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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, 10 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, 10 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, 10 hours ago
Local

Sharing our holiday traditions

Sharing our holiday traditionsThroughout the month of December, WZZM 13 staff will be sharing our favorite holiday traditions.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 10 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, 10 hours ago
Muskegon

Career criminal arrested in string of lakeshore armed robberies

Career criminal arrested in string of lakeshore armed robberiesMark Anthony Miller, 41, is charged with robbing the Kentley's Pizza, Hab's Restaurant, McCormick Food and Fuel, and Jet Fuel in Muskegon County. He's suspected of robbing at least three other businesses in Muskegon County and at least one in Mason County.
  • Muskegon
  • 1 day, 13 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
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
The Morning Features

West Michigan offers lots of activities for students during Winter Break

West Michigan offers lots of activities for students during Winter BreakWest Michigan offers lots of activities for students during Winter Break
  • The Morning Features
  • 2 days ago
Rockford

Rockford woodshop students give away toys for Christmas

Rockford woodshop students give away toys for ChristmasStudents at North Rockford Middle School have been hard at work all semester in their own North Pole of sorts: woodshop class.
  • Rockford
  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Wyoming

Wyoming kids get to "Shop with a Cop"

Wyoming kids get to "Shop with a Cop"Area businesses and local donations sponsored Wyoming's Shop with a Cop event.
  • Wyoming
  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Muskegon

Muskegon police partner with Elks Lodge #274 on food boxes

Muskegon police partner with Elks Lodge #274 on food boxesPolice say the program helps them connect with the Muskegon community.
  • Muskegon
  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Grand-rapids-central

GRPD: Arrest made in 1990 Eastown homicide

GRPD: Arrest made in 1990 Eastown homicideChristopher Joel Battaglia was killed in June 1990 while walking home from an Eastown bar in Grand Rapids.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 2 days, 8 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, 8 hours ago
Kentwood

Champagne shoplifter caught on tape

Champagne shoplifter caught on tapeChampagne shoplifter caught on tape
  • Kentwood
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Sparta

Fire put out at Cascade Die Casting in Sparta

Fire put out at Cascade Die Casting in SpartaThe fire at Cascade Die Casting Group, Inc., 9983 Sparta Ave., was reported around 4pm Thursday.
  • Sparta
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Meredith TerHaar returns to WZZM 13 as Weekend Morning Anchor

Meredith TerHaar returns to WZZM 13 as Weekend Morning AnchorMeredith TerHaar began her journalism career at WZZM 13 as an intern in 2003. She was quickly hired as an Associate Producer, and then promoted to Noon Show Producer. She left in 2009 for a smaller market to hone her skills as a Multimedia Journalist and Anchor at WJHG...
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Local

Jeffrey O'Hara sworn in as 63rd District Court judge

Jeffrey O'Hara sworn in as 63rd District Court judgeHe replaces Steven Servaas, who is retiring after 42 years on the bench
  • Local
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
News

Local farmer sees 'booming' demand for chestnut crop

Local farmer sees 'booming' demand for chestnut cropA local farmer tells WZZM 13 the growing chestnut industry is just catching on in the state.
  • News
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Grand-rapids-north

Healthy Kent taps into community to identify top health issues

Healthy Kent taps into community to identify top health issuesA research project to identify the most important health needs in Kent County is in its final stages.
  • Grand-rapids-north
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Muskegon

Man charged with attacking women in hospital parking lot

Man charged with attacking women in hospital parking lotPolice say around 6 a.m. Wednesday, he walked into the hospital and used a restroom. A short time later in the parking lot, he's accused of grabbing a woman's buttocks, then stealing another woman's purse.
  • Muskegon
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Holland-zeeland

Woman killed in Ottawa Co. crash

Woman killed in Ottawa Co. crashThe two-vehicle crash on 24th St., east of Waverly Rd., happened around 1:50pm.
  • Holland-zeeland
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Grand-rapids-south

Mel Trotter boxes to feed hundreds of families

Mel Trotter boxes to feed hundreds of familiesFor the 12th year in a row, Mel Trotter Ministries is helping feed more than 700 West Michigan families with their food box giveaway.
  • Grand-rapids-south
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Lakeshore

Guns stolen in Ottawa, Muskegon counties traded for drugs

Guns stolen in Ottawa, Muskegon counties traded for drugsMan with heroin in buttocks sentenced drugs, gun theft
  • Lakeshore
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Lakeshore

Saugatuck sued over restrictions on musicians

Saugatuck sued over restrictions on musiciansA musician who spent 48 hours in jail for refusing to stop playing his guitar in public is suing a western Michigan city.
  • Lakeshore
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Local

Home destroyed and dog killed in Geneva Township fire

Home destroyed and dog killed in Geneva Township fireInvestigators are trying to determine the cause of a house fire that claimed the life of a dog.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Wyoming

Student shot leaving basketball practice

Student shot leaving basketball practiceThe student was taken to a hospital and early indications suggest the injury is not life-threatening.
  • Wyoming
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Grand-rapids-south

Two women hurt after car hits restaurant's wall

Two women hurt after car hits restaurant's wallPolice say the car hit the wall of Houlihan's restaurant, just south of the Breton Village Shopping Center around 12:30.
  • Grand-rapids-south
  • 3 days, 4 hours ago