8:02 AM Jul 6, 2015
Mayor Dan Ruiter beamed as he watched area residents socialize at William Ferry Park after the Fourth of July Parade on Saturday.
7:02 AM Jul 6, 2015
A beach hazard warning is in effect from this afternoon through Tuesday morning.
6:02 AM Jul 6, 2015
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
12:08 AM Jul 6, 2015
Detroit slugger Miguel Cabrera will be sidelined with a left calf injury for at least six weeks after the Tigers placed the AL batting leader on the disabled list for the first time in his career.
5:17 PM Jul 5, 2015
(UPDATED: Sunday 11:45 p.m. with Video and full story) Four people jumped ship when a 20-foot, 1988 Crestliner Nordic boat caught on fire late Sunday afternoon in the Grand River near the Harbor Island boat launch.
3:03 PM Jul 5, 2015
Pearl Thompson was a student at Shaw University in 1942 when she was told she couldn’t check out a book from Raleigh’s public library because she was black.
12:50 PM Jul 5, 2015
For those of you that missed the Fireworks show last night heres a time-lapse video of the whole show, enjoy!
12:15 PM Jul 5, 2015
The beach report gives you an up-close look at conditions at our area beaches
12:00 PM Jul 5, 2015
Buoyed by a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, advocates of overhauling how Michigan draws legislative and congressional seats plan to raise public awareness about redistricting in preparation for a potential 2016 ballot initiative.
9:30 AM Jul 5, 2015
A lawsuit filed on behalf of two registered sex offenders cites Indiana's new religious objections law in arguing they've been wrongly prohibited from worshipping at churches that have schools on the same property.
7:00 AM Jul 5, 2015
In Kay Meader's pantry, there are 36 bottles of salad dressing, 19 containers of grated parmesan cheese, 11 pancake syrups and 10 enormous jugs of ketchup.
5:45 AM Jul 5, 2015
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
6:00 PM Jul 4, 2015
President Barack Obama dearly wanted to get the government in the business of rating colleges and universities based on value and affordability, promising a new system by 2015. Now that goal is shriveling under the weight of a concerted opposition from universities, lawmakers and bureaucrats in Obama's own administration.
3:20 PM Jul 4, 2015
(UPDATED: 2:55 p.m. Saturday) A Grand Rapids man had to ditch his boat in the Grand River late Saturday morning when fire enveloped his engine compartment.
3:02 PM Jul 4, 2015
The Miss USA pageant, left without a TV home following blowback against co-owner Donald Trump over his comments on Mexican immigrants, has been rescued by the Reelz channel.