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Life

Free pet adoption day at the Kent Co. Animal Shelter and Humane Society

Free pet adoption day at the Kent Co. Animal Shelter and Humane SocietyKent County Animal Shelter and the Humane Society of West Michigan are free today!
  • Life
  • 10 hours, 39 minutes ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Police hold prescription drug take-back day

Police hold prescription drug take-back dayOfficers say be sure to remove or black-out any personal information from the bottles.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 8 hours, 7 minutes ago
People

Obama, Strong zingers fly at 'Nerd Prom'

Obama, Strong zingers fly at 'Nerd Prom'The jokes came hard and fast at the annual schmooze-fest.
  • People
  • 8 hours, 49 minutes ago
MICHIGAN TRAVELER

Extreme ride: New Cedar Point coaster is floorless

Extreme ride: New Cedar Point coaster is floorlessCedar Point's new coaster, Rougarou, opens May 9; renovated Breakers Hotel also debuts
  • MICHIGAN TRAVELER
  • 11 hours ago
Kentwood

Jewelry store employee shoots at attempted robbers

Jewelry store employee shoots at attempted robbersThe would-be holdup happened around 11:15 a.m. at Juhas and Sullivan Jewelry, located at 1100 East Paris SE. The store sells Rolex watches, which have been the target of recent heists at other local jewelers.
  • Kentwood
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Grandville

$2,000 reward after Grandville jeweler burglarized

$2,000 reward after Grandville jeweler burglarizedGrandville jeweler Dennis Engel is offering a $2,000 reward after his Chicago Drive store was burglarized overnight.
  • Grandville
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Nation

Bruce Jenner speaks: 'I am a woman'

Bruce Jenner speaks: 'I am a woman'Reality TV star and former Olympian Bruce Jenner spoke about his male-to-female transition for the first time with ABC's Diane Sawyer and said he is a woman.
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Local transgender woman describes her experience

Local transgender woman describes her experienceAhead of Bruce Jenner's interview airing, WZZM 13 spoke with a local transgender woman about her own experience.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Hotels packed as sporting events bring teams to the area

Hotels packed as sporting events bring teams to the areaThe West Michigan Sports Commission says this is the first of four particularly busy weekends.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Local

Paul Jones bragged about being murder suspect, friend says

Paul Jones bragged about being murder suspect, friend saysAngela Chase gave defendant Paul Jones a ride the day Shannon Siders's body was exhumed. "He was highly agitated and defensive," she testified.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Lakeshore

Jessica Heeringa disappeared two years ago today

Jessica Heeringa disappeared two years ago todayTwo years ago today, Jessica Heeringa disappeared from her workplace in Norton Shores.
  • Lakeshore
  • 6 hours, 31 minutes ago
Lakeshore

Ludington woman, 92, defying her age

Ludington woman, 92, defying her ageWhat is the secret to living a long and happy life? Whatever that secret is, Rose Foreman has figured it out, and refuses to allow age to define her.
  • Lakeshore
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Kentwood

Airport police find loaded gun in passenger's carry-on

Airport police find loaded gun in passenger's carry-onThe passenger says he was running late and forgot to take his loaded gun out of his carry-on.
  • Kentwood
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Local

Inmates leaving Allegan jail ask for rides at nearby homes

Inmates leaving Allegan jail ask for rides at nearby homesSome unwanted foot traffic is stirring up safety concerns in one Allegan neighborhood.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
News

Last of defendants in Jan 23 Medawar heist plead guilty

Last of defendants in Jan 23 Medawar heist plead guiltyThe trio face up to 20 years in prison for the smash-and-grab attempt
  • News
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Watchdog

How did Proposal 1 make it to the ballot?

How did Proposal 1 make it to the ballot?The head of the State Board of Canvassers says Proposal 1 is as complex a proposal as he has ever seen. For that reason, even some supporters admit it is a tough sell.
  • Watchdog
  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Greenville

Small plane takes off from M-66 in Montcalm Co.

