2 hrs ago
West Michigan birth announcements
Grand Rapids: Nov. 26: Daniel Ajirioghene to Faith and Noah Arigo; Nov. 24: Daniel Minh-Hieu to Trucgiang Vo and Michael Tran; Nov. 30: Monty Alan to Courtney and Michael Matlosz Wyoming: Nov. 27: Hunter James to Jamie and James Boomsma; Feb. 2: Kaden Jay to Tiffany and Bradley Felty; Nov. 30: Bernard III to Chantel Terrell and Bernard Cheatom; ... (more)
7 hrs ago
Editorial: Planned Wyoming crime lab a step toward ensuring swift justice
Blood-alcohol tests are among those that Wyoming police plan to test with a new facility aimed at reducing backlogs.
11 hrs ago
Second teen admits guilt in Wyoming home invasion that led to garbage dumpster arrest
A day after his partner was sent to prison for four to 20 years, 19-year-old Jeffrey Rivera decided to plead guilty to the same home invasion.
13 hrs ago
Federal agents say illegal IDs produced in Wyoming homes, sold in Grand Rapids area
After a months-long investigation, police have arrested two suspects who allegedly created and sold fake documents, including fraudulent permanent residency cards and Social Security cards, federal records show.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
10 schools get AEDs with funds from Gus Macker Tournament
The three-on-three basketball tournament, held at Metro Health Village, raised more than $10,000 to buy the AEDs, Metro officials said.
Wyoming police identify couple struck by car while panhandling
Police have released the names of two pedestrians, believed to be panhandling, who were critically injured when they were struck by a car on Monday, Dec. 2. Sallie Lyn Youells, 53, and Gary Lee Brodin, 48, stepped into traffic on 28th Street SW near the U.S. 131 overpass, and were hit by an eastbound Chrysler 300, police said Thursday, Dec. 5. The ... (more)
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Michigan City Plans Own Crime Lab To Speed Results
Authorities in central Michigan say a wood stove and a clogged chimney are the cause of a house fire in Ithaca that left one woman dead.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Kentwood man, 50, killed in crash remembered as loving person
Relatives of a Kentwood man who was struck by a car and killed are remembering him as a loving person who frequently had an amusing story to tell.
Separate Accidents Cause One Fatality and Two Critically Injured
Two separate pedestrian-related accidents in Wyoming have resulted in the death of one man and critical injuries to another man and a woman.
Santa Claus Girls: Dolls, quilts and hats are guild's specialty
Rockford resident Yvonne Doctor poses for a portrait in her home. Doctor and the West Michigan Quilters Guild will be collecting dolls and making quilts to be donated to the Santa Claus Girls.
Kentwood man, 50, killed in first of two pedestrian crashes in Wyoming Monday
A 50-year-old Kentwood man was struck by a pickup truck and killed Monday night as he crossed Division Avenue, police say.
The Detroit News
Michigan city plans own crime lab to speed results
Wyoming -- The Grand Rapids suburb of Wyoming is planning to create its own crime lab as part of an effort to get evidence analyzed more quickly.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Local Republicans prepare runs for soon-to-be vacant 73rd District House seat
Two men have come forward prior to the August 2014 primary, and both aim to represent the 73rd District in varying capacities.
Chad Servis pleads guilty to luring boys for immoral purposes in Wyoming park, judge revokes bond
Moments before his trial was set to begin in Kent County Circuit, Chad Eric Servis pleaded guilty to trying to lure with bad intent 10- and 11-year-old boys in a Wyoming park.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Lansing State Journal
General announcements: Whitney Monticello & Nicholas Van Kalker
The bride is the daughter of Frank and Caryl Monticello of Dewitt, MI. She is a 2008 graduate of MSU with a degree in Business Hospitality.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Small Business Saturday: Shoppers praise 'character,' unique gifts found at retailers
They're often unique and help breathe life and energy into towns and cities throughout the region, said Clugston, a 21-year-old Hudsonville resident.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
WZZM-TV Grand Rapids
The Made in Michigan Holiday Gift Guide
Every weekday from now until Christmas, WZZM's Derek Francis will be featuring a Made in Michigan product that could make a great gift.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Wyoming police identify woman critically injured in crash
Police have identified Lucero Marina Heredia, 20, as the woman critically injured Sunday, Nov. 24, in a crash at 28th Street SW and South Division Avenue.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Grand Valley Lanthorn
The true cost of education
When choosing which college to attend, many students take the amount they have to pay for their education into account.