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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

Paralyzed high school football player is a finalist for national award

Santa is coming a little late for twelve inspirational high school football players this year. Trusted Sports and Daniel 'Rudy' Ruettiger announced today the top 12 finalists of the second annual High School Football Rudy Awards.

5:10 PM, Dec 28, 2010

Strong winds create 'ice tsunami' in Minnesota

Strong winds have pushed huge ice sheets ashore at one of Minnesota's premiere fishing lakes and right up to people's doorsteps. In some cases, the ice has pushed through the buildings.

7:40 PM, May 13, 2013

Dublin Jerky Dip

1 pound of cream cheese 1/2 pound of mayo 1 teaspoon of garlic powder 1 teaspoon of crushed red pepper 2 tablespoons of dried chives 1/3 pound of jerky chew

2:08 PM, Jun 10, 2008

Details from Michael Elliot's 1993 murder trial

The convicted murderer who escaped from a medium security state prison in Ionia has a long criminal record, including a quadruple homicide in 1993 that landed him in prison for life.

7:21 PM, Feb 3, 2014

UPDATE: Body of drowning victim discovered in the Grand River

A Robinson Township man is dead after drowning from falling off a pontoon boat late Friday night. The driver of the boat was arrested for operating while intoxicated.

8:07 AM, Jul 24, 2010

Halloween In West Michigan

Halloween In West Michigan

11:53 AM, Oct 29, 2005

Aaron's Adventure: Jumping at the Sky Zone

Aaron travels to the Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park in Kentwood.

8:19 AM, Mar 30, 2013

Leonid meteor shower will peak this weekend

Skywatchers, rejoice! The Leonid meteor shower, an annual mid-November treat, will be coming to a sky near you this weekend.

1:31 PM, Nov 15, 2013

Bob Woodruff: Turning Personal Injury Into Public Inquiry

"When the IED actually exploded, I don't remember that," Woodruff says. "But I do remember at that moment I saw my body floating below me and … a whiteness … I just saw something."

9:24 PM, Feb 26, 2007

Weird 'shoe tree' in northern Michigan

I was on my way up M-33 for a video column I'm working on in Alpena when, just a couple miles past the town of Fairview north of Mio, I spotted a bizarre collection of shoes tossed in the branches of a tree.

10:58 AM, May 1, 2008

Dashcam video released from Officer Slot's death

It has been just over two months since the loss of Walker police officer Trevor Slot and we're we're getting our first look at the chase that ended with his death.

7:55 AM, Dec 20, 2011

Try It Before You Buy It: Tag Away Skin Tag Remover

Tag Away is supposed to be the natural, easy, and painless way to remove those unsightly skin tags without having to freeze or cut them off in a doctor's office.

7:12 PM, Jan 10, 2013

Bucks, Nets battle at Barclays Center

The Brooklyn Nets hope to put the brakes on a four-game losing streak when they close out a three-game homestand Friday versus the Milwaukee Bucks at Barclays Center.

10:32 AM, Dec 27, 2013

Lauren Stanton

Lauren Stanton joined WZZM 13 in the Spring of 2000.

12:54 PM, Apr 12, 2013

BMW stolen from Detroit Auto Show found

Detroit Police found the stolen BMW on the City's West Side under a blanket of snow.

12:33 PM, Jan 14, 2011

November & Autumn 2012 Weather Stats for Grand Rapids, Michigan

Grand Rapids (WZZM) -

The weather during the month of November was typically cool but much sunnier and drier than usual.  The autumn season (September, October and November) was virtually the same with typical temperatures, but sunnier than average and with much less snow than usual.

10:06 PM, Dec 3, 2012

Try It Before You Buy It: Sally Hansen at-home Gel Manicure Kit

The Sally Hansen at-home gel manicure kit claims that in two easy steps, you can have chip-resistant nails with a mirror shine for up to two weeks. It comes with nail strips and a top coat that you cure under a mini LED light.

3:19 PM, Jul 11, 2013

The Ada Witch: Fact or fiction?

For nearly 150 years, an urban legend has been shared in a West Michigan community.

5:24 PM, Oct 31, 2013

Raccoon attack victim coming home after first surgery

Charlotte Ponce, now 10, was mauled by the family's pet raccoon when she was three months old. She was living in Ravenna at the time. Ponce underwent surgery last week at Beaumont Hospital near Detroit.

3:31 PM, Aug 21, 2012
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