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Wyoming man to undergo psychiatric exam in alleged assault of letter carrier
A Wyoming man will undergo psychiatric evaluation after he allegedly assaulted a U.S. Postal Service letter carrier in October.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Canadian Real Estate Firm Buys Stock-N-Lock Self Storage Facility in Wyoming, MI
Birchwood Heights Equity Corp., a Canada-based real estate firm, recently purchased a Stock-N-Lock Self Storage facility in Wyoming, Mich.
Man accused of stealing a school bus to get to Detroit found not guilty by reason of insanity
The 26-year-old Kentwood man who allegedly stole a school bus from Wyoming to drive to a rap party in Detroit has been found not guilty by reason of insanity.
Rockford man found guilty of attempted murder in wife's beating, faces life in prison
A 65-year-old Rockford man faces life in prison when he is sentenced next week for the savage beating of his wife following a Valentine's Day dinner.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Students travel back in time to era of one-room schoolhouses
Adams Christian School teacher Jon Mingerink leads a history class in the one-room schoolhouse exhibit at the Byron Center Historical Museum this week.
Latrice Maze's desire to be reunited with her children provided motive for murder, says prosecutor
That focus conflicted with the desire of Jahleel Hoskins, the man accused of killing her, whose main goal was staying out of prison, according to Assistant Kent County Prosecutor Kellee Koncki.
Duo in week-long crime spree opts for plea deals instead of trial
The same week a TV miniseries examined the exploits of Depression Era celebrity criminals Bonnie and Clyde, a Grand Rapids pair admitted to a robbery spree that stretched over a week in July, in which four retailers were robbed.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
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Would-be rapper not guilty by reason of insanity
A mentally ill Kent County man who stole a school bus last Thanksgiving and drove to Detroit to become a rap star was found not guilty by reason of insanity.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Two local crafters weave a love story for 45 years
He's a weaver and she's a knitter. Together Bob and Darlene Meyering enjoy fiber art and trips to yarn shops.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
West Michigan birth announcements
Grand Rapids: Nov. 26: Daniel Ajirioghene to Faith and Noah Arigo; Nov. 24: Daniel Minh-Hieu to Trucgiang Vo and Michael Tran; Nov. 30: Monty Alan to Courtney and Michael Matlosz Wyoming: Nov. 27: Hunter James to Jamie and James Boomsma; Feb. 2: Kaden Jay to Tiffany and Bradley Felty; Nov. 30: Bernard III to Chantel Terrell and Bernard Cheatom; ... (more)
Editorial: Planned Wyoming crime lab a step toward ensuring swift justice
Blood-alcohol tests are among those that Wyoming police plan to test with a new facility aimed at reducing backlogs.
Second teen admits guilt in Wyoming home invasion that led to garbage dumpster arrest
A day after his partner was sent to prison for four to 20 years, 19-year-old Jeffrey Rivera decided to plead guilty to the same home invasion.
Federal agents say illegal IDs produced in Wyoming homes, sold in Grand Rapids area
After a months-long investigation, police have arrested two suspects who allegedly created and sold fake documents, including fraudulent permanent residency cards and Social Security cards, federal records show.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
10 schools get AEDs with funds from Gus Macker Tournament
The three-on-three basketball tournament, held at Metro Health Village, raised more than $10,000 to buy the AEDs, Metro officials said.
Wyoming police identify couple struck by car while panhandling
Police have released the names of two pedestrians, believed to be panhandling, who were critically injured when they were struck by a car on Monday, Dec. 2. Sallie Lyn Youells, 53, and Gary Lee Brodin, 48, stepped into traffic on 28th Street SW near the U.S. 131 overpass, and were hit by an eastbound Chrysler 300, police said Thursday, Dec. 5. The ... (more)
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Michigan City Plans Own Crime Lab To Speed Results
Authorities in central Michigan say a wood stove and a clogged chimney are the cause of a house fire in Ithaca that left one woman dead.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Kentwood man, 50, killed in crash remembered as loving person
Relatives of a Kentwood man who was struck by a car and killed are remembering him as a loving person who frequently had an amusing story to tell.
Separate Accidents Cause One Fatality and Two Critically Injured
Two separate pedestrian-related accidents in Wyoming have resulted in the death of one man and critical injuries to another man and a woman.