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  1. Biker who hit girl organizes benefit as she recoversRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    A little girl from the Grand Rapids area is learning how to walk again after a frightening accident last week. Ottawa County deputies said biker Bryan Hornick was unable to stop in time before hitting Ryann Sather, 5, when she ran in front of his motorcycle.

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  2. Race planned to benefit Special Olympics athletes in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    WALKER, Mich.-There's a race to benefit the nearly 20,000 Special Olympics athletes in Michigan happening next week. The third annual Medaling Monkey 5k Walk/Run is set for Tuesday, August 11th at Millennium Park.

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  3. Petition to allow backyard bonfires in GR ignites debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    But in Grand Rapids, the summer staple is prohibited under city ordinance , which is why a petition to rewrite the ban is igniting growing support online. Geurink lives on the city's south east side and said there should be exceptions for small fires or chimneys in backyards, as long as they're within a certain size and kept attended.

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  4. Hot coals set Walker house on fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The Grand Rapids and Walker Fire Departments arrived on the scene of a house fire Saturday morning on the 4000 block of Shannon Street. Captain Hanson from the Walker Fire Department said that the fire was caused by hot coals that were thrown in the homeowner's trash bin the previous night.

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  5. Kody Kamstra, Big Bass Photo Contest winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The second weekend of June marks free fishing weekend in the state of Michigan. It is a weekend aimed at introducing the plentiful lakes and rivers of Michigan to new and experienced fishermen.

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  6. Womana s death, first thought homicide, ruled a suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The death of Kristin Sidlauskas of Grand Rapids has been ruled a suicide. Her body was first found in Walker on May 16, and police were investigating the death as a homicide.

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  7. Rand Paul makes presidential campaign stop in West MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Rand Paul made a stop in Grand Rapids Monday at a "Stand with Rand" event hosted by Rep. Justin Amash. Paul, a U.S. senator from Kentucky, said during his speech that he was grateful for Amash's endorsement.

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  8. Murder suspect sentenced to life in prison for raping elderly Grandville womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Jarrett was found guilty of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and home invasion in February. He broke into an 85-year-old woman's home in June 2014 and sexually assaulted her.

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  9. Man arrested following break-in, police chases through Kent CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The Kent County Sheriff's Department said deputies were on a routine business check on 74th St SW in Byron Township. The building was under construction and known for previous break-ins.

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  10. Jarrett to stand trial for Grand Rapids mothera s murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The Grand Rapids mother of four was found dead at a Walker construction site in May 2014. Jarrett was officially charged with her murder in February.

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  11. Family of Yolanda Reyes come face-to-face with alleged killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The body of Yolanda Reyes was found last May at a construction site, just a few weeks after she was reported missing. "I was touching all the kids hands and they were totally cold and you know they don't really know what to expect.

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  12. 4-year-old continues to recover after Richmond Park hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-It's been one month since 4-year-old Gabriel Castillo Jr. was hit by a car while sledding at Richmond Park in Grand Rapids. Gabriel continues to amaze even his own doctors, and went home ten days after the accident that gave him with broken ribs, a ruptured spleen and a concussion.

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  13. Meth lab found in burning motel room in WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    WALKER, Mich-Police and fire crews responding to a fire in motel room in Wallker Tuesday morning quickly realized they had more than just an accidental fire on their hands. A quick search of the room found a "one-pot" meth lab in the bathroom, which had exploded, catching the room on fire.

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  14. Family of Yolanda Reyes reacts to official murder chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The family of Yolanda Reyes is reacting to the prime suspect in her homicide being officially charged on Thursday. The charge for murder came just moments after Shawn Jarrett was found guilty of raping an elderly woman in Grandville.

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  15. Shawn Jarrett to be charged in Walker homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Just hours after being convicted of raping an elderly Grandville woman, the Kent County Prosecutor's Office announced Shawn Jarrett will be charged with a Grand Rapids woman's murder. Jarrett was already considered the primary suspect in the killing of Yolanda Reyes, who was found dead at a Walker construction site in May. He is now officially facing open murder charges in connection with her death, officials said.

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  16. Man found guilty in Grandville rape, home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Shawn Jarrett was found guilty of criminal sexual conduct and home invasion charges Thursday after sexually assaulting an elderly Grandville woman last summer. Jarrett broke into an 85-year-old woman's home in June 2014 and raped her.

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  17. Convicted killera s fiancee recalls his arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Cheryl Jones said June 20th was an otherwise normal day until police flagged her down to pull her over. She said she asked Jarrett why police wanted to talk to him.

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  18. Elderly victim faces alleged attacker in court againRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Jarrett is a convicted killer who is now accused of raping an 85-year-old Grandville woman. During opening statements, the prosecutor said DNA doesn't lie.

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  19. Two Meijer corporate employees charged with embezzlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Court records obtained by FOX 17 allege Tracy Gordon, 45, and Danny Vandermyde, 63, collectively stole more than $50,000 from the supermarket giant while working at the corporate office building located on 3 Mile Rd. in Walker. Gordon is charged with embezzlement as an agent or trustee between $20,000 and $50,000 between August 2010 and October 2014.

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  20. Walker man charged in Richmond Park hit-and-run that injured 4-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Kevin Daniel Witte has been charged with a felony in connection with the Richmond Park hit-and-run that injured a 4-year-old boy. Witte, 23, of Walker was charged Thursday with failure to stop at the scene of a personal injury accident, according to the Kent County Prosecutor's Office.

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