West Michigan

Grand Rapids judge leaves church after being denied communion for being...

On Nov. 23, 2019, Judge Sara Smolenski received a call from the Rev. Scott Nolan at St. Stephen Catholic Church. Nolan requested that Smolenski, who presides...

Michigan’s stay-home order is over, but not everyone is out and...

For months, businesses deemed non-essential were closed to the public. Maps tracking location data from cell phones showed that Michiganders weren’t traveling as much....

AG takes on Trump admin. for not opening Obamacare enrollment during...

The President Trump administration, which backs a lawsuit to kill the Affordable Care Act (ACA), refused to open up enrollment during the COVID-19 pandemic....

‘Trying to find reform’: Small cities hold anti-police brutality protests

Small Michigan cities and towns have held peaceful anti-police brutality protests, joining a growing Black Lives Matter movement that has swept across the nation...

Michigan tops 58K COVID-19 cases, 5,570 deaths

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports Wednesday that 58,035 Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 and 5,570 have died from...

Whitmer warns Congress more federal help is needed to avoid COVID-19...

WASHINGTON — The federal government needs to assist states with a national strategy for distribution of COVID-19 tests and medical equipment or risk a...

Michigan reports additional 37 COVID-19 deaths, total now up to 5,553

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports Tuesday that 57,731 Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 and 5,553 have died from...

Michigan reports more than 57K COVID-19 cases, 5,516 deaths

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports Monday that 57,532 Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 and 5,516 have died from...

Hundreds gather to clean up Grand Rapids damage after protest 

Caitlynn Bupp stood outside Uccello’s Ristorante in downtown Grand Rapids late Saturday night to steer protesters away from damaging the restaurant at which she...

Michigan reports more than 56K COVID-19 cases, 5,372 deaths

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports Thursday that 56,014 Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 and 5,372 have died from...

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