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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

Severe storms spawn tornado, funnel clouds; Thousands without power

The National Weather Service is sending out crews Friday to survey the damage from two rounds of severe weather.

Send us your storm photos & video

Photo gallery of images from the storms

4:57 AM, Jul 23, 2010

Restaurant closes after violations, reality TV show

It was in business for more than three decades, but now a Douglas restaurant has been shut down because of numerous health code violations.

7:02 PM, Dec 18, 2013

Zeeland East play nominated for Play of the Week

 USA Today has picked the nominees for High School Football Play of the Week and West Michigan is represented again.

3:04 PM, Sep 9, 2013

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

Victims identified in fatal I-196 crash

Two people are dead, one person is hurt, and one person is missing after a chain of crashes on I-196 overnight.

3:16 PM, Oct 29, 2013

Lauren Stanton

Lauren Stanton joined WZZM 13 in the Spring of 2000.

12:54 PM, Apr 12, 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

Man will attend daughter's funeral thanks to good samaritans

Thanks to the generosity of two WZZM 13 viewers, Tony Bailey will be able to attend his daughter's funeral on Friday.

9:32 AM, Apr 12, 2013

Police arrest murder suspect

Joel Leija, Jr., 20, was arrested on Tuesday, March 22, with the assistance of Wyoming Police on Burton Street SW near Clyde Park. 

8:08 AM, Mar 24, 2011

Meet West Michigan's swingers

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

5:48 PM, Jul 11, 2011

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

Driver dies after leaping from Blue Water Bridge

Only 85 minutes after reports Saturday evening of an empty vehicle on the Blue Water Bridge, the U.S. Coast Guard found a 64-year-old Troy man floating in the St. Clair River.

8:09 AM, Jan 22, 2006

Jenn Gibbons finishes rowing trip after attack

Jenn Gibbons rowed in to Chicago Tuesday to complete her journey. She says she was raped six weeks ago, while sleeping on her boat near Manistique in the Upper Peninsula.

9:39 PM, Aug 14, 2012

The Story of the 13 Weatherball

Between 1967 and 1987, the Weatherball was perched on top of the Michigan National Bank building in downtown Grand Rapids.

2:45 PM, Dec 17, 2013

Road rage shootout leaves two drivers dead

Two drivers are dead after a road rage incident escalated into a shootout. The incident happened around 7 p.m. Wednesday on M-66 near Steele Street.

6:43 PM, Sep 19, 2013

Tahj Mowry

Tahj Mowry talks about his famous sisters and his new show on ABC Family.

9:58 AM, Jul 10, 2012

Officer Donald Lake will not face charges in shooting of Gabriel Hood

The Kent County Prosecutor has decided that a Grand Rapids Police Office who shot and killed a man during a traffic stop will not face any charges.

3:59 PM, Apr 13, 2010
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