Andy Robins / WMUK

A coalition says Kalamazoo needs to take back its streets to make them safer and more pleasant for everyone to use. Members of the Complete Streets Coalition of Kalamazoo held signs and gave flyers to passing motorists in the Fairmont neighborhood Wednesday urging them to slow down.

"Traffic has been shut down on M-89 (East D Avenue) in Kalamazoo County due to downed power lines." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

A Michigan State Police investigator says he's never seen anything like the disaster last week near Galesburg, and hopes he never sees another one like it again.

State Police say clean-up of an acid spill during the incident is the biggest obstacle to re-opening the freeway.

Among the vehicles involved as a semi hauling fireworks that caught fire an exploded, closing the freeway for hours Friday near Galesburg.