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  1. Man sentenced to prison in Michigan road rage beating, deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WJRT

    A 19-year-old man convicted of second-degree murder in the death of a man after what authorities called a road rage incident in western Michigan has been sentenced to prison. Kent County Circuit Court Judge George Quist on Monday ordered Christian Hillman of Ada Township to spend 221 2 to 100 years in prison.


  2. The Latest: 1 dead after tree hits home amid Michigan stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 7 | WJRT

    Authorities say a 72-year-old man has died after a tree fell on a home in western Michigan while severe thunderstorms moved across the state. Grand Haven Public Safety Director Jeff Hawke tells WOOD-TV that the man died after the tree fell early Friday in Grand Haven, where winds around 90 mph were reported in the community along Lake Michigan.


  3. Authorities: Boy dies after being pulled from Michigan poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | WJRT

    The Ottawa County sheriff's department says Mekhi Ivy of Jenison was taken to a hospital in Grand Rapids on Saturday afternoon in critical condition after being found in the pool in Georgetown Township. The Kent County medical examiner's office said Sunday he died afterward.


  4. Army identifies soldier killed in Hawaii training accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | WJRT

    Army officials have identified the soldier who died when the military truck he was riding in crashed during training in Hawaii. Police say the truck driven by a 20-year-old soldier went out of control on a turn, struck a guardrail and overturned into a culvert.


  5. EF-1 tornado with 90 mph winds confirmed in western MIRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | WJRT

    The National Weather Service confirms a tornado with peak winds estimated at 90 mph struck western Michigan, snapping dozens of trees and causing significant damage to outbuildings. It said Tuesday that a damage survey confirmed the EF-1 tornado the previous night carved a path 5.25 miles long and 220 yards wide through southeastern Kent County and southwestern Ionia County.


  6. 13 therapy horses dead in suspicious fire near Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | WJRT

    The fire was reported early Saturday at the Barn for Equine Learning in Kent County's Lowell Township. Only two of 15 horses survived.


  7. Michigan man publishes his obituary while still aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | WJRT

    The Grand Rapids Press reports that 80-year-old Bob Eleveld announced this week that he will host a "celebration of life" open house this Saturday in lieu of a funeral. Eleveld also published an obituary with the date range "8/3/1936 - Not Yet."


  8. Boy, 13, dies after being shot while hunting in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | WJRT

    Authorities say a 13-year-old boy has died after being shot in the head while hunting small game in western Michigan. Michigan State Police responded Saturday to a report of a hunting accident in Oceana County's Greenwood Township and found the boy from the Grand Rapids-area community of Wyoming had been shot.


  9. Man waives initial hearing in Western MI plow-truck deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | WJRT

    A man charged with failing to stop at an accident after a Grand Rapids-area woman was struck and killed by a truck equipped with a snowplow has waived his right to a probable cause hearing and had his case bound over to Kent County Circuit Court. The victim, 26-year-old Chelsea Crawford, was struck Jan. 10 while she walked on a road in the Grand Rapids suburb of Wyoming.


  10. Hockey team rallies behind 12-year-old teammate with cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | WJRT

    Hockey players are often known for being tough on the ice, but one young hockey player in Marquette, Michigan has proven he has bravery and resilience off the ice as well. Tough is an understatement when it comes to describing 12-year-old Caleb Bell.


  11. Clinton, Trump make their closing argumentsRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2016 | WJRT

    The big day is finally here and voters across the nation are hitting the polls today for this historic 2016 election. The nominees, stumping all the way through Monday and into Tuesday.


  12. Detroit-based Atwater Brewery adding Grand Rapids locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | WJRT

    Atwater Brewery says the new brewery will open to the public Thursday in the Rowe building in Grand Rapids. It joins Atwater breweries in Detroit and Grosse Pointe.


  13. Prosecutor: Fatal shooting by officer in Michigan justifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | WJRT

    A prosecutor has ruled that the fatal shooting of a man suspected of stealing a semi-automatic pistol from a gun store in the Grand Rapids area was justifiable. The shooting happened Sept.


  14. School districts across Michigan gear up for fall Count DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | WJRT

    Wednesday is the first Count Day of the school year, with 90 percent of state funding at stake based on how many students attend classes. It's particularly crucial for the state's school districts with deficits and declining enrollments.


  15. Teen lives out life-long dream of walkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | WJRT

    Sixteen-year-old Sasha Duval is your typical teenager. She loves being around her friends, art and soccer.


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