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  1. Convicted contractor headed to prison for 6 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Jeffrey Stoltz is headed to prison for six to ten years. Judge Mark Trusock sentenced the shady contractor Thursday for defrauding homeowners, subcontractors and suppliers.

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  2. Missing East Grand Rapids teenager is found safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    UPDATE: Shortly after 9 a.m. Saturday, the East Grand Rapids Department of Public Safety announced that Jayzah Marie-Lyn Brown had been found safe. Police Chief Mark Herald expressed his gratitude to the West Michigan community, who helped to spread the word Friday of her disappearance.

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  3. 3 Kent County schools targeted by voicemail threats, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The Grand Rapids police department says the threat that evacuated students at East Grand Rapids High School Monday was part of a string of threats made at two other area schools. Administrators at East Grand Rapids High School heard the voicemails early Monday morning, prompting an announcement over the intercom telling all students to evacuate the building and go home.

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  4. Commissioner calls out GRPD on detaining family on Batavia PlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Kent County Commissioner Robert S. Womack told FOX 17 the detaining of a Grand Rapids family by police, including the handcuffing of a 12-year-old, wouldn't fly in certain communities. "They will not do this in East Grand Rapids.

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  5. Salvation Army looking for volunteer bell ringers this holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The Salvation Army of Kent County is searching for volunteer bell ringers for the upcoming Red Kettle Campaign this holiday season. Organizers say the tradition first started in 1891 to provide funds for those in poverty.

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  6. East Grand Rapids salon offers surprise makeovers for women battling cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Coiffeteria Salon is partnering with Hello Gorgeous! of Hope Inc. offering free ambush-style makeovers for women battling all forms of cancer. Once a month, someone will be hand-selected for a day of pampering, primp, and professional care.

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  7. Lockdown lifted at East Grand Rapids; suspect in custody after threat to studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The partial lockdown at East Grand Rapids Middle School and High School is over after a threat was made to a high school student over the weekend. An email to the families from Superintendent Dr. Heidi Kattula says that the schools received notice of family dispute that resulted in a threat to a high school student.

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  8. a oeIta s really just a travestya : neighbors shocked after 30-year-old cat is shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    EAST GRAND RAPIDS, Mich- It's an incident that has shocked and outraged neighbors: a 30-year-old cat dead after being shot with a BB gun. The cat, known as 'Tiger' was shot over Labor Day weekend.

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  9. East Grand Rapids public schools hosting active shooter trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    East Grand Rapids Public Schools is hosting the 3-day training which concludes Friday at the high school. That is why no one has been allowed inside the school the last three days between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Multiple area departments are working together with the East Grand Rapids department of public safety to put the training together.

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  10. West Michigan voters looking for a common grounda ahead of electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    On Thursday night, Democrats and Republicans met on opposite sides of Grand Rapids to discuss issues ahead of the August 7 primary and members of both parties say they want to find a way to work across party lines. "Women in general care about the economy, care about national security and care about a slew of other issues," Michigan Republican Party Co-chair Amanda Van Essen Wirth tells FOX 17. Wirth says she's been spending a lot of time with voters ahead of the primary election and sees frustration among her base.

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  11. East GR City Commission votes against access point for proposed condo projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The East Grand Rapids City Commission on Monday voted against a proposal to build an access point for a project that would add 55 condos. The developer, Mosaic Properties, actually tried to table the discussion on it, but the commission said no to that as well.

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  12. Mother says teena s violent seizures halt following CBD oil treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    More than 100,000 Michiganders have epilepsy, and about 30 percent of them have a type that's resistant to medications. One mother in Kent County says a form of medical marijuana is the only thing that works to control her teenage daughter's violent seizures.

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  13. EGR planners vote to recommend Blodgett parking-ramp site planRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The East Grand Rapids Planning Commission has voted to recommend Spectrum Health Blodgett Hospital's site plan for improving parking. Only one commissioner voted against it.

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  14. East Grand Rapids parking ramp proposal sparks controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    A 21-foot high banner is posted in the front yard of concerned East Grand Rapids residents protesting future construction of a new parking ramp at Spectrum Health Blodgett Hospital. The towering banner along Plymouth Avenue reads "Height of Proposed Parking Deck."

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  15. East Grand Rapids Superintendent to retire after 12 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    "I have had the professional and personal privilege of serving as Superintendent of East Grand Rapids Public Schools, giving my full dedication to our students, educators, staff, families, community, and the 20 board members I have had the privilege to work with during the past 12 years," Dr. Shubel said. "Dr. Shubel has continued to move our school district forward to the highest level of accomplishment in public education," said East Grand Rapids Public Schools Board President Natalie Bernecker.

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  16. East Grand Rapids coach accused of inappropriate conduct resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The district sent a letter home to parents on Friday that Nick Hopkins has voluntarily resigned his position and the district's internal investigation is now closed. Hopkins had been placed on administrative leave in February due to alleged inappropriate conduct by Hopkins involving former students.

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  17. East Grand Rapids school board meets tonight after allegations surface about HS teacher and coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Families in the East Grand Rapids Schools are expected to voice their concerns Monday night after allegations of inappropriate conduct by a teacher and coach were made public last week. The school board is holding their regularly scheduled meeting tonight at the administration building.

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  18. Many excited to see ice sculpture event in downtown Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    It was the 5th year for the event and several people in attendance shared what they were excited to see this weekend. "I think it is really cool they built these just for the public so everybody can see them and how great they are," said Teegan Kettler of East Grand Rapids.

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  19. East Grand Rapids teacher and coach placed on leave for a inappropriate conductaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    An East Grand Rapids teacher and coach has been placed on administrative leave while the district investigates concerns involving inappropriate conduct involving former students. In the letter, Dr. Shubel says that the district began investigating after receiving specific concerns alleging that Hopkins had inappropriate conduct involving former district students.

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  20. Crews respond to East Grand Rapids house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The Kent County Sheriff's Department dispatch says the fire is at a house on Sherman Street SE between Laurel and Locust avenues.

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