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GRPD finds suspects in Airsoft shooting incidents


GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) - Grand Rapids Police say warrants have been issued for two men in recent Airsoft shooting incidents.

Ryan Lee Kooima, 20 and Taylor Alexander Ingram, 19, will be charged with three counts of Assault and Battery. Seven shooting incidents happened September 7 and 8 in Grand Rapids and two in East Grand Rapids. There were no serious injuries.

Police say that Kooima and Ingram were supposed to turn themselves in to police earlier, but had yet to do so as of Wednesday afternoon. Thursday morning, they did turn themselves in.

Grand Rapids Police thanks the public for helping identifying the suspects.


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2014 MidWest Ferret Fellowship Faire on September 20

2014 MidWest Ferret Fellowship Faire on September 20

The Midwest Ferret Fellowship invites the public the chance to see the judging of a variety of Ferrets at their best. 

This Faire takes place on Saturday, September 20 at 9:30am at a new venue, Whiskers University located at 2855 29th Street, Suite D in Grand Rapids, Michigan 49512.

This Faire is sanctioned by the American Ferret Association and proceeds will benefit the West Michigan Ferret Connection.

Admission is $5.00 for adults, $2.00 for children 7-15 yrs. Free for children under 7 with paid adult.

For details, visit www.midwestferretfellowship.org.

My Town EGR: Croswell Avenue town home proposal goes to city commission

My Town EGR: Croswell Avenue town home proposal goes to city commission

EAST GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—  The city commission will take up plans to add two more town homes to Croswell Avenue SE Sept. 15.

Kevin Brant wants to demolish the existing homes at 715 Croswell and 721 Croswell and build two two-story town homes, each with two units.  The two-phase project would include a basement and roof top access, as well as an attached garage for each building.

The planning commission approved the final site plan during its meeting Aug. 12. The city commission begins at 6 p.m. on Monday.

In April, Mosaic Properties began clearing a portion of Croswell Avenue to make space for a new residential development, which included 10 town homes, a standalone home for a family and retail space.

 

Lowell rallies past East Grand Rapids


EAST GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WZZM) -- In a matchup of longtime rivals, Lowell rallied late to defeat East Grand Rapids 30-25.

The Red Arrows, who led 16-0 in the first half, trailed in the final minutes before Max Dean scored on a 3-yard run and added the two-point conversion,


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WMU-Cooley Professor & Retired Brigadier Gen. McDaniel Participates in W. Mich. Day of Remembrance

WMU-Cooley Professor & Retired Brigadier Gen. McDaniel Participates in W. Mich. Day of Remembrance

 

WMU-COOLEY LAW SCHOOL PROFESSOR AND RETIRED BRIGADIER GENERAL MICHAEL C.H. McDANIEL

PARTICIPATES IN WEST MICHIGAN DAY OF REMEMBRANCE

 

 

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – To honor all those who sacrificed their lives during the terrorist events of September 11, 2001, the Gerald R. Ford Council of the Boy Scouts of America and the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation and Museum hosted the 13th annual Day of Remembrance and Scout Salute from sunrise to sunset on September 11, 2014. WMU-Cooley Law School Professor and retired Brigadier General Michael C.H.

Poet Gregory Orr To Speak at Aquinas' Contemporary Writers Series

Poet Gregory Orr To Speak at Aquinas' Contemporary Writers Series

On September 17, the Aquinas College Contemporary Writers Series presents poet and award-winning writer Gregory Orr. A master of short, lyric free verse, Orr is the author of eleven collections of poetry. His most recent volumes include: The River Inside the River, How Beautiful the Beloved, and Concerning the Book that is the Body of the Beloved. His memoir, The Blessing, was chosen by Publisher’s Weekly as one of the fifty best non-fiction books of 2002.

Schools with Unique and Flexible Learning Models Host Information Sessions

The new school year has arrived and some families may still be undecided on the best education option for their child.