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Man Gets 40-80 Year In Prison For Motel Murder

A 54-year-old mental patient has received a 40- to 80-year-prison sentence for fatally stabbing an Indianapolis man at a western Michigan motel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/10/2012

Gregg Busby (Booking Photo)

Man Pleads Guilty In Death Of Baby Who Drank Drugged Juice

A West Michigan man has pleaded guilty in the death of a 1-year-old boy who died after drinking a cup of juice containing crushed morphine and allergy pills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2012

Jeannette Davis (Booking Photo)

Woman Sentenced In Road Rage Shooting Death

A 25-year-old West Michigan woman who was convicted in the road rage shooting death of a Grand Rapids man says she didn’t intend to hurt anyone.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2012

Krag Sanford (Booking photo)

Ex-Teacher Who Impregnated Student Will Get Pension, State Health Care

A 59-year-old former Michigan teacher who authorities say had a sexual relationship with a then-16-year-old student in 2010 is expected to keep getting his pension from the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2012

Krag Sanford (Booking photo)

Ex-Teacher Who Impregnated Student Gets 9 Months In Jail, Awaits Next Sentence

A 59-year-old former Michigan teacher who authorities say had a sexual relationship with a then-16-year-old student in 2010 has been sentenced to nine months behind bars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/04/2012

Inmate Sues Over Jail’s Refusal To Serve Kosher Meals

An inmate at a Grand Rapids jail is suing for the right to be served kosher meals, saying he’s lost 30 pounds while eating only greens, bread and cereal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2012

Jeannette Davis (Booking Photo)

Woman Found Guilty In Road Rage Shooting Death

A 25-year-old woman has been found guilty in the road rage shooting death of a Grand Rapids man.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2012

The downtown Grand Rapids skyline. WWJ file photo.

Microloans Now Available In West Michigan Through GROW

One year after launching a pilot microloan program benefiting Kent County businesses, Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women has joined the ranks of only six other Michigan non-profits, as a Small Business Administration intermediary microlender.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2012

Krag Sanford (Booking photo)

Ex-Teacher Faces 2 Sentences In Teen Sex Case

A 59-year-old former Michigan teacher who authorities say had a sexual relationship with a then-16-year-old student in 2010 faces sentencing in two counties later this summer. The teen now is pregnant with his child.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/04/2012

Black bear.
(credit: Michigan DNR, File photo)

West Michigan Bear Sightings Cause Stir

Authorities are asking people to be cautious following some recent bear sightings in West Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2012

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