kent county

Affordable Care Act Forges Partnership Between Blue Care, Mercy Health

Starting Oct. 1, residents of Kent, Muskegon and Oceana counties who don’t receive employer-sponsored health insurance, or who are Medicare-eligible, will have the ability to select new health insurance products from Blue Care Network of Michigan. The Blues say the new products will be affordably priced and provide access to quality health care services through Mercy Health’s more than 700 local doctors and four local hospitals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/23/2013

Woman Hit, Killed After Stopping To Help At Crash

Police say a good Samaritan who’d stopped to help at an accident scene was struck and killed by one of the vehicles involved in the crash.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2013

Lavern Filipunas (Booking Photo)

Man Takes Plea Deal In Officer Impersonation For Sex Case

A man who authorities say impersonated a police officer as part of an effort to get sex from a pair of women at a West Michigan motel has accepted a plea deal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2013

Man Killed In Kent County Fire

A 58-year-old man was found dead following a weekend house fire in west Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2013

Kent County

Kent County Web Site Redesign Unveiled

Kent County’s Web site, http://www.accessKent.com, debuted a new look Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2013

The downtown Grand Rapids skyline. WWJ file photo.

West Michigan Students Invited to Find out ‘What is an Engineer?’ and Win Prizes

Students in grades 6-12 in West Michigan, who are curious about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) careers, are eligible to win a Kindle Fire, remote-control helicopters, Lego kits and t-shirts at the second annual “What Is An Engineer” demonstration on Tuesday, April 16.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2013

Woman Gets 30-90 Years In Cemetery Stabbing

A woman who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the stabbing death of her boyfriend during an argument in a Michigan cemetery has been sentenced to 30 to 90 years in prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2013

Police Cracking Down On Drunk Drivers Through April 8

Luck may belong to the Irish, but it won’t help Michigan motorists who don’t designate a sober driver over the next few weeks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2013

Lavern Filipunas (Booking Photo)

Man Allegedly Posed As Officer Seeking Free Sex

Authorities say a man impersonated a police officer as part of an effort to get sex from a pair of women at a Michigan motel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2013

Can Authorities Be Held In Contempt For Suicide?

The Michigan Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case that will determine whether the Kent County Sheriff’s Department can be held in contempt for failing to prevent a suicide.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2013

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