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  1. Grand Rapids area begins cleanup efforts after tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | WILX-TV Lansing

    Trees are down, debris is starting to find its way to the curb. and many are without power.


  2. 4 face charges tied to counterfeit credit card ringRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | WILX-TV Lansing

    Four people face charges in western Michigan after authorities found about 100 "cloned" credit cards and thousands of dollars in merchandise in a Grand Rapids-area motel room. reports that a court hearing was scheduled Thursday in Grandville for 21-year-old Jessica Garcia-Hernandez, 18-year-old Shantiell Portondo, 42-year-old Mercedes Cruz-Diaz, and 22-year-old Edel Montero-Perez.


  3. Judge orders teens to stand trial in slaying of acquaintanceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | WILX-TV Lansing

    Two western Michigan teens have been ordered to stand trial on murder charges in the stabbing and beating of a 16-year-old acquaintance in a Grand Rapids-area park. A Wyoming police detective testified that one of the 15-year-olds told investigators that he had planned to do it and stabbed Michael White multiple times.


  4. Pregnant Garth Brooks fan goes into labor during concert in Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | WILX-TV Lansing

    A couple from Ottawa County left a Garth Brooks show in Grand Rapids Saturday and headed for the hospital to welcome their new son to the world. Jacob Bichler says he and his fiance Emily scheduled a C-section Monday, so they opted to attend a Saturday show instead of going on Sunday.


  5. Fire guts church in western Michigan; no injuries reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | WILX-TV Lansing

    A fire has gutted a church in western Michigan, collapsing the steeple as well as most of the roof of the building. No injuries were reported during the Friday morning fire at Faith United Reformed Church near West Olive in Ottawa County.


  6. Book about boy in dress causes stir at Michigan schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | WILX-TV Lansing

    A parent wants to ban an anti-bullying children's book at a Grand Rapids-area school district because it's about a boy who likes to wear a dress. Lee Markham contacted Forest Hills Public Schools administrators Wednesday with concerns about the book, "Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress," being read to his child's third-grade class.


  7. Deputies in Kent County find child inside home with dead bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | WILX-TV Lansing

    Sheriff's deputies checking a home north of Grand Rapids have discovered a 2 1/2-year-old girl and the body of a man who had been dead for days. The Kent County sheriff's office says the child was unharmed.


  8. Man charged after body found at Grand Rapids collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | WILX-TV Lansing

    Authorities say they believe the woman whose body was found on the campus of a western Michigan community college was stabbed in a random assault. The Kent County Prosecutor's Office charged 19-year-old Marcus Bivens on Monday with open murder in connection with the slaying of 34-year-old Jeanne Huntoon.


  9. Kalamazoo teen shooting survivor Abbie Kopf going home todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | WILX-TV Lansing

    Kalamazoo shooting victim 14-year old Abigail Kopf is going home today. The teen is expected to be released this morning from the Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital in Grand Rapids.


  10. Jail Time For Gas Pump Skimmer SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | WILX-TV Lansing

    An 18-year-old Miami woman accused of being involved in stealing credit card information at gas pumps in western Michigan has been sentenced to a year in jail. The Grand Rapids Press reports Maria Sanchez-Figueredo was sentenced Tuesday after earlier pleading no contest to conducting a criminal enterprise.


  11. 14-year old Kalamazoo Shooting Victim Abigail Kopf Might Leave Rehab Sooner than ExpectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | WILX-TV Lansing

    More good news about Abigail Kopf's recovery. The youngest survivor of the Kalamazoo shooting rampage is making such great progress, she might be allowed to go home sooner than expected.


  12. Michigan passengers delayed 3 times at Florida airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | WILX-TV Lansing

    It took four tries and as many airplanes, but an Allegiant Airlines flight from Florida finally took off for Michigan. Orlando television station WESH reports that a flight bound for Grand Rapids, Michigan, finally took off Thursday morning from Orlando Sanford International Airport.


  13. Bull attacks, kills Michigan farmer; deputies kill bullRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | WILX-TV Lansing

    A 71-year-old man killed by an aggressive bull in western Michigan was attacked on the birthday of a son who was electrocuted last year. The victim was identified as Roger Bearup, who was attacked Wednesday at a farm in Kent County's Lowell Township.


  14. Bull attacks, kills Michigan farmer; deputies kill bullRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | WILX-TV Lansing

    Sheriff's deputies in western Michigan have killed an aggressive bull with 33 shots after the animal killed a 71-year-old farmer. The Kent County sheriff's department says the owner of the bull was trying to corral him before the attack Wednesday in Lowell Township, southeast of Grand Rapids.


  15. Suspect pleads no-contest in credit card skimming schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | WILX-TV Lansing

    An 18-year-old Florida woman has pleaded no-contest to conducting a criminal enterprise as part of a scheme using skimming devices to steal credit card numbers in western Michigan. reported that Maria Sanchez-Figueredo's plea was made Monday in Kent County Circuit Court in Grand Rapids.


  16. Grand Rapids man dies in weekend snowmobile crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | WILX-TV Lansing

    The Kent County sheriff's office says hunters in Alpine Township discovered the body of 50-year-old Jock Burress on Sunday.


  17. Butterfly Exhibit Comes To Meijer GardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | WILX-TV Lansing

    Thousands of butterflies will be on view starting Tuesday as part of the Fred & Dorothy Fichter "Butterflies Are Blooming" exhibition, which runs through April 30 at the Lena Meijer Tropical Conservatory. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.


  18. Construction Taking Place At Site Of Michigan Data CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | WILX-TV Lansing

    Construction is taking place at the site of a tech company's expansion into western Michigan and the data center is on track to open this year. Roger Martin, a spokesman for the project by Nevada-based Switch, says in an email late Thursday that more than 70 workers from a number of western Michigan companies are working at the site in Kent County's Gaines Township, near Grand Rapids.


  19. Alcohol May Be Factor in Deadly Snowmobile CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | WILX-TV Lansing

    Alcohol is considered to be a factor in the death of a 37-year-old man who lost control of his snowmobile and crashed in western Michigan. The Kent County sheriff's department says the crash occurred Friday night in Nelson Township, north of Grand Rapids.


  20. Mom Sentenced to 4 Months in Jail for Daughter's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | WILX-TV Lansing

    A Grand Rapids woman convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of her 18-month-old daughter has been sentenced to four months in jail. Rebecca Cotes was accused of gross negligence in the death of Hannah Hoag, who suffocated last March after a tracheal tube slipped out.


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