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Why is O negative blood so special

"Their blood cells can be given to anyone." LeeAnn Weitekamp is the Medical Director for MI Blood

3:49 PM, May 28, 2013

Injured hunter chooses death over paralysis

Tim woke up in the hospital. He couldn't move. His family told him they'd asked the doctors to bring him out of a drug-induced coma. They had terrible news - and a horrific question to ask.

9:33 AM, Nov 7, 2013

You Go Girl! Calvin's Verkaik Scores 46

Calvin College freshman Carissa Verkaik broke a 14-year old MIAA single game scoring record Wednesday night.

5:40 PM, Feb 18, 2010

Student charged with drunk driving after deadly crash

A Wyoming Park High School student faces up to 15 years in prison after crashing a car - killing two of his fellow classmates.

11:32 AM, May 22, 2012

All-wheel drive helps GRPD catch church burglar

Police say two officers were assigned one of the department's new Ford Explorer patrol vehicles because of poor road conditions on side streets.

1:46 AM, Jan 27, 2014

Unemployed entrepreneurs open gun shop in Holland

"It's worked out very, very well. There hasn't been a gun shop in Holland City proper for 20 years."

11:30 PM, Oct 15, 2010

West Michigan sex trafficking investigation

You may not think that West Michigan is a hot spot for sex trafficking. But a national organization finds Michigan's women, girls and young boys are at risk.

8:18 AM, May 14, 2013

Fred Trost, ‘Michigan Outdoors’ host, dies at 61- Lansing man remembered as ‘giant of the outdoors’

Fred Trost, longtime host of the popular hunting and fishing show, "Michigan Outdoors," died Wednesday.

9:57 AM, Jul 19, 2007

Stephens gets life in prison for Ionia County killing

Justin Stephens, 21, was sentenced Tuesday for the death of Bernita "Billie" Cunningham.  A jury found Stephens guilty of first-degree murder during a trial in May.

10:23 PM, Jul 26, 2011

Northwest Flight 2501 crashed into Lake Michigan June 23, 1950

At the time, it was considered America's worst commercial aviation disaster. Today, it remains one of our country's most mysterious plan crashes.

6:31 PM, May 16, 2012

Meet West Michigan's swingers

Underneath West Michigan's conservative exterior, a subculture is redefining commitment for themselves.

5:48 PM, Jul 11, 2011

"Pink Days" promotion at Michigan's Adventure through Saturday

You still have two days left to take advantage of the "Pink Days" promotion at Michigan's Adventure. 

9:00 PM, Jun 30, 2011

Special report on panhandling in West Michigan

There are no prerequisites for this job; all you need is a marker, some cardboard, and an idea for a slogan to really sell your story.

6:23 AM, Jul 16, 2013

Lauren Stanton

Lauren Stanton joined WZZM 13 in the Spring of 2000.

12:54 PM, Apr 12, 2013

Angry birds return to downtown Grand Rapids

Late June means many things: Long days, summer fun, and dive bombing red winged blackbirds.

5:05 PM, Jun 21, 2013

Amash, Upton call for Agema's RNC resignation

The drumbeat of calls for Republican National Committee member Dave Agema to resign over controversial comments and postings made on Facebook got louder today, with the RNC set to meet in the nation's capital on Wednesday.

10:03 PM, Jan 21, 2014

Angry bird attacks during Ford services

While thousands of people packed downtown to say farewell to former First Lady Betty Ford this week, many of them were met with a most unexpected surprise. 

6:25 PM, Jul 14, 2011

Richmond Park, Briggs, & Martin Luther King pools open to public

Ready to splish, splash and swim?

Grand Rapids is opening three city pools starting Monday.

9:28 PM, Jul 5, 2010
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