SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

"KALAMAZOO, MI — Within two hours of running down nine bicyclists, Charles Pickett Jr. took handfuls of pain pills and muscle relaxers, police reports say." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Legislation to make attacks on LGBT people a hate crime in Michigan was rolled out Wednesday with the support of at least two Republican state lawmakers. 

House Democrats Propose Constitutional Amendment To Make Voting Easier

Jul 13, 2016
Tom Arthur/Wikicommons

(MPRN-Lansing State House Democrats are calling for a voters’ bill of rights in the Michigan Constitution. 

"KALAMAZOO, MI - The Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, now in its fifth year, has reached two milestones in pursuit of accreditation. At a June 14-16 meeting, the medical school was granted provisional accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the national accrediting body for educational programs leading to the MD degree." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

"LANSING, MI — Judges across Michigan have been asked to review security plans in the wake of a deadly shooting inside a southwest Michigan courtroom." (MLive)