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  • Admitted killer gets life in prison for 2018 murder

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A man who admitted to killing his girlfriend before leading police on a high-speed chase on the S-curve in Grand Rapids has been sentenced to life in prison. In June, Adam Nolin was found guilty of first-degree murder in the 2018 death of his girlfriend, Tia Randall. After killing Randall, Nolin led police on a high-speed chase into Grand Rapids before getting out of his vehicle and starting a shootout with officers. A Grand Rapids police […]

  • ‘No place I’d rather be’: Oesterle named CMU women’s basketball coach

    MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. — For the first time in over a decade, Central Michigan’s women’s basketball team won’t be under the leadership of Sue Guevara. Guevara announced her retirement Friday morning after taking a few months after the season to think about the decision. “Not many coaches these days get to leave on their own terms, they just don’t,” Guevara said. “I do. I have lived my dream. Central Michigan — I love this place, I said ‘it has been […]

  • Nate Lashley one round away from ‘life-changing’ breakthrough

    DETROIT — Nate Lashley will head into his Sunday round in the final pairing with a six-shot lead in search of his first win on the PGA Tour. The 353rd-ranked golfer in the world didn’t know he would be playing in the inaugural Rocket Mortgage Classic until Wednesday after playing a qualifying tournament earlier in the week. Since then, he has gone on to shoot 63 twice in three days and sits at 23-under heading into Sunday. On Saturday, he […]

  • ‘Time to send a message’: Leaders ask for community help in shooting investigations

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids police and community leaders came together at the site of the city’s latest shooting Friday to address the recent spike in gun violence. Police have investigated 10 separate shootings since Saturday that injured six people, including a 10-year-old girl. Only one arrest has been made at this point in the investigations. Law enforcement, city officials and community members each spoke on Friday, many asking for Grand Rapids’ residents to help end the violence. “The […]

  • GRPD investigating city’s 9th shooting since Saturday

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids police are investigating the ninth shooting in the city since last weekend. The latest happened around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Joe Taylor Park on Baxter Street. Police said a man in his 20s was hit in the back and was taken to the hospital, but his injuries aren’t believed to be life-threatening. Officers chased a red car that was believed to be involved in the shooting away from the scene, but it fled. When […]

  • ‘This is a community problem’: GRPD investigating 7 shootings in 60 hours

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Police are asking the community to come together after a string of seven shootings in a 60-hour time span in Grand Rapids. “Not only is this concerning, it’s completely unacceptable, this is Grand Rapids, it’s a wonderful community, it’s a safe community, and this type of behavior, this level of violence will not be tolerated,” said Grand Rapids Police Department Sgt. Dan Adams. “The City of Grand Rapids is behind the efforts, I believe truly that […]

  • Suspect in multi-county chase dies after arrest

    EMMETT TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A man died Sunday after leading police on a chase across Calhoun and Barry counties. The chase started around 4:20 p.m. near the intersection of Michigan Avenue and Raymond Road in Emmett Township, near Battle Creek. Officers were called to the scene for a reported medical issue. When the officers approached the vehicle, he drove away and led officers on a chase. Police pursued the man through Battle Creek and into Barry County near Hastings. Authorities […]

  • Nessel ‘intends to be as aggressive as possible’ in 3M lawsuit

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel says the state will pursue legal action against 3M for its role in contaminating water with PFAS. The Minnesota-based manufacturer began making the chemical in the 1950s before stopping production in 2002. PFAS was used in Scotchgard, fire retardants, nonstick cookware and other products. PFAS has been linked to several health problems, including cancer, reproductive issues and weakened immune systems. On Thursday, Nessel said her office is going to pursue legal […]

  • Pistons bringing G-League affiliate to Detroit

    DETROIT — The Detroit Pistons are partnering with Wayne State University to bring a G-League affiliate to Detroit. The Wayne State University Board of Governors Wednesday unanimously approved a plan to build a new $25 million athletic facility for the men’s and women’s basketball teams. The Pistons will lease space from the university for its G-League affiliate to play its home games at the new arena, which is projected to be ready for the start of the 2020-21 basketball season. […]

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