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  • 3 suspects arrested in Medawar Jewelry robbery; 2 still at large

    PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. — The Kent County Sheriff’s Department is still searching for two suspects in Friday’s robbery at Paul Medawar Fine Jewelry, 4518 Plainfield Ave. NE. Three suspects were taken into custody just before 12:40 p.m.  at I-96 near M-6, according to dispatchers.  The robbery happened shortly after 12 p.m. Investigators say the five suspects arrived at the jewelry store, and four of them entered wearing masks while one waited outside. A store employee opened fire on the suspects, and they fled […]

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    Allegan Co. homicide suspect spotted in Maine

    ALLEGAN COUNTY, Mich. — Harold ‘Butch’ Knight, the suspect in a Ganges Township homicide, has been spotted in Maine, according to the Allegan County Sheriff’s Department. Knight, 66, is suspected of killing his wife, Sara Lee Knight, earlier this month. According to a release, law enforcement officials in Maine have received several reported sightings of Knight in the state since Jan. 16.  It was unclear where in the state he was spotted. The sheriff’s department says there have been reports […]

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    Police search Grand River for missing Grand Rapids woman

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Emergency officials from multiple agencies are searching the Grand River Thursday for missing woman Kimberly Haymon. Haymon, 55, was reported missing Wednesday.  She was last seen Tuesday getting off a bus at Fulton Street and Division Avenue, and investigators later found her purse near the Ford Museum with footprints leading toward the river. According to a release, Haymon is 5 feet 2 inches tall, 170 pounds and was last seen wearing a green sweater, brown winter […]

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    Report: Dan Enos resigns as CMU head football coach

    MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. — Central Michigan University head football coach Dan Enos has resigned. According to Sports Illustrated, Enos is leaving CMU for an offensive coordinator job at Arkansas.  He apparently informed his team of the move Thursday morning. Enos was 26-36 during his five years at CMU, Sports Illustrated reports.  CMU reached bowl games in two of their past three seasons, most recently against Western Kentucky in the Bahamas Bowl.   They lost 49-48.

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    Cat rescued after being shot through head with arrow

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. –  Workers at Fayetteville Animal Services saved a male cat that was shot through the head with an arrow. According to KFSM, the injured cat was reported at about 9 a.m. Wednesday, and just over an hour later the cat was out of surgery and recovering. The cat is domestic, and the person who shot him will face animal cruelty charges if they’re apprehended, Anthony Rankin, a spokesman for Fayetteville Animal Services, told KFSM. The cat’s owner is […]

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    Suspect sought after armed pharmacy robbery in North Muskegon

    NORTH MUSKEGON, Mich. — Police in North Muskegon are searching for a man who they say robbed the Hometown Pharmacy, 1900 Ruddiman Dr. at gunpoint. The robbery happened at about 6:40 p.m. Monday when the suspect entered the pharmacy and pulled out a handgun.   North Muskegon Police Chief Thomas Korabik says the man demanded that a pharmacist place medication in a backpack he was carrying and then fled on foot. The suspect is described by police as a white male […]

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    Ottawa Co. Sheriff’s Dept. called to Allendale High School after bomb threat

    ALLENDALE, Mich. —  Students at Allendale High School were ordered to shelter in place Monday while Ottawa County Sheriff’s deputies investigated a bomb threat. According to Principal Dan Remenap, the school was never officially on a full lockdown, and the threat was found not to be credible. Ottawa County investigators were called to the scene at about 12:10 p.m.  The school day was resuming normally as of 1:30 p.m.

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    Mother accused of trying to kill children with poisoned apple juice

    SCHILLER PARK, Ill. — A 29-year-old woman is charged with attempted murder after allegedly trying to kill her children with poisoned apple juice. According to WGN, Krystle El Khatib of Schiller Park, Ill.  is accused of crushing up an anti-anxiety drug, benzodiazepine, into the juice and forcing her 9-year-old son and 4-year-old daughter to drink two glasses each. She allegedly threatened to hit her son if he didn’t drink it.   Officials say he woke up the next day vomiting and […]

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    Celebration! Cinema to show ‘Selma’ to students for free on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Any student with a valid student ID can see the historical drama Selma for free at Celebration! Cinema locations on Jan. 19, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The Best Picture Oscar nominee chronicles Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s campaign for equal voting rights in Alabama in 1965.  It was directed by Ava DuVernay and stars David Oyelowo as King.   Oprah Winfrey, Tom Wilkinson and Carmen Ejogo co-star. “There is a reason that our nation pauses to […]