PD: Man set ex-girlfriend house on fire

Thanks to help from neighbors, police say they’re close to arresting a suspect who allegedly started his ex-girlfriend’s house on fire.

In this photo taken Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, manatees Juliet, left, and Phoenix, right, swim at the Miami Seaquarium in Key Biscayne, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Manatees may lose endangered status

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is reviewing whether the manatee should be reclassified as a “threatened” species instead of an endangere…

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Police: Jogger attacked by naked man

Police are investigating after a woman said a naked man jumped on her while she was out jogging Thursday night in Battle Creek.

Kelli Williams of Momma Needs a Beer and Steve Faber of Friends of Grand Rapids Parks in the eightWest studio.

Plant a tree, one beer at a time

The Brewers Grove project involves local breweries making special beer to raise awareness and funds to plant more trees in community parks.