SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

State Capitol - file photo
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) The state House has adopted bills that would allow prisoners in advanced stages of illness including cancer and dementia to be paroled for medical reasons. 

Xavier Mendozza / WCMU

West Michigan's economy continues to grow, according the latest survey of business leaders. Interviews are scheduled next week for two finalists to become KVCC's next president. The suspect in a fatal shooting at Central Michigan University is arraigned while still hospitalized. WMU baseball gets a win. The Broncos face Ball State in the quarterfinals of the MAC women's basketball tournament in Cleveland. 

Tom Arthur/Wikicommons

(MPRN-Lansing) In the race for Michigan’s next governor, a Democrat crossed a significant hurdle Tuesday. Abdul El-Sayed was the first Democrat to file his signatures to get on the ballot. But there have been questions about whether El-Sayed is even eligible to run. 

Suspect in CMU Shooting Arraigned

Mar 6, 2018
Xavier Mendoza / WCMU

The suspect in last week’s shooting at Central Michigan University was formally arraigned from his hospital bed Tuesday afternoon.

Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

A new fund is launched to help people in Kalamazoo impacted by last month's flooding. A dozen people were arrested at Michigan State University as fights broke out among protestors outside an event featuring a white nationalist. WMU advances to the quarterfinals of the MAC women's tournament, but the Bronco men's team is eliminated from the tourney in a heart breaking loss.