Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan designated both hospitals as Blue Distinction Centers for the “expertise” they showed in making the birth process safe and effective; other requirements include demonstrating what is called "Family Centered Care" practices, such as allowing mothers and infants to stay together 24 hours a day.
Dr. Lukasz Niec was picked up by ICE at his Kalamazoo area home last week, and has been lodged at the Calhoun County Jail ever since. Allegations of child abuse were raised during a custody dispute with the mother of his daughter.
Several events are taking place in Calhoun and Kalamazoo Counties January 15, to honor the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King would have been celebrating his 89th birthday January 15, were he alive.
The Battle Creek Police Department says that they were called to Columbia Ave. near Helmer Rd. around 6:30pm Tuesday, after a man was seen walking away from his car after it had gone off the road. Witnesses said the man had been walking on Helmer Rd, causing cars to swerve around him; shortly after, the man was found, struck by a semi-truck.
A 7-year-old Texas Township boy is dead after he was struck by a vehicle Tuesday afternoon.
MLive reports that the accident took place around 3pm Tuesday on South 12th St near an elementary school in Portage. It appears that the boy had been taking part in a summer camp provided by the Portage Public Schools, when he was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street in a crosswalk...