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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:13:56 GMT
GR man who tried to buy children pleads guilty  -  WOODTV.com
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A Grand Rapids man who police say tried to buy children with the intention of sexually assaulting them has pleaded guilty to the charges against him. David Riggs was scheduled for a status conference Monday and instead ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:39:00 GMT
Doctor who was lawmaker gets probation for insurance fraud  -  Fox17
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) – A Lansing-area doctor who served in the state Legislature has been placed on probation for making false statements to an insurer. It was a significant break Monday for Paul DeWeese, whose clinic, NBO Medical, performed ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:38:06 GMT
GVSU grant to boost nurse training, combat shortage  -  WOODTV.com
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The Grand Valley State University Kirkhof College of Nursing has been awarded a federal grant aimed at improving health care in rural and under-served communities. The federal government is offering the grants to health ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:25:00 GMT
First snow this week for West Michigan ?  -  Fox17
Our RPM computer model shows rain spreading across Lake Michigan and into West Michigan by early to mid-morning Wednesday. Temperatures should be could enough that the rain could be mixed with snow north of Grand Rapids. The most likely location ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:15:31 GMT

Former state lawmaker gets three years' probation for health care fraud  -  WZZM13.com
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. (WZZM) - A former state lawmaker who pleaded guilty to health care fraud “considered himself beyond all reproach as a physician,'' federal prosecutors said in asking that he be sentenced like any other person convicted of "serious ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:09:43 GMT
Federal court lifts Michigan ban on selfies of ballots  -  Detroit Free Press
GRAND RAPIDS — Get ready to say CHEESE. U.S. District Judge Janet Neff ruled on Monday that Michigan's prohibition of ballot selfies was a violation of the First Amendment right to free speech. “The Court agrees with the Plaintiff that the interests ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:59:13 GMT
Zoo, museum millage would fund other cities and villages  -  WZZM13.com
The "other purposes" the Grand Rapids resident is referring to is funding for certain Kent County cities and villages included in the proposal. According to the ballot, if the millage passes it would raise roughly $9.2 million in its first year, $414 ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:41:26 GMT
Police identify victim of fiery fatal crash on I-96  -  Grand Haven Tribune
Andrew “Drew” Passinault, 22, of Grand Rapids was the driver of a 2001 Ford Explorer that went off the interstate's westbound lanes in Polkton Township shortly after 8 a.m. Oct. 19. The SUV struck a tree and burst into flames. Passinault was the only ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:39:12 GMT
Michigan, Michigan State ADs prep for rivalry game  -  WOODTV.com
To get fans ready for the big game, the Grand Rapids Economic Club brought both programs' athletic directors to the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel to talk about the rivalry and the business of college athletics. Michigan State's Mark Hollis joked when he ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:36:06 GMT

Davenport president after shooting: 'It's a safe campus'  -  WOODTV.com
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A day after a shooting on Davenport University's campus southeast of Grand Rapids, the college's president reassured students that the campus is safe. The shooting happened early Sunday morning inside South Hall at ...