11:30 AM May 7, 2014
A dash toward freedom from a jail van by a Michigan man accused of felonious assault and failure to register as a sex offender lasted about 15 minutes.
10:48 AM May 7, 2014
When the SS Badger sets sail May 16, the venerable and historic car ferry will sport new combustion controls that will enable it to burn coal more efficiently.
10:19 AM May 7, 2014
The Michigan House passed a $36.5 billion omnibus budget bill Tuesday as the Senate approved parts of its spending plan that would increase higher education funding by 6.8 percent.
9:33 AM May 7, 2014
The Detroit public school district has fired a teacher after she used a broomstick to try and break up a fight between two teenage boys.
8:00 AM May 7, 2014
A second person has been charged in the murder of Muskegon Heights teen last month.
6:59 AM May 7, 2014
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. East wind around 17 mph.
5:52 AM May 7, 2014
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
1:08 AM May 7, 2014
Warriors blank Chargers; Bucs fall to Bulldogs
1:02 AM May 7, 2014
Groover helps SL baseball score sweep over Fruitport
12:01 AM May 7, 2014
A $90 million bond proposal put before voters in the West Ottawa school district was approved Tuesday. Sixty-seven percent of voters from the four-township school district said yes, while 33 percent voted no.
10:28 PM May 6, 2014
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Arbor Day Foundation have given 125 communities in the state the "Tree City USA" certification for their efforts in 2013.
5:00 PM May 6, 2014
The Lakeshore Dining Divas recently galloped south to check out a Holland steakhouse, and found “hanging a dollar” to their liking.
3:51 PM May 6, 2014
Two years in, schools are having mixed success putting new healthier school lunch rules in place.
3:01 PM May 6, 2014
Faithful reader, please indulge me in a little experiment; a challenge: Set the alarm on your phone for every six minutes. For maximum effect, choose the most jarring tone and turn the volume high.
2:00 PM May 6, 2014
Local high schools are surpassing state and national average graduation rates.
1:07 PM May 6, 2014
School districts in New Mexico's Four Corners area are going the extra mile to hire new teachers, and they are looking at the Midwest for help.
12:47 PM May 6, 2014
Thieves stole electronics in a home invasion Monday in the area of Dangl Road and Heights Ravenna Road.