2:05 PM Feb 9, 2014
A member of Congress proposed legislation Wednesday that would order the federal government to cut off links in Chicago waterways between Lake Michigan and the Mississippi River system to protect the Great Lakes from Asian carp and other invasive species.
12:00 PM Feb 9, 2014
Local governments bore steep cuts in revenue-sharing payments from Michigan in the 2000s as sales tax collections lagged and lawmakers siphoned off money to deal with budget deficits.
10:02 AM Feb 9, 2014
President Barack Obama told a non-denominational gathering of political leaders Thursday that freedom of religion across the world is important to national security and is a central tenet of U.S. diplomacy.
7:59 AM Feb 9, 2014
For some Jewish women the problem isn’t getting married, it’s relinquishing the bonds when things go sour.
6:00 AM Feb 9, 2014
Snow showers likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. West-northwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
6:05 PM Feb 8, 2014
Climate change is already hurting American farmers and rural residents, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Wednesday, warning that the U.S. would regret any failure to adapt and prepare for shifting weather realities.
4:00 PM Feb 8, 2014
Reunions of old rock bands can be a lot of fun for their fans, as well as a difficult look at our own mortality.
2:30 PM Feb 8, 2014
While several Olympic sponsors have spoken out against Russia's restrictions on gay rights ahead of the Sochi Winter Games, Chevrolet is rolling out two ads during the U.S. broadcast of the opening ceremony on Friday that feature gay couples.
1:00 PM Feb 8, 2014
A group of Careerline Tech Center students have launched a campaign to show their fellow teens the dangers of drinking and driving.
11:37 AM Feb 8, 2014
A Grand Rapids man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder after telling police that he killed an elderly neighbor 25 years ago.
10:00 AM Feb 8, 2014
Lake Michigan has resembled the Arctic Circle in recent weeks, a trend that has been similar in all of the Great Lakes this winter.
9:00 AM Feb 8, 2014
A reporter who gathered footage of a small airplane crash that killed two in northern lower Michigan has been charged under a state law that prohibits taking pictures of human remains in a grave.
8:00 AM Feb 8, 2014
Two employees of a West Michigan prison where a convicted killer escaped for 24 hours have been suspended, officials said Friday.
6:53 AM Feb 8, 2014
President Barack Obama signed the 2014 farm bill into law Friday at Michigan State University, and apparently many local farmers are jumping on the hay wagon.
6:00 AM Feb 8, 2014
A chance for snow all weekend and continued cold.
12:32 AM Feb 8, 2014
Without question, the Buccaneers’ varsity girls basketball team had revenge on its mind when it took the court Friday night against East Kentwood.