A body camera worn by a Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety officer. (Oct. 6, 2014)

GRPD chief says no to body cams

The chief of one of the biggest police departments in West Michigan thinks officers carrying body cameras is a bad idea.

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A parent’s guide to school lockdowns

It happened Tuesday in Hudsonville and Jenison: a district parent was sitting at his or her desk or running errands when the phone lit up.