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Grand Rapids, Michigan is located in Kent County. Zip codes in Grand Rapids, MI include 49555, 49546, and 49503. The median home price in Grand Rapids is $319,000 which is roughly $95/per square foot. More Grand Rapids information.

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Local news for Grand Rapids, MI continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

4 min ago | MLive.com

Grand Rapids apartments likely destroyed by fire; neighbors allege boy burning leaves started blaze

Crews were called to the 600 block of Fourth Street NW about 6 p.m. July 24. The eight-unit apartment building is near Davis Avenue and across the street from Basilica of Saint Adalbert.

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1 hr ago | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Family feels scammed by landlord and left without power for days

A Grand Rapids family signed a one-year lease for an apartment after they responded to a Craigslist ad that seemed too good to be true; it turned out it was.

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4 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Michigan crime spree suspects caught: 2 near Grand Rapids, 1 in N.Y.

U.S. Marshals arrested two members of the trio, Daniel Leussenkamp Jr. and Kimberly Wonsey, on Wednesday at York Creek Apartments in Alpine Township.

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4 hrs ago | MLive.com

Teen arrested for arson in Kentwood duplex fire

A Grand Rapids teen has been arraigned on arson charges for a fire that displaced residents of a duplex in early July .

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4 hrs ago | WOODTV.com

two lawyers Matz and Pietsch

Grand Rapids, Mich. Lawsuits are not fun for anyone. Getting the right help at the right time is crucial.

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8 hrs ago | JamBase

Ray LaMontagne Rants At Talkers & Storms Off Stage In Grand Rapids

Singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne brought his Supernova Summer Tour to Frederik Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids, MI last night, where he went on a expletive-filled tirade against talkers within the capacity crowd and even walked off stage according to MLive.com .

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10 hrs ago | MLive.com

Prosecutors await driver's toxicology test results in crash that killed Jeff Dykehouse

Prosecutors continue to wait for the results of toxicology tests before making any decision on how to proceed with possible charges against the driver in a crash that killed bicyclist Jeff Dykehouse on July 9. Assistant Prosecutor James Benison said the prosecutor's office has asked the crime lab to expedite results - place a higher priority on ... (more)

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10 hrs ago | MLive.com

In split decision, East Grand Rapids joins others with anti-begging rules

East Grand Rapids has joined a growing number of West Michigan communities restricting street begging, despite concerns from two city commissioners that the ordinance may be a solution without a problem.

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11 hrs ago | MLive.com

Booming job market found for health care positions that require less education

The health care industry is a booming field in Grand Rapids and nationally - for workers who have an associate's degree or less.

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15 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Refugee run farm operates in western Michigan

Donations have helped Bethany Christian Services start Hope Farms, a refugee operated farm in Kentwood, according to WOOD-TV .

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Free Republic

Pregnant teen strangled, boyfriend decapitated after arranging sex with man online

A pregnant Michigan teenager was strangled and her boyfriend was decapitated after apparently connecting with a stranger through the online service Craigslist for a sexual encounter, police said Monday.

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WOODTV.com

Undocumented children: Borders or morals?

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Details about undocumented children who come alone to Grand Rapids are so secretive that even one of our elected officials said he doesn't know how many have come here.

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MLive.com

Former Christian radio host John Balyo faces federal child porn charge

Former Christian radio host John Balyo now faces federal child porn and exploitation charges stemming from alleged incidents involving a 12-year-old boy.

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MLive.com

Silver Line buses: See Grand Rapids' newest, high-tech transportation fleet

Green and silver buses, splashed with varying hues of both colors, will go into operation Aug. 25 when The Rapid establishes its new Silver Line route .

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CBS Local

Nationwide Manhunt Underway For Trio Accused Of Violent Crime Spree

A nationwide manhunt is underway for three people accused of a statewide crime spree that started near Grand Rapids and reached all the way to metro Detroit.

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MLive.com

Mayor George Heartwell gets pushback on Grand Rapids pension meeting proposal

Mayor George Heartwell wants the city's pension boards to hold their meetings in City Hall instead of a building on East Fulton Street.

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Daily Mail

Ferris Bueller's Ben Stein, 69, 'begged for nude pictures' claims pregnant ex-escort, 24

Married Ferris Bueller actor and former Nixon speechwriter Ben Stein, 69, 'begged for nude pictures' claims pregnant ex-escort, 24 Ben Stein wrote a bizarre American Spectator column in June describing the beautiful women he met while on a speaking tour One of them, 'a breathtakingly beautiful middle-aged woman', said she would visit him in Los ... (more)

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

ClickOnDetroit

3 sought in string of violent crimes across Michigan

SEXUALLY ABUSING A TEENAGED BOY. BUT FIRST, THEY'RE THE FOCUS OF A NATIONWIDE MAN HUNT.

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WOTV Battle Creek

divorcing woman toying with wedding ring

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. The number one tip that we give women when they come into the DAWN office , seeking a divorce, is to not automatically believe what their husband is telling them.

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KLAL-FM Little Rock

Katy Perry Helps Homeless Veterans, Pays Tribute to Malaysia Airlines Victims

Katy Perry is doing her part to help homeless veterans. She's teaming up with the charity Veterans Matter to auction off VIP tickets to some of her upcoming concert performances in the Midwest, as well as a chance to meet her backstage.

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