-yea → Read More

Paramedic describes 115 mph drunk driver crash as 'very gruesome scene'

Jurors will decide if a 28-year-old man committed murder when he allegedly crashed into an elderly couple at a high-rate of speed while intoxicated. → Read More

Murder trial underway for 115 mph deadly crash of Kalamazoo County couple

Philips was charged with two counts of second degree murder and two counts of operating while impaired causing death. → Read More

Deputy treasurer resigns amid financial issues at Kalamazoo County Treasurer's Office

The man in charge of kalamazoo county's finances says he won't step down -- despite a couple of close calls which could have cost the government *millions.*andy → Read More

Outraged residents voice frustration at Ottawa County Commission

Individuals filled the Ottawa County Commission meeting Tuesday morning to voice their opinions on the abrupt shakeups that led to a state investigation. → Read More

Victims identified in fatal shooting at Van Buren County New Year's party

The Van Buren County Sheriff's Office identified the victims who were shot and killed during a New Year's party. → Read More

Suspended WMU football player allegedly punched, stomped on victim's face

Two people were hospitalized after a former Western Michigan University football player attacked them for no apparent reason, according to court records. → Read More

Families of W. Michigan Pan Am flight 103 bombing victims can't find closure after arrest

Two West Michigan families whose loved ones were killed in the 1988 Pan American airlines flight #103 bombing over Lockerbie, Scotland are speaking out. → Read More

Former Marshall OBGYN to stand trial on additional sex crimes

A former Marshall gynecologist is due back in court and is expected to join a prelimary hearing Thursday at 11:15 a.m., officials said. → Read More

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