- Netherlands king, queen visit Michigan as part of US tour Updated: Jun-02-15 9:47 pm
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - The king of the Netherlands and his wife helped plant a tree and paid tribute to western Michigan's Dutch heritage during a visit to the state Tuesday as part of a multi-day U.S. trip.
- Trial underway in 1990 death of young Grand Rapids man Updated: Jun-02-15 11:47 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - Twenty-five years later, a trial has opened in the death of a young man who was killed while walking home from a Grand Rapids bar.
- GM to invest $119M for components production in Michigan Updated: Jun-01-15 9:31 am
WYOMING, Michigan - General Motors Co. plans to invest $119 million in tools and equipment to support production of future vehicle components in western Michigan.
- Red Wings won't announce coach until Griffins done Updated: May-29-15 7:45 pm
DETROIT - Don't expect any major announcements from the Detroit Red Wings about their next coach as long as their Grand Rapids affiliate is still playing.
- Animal control mistakes life-sized toy for tiger Updated: May-29-15 6:24 pm
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - An animal control worker in Michigan was convinced he was looking at a young tiger lying in a driveway, so he approached with care. He grabbed a pole and a shield, and called police.
- Hundreds of trees in park set for removal due to disease Updated: May-28-15 8:03 am
CANNON TOWNSHIP, Michigan - Hundreds of trees have been marked for removal at a popular western Michigan park because of disease.
- Jeter credits parents for success in Michigan appearance Updated: May-27-15 11:26 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - Retired baseball star Derek Jeter says lessons from his parents are behind a successful career that saw him play in 20 seasons for the New York Yankees.
- Woman crashes car into empty pool in Grand Rapids Updated: May-26-15 7:23 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - Police say a woman accidentally drove her car into an empty pool in Grand Rapids.
- Veterans get diplomas in Michigan years after leaving school Updated: May-26-15 6:18 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - Two veterans have received their high school diplomas in the Grand Rapids area long after leaving school.
- Grand Rapids fastest grower in Top 10 Michigan communities Updated: May-21-15 7:10 pm
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - The U.S. Census Bureau says Grand Rapids added about 1,300 people in the latest population estimate, making Michigan's second-largest city the fastest growing among the state's 10 largest communities.
- Girl, 20 months, airlifted to hospital after pit bull attack Updated: May-21-15 3:56 pm
ALANSON, Michigan - Northern Michigan authorities say a pit bull-type dog attacked and caused major injuries to a 20-month-old girl in her home.
- Dunes trail closed to pets to protect nesting piping plovers Updated: May-21-15 8:17 am
EMPIRE, Michigan - A popular hiking trail at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore has been temporarily closed to pets in an effort to protect endangered birds.
- Black health workers lose appeal over treating white patient Updated: May-21-15 4:07 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - An appeals court has upheld a decision that kills a discrimination lawsuit filed by black home health care workers who were told they couldn't take care of a white patient.
- After Babcock's departure, Detroit's focus turns to Blashill Updated: May-20-15 7:44 pm
DETROIT - Red Wings general manager Ken Holland says he wants to talk to minor league coach Jeff Blashill about Detroit's coaching vacancy.
- Detroit's Belle Isle getting canoe, kayak launches, rentals Updated: May-19-15 8:17 pm
DETROIT - Michigan and several groups say Belle Isle Park in Detroit will have kayak and canoe rentals this year and two launches beginning next year.
- $100K settlement reached with family of boy who died at farm Updated: May-19-15 8:19 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - A $100,000 settlement has been reached in a federal wrongful death lawsuit by the family of one of two young people who died in 2010 after falling into a tank at a Barry County dairy farm.
- Michigan State student goes from homeless to fellowship Updated: May-19-15 4:14 am
EAST LANSING, Michigan - It started simply as a place to grab some sleep after a night of wandering the streets, but the Grand Rapids Public Library turned into the start of a path to a premier graduate student fellowship for Raeuf Roushangar.
- Winners announced in Michigan APME newspaper contest Updated: May-17-15 2:11 pm
DETROIT - Newspapers in Detroit, Ann Arbor and Jackson were named the best in the state Sunday in the annual Michigan Associated Press Media Editors newspaper competition.
- Boat wreck at Lake Michigan pier kills 1, hurts 3 others Updated: May-16-15 1:23 pm
PORT SHELDON TOWNSHIP, Michigan - A 24-year-old man has been killed and three other people injured after their boat struck the outside wall of a pier in western Michigan's Port Sheldon Township.
- Michigan couple name son No. 13; decision was a challenge Updated: May-15-15 11:38 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - The 13th son of a Michigan couple now has a name.
- King Tut's tomb re-creation at Grand Rapids Public Museum Updated: May-15-15 4:14 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - King Tut was a minor Egyptian pharaoh, lost to history beneath the sands of the Egyptian desert for more than three-and-a-half millennia.
- Feds urge judge: Don't put cloak over Gabrion appeal Updated: May-15-15 4:05 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - Federal prosecutors in western Michigan are urging a judge to let the public see recent court filings in a death penalty case.
- Judge: 13-year-old boy competent for trial in fatal stabbing Updated: May-14-15 8:10 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - A 13-year-old boy is competent for trial in the fatal stabbing of a 9-year-old boy at a western Michigan playground and can learn details of the legal process like any other defendant, a judge has ruled.
- Couple sells used outdoor gear in Grand Rapids shop Updated: May-13-15 6:10 pm
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - After operating the Switchback Gear Exchange in Marquette for the past five years, Mike and Rachel Posthumus have moved their winning formula for buying and selling outdoor gear to their hometown.
- Grand Rapids gets a little more welcoming to skateboarders Updated: May-13-15 9:22 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - Grand Rapids is getting a little more welcoming to skateboarders.