Merriam-Webster based its pick on significant increases in lookups this year on Merriam-Webster.com and spikes of concentrated interest.
A 34-year-old man has been arraigned in the death of an Ingham County sheriff’s deputy who crashed his patrol car during a chase.
President Barack Obama’s push to cover America’s uninsured faces another big test Monday.
Five people escaped from a Sydney cafe where a gunman took an unknown number of hostages during Monday morning rush hour.
A local teacher shares a list of toys that will help enhance a child’s learning while at home.
Grand Rapids police are searching for two suspects who attempted to rob a man after assaulting him.
A 16-hour hostage situation at a Sydney, Australia chocolate shop and cafe ended with three people, including the gunman, dead.
At least two people were hospitalized after a crash in Montague Sunday, a family member says.
Protests at MSU’s graduation ceremonies over comments the speaker previously made about sexual assault reporting at colleges.
A 17-story vacant office building in suburban Detroit was imploded Sunday morning.
The mother of a first-grader killed in the Newtown school shooting rampage spoke out against gun violence Sunday on the second anniversary o…
Prices continue to drop at the pump, with the cost of gas as low as $2.14 per gallon in West Michigan on Sunday.
Baby Hazel was born at just the right minute: 10:11 on 12/13/14.
Optimists might think twice before seeing Congress’ bipartisan agreement to keep the government running another year as a road map for 2015.
An accident on I-196 in Hudsonville led to a second crash Saturday night.
In this lame-duck session, the big issue has been roads. Gov. Rick Snyder weighs in the roads and other bills before the legislature.