Grand Rapids Newswire (Page 6)

Grand Rapids Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Grand Rapids, MI. (Page 6)

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  1. Woman, 85, reports sexual assault, home invasion in Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | MLive.com

    Grand Rapids police have arrested a man who they suspect of sexually assaulting an 85-year-old woman in her home. Officers were dispatched sometime after 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, to a residence in the area of Marsh Ridge Drive and Lake Michigan Drive NW in Grand Rapids.

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  2. Search group makes its pick for Kent County's next administratorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | MLive.com

    Though the process was marked by a last-minute withdrawal, Kent County leaders tasked with finding a new county administrator made it clear Wayman Britt was their choice among the finalists for the position. "I think it's clear he's the right leader for the right time," said Sandi Frost Steensma, a former Kent County commissioner chosen to serve as chairwoman of the Kent County Administrator/Controller Recruitment Subcommittee.

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  3. Family of toddler and grandmother killed in Grand Rapids wants answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | MLive.com

    The family of a Grand Rapids woman and child killed in an apparent shooting this week is looking for answers and a sense of closure. Shantell Bulloch said she wants to know what led up to the death of her cousin, Germaine Brown, 46, and Brown's 2-year-old grandson, King Talbert, on Wednesday, Jan. 17. "We all have a lot of questions and we may never know what led up to it," Bulloch said of the two deaths that occurred at Brown's Montgomery Street home in southeast Grand Rapids.

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  4. Sexual-assault suspect arrested after police sketch releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | MLive.com

    A suspect in two sexual-assault cases is facing up to life in prison after being arrested earlier this week. Xavier Davis, 31, was identified by tips from the public after police released a composite sketch of the suspect.

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  5. Mary Free Bed's new anti-gravity treadmill speeding up recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | MLive.com

    Ballet dancer Charlie Pietryga had to hang up her toe shoes when she suffered Morton's neuroma, a painful condition that affects the ball of the foot. But the 17-year-old from East Grand Rapids could be returning to the stage with the Grand Rapids Ballet's Junior Company thanks to new NASA-inspired technology at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital.

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  6. Grand Rapids plans new parking lot for growing Madison Square businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | MLive.com

    The city of Grand Rapids is planning to build a new public parking lot in the Madison Square neighborhood as businesses begin to grow. Josh Naramore, the director of the city's Mobile GR department, said the new 36-space surface lot is the city's response to needs of businesses in the neighborhood.

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  7. Police ID woman, 2-year-old grandson fatally shot in Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | MLive.com

    Police have released the names of a 46-year-old woman and her 2-year-old grandson killed Wednesday, Jan. 17, in Southeast Grand Rapids. Emergency personnel found Germaine Brown, 46, and King Talbert, 2, with gunshot wounds around 2:50 p.m. Wednesday inside Brown's home on Montgomery Street SE, near Jefferson Avenue.

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  8. ArtPrize executive director resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | MLive.com

    ArtPrize Executive Director Christian Gaines is resigning after five years at the helm of the world's largest public art event. Jori Bennett, ArtPrize Director of Business Development, will serve as acting director while a national search is conducted, ArtPrize officials said in an announcement on Wednesday, Jan. 17. "Since Christian joined the ArtPrize team in 2013, ArtPrize has thrived under his leadership," said ArtPrize Founder and Chairman Rick DeVos.

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  9. Calvin men's basketball clipped by Kalamazoo at the buzzerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | MLive.com

    Calvin led 37-30 at halftime and scored the first four points of the second half to build a 41-30 second half. Kalamazoo responded with a 17-2 scoring run to take a 47-43 lead with Ben Reiter scoring 15 of the 17 points in the Hornet surge.

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  10. Five Saints reach double-digits as Aquinas routs Gray WolvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | MLive.com

    The Aquinas women's basketball team shot nearly 51 percent from the field and put four starters and five players in double figures, as the Saints topped Lourdes 88-59 in the Sturrus Center on Wednesday . AQ jumped out to a 44-30 halftime advantage and led wire-to-wire in the 29-point home victory.

