Grand Rapids police had a busy 2016, with an uptick in crimes reported in 21 of 24 areas.
City officials are shedding some light on future changes coming to Calder Plaza in downtown Grand Rapids.
A report compiled after the July 1967 race riot in Grand Rapids listed a dozen challenges the city’s blacks faced. Many still apply today.
Fifty years later, the memories are still clear to those who rioted, the officers who responded and those who were caught in the violence.
A race riot erupted in the Grand Rapids 50 years ago — on July 25, 1967 — fueled in part by discrimination, poverty and mistrust.
For three days in July 1967, parts of Grand Rapids were plagued by fires and violence as a race riot erupted.
A series of listening sessions produced six main points of focus, all of which deal with the Grand Rapids Police Department.
Eleven former employees at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans are facing charges following a scathing 2016 audit.
The life of a West Michigan native and former MSU football player who died last year was celebrated Sunday with a beer brewed in his honor.
The Grand Rapids Home for Veterans began construction in 1885 as the centerpiece of the North End neighborhood that was sprouting around it.
Deep fried food, farm animals, and high-flying fun — that’s what makes up a typical day at the Ionia Free Fair.
Something happened on Saturday in Virginia that hasn’t happened in more than 49 years.
The ceremony to commission the USS Gerald R. Ford was officially commissioned by President Donald Trump Saturday.
On Saturday in Newport News, Virginia, the U.S. Navy will commission its newest aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford.
The gift of life runs deep for one West Michigan family, who is now celebrating three generations of kidney donations.