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Crime

Elderly man murdered in Montcalm Co.

Elderly man murdered in Montcalm Co.A burglary that evolved into a murder: that's what police think may have led to the death of Dale Nelson, 80, inside his cottage on Nevins Lake near Stanton.
  • Crime
  • 9 hours, 22 minutes ago
Muskegon

Lake Michigan water level up 14'' over last year

Lake Michigan water level up 14'' over last yearSeven years ago when the Great Lakes were low, freighters couldn't carry full loads and one even got stuck at the mouth of the Muskegon Channel. But now a captain with more than two decades of experience on the Great Lakes says he can't remember a time when the...
  • Muskegon
  • 23 hours, 42 minutes ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Man murdered after saying he molested children

Man murdered after saying he molested childrenDec. 2013 homicide took place during day-long birthday celebration
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 23 hours, 38 minutes ago
Local

Local man doing well after scrotal surgery

Local man doing well after scrotal surgery"You have an 80-pound scrotum, you don't tell anybody," Maurer said.
  • Local
  • 9 hours, 4 minutes ago
Local

Bell's, Founders move up U.S. beer list

Bell's, Founders move up U.S. beer listSamuel Adams has lost its spot atop the list of the top U.S. craft breweries. In its place: Yuengling.
  • Local
  • 11 hours, 8 minutes ago
Ncaab

What to do in Indy at Final Four

What to do in Indy at Final FourMaking the trek to Indy for what is hopefully a long weekend beginning with Saturday's game against Duke at Lucas Oil Stadium?
  • Ncaab
  • 9 hours, 56 minutes ago
Elections

Poll: Proposal 1 unpopular with voters

Poll: Proposal 1 unpopular with votersParticipants in an Epic-MRA survey were asked if the election were held today, how would they vote for Proposal 1? 66 percent said no, 24 percent said yes, and 10 percent were undecided.
  • Elections
  • 1 day ago
Wellness

It's April - Be Aware

It's April - Be AwareThe snow has melted and our awareness picks up in April.
  • Wellness
  • 11 hours, 38 minutes ago
Grand-rapids-south

Couple arrested after domestic dispute

Couple arrested after domestic disputePolice were called to the home in the 1600 block of Jefferson SE at about 6:30am.
  • Grand-rapids-south
  • 9 hours, 24 minutes ago
Politics

Could Mich. become next Ind. on religious freedom?

Could Mich. become next Ind. on religious freedom?There are three bills before the Legislature regarding religious freedom issues.
  • Politics
  • 9 hours, 20 minutes ago
Politics

Ind. businessman "not about discriminating against anybody"

Ind. businessman "not about discriminating against anybody"He says he makes it clear to clients he doesn't want to discriminate against anyone.
  • Politics
  • 23 hours, 46 minutes ago
Ada-cascade

Firefighters put out flames at Cascade business

Firefighters put out flames at Cascade businessIt happened at Best Metal Products, on Raleigh Drive near 36th St., Tuesday evening.
  • Ada-cascade
  • 20 hours, 18 minutes ago
Super Saver

Super Saver: Legit freebies, huge deals for April Fool's Day 2015

Super Saver: Legit freebies, huge deals for April Fool's Day 2015Super Saver: Legit freebies, huge deals for April Fool's Day 2015
  • Super Saver
  • 10 hours, 48 minutes ago
News

Baby born without a nose is heading home

Baby born without a nose is heading homeEli was diagnosed with complete congenital arhinia—an extremely rare and life-threatening condition that left him without nasal passages or sinus cavities.
  • News
  • 20 hours, 7 minutes ago
Holland-zeeland

West Ottawa teacher under investigation

West Ottawa teacher under investigationA West Ottawa High School teacher is under investigation for an alleged inappropriate relationship with a 16-year-old female student.
  • Holland-zeeland
  • 17 minutes ago
News

Kent County reduces damaged road to gravel

Kent County reduces damaged road to gravelCounty crews spent Tuesday morning on Pratt Lake Ave. chopping up the asphalt and turning it back into gravel.
  • News
  • 1 day ago
Politics

Lawyer picked to argue DeBoer case at Supreme Court

Lawyer picked to argue DeBoer case at Supreme CourtA civil rights lawyer with a long history of fighting for rights for gay and lesbian couples will argue the case for overturning same-sex marriage bans in Michigan and elsewhere before the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • Politics
  • 22 hours, 52 minutes ago
Politics

State worker payback could cause $120M budget hole

State worker payback could cause $120M budget holeA $120 million hole could be blown in the State Employees Retirement System if the Michigan Supreme Court rules in favor of state workers on a pending case.
  • Politics
  • 22 hours, 34 minutes ago
Tech

Amazon's Dash button--Not an April Fools' joke

Amazon's Dash button--Not an April Fools' jokePress the button and the device uses Wi-Fi to automatically make an order on Amazon.
  • Tech
  • 21 hours, 54 minutes ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Play Pac-Man on Google Maps view of G.R.

