Showers likely, mainly after 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Southwest wind 13 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
A 16-year-old armed with two knives went on a stabbing and slashing spree at a high school on Wednesday, leaving 20 people injured, including a school police officer who eventually subdued him with the help of an assistant principal.
Senate Republicans derailed a Democratic bill Wednesday curbing paycheck discrimination against women, an effort that even in defeat Democrats hoped would pay political dividends in this fall's congressional elections.
Local, county and state leaders are hoping to hit the trail with almost $1 million in federal funds to design a nonmotorized path system that links the Lakeshore with the Grand Rapids metropolitan area.