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14-Year-Old Abigail Kopf Remains in Critical Condition, Was Never Declared Brain Dead

Today, Bronson Children’s Hospital announced that 14-year-old Kalamazoo shooting victim Abigail Kopf remains in critical condition. They also clarified that Kopf was never declared brain dead.

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Power Outages Already Popping Up in West Michigan

The winter storm that is expected to bring several inches of wet, heavy snow to West Michigan throughout the day Wednesday and into Thursday has barely begun, and power outages are already popping up.

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Female Student Grabbed by Unknown Man on Ferris State’s Campus

A female Ferris State University student was walking on campus Tuesday night when she was grabbed by an unknown man. The suspect is described as a white male in his early 20s. He was wearing a black hoodie and black sweatpants. He is approximately 6-foot to 6-foot-2-inches tall.

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Are Millennials Undermining Michigan’s Cereal industry With Their Laziness?

I don't know about you, but breakfast cereal was the mainstay of my diet when I was growing up, and continued into I had kids of my own. In fact, I still eat a lot of cereal. It's just a Michigan thing to do, what with Kellogg's just down the road.

But the prestigious New York Times is reporting young adults don't eat cereal that much any more, and what's really sad is the reason why.

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Kalamazoo Shooting Spree’s First Victim Identified, Family Speaks Out

The first victim of Saturday night's shooting spree has been identified. 25-year-old Tiana Carruthers is the woman who was shot several times outside of the Meadows Townhomes.

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Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss Writes Letter to Kalamazoo

In a letter to Kalamazoo Mayor Bobby Hopewell, Bliss wrote: 'We are terribly saddened by the events of this past weekend. We also express our sincere sympathy and offer prayers and peace during your period of grief and mourning.'

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Weird Al to Bring His ‘Mandatory Fun’ Tour to Grand Rapids August 26

Weird Al Yankovic is bringing The Mandatory Fun World Tour to Grand Rapids at DeVos Performance Hall on Friday, August 26. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 26 at 10 a.m.

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Vigils Planned to Honor Kalamazoo Shooting Victims Tuesday Night

West Michigan is continuing to come together to remember the victims of the Kalamazoo shootings Saturday night. Two vigil events are planned for Tuesday night to honor the victims and their families and to pray for an end to violence.

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Ottawa County Released Top Dog Names of 2015

Move over Spot and Rover! There's a new top dog name in Ottawa County.

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Gilda’s Glub Grand Rapids Offers Advice on How to Cope with Kalamazoo Tragedy [Video]

It's really hard to know where to even begin to start healing after such an event as the shootings in Kalamazoo. An entire community is grieving, and I cannot even imagine what it would be like to lose loved ones so suddenly, and to such senseless acts of violence.

The community has come together at vigil events, which is wonderful thing. Gilda's Club Grand Rapids, which offers free grief support for those dealing with the loss of a loved one, talked with Fox 17 about more ways to process the pain and cope with what happened.

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14-Year-Old Kalamazoo Shooting Victim is Still Fighting ‘For Her Life’

The parents of the youngest victim of Saturday's Kalamazoo shooting spree spoke to reporters Monday. The young victim has been identified as Abigail Kopf...

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Frankie The Weather Guy Warns Of Impending Snow For Michigan [Video]

Frankie MacDonald of Nova Scotia has been forecasting the weather on You Tube years, and he gets particularly worked up when a storm like Wednesday's is lining up.

I love Frankie. He's the best weather guy in the world!

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