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Life

Fish Fry Frenzy: Final 8 Voting Opens

Fish Fry Frenzy: Final 8 Voting OpensLent is here and that means it's time for Friday fish frys around West Michigan.
  • Life
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Watercooler

Faygo Redpop joins the Slurpee flavor lineup

Faygo Redpop joins the Slurpee flavor lineupTapping into Detroit's long-time love affair with red pop, Dallas-based 7-Eleven and Detroit-based Faygo teamed up to bring Faygo Redpop to the Slurpee lineup.
  • Watercooler
  • 1 hour, 27 minutes ago
Ada-cascade

Shaggy the wandering dog has been caught

Shaggy the wandering dog has been caughtAfter nearly eight months on the loose, Shaggy the wandering Newfoundland dog has been caught.
  • Ada-cascade
  • 18 hours, 7 minutes ago
Video

Watch wild test run of world's largest giga coaster

Watch wild test run of world's largest giga coaster'Fury 325' is billed as the world's tallest and fastest giga coaster; standing 325 feet tall and incorporating an 81-degree first drop.
  • Video
  • 5 hours, 50 minutes ago
Local

Three people escape mobile home fire

Three people escape mobile home fireIt broke out Friday morning in the Prescott Mobile Home Community just west of Division Avenue.
  • Local
  • 8 hours, 17 minutes ago
News

Want to see Michigan's underwater crucifix?

Want to see Michigan's underwater crucifix?The 11-foot cross sunk decades ago as a memorial to divers who perished, lies in 22 feet of water about 800 feet from shore in Little Traverse Bay.
  • News
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Muskegon

Oakridge students on way to Selma delayed in Chicago

Oakridge students on way to Selma delayed in ChicagoThe Muskegon Oakridge students trip to observances in Selma, Alabama has gotten off to a rocky start.
  • Muskegon
  • 5 hours, 40 minutes ago
News

Judge called hero in shooting

Judge called hero in shootingU.S. District Judge Terrence Berg had just brought back his garbage bins to his Detroit home Thursday night when two men approached him from behind on his porch.
  • News
  • 3 hours, 43 minutes ago
Laughfest

LaughFest kicks off, record attempt falls short

LaughFest kicks off, record attempt falls shortOrganizers attempted a Guinness World Record for the most people wearing paper crowns.
  • Laughfest
  • 20 hours, 48 minutes ago
Nation Now

Moon bounce injuries on the rise, report finds

Moon bounce injuries on the rise, report findsThere were more than 100,000 estimated injuries related to inflatables from 2003 to 2013.
  • Nation Now
  • 6 hours, 37 minutes ago
Crime

Prosecutors want new judge in Baby Kate case

Prosecutors want new judge in Baby Kate caseProsecutors are asking that the judge be disqualified in the case of a man accused of killing his infant daughter.
  • Crime
  • 22 hours, 19 minutes ago
Kalamazoo

Body found in 1981 in Louisiana is missing Kzoo teen

Body found in 1981 in Louisiana is missing Kzoo teenCarol Ann Cole, 17, disappeared in 1980 and was never heard from again. Last month her family called the Bossier Sheriff's Office after seeing an artist's rendering of the unidentified woman, known as "Bossier Doe."
  • Kalamazoo
  • 1 day ago
Holland-zeeland

Report reveals most accident-prone Holland intersections

Report reveals most accident-prone Holland intersectionsA new report identifies the most dangerous intersections in the city of Holland.
  • Holland-zeeland
  • 20 hours, 1 minute ago
Grand-rapids-west

Seattle man buys G.R. home with pipe organ

Seattle man buys G.R. home with pipe organThe Seattle buyer has agreed to pay the asking price of $129,000 and will preserve the pipe organ in the home.
  • Grand-rapids-west
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
News

Harrison Ford injured in plane crash

Harrison Ford injured in plane crashThe vintage propeller plane made an emergency landing on a Los Angeles golf course shortly after takeoff.
  • News
  • 18 hours, 36 minutes ago
Healthy You

'Spring-forward' linked to heart attacks

'Spring-forward' linked to heart attacksMichigan study found 25% jump in heart attacks on Mondays after spring time change.
  • Healthy You
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
News

Gilda's brother says LaughFest put Grand Rapids on the map

Gilda's brother says LaughFest put Grand Rapids on the mapGilda's brother says LaughFest put Grand Rapids on the map
  • News
  • 16 hours, 34 minutes ago
Nation Now

Raising Zay: A family's journey with a transgender child

Raising Zay: A family's journey with a transgender childFour in 10 transgender teens in the United States attempt suicide. Leelah Alcorn's death was a clarion call for the transgender community. This is Zay Crawford's story.
  • Nation Now
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Crime

