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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
  • 17 hours, 49 minutes ago
Lakeshore

Lead detective discusses frustration in Heeringa case

Lead detective discusses frustration in Heeringa caseTwo years ago this weekend, Jessica Heeringa disappeared from her workplace in Norton Shores.
  • Lakeshore
  • 18 hours 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
  • 17 hours, 43 minutes 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
  • 16 hours, 33 minutes 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
  • 17 hours, 47 minutes 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
  • 17 hours, 45 minutes 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
  • 1 day, 8 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
  • 21 hours, 59 minutes 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
  • 1 day, 8 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
  • 1 day, 6 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
  • 17 hours, 51 minutes 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
  • 1 day, 7 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
  • 17 hours, 55 minutes 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
  • 18 hours, 1 minute 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
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Nation Now

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

Fans go crazy over 'Grey's Anatomy' character deathSpoiler alert!!!!
  • Nation Now
  • 1 day, 16 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
  • 1 day, 15 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 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
  • 12 hours, 56 minutes ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Survey: Alcohol use rises in West Michigan

Survey: Alcohol use rises in West MichiganKent County's alcohol use is not rising as quickly as the average rate in Michigan.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Art-prize

Elements of ArtPrize 7 revealed at premiere event

Elements of ArtPrize 7 revealed at premiere eventArtPrize 7 begins in about five months, and there was a preview of some of the elements for this year's event Thursday.
  • Art-prize
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Muskegon

Marquis Gresham honored 1 year after murder

Marquis Gresham honored 1 year after murderIt's now been one year since Marquis Gresham was shot and killed while walking to a Muskegon Heights basketball banquet.
  • Muskegon
  • 1 day, 5 hours 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
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Local

State: Inconsistencies in accused murderers' story

State: Inconsistencies in accused murderers' storyProsecutors in the Shannon Siders murder trial are trying to expose inconsistencies in the defendants' story. Mathew and Paul Jones are charged with first degree premeditated murder in her death. Prosecutors are working to prove they killed Siders and never dropped...
  • Local
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Grand-rapids-north

Tossed cigarette causes house fire

Tossed cigarette causes house fireIt happened in the Creston Heights neighborhood on Marietta Drive between North and College Avenues just before 1:30am.
  • Grand-rapids-north
  • 1 day, 8 hours 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
  • 1 day, 17 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
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Grand Rapids celebrates Arbor Day

Grand Rapids celebrates Arbor DayThe city is marking Arbor Day by planting trees and looking for the city's best tree.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 18 hours, 2 minutes ago
News

Company where worker died fined $558K

Company where worker died fined $558KGrand Rapids Plastics issued 55 violations related to plant safety
  • News
  • 1 day, 21 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
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
News

Woman with 37 dogs gets jail for violating probation

Woman with 37 dogs gets jail for violating probationJudge orders Kimberly Savino to spend the next three months in jail
  • News
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Local

Kent Co. roads being pulverized until they can be paved

Kent Co. roads being pulverized until they can be pavedIn 2005, Kent County estimated 17 percent of its roads were in poor condition. That number has now more than doubled to 35 percent.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

See which G.R. streets have construction work planned

See which G.R. streets have construction work plannedMore than 45 miles of streets are getting preventative maintenance this year alone.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Wyoming

Metro Health execs take comments on proposed CHS deal

Metro Health execs take comments on proposed CHS dealMetro Health executives heard a lot of public input Thursday night about a proposed joint venture with a for-profit hospital.
  • Wyoming
  • 1 day, 15 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
  • 1 day, 20 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
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
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