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Police release surveillance images of Grand Rapids bank robbery suspect

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Authorities are searching for the man who they say robbed a Grand Rapids bank Monday. The robbery happened around 12 p.m. at the Macatawa Bank, 2440 Burton St. SE. Police say the suspect entered the bank and gave a note to the teller. The suspect is described as a white man in

FOX17 - 2018-01-16 19:49:12

19-year-old shot overnight in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, MI-- Police are investigating an overnight shooting in Grand Rapids, which sent a 19-year-old man to a hospital with a gunshot wound. Officers were dispatched around 8:40 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14, to a report of a shooting in the 1500 block of Beckwith View Avenue NE in Grand Rapids. On s

MLIVE.COM - 2018-01-15 16:57:47

Second bank robbed within four days in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - The Macatawa Bank at 2440 Burton St. was robbed on Tuesday, Jan. 16 around 12 p.m. The suspect entered the bank and gave a note to the teller. He left the bank in what is believed to be a burgundy sedan, but the car has not been confirmed yet. The suspect is described as a wh

WZZM 13 - 2018-01-16 20:30:38

Morning Buzz: 5 things to know for Jan. 16

1. Beer City and the beaches will soon be connected in a very scenic way. The Ottawa County Park Foundation wants to build 27 miles of new trails, and connect the lakeshore to the Greater Grand Rapids area. The trails would stretch from Millenium Park in Kent County, to the public beaches in Grand H

FOX17 - 2018-01-16 15:35:36

Studio Barre opens 1st Michigan location in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Studio Barre has opened its first Michigan studio in Grand Rapids. Studio Barre Grand Rapids, at 1888 Breton Road SE, offers workout classes that build core strength and improve posture to resemble a dancer's physique. Franchise owner Anna Chapman said she started taking barre c

MLIVE.COM - 2018-01-16 13:01:03

Michigan overpass could be closed for weeks after crash

BYRON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - A highway overpass in western Michigan that was damaged in a crash involving two tractor-trailers is expected to be closed for at least several weeks. Michigan State Police say the semi-trucks were carrying an oversized shipping container Friday night when they struck th

HERALD-PALLADIUM - 2018-01-16 17:17:21

Shooting in Grand Rapids leaves one injured, suspect still at large

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - Around 8:40 p.m. one person was shot and injured at the 1500 block of Beckwith Avenue NE in Grand Rapids. The victim's injuries were non-life threatening. According to GRPD, the suspect is still at large. Police are still on the scene. Make it easy to keep up to date with mo


Police respond to bank robbery on Burton Street

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Police are investigating a bank robbery at Macatawa Bank. Sgt Catherine Williams, with the Grand Rapids Police Department, tells FOX 17 it happened at Macatawa 2440 Burton Street SE in Grand Rapids around 12:00 p.m. Tuesday. They are currently working to find a suspect. FOX 17

FOX17 - 2018-01-16 17:24:30

Looking for contraband, Stillwater prison unit was in lockdown for a week

STILLWATER, Minn. -- A weeklong lockdown in a unit of the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Stillwater ended Saturday. The B-West unit of the prison was placed on routine lockdown on Jan. 6 to allow guards to search for contraband, said Sarah Fitzgerald, a spokeswoman for the Minnesota Department of C

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 21:51:35

Sheriff: Rescuers were 'trying everything' to save boy in New Richmond-area house fire

A 4-year-old boy died in a town of Richmond house fire Monday after frantic rescue efforts were stymied by the intensity of the flames. St. Croix County Sheriff Scott Knudson said the boy's identity was being withheld Tuesday afternoon pending notification efforts, but said he was one of at least si

NEW RICHMOND NEWS - 2018-01-16 19:21:22

Lockdown lifted at Stillwater prison

A weeklong lockdown in a unit of the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Stillwater ended Saturday. The B-West unit of the prison was placed on routine lockdown on Jan. 6 to allow guards to search for contraband, said Sarah Fitzgerald, a spokeswoman for the Minnesota Department of Corrections. Fitzgeral

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-01-16 17:59:39

Minneapolis Public Schools proposes changes to school start, end times

Minneapolis Public Schools is proposing changing starting and ending times at 20 schools for 2018-19, a move that would save up to $2 million in transportation costs. The proposal would create more balance between the number of schools that start earlier in the morning, from approximately 7:30 a.m.

JOURNALMPLS.COM - 2018-01-16 14:08:08

State death report: Neglect led to Roseville nursing home resident's suffocation

Nursing home operators in Roseville are being blamed for the death of a resident whose head became trapped between the mattress and the bed's grab bar. Langton Place "had no policy, procedure or system to ensure the proper sizing of mattresses, the fit of the grab bars [or the proper] space between

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 15:16:00

Wisconsin Democrat Wins 10th State Senate Seat

In the first race pitting a Democrat against a Republican in Wisconsin since Donald Trump won the Presidency, a Democrat came out on top. Democrats in Wisconsin scored a key victory as Democrat Patty Schachtner defeated Republican state Rep. Adam Jarchow in a special election for Wisconsin's 10th S

PATCH - 2018-01-17 04:08:19

Women's March 2018: Find An Event In Minnesota

SAINT PAUL, MN - The founders of a movement that last year brought a throng of women to the streets of Washington, D.C., and around the country, are planning a repeat demonstration this year, with the main event taking place Jan. 21 in Las Vegas. The 2018 Women's March is framed around a "national v

PATCH - 2018-01-16 22:39:38

Lakeville principal, wife are focus of Apple Valley police investigation into unauthorized computer access

Apple Valley police said Tuesday they are investigating unauthorized computer access that originated at the home Chris Endicott, a principal at Century Middle School in Lakeville who was put on paid leave Friday. Endicott and his wife, Andrea, who live in Apple Valley, are both under investigation,

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-01-17 00:59:39

Fairmont man killed in helicopter crash

WOOD COUNTY, Ohio - A Fairmont man was killed in a helicopter crash in Ohio Monday. Jeffery Fluharty, 62, of Fairmont, was pronounced dead on scene after the crash in Wood County, Ohio, according to the Wood County Sheriff's Office. The helicopter, which was contracted by Toledo Edison to inspect po

WBOY - 2018-01-16 21:53:53

25 crashes reported in Morgantown during a short period of time Tuesday

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Both MECCA 911 officials and Morgantown's Chief of Police are requesting all motorists stay off the roads to allow emergency crews to reach accidents and to allow state and local crews to treat the roads. Snow and ice has gridlocked traffic throughout much of the Morgantown area.

METRO NEWS - 2018-01-17 01:45:00

Man, 37, charged in August beating death of 54-year-old Fairmont resident

CLARKSBURG - A 37-year-old has been indicted on a murder charge in Taylor County, accused in an alleged beating death last summer. Bobby Lee White was indicted under seal Jan. 8 by Taylor County grand jurors, according to Taylor Prosecutor John Bord. Bord presented the case first to grand jurors ins

WVNEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 17:45:00

Area salt supplies holding steady

Persistent snowfalls and temperatures that frequently hover in the single digits have been a shock to many in the Pittsburgh region after several winters marked by light snow and mild temperatures. Road crews have been out on a daily basis putting down salt and ice-melting chemicals and plowing. But

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2018-01-17 03:00:00