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Kalamazoo Officers Mow Lawn for Man in Wheelchair

Two Kalamazoo Public Safety officers helping a man in wheelchair with yardwork caught the attention of neighbors and now is being shared on social media.

Wood TV-8 reports that when Kalamazoo Public Safety officer Joe Huston noticed a man attempting to mow his lawn in a wheelchair, he stepped right in and took over.

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Petition Started to Bring Back CBS Show ‘Battle Creek’ [Video]

I'll admit I never watched the show Battle Creek...  But, my DVR is full of recorded episodes, I just haven't gotten around to watching them. Television junkie problems, man.

I was excited when I first heard about a cop show being made about the West Michigan city. And Josh Duhamel. I was also excited about Josh Duhamel.

I planned to spend a glorious day binge-watching Battle Creek if I ever got time. Now it seems like my binge-watch will be rather short, because it's been cancelled after just one season.

There are some people who aren't to happy about that and have started a petition to get the show back on the air.

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Drunk Camper Calls 911 to Brag About His Muscles, Hit on Dispatcher

When you're out in the woods camping, you have to make your own entertainment-- You know, tell stories around the fire, make s'mores, read a book-- whatever.

This guy though, he decided to drink a bunch of beers and then call 911 to talk about how huge his muscles are and try to get a date with the dispatcher.

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Drunk Dude With a Real Pair on Him Sets up Fake DUI Checkpoint

Now, that's some balls.

First, let's discuss how this dude from Pennsylvania, Logan Shaulis, is 19 years old. So not only was he drinking underage, he really decided to just say "F it" and set up his own DUI check point.

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Fight Over Waffle Maker Gets 30 People Kicked out of Michigan Hotel

Listen, who doesn't love waffles at a complimentary breakfast? You get to pour in the batter yourself, turn that iron over, then boom, in a matter of minutes, your own delicious waffle.

While I understand how awesome waffles are, I'm not exactly sure how 30 people managed to get kicked out of a hotel in Ludington Mich., over a waffle maker.

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Putt-Putt’s Bar on Grand Rapids’ West Side Under Investigation for Alleged Illegal Gambling

Putt-Putt's, a popular bar on Grand Rapids' West Side is being investigated for alleged illegal gambling.

WZZM-13 reports that on May 19th police executed a search warrant at the bar on West Fulton Street.

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Grand Rapids Police Warn of Jury Duty Phone Scam

If you get a call about jury duty that seems off, it probably is.

Authorities are warning West Michigan residents about a jury duty phone scam, WZZM-13 reports. 

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Reported Naked Intruder in Grand Rapids Home Turns out to be Daughter’s Boyfriend

"Sir, what's your emergency?"

"There's some naked dude in my house."

I'd have loved to witness that exchange between a Grand Rapids dad and police officers-- And see the reactions when everyone learns that the nude "intruder" was actually the boyfriend of the homeowner's daughter.

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Grand Rapids’ Motorcyclist vs Cyclist Confrontation Caught on Camera [Video]

Grand Rapids has taken a lot of steps in past years to become a more bicycle-friendly city. A group of bike riders in Eastown on Wednesday, reportedly did not feel that love coming from a motorcyclist, who they claim became angry and caused a collision.

The altercation between the motorcyclist and the bicyclists was caught on camera and posted to Reddit and YouTube.

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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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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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Ohio Police Officer Makes Woman Sit in Hot Car After Finding Her Dog Locked Inside it at Wal-mart

Even though the snowflakes are flying here in West Michigan despite it being April, and that's stupid, warmer weather is on the way.

This story is a good reminder that when the temperature climbs, do not leave your animals locked in the car.

A police officer in Ohio ordered a woman to sit in her hot Nissan Sentra after leaving her dog locked in the car.

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