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Candlelight Vigil Honoring American's Law Enforcement Heroes
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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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Courtesy Grand Rapids Police Department
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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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Grand Rapids PD Now Has A Kid Patrolling The Street… Well, His Street

After the GRPD shared photos of their new friend Travis and his awesome police car, a man sent Travis' mom a message offering to make his car look a little more official.

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Michigan High School Lacrosse Players Under Investigation for Killing an Animal Before a Game

Players on the Grosse Ile High School boy's lacrosse team are under investigation for killing an animal before a game.

According to Fox 17, a source alleges that the team members killed a guinea pig and painted themselves with its blood in an attempt at "team bonding".

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GRPD Investigating Shooting Outside Fulton Family Fare

Grand Rapids Police are investigating a shooting outside of Family Fare on Fulton Street Tuesday night, Fox 17 reports.

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Grand Rapids Police Putting Officers on Horseback

On Tuesday, the Grand Rapids Police Department announced that they are partnering with the Kent County Sheriff's Department to begin putting officers on mounted patrol.

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