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Kalamazoo Woman Dead After ‘Suspicious’ Fire

The cause of the fire and the woman’s death are under investigation. The Kalamazoo Public Safety Department calls the fire “suspicious.”

CBS Detroit–11/23/2014

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Kalamazoo-Based Stryker To Pay $1.43B To Settle Hip Implant Cases

Medical implant maker Stryker will pay at least $1.43 billion to settle thousands of lawsuits from patients who had to have surgery to remove problematic hip implants.

CBS Detroit–11/03/2014

Suspect in PNC Bank robbery (left) and suspect in Comerica Bank robbery (right) (Photo: FBI Detroit Field Office)

FBI Seeks Public’s Help Identifying Bank Robber, Reward Up To $12,000

During both robberies, the robber wielded a handgun, violently took over the bank, demanded cash and forced employees into the vault at gunpoint. Authorities believe the robberies may be related.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2014

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Second Teen Convicted In Gang Fight Death Of 13-Year-Old Boy

A Kalamazoo County Circuit Court jury on Monday convicted 18-year-old Rashad Perez of second-degree murder and firearms charges in the May 26 shotgun death of 13-year-old Michael Day.

10/20/2014

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3 Michigan Universities Rank In Top 50 As Eco-Friendly, Affordable

If affordability and eco-friendliness are motivating factors for post-secondary education; Michigan has three of the top to choose from.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/13/2014

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Kalamazoo Police Testing Officer Body Cameras

Public Safety Chief Jeff Hadley wants to make them standard equipment and says his department would need 100 to 125 of them for sergeants and patrol officers.

CBS Detroit–10/11/2014

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Judge Bars Those Younger Than 19 From Kalamazoo Murder Trial

“I think it’s important for them to understand that this is not a social event … It’s not a circus.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2014

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Michigan Man Convicted Of Sex Trafficking At Hotel

A Michigan man has been convicted of sex trafficking for allegedly bringing a woman and two teens to a suburban Chicago hotel to prostitute.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2014

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Kalamazoo Man Falls To Death Seeking Photo Of Colorado Waterfall

“He was standing right in front of me and then all of a sudden he was just gone,” the man’s girlfriend said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2014

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Police To Close Investigation Of K-Zoo Doctor Teleka Patrick’s Death

Police plan to plan to close the investigation into the death of a Michigan doctor whose body was found in an Indiana lake after getting results of toxicology tests.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2014

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