ARTICLES

Sheriff fires sergeant for releasing man

May 27, 2015
| By AP
Authorities say a jail sergeant has been fired after the early release of an Ottawa County corrections officer who was booked into a county jail. Read More

African-American health workers lose appeal

May 21, 2015
| By AP
An appeals court has upheld a decision that kills a discrimination lawsuit filed by African-American home health care workers. Read More

Dairy farm reaches settlement in wrongful death suit

May 19, 2015
| By AP
A settlement has been reached in a federal wrongful death lawsuit by the family of one of two young people who died at a dairy farm in the region. Read More

Perrigo buys Mexico pharma operation for $34M

May 13, 2015
| By AP
Perrigo has bought the Mexico operations of Pantheon Pharmaceuticals, expanding its business in that country and giving it the ability to make drugs in soft gel form. Read More

Rand Paul stops in Grand Rapids

April 30, 2015
| By AP
Republican presidential contender Rand Paul will make a campaign stop next week in Grand Rapids. Read More

Energy company reaches $25M settlement with state

April 27, 2015
| By AP
LANSING — An energy company has pleaded no contest to attempted anti-trust violations and agreed to pay $25 million to settle claims that it conspired to keep prices down during an auction for oil and gas leases, state officials announced. Read More

Perrigo rejects $29B offer from rival drug maker

April 22, 2015
| By AP
Over-the-counter medicine maker Perrigo is turning down a buyout offer from a rival generic drug maker that valued the company at $205 per share, or almost $29 billion, because it's too low. Read More

Meijer Gardens dedicating ‘Iron Tree’ sculpture

April 20, 2015
| By AP
A large iron sculpture by Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei that's designed to prompt thoughts about how different people and cultures come together is being dedicated today at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. Read More

Police chief defends officers' conduct in traffic stop

April 16, 2015
| By AP
A police chief in the region is defending his officers' conduct in a traffic stop that led to a federal lawsuit. Read More

Fire destroys factory

April 13, 2015
| By AP
Authorities are investigating after an overnight fire destroyed a vacant factory in Grand Rapids. Read More