Category: Justice

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.

several voting stations inside Kalamazoo City Hall

October 13, 2021

Experts say a petition going around to change voting rules could have the unintended consequence of barring election volunteers.

police officers stand in front of wire fencing and caution tape around a homeless encampment

October 12, 2021

Police forcibly removed people from the Ampersee encampment last week. Homeless advocates scrambled to help.

a map of Michigan showing state senate districts

October 11, 2021

The state’s redistricting commission has settled on a new map for state senate districts – one that could give Democrats control of the chamber.

a map of the new 9-member kalamazoo county commission districts

October 8, 2021

A redistricting panel is trimming the county commission from 11 down to 9 representatives, raising worries about equity.

police officers stand in front of wire fencing and caution tape around a homeless encampment

October 7, 2021

Residents were given 5 minutes to grab their things and go.