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Couple Sued For $2M Over Fire Caused By Squirrel Dinner Gone Awry

Two lawsuits are pending in the case of an apartment complex fire sparked by a tenant who tried to cook a squirrel with a propane torch.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/05/2014

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Police: Michigan Man Found Dead, Buried In Snow Was Murdered

The body of Jose Patricio Hernandez was found Monday outside an apartment complex in Ottawa County’s Park Township.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/09/2014

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Teen Gets 3-17 Years In ‘Russian Roulette’ Death Of Friend

A 19-year-old who authorities say accidentally killed his 16-year-old friend while they played with a gun has been sentenced to jail.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/09/2013

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West Mich. Teen Killed After Jumping Off Motorcycle

Authorities say the 16-year-old girl panicked and jumped off the cycle.

08/22/2013

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West Mich. Man Gets Life For Landlady’s Fire Death

A West Michigan judge has sentenced a man to life in prison without parole for setting his 53-year-old landlady on fire after she complained about his loud music.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2013

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Ex-Deacon Gets Jail In Theft From Michigan Church

A former Michigan church deacon who authorities say took $120,000 in cash from the weekly offertory basket has been sentenced to a year in jail.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2013

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Trial For Teen In Accidental Shooting Death Of Friend

A July trial has been scheduled for an 18-year-old accused of accidentally killing his 16-year-old friend while they played with a gun.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2013

Jeffrey Ripley - Danny Lee VanLiere (Booking Photo)

Men Plead In $9 Million Ponzi Scheme That Targeted Elderly

Two West Michigan men accused of defrauding investors in a $9 million Ponzi scheme have pleaded no contest to racketeering charges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2013

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11-Year-Old Held In Attempted Abduction Of 6-Year-Old Boy

An 11-year-old Michigan boy faces attempted kidnapping and assault charges after a 6-year-old was lured from a yard and led away from his home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2013

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MDOT Tries New Approach To Construction Merges

The state Department of Transportation has adopted a new approach to cut down on late-merging motorists in a West Michigan construction zone.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2013

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