4:00 PM Jul 4, 2013
Traverse City's new $360,000 splash pad, which experienced a sewer backup that rained human waste-contaminated water on five or six children who were playing at the time of the problem, didn't have some permits that typically are needed, officials said.
3:00 PM Jul 4, 2013
Say, you should be a model. Sure.
1:24 PM Jul 4, 2013
The operator of a southeastern Michigan skydiving company says his pilot is blameless in a close encounter with a Spirit Airlines plane that forced the jetliner with 131 people aboard into a sharp evasive dive.
12:00 PM Jul 4, 2013
A $500,000 Consumers Energy project to help fish stay cooler on the Manistee River this summer could benefit species including brown trout and Chinook salmon, officials said.
10:01 AM Jul 4, 2013
The Michigan Senate adjourned Wednesday without voting on whether to expand government health insurance eligibility to more low-income adults — a move that was expected but was nevertheless disappointing to the bill's backers on the Senate floor and in its packed gallery.
9:00 AM Jul 4, 2013
A man has pleaded guilty to providing a gun to another man who killed seven people in Grand Rapids in 2011.
8:00 AM Jul 4, 2013
Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law changes in Michigan's home foreclosure rules but is calling on lawmakers to swiftly enact more legislation to clarify some issues.
7:00 AM Jul 4, 2013
A 20 percent chance of showers before 9 a.m. Areas of fog before noon. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 72. South-southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
6:26 PM Jul 3, 2013
(UPDATED: 12:10 p.m. Friday) Police said charges are being sought on three suspects arrested Wednesday for stealing tires off cars at a dealership in the Whitehall area.
5:00 PM Jul 3, 2013
Betty of Norton Shores asked, "Can you find out what I think I heard was an explosion (between 9:30 and 10:30 p.m. Monday, June 24). I live on Pontaluna Road in Norton Shores. A neighbor on Grand Haven Road also heard it. "
4:25 PM Jul 3, 2013
(UPDATE: Wednesday 4:25 p.m.) A Pennsylvania woman was killed and two people were sent to the hospital after a two-vehicle crash in Robinson Township on Tuesday night.
4:00 PM Jul 3, 2013
How about a macaroni and cheese dish with a twist for the Sunday after "Coast Guard Saturday"?
4:00 PM Jul 3, 2013
There is no more agonizing debate in our society right now than abortion. All the articles and letters to the editor in our West Michigan newspapers are heartfelt, but the following points never seem to be made.
3:01 PM Jul 3, 2013
Sales of fireworks are booming throughout Ottawa County, thanks in part to the Fourth of July holiday falling mid-week.
2:00 PM Jul 3, 2013
Thumbs up to all of the participants in the recent Sand Sculpture Contest and the Beach Survival Challenge.
1:00 PM Jul 3, 2013
A tug boat owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has sunk while being towed in the upper St. Marys River, authorities said.