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    Restaurants creating custom, mouth-watering sandwiches for annual Grandwich competition

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — More than two dozen restaurants, brewpubs, and other businesses are participating in the annual competition to create the best sandwich in the city of Grand Rapids:  The Grandwich. From July 7 to July 24, restaurants will highlight their Grandwich entry on their menus, and sandwich lovers can try as many as they like — as often as they like — and vote for their favorites. On July 27, the top ten sandwiches will be announced, followed […]

  • Vintage arcade and video games up for auction

    PORTAGE, Mich. — A number of items from the former Putter’s Family Fun Center have hit the online auction block.  If you are interested in bidding, click here to check out what’s available.

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    Car crashes into home in Allegan, police searching for occupants

    ALLEGAN, Mich. — Police in Allegan are looking for the occupants of a car that managed to crash through the wall of a house, coming to rest all the way inside late Monday night. A photograph provided by the Allegan City Police Department shows the aftermath.  They say that the black car seen in the image failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Russell and Lincoln, left the road, and crashed into the house. When officers […]

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    Amber Alert Update: Weekend campers asked to help find missing autistic boy

    DAVISON, Mich. — Police are searching for a little boy who went missing on July 4 in Genesee County, and they are concerned for his safety due to suffering from severe autism. Omarion Humphrey, 9, was last seen on Saturday in the area of Lake Callis in Davison.  Police say he is approximately 4′ tall, weighs 70 lbs., and was last seen wearing black shorts with a red stripe, and no shirt. The Lapeer County Sheriff’s Mounted Unit asks that those […]

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    Minivan crashes into train on rural Ionia County road

    CLARKSVILLE, Mich. — Police say the driver of a minivan is lucky to be alive, after colliding with a train in Ionia County early Monday morning. The crash happened on Darby Road just north of Peddler Lake in Clarksville.  Police say the man behind the wheel failed to stop at the railroad crossing, where the train was already passing by.  According to police, there is no crossing arm at that particular crossing due to the fact that there is very […]

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    Motorcyclist killed in crash wasn’t wearing helmet; alcohol and speed also likely factors

    CONSTANTINE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal Fourth of July motorcycle crash, that they say likely involved alcohol and high speeds, in addition to the rider not wearing a helmet. The crash happened at around 3:05 a.m. on July 4, on Featherstone Road near Constantine Road in Constantine Township.  Police say James Carlson, 33, was riding a 2014 Harley Davidson when he failed to negotiate a curve, drove off the road, and crashed […]

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    Police search for woman accused of stabbing boyfriend several times

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Police in Grand Rapids are attempting to locate a woman who they say stabbed her boyfriend multiple times in the upper body late Sunday night. It happened at around 10:15 p.m. on Sheldon Ave SE.  Officers say the suspect ran off after the incident.  They searched a couple of different homes in an effort to locate her, but were unsuccessful. The man who suffered several stab wounds is expected to be okay.  It is not clear […]

  • Video: Dog so enthralled by World Cup, even baby can’t distract him

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A dog from West Michigan is getting some national attention, after his gaze could not be averted from the U.S. women’s soccer World Cup victory…despite the persistent efforts of a young child. Twitter user ‘The Auger’ is from the Grand Rapids area.  He tweeted the video late Sunday night, which was immediately picked up by a handful of online news outlets.  A woman who says she’s the child’s grandmother shared the video with us.  She says […]

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    Thousands of Yamaha and E-Z Go golf carts & transport vehicles recalled

    BETHESDA, Md. — The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced two new recalls this week, both impacting several varieties of golf carts for differing reasons. Below is the information on both recalls. E-Z Go golf cars, shuttles and off-road utility vehicles — The gas tank can leak, posing a fire hazard.  About 8,200 units are impacted in this recall.  No injuries have been reported at this time.  E-Z Go is offering free repairs to remedy the issue.  Click here for […]