Small plane takes off from M-66 in Montcalm Co.Around 10:00 a.m. Friday, authorities closed M-66 between Lake Montcalm Road and Cannonsville Road so the small plane could take off.
  • Greenville
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
News

Amway makes G.R. museums free for all Sunday

Amway makes G.R. museums free for all SundayFive local museums and facilities are taking part in Museums Free for All by opening to the public Sunday at no charge.
  • News
  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Kentwood

No charges in death at Kentwood daycare

No charges in death at Kentwood daycareNo charges will be filed against a Kentwood daycare after an infant was found dead by his parents in February.
  • Kentwood
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

BISSELL Pet Foundation to cover adoption fees Saturday

BISSELL Pet Foundation to cover adoption fees SaturdayIn addition, BISSELL Homecare, Inc., will give every new pet family a free cleaning product.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Kalamazoo

Kzoo woman crashes during police chase, dies

Kzoo woman crashes during police chase, diesA 52-year-old Kalamazoo woman has been killed in a crash while fleeing police in Kalamazoo County.
  • Kalamazoo
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Grand-rapids-central

Sustainability group calls G.R. an emerging city

Sustainability group calls G.R. an emerging cityThe effort to earn that distinction in Grand Rapids is part of a project to cut energy and water consumption in the downtown area.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Ada-cascade

Fox Motors opens Subaru dealership

Fox Motors opens Subaru dealershipWith the new facility, Fox Motors says it's adding 17 new jobs this year.
  • Ada-cascade
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Lakeshore

Utility worker shocked, burned in Mason County

Utility worker shocked, burned in Mason CountyThe incident happened Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Hoague and Darr roads as Kent Power and Great Lakes Energy crews were replacing utility poles, the Mason County Press reports.
  • Lakeshore
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Nation Now

Fans go crazy over 'Grey's Anatomy' character death

Fans go crazy over 'Grey's Anatomy' character deathSpoiler alert!!!!
  • Nation Now
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
People

Will Jenner tell all to Diane Sawyer?

Will Jenner tell all to Diane Sawyer?By the time Jenner sits down with ABC, will viewers know all about his 'journey'?
  • People
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

More than 1,500 perform in LiveArts at Van Andel Arena

More than 1,500 perform in LiveArts at Van Andel ArenaThe Grand Rapids Symphony, Grand Rapids Ballet, Opera Grand Rapids, and Broadway Grand Rapids come together tonight for what's being called LiveArts.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Wake-up-west-mich

Weekend wake up- the Corner Bar

Weekend wake up- the Corner BarSunday morning's wake up comes from diners at the Corner Bar in Rockford
  • Wake-up-west-mich
  • 49 minutes ago
Holland-zeeland

Departing Holland mayor: Fun standing up to "60 Minutes"

Departing Holland mayor: Fun standing up to "60 Minutes"Holland Mayor Kurt Dykstra says one of his most entertaining experiences in office was the day Lesley Stahl and a "60 Minutes" news crew came to town for an interview.
  • Holland-zeeland
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Life

Howard Christensen Nature Center reopens building

Howard Christensen Nature Center reopens buildingHoward Christensen Nature Center reopens building
  • Life
  • 50 minutes ago
Education

Bake sales on verge of comeback in Michigan schools

Bake sales on verge of comeback in Michigan schoolsCookies and brownies and Rice Krispies treats, oh my!
  • Education
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Grand-rapids-south

East Hills Made in Michigan Day is Saturday

East Hills Made in Michigan Day is SaturdayThe "Made In Michigan" movement has helped support state and local businesses for many years now.
  • Grand-rapids-south
  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
People

'Raymond' child star commits suicide at 19

'Raymond' child star commits suicide at 19Sawyer Sweeten took his own life, the family confirms.
  • People
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

River Bank Run 25K now an Olympic qualifier

River Bank Run 25K now an Olympic qualifierAthletes who reach the 13.1 mile mark with a qualifying time will be invited to participate in the 2016 U.S. Olympic trials.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Juliet Dragos returns to anchor desk

Juliet Dragos returns to anchor deskShe's still healing, but her doctors say WZZM 13 anchor Juliet Dragos can come back to work.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
About-us

WZZM 13 wins regional Edward R. Murrow award

WZZM 13 wins regional Edward R. Murrow awardBrent Ashcroft and photojournalist, Andy Sugden won in the Features Reporting category for "Old Friend – New Friend: The Jimmy Lont Story," a heart wrenching report about drug abuse, death, redemption, and forgiveness.
  • About-us
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
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