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Trailer Park Manager Accused Of Ethnic Intimidation Of Black TeenThe manager of a mobile home park in western Michigan is accused of putting a 14-year-old boy in a choke-hold and using an anti-black slur.
Small Tornado Touches Down In West MichiganThe tornado hit early Tuesday morning in Bowne Township, about 15 miles southeast of Grand Rapids.
Equipment Failure Knocks Out Power To 3,400 In Kent CountyConsumers Energy says a mobile substation is being brought in due to the amount of time expected to make repairs.
58-Year-Old Bicyclist Dies After Being Hit By VehicleAuthorities say the bike didn't have any lights on it.
625-Pound Michigan Man Sentenced To Prison In Fake Bomb Threat CaseJeffery Klein pleaded guilty to making a 2012 bomb threat to a mobile home park where he lived.
Girl Dies In Golf Cart Crash Near Grand RapidsThe mother of the victims found the children trapped under the vehicle and contacted police.
Man Convicted Of Killing Elderly Michigan CoupleDavid and Vivian Bouwman were shot in their Kentwood home in January 2013.
Four Companies To Invest $35M, Add 285 Jobs In MichiganThe Michigan Economic Development Corp. announced approval of Michigan Business Development and Community Revitalization program incentives to four companies planning expansions in the state. The projects are expected to generate up to $35.4 million in investments and add 285 new jobs in Michigan.
2 Face Charges In Sexual Assault Of 1-Year-OldAuthorities were investigating another case when they found a videotape that showed both suspects engaging in sex acts with the 1-year-old.
Kent County Makes GIS Available Free To PublicKent County Tuesday announced newly expanded public access to the county's Geographic Information System, or GIS.
Affordable Care Act Forges Partnership Between Blue Care, Mercy HealthStarting Oct. 1, residents of Kent, Muskegon and Oceana counties who don't receive employer-sponsored health insurance, or who are Medicare-eligible, will have the ability to select new health insurance products from Blue Care Network of Michigan. The Blues say the new products will be affordably priced and provide access to quality health care services through Mercy Health's more than 700 local doctors and four local hospitals.
Woman Hit, Killed After Stopping To Help At CrashPolice say a good Samaritan who'd stopped to help at an accident scene was struck and killed by one of the vehicles involved in the crash.