Mich. AG would sue to prevent Portland-like federal forces

Peaceful protests, unauthorized arrests are off limits, says attorney general’s office, in warning ahead of Trump administration’s plans to send federal forces.

Sinclair says no conspiracy theory airtime for now

The owner of WWMT, which published the “Plandemic” segment, still refers to the discredited misinformation as part of “marketplace of ideas”.

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4 days ago

Concerns and uncertainty have teachers worried, but research suggests swift shutdown could have schools ready for kids.

4 days ago

Michigan’s nursing homes have been particularly struggling with COVID-19, part of a health care system that is forced to choose winners and losers.

a sign on a brick building that reads "every KPS school is a Kalamazoo Promise school."

6 days ago

Much of the hesitation to resume in-person learning is due to significant unanswered questions.

Six phases of Michigan's "Safe Start" plan

July 27, 2020

Industry-led council appointed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says residents of Michigan are not doing enough to contain pandemic.

A screenshot from a syndicated program giving prominence to a discredited COVID-19 conspiracy theory on WWMT's website.

July 25, 2020

Kalamazoo’s mainstream TV station was set to air debunked misinformation on the origins of the new coronavirus and allegations of complicity by the U.S. government’s infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci.

a man with a plastic face shield cleans a desk while a woman with a face mask moves school chairs

July 24, 2020

The union representing Kalamazoo Public Schools teachers is urging the district to go back to online classes this fall.

July 24, 2020

The total brings the seven day moving average to 586 new cases per day.

a police car parked in front of a tree and some buildings

July 24, 2020

The chief is countering claims that department policies don’t adequately prevent excessive force by officers.

a police car parked in front of a tree and some buildings

July 23, 2020

A review shows the department does not have policies that discourage the use of violent force.

July 23, 2020

With 523 new cases confirmed Wednesday, the state now has an average of 579 new cases per day.