Grand Rapids

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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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Michigan Teen Strangled, Man Decapitated In Craigslist Sex Case

Police say a pregnant Michigan teenager was strangled and her boyfriend decapitated after apparently connecting with a stranger online for a sexual encounter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2014

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Girl Dies In Golf Cart Crash Near Grand Rapids

The mother of the victims found the children trapped under the vehicle and contacted police.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2014

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Police Seek Help Finding Thieving Couple In Troy Area

One victim stated a black male suspect approached her and began to distract her by asking questions pertaining to his grandmother.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2014

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Tornado Packing 100-110 Mph Winds Hits West Michigan

Forecaster Brian Meade said Monday that the tornado was high in the weather service’s EF-1 range.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/07/2014

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