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Jason Dalton Will Plead Insanity in Kalamazoo Shooting Case

The defense attorneys for Jason Dalton, the man who allegedly killed six people and injured two others in Kalamazoo February 20, will present an insanity defense, the Kalamazoo County prosecutor said in a press conference Monday.

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The Day Muhammad Ali Came To Grand Rapids [Video]

Back in 1993, Muhammad Ali celebrated his 51st birthday in Grand Rapids while visiting the local Ronald McDonald house. WOOD-TV's Jack Doles remembers...

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Calhoun County Sheriff’s Deputy and Wife Found Shot Dead in Backyard

The bodies of a Calhoun County Sheriff's Deputy and his wife were found in their backyard around 8 a.m. Sunday. Both died from apparent gunshot wounds.

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Musketawa Trail: Gold Spike Trail Tour III [Photos]

Last weekend, the Friends of the Musketawa Trail hosted the Gold Spike Trail Tour. The biennial event covered the entire Musketawa Trail, running from Marne to Muskegon, and connected with the Fred Meijer Pioneer Trail in Grand Rapids to the east.

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Police Dashcam Footage Of High Speed Chase Through Grand Rapids [Video]

This recently released dashcam footage of the April 28 high speed chase of Theodore Little, a suspect in an attempted murder.

The chase picks up on Fulton at Monroe and ends up when Little crashes near the John Ball Park Zoo.

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Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
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Adopt Liam From Crash’s Landing

Some cats are full of energy, jumping and running around, never seeming to rest.

Liam is not one of those cats.

Liam loves to lounge. If you'd like to adopt a cat who likes to relax with you, Liam is the one!

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<> on July 11, 2015 in Loxahatchee, Florida.
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Michigan High School Student Claims He Was Banned From School For Flying a Confederate Flag

Travis Barrette, a student at Mason County Central High School in Scottville, Mich., says that while he has not been suspended or expelled, he has been banned from the campus of the school. Why? He claims it's because he was flying a Confederate flag on his truck.

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Zippy Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Zippy the dog came calling today.

Yes, Zippy visited with Andy Rent as he talked about her on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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Photo Courtesy of the St. Joseph County Sheriff's Department.
Photo Courtesy of the St. Joseph County Sheriff's Department.
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Missing St. Joseph County Woman Found Dead, No Foul Play Suspected

UPDATE (5/31/16 9:50 p.m.): The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department has issued a release stating that they found Kelli Anne Guthrie dead near M-60 and Mahnke Road in Park Township Tuesday. An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday, but police do not suspect foul play was involved.

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$1 Million Mega Millions Ticket Was Purchased in West Michigan

If you purchased a Mega Millions ticket for Friday, May 27th's drawing at a store in Niles, you may have won $1 million.

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California Tightens Policy For Hybird Drivers Access To Carpool Lanes
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New Ride Share App To Debut In Grand Rapids

Tired of Uber surge charges that add to the cost of your ride? So is James Matthews. That's why he's debuting a new ride share app in Grand Rapids called SteadyFare. 

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Bodycam Footage Of GR Police Officer Arresting Suspected Bank Robber [Video]

Earlier this month, Sgt. Tom Warwick of the Grand Rapids Police was walking to the Kent County Courthouse when he walked right into a man walking out of a bank in a hurry. It turns out the guy allegedly had just robbed the bank with a pistol.

Here's the official Police bodycam footage of the arrest being made.

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