Judge yanks bond for man convicted of making campus threats

Judge yanks bond for man convicted of making campus threatsFederal prosecutors say Timothy Siangdun posted a threat on Western Michigan's Facebook site last week.
  • Crime
  • 17 hours, 21 minutes ago
Nation

Delta plane veers off runway in landing at LaGuardia

Delta plane veers off runway in landing at LaGuardiaOnly minor injuries were reported among the 125 passengers arriving on a flight from Atlanta.
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
13 On Your Side

Crews working overtime to fix frozen pipes

Crews working overtime to fix frozen pipesIt's a chronic problem in the city: frozen pipes leaving some people without water for days. It seems unacceptable for anyone to have to live this way, so WZZM 13 On Your Side asked Muskegon Heights leaders why the problem is so bad.
  • 13 On Your Side
  • 20 hours, 3 minutes ago
Politics

House Republican proposes big changes in Michigan energy law

House Republican proposes big changes in Michigan energy lawRep. Aric Nesbitt says guaranteeing Michigan's two dominant utilities 100 percent of sales in their regions would save customers money.
  • Politics
  • 18 hours, 26 minutes ago
Grand-rapids-central

GRPD body cam testing underway

GRPD body cam testing underwayGRPD announced Thursday that field testing had started on Wednesday.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 22 hours, 56 minutes ago
Muskegon

Muskegon lawmakers react to water problems

Muskegon lawmakers react to water problemsThey say local officials are doing the best they can to respond.
  • Muskegon
  • 20 hours, 8 minutes ago
Watercooler

Watch as dozing bus driver crashes near Detroit

Watch as dozing bus driver crashes near DetroitThe harrowing ride was captured in numerous videos from the bus of the Oct. 20 crash between Inkster and Middle Belt roads that involved eight vehicles.
  • Watercooler
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Muskegon

Man killed in Muskegon Heights fire

Man killed in Muskegon Heights fireThe fire was reported around 4:45 a.m. Thursday at a three-unit home on 5th Street, just south of Barney Avenue.
  • Muskegon
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Try It Before You Buy It

Try It Before You Buy It: One Second Slicer

Try It Before You Buy It: One Second SlicerWZZM 13's Lauren Stanton puts the One Second Slicer to the test in this Try It Before You Buy It report.
  • Try It Before You Buy It
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Grand-rapids-central

West Mich. Home & Garden Show begins

West Mich. Home & Garden Show beginsThe expo showcases everything you need to spruce up your home. Nearly 400 vendors will be on hand to share their expertise in everything from kitchen remodeling to roof repair.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 7 hours, 4 minutes ago
Politics

U.S. Rep. Candice Miller won't run again

U.S. Rep. Candice Miller won't run againU.S. Rep. Candice Miller, who moved to Congress in 2003 after two terms as a popular Michigan secretary of state, announced Thursday that she will not run for re-election in 2016.
  • Politics
  • 22 hours, 52 minutes ago
13 On Your Side

Residents warned of IRS scam calls

Residents warned of IRS scam callsThe Kent County Sheriff is warning residents about a scam call making the rounds.
  • 13 On Your Side
  • 1 day ago
Nation Now

Snuggie seller settles charges that it deceived customers

Snuggie seller settles charges that it deceived customersThe company behind the Snuggie, Perfect Bacon Bowl and other "As Seen on TV" products has agreed to pay $8 million to settle charges that it deceived customers.
  • Nation Now
  • 23 hours, 45 minutes ago
Nation Now

Woman wants $100K, public apology for Valentine's service

Woman wants $100K, public apology for Valentine's serviceA Portland woman is suing a local Italian restaurant because she claims the staff refused to serve her on Valentine's Day. Kathleen Hampton made a 7 p.m. reservation for two people
  • Nation Now
  • 23 hours, 47 minutes ago
News

West Mi man says he was overlooked on Southwest flight to Florida

West Mi man says he was overlooked on Southwest flight to FloridaWest Mi man says he was overlooked on Southwest flight to Florida
  • News
  • 15 minutes ago
Recipes

What's Cooking: Strawberry Apple Salad

What's Cooking: Strawberry Apple SaladWhat's Cooking: Strawberry Apple Salad
  • Recipes
  • 2 hours, 38 minutes ago
Take Five

Teaching Kids to be Better Readers

Teaching Kids to be Better ReadersLearn about efforts underway to make kids better readers.
  • Take Five
  • 5 hours, 37 minutes ago
Take Five

Transitional and Spring Break Fashions

Transitional and Spring Break FashionsSee ways to transition your clothes to spring.
  • Take Five
  • 5 hours, 41 minutes ago
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