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    Boy missing from Hillsdale County found safe

      HILLSDALE, Mich. – UPDATE: On Friday evening, the Hillsdale County Sheriff’s Department confirmed Jace Landon Lyon has been found safe. Jace Landon Lyon, who is also known as Cody Jackson Laser was last seen about 6:30pm Wednesday on Moore Road in Hillsdale.  He is nine years old, is 4’2″ tall, weighs about 55lbs and has light brown hair and brown eyes.  He has a one inch scar on the left side of his head and is missing hair at […]

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    Police: Suspect arrested after pointing gun at man

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids Police say a 37-year-old man has been arrested after pointing a gun at another man Friday night. The incident was reported shortly after 7 p.m. outside the Boost Mobile store at Bridge Street NW and Lane Avenue.  Officials say the suspect then fled south on lane and went into a home in the 1000 block of Douglas Street. Police surrounded the home and later entered it and arrested the man, according to a release. […]

  • WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 17:  Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's pick to be the next Secretary of Education, testifies during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill  January 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. DeVos is known for her advocacy of school choice and education voucher programs and is a long-time leader of the Republican Party in Michigan.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

    Report: DeVos committee vote moved to Jan. 31

    WASHINGTON — The Senate committee vote for Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump’s pick for education secretary, has been delayed, according to Politico.   The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing has been moved to Tuesday, Jan. 31.  It was initially scheduled Jan. 24. The committee says its members need more time to review potential conflicts of interest for DeVos. On Friday, DeVos finalized her financial and ethics disclosures. In documents released by the Office of Government Ethics, DeVos, a […]

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    Florida man’s message in bottle turns up 34 years later

    PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — It took about 34 years, but a sailor finally got a response to a message he stuffed into a plastic bottle and tossed into the Atlantic Ocean. Then 19-year-old Ron Herbst was a petty officer in the Navy aboard the USS Coral Sea. His message included the ship’s coordinates, his name, the date and his address. Less than a year later, a couple found the bottle while vacationing in the Florida Keys. But Gordon and Cindy […]

  • WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20:  U.S. President Donald Trump delivers his inaugural address on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. In today's inauguration ceremony Donald J. Trump becomes the 45th president of the United States.  (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

    White House freezes new regulations

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is putting a freeze on any new regulations and halting ones that former President Barack Obama’s administration had started. A memo from White House chief of staff Reince Priebus says federal agencies shouldn’t submit any completed regulations to be published in the Federal Register until President Donald Trump’s administration can review them. The memo also freezes any regulations that were in the pipeline to be published. Regulations that have already been published but haven’t […]

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    Several facing drug charges after police raid Kalamazoo house

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Several people were arrested on drug chargers after police raided a house  in Kalamazoo on Friday. It happened in the 600 block of Ada Street. Police say the SWAT team executed a search warrants after they received many complaints of violence and drug trafficking inside the home. Authorities also say 5 different narcotics traffickers were distributing crack cocaine inside the residence. During the raid, 4 suspects allegedly tried running off through a backdoor, but police were waiting […]

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    Man reportedly stabbed by brother in Big Rapids

    MECOSTA COUNTY, Mich. — A 22-year-old man was arrested for allegedly stabbing his brother during an argument Friday afternoon. It happened just after 2 p.m. in the 1100 block of Appleridge Apartments in Big Rapids. Police say the victim, a 21-year-old Big Rapids man, was reportedly stabbed three times in the leg before the suspect ran off. The victim was taken to Spectrum Health in Big Rapids for treatment. Authorities soon caught up with the Standwood man on 205th Avenue […]

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    Emergency crews respond to multi-vehicle crash on Lake Michigan Drive

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Emergency crews have responded to a crash along Lake Michigan Drive near Family Fare Friday evening. It happened around 6:30 p.m. Officials with the Grand Rapids Police Department said at least four vehicles were involved and injuries were reported.  One of the vehicles involved was reportedly on fire. At least one person was taken to the hospital with injuries, police said. This is a developing story.

  • Retired Marine Corps general James Mattis testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on his nomination to be the next secretary of defense in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on January 12, 2017. / AFP / Mandel Ngan        (Photo credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

    Senate confirms Trump’s first two Cabinet members

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — The Senate confirmed President Donald Trump’s first Cabinet members Friday, formally approving his defense secretary and secretary of homeland security. The final vote to confirm retired Marine Gen. James Mattis to run the Department of Defense was 98-1. New York Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand was the only senator to vote against him, with Alabama Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions — Trump’s pick for attorney general — abstaining. Retired Marine Gen. John Kelly similarly sailed through for Homeland Security, […]