Play Pac-Man on Google Maps view of G.R.In time for April Fools' Day tomorrow, Google is using Maps to pay tribute to the classic game.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Ncaab

MSU's Izzo thanks UConn coach for 'showing us the way'

MSU's Izzo thanks UConn coach for 'showing us the way'MSU will try to keep the run going in the national semifinals against Duke on Saturday.
  • Ncaab
  • 22 hours, 45 minutes ago
Nation

'Bicycle bandit' ordered held without bond after fleeing

'Bicycle bandit' ordered held without bond after fleeingSuspect overpowered guard, took gun and was captured after eight-hour manhunt.
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Local

Middleville man sets record with 28-pound fish

Middleville man sets record with 28-pound fishMark Leep set the new state record for freshwater drum Jan. 24 on Gun Lake in Barry County. The record was verified by Michigan's Department of Natural Resources.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Local

MSP giving away motorcycle vests

MSP giving away motorcycle vestsState police are giving out specially designed high-visibility vests to motorcyclists who complete a rider training class this year.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Intersection closure detours posted, date set

Intersection closure detours posted, date setThe intersection of Michigan Street and Fuller Avenue NE will close at 4:00pm on Saturday, April 11th.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Sen. Peters visits Kentwood to promote remanufacturing

Sen. Peters visits Kentwood to promote remanufacturingSen. Peters has co-sponsored a bill to require government vehicles be fixed with remanufactured parts.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 23 hours, 37 minutes ago
News

Robber pepper-sprays Portage store manager

Robber pepper-sprays Portage store managerInvestigators are looking for the robber who held up the manager of the Gander Mountain store in Portage.
  • News
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Healthy You

Some common signs of depression go overlooked

Some common signs of depression go overlookedSigns of depression aren't just sadness and a desire to give up on life. They can often be signs completely overlooked.
  • Healthy You
  • 1 day ago
Ncaab

Rockford MSU student helps team to Final Four

Rockford MSU student helps team to Final FourIt takes more than a good basketball team and a good coach to be dominate in the NCAA tournament.
  • Ncaab
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Comstock-park

Buyers: No intention to change Perrin

Buyers: No intention to change PerrinPerrin Brewing announced the sale to Oskar Blues last week.
  • Comstock-park
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Dog injured by trap now ready for adoption

Dog injured by trap now ready for adoptionWe told you about Chuck back in February, when he was taken in by a Grand Rapids family after limping around for weeks with the trap around his leg.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Entertainment

Rolling Stones to play Comerica Park on July 8

Rolling Stones to play Comerica Park on July 8Check your calendar, wheel out the senior-citizen jokes, and prepare for a night of vintage rock 'n' roll: The Rolling Stones will play Comerica Park on July 8, the band's first Detroit show in a decade.
  • Entertainment
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Ada-cascade

Donation helps put more AEDs in schools

Donation helps put more AEDs in schoolsThe West Michigan Officials Association presented a $4,000 donation Monday night to the Wes Leonard Heart Team.
  • Ada-cascade
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Holland-zeeland

Shooting suspect, stabbing tied to Holland Event Center

Shooting suspect, stabbing tied to Holland Event CenterFirst a stabbing, then a shooting. The crimes have authorities concerned about violence happening near the Holland Event Center.
  • Holland-zeeland
  • 18 minutes ago
Grand-rapids-central

Hope Network Bridge Walk for Autism helps community efforts

Hope Network Bridge Walk for Autism helps community effortsThis first day of April kicks off Autism Awareness month.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 24 minutes ago
Entertainment

Box Office Reviews: Furious 7, Wild, & The Imitation Game

Box Office Reviews: Furious 7, Wild, & The Imitation GameBefore you check out a movie this weekend - at home or in theaters - check out our reviews of Furious 7, The Imitation Game, and Wild.
  • Entertainment
  • 3 hours, 29 minutes ago
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