Michigan Secures Federal Money to Build Two New Veterans HomesLANSING (AP) — Michigan has secured federal funding to build two veterans homes in Grand Rapids and the Detroit area.
Man Facing Trial For Raping 16-Year-Old, Now Charged in Her DeathA man charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old teen is now accused of killing her before she was expected to testify in the rape case. Kent County Prosecutor Chris Becker said Wednesday that two men are facing charges connected to the death of Mujey Dumbuya. Her partially clothed body was found in January about 50 miles from her Grand Rapids home.
Two Michigan Cities Made US News Ranking for Best Places to LiveIn Michigan, two cities made the list and both are college towns: Grand Rapids came in at 12th place in the ranking of the country's 125 largest metropolitan areas and Lansing just made the list at the 50th spot.
School Evacuated When Project Mistaken For Molotov CocktailsA student at Frost Middle and High School in Grand Rapids saw bottles in a locker, and staff called police.
Michigan State Police: Freeway Shooting On I-96 Near Grand Rapids TownshipThe car was hit by a bullet around 4:30 a.m. on eastbound I-96 near Cascade Road.
Public's Help Sought In Deaths Of 2-Year-Old, GrandmotherAutopsies determined 46-year-old Germaine Brown and her grandson King Talbert died of gunshot wounds.
Man Gets Life Without Parole For Beating Death Of 4-Year-OldThe judge told Ortiz-Nieves, "You are a monster and quite frankly, you are evil."
Man Wanted In Grand Rapids Rape [SUSPECT SKETCH]Police say the man, around 21-23 years old, pointed a handgun at the woman before he attacked.
Grand Rapids Police Warn Of Counterfeit Cash Being PassedPolice in Grand Rapids are warning people to be on the lookout for counterfeit cash.
Boiler Blast Cuts Heat To Downtown Grand Rapids BuildingsThe plant produces steam which heats and cools about 130 buildings in the city's downtown area, including the city hall and courthouse.
West Michigan News Station Reports Local Grandma Got Run Over By A ReindeerAre a Grand Rapids-area woman's injuries being blamed on a reindeer attack? 
Man Busted After DNA Is Found On Cigarette Loses AppealA man tripped up by his own DNA on a cigarette butt has lost an appeal of a breaking-and-entering conviction in western Michigan.

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