Category: Justice

a man stands in front of the library holding a sign that reads "KPL aides deserve a living wage"

The contract talks covering a third of library workers are stuck on wages and hours.

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

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

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

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

a screenshot of Kalamazoo city commissioners in a virtual meeting

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

a portrait of Laura Lam

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

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

A truck flying a "Trump 2020" flag

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

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

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.