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In this March 12, 2014, photo provided by Gilda's LaughFest, Jay Leno performs in Grand Rapids, Mich.
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Tim Remes' good fortune to sign with the Detroit Tigers organization has become a family bonus in West Michigan for the Whitecaps catcher.
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Police in Grand Rapids are looking for the man who they believe is responsible for a recent string of armed robberies in the city.
Police in metro Detroit say they plan to compare notes with the Kent County Sheriff's Department to determine whether there's a connection between two jewelry store robberies that occurred Tuesday.
The city of Grand Rapids is saving energy and money for its residents after installing a Hach Real-Time Control System in its wastewater treatment plant, receiving a $58,728 rebate check in 2013 from their local public utility, after upgrading the wastewater treatment plant's aeration system, including installing a Hach Company Real-Time Control ... (more)
Police are commending a man who helped them catch an errant driver after an alleged hit-and-run crash involving a bicyclist Tuesday, April 22. Grand Rapids police Sgt.
Police arrested four people and discovered evidence of a suspected methamphetamine lab in the 1300 block of Mayfield Avenue NE while performing a search warrant Tuesday, April 22. The bust was part of an ongoing investigation into the production and sale of methamphetamine at the residence, authorities said.
Term limits have prompted contested GOP primaries in some right-leaning Michigan House and Senate districts, while Republicans also have lined up for the chance to challenge a Democratic incumbent in perhaps the area's most balanced district.
The Michigan Strategic Fund will help finance two new housing developments near Grand Rapids "Medical Mile," according to the Michigan Economic Development Corp. , which met on Tuesday, April 22. The Lofts on Michigan project and the Clancy Lofts project are among three business expansions and three community improvements projects across that state ... (more)
One day this winter the temperature was 11 degrees and Misty Maidens went driving to do some mystery shopping at gas stations in northern Michigan.
Michigan is giving schools more flexibility in making up for snow days this academic year after record snowfall and harsh temperatures caused dozens of cancellations in some districts.
A Grand Rapids special education teacher has filed unfair labor practice charges against Grand Rapids Public Schools and the union.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - People wishing to get on the Grand Rapids Section 8 housing voucher waiting list when it opens next month will have to apply online or over the phone, organizers say.
When ballot committees file campaign finance reports this week in advance of a May 6 vote on a city streets tax proposal , the fundraising data won't be available online.
A 22-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to driving drunk and causing a crash which seriously injured a 64-year-old woman.
A 17-year-old from Grand Rapids who allegedly stole an iPad from a young teen at a Georgetown Township McDonald's restaurant didn't have much time to enjoy the high-tech Apple device.