SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

"KALAMAZOO, MI -- The June 2016 crash in which a pickup driver, allegedly driving drugged, crashed into a group of nine bicyclists, killing five of them, could have been prevented with better 911 dispatch communication, the National Transportation Safety Board has ruled." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

Battle Creek City Commissioners to vote on moving their elections to even numbered years. WMU baseball loses at Illinois. The K-Wings get a win in their first round playoff series. 

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) State lawmakers are back at the Capitol following their spring break. One job facing them is ending a standoff over money to help Macomb County deal with a giant sinkhole. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Past and present public policies have a major impact on the disparities in child well-being in Michigan. That’s according to a report released Tuesday by the Michigan League for Public Policy. 

Bipartisan criticism follows a report that the Environmental Protection Agency regional office that serves Michigan could be closed. A billboard gives a free political boost to two Republicans. A boil water advisory issued as a precaution for part of Kalamazoo.