Grand Rapids

View of downtown Grand Rapids overlooking the Grand River. (Credit: istock)

Study: Restoring Grand River Could Boost Grand Rapids Economy

Grand Valley State University economist Paul Isely says riverfront real estate development could make the effect even greater.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/08/2014

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Woman, 36, Charged With Murder In Man’s Stabbing

Officers were called about 12:45 a.m. Friday to the apartment and found that 33-year-old James Arthur Washington had been stabbed multiple times.

CBS Detroit–08/29/2014

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Man Takes Plea Deal In Daycare Child Porn Case

A man accused of producing sexually explicit photographs and videos of children as young as 2 at his mother’s daycare center has agreed to plead guilty to sexual exploitation of a child.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2014

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Grand Rapids To Open $40 Million Rapid Bus System

“We finally have a transportation mode that’s competing with the car.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2014

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Separate Pit Bull Attacks Injure Police Officer, Grand Rapids Boy

A Harper Woods police officer has been treated for injuries, after he was wounded while trying to shoot a vicious dog.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2014

Michael Connor Verkerke died after being stabbed at a playground near his home. (credit: Connor Verkerke Memorial/gofundme.com)

Document: 12-Year-Old Boy Accused Of Playground Murder Wanted To Go To Jail

The delinquency petition filed in Kent County Circuit Court said the 12-year-old told investigators he’s “bad and always does stupid things.”

CBS Detroit–08/08/2014

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Michigan Couch Thief Sentenced To 5-22 Years

Authorities say the 41-year-old returned to the store six days later to steal the matching cushions and a rug.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/02/2014

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625-lb Michigan Bomb Threat Suspect Says Weight Prevents Court Appearance

A 44-year-old Michigan man charged with making a bomb threat says he can’t appear in court because of his weight.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2014

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Pennsylvania Prisoner Pleads Guilty To 2004 Michigan Murder

A prisoner in Pennsylvania has pleaded guilty to a decade-old murder in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2014

Source: Uber.

Uber Drives To New Locations In Michigan

Grand Rapids, Lansing, Kalamazoo and Flint are the newest cities in Michigan to offer UberX car service.

07/24/2014

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