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Snow and Ice Causing More Problems on West Michigan Roads

The snow, wind, and freezing temperatures are causing more issues on West Michigan roads Monday.

Battle Creek Police say that roads in the area are deteriorating, and that they are assisting Michigan State Police on crashes on I-94 and M-66...

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Fatalities Confirmed in Multi-Vehicle Pile Up on I-94 in Van Buren County

UPDATE:  Initial information from Michigan State Police indicated two fatalities. Authorities later confirmed one fatality as a result of the accident. 

A multiple vehicle crash has caused I-94 to close in both directions in Van Buren County near Hartford and Watervliet.

According to Fox 17, Michigan State Police believe at least two people are dead following the pile up involving nearly 65 vehicles Sunday afternoon.

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Michigan Sisters in Amber Alert Found Safe in Colorado

Michigan State Police say two girls from Berrien County who were the subject of an overnight Amber Alert have been found safe in Colorado, and their father is now in police custody.

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Five of Michigan’s Most Dangerous Winter Intersections Are In Grand Rapids [Photos]

Winter driving can be a pain in the butt, but it certainly doesn't help when the top two worst winter intersections are in your area.

In all, five of the top 20 intersections for winter accidents are in the Grand Rapids area.

44th Street -- I'm looking at you.

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Children’s Medicine Recalled Due to Overdosing Concern

The products are sold over-the-counter and are used for treating coughs and colds. They were sold nationwide under brands that include Kroger, CVS, Dollar General, and Rite-Aid.

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How to Maximize Your Powerball Winnings

Grand Valley State University statistics professor John Gabrosek shares his thoughts on how to win the Powerball jackpot.

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Grand Rapids Postal Carrier Stopped Thieves From Stealing Package in Heritage Hill [Video]

A Grand Rapids postal worker's efforts to stop thieves from stealing packages from a resident's home is getting national recognition.

WZZM-13 reports that on Dec. 30th, Louie Kunst was delivering packages in Heritage Hill when he noticed three teenagers he'd never seen in the neighborhood before walking down the sidewalk. 

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Grand Rapids Will Fine You if You Don’t Clear Snow From Your Sidewalks

Now that winter is finally showing up somewhat, the City of Grand Rapids is reminding residents to clear sidewalks of snow. If you don't, you could get penalized. 

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Still Without Power? Contact Consumers Energy

As of 4:30PM on Sunday, approximately 6,000 Consumers Energy customers remained without service from the Christmas Eve storm.

Now, nearly all customers have had power restored. If you are still without power, Consumers Energy is asking you to contact them.

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West Michigan Children Flown to Hospital After Mother Found Dead

When police arrived the three-year-old daughter was lying on top of her, and her five-month-old son was found in his carseat in the car. The mother died of an apparent suicide.

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Monday Evening’s Commute Could Get Messy in West Michigan

Estimates are indicating around a quarter inch of ice accumulation is possible starting late Monday morning. We'll likely see the most issues stemming from this storm Monday evening during our commute.

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Over 100,000 Without Power in Michigan, May Not be Back on For Christmas

Thousands of homes in Michigan are without power this Christmas Eve after a strong wind storm overnight.

Winds in some areas areas of the state were over 60 miles per hour...

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