Kalamazoo County

Kalamazoo Home Catches Fire In Fireworks Explosion
The blaze started at 7am Sunday at the home in the 800 block of Lake St, where fireworks began exploding on the front porch. The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety says that they had to take a defensive strategy and that they couldn’t enter the residence due to the flames
Brief Chase In Kalamazoo Leads To Arrest Monday Morning
Police had initially been called to the area of the Fox Ridge Apartments on a report of someone threatening others with a handgun, and when they arrived they saw an individual fleeing the scene in a vehicle. The vehicle initially refused to stop for police, but after around a 20 minute chase the sus…
Portion Of I-94 To Be Named After Fallen Fire Chief In New Bill
On Thursday, Senator Margaret O’Brien of Portage introduced the bill, which would name 6 miles of I-94 between Sprinkle Rd. and Galesburg in honor of Switalski. In a release to her website, Sen. O’Brien says that renaming the highway will not only honor Chief Switalski’s contrib…
Murder Charges Filed In Collin Rose Shooting
Charges have now been filed against a Detroit man accused of murdering a Wayne State University Police Sargent.
The Detroit Free Press reports that in Wayne County Court Thursday, 61-year-old Raymond Durham was charged with first degree murder, murder of a peace officer, possession of a firearm by a …
Kalamazoo County IDs Approved By Commission Wednesday
Kalamazoo County has now approved a measure that will allow for those without state or federal identification to obtain a county ID card instead.
MLive reports that at their meeting Wednesday night, the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners approved the measure, which was first introduced over…
Comstock’s Fire Chief Dies After Car Crashes Into Him
A car crash on I-94 Wednesday night has left the chief of the Comstock Fire & Rescue dead.
WOODTV reports that Fire Chief Ed Switalski had been responding with firefighters and Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Deputies to a pair of crashes on Eastbound I-94 near Sprinkle Rd. ar...

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