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Grand Rapids schools is working with Kent County and John Ball Zoo leaders on enrolling more students in its popular, high achieving Zoo School that's limited to just 60 sixth graders.
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The teen who fired off as many as three rounds near Veteran's Park and the Grand Rapids Children's Museum is headed to prison.
Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a law naming a portion of I-96 in West Michigan for a police officer who was killed while helping detain suspected bank robbers.
The Michigan Economic Development Corp. announced approval of Michigan Business Development and Community Revitalization program incentives to four companies planning expansions in the state.
Alger Heights and Ottawa Hills are the city's best neighborhoods for living near a park alongside mostly-occupied houses with lots of kids and few nuisance complaints, according to an interactive map created by the Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University.
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.
KENT COUNTY, Mich.- One in four American adults experience mental illness in any given year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Health.
A nearly hour-long police chase in northern Kent County started when officers from Cedar Springs spotted a stolen mini-van, police said.
A snowstorm pushing across Michigan's Lower Peninsula is being blamed for a 30-vehicle pileup that is forcing the closing of U.S. 131 north of Grand Rapids.
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.
Lt. Mark Bennett with the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office says Kent County deputies stopped a vehicle driven by Wade Charlson on M-21 near Lowell just before 11 a.m. Tuesday.
Scott Hammer, a 51-year-old Greenville area man accused of killing his girlfriend in late October, was found dead Tuesday morning in his cell at the Kent County Jail, authorities say.
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.
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.
He set up a smart phone to record images of girls undressing at Ada Dance Academy.
As the Salvation Army ramps up their fundraising campaign for the holidays, they are hoping to reach their goals within a shorter period of time.