I have been with Townsquare Media since 2012, and currently serve as news anchor. When not at work, I spend my time listening to music of all genres and keeping up with current events.
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
Pepper Spray Foils Attempted Abduction In Comstock
The Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office says that around 2pm Saturday, a woman had been jogging along E. MN Ave. near S 31st St. in Comstock, when a vehicle parked on the side of the road a little ahead of her; as she approached, a male suspect got out and began chasing after her.
Loy Norrix Principal Sued For Sexual Harassment
The lawsuit was filed in December 2016 by a former employee of the Loy Norrix High School, and claims that Principal Rodney Prewitt made unwanted sexual advances towards her and other employees. The lawsuit says that when the employee rebuffed Prewitt’s advances, she was denied a new position…
Helen DeVos Passes Away At The Age Of 90
The family of Helen DeVos says early Thursday that she died at the age of 90. DeVos was born in 1927 as Helen Van Wesep, and grew up in the Grand Rapids area, graduating from Calvin College with a Bachelor of Arts.
Kalamazoo Woman Wanted For Attempting To Scam Seniors
The Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office says that since August, they have received complaints from several senior living facilities that a woman has been calling their residents, claiming to be a representative from the bank’s fraud department.
ATV Crash Kills Portage Businessman October 11
According to his family, 34-year-old Jesse Albrecht died Wednesday; he had been riding an ATV on October 6 in the Houghton Lake Area, when he crashed into a tree head-on. He had been wearing a helmet, but still suffered severe and ultimately fatal injuries.
Animals Seized In Calhoun County Cockfighting Investigation
The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office was called to the 3000 block of 3 ½ mile Rd. in Athens around noon Friday, and while they were there they were advised of possible animal cruelty taking place in the area. Deputies responded later with a search warrant.
Suspects Sought In Kalamazoo Armed Robbery
The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety says that around 10pm Saturday, three armed men entered the business on E. Cork St, where one struck the clerk and demanded him to the floor, as a second suspect took cash from the register.
Couple Accused Of Causing Girl’s Death Bound Over To Trial
A KDPS officer who spoke with Ballinger the day of the death says that even though her daughter was calling for help, and at some point began gasping, no effort was made to help the child. The couple allegedly admitted to detectives that they had been smoking meth the night of Desaray’s death…
Kalamazoo Residents Accused Of ‘Straw Purchasing’ Guns For Chicago Man
The indictment was issued August 31 in Chicago Federal Court, and accuses 23-year-old Cornelius Battle and 27-year-old Dalrick Drain of Kalamazoo of purchasing guns at Kalamazoo stores, and selling them to 21-year-old Nathaniel McElroy of Chicago at a premium.