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    8 people hit by car while walking to apartments in Florida

    PERDIDO KEY, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities say eight people were injured when they were struck by a car while walking to an apartment complex. The Florida Highway Patrol said it happened Saturday night on Perdido Key, on the Florida Panhandle near Pensacola. Local news outlets report that the eight friends were walking back to an apartment complex when they were struck by a car from behind. At least two people were critically injured, while others were treated and released […]

  • Sparta police looking for man who impersonated cop

    SPARTA, Mich. — Police are searching for a man who they say pretended to be a cop and tried to detain two people. The man claimed to be an off-duty police officer during an incident on Sunday, according to the Sparta Police Department. Police would not provide any further details, but they are hoping the pictures are clear enough for someone to identify him. Anyone with information is asked to call Officer David Price at 616-887-8716 or the Sparta Police Department 24 hour non-emergency […]

  • Iglesias drives in 3 to help Tigers end streak

    DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers got two things they needed Sunday afternoon. They put up big runs, got four scoreless innings from their bullpen and ended a four-game losing streak with a 7-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox. “We’ve been quiet with the bats, but we got two in the ninth yesterday, so maybe that was the turning point,” Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said. “We were much better today, and the pitching held on for us.” Jordan Zimmermann […]

  • Joe Logano pulls away to win NASCAR race at Richmond

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Joey Logano smiled as if he’d stolen something and got away with it, and that wasn’t far from the truth. Logano passed distracted and dominant Penske Racing teammate Brad Keselowski on one restart and then pulled away on another with about 20 laps to go to win the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway on Sunday. “We were just fast enough to break through and kind of steal a win,” Logano said. […]

  • Grant secured to stabilize bluff on which Perrigo HQ sits

    ALLEGAN, Mich. (AP) — The city of Allegan has received a $4 million federal grant to stabilize an eroding river bluff that could threaten the North American headquarters of drugmaker Perrigo Co. ASTI Environmental, an environmental and engineering services firm, says in a release it worked with Allegan in securing the grant. The Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency is expected to cover 75 percent of the project’s cost. The city plans to work with Perrigo […]

  • Protesters demonstrate outside controversial designer puppy store

    GRANDVILLE, Mich. — Several dozen demonstrators protested the opening of the new Barking Boutique location in Grandville Sunday afternoon. This is the third time the owner has tried to open the controversial business which sells designer dogs. Last year, the Lakes Mall in Muskegon backed out of a deal just days before the store’s grand opening and a few months later the business opened in the Woodland Mall for a couple days before being evicted. Protesters say the owner gets his dog […]

  • Famous climber is killed near Mount Everest

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Swiss climber acclaimed for his rapid ascents – including scaling dozens of peaks in the Alps in a little more than two months – was killed Sunday in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest in Nepal, expedition organizers said. Ueli Steck was killed at Camp 1 of Mount Nuptse, Mingma Sherpa of Seven Summit Treks said. Steck’s body has been recovered from the site and been taken to Lukla, where the only airport in the […]

  • President warns that North Korea’s missiles will get better

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Trump said after North Korea’s latest failed rocket launch that communist leader Kim Jong-Un will eventually develop better missiles, and “we can’t allow it to happen.” In a taped interview broadcast Sunday on CBS’ “Face the Nation,” the president would not discuss the possibility of military action, saying: “It is a chess game. I just don’t want people to know what my thinking is.” Separately, Trump’s national security adviser, Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, […]

  • Fire destroys barn at fruit farm in Allegan County

    ALLEGAN COUNTY, Mich. — It took multiple departments to help extinguish a fully-involved barn fire in Allegan County Sunday. The fire started at 6:10 a.m. in the 6700 block of 111th Avenue. The chief says they do not know how the fire started just yet but say it is not considered suspicious. No one was injured. The barn, which was used as a storage unit for the fruit farm, is now a total loss, according to authorities.