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Teen shot in leg in Grand Rapids


GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) -- Police have set up a perimeter in a southeast side neighborhood after a teenager was shot late Thursday afternoon.

Officers were called to a home in the 1700 block of Union Avenue SE on a report of a teenager shot in the leg. Police said his injuries were non life-threatening.

Police are looking for shooter, described as a black male in his late teens, wearing a green jacket and jeans.

WZZM 13 has a crew on the scene and will have more information as details are available.


Celebrating Earth Week at the Grand Rapids Public Library

Celebrating Earth Week at the Grand Rapids Public Library


The Grand Rapids Public Library will hold a series of events celebrating Earth Week during the week of April 19-26, 2014. The events center around being a good steward of the earth, using locally produced goods, reuse of old items and more. All events are free and open to the public.

The week-long series kicks off with a Nature Photography Walk led by local photographer Dianne Carroll Burdick. Photographers of all skill levels are invited to learn photography techniques while walking the Fred Meijer Trail at Millennium Park on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 2:00 pm.

2 men try to rob Chicken Coop restaurant


GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) -- Police are searching for two men who tried to hold up a Grand Rapids restaurant.

It happened just before 12 a.m. Tuesday at the Chicken Coop, at the corner of Hall and South Division.

Police say two men went into the building. One had a gun and wore a bandana over his face.

The clerk ran out of the business when the men tried to rob her. She was not injured.

The suspects ran away from the scene.


Generation Care expands into Grand Rapids


Grand Rapids (WZZM) - A new center in West Michigan is taking a different approach to rehab and medical fitness.

Generation Care, which already has offices along the lakeshore, has recently expanded into Grand Rapids. The center's mission is to use everything possible to restore a patient's physical condition.

One program to help them do that is called Inspire 180. Jeraca Gouveia and Leonard Van Gelder with Generation Care talk more about how the program works.

Click on the video link to watch the segment. Click here to learn more about Generation Care. To learn more about the Inspire 180 program, click here.


The benefits of magnesium for your body


Grand Rapids (WZZM) - It's a mineral that's abundant in your body, though you might not know much about what it is or what it does. We're talking about Magnesium.

Not having enough of it can give you a headache, literally. Brandi Grimmer is a nutritional consultant at Keystone Pharmacy in Grand Rapids. She talks about why Magnesium is so important in your body and shows you a simple test you can take to determine if your body is deficient.

Click on the video link to watch the segment. Click here to learn more about magnesium's impact on the body. Click here to learn more about Keystone Pharmacy.


G.R. elementary student suspended for accessing porn


GRAND RAPIDS (Gannett Michigan) — A student at Dickinson Elementary served a one-day suspension for accessing pornography inside the school computer lab.

Grand Rapids Public Schools officials say the teacher noticed it immediately and shut down the computer. The school alerted the company that handles its Internet security and is in the process of updating web filters.

The administration is asking parents to talk to children about potential dangers on the Internet.


2014 Lenten Fish Fry Listings

2014 Lenten Fish Fry Listings


(WZZM) - Find your 2014 Lenten Fish Fry here! If you have any questions or need some clarifications, be sure to call the locations ahead of time.



Click here to add your organization's Fish Fry. We'll update the list periodically.