Fewer Sexual Assaults Reported At WMU

Oct 15, 2019
Ben Gretchko / WMUK

Western Michigan University has released its annual crime report. It says some kinds of crime went down on campus last year compared to 2017.

A woman in a pinstripe jacket stands at a podium. The prosecuting attorney stands to the right with a reassuring hand on her shoulder.

A man who carried out a shooting spree in Kalamazoo three years ago is headed to prison for life. Jason Brian Dalton killed six people and seriously injured two others while driving around the Kalamazoo area on February 20, 2016. 

File photo of Jason Dalton entering Kalamazoo County Circuit Court on Monday January 7th

The man who committed a string of shootings in the Kalamazoo area almost three years ago, which left six people dead and two badly injured, has pleaded guilty to all charges against him. 

Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN) A former Michigan State University gymnastics coach was in court Thursday. Kathie Klages turned herself in to police and was arraigned on criminal charges for lying to law enforcement – a felony and a misdemeanor. 

Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) There are new developments in the criminal case against a former dean of Michigan State University. A judge says two women cannot testify against William Strampel at a crucial hearing in June.