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55 min ago | MLive.com
Grand Rapids is executing a planned land swap that could facilitate development of a downtown movie theater and entertainment complex. It's not clear whether the owners of Celebration Cinema are poised to exercise an option to buy the land.
1 hr ago | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids
A 43 year old Grand Rapids woman convicted of going into Real Estate Open houses and stealing narcotics out of people medicine cabinets has been sentenced to 50 hours community service and fined 800 dollars.
When Eddie Jackson, a convicted sex trafficker, is sentenced in federal court on Tuesday, one group dedicated to helping victims of sex trafficking will be paying close attention to the ruling. Along with trauma recovery for victims, the project trains first responders and members of the court who often come in contact with victims of sex trafficking.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. Summer is over and it's not technically fall on the calendar, but we're probably done wearing swim suits, shorts, and sundresses.
Grand Rapids residents with the ZIP code 49507 might want to take advantage of special funding to combat lead poisoning. The ZIP code had the highest number of children with lead poisoning in the state in 2013, according to a Michigan Department of Community Health report.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. The school year is in full swing and good things are happening at Hope Academy .
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. SiTE:LAB, a perennial favorite of jurors in the world's largest art competition, promises to be again among ArtPrize's most unique venues as it moves into Morton House.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. ArtPrize 2014 officially begins on September 24, but you can get a jump start on hundreds of entries with the Arena District's Annual ArtPrize Preview! Starting September 17, you can view work by 200 artists at 16 venues.
Cleaning up the Grand River can be discouraging with all the tires, bags of Doritos, mattresses and car batteries dumped by careless people. However, since the annual Mayors' Grand River Cleanup started 11 years ago, the amount of trash dumped has actually been decreasing, according to Josh Leffingwell, communications director for the West Michigan Environmental Action Council that hosts the cleanup.
A couple neighborhoods in Grand Rapids are near the top of the list in Michigan for having the children poisoned by lead.
It turns out that, of the 55 Olivet College students who were hospitalized with a mysterious sickness last week, 52 of them were perfectly fine.
When Grand Valley State University junior Mohib Azeem migrated from Pakistan to the U.S. over two years ago, he carried his Islamic faith and a wary view of other religions with him. Today, as the president of the GVSU Muslim Student Association, he still holds his faith close, but, he has also acquired the mission to spread religious tolerance.
It was the second annual run/walk in Grand Rapids, with women currently fighting ovarian cancer also taking part in the activities. Organizer Drew Parker said that it's a cancer that's had very little breakthroughs in treatments over the past 40 years.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.- The Ryan Fischer Legacy Award Scholarship is one step closer to meeting their $100,000 goal after a golf outing Saturday. The scholarship will be awarded to a deserving student this spring.
The crash was just before 3 a.m. bear the Beltline exit, which was closed for investigation for a short time. Westbound I-96 at Cascade was also closed, but all lanes have since reopened.
ArtPrize may be 10 days away but preview events are already scheduled for this week. Along with concerts and a circus, you should have plenty to keep you busy all week long.
Just two months into his new job as Grand Rapids' top cop, Chief David Rahinsky is setting the right tone as he develops his vision for public safety in our city. Rahinsky, who came to Grand Rapids via Franklin, Tenn., was both frank and passionate during a recent community forum hosted by MLive and The Press.
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Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 05:12 am
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