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Community Updates: Friday, May 20

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-20-2022 under NEWS

The Kent County Prosecutor Releases a Statement Updating the Public on the Status of the Patrick Lyoya Case On May 18, about a month and a half after Patrick Lyoya was killed by Christopher Schurr of the Grand Rapids Police Department, Kent County...

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Community Updates: Friday, May 6

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-06-2022 under NEWS

GR City Manager presents the proposed FY2023 Preliminary Fiscal Plan to the City Commission On Tuesday, May 3, City Manager Mark Washington presented the 2023 Preliminary Fiscal Plan to the Grand Rapids City Commission. "The FY2023 Preliminary...

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Community Updates: Friday, April 29

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-29-2022 under NEWS

Michigan State Police passes its investigation into the death of Patrick Lyoya to Kent County Prosecutor Chris Becker In a press release published on April 28, the Michigan State Police announced that they had submitted their investigation into...

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GRPD Names the Officer Responsible for the Death of Patrick Lyoya

by (AlaynnaDressler)

Submitted 04-28-2022 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Police Department confirms the name of the officer who shot and killed Patrick Lyoya Nearly a month after Patrick Lyoya was shot and killed, the GRPD has released the name of the officer responsible. "In the interest of...

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Community Updates: Friday, April 15

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-15-2022 under NEWS

Protestors Gather in Downtown Grand Rapids After Video Footage of Patrick Lyoya's Death is Released to the Public During a press conference on Wednesday, April 13, the Grand Rapids Police Department released footage from the officer-involved...

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A Family in Mourning: The Community's Response to the Death of Patrick Lyoya

by (AlaynnaDressler)

Submitted 04-12-2022 under NEWS

Over the weekend, members of the community rallied behind the family of Patrick Lyoya to demand justice after he was shot and killed by a GRPD officer last Monday. On the morning of April 4, 2022, the Grand Rapids Police Department and the City of...

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Community Updates: Friday, Apr. 8

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-08-2022 under NEWS

Michigan State Police conduct an investigation into a shooting involving a GRPD officer On the morning of April 4th, 2022, the Grand Rapids Police Department announced that one person was dead after an officer-involved shooting. According to a press...

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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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