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300 strangers attend girl's party after mom's plea

300 strangers attend girl's party after mom's pleaWhen you're a kid, every year you look forward to celebrating a birthday. On Tuesday, Mackenzie Moretter turned 10. But days before the planned birthday party, all of the invited guests turned down her invitation.
  • Nation Now
  • 9 hours, 23 minutes ago
Recipes

Taste of my town: Penelope's Creperie

Taste of my town: Penelope's CreperieTaste of my town: Penelope's Creperie
  • Recipes
  • 23 hours, 8 minutes ago
Crime

G.R. Police investigate shooting death on city's South side

G.R. Police investigate shooting death on city's South sideGrand Rapids police are investigating the shooting death of a man found between houses on the city's South side
  • Crime
  • 17 hours, 33 minutes ago
News

Man found stabbed on Grand Rapids' southeast side

Man found stabbed on Grand Rapids' southeast sideMan found stabbed on Grand Rapids' southeast side
  • News
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Muskegon

Suspect arrested in fatal Musk. Hts. shooting

Suspect arrested in fatal Musk. Hts. shootingOne person is dead from a gunshot wound in Muskegon Heights. A suspect has been arrested.
  • Muskegon
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
News

Griffins playoff tickets go on sale

Griffins playoff tickets go on saleGrand Rapids Griffins tickets on sale for playoffs.
  • News
  • 22 hours, 40 minutes ago
Michigan

Mushroom hunters sign up for new Michigan certification

Mushroom hunters sign up for new Michigan certificationThe program is meant to make sure that people who buy wild mushrooms aren't mistakenly poisoned.
  • Michigan
  • 1 day ago
News

DisArt Festival fashion show highlights functionality

DisArt Festival fashion show highlights functionalityThis isn't Paris. It's Grand Rapids. And this isn't high fashion; it's functional fashion.
  • News
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Local

Homeschool parents concerned about proposed rules

Homeschool parents concerned about proposed rulesThey worry such regulations could lead to other mandates.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Wyoming

Driver has medical issue, crashes into Wyoming Family Dollar

Driver has medical issue, crashes into Wyoming Family DollarThe crash happened around 7:30 p.m. at the Family Dollar on Burlingame Ave. SW, just south of 28th St.
  • Wyoming
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Nation

Police body camera captures deadly shooting

Police body camera captures deadly shootingSt. Louis County police have released body camera video showing the shooting of an armed man. Police say 23-year-old Thaddeus McCarroll lunged at them, forcing them to shoot. McCarroll died at the scene.
  • Nation
  • 16 hours, 7 minutes ago
Muskegon

Admitted molester harshly sentenced for separate crimes

Admitted molester harshly sentenced for separate crimesGrown men who say they were abused by a former church volunteer decades ago hoped to publicly confront the man during his sentencing Friday.
  • Muskegon
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Muskegon

Chief, mom exchange thank you's over viral video

Chief, mom exchange thank you's over viral videoTwo Muskegon police officers went above the call of duty this week and video is capturing the hearts of thousands of people.
  • Muskegon
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Grand-haven

Museum to show ticket from play where Lincoln was shot

Museum to show ticket from play where Lincoln was shotThe Tri-Cities Historical Museum says the ticket belonged to a Civil War surgeon.
  • Grand-haven
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Sports

Last two times Tigers started 9-1? They won World Series

Last two times Tigers started 9-1? They won World SeriesThe Detroit Tigers are off to a historic start this season, and it's all because of Jose Iglesias' bat.
  • Sports
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Experts explain how nondiscrimination ordinances work

Experts explain how nondiscrimination ordinances workThirty-seven Michigan communities have ordinances protecting the LGBT community from discrimination.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
News

Only 3 wolves left on Michigan's Isle Royale

Only 3 wolves left on Michigan's Isle RoyaleThe discovery was made during Michigan Tech's annual winter survey of the nearly undisturbed, 206-square-mile island.
  • News
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Wyoming

Second person arrested in Wyoming gas station shooting

Second person arrested in Wyoming gas station shootingOfficers responded to the Family Fare gas station at 28th & Burlingame following reports of two men shooting at each other.
  • Wyoming
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Tigers

