The driver of a pickup truck that had a window shatter as he drove down the highway talks to Target 8.

What do the feds know about your car?

Target 8 is showing you how to find out about potentially dangerous vehicle defects, long before a recall is issued. Catch the story on 24 Hour News 8 at 6.…
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MI Senate passes charitable gambling bill

Gov. Rick Snyder and Michigan lawmakers aren't seeing eye to eye on reining in the charitable gambling industry, which has seen significant growth over the past decade.…
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Amazon launches ‘Prime’ grocery service

Amazon is taking aim at grocery stores and discounters like Wal-Mart with a grocery service that lets its Prime loyalty club members fill up to a 45-pound box with groceries and get it shipped for a flat rate of $5.99.…
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Decision 2014: Let the races begin

The filing deadline for candidates to run for everything from Michigan governor to state House has come and gone, and Decision 2014 is shaping up to be a busy one.…
Dr. Jerry Umanos, second from left, and his son, Ben, second from right. (Courtesy: GRPD)

GRPD officer’s father killed in Afghanistan

The father of a Grand Rapids police officer was one of three civilian doctors killed in Afghanistan Thursday, according to the Grand Rapids Police Department.…
In this Feb. 20, 2014 photo, Talia Eisenberg, co-founder of the Henley Vaporium, uses her vaping device in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigs

The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels.…
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Cuddle up with a new friend

Abbie is a snuggly girl at Mackenzie’s Animal Sanctuary who would love to find her forever home. …
Jessica Heeringa and a police sketch of the suspect in her abduction. (FILE)

Heeringa’s family investigator weighs in

Authorities have received a lot of tips into the case of missing Norton Shores mother Jessica Heeringa, but still no one knows what led up to her disappearance. …
Todd Herring debuts the ArtPrize 2014 poster. (April 23, 2014)

ArtPrize unveils 2014 poster, artist grants

A Wednesday event unveiled the official poster for ArtPrize 2014, as well as a new set of grants for artists participating in the world's largest art competition.…