traffic

1:07 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Crashes up Nearly 30-percent Over Last Year

Lead in text: 
The rash of accidents has put a strain on police budgets
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Police were inundated with slideoffs, crashes and multi-car pileups on Southwest Michigan roads over the past two months and the unrelenting snow and bitter cold. Police agencies within the Michigan State Police's Fifth District handled 3,907 traffic crashes -- an average of 63 a day -- in January, up 30 percent from the 2,982 recorded in January 2013, according to crash data collected by MSP.
9:40 am
Fri May 17, 2013

West Michigan Avenue closed near WMU campus because of water main break

Lead in text: 
Break was reported early this morning
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- West Michigan Avenue between and Monroe Street and Western Avenue is closed this morning to allow repair to a broken water main in the area. Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety Lt. Jeff VanderWiere said city workers have been on the scene since early morning repairing the break to the main, which was reported between 4 a.m.