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  1. Fireworks Displays Will Light Up The Sky This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | WHTC

    It's that time of year againtime to break out the coolers, lawn chairs, and blankets for some incredible fireworks displays! The lakeshore is a buzz with excitement for this year's Fourth of July festivities, with almost every city and town having their own unique way of celebrating the founding of our country.

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  2. Zeeland Man Involved in Injury Crash Near Ottawa-K...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | WHTC

    A 52-year-old Grand Rapids woman is expected to recover from injuries suffered in a two-vehicle crash around dawn near the Ottawa-Kent county line. Joanna Yurush was a passenger in a car that her 56-year-old husband Joseph was driving along westbound I-196 just past Kenowa Avenue when the car of 43-year-old Jose Moreno of Zeeland pulled out from the shoulder, causing a rear-end collision.

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  3. Ambulance GraphicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | WHTC

    An accident has left two people injured near 96th Avenue and I-96 after the vehicle involved drove into a guardrail. The car was driven by Jeremy Payne, 17 of Grand Rapids and had one passenger, Sierra Hardy, 17 of Grand Rapids also.

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  4. William MillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | WHTC

    A 15- to 30-year prison sentence was handed down to William Miller, a former part-time youth minister at Catholic parishes in Conklin and Ravenna. A jury found the 62-year-old Conklin man guilty of first-degree criminal sexual conduct for assaults that happened a decade ago.

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  5. Reward Fund Set Up In ND Hit-And-Run IncidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | WHTC

    Ottawa County Deputies were dispatched to a car pedestrian accident yesterday afternoon in Allendale Twp. at Lake Michigan Drive and 48th.

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  6. Runaway found.... reunited with fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | WHTC

    Jordan English was found by Grand Rapids police late Friday night at a home in the 16-hundred block of Godwin Avenue SE nearly a month after she ran away while visiting her mother in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The girl tried to run out the back door of the house when police arrived, but they were able to catch her.

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  7. Admitted Robber of Holland Bank Branch SentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | WHTC

    A 44-year-old Grand Rapids man was sentenced to more than 12 years in federal prison for robbing the Fifth Third Bank branch off of East 9th Street in Holland last May of over 19 hundred dollars, along with taking about a grand from a Chase Bank branch inside of the Alpine Avenue Meijer Store four days later.

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  8. Motorcyclist hits guardrail over bridge in FerrysburgRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | WHTC

    According to Sgt. Matt Wilfong, Mark Oquist-Cardenas, 27, of Grand Rapids was riding his 2011 Kawasaki motorcycle westbound over the bridge towards Ferrysburg when he was going to fast at the curve and struck the guardrail.

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  9. Robin Lynn RootRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | WHTC

    A 52-year-old Grand Rapids woman waived a preliminary hearing in Grand Rapids District Court and was bound over for trial on open murder charges. Prosecutors claim that Robin Root confessed to killing then-60-year-old realtor Janna Kelly in late 2007 due to a landlord-tenant dispute and dumped the victim's body into a field south of Grand Haven.

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  10. Robin Root Murder Case Shifted from Grand Haven to Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | WHTC

    The criminal proceedings against a 52-year-old Kent County woman in the 2007 death of Janna Kelly will be held in Grand Rapids. Robin Root was apprehended and arraigned three weeks ago on open murder charges, as detectives claimed that she admitted killing the 60-year-old realtor in a landlord-tenant dispute and dumping her body in a field south of Grand Haven three months after Kelly was reported missing.

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  11. Cold Case Investigators Arrest Suspect in Janna Kelly MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | WHTC

    A 52-year-old woman from "Kent County" is being held without bond in the Ottawa County Jail, charged with the murder of Janna Kelly. Cold Case investigators have been working since last June on the death of the 60-year-old Grand Rapids insurance agent who disappeared in December of 2007 and whose body was found in a wooded area off of 160th Avenue and Pierce Street, south of Grand Haven, three months later.

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  12. Two vehicle crash in AllendaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | WHTC

    A two vehicle crash at the intersection of Lake Michigan Drive and 52nd Avenue left a Grand Rapid's man with non-life-threatening injuries. Christopher Tilton, 32, of Grand Rapids was making a southbound turn onto 52nd Avenue from the westbound Lake Michigan Drive turn lane and pulled in the path of a 2009 Ford Escape, according to Sgt.

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  13. Ambulance GraphicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | WHTC

    A two vehicle crash on I-196 Saturday morning landed one driver in jail and his passenger in the hospital. Jose Garcia-Perez, 47, of Comstock Park was not injured in the crash and was driving west on I-196 east of Byron Road in Zeeland Township when he was rear-ended by a second vehicle which forced him into a ditch.

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  14. Kid's Food Basket is helping Ottawa CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | WHTC

    More than 8,000 children are living in poverty in Ottawa County and in Holland Public Schools alone, 400 families are homeless and 70% of students qualify for free or reduced lunch. Kid's Food Basket, a nonprofit based in Grand Rapids, is expanding its mission to two Ottawa County elementary schools on May 4th.

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  15. Search for Missing Grand Haven Man Apparently EndsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | WHTC

    A two-month-long search for a 39-year-old Grand Haven man apparently ended over the weekend. The family of Timothy Groenhout claimed on social media that his body was found along the Grand River in Grand Rapids by a bottle and can collector, although Grand Rapids police have not officially confirmed the identity of the body that was found on Saturday.

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  16. Probation, Community Service for Jenison Man in Fatal Wyoming CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | WHTC

    A 22-year-old Jenison man was sentenced to probation and community service following a fatal crash last fall in suburban Grand Rapids. Max Jurewicz didn't contest misdemeanor charges stemming from the September 13 Street at Burlingame Avenue and slammed into a car, killing its driver, 19-year-old Christian Goudy of Wyoming, and injuring his 18-year-old passenger.

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  17. Three Teens Hurt in ATV Crash in NE Ottawa Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | WHTC

    Three teens riding a ATV on land north of Marne were injured when their machine flipped over this afternoon. According to Ottawa County Sheriff's Sergeant Steve Austin, 17-year-old Patrick Foster of Grand Rapids was driving two 16-year-olds off of Taft Street west of 32 Avenue.

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  18. Bicyclist struck by carRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | WHTC

    According to Ottawa County Sgt. Matt Wildfong, Vickers-Desota was struck by a car driven by 21-year-old Cameron Tuinstra, of Grand Rapids.

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  19. Waterfront Film Festival Announces ArtPrize PartnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | WHTC

    Perhaps forced to show their hand due to reports of cancelling June dates, organizers of the Waterfront Film Festival are moving their annual event to the fall as part of a new "cultural partnership" with Grand Rapids-based ArtPrize. The rebranded "ArtPrize OnScreen, Presented by Waterfront Film Festival" will coincide with the September 23 art competition, with times and locations to be announced.

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  20. West Michigan Women's Expo - March 13-15, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | WHTC

    West Michigan Women's ExpoMarch 13-15, 2015Hours: Fri. 10-8, Sat. 10-8, and Sun.

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