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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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Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media
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GR Walks App Lets You Explore Historic Grand Rapids [Video]

If you've ever wondered about the history of Grand Rapids, a new audio tour app can help you learn more about our city.

GR Walks first launched in 2013 with audio tours of Heritage Hill, Eastown, and East Hills and now the tour of Grand Rapids' historical riverwalk is available for download.

The guided walking tour includes 15 stops and lasts about 90 minutes.

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Larry Basacca/Mike Coppola/Michael Kovac/Noel Vasquez/Getty Images
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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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WZZM-13
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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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Frazer Harrison/ Getty Images
Frazer Harrison/ Getty Images
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Halestorm to Rock Grand Rapids at the Orbit Room July 2! [Video]

Another huge show is set to rock Grand Rapids!

Halestorm just announced they are playing the Orbit Room July 2!

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Jim Rogash/ Getty Images
Jim Rogash/ Getty Images
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Grand Rapids Man, Dathan Ritzenhein, Places 7th in Boston Marathon

Grand Rapids native and Rockford High School graduate, Dathan Ritzenhein had a strong showing in the 119th Boston Marathon, finishing in seventh place Monday afternoon, WZZM-13 reported.

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Erik Reis/ ThinkStock
Erik Reis/ ThinkStock
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Michigan Seemingly Surrounded by Dog Flu Outbreak [Video]

A canine influenza outbreak has sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the states surrounding Michigan.

Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio, and Indiana have all seen cases of the virus, some of them deadly.

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John Roman/ ThinkStock
John Roman/ ThinkStock
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Police Investigating Homicide After Body Found in Grand Rapids’ Yard Early Saturday

Around 3:45 a.m. Saturday, Grand Rapids Police received a call that brought them to a home at the corner of Caufield Ave. SW and Hall St. SW.

According to Fox 17, a body was found in the side yard of the residence.

The man was pronounced dead on scene. Police are investigating what they are now calling a homicide.

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Andy Sudgen/ WZZM-13
Andy Sudgen/ WZZM-13
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Final Walls of Grand Rapids Press Building Downtown Coming Down Friday [Video]

I've driven by the old Grand Rapids Press building on the corner of Michigan St. and Monroe Ave. on my way to work every day for years.

While I knew there were plans to demolish it, today I was shocked to see it nearly completely gone! 

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Fox Searchlight
Fox Searchlight
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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Monkey Kingdom,’ ‘True Story’ and ‘Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2’ [Video]

Some new movies to consider if you're heading to the theater this weekend. We have all the trailers and Grand Rapids showtimes to get you started.

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Courtesy of the City of Muskegon
Courtesy of the City of Muskegon
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Muskegon Police Officers Caught on Video Playing Football With Kids

Here is video of something positive that is seeing a lot of shares on social media among people in Muskegon.

Thursday night, the City of Muskegon’s Facebook page shared a recording from a cell phone posted by local woman that shows officers taking time out of their work day to play some football with some kids in a Muskegon neighborhood.

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Townsquare Media
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Vander Mill Cider Expands to Grand Rapids [Video]

Grand Rapids, already Beer City USA and Best Beer Town in the U.S., is expanding it's alcoholic craft beverage scene by welcoming Vander Mill Cider.

Vander Mill, LLC, a hard cider maker based in Spring Lake is coming to GR's Northeast side. 

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