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Toys for Tots distribution day serves West Michigan families

Toys for Tots distribution day serves West Michigan familiesToys for Tots distribution day serves West Michigan families
  • News
  • 19 hours, 52 minutes ago
Life

Local business donates $100,000+ worth of clothing, gifts

Local business donates $100,000+ worth of clothing, giftsLocal business donates $100,000+ worth of clothing
  • Life
  • 19 hours, 45 minutes ago
Holland-zeeland

Two teens arrested for Ottawa County pick axe attack

Two teens arrested for Ottawa County pick axe attackTwo teenagers are facing felony charges for attacking a Holland Township homeowner with baseball bats and pick axes.
  • Holland-zeeland
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Local

Road funding plan adds taxes, cuts others

Road funding plan adds taxes, cuts othersIt's been years in the making; As of Friday, there's a new plan to fix Michigan's crumbling roads.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Holland-zeeland

Fire victims get Christmas surprise from law enforcement

Fire victims get Christmas surprise from law enforcementA Zeeland family that lost many of its belongings in a house fire last year is in for a big surprise, just in time for Christmas.
  • Holland-zeeland
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Coopersville

Coopersville crash injures two, including child

Coopersville crash injures two, including childOttawa County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a crash that sent two Coopersville residents to the hospital, including a 9-year-old girl.
  • Coopersville
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
World

Pakistan: U.S. drone strike kills 5 militants

Pakistan: U.S. drone strike kills 5 militantsIn a separate operation, Pakistani security forces killed five "terrorists" on the outskirts of Peshawar.
  • World
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
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
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Coopersville

Township clerk quitting over toxic work environment

Township clerk quitting over toxic work environmentTownship clerk quitting over toxic work environment
  • Coopersville
  • 1 day, 18 hours 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
  • 1 day, 19 hours 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
  • 1 day, 22 hours 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
  • 1 day, 22 hours 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
  • 2 days, 3 hours 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
  • 1 day, 22 hours 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
  • 2 days, 1 hour 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
  • 2 days, 1 hour 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
  • 2 days 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
  • 2 days 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
  • 1 day, 22 hours 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
  • 1 day, 22 hours 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
  • 2 days, 7 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
  • 2 days, 20 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
  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
People

'People' mag crowns Sexiest Woman Alive

'People' mag crowns Sexiest Woman AliveYes, Kate Upton snagged the title.
  • People
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
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