Downtown Grand Rapids has been evolving for more than the past 50 years. But most currently, let's say the past 26-years since the VanAndel Arena was built, that's when Downtown Grand Rapids really amped it up!
"There's a monkey in an abandoned house." That was the call that came across a Kent County police scanner. If you're interested in listening to nefarious activity on a police scanner, this one would have gotten your attention.
The City of Grand Rapids announced Tuesday that current Grand Rapids Police Chief Eric Payne is planning to retire in early 2022. Payne publicly announced his plans after informing City Manager Mark Washington.