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Grand Rapids Community College is hosting its second annual West Michigan Construction Summit on Thursday, March 13. The event allows skilled trades suppliers to meet with project managers and buyers from the public and private sectors.
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Ritzey, a 2-year-old Goldador with the Kent County Sheriff's Department, is among about 135 dogs from across the country nominated for the American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards , which recognizes notable canines such as law enforcement dogs, therapy dogs and pets that do extraordinary things.
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An Ada teen who pleaded guilty but mentally ill to stabbing a friend will spend the next three to 15 years in prison.
DeMarco Carnegie heads on to Kent County's Circuit Court for Open Murder and Armed Robbery charges after crimes last summer including the strangling death of a prostitute.
The Sheriff's Department is investigating the Sunday, March 9, death of an inmate found unresponsive on his jail cell floor.
After a year of waiting, it took a jury four hours to deliver the answer the Bouwman family has been waiting for: Javonte Higgins is guilty of murder.
When this chalet-style home on Bostwick Lake was built in 1989, its owners decorated "Heron View" with the finest and latest in contemporary design elements.
A Forest Hills seventh-grader who was thought to have died from cancer actually died from a treatment-related accident at Spectrum Health hospital, according to the girl's death certificate.
Complaints about "potty parity" at DeVos Performance Hall are genuine and the solutions could be expensive, according to a study prepared for the Grand Rapids/Kent County Convention and Arena Authority.
The Ferndale man police say was drunk when he ran a red light and smashed into another car, injuring a woman, will spend seven months in the Kent County Jail.
A group that opposes a city streets tax has filed suit in Kent County Circuit Court to keep the proposal from appearing on the May 6 ballot.
A minor league ballpark in western Michigan is expected to get more fire hydrants after a January blaze that destroyed part of the stadium.
A Forest Hills seventh-grader believed to have succumbed to cancer actually died from a treatment-related accident at Spectrum Health hospital, the girl's death certificate shows.
A pay review for the county's elected leaders is underway and members of the seven-member Officers Compensation Commission say their task is more difficult than when they last met in 2012.
The 52-year-old man who police say threw hot water at a pair of officers avoided additional jail time after pleading no contest to resisting and assaulting a police officer causing injury.