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Michigan National Guard set to expand COVID-19 response efforts

LANSING, Mich. (WOOD) — The Michigan National Guard is expanding its COVID-19 vaccination and testing efforts across the state. Officials tell News 8 almost 300 additional guard members are going to be deployed to support the initiative. Beginning Sunday, Jan. 24th,...

To The Point: Gov. Whitmer, Rep. Albert

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer attended the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden. She also weighed in on her COVID-19 relief plan that is already getting push back from the Republican-led legislature. "I know that the...

Accumulating Snow Monday Night and Tuesday

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — It's been a very underwhelming winter season so far in West Michigan. Grand Rapids is currently ranked second in the list of least snowy winters ever recorded, and we're running just about three feet below our average snow total for this...

KDPS foils house fire in Kalamazoo

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — Officers from the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety were called to a house fire on Random Rd early Sunday morning. KDPS arrived around 1:33 a.m. and saw smoke coming from the roof and a bedroom once they were on scene. Officers entered...

1 man critically injured in Kalamazoo crash

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety officers were called to a car crash on S Portage Rd early Sunday morning. Officers arrived on scene around 2:31 a.m. in the 5100 block of S Portage to find a single vehicle that had driven off the road...

Slain Montcalm Co. teen’s organs help save 5 lives

CANNON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — The heart of a Montcalm County teen killed earlier this month lives on as her organs were donated to help save the lives of five people. A candlelight vigil was held Saturday for 18-year-old Destini Cunliffe, who was fatally shot in...

Michigan athletic department on pause because of COVID-19

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The entire University of Michigan athletic department is pausing because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The state Department of Health and Human Services issued the mandate Saturday, with the school saying it follows positive COVID-19 tests for...

GR Catholic Central earns 4th title in 5 years

DETROIT (WOOD) — For Grand Rapids Catholic Central, this trip to Detroit is becoming all too familiar. This was the first trip in Division 5, but the result remained the same. The Cougars (11-0) dominated from start to finish over Frankenmuth (11-1), winning 48-21 for...

Despite IRS warning, stimulus checks and debit cards cause confusion

(NEXSTAR) – Despite the Internal Revenue Service urging people earlier this month to keep a careful eye on their mailboxes for the plain, white envelope holding their COVID relief payment, it appears some people are still mistaking them for junk mail. Jim Wallace said...

AP source: Lions looking into trading QB Matthew Stafford

(AP) — A person with direct knowledge of the situation says the Detroit Lions and quarterback Matthew Stafford have mutually agreed to explore the possibilities of trading him. The person spoke Saturday night to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because...
To The Point: Gov. Whitmer, Rep. Albert

To The Point: Gov. Whitmer, Rep. Albert

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer attended the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden. She also weighed in on her COVID-19 relief plan that is already getting push back from the Republican-led legislature. "I know that the...

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Accumulating Snow Monday Night and Tuesday

Accumulating Snow Monday Night and Tuesday

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — It's been a very underwhelming winter season so far in West Michigan. Grand Rapids is currently ranked second in the list of least snowy winters ever recorded, and we're running just about three feet below our average snow total for this...

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KDPS foils house fire in Kalamazoo

KDPS foils house fire in Kalamazoo

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — Officers from the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety were called to a house fire on Random Rd early Sunday morning. KDPS arrived around 1:33 a.m. and saw smoke coming from the roof and a bedroom once they were on scene. Officers entered...

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1 man critically injured in Kalamazoo crash

1 man critically injured in Kalamazoo crash

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety officers were called to a car crash on S Portage Rd early Sunday morning. Officers arrived on scene around 2:31 a.m. in the 5100 block of S Portage to find a single vehicle that had driven off the road...

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Slain Montcalm Co. teen’s organs help save 5 lives

Slain Montcalm Co. teen’s organs help save 5 lives

CANNON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — The heart of a Montcalm County teen killed earlier this month lives on as her organs were donated to help save the lives of five people. A candlelight vigil was held Saturday for 18-year-old Destini Cunliffe, who was fatally shot in...

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GR Catholic Central earns 4th title in 5 years

GR Catholic Central earns 4th title in 5 years

DETROIT (WOOD) — For Grand Rapids Catholic Central, this trip to Detroit is becoming all too familiar. This was the first trip in Division 5, but the result remained the same. The Cougars (11-0) dominated from start to finish over Frankenmuth (11-1), winning 48-21 for...

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