"KALAMAZOO, MI – Police agencies in Southwest Michigan have almost 600 untested rape kits on their books, according to a statewide audit." (Kalamazoo Gazette)


(MPRN-Lansing) More than 300 Michigan inmates sentenced as minors to life without parole could get a second chance at early release. That’s under a U.S. Supreme Court ruling handed down Monday. 

"Albion City Councilman Maurice Barnes has been accused of criminal sexual conduct. Barnes, 60, was arraigned in Calhoun County District Court on Tuesday before Magistrate Earl Brutsche. He is charged with second-degree criminal sexual conduct, meaning he allegedly touched a child younger than 13." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"Nearly one in four female undergraduate students say they have had nonconsensual sexual contact since arriving on campus, according to a new national survey. The survey, conducted by the the Association of American Universities, shows 23.1% of female undergraduates report being the victim of nonconsenual sexual contact." (Detroit Free Press)

"KALAMAZOO, MI -- Police are working to identify suspects in an armed robbery on the campus of Western Michigan University." (Kalamazoo Gazette)