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  • Memorial service planned Saturday for victim in US 131 rollover

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Family and friends of a teen killed last weekend in a rollover crash on US 131 will gather Saturday in her honor for a Celebration of Life. Alexis Brown-Johnston, of Grand Rapids, was just 15-years-old when she died just days before her 16th birthday. A memorial service is being held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Guest House off Stocking Street in Grand Rapids. “Her gentle smile could melt the hearts of all those around her and her […]

  • US 131 at I-96 closed, large police presence

    COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. — Michigan State Police have closed all northbound lanes of U.S. 131 at I-96 due to a crash in front of the Fifth Third Ballpark sign. Northbound traffic has been shut down since about 11:54 p.m. Friday, leaving traffic backed up for at least a mile or more. There are no word on any injuries but crews are still on scene. We are working to learn more information and bring you the latest once we learn it.

  • Cousins and wife expecting baby boy in September

    WASHINGTON (AP/FOX 17) — Kirk Cousins will soon be spending his contract money on diapers. Cousins and his wife announced that they’re expecting a baby this September. Julie Cousins posted about the news on Instagram  with a picture of their dog, Bentley, holding up a sign reading, “Mom & Dad are getting me a human.” On Friday, they posted a video to the social media site to reveal  they’re a baby boy. The quarterback responded to a congratulatory tweet from […]

  • Fire chief resigns, deputy fire chief fired in Cascade Township

    CASCADE TOWNSHIP, Mich – A national search will begin in April for a new fire chief in Cascade Township following the announcement of Chief John Sigg’s retirement on Friday. Sigg had been with the department for the past 29 years, serving as chief since 2001. “We appreciate the many contributions that Chief Sigg has made to the Cascade Fire Department over the years,” said Rob Beahan, Cascade Township Supervisor in a press release.  “Under his leadership, we have expanded the […]

  • GRPD: Body found in the Grand River near downtown

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Police are investigating after a body was reportedly discovered in the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids Friday afternoon. It happened around in the 1500 block of Scribner, according to officials with the Grand Rapids Police Department. Police say an unidentified male was found dead  floating in the river. An autopsy is planned to help determine a cause of death and his identity has not been released as of yet. Dive teams with the Kent County […]

  • West Ottawa HS, Pam Pierson – Classroom of the Week 3/24

    A special reunion for the Classroom of the Week, March 24, 2017. Erica Francis surprises her former teacher at West Ottawa HS. West Ottawa HS Jazz Band: Award-winning art program at West Ottawa HS:

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    House sets risky health care vote after Trump demands it

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House steered toward a climactic vote Friday on the Republican health care overhaul, plunging ahead despite deep uncertainty over whether they had the votes to prevail in what loomed as a monumental gamble for President Donald Trump and his GOP allies in Congress. Debate began after White House officials told fractious GOP lawmakers at a Thursday night meeting at the Capitol that Trump was finished negotiating with GOP holdouts and would move on to the rest […]

  • Leisure time is the rule at the Cottage & Lakefront Living Show

    Cottage & Lakefront Living Show DeVos Place, downtown Grand Rapids March 24, 12 p.m – 9 p.m. March 25, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. March 26, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Download a coupon A wide variety of things to see at Cottage & Lakefront Living Show: There`s a beach at the Cottage & Lakefront Living Show: All kinds of watercraft at Cottage & Lakeshore Living Show:

  • Friday: Go orange for Kids’ Food Basket

    Kids’ Food Basket Special events where you can support Kids’ Food Basket Letter from child who gets meals from Kids Food Basket: On location: Use #KFBGoOrange today: You can fight childhood hunger with Kids Food Basket: