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  • Man sentenced for taking photos up woman’s dress

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – A Kent County man was sentenced Thursday for taking photos up a woman’s dress while working at a local store. Michael Hendricks was an employee at Ken’s Fruit Market where surveillance photos showed him taking photos up the dress of Kristina Wheeler last year.  He was sentenced Thursday to 300 days in jail and five years of probation. This wasn’t the first time Hendricks had been caught doing something like this. In 2016, he was given […]

  • Oberon-inspired donuts available next week in Kalamazoo, Battle Creek

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. – A sign of spring in Southwest Michigan is also found in a local donut shop. Donuts inspired by Oberon beer will be available staring Monday, March 25 at Sweetwater’s Donut Mill in Kalamazoo and Battle Creek. Customers can place their orders starting Thursday at each of the three locations. Donuts and donut holes are available. The donuts do not actually contain any beer and are for all ages. For more, click here.

  • Dining with Dave – Fabiano’s Family Restaurant

    Fabiano’s Family Restaurant is at 8391 M-60 in Union City, Michigan.

  • Police: Search for double murder person-of-interest goes nationwide

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Grand Rapids police say the search for a person-of-interest in a double murder a week ago has gone nationwide. Police are trying to find Derrell Brown, 45, to determine his role in the double murder of Cherletta Baber-Bey and Keyona Griffin on March 14 in the 500 block of Sheldon SE.  Both Baber-Bey and Griffin died from gunshot wounds.  Brown lives at the same address and was dating Baber-Bey. The Kent County Prosecutor has issued a […]

  • Powerball jackpot missed; climbs to over $600 million this weekend

    LANSING, Mich. – No one hit the Powerball jackpot Wednesday night, so now over $600 million will be up for grabs this weekend. The estimated jackpot for Saturday night’s multi-state drawing is estimated right now at $625 million, but will likely grow higher. No one hit the numbers of 10-14-50-53-63 and Powerball 21.  Four people matched the five numbers and won $1 million each. One person matched all five numbers and played the “powerplay” so they won $2 million.

  • Grand Rapids woman convicted of 2nd degree murder

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – A Grand Rapids woman has been convicted killing a man last year. Alicia Wright was found guilty of 2nd degree murder Wednesday for stabbing Marcus Scott to death in January 2018. The murder happened in the 1200 block of Hovey Street NW in Grand Rapids. Police said at the time of the crime that the two had been dating. Wright will be sentenced at a later date.

  • Man charged in drug overdose death of his son

    PAW PAW, Mich. — A Van Buren County man has been charged in the death of his son, who died of a drug overdose in 2017. Gary Birkhead, 48, was arrested Tuesday and arraigned Wednesday on charges of homicide/involuntary manslaughter and second-degree child abuse in relation to the death of his 16-year-old son, Cole Birkhead. “I would just like to say that I’m not guilty of this,” Birkhead said during his video arraignment at the 7th District Court in South Haven. […]

  • Kazoo 48 Hour Film Festival

    The Kazoo 48 Hour Film Festival is April 5-7, with screenings on April 18. For more details, click here.

  • Father of accused killer charged with lying to police in Holland

    HOLLAND, Mich. – The father of a teen charged with a murder in Holland has been charged with lying to police. The Ottawa County Sheriff says Juan Pablo Cabrera, 34, was charged Tuesday with Obstructing Police by Lying. Juan Pablo Cabrera is the father of Juan Sandro Cabrera, 18, who is in custody, charged with the murder of Troy Wells, Jr., 14.  Wells was shot and killed at the Hampton Inn in Holland Township in February. Juan Pablo Cabrera is […]

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