Grand Rapids

Downtown Grand Rapids
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Construction in a neighborhood in western Michigan has revealed blocks made of wood that were used to build roads in the late 1800s. 

A report says troubles at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans’ Home are largely resolved.

Downtown Grand Rapids
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Michigan State University's College of Engineering is offering a one-credit co-op course to engineering interns in western Michigan. 

Grand Rapids Home for Veterans
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Democratic lawmakers in Lansing say the Attorney General is doing too little, too late.

Downtown Grand Rapids
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Eleven former employees are charged with falsifying records at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans.


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The Democratic Party and activists opposing President Donald Trump are teaming up to host a dozen town halls as congressional Republicans try to replace the federal health care law.

The family of a World War II veteran with dementia who was attacked and died after wandering into another man’s room at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans in 2012 has settled a lawsuit against the state of Michigan.

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Thunderstorms packing winds exceeding 60 mph caused damage across Michigan, knocking out power to tens of thousands of customers.


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Crews in western Michigan are working to remove downed trees and power lines that are blocking some roadways following severe thunderstorms.

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A 19-year-old man has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of a man who was beaten during what authorities call a road rage incident western Michigan.

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Gov. Rick Snyder says federal officials will conduct an assessment with local entities to look at damages and response costs after recent flooding in mid-Michigan.

Authorities say an 8-year-old boy has died after being pulled from a pool in western Michigan.

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Relatives of an inmate who died after hanging himself in a Michigan jail cell have settled a lawsuit that alleged a deputy was watching Monday Night Football on TV instead of monitoring the man.

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Michigan court declines to examine police “photograph and print” policy. 

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Three Grand Rapids police officers remain on paid administrative leave as state police investigate an exchange of gunfire earlier this month that left an 18-year-old probation violator dead.

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