Today Settlement to end odors from Detroit incinerator Detroit MI October 21, 2014 | WGVU The state of Michigan says it's reached an agreement with two companies to end odors from a Detroit incinerator as part of a settlement that includes a $350,000 fine.
Grand Rapids Community College plans buyouts Grand Rapids MI October 21, 2014 | WGVU Grand Rapids Community College plans to offer buyouts to some faculty and staff as part of an effort that could save $5 million over the next decade.
Great Lakes water levels rise to above average Port Huron, MI October 21, 2014 | WGVU The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Detroit says water levels in Lakes Michigan and Huron are above average this season for the first time since 1998.
Michigan doctor sentenced in sexual assault PETOSKEY, Mich. October 21, 2014 | AP A northern Michigan family care doctor who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a patient under the pretense of therapy has been sentenced to 38 months to 10 years in prison.
Democrats slam Snyder over health care contract LANSING, Mich. October 21, 2014 | AP The Michigan Democratic Party is accusing Gov. Rick Snyder's administration of extending a state contract without competitive bidding and increasing its worth a day after the company's executives held a fundraiser for his campaign.
New sentence next for man in forced labor case Detroit MI October 20, 2014 | WGVU A former tennis pro from Africa is returning to Detroit federal court after an appeals court threw out his conviction for forcing children into hard labor.
Chamber plans petition drive on Michigan roads Lansing MI October 20, 2014 | WGVU The Michigan Chamber of Commerce plans to spearhead a petition drive to force lawmakers to pass a road funding plan or place the issue on the ballot for voters to decide.
State aims to curb misuse of prescription drugs LANSING, Mich. October 20, 2014 | AP The Michigan Department of Community Health has developed a website to increase public awareness of the risks and potential harm associated with misuse of prescription and over-the-counter drugs
Man enters plea in shooting of hospital guard GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. October 20, 2014 | AP A man who authorities say shot and wounded a hospital security guard during a confrontation in a Grand Rapids parking structure has pleaded no contest to attempted murder and other charges.
Panel sheds light on Nixon pardon October 20, 2014 | WGVU Forty years after Gerald R. Ford took his Presidential oath, a Grand Rapids panel discusses the pardon of Richard Nixon. That includes some lesser-known parts of the story.
Chamber plans petition drive on Michigan roads LANSING, Mich. October 20, 2014 | AP The Michigan Chamber of Commerce plans a petition drive to force lawmakers to pass a road funding plan or place the issue on the ballot for voters to decide.
Petition drive to limit hospital charges gets OK LANSING, Mich. October 20, 2014 | AP Michigan has given the go-ahead for a petition drive that would limit how much hospitals can charge uninsured and underinsured patients and auto accident victims.
Michigan teen sues after Amtrak bars travel CASCADE TOWNSHIP, Mich. October 17, 2014 | AP A Grand Rapids-area teenager with a nut allergy is suing Amtrak, saying his rights were violated when he was barred from riding the train without an adult.
U.S. Rep. Fred Upton discusses stopping the spread of Ebola October 17, 2014 | WGVU The House Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing Thursday focusing on the preventing the spread of Ebola in the United States. WGVU talks with U.S. Representative Fred Upton from Saint Joseph who chairs the committee.
Brad Pitt in FURY plus four other movies opening today October 17, 2014 | WGVU Five big movies hitting theaters today, including Fury with Brad Pitt, Men, Women and Children directed by Jason Reitman, Book Of Life, an animated family flick, The Best Of Me based on a Nicholas Sparks novel and Pirates Code: The Adventures of Mickey Matson, a Michigan made movie...Ron Van Timmeran sits down with WGVU for the weekly movie talk.
Snyder approves “right-to-try” law October 17, 2014 | MPRN Governor Rick Snyder has signed a bill to allow terminally patients to try experimental therapies when other options have failed.
Hillary Clinton to aid Dems in key Michigan county LANSING, Mich. October 16, 2014 | AP Michigan Democrats hope to make the most of Hillary Rodham Clinton's visit by dispatching her to a bellwether county to keep an open Senate seat and upend the state's Republican governor.
Ex-lawmaker plans petition to limit hospital bills LANSING, Mich. October 16, 2014 | AP A former Michigan lawmaker is spearheading a petition drive to limit how much hospitals can charge uninsured and underinsured patients and those injured in car accidents.
U.S. Rep. Upton recommends U.S. travel ban limiting spread of Ebola October 16, 2014 | WGVU The House Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing Thursday focusing on preventing the spread of Ebola in the United States. U.S. Representative Fred Upton from Saint Joseph chairs the committee. WGVU spoke with the Congressman about what he believes the nation needs to do to stop the Ebola outbreak.
Wednesday Michigan council OKs bridge rebuilding grant keene twp. , MI October 15, 2014 | WGVU Michigan officials are considering a $275,000 grant to help rebuild a Keene Township bridge destroyed in an arson fire last year.
Cedar Springs considers disbanding police Cedar Springs, MI October 15, 2014 | WGVU The Cedar Springs Police Department plans to disband next month and transfer policing authority to the Kent County Sheriff's Department.
New child foster care placement policy announced LANSING, Mich. October 15, 2014 | AP The state wants child welfare workers to consider how attached infants and toddlers are to their parents or caregivers when making foster care or permanent home placement decisions.
Peters raises $2.3M in campaign for US Senate DETROIT October 15, 2014 | AP Michigan Democratic Senate candidate Gary Peters says he raised $2.3 million in the third quarter, calling it his best three months of fundraising as the race winds down.
State launches effort to reduce trauma for infants in foster care October 15, 2014 | MPRN State officials say too many infants experience psychological trauma when they’re removed from their homes and put into foster care. As Jake Neher tells us, the Michigan Department of Human Services hopes to change that with some new policies.