West Michigan

After flip-flopping on LGBTQ rights, Chatfield resigns from new CEO post

Former state House Speaker Lee Chatfield (R-Levering) announced on social media Monday morning that he has resigned as CEO of Southwest Michigan First, as...

‘It was literally Christmas’: Health officials say COVID vaccination effort has...

When COVID-19 vaccines began arriving in Michigan two months ago, it was a lot like Christmas, Detroit Chief Operating Officer Hakim Berry said. There...

Biden at Pfizer: We’ll approach normalcy ‘by the end of the...

President Joe Biden and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer joined Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla on Friday afternoon for a tour of the pharmaceutical company's Portage facility...

Kalamazoo City Commission severs ties, funding to biz group after Chatfield...

Less than a week after former state House Speaker Lee Chatfield landed a new job as the CEO of a Kalamazoo-based economic development agency,...

Dems raise pro-Trump TCF Center protest in second Trump impeachment trial,...

Democratic U.S. House impeachment managers pointed to Michigan Wednesday while building their case in the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. The U.S....

Too afraid to go to the hospital: How health workers have...

At first, it was the silence that was most jarring. When the pandemic arrived in Michigan last March, paramedics and other emergency medical technicians braced...

Shirkey changes story about militia leaders meeting, state police deny involvement

Updated, 8:20 a.m., 2/11/21 After facing social media backlash for his September comments about helping militia leaders in Michigan with messaging; Senate Majority Leader Mike...

Multiple investigations opened into the death of U.S. Capitol Police officer...

WASHINGTON — A Capitol Police officer died late Thursday from injuries he sustained while a violent mob breached the U.S. Capitol as lawmakers were...

Education Secretary DeVos heads for the exits, leaving a legacy of...

Updated, 7:06 a.m., 12/16/20 WASHINGTON — In four years in office, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos failed to broaden her appeal beyond the moment she...

How COVID-19 vaccines will get from the factory to your local...

On Friday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved for emergency use the first COVID-19 vaccine in the United States. The vaccine from Pfizer...

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