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Woman Dies After Falling From Downtown GR Parking Structure

Our station is downtown across from the GRAM in Grand Rapids, and when I arrived at the office on Saturday evening just after 5pm, I was met with GRPD, the fire department and an ambulance outside of the Louis-Campau parking garage...

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Two Bodies Found in Separate Grand Rapids Locations [VIDEO]

Grand Rapids Police are investigating after two dead bodies were found in two different locations on Wednesday. 

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Woman’s Death Near Downtown Grand Rapids Ruled Suicide

Around 9:30a.m. Saturday, March 18, police were called to the intersection of Lafayette Avenue and Michigan Street NE near a Spectrum Health parking ramp.

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Sparta Police Warn Meth Users of Massive Local Scam and Offer Their Help

Today, the Sparta Police Department (sadly, it's Sparta, Wisc. and not Sparta, Mich.) posted an incredibly helpful post about a massive scam in our area. Apparently, there's been some enterprising drug dealers who have been scamming meth users with crushed rock salt instead of actual meth. Sparta Police want to help, and are offering their services to test and verify your purchase to ensure you haven't been ripped off.

That's super nice of them!

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Six Michigan Police Officers Killed in 2016 Honored for Service

Six police officers who lost their lives in Michigan last year are among those being honored today as a part of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.

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Traverse City Police Officer Suspended After Driving With Confederate Flag

A Traverse City Police Officer has been suspended with pay after displaying a Confederate Flag on his pickup truck while off-duty.  Officer Michael Peters was seen and photographed by protesters attending an anti-Trump rally on Friday...

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1 Killed, 8 Hurt in Shooting During Party at Strip Mall on 28th Street [VIDEO]

An early morning shooting on 28th Street in Grand Rapids has left one person dead and eight others injured.

WZZM-13 reports that the incident happened at a large party inside the Clearance Outlet store on 28th Street near Kalamazoo Avenue.

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Grand Rapids Police Cruiser Stolen Tuesday Night

While responding to an assault incident, a police cruiser from the Grand Rapids Police Department was stolen Tuesday night, 10/4.

WOOD-TV reports that police are now looking for the suspect...

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Police Release Sketch of a Man Wanted For Rape in Grand Rapids

GRPD are asking for help finding a man wanted for rape in Grand Rapids. They have issued a sketch of the suspect.

The incident happened near Denny's on Plainfield Avenue on July 7 between 1:00 and 2:00a.m., Fox 17 reports. 

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Detroit Man Arrested for Threatening Social Media Post About Police [Video]

A Detroit man has been arrested after a threatening post he made about police to Facebook, Fox 2 Detroit reports.

The man posted to Facebook calling the person responsible for the Dallas shootings, which resulted in the deaths of five police officers, a "hero".

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Grandmother Charged with Leaving Child in Hot Car at Alpine Walmart

Stanton grandmother, 71-year-old Karol Fitzgerald, who's accused of leaving her granddaughter in a hot car while she shopped at the Alpine Walmart, has been arraigned, WZZM-13 reports. 

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Man Shot Himself at Spectrum Butterworth Hospital Downtown Grand Rapids

UPDATE: Police say the 26-year-old man who shot himself outside of Spectrum Butterworth Hospital has died. The man left a suicide note indicating he had a "parting gift" for police. Police are investigating  a suspicious package near the scene.

A man has shot himself outside the emergency room at Spectrum Butterworth Hospital downtown Grand Rapids, Fox 17 reports.

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