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Michigan Earthquake Brings Out Our Weird Sense of Humor [Video]

It's not often we get an earthquake in Michigan. But when we do, we tend to laugh about it.

Saturday's 4.2 shaker centered near Galesburg demonstrated our ability to mock our lack of seismic activity.

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West Michigan Earthquake Strikes During Pastor’s Nepal Relief Sermon

Where were you around 12:25p.m. Saturday? Did you feel a weird rumbling/ quaking?

I've heard some interesting tales of what people thought it was-- a car accident, odd thunder on an otherwise gorgeous and sunny day, houseguests wrestling in another room (this comes from my little brother who's 24, for which that would be a totally normal thing).

Turns out, it was an actual earthquake here in West Michigan.

And that moment was caught on tape at a church in Paw Paw, where a pastor was giving a sermon on donating to the Nepal earthquake relief fund.

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West Michigan Experiences Saturday Afternoon Earthquake

Did you feel your house shake early Saturday afternoon? Turns out you're not alone. The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has confirmed that what we felt while sitting and binge-watching Netflix was, in fact. an earthquake. 

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Man Suing Allegan County After Alleged Beating in Jail

A man who used to live in Otsego is suing Allegan County after he says he sustained injuries at the hands of jail staff, including broken bones. Warning: the video contains violence.)

45-year-old Aaron Henderson claims that he was forcibly undressed and beaten. He claims the beating left him with broken bones in his face, according to the lawsuit, which has been filed in federal court.

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Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images
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Kirk Gibson, vows to ‘meet the challenge’ with His Battle with Parkinson’s

 

The Detroit Free Press and WZZM TV has reported that Detroit Tigers legend and former Michigan State 2-sport star Kirk Gibson has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

Gibson, in his f

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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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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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West Michigan Online Job Fair

The West Michigan Online Job Fair is focused on helping connect people in West Michigan with employers in finding employment opportunities that matter.

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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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Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images Entertainment
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Where to Eat in Grand Rapids?

I can't begin to tell you how many times I get asked Do you know a good place to eat in G.R.?”

Well, now I'll know where to send them!

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Don’t Be Afraid Of The Bears [Video]

West Michigan residents have been told to not to be afraid of the black bears roaming their neighborhoods.

It's just that that advice is easier said than done, because when a black bear is staring you down with his stinky breath, it's hard not to be a little bit frightened.

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(Photo: Consumer Product Safety Commission)
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TREK Recalls Nearly 1 Million Bikes

Nearly one million Trek bikes are being recalled in the United States and Canada after an injury that left one rider paralyzed.

Included in the recall are 900,000 bikes in the U.S., and 98,000 sold in Canada, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. A quick-release lever on the bike's front-wheel hub can come into contact with the front disc brake assembly, resulting in either complete wheel separation or the wheel coming to a sudden stop.

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