6:00 PM Oct 12, 2014
A decade ago, states offered wind-energy developers an open-armed embrace, envisioning a bright future for an industry that would offer cheap electricity, new jobs and steady income for large landowners, especially in rural areas with few other economic prospects.
4:04 PM Oct 12, 2014
The nation's largest flight attendants union says it wants airline passengers to return to stowing cellphones and other electronics during takeoffs and landings, but the group's arguments didn't seem to fly in court.
2:00 PM Oct 12, 2014
It may be merely symbolic, but Michigan voters will get a chance during the Nov. 4 election to send a message about whether hunters should be permitted to target the gray wolf, a hardy predator staking a new claim to the Upper Peninsula a half-century after being shot, poisoned and trapped into statewide oblivion.
12:00 PM Oct 12, 2014
Grand Haven’s municipal electric provider could soon have a new leader in charge.
10:08 AM Oct 12, 2014
The Vatican's top legislator says he favors a radical change in how the Catholic Church handles marriage annulments to speed them up and reduce costs and red tape.
7:50 AM Oct 12, 2014
Catholic Cemeteries has dedicated a new 32-foot sculpture in a western Chicago suburb honoring Pope John Paul II, in light of his 2014 declaration as a saint.
5:45 AM Oct 12, 2014
Areas of frost before 8 am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 57. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph.
6:03 PM Oct 11, 2014
The Obama administration unveiled a new version of HealthCare.gov on Wednesday, with some improvements as well as at least one early mistake and a new challenge.
3:57 PM Oct 11, 2014
The siren wailed and the Spring Lake Township fire truck’s lights flashed as Scott Witte drove down a cul de sac Friday morning.
2:02 PM Oct 11, 2014
President Barack Obama is all in with his economic pitch. The American public is not. Over the next 27 days, either the public or the president is going to get the message.
12:00 PM Oct 11, 2014
A New York appeals court will decide in coming weeks whether chimpanzees are entitled to "legal personhood" in a case that could lead to expanded rights for animals such as gorillas, elephants and dolphins, according to the lawyer advocating for a 26-year-old chimp named Tommy.
10:52 AM Oct 11, 2014
The Tribune's website has been blowing up with comments on the Dewey Hill cross issue. Next week, readers will have the opportunity to address the situation live at the Tribune's Community Conversation.
10:00 AM Oct 11, 2014
A nursing home chain has agreed to pay $38 million to resolve allegations that it billed Medicare and Medicaid for substandard care at nearly three dozen facilities around the country, the Justice Department said Friday.
9:00 AM Oct 11, 2014
Downtown Grand Haven officials are looking to the past to recognize and preserve places for the city’s future.
8:00 AM Oct 11, 2014
An Indianapolis woman has won $300,000 in the annual ArtPrize competition in Grand Rapids.
7:00 AM Oct 11, 2014
In the passionate, animal enthusiast’s world, often good intentions lead individuals in over their head.