Thursday Aug 28
West Michigan parents, educators holding press conference to call for more state K-12 funding
File photo of Juan Jimenez, middle, working on a Scholastic Math Inventory test as part of a two-week algebra camp at Godfrey-Lee High School in Wyoming on Aug. 9, 2012.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Man enters plea in crash that killed Grandville High School senior, cousin
An 18-year-old has entered a plea in a crash that killed a Grandville High School senior and his cousin in May. Jason Fuentes-Perdomo, of Wyoming, will be sentenced in September after pleading no contest to moving violation causing death , a misdemeanor, on Wednesday, Aug. 27. A no contest plea is not an admission of guilt but is treated as such ... (more)
Tue Aug 26, 2014
See how Grand Rapids business districts stack up using new GVSU interactive tool
Jeremy Pyne scanned over the interactive map of Grand Rapids. With the click of his mouse, he pulled up reams of data on the area surrounding the Wealthy Street corridor.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Federal prisoner mistakenly released from custody due to clerical error
Anthony Ray Sprague, 25, was released from Newaygo County Jail on Thursday, Aug. 21, after completing a four-year prison sentence for being a felon in possession of a firearm.
West Michigan Hispanic businesses give away 1,000 free backpacks at community event
Hispanic businesses in Grand Rapids recently hosted a community event to ensure that students are ready for school next week.
WTKG-AM Grand Rapids
Gunplay At Metro Cruise
Wyoming public safety officials confirmed Monday an argument escalated to gunfire in the hours following the 28th Street Metro Cruise Saturday night.
Wyoming police investigate shot fired after motorist, pedestrian argue
Police arrested two suspects on Saturday, Aug. 23, after a gunshot was fired from a vehicle after a dispute between occupants of a car and a man on foot.
Detroit Free Press
Assault victim befriends attacker, becomes mentor
Marcellous Bennett had a couple things on his mind when he joined two older brothers in robbing, pistol whipping and carjacking a pizza delivery driver five years ago: money and trying to be an adult, like his siblings.
Booking.com signs 10-year lease for its growing global contact center in Wyoming
After Booking.com signed a 10-year lease for its global contact center at 4147 Eastern Ave. SE, building owner Franklin Partners recently completed an $800,000 modernization project aimed at making the travel site and its employees feel at home.
The Rapida s a Silver Linea takes the streets
Thousands of people are expected to use the Silver Line, running from the Wyoming and Kentwood areas to Grand Rapids' Medical Mile.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
28th Street Metro Cruise happening all weekend
It's the 10th annual 28th street metro cruise and Wyoming was out for the celebration.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Seasonal factors blamed as July jobless rates rise in West Michigan
Unemployment rose in West Michigan's labor markets in July, reflecting a statewide rise in the summer jobless rate, according to figures released by the state on Thursday, Aug. 21. Unemployment rose to 6.4 percent during July in the Grand Rapids-Wyoming labor market, which includes Kent, Barry, Newaygo and Ionia counties.
Kent County South Clinic, opening in September, will provide dental and medical care
The new Kent County South Clinic, which will provide dental and medical care for low-income patients, is set to open in September.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
WTKG-AM Grand Rapids
Wyoming sinkhole not fixed yet
There is growing concern about a growing sinkhole in the city of Wyoming that neighbors say they have complained about for months.
Wyoming police searching for man reported missing since Sunday
Lowe suffers from multiple sclerosis, police said. His car was located in the 4900 block of Clyde Park Avenue SW with the keys, identification and his medication inside.
Booking.Com Extends Lease Agreement on Michigan Contact Center
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Volunteers needed for 11th annual Mayors' Grand River Cleanup
The cleanup is hosted by Wyoming Mayor Jack Poll, Grandville Mayor Steve Maas, Walker Mayor Mark Huizenga, and Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
a In The Imagea giving thousands of kids new shoes for new school year
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.,- As kids around West Michigan prepare to head back to the classroom, area non-profit In the Image is giving away thousands of shoes to help students start the year on the right foot.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Why one Wyoming resident decided to open-carry for the first time Saturday
Egeler, a 24-year-old Wyoming resident, has had concealed pistol license for about two years.
Assault victim befriends teen offender, becomes unlikely mentor
Marcellous Bennett had a couple things on his mind when he joined two older brothers in robbing, pistol whipping and carjacking a pizza delivery driver five years ago: Money and trying to be an adult, like his siblings.