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GRPD surrounds house with barricaded gunman | Newsradio WOOD 1300 and 106.9 FM
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Police have surrounded a house in Grand Rapids Wednesday after reports of a barricaded gunman.It’s happening in the 100 block of Dale Street between Monroe and Center avenues on the city’s northeast side. Residents are advised to avoid the area.Grand Rapids police said a
Chemicals found in some U.S. water supplies more toxic than previously thought, report says | CBC News
A family of industrial chemicals turning up in public water supplies around the U.S. is even more toxic than previously thought, threatening human health at concentrations seven to 10 times lower than once realized, according to a government report released Wednesday.
Car crashes into Dollar Tree in Lowell
LOWELL, Mich. - A woman crashed her car into the Dollar Tree in Lowell on Monday morning.The Lowell Police Department says that the driver hit the gas instead of the brake, causing her to drive through the glass at the front of the store.No one was injured in the accident.Police say that the driver
GRPD in standoff with barricaded gunman
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Grand Rapids police are responding to a critical incident on the city's northwest side.According to a tweet from the department, police are on Dale Street NW in a stand off with a barricaded gunman. Police say negotiators are en-route to the scene.Dale is closed between Monroe
Separated from immigrant parents, 8-month-old baby lands in Michigan
The average age of these children is 8, a number that has alarmed foster care employees who are struggling to comfort the growing group of kids who are turning up in Michigan at nighttime, when it's pitch-dark outside. They're younger than ever, they say. And they are petrified.
Mother of boy who died in abuse case pleads guilty
Officials say Hernandez lied while under oath during the trial of her boyfriend, Elis Ortiz-Nives, who was convicted in the murder of Giovanni Meijas in December 2017. Meijas, who was the son of Hernandez, died in June 2017.
Witnesses against man accused in two killings, years apart, fearful for lives
During a probable cause hearing Tuesday, June 19 for 26-year-old Cameron Davon Wright, prosecutors asked media not to show images of any witnesses and not to name one person to protect their safety.
Good pickin' this year for Michigan fruit
Paul Krupp from Krupp Farms in Comstock Park said, “You need sunshine to help with the sweetness. They’re great, they taste good, we haven’t had too much rain, so they’re not getting watered down. No complaints on the flavor whatsoever.”
Emergency crews called to highway crash near Saranac
SARANAC, Mich. — Emergency crews were called to a crash along the highway in Ionia County Monday afternoon.It happened near the Saranac Rest Area at around 3:40 p.m. on I-96.According to the Ionia County Sheriff’s Office, a 55-year-old driver from Hudsonville swerved to miss an animal in the roadway
Aero Med called to Ottawa Co. crash with multiple injuries
CHESTER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Aero Med is responding to a two-vehicle crash in Ottawa County after reports of multiple injuries.The crash happened around 10:20 a.m. Tuesday near the intersection of 16th Avenue and Gooding Street in Chester Township, west of Sparta.The intersection is closed while
2 charged in shooting death of Grand Rapids man
Curtis Swift, 26, wasshot to deathat a home on the corner of Straight Avenue and Chatham Street NW.
2 hospitalized after crash near Saranac
The driver, a 55-year-old from Hudsonville, and a juvenile passenger were taken to a Grand Rapids hospital. Their injuries were not considered life-threatening.
Free and low cost activities for families: Three moms share some of their family plans for the summer
As parents, summer can bring the dreaded lament of, “I’m bored,” from the very same kids who had a countdown for the last day of school. Many parents prefer to coax their children outside and away from too much screen time. Many of the local communities offer free and low-cost activities to keep kid
22-year-old woman flown to hospital, two other people injured in Ionia County crash
IONIA, Mich. -- The Ionia County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a crash shut down 66th Street for 3 hours overnight.It happened just before 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of 66th and Tuttle Road.According to a release from the Ionia County Sheriff's Office, a 22-year-old Ionia woman was dri
Aero Med called to crash near Ionia that closed M-66
IONIA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) -- Aero Med was called to the scene of a crash in Ionia County Friday evening that sent three people to the hospital.The crash happened before 10:30 p.m. on M-66 at Tuttle Road in Ionia Township when a truck ran into a west bound car.Authorities say Aero Med flew the dri
Grand Rapids PD: Moped driver injured in crash | Newsradio WOOD 1300 and 106.9 FM
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A moped driver was hospitalized Sunday after a crash with another vehicle.It happened around 7 p.m. at the intersection of Fremont Avenue and 4th Street NW in Grand Rapids. The cause was not immediately known.Full story:WOOD TV8
Fences go up around Wolverine's polluted Rockford tannery
ROCKFORD, MI -- Wolverine World Wide has begun to sample soil, sediment and groundwater at their former tannery to determine just how toxic the property is.
Twice convicted killer plans message for victim family
Jeffrey Willis hangs his head after being convicted of the 2013 kidnapping and murder of Jessica Herringa on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 in the 14th Judicial Circuit Court in Muskegon, Michigan. (Mike Krebs | MLive.com, Pool)
Ryu captures Meijer LPGA Classic
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - JUNE 17: So Yeon Ryu of South Korea lines up a putt on the 11th green during the final round of the Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give at Blythefield Country Club on June 17, 2018 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
M66 reopens after three-car crash in Ionia County
IONIA COUNTY, Mich. (WILX) --M66 at Tuttle Road in Ionia County reopened Saturday morning after a three-car crash shut the road down for several hours.The crash happened shortly before 10:30 PM Friday.The Ionia Department of Public Safety reported there were injuries, butNews 10 has not confirmed th