Grand Rapids

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Woman Who Kept Quiet About ’90 Homicide Dodges Prison

The 57-year-old woman was facing at least two years in prison for lying to authorities about a murder 25 years ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2015

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Man Charged With Middle East Gun Smuggling Released On Bond

Agents say Gilbert Elian bought and transported dozens of handguns to Lebanon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2015

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Rosalynn Bliss Elected 1st Female Mayor Of Grand Rapids

She’s set to follow Mayor George Heartwell, whose tenure will end after 12 years due to term limits.


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No Relief From Snyder For Man Convicted Of Murder As Teen

Saulo Montalvo, who acted as a getaway driver, has spent nearly 20 years in prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2015

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Man Pleads Guilty To Sexually Assaulting 10-Year-Old Boy Who ‘Wanted It’

The boy said Jason Michael Spencer was touching him inappropriately while the two were watching A Christmas Story.

CBS Detroit–07/17/2015


Fire Breaks Out At Grand Rapids Salvage Company

The fire is at PITSCH Companies near the intersection of Richmond Street NW and Alpine Avenue.

CBS Detroit–07/01/2015

The original Meijer store. (credit: Meijer Inc.)

Location Of Original Meijer ‘Thrifty Acres’ Gets Michigan Historical Marker

A Michigan historical marker now stands at the original site of the store from Midwest retailer Meijer that pioneered the idea of a shopping supercenter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/30/2015

The ingredients for the preparation of pickled cucumbers. ( iStock Photo)

Farm Loses Appeal Over Status Of Cucumber Pickers

An appeals court agrees with a Grand Rapids federal judge who found that workers on a northern Michigan pickle farm were employees, not independent contractors.

CBS Detroit–06/28/2015

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Open Meetings Look For Input On Passenger Rail Train Routes

A public meeting will be held this Thursday night at the U of M Center on Woodward in Detroit.

CBS Detroit–06/15/2015

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Prosecutor: Man Imprisoned For 17 Years Wrongly Convicted Of Rape

Carter was nearly 17 in 1992 when he was convicted of first-degree criminal sexual conduct against a 10-year-old neighbor girl.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2015