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Those who warn of the danger of video games may have more ammunition after a 25-year-old Grand Rapids man pleaded guilty to responding to Craigslist ads offering X-Box and PS3 game systems for sale by robbing the sellers at gunpoint.
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Grand Rapids leaders spent nearly $50,000 while conducting a search for the chief of police in the state's second largest city, including flying six candidates to West Michigan for an initial round of interviews, documents obtained in a public records request show.
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Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell said that tree hugging mayors were rare when he took office over 10 years ago, but now more city leaders recognize the importance of trees.
The Georgetown Township Library offers public Wi-Fi access, but if you're looking for an outlet to plug in your tablet, good luck.
The summer season concludes during August as West Michigan prepares for autumn. The typical high temperature cools from 82A on the 1st to 79A by the 31st.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., The deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa has forced Grant Hofman to drastically change his summer plans.
Police are investigating a possible break-in at a home in the 600 block of Charles Avenue SE early Thursday.
The 61-year-old former Kent County prosecutor charged with assault and criminal sexual conduct has decided not to represent himself as he faces as much as 10 years in prison.
We're starting out Thursday cool, yet again, but temps should be warmer today than earlier this week.
Mars Hill Bible Church and Arbor Circle will be transforming a vacant building on State Street into a drop-in center.
One victim of an alleged rogue repairman has led to a happy conclusion after he contacted the FOX 17 Problem Solvers.
GVSU Student Chandler McBride received his new wheelchair-accessible van as a gift from Aaron Zeigler and the Zeigler Auto Group.
When Jeff Kopp took his dog Bobby for a walk on Monday in Diamond Lake near Grand Rapids, Michigan, the last thing he expected to encounter was a newborn.Kopp was walking Bobby down an unfamiliar path when the dog began sniffing around curiously.
Groundbreaking today for the structure in the Arena South District. The eleven-story building is behind the Van Andel Arena on 55 Ottawa Avenue will house offices, 100 apartments, a restaurant, shops plus parking.
A medical examiner has found that a pregnant Michigan woman police say was killed by a man she connected with through Craigslist was strangled with a rope, strap or other device.
A 56-year-old Grand Rapids, Michigan, woman was forced to protect herself against a man who broke into her home and threatened to kill her, but just what she used that saved her from more serious injuries might surprise you.
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Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 08:12 am
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