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  1. Suspect arrested after brief standoff in Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    Officers arrested a gunman who was barricaded at a home in the 200 block of Orchard Hill Avenue SE, near Fuller Avenue and Lake Drive.

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  2. Appeals Court Says Man Deserves New Trial Due to Jury PoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    A federal appeals panel Friday said a Hispanic man convicted of second-degree murder in 2001 deserves a new trial because there weren't enough minorities represented on his jury. Antonio Garcia-Dorantes, 37, was involved in an early morning fight in Grand Rapids on October 22, 2000.

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  3. Inspectors find skimmer at GR gas stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    Inspectors with the Michigan Department of Agriculture's Weights and Measures Division found the skimmer Thursday morning inside a pump at the Admiral gas station on Kalamazoo Avenue north of 44th Street in Grand Rapids. The devices are used to steal credit card information from customers.

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  4. Hopcat to open 30 new locations across the MidwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    HopCat will be opening 30 new bars across the Midwest after reaching a $25 million deal with a Texas lender. Chris Knape, the vice-president of marketing and communications at BarFly Ventures, said the deal will give HopCat enough money to more than double its size and open six new HopCats a year over the next five years.

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  5. Cemetery plot dispute may lead to disintermentRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    The Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids is telling a family that three dead loved ones must be dug up and moved from their graves. A widow whose husband's body is among those that will be moved is so distraught she could not speak to Target 8 on camera.

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  6. Community meeting discusses SE Grand Rapids issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    People gathered Tuesday evening for a town hall meeting at the Baxter Community Center. The theme was 'community empowerment.'

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  7. More drugs sold to kids via social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    It's the newest trend in drug use, but it's not new to your kids: drugs being sold through Facebook and Instagram. Buying drugs via social media sites is becoming more popular because it's convenient.

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  8. Trial for Kentwood's Young Killer StartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    The trial for the youngest person ever charged with murder in the Grand Rapids area starts this week. July selection is underway Monday.

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  9. GRSO Contract Expires todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    The last time the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra had a contract to negotiate, it resulted in two years of pay cuts followed by two years of 2- and 3-percent wage hikes.

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  10. Car fire at Ford Airport parking garageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    Crews responded to Gerald R. Ford International Airport Sunday night after a car fire broke out in the parking garage. An ambulance was among the emergency vehicles called to the airport in Cascade Township near Grand Rapids, but 24 Hour News 8 has not yet learned if anyone is hurt or how seriously.

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  11. GRPD: Driver Runs Away After Pedestrian HitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    From our partners at WOOD TV: Grand Rapids police say an officer chased and caught a man who ran off after hitting a pedestrian downtown. The pedestrian, a woman, was struck by a Chevrolet TrailBlazer in the crosswalk at the intersection of Fulton Street and Ransom Avenue, according to the Grand Rapids Police Department.

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  12. Man hospitalized after shot in Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    Police told 24 Hour News 8 that the 35-year-old man was shot in his backside and was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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  13. Bicyclist dies after being hit by vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    Kentwood resident Danny Leroy Hudson, 74, was riding his bike on 44th Street near Stuart Ave around 12:09 a.m. when he was struck by a vehicle. Hudson was rushed to Saint Mary's Hospital where he died from his injuries.

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  14. Group holding 'Stop the Violence' march in GRRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    A group of Grand Rapids mothers are holding a "Stop the Violence" community march on Saturday in light of recent gun violence. Members of the public will meet at 3 p.m. at Martin Luther King Park in Grand Rapids and will march south to the corner of Franklin and Eastern.

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  15. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    In Grand Rapids, three of Anita Lawhorn's children have been reunited with, and returned to their mother. A fourth, Jamarion Lawhorn, goes on trial Monday.

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  16. Three arrested in Backpage robbery caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    An 18-year-old man, 17-year-old female and 15-year-old girl have been arrested for allegedly meeting men through the online Backpage escort service and then robbing them. The Kent County Sheriff's Department says it was contacted by an apparent victim in the early morning hours of Monday.

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  17. July busiest month in Ford Airports historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    July saw 234,282 passengers passing through the airport in Cascade Township near Grand Rapids. That broke the previous monthly record of 231,138 passengers, which was set in March.

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  18. Fight at Uccello's leaves 1 hospitalized and 1 facing chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    One man was hospitalized and another was arraigned on one count of aggravated assault after a fight at the Uccello's Restaurant near Caledonia over the weekend. Around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, the Kent County Sheriff's Department says, deputies were called to a fight in the parking lot of the restaurant on Broadmoor Avenue SE north of 84th Street in Caledonia Township.

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  19. Union Representing Bus Drivers Files Suit Against The RapidRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    From our partners at WOOD TV: The union representing bus drivers for The Rapid have filed a federal lawsuit claiming they are being illegally barred from distributing fliers at the Rapid Central Station in downtown Grand Rapids. The Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 836 and The Rapid are currently in the middle of a contentious contract negotiation.

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  20. West Side: Bridge St. closing west of US-131Read the original story

    Aug 25, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    West Side drivers will find a new detour starting today: Bridge St. will be rebuilt between Summer Ave. and Winter Ave., near Broadway Ave., between Seward Ave. and the US-131 overpass. Both sides will detour south to Pearl St. eastbound to Monroe Ave., westbound from Turner Ave. Eastbounders could go north on Scribner Ave., behind the Ford Museum, to get to Bridgewater Place.

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