Grand Rapids Man Again Sentenced to Life, No Parole For 1996 DecapitationA western Michigan man has again been sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing and decapitating a teen in 1996 and mutilating the head in front of a video camera.
Michigan Man Charged With Murder Says Jail Officers Hurt Him A man who was injured while exchanging gunfire with officers on a freeway in western Michigan says he was assaulted by jail officers.
Update: Children Made Up Story About White Man Urinating On Black ChildProsecutors say charges have been dropped against a man accused of urinating on a 5-year-old black girl in western Michigan because children made up the story.
Man Urinated On 5-Year-Old Black Girl, Called Her Racial Slur, Police SayA man has been arrested after police say he urinated on a 5-year-old black girl in an alley in western Michigan and called her a racial slur.
At Least 100 People Fall Ill After Convention In Grand RapidsOfficials say at least 100 people from 25 states who attended a national letter carrier's convention in western Michigan have reported flu-like symptoms.
Michigan Finds High-Level Contaminants In 2 Private WellsThe Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has identified two private drinking wells near an Air National Guard base with high levels of chemical contaminants.
Stinky 'Corpse Flower' In Full Bloom at Michigan GardenVisitors are flocking to a Michigan botanical garden to get a whiff of the unpleasant-smelling "corpse flower" that's in full bloom for the first time in 18 years.
Michigan Families Reunite With Relatives' Lost Purple HeartsThree Michigan families have been returned a missing relic their deceased relatives earned while fighting in World War II: their Purple Heart medals.
Michigan Girl, 8, Killed While Feeding HomelessAn 8-year-old girl is dead after reportedly trying to feed the homeless at a nearby park.
Michigan Secures Federal Money to Build Two New Veterans HomesLANSING (AP) — Michigan has secured federal funding to build two veterans homes in Grand Rapids and the Detroit area.
Man Facing Trial For Raping 16-Year-Old, Now Charged in Her DeathA man charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old teen is now accused of killing her before she was expected to testify in the rape case. Kent County Prosecutor Chris Becker said Wednesday that two men are facing charges connected to the death of Mujey Dumbuya. Her partially clothed body was found in January about 50 miles from her Grand Rapids home.