SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

Kellom was shot in his Northwest Detroit home by an Immigration and Customs Enforcement Officer. His father, Kevin Kellom, says the search warrant he received wasn't signed until after his son's death. "They killed my son at 1:38 pm, the search warrant that they left on my table that I received at 7pm in the evening, was signed at 4:39," Kellom says. (WDET)

Ford Motor Company released lower than expected first quarter earnings Tuesday. The automaker earned $924 million during the first part of this year. (WDET)

Paul Wilk says he doesn't get passionate about much, but higher taxes and Proposal 1 rev him up. The 58-year-old Allen Park resident is so determined to defeat the measure that would raise the sales tax from 6 percent to 7 percent that he has for months been leaving glossy Vote No placards on doorsteps — and occasionally engaging likely voters. (Detroit News)

BANGOR, MI - The FBI is investigating the city of Bangor following a six-year period during which more than $500,000 apparently went missing, the mayor announced Tuesday. "You can see from our general fund of how the money trended," Mayor Nick Householder told the Kalamazoo Gazette Tuesday, referencing a spreadsheet compiled using data from the city's budget and Michigan Audit Report. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

OSHTEMO, MI – Kalamazoo County could soon have another local police agency if the Oshtemo Township Board of Trustees decides in the coming months to follow a consultant's recommendation to start a township police force. A representative of the Center for Public Safety Management was on hand during Tuesday's board meeting to offer a final recommendation (Kalamazoo Gazette)