ARTICLES

Census Bureau estimates West Michigan's population is rising

March 24, 2017
| By AP
Newly released U.S. Census Bureau estimates show communities in parts of West Michigan with relatively strong population growth compared with other parts of the state. Read More

Workers face charges in death of senior living resident

March 23, 2017
| By AP
Two workers have been charged in the death of an 85-year-old woman who was found in cold weather outside an assisted living facility in the area. Read More

Taxi cab driver runs over man

March 23, 2017
| By AP
Police said a local taxi driver has fatally struck a man with his cab. Read More

Fraternity shuts down chapter

March 17, 2017
| By AP
A national fraternity has shut down a chapter at a local college. Read More

Court upholds sentence for embezzlement

March 16, 2017
| By AP
An appeals court won't upset a six-and-a-half year prison sentence for a woman who stole nearly $2 million from a credit union in the region. Read More

Restaurant asks American Legion officers to remove jackets

March 1, 2017
| By AP
A pair of American Legion officers said they were told they’re not permitted to wear their affiliated jackets at a local restaurant, because they show evidence of gang affiliation. Read More

Divers fix pipe sending sewage into Grand River

March 1, 2017
| By AP
Officials said an estimated 2-million gallons of sewage flowed into the Grand River before a hole in an underwater pipe was repaired by divers. Read More

GRPD suspends officer

February 20, 2017
| By AP
A Grand Rapids Police Department officer will serve a suspension for his handling of a traffic crash investigation involving a then-assistant prosecutor. Read More

Court and attorneys tackle student absenteeism

February 17, 2017
| By AP
A court pilot project has been started to reduce student absenteeism in two local school districts. Read More

Motel operator pleads guilty in wage case

February 6, 2017
| By AP
A motel operator in the region has pleaded guilty in a federal wage investigation. Read More