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Former Tenant Confesses to 2007 Slaying of Grand Rapids’ Janna Kelly [Video]

A woman who rented a house from Janna Kelly has admitted to killing her in December 2007 and leaving her body in an Ottawa County field.

WZZM-13 reports Robin Lynn Root, 52, was arrested Monday, April 27, in Kent County and Tuesday was formally charged with murder.

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Grand Rapids Stays in the Running as Possible Stop on Five Finger Death Punch + Papa Roach Fall Tour– Cast Your Vote!

We're getting closer to bringing Papa Roach, Five Finger Death Punch, In This Moment and From Ashes to New to GR!

Recently the bands announced an upcoming fall tour-- with all the stops determined by fans! Each week, the top voted cities move on the next round.

Grand Rapids has made it to Round Two!

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Microbrewery May be Moving into Former Furniture Store in Grand Rapids’ Creston Business District

A former furniture showroom in Grand Rapids' Creston Business District may be getting new life as a  two-story microbrewery.

According to MLive Media Group/ The Grand Rapids Press, Scott Schultz and Vincent Lambert are seeking to open a brewery, restaurant, and live entertainment venue at the old DeKorne Furniture storefront at 1504 Plainfield Ave. NE.

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Body Found Outside Plainfield Ave. Home

A body was found Wednesday morning on Grand Rapids' northeast side.

WZZM-13 reports police at are the scene near a residence by Plainfield Avenue and Hanover Street.

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Michigan’s Silver Lake Makes List of Top U.S. Beach Towns

Beach season is almost upon us! Thank. Goodness.

We've got so many beautiful beaches in Michigan, I'm actually kind of surprised only one made Huffington Post's lists of America's Best Beach Towns. I mean, if it were up to me, all eight of the destinations on the list would be in Michigan...

But, growing up along the shore of Lake Michigan, maybe I'm just a little biased.

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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
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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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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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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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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
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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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