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KENTWOOD, Mich. (WOOD) - The city of Kentwood eliminated 30 jobs, including police andfirefighters, at the City Commission meeting Wednesday night.
At the meeting presided over by Mayor Richard Root, 18 positionswere eliminated, bringing to 30 the total slashed this month. Ninepolice officers and four firefighters are among the 30 jobscut.
According to city deputy administrator Rich Houtteman, cuttingthese jobs saved the city $1.6 million, which is the projecteddeficit for the next fiscal year.
A charity lodge where three people were killed back in September 2013 will likely never open again.
Kalamazoo Township Police are asking for your help in finding a 63-year-old man who told people back in November he was going off to die.
A camera mounted on a tow truck caught an example of a common incident Tuesday: a vehicle sliding off the road.