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Grand-rapids-central

Man charged in 1990 homicide that haunted investigators

Man charged in 1990 homicide that haunted investigatorsFor nearly a quarter century, the parents of Christopher Joel Battaglia have sought closure in the June, 1990 murder of their son outside a church in Eastown.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 20 hours, 34 minutes ago
Coopersville

Township clerk quitting over toxic work environment

Township clerk quitting over toxic work environmentTownship clerk quitting over toxic work environment
  • Coopersville
  • 16 hours, 34 minutes ago
Muskegon

Edible art on display at Culinary Institute of Mich.

Edible art on display at Culinary Institute of Mich.What happens when instructors at the Culinary Institute of Michigan tell students to play with their food? The answer is now on display in the Muskegon school's main lobby.
  • Muskegon
  • 17 hours, 47 minutes ago
Grandville-hudsonville-jenison

Rare Ford Mustang sold in Grandville

Rare Ford Mustang sold in GrandvilleFewer than 2,000 50th anniversary Ford Mustangs exist in the world, but one of them was sold right here in West Michigan.
  • Grandville-hudsonville-jenison
  • 20 hours, 3 minutes ago
Ada-cascade

DHS cuts force local office to close

DHS cuts force local office to closeWith $7.5 million in cuts to the Michigan Department of Human Services looming, a DHS office in Cascade Township must close.
  • Ada-cascade
  • 20 hours, 5 minutes ago
Nation

Listeria outbreak from caramel apples has killed four

Listeria outbreak from caramel apples has killed fourAt least 28 people have been sickened and 26 have been hospitalized.
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Muskegon

Muskegon posts Safe Haven Law signs after newborn death

Muskegon posts Safe Haven Law signs after newborn deathThe Safe Haven Law allows women to leave their unwanted child with an emergency or medical worker without fear of punishment. State law says it also needs to happen within 72 hours of birth. Mothers can also call 911 for help.
  • Muskegon
  • 20 hours, 33 minutes ago
News

Obama: Sony 'did the wrong thing' when it pulled movie

Obama: Sony 'did the wrong thing' when it pulled movieSony executives got an e-mail praising them for pulling the film.
  • News
  • 23 hours, 8 minutes ago
13 On Your Side

Chrysler to recall about 288K Ram pickup trucks

Chrysler to recall about 288K Ram pickup trucksChrysler is recalling about 288,000 older Ram pickup trucks in North America and elsewhere because the rear axle can seize or the drive shaft can fall off.
  • 13 On Your Side
  • 23 hours, 24 minutes ago
News

Fate of at-risk charter school authorizers put on hold

Fate of at-risk charter school authorizers put on holdMichigan School Superintendent Mike Flanagan announced today he is holding off on taking action against any of the 11 charter school authorizers he named in August as being at risk of suspension.
  • News
  • 22 hours, 32 minutes ago
Try It Before You Buy It

Jackpot! Michigan lottery sales hit record

Jackpot! Michigan lottery sales hit recordMichigan Lottery ticket sales have reached a record $2.6 billion in the 2014 budget year.
  • Try It Before You Buy It
  • 22 hours, 45 minutes ago
Muskegon

USS SILVERSIDES featured in Naval Institute magazine

USS SILVERSIDES featured in Naval Institute magazineThe World War Two submarine, harbored in Muskegon, is credited with sinking 23 ships. The Naval Institute's December 'Proceedings' magazine includes an article on how the sub interrupted Japan's maritime highway during the war.
  • Muskegon
  • 20 hours, 31 minutes ago
Wyoming

Avoiding winter break cabin fever in Grand Rapids

Avoiding winter break cabin fever in Grand RapidsChristmas break is supposed to be a time to relax, but it can become stressful when the kids are stuck inside with nothing to do.
  • Wyoming
  • 20 hours, 6 minutes ago
Money

Unemployment fell in Michigan, 40 other states in November

Unemployment fell in Michigan, 40 other states in NovemberTwenty-two states posted jobless-rate declines of at least 2%. North Carolina had the largest drop, to 5.8% from 6.3%. Unemployment fell 0.4 percentage points in four states, resulting in rates of 5.6% in Maryland, 6% in Delaware, 6.7% in Michigan and 7.2% in Georgia.
  • Money
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Grand-rapids-west

Gunman robs gas station, GRPD investigating

Gunman robs gas station, GRPD investigatingThe robbery was reported around 9:30pm at the BP gas station at 2035 Lake Michigan Dr. NW, near Covell.
  • Grand-rapids-west
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Grand-rapids-west

Toys for Tots donations arrive at distribution site

Toys for Tots donations arrive at distribution siteToys for Tots donations arrive at distribution site
  • Grand-rapids-west
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
People

'People' mag crowns Sexiest Woman Alive

'People' mag crowns Sexiest Woman AliveYes, Kate Upton snagged the title.
  • People
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Meredith TerHaar returns to WZZM 13 as Weekend Morning Anchor

Meredith TerHaar returns to WZZM 13 as Weekend Morning AnchorMeredith TerHaar began her journalism career at WZZM 13 as an intern in 2003. She was quickly hired as an Associate Producer, and then promoted to Noon Show Producer. She left in 2009 for a smaller market to hone her skills as a Multimedia Journalist and Anchor at WJHG...
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Wyoming

Wyoming kids get to "Shop with a Cop"

Wyoming kids get to "Shop with a Cop"Area businesses and local donations sponsored Wyoming's Shop with a Cop event.
  • Wyoming
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Kentwood

Champagne shoplifter caught on tape

Champagne shoplifter caught on tapeChampagne shoplifter caught on tape
  • Kentwood
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
News

Local farmer sees 'booming' demand for chestnut crop

Local farmer sees 'booming' demand for chestnut cropA local farmer tells WZZM 13 the growing chestnut industry is just catching on in the state.
  • News
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
News

Gordie Howe continues to improve, back on his feet

Gordie Howe continues to improve, back on his feetIt's 'more of a shuffle' than a walk, son Mark Howe says, but he's 'making his way around under his own power.'
  • News
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Holland-zeeland

Woman killed in Ottawa Co. crash

Woman killed in Ottawa Co. crashThe two-vehicle crash on 24th St., east of Waverly Rd., happened around 1:50pm.
  • Holland-zeeland
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Nation

Woman owns how many Santa Claus figurines?!

Woman owns how many Santa Claus figurines?!Wanda Emde's passion for collecting Santa Claus figurines began 50 years ago. This 80-year-old now has so many figurines that she has to number them to keep track.
  • Nation
  • 34 minutes ago
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