SW Michigan

5:26 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Portage Council Considers Hazards at Intersection

Transportation and Utilities Director Chris Barnes says in a report that many factors make driving at Lakeview and Portage difficult, including the angle of the road and poor visibility from some approaches.
PORTAGE, MI - A Nov. 7 fatality has sparked the city to take a closer look at the Lakeview Drive-Portage Road intersection and potential changes in speed and lanes on parts of Portage Road.
5:24 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Associates of Tainted-Drug Pharmacy Face Murder Charges

The New England Compounding Center sold contaminated injectable steroids that caused meningitis in more than 750 people.
Boston - Two co-founders and 12 other former employees of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy blamed for a fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people were arrested early Wednesday, a spokeswoman for the U.S. attorney's office in Boston said.
7:35 am
Wed December 17, 2014

Ban on Unions for College Athletes Heads to Governor

Football players at Northwestern University sought certification earlier this year
A bill banning college student athletes from forming unions is on its way to Gov. Rick Snyder after receiving final passage in the Michigan Senate Tuesday. Without any discussion or committee hearings, the Senate voted 27-11, mostly along party lines, to pass the union ban.
7:33 am
Wed December 17, 2014

Deadline for Deal on Road Funding is Near

Leaders say a deal likely has to be completed Wednesday to pass before adjournment
Lansing - Legislative leaders and the governor's office continued formal and informal talks Tuesday toward a permanent funding plan that would pour $1.2 billion more into road repairs each year in Michigan. The four leaders emerged from a Tuesday morning meeting, prior to the day's legislative sessions, to say there still was no agreement but some progress.
6:20 am
Wed December 17, 2014

K-College Men's Basketball Falls to Defiance 60-59

The Hornets play Wisconsin-River Falls on Friday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - The Kalamazoo College men's basketball team fell at home by one point 60-59 to Defiance on Tuesday night. The Hornets are now 4-4 overall this season and have lost two straight games. Kalamazoo jumped out to a 16-7 lead in the first seven minutes of the game.