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Brother of lieutenant governor suspected in Ionia hit & runBrother of lieutenant governor suspected in Ionia hit & runA younger brother of Lt. Gov. Brian Calley is a suspect in a Wednesday hit and run incident at an Ionia County service station, the Free Press has learned.
- 16 hours, 50 minutes ago
Body found in Grand River near 6th Street BridgeBody found in Grand River near 6th Street BridgePolice have retrieved a body found on the east bank of the Grand River near downtown.
- Grand Rapids Metro
- 18 hours, 12 minutes ago
Super Saver: Top Valentine's Day chocolate dealsSuper Saver: Top Valentine's Day chocolate dealsThis could be the best Valentine's Day chocolate deal.
- Super Saver
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911 tapes show efforts to save Muskegon woman911 tapes show efforts to save Muskegon womanThe Muskegon County Sheriff's Department has released the 911 calls made the day a Muskegon Township woman was killed.
- 16 hours, 48 minutes ago
Kent Co. business, home break-ins under investigationKent Co. business, home break-ins under investigationThe break-ins were all reported this week.
- 17 hours, 49 minutes ago
Poll finds slight edge for Michigan sales tax hikePoll finds slight edge for Michigan sales tax hikeA plurality of likely Michigan voters would vote to approve a 1-point increase in the state sales tax in a May 5 vote, but the more voters hear about the complex proposal, the less they like it, according to a new poll.
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Meijer Gardens' "Splendors of Shiga" exhibition features Japanese artMeijer Gardens' "Splendors of Shiga" exhibition features Japanese artAncient art displayed at Meijer Gardens. Many artifacts have never been seen outside of Japan.
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USA's most romantic city? Green Bay, of courseUSA's most romantic city? Green Bay, of courseRedbox says home of the Packers watched more romantic movies than any other city in 2014.
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Crews battle farmhouse fire near PortlandCrews battle farmhouse fire near PortlandCrews had trouble putting out the fire because of the large size of the wood-frame home.
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Economist: State road deal hurts federal tax filersEconomist: State road deal hurts federal tax filersBut a spokeswoman for Gov. Rick Snyder said that analysis seems premature and appears to be incorrect.
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Anita Lawhorn loses bid to have child abuse case nixedAnita Lawhorn loses bid to have child abuse case nixedMarch trial now for mother of accused child killer Jamarion Lawhorn
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Ritz Koney loses lease, closing in downtown G.R.Ritz Koney loses lease, closing in downtown G.R.The Ritz Koney Bar & Grille on Ionia Avenue in downtown Grand Rapids announced they are closing in February.
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Holland murder suspect to stand trialHolland murder suspect to stand trialA judge has ordered 18-year-old Davon Walker to face a jury on charges that he shot and killed a man earlier this month.
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Man missing from downtown Grand RapidsMan missing from downtown Grand RapidsGrand Rapids Police are looking for help in finding a missing man.
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Icy conditions cause two planes to skid at Ford AirportIcy conditions cause two planes to skid at Ford AirportTwo planes slid off the taxiway at Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Officials say a passenger plane and a FedEx plane both landed safely but then slid off the taxiway as they approached the gate.
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Most crime rates drop in Grand RapidsMost crime rates drop in Grand RapidsThe Grand Rapids Police Department released their figures for crime from 2014 Thursday.
- Grand Rapids Metro
- 17 hours, 57 minutes ago
Semi-trucks hit two sheriff vehicles on I-94Semi-trucks hit two sheriff vehicles on I-94Icy roads and driving too fast for conditions are being blamed for two crashes on I-94 that involved semi-trucks and Van Buren County Sheriff's vehicles.
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State elevator inspector charged with fraudState elevator inspector charged with fraudA state elevator inspector who likes to play golf is in the rough.
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Bus ends up in ditch after Sparta crashBus ends up in ditch after Sparta crash13 students were on the bus at the time of the crash, but no one was hurt.
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Twitter threat to U.S. flight linked to West Mich. school bomb threatsTwitter threat to U.S. flight linked to West Mich. school bomb threatsA bomb threat made to a United Airlines flight this week... is connected to the same person suspected of making phony bomb threats at a number of West Michigan schools.
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G.R. City Commissioner Rosalynn Bliss running for mayorG.R. City Commissioner Rosalynn Bliss running for mayorCommissioner Rosalynn Bliss currently represents the city's second ward.
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GRPD: Man with hatchet threatens bus driverGRPD: Man with hatchet threatens bus driverThe 51-year-old man faces a felonious assault charge. No one was injured.
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Ottawa, Kent residents concerned about vacuum salespeopleOttawa, Kent residents concerned about vacuum salespeopleResidents in both Ottawa and Kent counties are concerned about a group of salespeople using aggressive techniques to sell Kirby vacuum cleaners.
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Made in Michigan: EggcamperMade in Michigan: EggcamperMichigan is known for its auto industry, but cars aren't the only vehicles being made in our state.
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Police: Woman featured on 'Dateline' scammed elderly Muskegon manPolice: Woman featured on 'Dateline' scammed elderly Muskegon manIn May of 2013, Travers was featured on the television show 'Dateline' after she posted a fraudulent ad on Craigslist saying she was 35 years old and interested in meeting an older man if he wired her $7,500.00.
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This guy climbed an ice-covered Niagara FallsThis guy climbed an ice-covered Niagara FallsIce climber Will Gadd says his scaling of a frozen Niagara Falls is the "coolest thing he's ever done."
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Texas city wants to shut down 'swingers club' in houseTexas city wants to shut down 'swingers club' in houseResidents in a high-end neighborhood in Arlington, Texas want to shut down what they're calling a "swingers club." See why the city also wants to shut them down.
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Ice climber Will Gadd says his scaling of a frozen Niagara Falls is the "coolest thing he's ever done."
Japan, Jordan and the Islamic State failed to reach a prisoner-swap agreement. Now the lives of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto and Jordanian military pilot Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh hang in the balance. Hear Goto's wife plead for her husband's life.