ARTICLES

State awards $1.9M for blight, senior housing

July 28, 2014
| By AP
Projects in several counties in the region are getting a share of more than $1.9 million to help fight blight, as well as create senior housing. Read More

Judge sentences ex-funeral home director to prison

July 25, 2014
| By AP
The former director of a funeral home is heading to prison for up to four years. Read More

Insurers owe nearly $13.2M in refunds across state

July 24, 2014
| By AP
LANSING — The federal government said more than 184,000 Michigan health insurance customers will benefit from nearly $13.2 million in refunds, because of a provision of the nation's health care law. Read More

Officials arrest ex-assistant prosecutor on sex charges

July 16, 2014
| By AP
A former Kent County assistant prosecutor has been charged with criminal sexual conduct. Read More

State auctions 19 properties

July 15, 2014
| By AP
Nineteen sections of land owned by the state of Michigan are on the auction block. Read More

Jury convicts accountant of murdering colleague

July 14, 2014
| By AP
A certified public accountant has been convicted of second-degree murder in the slaying of a prominent colleague. Read More

Woman pleads no contest in Ponzi scheme

July 11, 2014
| By AP
A woman has pleaded no contest for her role in a Ponzi scheme that bilked millions of dollars from senior citizen investors. Read More

Steelcase heir, philanthropist Peter Wege dies

July 8, 2014
| By AP
Peter Wege — heir to the Steelcase fortune whose philanthropy kept much of the office furniture maker's money in Grand Rapids — has died. He was 94. Read More

Red Cross opens shelter after storm

July 7, 2014
| By AP
The American Red Cross is opening a local shelter after a severe thunderstorm caused significant damage and knocked out power to thousands of businesses and homes in parts of the area. Read More

Appeals court approves suit against lifeguard

July 4, 2014
| By AP
The Michigan appeals court said the family of a young man who drowned at a state-run school in the region can sue the lifeguard. Read More