SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

Comstock Township's Fire Chief was killed working at an emergency stop on I-94. A company that makes retaining walls and manholes expands in Kalamazoo County. A WMU outfielder is selected in the Major League Baseball draft. 

State Capitol - file photo
Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) The latest version of changes to the state’s teacher retirement plan passed through committees Wednesday. 

"FLINT, MI -- Michigan's public health director and chief medical executive have been charged with criminal wrongdoing related to the Flint water crisis, moving an investigation by state Attorney General Bill Schuette closer than ever to Gov. Rick Snyder." (MLive)

Courtesy of Kalamazoo Humane Society / Kalamazoo Humane Society

The Kalamazoo Humane Society says $3-million has been raised toward a capital campaign to build a new facility. 

Rick Pluta, The Michigan Public Radio Network / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) A group marched on Governor Rick Snyder’s office Tuesday to call for faster work fixing Flint’s water system.