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The downtown Grand Rapids skyline. WWJ file photo.

West Michigan Students Invited to Find out ‘What is an Engineer?’ and Win Prizes

Students in grades 6-12 in West Michigan, who are curious about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) careers, are eligible to win a Kindle Fire, remote-control helicopters, Lego kits and t-shirts at the second annual “What Is An Engineer” demonstration on Tuesday, April 16.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2013

Woman Gets 30-90 Years In Cemetery Stabbing

A woman who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the stabbing death of her boyfriend during an argument in a Michigan cemetery has been sentenced to 30 to 90 years in prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2013

Police Cracking Down On Drunk Drivers Through April 8

Luck may belong to the Irish, but it won’t help Michigan motorists who don’t designate a sober driver over the next few weeks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2013

Lavern Filipunas (Booking Photo)

Man Allegedly Posed As Officer Seeking Free Sex

Authorities say a man impersonated a police officer as part of an effort to get sex from a pair of women at a Michigan motel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2013

Can Authorities Be Held In Contempt For Suicide?

The Michigan Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case that will determine whether the Kent County Sheriff’s Department can be held in contempt for failing to prevent a suicide.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2013

45 Drunk Drivers Arrested During Super Bowl Weekend

Michigan State Police say they arrested 45 drunk drivers across 20 counties during Super Bowl weekend.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/16/2013

Melanie Jasina (Booking Photo)

Woman Jailed For Killing 3 Kittens

A 56-year-old Michigan woman has received a 150-day jail sentence for killing three kittens.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2013

Police Throwing A Flag On Drunken Drivers This Super Bowl Weekend

Michigan State Police are reminding motorists to make the right call by designating a sober driver before kick off if their Super Bowl celebration includes alcohol.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2013

Balloon launched in Iowa that ended up falling in Michigan (Credit: johnflaig.com)

Balloon Launched In Iowa Ends Up In Michigan

A balloon launched in Iowa by a Wisconsin man to capture images from high in the atmosphere ended up crash landing in a Michigan tree.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2012

Josiah Curtis (Booking Photo)

Would-Be Rapper Arrested In Stolen School Bus

Music apparently moved an aspiring Grand Rapids area rapper to steal a school bus and rumble toward Motown to do some recording.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2012

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