Oil and gas companies have been fracking for natural gas for 50 years, but it wasn't until recently that a larger-scale fracking process started taking place across the country.
When a dissatisfied customer fired a gunshot into a McDonald's restaurant, her family says the 20-year-old woman working the take out window was scared to death.
There hasn't been a major snowstorm in over a week, but on many residential streets, road conditions are poor, with deep snow ruts and narrow streets lined with towering snow piles.
The East Hills Neighborhood Association is alerting residents to move their vehicles Tuesday morning as Grand Rapids plows clear and widen streets to better allow access for emergency vehicles.
The driver, Michael Dietzel, 52, of Jenison, was pronounced dead at the scene. A 40-year-old Grand Rapids woman in the passenger seat was not seriously hurt.