6 hrs ago
Two dead, others injured after Caledonia crash
Michigan State Police are investigating a three-vehicle crash that killed two people Saturday night and injured others, a Kent County police dispatcher confirmed.
21 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.
Fri May 24, 2013
Live coverage: Murder suspect to appear in court today for street shooting of half-brother
A judge could hear evidence against Royale Runyon today in the murder of his half-brother, Mahdi Hayes, during a spurt of homicides in December 2012 .
Thu May 23, 2013
John Ball Zoo Society votes to change management structure
John Ball Zoo Society members on Thursday approved an historic vote that moves the 122-year-old zoo toward reorganizing into a non-profit, public-private partnership.
Cedar Springs teen involved in Algoma Township crash upgraded to serious condition
Kathy Hubert, on right, and her daughter, Victoria, watch as Kent County officials assess the scene of a road commission truck crashed into an Algoma Township house on Thursday, May 16, after a two-vehicle crash.
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.
Wed May 22, 2013
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
Testimony: Hoskins Admits To Killing Maze
A friend and a cousin of Jahleel Hoskins say he's admitted to killing his girlfriend and throwing her body in a Dumpster.
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.
Recession slowed 'job sprawl' in West Michigan, Brookings Institution study finds
A study released by the Brookings Institution showed that the recession slowed, but did not halt, the gradual shifting of jobs from Grand Rapids to the region's suburbs.
Cannon Township group gathers to discuss anti-fracking ordinance
Jim Olson, founder of FLOW of Michigan, leads a meeting with citizens at at meeting in Cannon Township on Wednesday, May 22.
John Ball Zoo Society preps for historic vote to create new governing group
Yogi, a male grizzly, explores his new home at the John Ball Zoo on Thursday, May 9. The exhibit has new windows to give visitors a closer experience with the bears, as well as a new space for the bears to dig and a waterfall.
Tue May 21, 2013
Energy efficiency: New provider expected to save GRCC $850,000 over 15 years
Grand Rapids Community College expects to save more than $850,000 over a 15-year period by mothballing its boilers and purchasing steam from a local provider.
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
West Michigan Tornado Sirens
Most of us at one time or another have heard the tornado sirens sounding during severe weather.
Kent County, nonprofit closer on deal for dental services to Medicaid patients
Kent County and a nonprofit agency have reached a tentative deal relocating two satellite health clinics at the old Kentwood library and offering dental services to Medicaid patients.
Kent County commissioner checked on embezzlement prevention plan
With allegations of embezzlement from public coffers coming from his hometown last week, Kent County Commissioner Dick VanderMolen asked county officials what controls are in place to prevent similar incidents at the county.
Angry cow tries to ram car, home in Algoma Township: Police dispatchers
A 2010 image of a cow on the loose after a cattle hauler overturned on U.S. 131 near Cedar Springs ALGOMA TOWNSHIP, MI -- Kent County animal control officers responded this afternoon to a home near Cedar Springs on a report of cow trying to ram a vehicle, then a house.
Addiction counselor: Drug culture squanders freedom earned by our heroes
Youths smoke marijuana at the Denver 4/20 pro-marijuana rally at Civic Center Park in Denver, Saturday, April 20, 2013.
Mon May 20, 2013
Potent storm knocks out power to thousands in West Michigan
Thousands were without power in Northern Kent County and western Montcalm County after a line of strong storms blew through West Michigan.