Portage Road closed by crash  KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The Kalamazoo Dept. of Public Safety says that Portage Road has been closed by a crash.

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The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids issues a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Van Buren, Kalamazoo, Calhoun, Jackson, Allegan, Barry, Eaton, Ottawa, Kent, Ionia, Muskegon, Montcalm, Oceana, and Newaygo counties from 1 AM Thursday morning until 4 PM in the afternoon.  The ADVISORY speaks to the development of snow, sleet, and freezing rain prior to the Thursday morning commute.  Accumulations of ice are under 1/10" before an ultimate transition to snow everywhere, but we know it doesn't take a lot of ice to cause problems.  Projected accumulations ... Muskegon to Grand Rapids to Lansing: 1" to 2" ... south of that line including Kalamazoo: under 1".

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Man who filmed fatal chokehold in New York is arrested

Updated: Monday, August 4, 2014
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NEW YORK (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The man who filmed a fatal police chokehold in New York has been arrested on weapons charges.

Police say they caught Ramsey Orta this weekend with a .25-caliber Norton semiautomatic handgun that was reported stolen from Michigan.

Orta is the man who shot the video of an officer using a chokehold to restrain Eric Garner on July 17th.

Garner's death was ruled a homicide.

Police say Orta was picked up in an area for known drug sales.



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