Kelly Gottschall, older cousin of Bailey Broderick, hugs one of Broderick's close friends Melissa Powers in front of the Kalamazoo Courthouse in downtown Kalamazoo, Michigan on Friday, April 1, 2022. Broderick died in a drunk driving accident at Western Michigan University in November 2021. Friends and family of Bailey Broderick stand with signs in the cold and snow demanding justice and no charges had been issued.
A mourner prepares to board the London Underground Jubilee Line at Baker Street Station on Friday, September 16. About a quarter of a million people came to Queen Elizabeth II's coffin as she lay in state for four days at Westminster Hall before her funeral on Monday, September 19.
Portage Central's captain Olivia Brodie (4) leads the soccer team on their lap of the field after their win of the division 1 regional finals at Scotland Yard Field in Caldonia, Michigan on Thursday, June 9, 2022. Portage Central won, 1-0.
Fyscher Jones bawls as his father, Matthew Jones, tries to help him put on his Halloween costume in the back bed of his truck on Halloween night in 2019 in Cynthiana, Kentucky.
"I hate scary things, but I love creepy makeup," Cammy Daniels says as she applies her Halloween clown makeup. Daniels wore the same look when she went to Skeleton's Lair with her friends a weekend in October 2019 and was immediately hired as a make-up artist for the local haunted house.
Whitehall High School's Aiden Weiler wrestles with Saint Joseph High School's Gavin Keller during the division 2 team wrestling quarterfinals at Wings Event Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan on Friday, Feb. 25, 2022.
Guardian siren MermADA, also known as Breanne Tarasevicius, coaches a child on how to be a mermaid in the water tank at the MerFest International Festival at Lake Arvesta located on the edge of South Haven, Michigan on Saturday, June 25, 2022. Vendors sold jewelry, bodices and books as mermaids took turns swimming in the large tank in the center of the island that the event occurred on.
Rich Strike's jockey Sonny Leon reacts to their win as soon as he crosses the finish line at the end of the 148th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Saturday, May 7, 2022.
Around 200 Michigan citizens turn out to a march around downtown Kalamazoo against the recent overturning of Roe v. Wade on Thursday, July 7, 2022. "While Michigan still has right to abortion, other states do not," protest organizer and Kalamazoo resident Adara Pasos said. She continued on in a speech in front of Kalamazoo's Court House reminding everyone the importance of voting for local government and to get ready to head to the polls August 2.
Loy Norrix student Kelisha Davis does not take the stage alone during the Loy Norrix Graduation Ceremony at Wings Event Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. Davis carries a portrait of her mother Erin Nicole Davis with her. After Erin's passing in 2020 just at the start of the pandemic, Kelisha fought hard to make it to this day. "I wanted to give up so bad, but I knew she wanted me to do this," Kelisha said. Kelisha's mother inspired her to start a career in the medical field with a goal of becoming a heart surgeon, and Kelisha plans on taking the first steps to that goal by starting her higher education at Western Michigan University in the fall.
Two sharks with Ned's on Gull Lake's float "Are there sharks at Gull Lake?" wait for the start of the annual Do-Dah Parade in Kalamazoo, Michigan on Saturday, June 4, 2022. With the theme being "Where is the 'Zoo," all sorts of lions, tigers, bears and sharks could be seen throwing candy out to the Kalamazoo community.