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Grand-rapids-central

Local law professor offers analysis of Ferguson case

Local law professor offers analysis of Ferguson caseProfessor Devin Schindler offered an explanation of the grand jury process and his analysis of the situation.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 2 hours, 55 minutes ago
Grand-rapids-west

GRPD investigating stabbing on city's northwest side

GRPD investigating stabbing on city's northwest sideIt happened just before 3 o'clock in the 700 block of 6th St., near McReynolds Ave.
  • Grand-rapids-west
  • 6 hours, 17 minutes ago
Kalamazoo

Police ID K'zoo murder victim; suspect arrested

Police ID K'zoo murder victim; suspect arrestedThe victim, identified as Marie McMillian, 47, was discovered around 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Clayborne Court Apartments, located in the 4400 block of Clayborne Dr. McMillan was found dead on her bed and had multiple stab wounds.
  • Kalamazoo
  • 9 hours, 56 minutes ago
Local

Overnight fire at Allendale Christmas tree farm

Overnight fire at Allendale Christmas tree farmThe fire broke out at Bosch's Country View Nursery on Pierce Street just before 10 p.m. on Monday. Crews from seven different fire departments had a difficult time putting out the fire that started in one of the barns located on the fire.
  • Local
  • 12 hours, 4 minutes ago
Ada-cascade

International Christmas trees return at Meijer Gardens

International Christmas trees return at Meijer Gardens40 international Christmas trees have returned for their 20th year on display.
  • Ada-cascade
  • 12 hours, 16 minutes ago
Grand-rapids-south

Confusion over power lines sparks concerns

Confusion over power lines sparks concernsA Grand Rapids woman wants to know why it took nearly 8 hours to have crews work to cut off a sparking power line.
  • Grand-rapids-south
  • 14 hours, 44 minutes ago
Grand-rapids-west

GRPD officers nab would-be business burglars

GRPD officers nab would-be business burglarsThree GRPD officers and a police dog nabbed two men for trying to break into a gas station
  • Grand-rapids-west
  • 14 hours, 45 minutes ago
Plainfield

Plainfield Twp. considers additional patrols

Plainfield Twp. considers additional patrolsFor the first time in 40 years, Plainfield Township is considering a proposal to increase patrols by the Kent County Sheriff's Department.
  • Plainfield
  • 22 hours, 10 minutes ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Jury deliberations to start in tutor sex trial

Jury deliberations to start in tutor sex trialJury deliberations to start in tutor sex trial
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 22 hours, 11 minutes ago
News

Petition opposes Byron Twp. development

Petition opposes Byron Twp. developmentOpponents presented more than 2,200 signatures from people against the changes.
  • News
  • 22 hours, 15 minutes ago
East-grand-rapids

Chris Van Allsburg promotes new book in West Michigan

Chris Van Allsburg promotes new book in West MichiganThere was a big turn out Monday night in East Grand Rapids for author and West Michigan native Chris Van Allsburg.
  • East-grand-rapids
  • 22 hours, 19 minutes ago
Grand-rapids-south

Thanksgiving comes early at Ellnora's Kitchen

Thanksgiving comes early at Ellnora's KitchenFor the fourth year, Ellnora's Kitchen on Monday night offered a free Thanksgiving Dinner with all of the traditional fixings.
  • Grand-rapids-south
  • 22 hours, 27 minutes ago
Grand-rapids-central

G.R. Urban League leader responds to Ferguson decision

G.R. Urban League leader responds to Ferguson decisionAs the nation keeps an eye on the situation in Ferguson, local leaders in Grand Rapids are sharing their perspective.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 22 hours, 47 minutes ago
News

High winds cause thousands of power outages

High winds cause thousands of power outagesAs of 9:15p.m. Monday, about 30,300 Consumers Energy customers were still without electricity.
  • News
  • 23 hours, 39 minutes ago
Grand-rapids-central

Former tutor returns to stand in sex trial

Former tutor returns to stand in sex trialThe former high school tutor accused of having sex with one of her students returned to the stand in court in her own defense.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Holland-zeeland

Woman thanks first responders for saving her life

Woman thanks first responders for saving her lifeThis Thanksgiving week, a Zeeland woman is thankful for one of the greatest gifts of all: her life.
  • Holland-zeeland
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Spectrum Health shooter sentenced to 20-50 years

Spectrum Health shooter sentenced to 20-50 yearsHorace Collins, 33, has a lengthy criminal record, including several escapes and parole and probation violations. That contributed to the stiff sentence issued by Judge Jim Redford.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Peter Wege estate items to be auctioned off next week

Peter Wege estate items to be auctioned off next weekA public online auction via Orbitbid.com has been chosen as the best method to liquidate all the remaining assets of the Wege Residence.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Healthy You

Easy ways to burn 200 calories

Easy ways to burn 200 caloriesWhile it will be tempting to sit back and relax after that meal, you should probably find a way to work some of it off.
  • Healthy You
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
High-school

West Catholic prepares for state finals

West Catholic prepares for state finalsThe Falcons are headed back to Ford Field this weekend for a chance at history.
  • High-school
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Healthy You

Michigan Blood holding "Thanks for Giving" blood drive

Michigan Blood holding "Thanks for Giving" blood driveMichigan Blood's Kristen Nauss joined WZZM 13 Health Reporter Valerie Lego Monday on the WZZM 13 News at 5.
  • Healthy You
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Judge scolds woman with 37 dogs

Judge scolds woman with 37 dogsKimberly Savino received her sentence Monday for keeping 37 dogs in crates for up to 15 hours a day. She also received a tongue-lashing from Circuit Court Judge Jim Redford.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Kalamazoo

K'zoo woman found in burning apartment was murdered

K'zoo woman found in burning apartment was murderedMonday afternoon the cause of death was ruled a homicide. Authorities were still working to notify next of kin and say no further information will be released until the official autopsy report is obtained.
  • Kalamazoo
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Lakeshore

Body washes up on Allegan Co. shoreline

Body washes up on Allegan Co. shorelineThe Allegan County Sheriff's Department is working to identify a body that washed up on the Lake Michigan shore this weekend.
  • Lakeshore
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Grand-rapids-north

GRPD: Odor leads to drug arrest

GRPD: Odor leads to drug arrestOfficers were called to a home near 11th Street and Quarry Avenue NW after neighbors smelled an odor coming from the house.
  • Grand-rapids-north
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Ada-cascade

Groups to welcome home military for Thanksgiving

Groups to welcome home military for ThanksgivingDo you have a relative coming home from military service for Thanksgiving? If so, there are some people who want to shake their hand.
  • Ada-cascade
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Local

And the WZZM 13 Concession Stand Food Fight winner is...

And the WZZM 13 Concession Stand Food Fight winner is...It started with 18 high schools nominated by our viewers.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago