Ice jamming behind a bridge on the Grand River in Grand Rapids at Riverside Park. (March 20, 2014)

Ice jams break up on Grand River

Ice that began to jam behind bridges on the Grand River Thursday morning in Grand Rapids caused some worries of minor flooding, but by noon,…

Syracuse's Jerami Grant (3) drives past Western Michigan's Austin Richie, right, and Tucker Haymond (1) during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Buffalo, N.Y., Thursday, March 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

Syracuse beats WMU in NCAA tourney

Syracuse's backcourt of Trevor Cooney and Tyler Ennis combined for 34 points and the Orange defense clamped down in a 77-53 victory over Wes…

Pastor Fred Phelps preaches at his Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan., March 19, 2006. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Anti-gay pastor Fred Phelps Sr. dies

The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., the fiery founder of a small Kansas church who led outrageous and hate-filled protests that blamed almost everythi…