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  1. M-6 crumbling near Grand Rapids years ahead of scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WSJV-TV South Bend

    State highway officials say concrete is crumbling on a three-mile stretch of the M-6 freeway south of Grand Rapids years before it should've started deteriorating. Michigan Department of Transportation spokesman John Richard tells WOOD-TV that transportation officials are blaming the failure on a shortage in the natural resin used in highway concrete when the freeway was built about a dozen years ago.

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  2. Kalamazoo teen shooting survivor hopes to cartwheel againRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    A 14-year-old girl shot in the head during a deadly rampage in southwestern Michigan says one of her goals is to eventually do cartwheels again. Abigail Kopf told ABC's "Good Morning America" in a segment broadcast Monday that she's a "warrior princess."

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  3. News Minute: Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 2:40 p.m. EDTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    A regional regulating group meets this week in Chicago to consider a request from a Milwaukee suburb to draw water from Lake Michigan. A push for expanded access to water from the Great Lakes is at a key point.

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  4. Teen survivor of mass shooting leaves rehabilitation centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    A 14-year-old girl shot in the head during a deadly shooting rampage in southwestern Michigan has left a rehabilitation center. Mary Free Bed Hospital spokeswoman Betsy Musolf says Abigail Kopf was released Wednesday.

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  5. Amber Alert for Saginaw Michigan 2-year-old ends, girl found safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    UPDATE: AMBER ALERT for Saginaw Michigan 2-year-old ends, girl f - Fox 28: South Bend, Elkhart IN News, Weather, Sports UPDATE: Michigan State Police have called off the Amber Alert for 2-year-old Mileah Hill of Saginaw. The toddler and her 15-year-old cousin, Makayla, were found safe in the Grand Rapids area according to a Tweet posted on the Saginaw Police's Twitter page.

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  6. Possible ice jam brings flooding threat in western MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Officials say a possible ice jam on the Grand River in western Michigan has brought the river to flood stage. The Ottawa County Sheriff's Office of Emergency Management and the National Weather Service in Grand Rapids are closely monitoring the level of the Grand River on Thursday in Robinson Township due to a possible ice jam on the river around Grand Haven.

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  7. Bus driver who fought 15-year-old passenger avoids jail timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    A bus driver in western Michigan has avoided jail time in connection with a fight involving a 15-year-old passenger. The Grand Rapids Press reports that 53-year-old Alicia Miller was sentenced Tuesday and received credit for one day served in jail.

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  8. New name for wastewater plant recognizes power of wordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Officials in Grand Rapids say a new name for the city's wastewater treatment plant is a testament to the power of words. The Grand Rapids City Commission on Tuesday approved changing the name of the Wastewater Treatment Facility to the Water Resource Recovery Facility.

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  9. Prosecutor: Police justified in fatal shooting at apartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    A prosecutor says a police officer was justified in fatally shooting a man who shot at him at a western Michigan apartment building. In a statement released Thursday, Kent County Prosecutor William Forsyth says it appears that 47-year-old Timothy Arnold intended to die.

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  10. Army veteran buried with honors after body was unclaimedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Weeks after no one claimed the body, a Grand Rapids-area man who was an Army cook during the Vietnam War has been buried with military honors. Gregory Bolot's funeral was held Wednesday in Grand Rapids before burial at Fort Custer National Cemetery near Battle Creek.

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  11. Police identify Michigan farm employee killed in bull attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    A man attacked and killed by a bull on a western Michigan farm has been identified as a 60-year-old employee of Spartan Farms. The Kent County sheriff's office reports that Thomas Hammond was working at a farm Tuesday in Algoma Township when the bull slammed its head into him several times.

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  12. Ex-armored truck worker avoids jail; to pay back stolen cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    A judge has ordered a former armored truck company worker in western Michigan to pay back $50,000 that was stolen instead of delivered to the firm's customers. MLive.com reports Wednesday that 24-year-old Dalton Crawford of Wyoming, near Grand Rapids, pleaded guilty Aug. 27 to embezzlement.

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  13. Bus driver pleads guilty in fight with 15-year-old passengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    A bus driver in western Michigan has pleaded guilty to assault and battery stemming from a fight with a 15-year-old passenger in April. The Grand Rapids Press reports 53-year-old Alicia Miller entered the plea Monday in Grand Rapids District Court.

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  14. Michigan teen who killed boy at playground could be free at 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    A 13-year-old boy who fatally stabbed another boy at a playground in western Michigan could be released from custody when he's 21. A Kent County judge sentenced the boy to a juvenile detention center Wednesday. If he avoids trouble and meets expectations, he could be released at 21, although prosecutors could request a prison term at that age, too.

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  15. Grand Rapids to honor mayor with new tree groveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    A tree grove will be planted in a Grand Rapids park to honor Mayor George Heartwell's years of service to the community and the environment. The tree planting and dedication ceremony will be held in Lookout Park next Thursday.

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  16. Volunteer search continues in Lake Michigan for missing menRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    The update comes after the U.S. Coast Guard says a decision to stop actively looking for Christopher Thode and Aaron Juarez was made Thursday after searches covering nearly 3,800 nautical square miles. Authorities say the men left Sept.

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  17. Coast Guard suspends Lake Michigan search for 2 missing menRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended a search for two men reported overdue from a fishing trip on Lake Michigan. Coast Guard Capt.

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  18. Search continues for two missing Michigan menRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    The Ottawa County sheriff's office says Wednesday that the Coast Guard has used helicopters, a plane and boat to help find 25-year-old Christopher Thode and 40-year-old Aaron Juarez. Their families reported the Wyoming roommates missing Tuesday.

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  19. Defense portrays teen as deeply troubled at murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Defense witnesses testifying in the trial of a 13-year-old boy who killed another boy at a Michigan playground say he's had a rough childhood and is a victim of abuse. The teen's stepfather told a Kent County jury on Wednesday that he would beat the boy with a belt if he misbehaved.

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  20. Jury selection to start in murder trial of 13-year-old boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Jury selection is scheduled to start in western Michigan in the trial of a 13-year-old boy accused of killing a 9-year-old boy at a playground. The boy, who was 12 at the time, is charged with fatally stabbing Michael Verkerke a year ago in Kentwood, near Grand Rapids.

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