Community updates: Saturday, August 1

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-01-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Police Department addresses city’s recent gun violence Grand Rapids Police Department's (GRPD) Chief Eric Payne addressed Grand Rapids' rise in gun violence and homicides this year on Friday, affirming that the department...

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Rodrick Dantzler—Processing what happened as a community

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 07-08-2011 under OPINION

From The Rapidian staff*: The day after, it's natural to melt into ourselves. Yesterday's events were surreal, and I'd wager that no one's thinking of going out tonight, pushing through crushes of revelers for a typical Friday evening. But how many...

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Multiple homicides and car chase throughout city - Where are you?

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 07-07-2011 under NEWS

UPDATE (11:47 p.m.): At approximately 11:30 p.m., Rodrick Dantzler shot himself, bringing the standoff to an end. Both hostages have been freed and are safe. To all Rapidians who contributed or mulled over your fellow Rapidians' contributions,...

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