Tigers beat White Sox with walk-off hit

Tigers beat White Sox with walk-off hitThe crowd of 33,084 who came out Comerica Park this afternoon were treated to a great pitching duel
  • Tigers
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Grand-rapids-central

Final walls of G.R. Press building come down

Final walls of G.R. Press building come downThe final walls of the former Grand Rapids Press building were demolished Friday.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Wyoming

Prop. 1 discussed in Wyoming Friday

Prop. 1 discussed in Wyoming FridayThe nonpartisan Citizens Research Council made the presentation, along with state Senator Peter MacGregor, who supports Prop. 1.
  • Wyoming
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Rockford

'Prevent the Pit' signs posted in Rockford

'Prevent the Pit' signs posted in RockfordThe group says loud machinery and an unsightly sand pit is not what they want to see each day in the area.
  • Rockford
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Local

Missing Portage man found safe in Illinois

Missing Portage man found safe in IllinoisAround 10 p.m. Friday, Forshee was found safe; he had made his way to McHenry County, Illinois.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Events

Dutch Resistance member inspires ballet performance

Dutch Resistance member inspires ballet performanceDutch Resistance member inspires ballet performance
  • Events
  • 23 hours, 9 minutes ago
Take Five

Dancing with the Stars pros visit Take 5

Dancing with the Stars pros visit Take 5Dancing pros Karina Smirnoff and Edyta Sliwinska from Dancing with the Stars visited Take Five and Company ahead of their show Friday evening at DeVos Place.
  • Take Five
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Grand-rapids-south

Masked men pistol whip, rob woman

Masked men pistol whip, rob womanPolice say after the masked men hit the woman, they made everyone inside the home get on the ground.
  • Grand-rapids-south
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Ada-cascade

Diving coach charged with sex crimes against 15-year-old

Diving coach charged with sex crimes against 15-year-oldDon Glass, 34, faces three counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, two counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct, and two other felony charges.
  • Ada-cascade
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Whats-happening

What's happening in West Michigan: beer, art & dance

What's happening in West Michigan: beer, art & danceWhat's happening in West Michigan: Founders Black Party, DisArt Festival, and Dance fitness class.
  • Whats-happening
  • 23 hours, 10 minutes ago
Wake-up-west-mich

Weekend wake up: Badge Bash

Weekend wake up: Badge BashWeekend wake up: Badge Bash
  • Wake-up-west-mich
  • 23 hours, 11 minutes ago
Sports

Deyonta Davis shows stuff in all-star game

Deyonta Davis shows stuff in all-star gameDeyonta Davis scores 4 points in All Star game
  • Sports
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Grandville-hudsonville-jenison

Grandville shop owner receiving threats after anti-gay post

Grandville shop owner receiving threats after anti-gay postA West Michigan auto shop owner writes he "would not hesitate to refuse service to an openly gay person," and now contends he's being threatened.
  • Grandville-hudsonville-jenison
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Sports

GRIFFINS REACH 100 POINTS WITH 2-1 WIN OVER CHARLOTTE

GRIFFINS REACH 100 POINTS WITH 2-1 WIN OVER CHARLOTTEGriffins beat Checkers 2-1 at Van Andel Arena
  • Sports
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Muskegon

No Steel Horse Alley for Bike Time in 2015

No Steel Horse Alley for Bike Time in 2015Muskegon Bike Time will not be creating Steel Horse Alley in downtown Muskegon for 2015.
  • Muskegon
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Muskegon

Muskegon ISD launches grassroots "promise"

Muskegon ISD launches grassroots "promise"The Muskegon Area Intermediate School District launched an effort Wednesday to promise college scholarships to area students.
  • Muskegon
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Local

New reward set up in Montcalm County murder case

New reward set up in Montcalm County murder caseReward established to help find the killer of 80 year old man
  • Local
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Grandville

Business would refuse service to gay customers

Business would refuse service to gay customersDieseltec owner Brian Klawiter said he wants to run his business how he wants and serve who he wants.
  • Grandville
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
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