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Photo of the Kalamazoo Transportation Center.

When a gunman opened fire at Kalamazoo’s Metro Transit station on Saturday, November 27, security guards on patrol there were unarmed. But that wasn’t always the case.

View of tents on muddy ground with large puddles, bushes in the foreground and trees in the background under blue sky
Leona Larson / WMUK

The Kalamazoo City Commission may vote on an emergency housing ordinance when it meets Monday evening. If it passes, service providers will be able to apply for a permit to construct temporary housing, including the easy-to-assemble “pod” homes proposed by nonprofit Housing Resources Inc.


Jae C. Hong / AP Photo

Of the three major waves of COVID-19 hospitalizations to hit Kalamazoo, doctors say the current one is the worst because it's lasting so long.

Christopher Deau Photography

The journey artist Ashley Carlson has chosen to travel is lined by flowers. Blossoms of every kind are a frequent topic of her art. 

Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo - file photo from WMUK

Wednesday was the deadline for Bronson Hospital employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and the seasonal flu. Bronson announced in a statement that 7,808 employees, or 93.3 percent of its workforce, were fully vaccinated as of Wednesday's deadline.