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West Michigan Experiences Saturday Afternoon Earthquake

Did you feel your house shake early Saturday afternoon? Turns out you're not alone. The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has confirmed that what we felt while sitting and binge-watching Netflix was, in fact. an earthquake. 

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Plane Crashes Near Ravenna

Officials are responding to a report of a plane crash in Muskegon County.

Around 12:25 p.m. Friday, a plane crashed in the on East Sherman Blvd. near Ravenna.

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Man Suing Allegan County After Alleged Beating in Jail

A man who used to live in Otsego is suing Allegan County after he says he sustained injuries at the hands of jail staff, including broken bones. Warning: the video contains violence.)

45-year-old Aaron Henderson claims that he was forcibly undressed and beaten. He claims the beating left him with broken bones in his face, according to the lawsuit, which has been filed in federal court.

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Forest Hills Northern Teammates Rally Behind Teen With Cerebral Palsy [Video]

A track meet in Greenville turned in a true example of good sportsmanship on Tuesday.

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Meet Dusty & Nugget – Wendy’s Pets of the Week

Two cute, 2-month-old puppies, came to visit me today!

Dusty and Nugget visited me this morning and immediately stole my heart.

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Photo Courtesy of the Michigan State Police
Photo Courtesy of the Michigan State Police
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West Michigan Fatal Stabbing Suspect Arrested in Ohio

UPDATE (4/26 12:13 p.m.): Police in Ohio have arrested Monty Menefee.

According to a release, Ohio State Highway Patrol officers arrested Menefee after finding the stolen vehicle he was driving. No other details about his arrest are available at this time.

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Grandville Residents Push for Non Discrimination Ordinance

On Monday night, the City of Grandville held its first city council meeting since the owner of Dieseltec made it to the national spotlight due to his statements about refusing to serve openly gay customers.

Many residents spoke at Monday's meeting, calling for the city to create an ordinance that would ban discrimination.

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Frederik Meijer Gardens Sells Out Nine Concerts in Just Two Hours

The members only pre-sale for Frederik Meijer Garden's Summer Concert Series started at 9 a.m. Saturday, and by 11 a.m. nine of the scheduled shows had already sold out. 

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Jessica Heeringa Case to be Featured by ‘Unsolved Mysteries’

Jessica Heeringa was last seen working at a gas station in Norton Shores nearly two years ago. This weekend, her story will be told on an "Unsolved Mysteries" webisode.

Unsolved.com will air the webisode this weekend. The "Unsolved Mysteries" TV show has aired since 1987 and is now on the Lifetime Channel.

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Courtesy of the Kent County Sheriffs Department
Courtesy of the Kent County Sheriffs Department
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Indiana Man Accused of Driving to West Michigan to Have Sex With 12-Year-Old Girl

A 35-year-old Indiana man has been accused of driving to West Michigan for sex with a 12-year-old girl.

Brian Carrier appeared in court Wednesday for a probable cause hearing on three counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.

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Meet Daisy & Cupcake – Wendy’s Pets of the Week

Two cute, 8-week old kittens, came to visit me today! Best start to a workday ever!

Trudy Ender, from the Humane Society of West Michigan, and Holly from the Bissell Pet Foundation, brought Daisy and Cupcake in to visit.

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Community Tree-Planting Grants Available Through DNR, DTE Energy Foundation Partnership

The DTE Energy Foundation and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources are partnering to fund tree-planting projects across Michigan.

A total of $175,000 is available in matching grants of up to $4,000 each, will be awarded on a competitive basis.

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