WOOD-History

History of WOOD TV8

The first night of television in West Michigan occured on August 15, 1949. WLAV-TV, the predecessor of WOOD TV8, broadcast from what is now …

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6 people escape house fire

Six people, including three kids, were able to escape a house fire in Muskegon County unharmed.

Grand Rapids police on the scene of a shooting on Clancy Avenue NE. (Courtesy ReportIt - May 7, 2014)

Teen shot while riding bike in NE GR

Police continue to investigate a shooting in which a teen was hit in his lower extremities while riding his bicycle Wednesday evening.

Race organizers hold press conference on new events at Fifth Third River Bank Run. (April 23, 2014)

Extra security for 5/3 River Bank run

Police are reminding Fifth Third River Bank Run spectators and runners about extra security measures that will be in place on race day.