I-94 EB lanes shut down in Paw Paw due to crash   I-94  EB lanes near MM 58 are closed due to slide off traffic crashes including a Van Buren County Deputy. He sustained minor injuries after being trapped in his vehicle. Roads are extremely icy.
 

Crash near Decatur exit on I-94 involving deputy's cruiser  VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A second crash on I-94 involving a Van Buren County deputy is slowing traffic near the Decatur exit.

BREAKING NEWS

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY, FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY

UNTIL 4 PM & 10 AM

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids maintains WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES in Van Buren, Kalamazoo, Calhoun, Jackson, Allegan, Barry, Eaton, Ottawa, Kent, Ionia, Muskegon, Montcalm, Oceana, and Newaygo counties until 4 PM.  Ice covered roads due to freezing rain will make your morning commute treacherous.  Freezing rain, sleet, and even a little snow transition to all snow toward midday.

The National Weather Service in northern Indiana maintains FREEZING RAIN ADVISORIES until 7 AM in Berrien, Cass, and St. Joe counties while the Branch county ADVISORY lasts until 10 AM.   

Please be careful this morning!  It will take you longer to get where you're going.  Stay with wwmt.com for your weather today and always.  

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Lifesaving Kalamazoo cop makes national headlines

Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The story of a Kalamazoo cop who became a hero during a traffic stop is now making national headlines.

The story of Officer Jason Gates was on CBS This Morning.

Officer Gates saw a van run a red light at Cork and Burdick on Saturday morning, and pulled the driver over.

He only planned on giving the driver a warning, but when he walked up to the window, he realized she was in serious trouble: she was choking.

Officer Gates performed the heimlich maneuver, and was able to quickly clear her airway.

After she could breathe, the woman hugged Gates, sobbing in relief that she was okay.

The woman said she didn't wish to go on camera, but added that she was doing fine.

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