KALAMAZOO, MI -- Western Michigan University officials are urging "caution and vigilance" after an armed robbery in a dorm Thursday afternoon. A student was robbed of several personal belongings in a room on the fourth floor of Smith-Burnham Hall at around 3 p.m. Thursday, according to a WMU news release. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

KALAMAZOO, MI - In the six months since he moved from Bangalore, India, to enroll at Kalamazoo College, Tanush Jagdish said he has found the campus to be one that is inclusive, a good learning environment for an international student. But Jagdish said that all changed for him late Tuesday as he learned of a racist, anti-Semitic Internet posting that included a threat to shoot faculty at the school.

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) People who attack sports referees would face tougher penalties under legislation in the state Senate. Under the bills, a person would face up to three years in prison and a maximum fine of $10,000 for attacking a referee. 

KALAMAZOO, MI -- The city of Kalamazoo is exploring grant opportunities to implement a national violence-reduction initiative, Kalamazoo Public Safety Chief Jeff Hadley told the Kalamazoo City Commission Monday. Group Violence Intervention, formerly called Operation Ceasefire, is the brainchild of criminologist David Kennedy.

Matthew Laurence Krueger faces charges of malicious destruction of property and false report or threat of terrorism