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…

A 2012 Volkswagen Passat (AP Photo/Volkswagen, Guy Spangenberg)

Volkswagen recalls 150,000 Passats

Volkswagen is recalling about 150,000 Passat midsize cars because the headlights can be damaged if the hoods are closed roughly.

The scene of a fire at a duplex at Hazen Street and Eastern Avenue SE in Grand Rapids, March 19, 2014. (courtesy photo via ReportIt)

Resident rescued from duplex fire

The fire sparked around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Hazen Street and Eastern Avenue SE in Grand Rapids.