3 hrs ago
MLive Top Five includes H&M, helicopter patrols, Forest Hills sexual assault investigation
Watch the attached video for a 30-second preview of the MLive Top Five. These stories are five of the most viewed on MLive.com for the week of May 19-25, 2013.
8 hrs ago
This 2013 Parade of Home entry's 'farmhouse' style conceals its $1 million elegance
When you drive up to the 2013 Parade of Homes entry at 7110 Weller Ct. NE, its farmhouse style does not create the impression that it's a mansion whose owners spent more than $1 million to build it.
12 hrs ago
Five voting precincts to move in Grand Rapids due to GRPS closings
Three voting precincts in the city's Third Ward will relocate for an August primary election, and two more in the First Ward will have to move before an election in November.
Fri May 24, 2013
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
Breaking Now: Standoff Ends in Grand Rapids near Giddings and Boston
Grand Rapids Police Captain Eric Payne tells FOX17 a police standoff has come to a close without incident after lasting about 4 hours this evening.
Man charged in December shooting death of his brother used the victim's ATM card hours later
Royale Runyon listens to his attorney speak during his prelim at the Kent County Courthouse before 61st District Court Judge Donald Passenger on Friday, May 24.
Grand Rapids schools building fitness track for MLK students and its neighbors with donations
First United Methodist Church and the Class of 1971 from East Grand Rapids High School have raised more than $45,000 to build a fitness track at Martin Luther King Jr.
'Shooting ourselves in the foot?' Grand Rapids looks to raise softball, cemetery fees
Proposed fee increases for various public services will get the city operating more like a business, administrators say.
WZZM-TV Grand Rapids
Memorial weekend to kickoff record breaking tourism
The number of people in Michigan traveling this Memorial Day is expected to be close to the same as last year, but the people behind the "Pure Michigan" campaign say this big weekend for the travel industry is going to be kicking off a record breaking year for tourism.
Thu May 23, 2013
The 'Top 6 Quotes' overheard at the debut of Failure Lab in Grand Rapids
The debut of Failure-Lab in Grand Rapids at the Wealthy Theatre would best be described as anything but a failure.
Veteran attorney to head Grand Rapids office of Troy-based law firm
Attorney Craig Noland has joined McGraw Morris P.C. as the managing shareholder of its new Grand Rapids office, the Troy-based law firm announced Thursday, May 23.
Expanding Bagger Dave's chain opens downtown Grand Rapids location this weekend
West Michigan's fourth Bagger Dave's "legendary" burger tavern is opening in downtown Grand Rapids just in time for Memorial Day.
2013 Parade of Homes entry focuses on natural setting overlooking the Rogue River
By the time the 2013 Spring Parade of Homes officially opens on Friday, May 24, the drop cloths on the aspen wood flooring and mud on the sidewalks at 7635 Luca Vista will be a dim memory for Tim VerStrate.
Grand Rapids area dining guide: downtown
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'Bee Dazzling' spellers raise $70,000 for The Literacy Center of West Michigan
Guests bid on items during the auction at the 20th Annual Bee Dazzling Spellebration Wednesday evening.
Wed May 22, 2013
US: District Didn't Properly Probe Sex Assault Claims
A school district failed to properly investigate allegations by two students that they were sexually assaulted at their Grand Rapids-area high school, the U.S. Department of Education said.
A sudden squall, snowflakes and a tornado
A sudden squall, snowflakes and a tornado top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history .
Habitat for Humanity of Kent County dedicates Women Build house in Grand Rapids
A house recently completed by the Habitat for Humanity of Kent County was presented Wednesday to its new owner, Randi Challender.
Latrice Maze: Jahleel Hoskins asked for help disposing body, friend testifies
Family and friends of Latrice Maze wipe their eyes during testimony in the prelim for Jahleel Hoskins, charged with the murder of Maze on Wednesday, May 22 at the Kent County Courthouse.
Pure Michigan film crew in Grand Rapids shooting city's national TV spot
A Royal Oak-based film crew is visiting West Michigan this week to get footage for a Grand Rapids-specific Pure Michigan travel marketing commercial that airs June 3. "It's a very fast turnaround," said Michelle Begnoche, spokesperson for the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, the state's marketing arm.