12:45 PM Apr 8, 2015
A couple who are both school bus drivers with ties to the Michigan Militia embezzled at least $50,000 from the woman's mother and used it to buy an arsenal of firearms that included a machine gun and 17,000 rounds of ammunition, authorities say.
12:01 PM Apr 8, 2015
Grand Haven State Park employees are preparing for another season at the lakefront beach and campsite.
10:59 AM Apr 8, 2015
Parts of Michigan's sex offender registry law are unconstitutional, including a requirement that offenders stay at least 1,000 feet from schools, a federal judge has ruled.
10:03 AM Apr 8, 2015
Now that the ice is off Spring Lake, crews are hard at work moving dock sections into the water to make room for this weekend’s Lubber’s Cup Regatta at the Spring Lake Yacht Club.
9:00 AM Apr 8, 2015
A divorced father and the seven children he was trying to raise on a kitchen worker's salary were poisoned in their sleep by carbon monoxide only days after the power company discovered a stolen meter and cut off electricity to their rental home, police said Tuesday.
8:00 AM Apr 8, 2015
Access to Grand Isle Drive near Grand Isle Marina has been limited for the past few days after public works crews discovered a water main break that was saturating the area.
6:52 AM Apr 8, 2015
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8 a.m. High near 47. East wind 9 to 16 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
5:48 AM Apr 8, 2015
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
12:06 AM Apr 8, 2015
Western Michigan Christian senior Eric Bourdo will play soccer at Muskegon Community College next fall, while classmate Devin Eekhoff will hit the gridiron for the Dordt College football team.
10:25 PM Apr 7, 2015
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel won a second term Tuesday in a runoff election that hinged on serious financial challenges facing the nation's third-largest city and the brusque management style of the former White House chief of staff.
6:01 PM Apr 7, 2015
Trying to slim down? Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig scored the best marks for effectiveness in a review of research on commercial diet programs, but many other plans just haven't been studied enough to evaluate long-term results.
5:00 PM Apr 7, 2015
Two of West Michigan's popular rail-trails are scheduled for major work this summer, according to blogger Howard Meyerson.
3:50 PM Apr 7, 2015
The state wants to limit the times of year when dredging is allowed in part of southwestern Michigan to protect lake sturgeon, officials announced Monday.
3:01 PM Apr 7, 2015
Hello. My name is Olivia O’Toole, and I’m taking over my mom’s (Kelly O’Toole) column this month because I think what I have to say might interest you. This is all about love the way I, a 12-year-old, see it.
2:03 PM Apr 7, 2015
A money crunch is keeping the Ottawa County Road Commission from expanding the shoulders along a popular roadway.
1:00 PM Apr 7, 2015
A new celebration of magic is coming to southwestern Michigan in an effort to boost business in a small community and attract more visitors.
12:05 PM Apr 7, 2015
Local kids show off their skills to downtown visitors. (WITH VIDEO)