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Founders Bank and Trust is being acquired by Old National Bank and Trust, an expanding Evansville, Ind.-based bank that also has moved into the Ann Arbor and Kalamazoo market this year.
Two Belding men are in custody on allegations that they broke into Ionia County homes and sold stolen items to Grand Rapids pawn shops.
The Santa Claus Girls, the Press-sponsored charity that since 1908 has made sure thousands of needy Kent County children have gifts at Christmastime, is in need of a new home for its workshop.
A former Kent County commissioner accused in a Catholic cemetery kick-back scheme may face additional charges after court testimony alleged he pointed a gun at a cemetery sexton.
Sheriff's deputies are looking for thieves believed to be responsible for several tobacco and cell phone store burglaries in the county.
Daniel Leussenkamp, a Wyoming man suspected in a motel stabbing, a Greenville carjacking and possibly another assault near Detroit, is being held in the Kent County Jail on a $500,000 bond.
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.
The YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids plans to begin construction late this summer on a new $30 million "one-of-a-kind" southeast side branch after winning approval for the project July 23 from the Cascade Township Board.
One of three suspects in a crime spree believed to have stretched from Wyoming, to Greenville, to the Detroit area and beyond will be arraigned Friday morning in Wyoming on several charges for a stabbing there.
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)
The Grand Rapids Press reports Walter Antraell Wilson told police last week he killed Robert Anthony Farmer in 2004.
Grand Rapids Community College faculty and staff are celebrating the school's 100th anniversary with a series of donation projects, ranging from collecting school supplies for children to sending books to inmates of the Kent County Jail.
Kent County Sheriff's deputies have taken two suspects wanted for a Michigan crime spree into custody at York Creek Apartments.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 08:50 am
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