Gordon Evans

News Reporter/Producer

WMUK's Morning Edition anchor, Gordon Evans is also an accomplished reporter and interviewer. A 1990 graduate of Michigan State, he came to WMUK from WAAM in Ann Arbor.

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7:11 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Kalamazoo Public Safety Chief Defends Officers Involved in Fatal Shooting

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The shooting is still under investigation, but Chief Jeff Hadley says it appears the officers "acted valiantly"
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- When Kalamazoo police arrived at his apartment Friday, Brad Mason made his intention clear to his girlfriend. "The police are here for me. They are going to have to kill me," Mason said to her, according to Kalamazoo Public Safety Chief Jeff Hadley.
7:07 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

WMU Police Seeking Suspect in Waldo Library Assault

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Officer who took report was told similar attacks may have occurred, but public safety department has not received any reports of similar assaults
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Western Michigan University's Department of Public Safety is seeking a suspect who allegedly assaulted a female student in Waldo Library. "The incident itself occurred a week ago on Monday, Feb. 3," said Cheryl Roland, executive director of university relations.
6:55 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Portage City Manager Maurice Evans to Retire

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Evans' last day on the job will be April 1st
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- Portage City Manager Maurice Evans will retire in April after eight years leading the city, Mayor Pete Strazdas said in a press release late Monday afternoon. Evans, 62, started working for the city in 2005, after working as Marshall city manager from 1992 to 2005 and in Three Rivers from 1988 to 1992.
5:12 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Judge Rules Community Action of Battle Creek Violated Open Meetings Act in CEO Firing

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Judge gives agency 45 days to "re-enact the June 20th meeting" in which Nancy MacFarlane was fired
The Community Action Board of Directors has 45 days to re-fire Nancy Macfarlane after a judge ruled the board violated the state Open Meetings Act when it fired her the first time, Macfarlane's attorney said Monday.
12:31 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Art Hop Organizers Consider Changes With Less Funding

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Budget cuts have forced Downtown Kalamazoo Incorporated to reduce its financial support for monthly events
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The future of one of downtown Kalamazoo's "signature" events could look very different after this year. Once a month, typically on the first Friday of the month, downtown Kalamazoo businesses and organizations use their space to display the work of local artists for Art Hop.

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