Surveillance images of the men who robbed the Tapper's jewelry store in West Bloomfield. (Courtesy the Kent County Sheriff's Department - April 22, 2014)

Hess: Same robbers hit Medawar, Detroit jeweler

The same people who tried to rob a Grand Rapids-area jewelry store Tuesday succeeded in stealing Rolex watches from jewelry store in the Detroit area later the same day, authorities say.…
The Walker location where Hangar42 was to be developed. (File photos)

Court rules against Hangar42 backers

A state court has ruled against two men who attempted to develop a film studio in West Michigan, saying they are not entitled to a tax credit after being unable to get their project off the ground.…
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Georgia allows guns in bars, some schools

Georgia has expanded the places where licensed gun carriers can take their weapons, including bars and some churches, schools and government buildings.…
Race organizers hold press conference on new events at Fifth Third River Bank Run. (April 23, 2014)

New events at 5/3 River Bank Run

Thousands of people are expected to descend on downtown Grand Rapids in about two weeks for the country's largest 25K race.…
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 Thursday on 24 Hour News 8 at 6.…
In this April 16, 2014 image from video Dr. Thiran Jayasundera, left, looks at Roger Pontz’s left eye as Pontz’s wife, Terri Pontz, right, looks on at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center. (AP Photo, Mike Householder)

Mich. man among 1st to get ‘bionic eye’

A few patients who have lost their sight due to a rare disorder are regaining some vision thanks to a procedure performed at the University of Michigan.…
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Woman with oxygen tank denied flight home

A Florida woman says an airline worker at a North Carolina airport refused to allow her to fly home with an oxygen tank because she didn't have the proper paperwork.…
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Garden trends of 2014

Our garden guru at Flowerland breaks down trends for your garden and when to get started! …
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Dine out for life

A special one-day event allows you to eat at restaurants while supporting HIV and AIDS prevention programs. …
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera follows through on a two-run home run to right field during the third inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Detroit on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Lon Horwedel)

Cabrera homers, Tigers beat White Sox

Cabrera hit a two-run homer, Verlander pitched seven solid innings and the Tigers held on for a victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. …
Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask (40) of Finland, stops a goal attempt by Detroit Red Wings center Gustav Nyquist (14) of Sweden, during the second period of Game 3 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series in Detroit, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Bruins beat Red Wings to take series lead

Tuukka Rask finished with a 23-save shutout to give the Boston Bruins a win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night for a 2-1 playoff series lead.…
People wear sunglasses in the dark to set a world record for LaughFest. (March 6, 2014)

50,000 attend LaughFest 2014

50,000 people attended this year's Gilda's LaughFest in Grand Rapids, a Tuesday release from the organization said. …
Detectives at the scene of a suspected meth bust on Mayfield Avenue SE in Grand Rapids. (April 22, 2014)

Suspected meth lab discovered, 4 arrested

Four adults have been arrested after detectives found what is believed to be methamphetamine and evidence of a one-pot meth lab at a home in Grand Rapids.…