Embattled Agema to miss RNC meeting

GRANDVILLE, Mich. (AP) — A Republican National Committee member being criticized by the GOP and Democrats alike for making anti-gay remarks …

MSP: Phony callers threatening arrests

MT. PLEASANT, Mich. (WOOD) — Michigan State Police are warning of a phone scam in which the callers pose as drug agents. The callers say age…

Wolverine Worldwide outfits students

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Wolverine Worldwide has outfitted students at Grand Rapids Public Schools’ Academy of Design and Construction w…

’58 spree murderer nearly died in crash

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — A well-known convicted killer is still in a West Michigan hospital five months after a car crash. Caril Ann Fugate…

Plea deal in day care threat case

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – A man who threatened to kill everyone at a Kent County daycare has entered into a plea deal that will put him i…

TRIP: Roads cost GR drivers $1K per year

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – Michigan’s crummy roads are costing residents — and not just in terms of taxes. TRIP, a national transportation…

Accused Catholic priest worked in Kzoo

CHICAGO (AP) — Top leaders at the Archdiocese of Chicago helped hide the sexual abuse of children as they struggled to contain a growing cri…

Murder suspect ‘maintains innocence’

HOLLAND, Mich. (WOOD) – The attorney for Maryann Castorena, a suspect in the murder of 38-year-old Jose Hernandez, said his client “maintain…

Professor on keeping the Olympics safe

ALLENDALE, Mich. (WOOD) – Sixteen days from the start of the Olympics in Sochi, Russia, there is already an intense search for five suspects…

Tatar to play for Slovakia, dad in Sochi

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – A total of 11 current or former Grand Rapids Griffins will represent seven different countries in the upcoming …

A/C unit thefts at seasonal homes

BRANCH COUNTY, Mich. (WOOD) — Police in Branch County are investigating the theft of air conditioning units from several residences. The cri…

The Right Place plan: 5,500 new jobs

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – The Right Place, Inc. released Wednesday its newest strategic plan, which will set the organization’s direction…

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Fan hits half-court, basketball shot

Brad Timmerman has some serious bragging rights. He was chosen and hit a half-court shot during halftime of Monday night’s East Grand Rapids…

Harris leads Spartans past Hoosiers

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gary Harris gave No. 3 Michigan State a desperately needed offensive boost. Harris scored 20 of his 24 points in …

LaughFest 2014 adds 4 more acts

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – Four more shows and activities have been added to the 2014 Gilda’s LaughFest lineup. Gilda’s LaughFest, the nat…

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Man extricated after rollover crash

GREENVILLE, Mich. (WOOD) – Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a rollover crash that resulted in a 71-year-old man being hospitalized in M…