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    Kalamazoo Public Schools files joint lawsuit against state over potential school closures

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Kalamazoo Public Schools signed onto a joint lawsuit against the Michigan School Reform Office after they threatened to close two of their schools last month. In January, the state said they’re looking at closing 38 under-performing schools across Michigan. Washington Writers Academy and Woodward School for Research and Technology are two of the schools in Kalamazoo being watched. However, Kalamazoo Public school officials say both schools have met the state’s requirements for improvements. Saginaw Public Schools are […]

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    Police: Two arrested after trooper attacked

      BERRIEN TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Two men are being credited with stopping an assault on a Michigan State Police Trooper Monday morning. Police say the incident happened along US-31 near Matthew Road when Trooper Garry Guild tried to pull over a 21-year-old motorcyclist for speeding.  After a short chase, Michael Barber crashed the motorcycle and allegedly charged toward Guild. While Guild was fighting with the suspect, a vehicle stopped and the motorcyclist’s 19-year-old brother, Travis Wise, allegedly ran toward the […]

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    Schuette: Former MSU, USA Gymnastics doctor charged with sex abuse ‘a monster’

    LANSING, Mich. (AP/WXMI) — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says a sports doctor accused of sexually assaulting nine young gymnasts is a “monster.” Schuette spoke to reporters Wednesday after filing 22 first degree criminal sexual conduct charges against Dr. Larry Nassar, a former doctor at Michigan State University and at USA Gymnastics who treated elite female U.S. gymnasts. Schuette called the mounting allegations against Nassar “one of the biggest cases of serial sexual assault in Michigan’s history.” The charges mark […]

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    Cement truck tips in Spring Lake

    SPRING LAKE, Mich. — Emergency responders were called to the scene of a cement truck crash Wednesday in Spring Lake. The crash was reported at about 11:05 a.m. at 3rd and Maple Street, according to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office. Officials said at least one person was injured, but the severity of the injuries was unknown. No other vehicles were involved in the crash. This is a developing story

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    Official: Trump to revoke transgender bathroom guidance

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A government official says the Trump administration will revoke guidelines that say transgender students should be allowed to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their chosen gender identity. The decision would be a reversal of an Obama-era directive issued in May. It required public schools to grant bathroom access even if student records differ or others are uncomfortable. The White House says President Donald Trump believes the issue is for the states to decide without federal involvement. […]

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    2 dead after wrong-way crash along I-94 in Jackson County

    LEONI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say two people are dead following a crash involving a wrong-way driver along Interstate 94 in southern Michigan. The Blackman-Leoni Township Department of Public Safety says a 40-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman who were in the vehicle heading the wrong way died in the crash. It happened just before 4 a.m. on Wednesday in Jackson County’s Leoni Township. The Jackson Citizen Patriot reports the vehicle collided with a semi-truck in the eastbound lanes. The […]

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    Murdered Indiana teen recorded video of suspect; police release audio clip

    DELPHI, Ind. – Investigators have released an audio clip of the voice of a suspect in the deaths of two Indiana teenagers. Capt. Dave Bursten with Indiana State Police played the clip during a Wednesday news conference. He said it came from a video on the cell phone of victim Liberty German, who had the presence of mind to make the recording. Though difficult to understand, police said the voice is saying, “Down the hill.” Liberty, 14, and her friend, Abigail […]

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    Innovative new treatment for chronic back pain without pain pills

    CHESTERFIELD, Miss. — It’s being called a breakthrough for back-pain; it’s a spinal implant that is taking away the agony without the pain pills. It’s a new procedure out of St.Louis that patients say is working very well. Click to watch for an in-depth look at the treatment: A total of 50 patients have had this implant installed just in the past year and so far they all have reported remarkable results. For more information, click here.  

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    Documents: After Charleston, Roof went toward 2nd AME church

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Prosecutors in South Carolina say GPS evidence shows Dylann Roof drove toward a second black church the night he shot nine people to death during a Bible study. In court documents unsealed Tuesday, federal prosecutors said they had evidence showing Roof exited the interstate and drove toward a church in Jedburg after committing the killings at Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church. Prosecutors say Branch AME Church also had a sign advertising a Wednesday night Bible study. Prosecutors […]