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2 Howell boys accused of forcing classmate to have sex on bus

Two Howell elementary school boys - ages 9 and 11 - have been charged as juveniles with criminal sexual conduct for allegedly making a 7-year-old boy perform oral sex while on a school bus in May.

7:41 PM, Sep 18, 2007

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

Wood pellet users may be paying too much tax

Michigan raised its sales tax to 6% in 1994, but left the tax for unregulated residential heating fuel -- like propane and wood pellets -- at 4%.

12:34 PM, Dec 8, 2011

MI Senate leader wants right to work for teachers

The leader of the Michigan Senate announced Friday that Republican lawmakers will move to eliminate the state law requiring school employees to belong to unions.

9:29 PM, Sep 9, 2011

Biological father seeks help gaining parental rights

A decades-old Michigan law is preventing Matt Dykema from seeing his young daughter, and the Grand Haven man says that makes him frustrated and angry.

6:08 PM, Dec 16, 2011

Family holds on to hope that 10 year old missing baby case will be solved

There's still no trace of a baby girl who disappeared from Newaygo County 10 years ago.

6:12 PM, Jun 2, 2007

Would-be rapper not guilty by reason of insanity

A mentally ill Kent County man who stole a school bus last Thanksgiving and drove to Detroit to become a rap star was found not guilty by reason of insanity.

6:57 PM, Dec 9, 2013

ArtPrize entrant dies in Mecosta County crash

According to her bio page on the ArtPrize website, Rush was a Grand Valley State graduate. She also had work on display in ArtPrize 2011.

11:58 AM, Oct 15, 2013

Man who killed Kalamazoo Public Safety Officer Eric Zapata armed with multiple guns

The 31-year old man who shot and killed Kalamazoo Public Safety Officer Eric Zapata was likely armed with more than one weapon; a hand gun and a long-gun.

5:27 PM, Apr 19, 2011
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