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Amy Schumer Coming to Kalamazoo’s Wings Event Center October 5

Schumer's performance in Kalamazoo is part of her national #SchumerTour, which she announced on June 23rd via Facebook LIVE. The tour includes many locations around the United States, as well as a handful of international appearances.

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Kalamazoo County Jail
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Kalamazoo Mother Charged With Murder in Connection to 4-Year-Old Daughter’s Death

Daveeta Lee Walker has been charged with two counts of felony murder, first-degree child abuse, and torture in connection to the death of her four-year-old daughter Kharisma Richardson.

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Jeffrey Willis Will Stand Trial in the Murder of Rebekah Bletsch

Wednesday experts testified that a folder labeled 'RSB' - Rebekah Bletsch's initials - was found on Willis' computer and it contained photos of her as well as wanted posters from after her murder.

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Photo courtesy of the Hoeksema family
Photo courtesy of the Hoeksema family
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Missing Holland Teen’s Body Found in Lake Michigan

The body of 16-year-old Riley Hoeksema was found around noon Wednesday, June 22. Hoeksema went missing Sunday after the boat he was on capsized.

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Suspect in Fatal Kalamazoo Bike Crash Was Driving While High

Charles Pickett, Jr, the man accused of hitting nine bicyclists with his truck, killing five people, is now facing five counts of operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing death.

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Grand Rapids Vigilante Who Busted Predators Gets Sued [Video]

Zach Sweers made a name for himself by running predator stings online, and then meeting and busting the predators on camera for his YouTube site, Anxiety War.

Now, one of the guys involved has turned the tables and his suing him.

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Michigan Ranked As The Fifth Worst State For A Summer Road Trip? That’s Crazy Talk!

The money grubbing web site WalletHub doesn't appreciate Michigan as a travel destination. The site listed the Mitten State as the fifth worst state to travel in.

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Courtesy of the Muskegon County Jail
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Man Charged With Lying to Police in Jeffrey Willis Case

Kevin Bluhm has been arraigned and charged with obstruction of justice in connection with the investigation into accused killer Jeffrey Wills.

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Abigail Kopf Returns Home Following Surgery

Abigail Kopf, the youngest victim of February's mass shooting in Kalamazoo is back home, after having surgery this week.

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Thousands Without Power in West Michigan After Last Night’s Storms [Video]

After severe thunderstorms rolled through West Michigan last night, more than 6,000 Consumer's Energy customers remain without power, WZZM 13 reports. 

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11-Year-Old Michigan Girl Tries to Kill Her Mom After Being Grounded For Smoking

The mother called police, and told them that her 11-year-old daughter became argumentative after she grounded her for smoking. The mother then went to sleep, and her daughter snuck in with the knife.

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Nick Nerbonne/YouTube
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‘Roll Cloud’ Rolls In Over Lake Michigan [Video]

Saturday was a humid day throughout the state, and late in the day it cooled off dramatically. This is usually the result of a thunderstorm, but sometimes before the storm front hits, the cooling will cause arcus or 'roll' clouds to form. They don't happen often, but when they do, it's pretty cool.

Here's some footage of a roll cloud over Lake Michigan from Saturday afternoon.

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