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Police Searching for Suspect Who Tried to Rob a Bank in Kentwood

On Saturday morning, a man attempted to rob the PNC Bank on 44th Street SE and police are now on the hunt for the suspect.

According to WZZM-13, the incident occurred around 9:30 a.m.and the man in question was:
"...wearing a mask that appeared to be made of duct tape, an orange knit

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‘Stop the Violence’ March Happening Saturday in Grand Rapids

A group of area mothers are coming together this weekend to voice their concerns with the latest gun violence in Grand Rapids.

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Grand Rapids Man Dies After Being Hit By Car

A 53-year-old man from Grand Rapids is dead after attempting to cross the street around 12:45 a.m. Sunday.

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Third Shooting in Less Than a Week Kills 17-Year-Old [Video]

The third shooting in less than a week on Grand Rapids' southeast side has taken the life of a 17-year-old.

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Grandwich Top 10

The top 10 finalists have been named in this year's Grandwich competition! According to the website these are the restaurants that people voted for:

  1. Blue Dog Tavern
  2. Bulls Head Tavern
  3. CitySen Lounge in CityFlats Hotel
  4. Grand Rapids Brewing Company
  5. HopCat
  6. Peppinos Sports Grille
  7. Raad's Mediterranean Grill
  8. San Chez
  9. Stella's Lounge
  10. Vault Catering

You can check out pictures and the descriptions of each sandwich here.
All the sandwiches are available this week for you to try! Looks like I have a lot of lunch options this week! Although they all look delicious, I personally want to try

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Man Shot in Head in Kentwood

WZZM is reporting that a man was shot early this morning (Saturday) in the Kentwood area.

The incident happened around 4:30 a.m. near an apartment complex by Forest Creek Court. A man is currently in serious condition after being hit in the leg and in the head. Officers say he was shot by his girlfriend's ex-boyfriend following a dispute.

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Turkey Causes Dangerous Situation On I-96 [Video]

A flying turkey caused some major damage and injured one person Tuesday evening.

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GR News: Naked Intruder Turns Out To Be Daughter’s Boyfriend

It doesn't get any more awkward than this.

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GRPD Investigating Homicide

The Grand Rapids Police Department is investigating a homicide after finding a body in the side yard of a house at the corner of Hall Street and Caulfield Avenue.

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Chicken Coop Owner Agrees To Close Early On Saturdays [Video]

After a shooting left one man dead outside of the Chicken Coop, the owner has agreed to close early on the weekend.

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Grand Rapids Considering Lifting Ban On Skateboards On City Streets

If you're having a hard time getting around bicycles as you drive through Grand Rapids, beware that skaters and skateboarders might soon be sharing the road, too.

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Shaggy the Wandering Dog Has Been Caught [Video]

Remember hearing about Shaggy? Shaggy is the Newfoundland dog that has been wandering around Cascade Township.

After 8 months, he has finally been caught.

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