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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
  • 6 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
  • 2 days, 6 hours 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
  • 7 hours, 10 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
  • 4 hours, 15 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
  • 12 hours, 21 minutes 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
  • 8 hours, 39 minutes 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
  • 13 hours, 34 minutes 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, 44 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
  • 4 hours, 11 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
  • 6 hours, 7 minutes 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
  • 5 hours, 4 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
  • 10 hours, 15 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
  • 5 hours, 6 minutes ago
News

Worker pleads guilty to sabotaging 440,000 granola bars

Worker pleads guilty to sabotaging 440,000 granola barsRuben Gramajo admits to product tampering to get a day off work
  • News
  • 7 hours, 35 minutes ago
Grand-haven

NOCH innovating ER care

NOCH innovating ER careAbout 20% of all patients treated in the Emergency Room are repeat patients.
  • Grand-haven
  • 1 hour, 19 minutes ago
Grandville-hudsonville-jenison

Neighbors try to rescue elderly man from fire

Neighbors try to rescue elderly man from fireBy the time they realized his house was on fire, it was too late for neighbors to rescue Dick Hallwachs, 79, from his burning home in Jenison.
  • Grandville-hudsonville-jenison
  • 10 hours, 47 minutes ago
Muskegon

Water main fixed; Hts. schools still closed

Water main fixed; Hts. schools still closedThe Muskegon Heights Public School Academy System cancelled classes Thursday because of a broken water main.
  • Muskegon
  • 8 hours, 42 minutes ago
Local

G.R. man develops automatic toilet seat closer

G.R. man develops automatic toilet seat closerThe inventor says the device will "save marriages and relationships, one flush at a time."
  • Local
  • 10 hours, 43 minutes ago
Business

Ringling Bros. eliminating elephant acts

Ringling Bros. eliminating elephant actsThe Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is ending its iconic elephant acts.
  • Business
  • 12 hours, 1 minute ago
Holland-zeeland

Holland police look into body cameras

Holland police look into body camerasHolland's Department of Public Safety is taking a look at equipping officers with body cameras.
  • Holland-zeeland
  • 11 hours, 6 minutes ago
Nation

Man burned by fajitas while praying can't sue Applebee's

Man burned by fajitas while praying can't sue Applebee'sJudge calls hot plate an "open and obvious" danger.
  • Nation
  • 14 hours, 10 minutes ago
Muskegon

Oakridge students visting Selma

Oakridge students visting SelmaEvery other year, teacher Bob Wood invites students to join him on the commemorative march in Selma, Alabama.
  • Muskegon
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Muskegon

Four hurt in Muskegon Co. crash

Four hurt in Muskegon Co. crashFour people were hurt Thursday morning in a crash on I-96 in Muskegon County.
  • Muskegon
  • 8 hours, 34 minutes ago
Crime

Court: Indy teen abduction was payback on Detroit woman

Court: Indy teen abduction was payback on Detroit womanWhitney Blackwell says putting two of her younger siblings in danger was the worst thing she has ever done in her life.
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  • 1 day ago
Grand-rapids-central

Well-known area comic performing at LaughFest

Well-known area comic performing at LaughFestOne of the comics featured in the event is David Dyer, who lives in Grand Rapids and is considered one of the biggest comics to come out of West Michigan.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
News

Michigan may end film industry incentives

Michigan may end film industry incentivesIt's being called a blow to the Michigan film industry: on Wednesday, a group of lawmakers at the state House voted to end incentives for films made in the state.
  • News
  • 22 hours, 14 minutes ago
News

Michigan bills would allow religious objections for adoption

Michigan bills would allow religious objections for adoptionA package of bills allowing religious objections for adoptions is making its way back through Michigan's House after dying in last year's lame-duck session.
  • News
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Grand-rapids-central

Dr. Lynne Cheney to speak at event honoring Betty Ford

Dr. Lynne Cheney to speak at event honoring Betty FordDr. Cheney is speaking at the program America's First Ladies on April 14.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 22 hours, 9 minutes ago
Grand-rapids-south

GRPD identifies man killed in shooting

GRPD identifies man killed in shootingPolice say at least one gunman fired at a house, hitting a man inside in the chest and killing him.
  • Grand-rapids-south
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Kalamazoo

Elderly Kzoo man missing since January

Elderly Kzoo man missing since JanuaryKalamazoo Public Safety officers are looking for help in finding a missing elderly man.
  • Kalamazoo
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Crime

Former GRPD officer appears in court on rape charges

Former GRPD officer appears in court on rape chargesA former Grand Rapids police officer charged with sexual assault will return to court next week.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
News

Elderly man gets probation for fatal work zone accident

Elderly man gets probation for fatal work zone accidentMan hit a flagman directing traffic at a tree-trimming job in Walker
  • News
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Muskegon

Fatal New Year's Eve fire determined to be arson

Fatal New Year's Eve fire determined to be arsonThe Muskegon Heights Fire Chief says authorities are still looking for a suspect in this case.
  • Muskegon
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Grand-rapids-central

Goodwill catering to move into downtown market

Goodwill catering to move into downtown marketGoodwill Industries announced Wednesday that they will be moving their Blue Spoon catering into the Grand Rapids Downtown Market.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Lakeshore

Waterfront Film Festival not cancelled, founder says

Waterfront Film Festival not cancelled, founder saysHopwood DePree told WZZM 13, "we are in the middle of working on the logistics for 2015." The 17th annual film festival was scheduled for June 11-14 in South Haven.
  • Lakeshore
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Healthy You

Local narcolepsy advocates raise awareness of condition

Local narcolepsy advocates raise awareness of conditionIt's a condition that is more common than you may think: narcolepsy affects one in 2,000 Americans.
  • Healthy You
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
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