GRAND RAPIDS, MI (WOOD-TV) - Our next Connecting with Community Awards finalist is Silent Observer. They have been a consistent connection for the community to voice tips about crimes anonymously. Besides for relaying tips for law enforcement all over West Michigan, Silent Observer has created a new program for students called Fast 50. Now high school and middle school students can give anonymous tips about weapons, drugs, or potential problems at their school.
A few flurries occurred Thursday night. Lows held in the teens and the wind relaxed to the 5 to 10 mph range, with 20s at the Lake Michigan.
On Thursday, the medical examiner's office said CMU student Kelly Markatos died as a result of the eating disorder bulimia.
A memorial marker was unveiled for three young siblings who died in an apartment fire 10 months ago.