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John Agar


Grand Rapids, MI, United States

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Past articles by John:

Heavy, wet snow blankets West Michigan, closes many schools on Friday, March 10

School districts in Allegan, Barry, Kent and Ottawa counties reported numerous school closings on Friday, March 10. → Read More

1 dead, 1 critically wounded in shooting near bar on South Division Avenue

Grand Rapids police found the victim who died after hearing gunshots in the area. → Read More

Kalamazoo firefighters investigate cause of fire at vacant commercial building

The fire was reported around 6 a.m. Wednesday, March 8, a Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety official said. → Read More

Multiple gunshots hit Holland Township apartment

Ottawa County sheriff's deputies said shots were fired in the parking lot of an apartment complex. → Read More

Kentwood police identify victim in hotel shooting

The fatal shooting at a Kentwood hotel remains under investigation, police said. → Read More

Caller leads Holland police to suspect in fatal shooting

The suspect in a fatal shooting at an apartment complex was found hours later in a nearby neighborhood, police said. → Read More

50K in Michigan still without power after separate ice storms

Consumers Energy and DTE Energy have hundreds of crews in the field working to wrap up restoration efforts. → Read More

Police work to identify owner after body of horse dumped

The body of the horse was found in a rural area in Allegan County's Valley Township. → Read More

3 hospitalized in rollover crash on Lake Michigan Drive

A man and woman were pinned in their vehicle after it was struck by a pickup truck and rolled several times on → Read More

Police identify man killed in crash with vehicle that was fleeing police

A driver fleeing police crashed into another vehicle, killing a 53-year-old Muskegon County man. → Read More

Multiple schools close Wednesday, Feb. 22, as winter storm bears down on West Michigan

A winter storm is bringing snow, sleet and freezing rain, prompted many schools to close. → Read More

Vandals spray-paint racial slurs, profanity at Mulligan’s Hollow Imagination Station

Graffiti was also sprayed on street signs and city property, Grand Haven police said. → Read More

Driver dies in U.S. 131 crash found by state police

State police on Monday, Feb. 20, spotted the victim's vehicle after it left U.S. 131 and crashed into a tree. → Read More

Michigan State professor recalls horror of 7 students shot in his classroom

A warning to readers that this story contains graphic descriptions of the mass shooting at MSU. → Read More

Trial set for Ryan Kelley, former gubernatorial candidate, in Jan. 6 attack at U.S. Capitol

Ryan Kelley has pleaded not guilty to federal charges in the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. → Read More

5 Michigan State students remain in critical condition after deadly mass shooting

Three MSU students were killed Monday, Feb. 13, in a campus shooting by Lansing resident, Anthony McRae, 43. → Read More

Police identify gunman in deadly rampage on Michigan State University campus

The gunman took his own life after three MSU students were killed and five others critically injured, police said. → Read More

Shots fired at house in Ottawa County

A vehicle sped away after shots were fired at a Georgetown Township house, Ottawa County sheriff's deputies said. → Read More

Owners rescue goats in overnight barn fire

A few goats were lost in the overnight fire east of Coopersville. → Read More

Pedestrian killed in crash, police search for driver who fled scene

Kentwood police said one of the two vehicles that struck the pedestrian left the scene. → Read More