Category: Justice

lea braxton stands in front of a mural depciting a child crying

December 13, 2021

A mother whose daughter was killed by gunfire as a bystander wants answers and action. In grief, she has to be realistic not optimistic.

A Flock Safety camera mounted to a pole

October 22, 2021

While they help police catch criminals, some people are raising privacy concerns.

an illustration of the inside of a modpod shelter with two beds and shelves

October 22, 2021

Local group to invest in 50 pod shelters for unhoused people in Kalamazoo.

a screenshot of Kalamazoo city commissioners in a virtual meeting

October 20, 2021

Kzoo residents are irate over the clearing of homeless encampments. City leaders say they had little choice.

a portrait of Laura Lam

October 19, 2021

The Kalamazoo city official who runs point on the homelessness crisis discusses encampment policies, strategies, and the solutions they are hoping to implement.

a truck pulls a camper out of the mud

October 15, 2021

City leaders say solution to encampment problems is on the horizon, but proposal is months away.

A truck flying a "Trump 2020" flag

October 15, 2021

Activists are going door-to-door to try to uncover evidence of voter fraud. The end goal is to overturn Donald Trump’s election loss.

Two draft maps of Michigan voting districts

October 14, 2021

The redistricting commission will take these maps around the state to hear from citizens about what works and what doesn’t.

police tape stretched across a field

October 13, 2021

Oct. 8 incident comes two days after city of Kalamazoo instructed police to physically remove 100+ unhoused people from year-and-a-half-old encampment.

a map of Michigan showing proposed U.S. Congressional districts

October 13, 2021

A state redistricting panel has finalized several draft maps for new voting districts and few incumbents are safe.