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  • Grand Haven DPS: driver of car that hit house had fled traffic stop

    GRAND HAVEN, Mich.  — Police say an attempted traffic stop in Grand Haven on Friday night led to a brief police chase – and ended with a car plowing into a house. The location was Griffin Street at Washington Avenue. It happened around 7:30 p.m. The Grand Haven Department of Public Safety says in a news release one of its officers attempted to pull a vehicle over on Third Street, near Harbor Island: “The suspect failed to produce a driver’s […]

  • Man flown to hospital after tractor shifts, pins him against truck

    ARLINGTON TOWNSHIP, Mich.  — A malfunction caused a Bobcat tractor to shift Friday afternoon in Van Buren County, and pin a 68-year-old man between the tractor and a pickup truck. But another man came to his rescue just in the nick of time. It happened around 1 p.m.  in Arlington Township, in the 52000 block of M-43. That’s east of Bangor. Bangor Community Fire Chief Derek Babcock tells FOX in a Facebook message, “The other guy that was there hooked […]

  • Judge sentences 22-year-old for 2017 murder in northeast Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.  —  Daran Adams-Jackson was fatally shot in October 2017 at an apartment complex in northeast Grand Rapids. And now, the man who pulled the trigger is heading to prison. Kent County Circuit Court says 22-year-old DeAndre Johnson was sentenced Tuesday by Judge Paul Sullivan to 40-to-75 years in prison on a second-degree murder conviction, and between 3-1/2 to 7 years for a felony-weapons charge. Johnson also was sentenced to two years in prison for felon in possession […]

  • Rollover injury crash in Wyoming sends two to hospital

    WYOMING, Mich.  — Kent County Dispatch Authority says two people were taken to a hospital Tuesday morning, following a rollover crash in Wyoming. The three-vehicle crash happened around 9:48 a.m. at the intersection of 52nd Street and Burlingame Avenue. The intersection was closed for several hours after the crash, but has since reopened. The Wyoming Department of Public Safety says a westbound silver minivan on 52nd Street ran the red light, striking a southbound car. The car was knocked into […]

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    Boil Water Advisory lifted in Kalamazoo

    KALAMAZOO, Mich.  — A precautionary Boil Water Advisory has been lifted in Kalamazoo. The advisory was issued after a water-main break on Lowell Street. Kalamazoo Public Services said in a late Saturday afternoon news release repair work resulted in a “temporary loss of pressure”. The advisory was for drinking water and all water intended for ingestion or “any consumptive purposes”. The affected streets were: Lowell Street – From Cambridge Drive (northern boundary) to East Cork Street (southern boundary), both sides of […]

  • Police: no active shooter on University of Michigan campus

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Reports of a possible active shooter on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor prompted campus police to issue an emergency alert late Saturday afternoon. But it turned out to be a false alarm. An official all-clear was given at 7:50 pm Saturday by the university: “Police have determined there is no threat to the community. Buildings are open. All clear.” About a half-hour after the initial public alert around 5 p.m. Saturday about a […]

  • Fast flooding catches residents off guard; river still rising in Newaygo Co.

    NEWAYGO COUNTY, Mich.  — With several roads washed out and dozens of families displaced from their flooded homes, Newaygo County officials wasted no time in declaring a local state of emergency. And the problem could get a little worse before it gets better. The National Weather Service says more than an inch of rain fell in the county, which – combined with snowmelt – is causing the Muskegon River to rise rapidly. The NWS predicted the river would rise to […]

  • Michigan mauls Iowa in Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals, 74-53

    CHICAGO, IL. — Michigan racked up its ninth straight win in Big Ten Tournament contests Friday night, with a 74-53 hammering of the Iowa Hawkeyes in the quarterfinals at the United Center. Michigan is trying to win its third straight tournament title. It was the Wolverines’ first game in this year’s post-regular season tourney – they had a first-round bye – and the victory avenged their 74-59 loss to Iowa on February 1st. Michigan (27-5) jumped out to a quick […]

  • Come Saturday night, Cygnus 27 closing for one year

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.  — The iconic Cygnus 27 restaurant in downtown Grand Rapids will suspend operations by the close of business Saturday, as a project to renovate the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel glass tower picks up steam. Cygnus 27 gets its name from its locations 27 stories up in the 664-room Amway Grand, which opened in 1982 under the new name. An original section of the building, 187 Monroe Avenue NW(at Pearl Street) opened in 1916 as the Pantlind Hotel. […]

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