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  11. Kent County finalizes plan to address elevated lead levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | MLive.com

    A group of Kent County officials tasked with finding solutions to the issue of elevated lead levels among the community's children have finalized its list of recommendations. The Kent County Lead Task Force on Wednesday, Jan. 17, discussed a handful of final changes to a 62-page report titled "Ending Child Lead Exposure in Kent County" before giving their approval.

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  12. Bike sharing program with 800 bikes proposed for Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | MLive.com

    The first phase of the project will serve a 4.5-square-mile area of the downtown area that includes Heritage Hill between Franklin and Michigan streets and the city's lower West Side. The expanded service area will include 13.3 square miles and branch out to serve neighborhoods stretching down to Burton Street on the south, the Plainfield Avenue corridor to the north and the city's East Hills neighborhood.

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  13. Sketch of Grand Rapids sexual assault suspect released by policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | MLive.com

    Using a composite sketch of a suspect, police are seeking the public's help in a recent sexual assault case. The suspect pointed a handgun at the female victim, sexually assaulted her and then fled on foot, according to the Grand Rapids Police Department.

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  14. Michigan DEQ sues Wolverine for PFAS cleanup costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | MLive.com

    The state of Michigan has sued Wolverine World Wide in federal district court to recover investigation and cleanup costs associated with an expansive probe into drinking water contaminated by tannery waste chemicals. The action filed in U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids on Wednesday, Jan. 10 occured the same day Michigan established groundwater cleanup criteria for PFOS and PFOA, two per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances known as PFAS or PFCs.

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  15. Construction begins on 'affordable' housing project on Medical MileRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | MLive.com

    Construction has begun on Midtown CityZen, an apartment complex that will bring 44 affordable apartments to the Medical Mile on Michigan Street NE. Third Coast Development said the four-story apartment building will include a ground-floor restaurant that is expected to open in the fall of 2018.

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  16. Daughter who survived I-96 murder-suicide 'a fighter,' aunt saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | MLive.com

    Amedy Dewey was glowing with excitement; she was spending her 18th birthday with her mother and grandmother aboard a cruise ship in the Caribbean. From Saturday, Dec. 30, to Saturday, Jan. 6, the trio escaped the frigid Michigan winter and ventured to the tropical paradises of Jamaica, the Cayman Islands and the Bahamas, said Dewey's aunt, Lori Boston.

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  17. Video company gives behind-the-schemes look at Grand Rapids Catholic Central's football teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | MLive.com

    Grand Rapids Catholic Central football fans saw the Cougars defeat Edwardsburg 42-31 in the Nov. 24 Division 4 state championship game. What Cougar Nation didn't see, though, was the team gathering for a pregame meal, shooting hoops the week of the big game, explaining which teammate looks like Ivan Drago of Rocky IV fame or singing Lean on Me on the bus.

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  18. Man dies after domestic stabbing in Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | MLive.com

    Police said the incident happened shortly before midnight in the 1200 block of Hovey Street SW in Grand Rapids. Emergency personnel attempted to treat the stabbing victim, but he died from his injuries.

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  19. Belmont woman's blood is 750 times national PFAS averageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | MLive.com

    Sandy Wynn-Stelt has been confronting her own mortality for the past few days after getting some disturbing but not entirely unexpected news. Last week, Wynn-Stelt received blood testing results showing extremely high levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances known as PFAS or PFCs in her blood.

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  20. Highlighting Grand Rapids area girls basketball players to watch in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | MLive.com

    The high school girls basketball regular season is nearing the halfway point, and players across the Grand Rapids area have had fans on their feet cheering for weeks. Why Anderson : Not only is Anderson one of the area's top volleyball players, but she is getting the job done on the basketball court, too.

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