Grand Rapids Michigan

A Powerball lottery ticket (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Michigan man wins million-dollar lottery — again

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — This guy has all the luck. Officials say Joseph Palmarchuk won a $1.35 million lottery jackpot Wednesday in Michigan’s Classic Lotto 47 game. In the past few years, Palmarchuk has also […]

11/08/2013

The 12 Schwandt brothers pose for a photo in their home in Rockford, Mich. Clockwise from bottom left are, Tyler, 21, holding Tucker, 2 days, Vinny, 10, Drew, 16, Zach, 17, Charlie, 3,  Calvin, 8, Brandon, 14, Luke, 19 months, Gabe, 6, Wesley, 5 and Tommy, 11. (AP Photo/MLive.com, The Grand Rapids Press, Chris Clark)

All-boys club: Michigan couple welcomes 12th son

DETROIT (AP) — A western Michigan family welcomed their 12th child. And, shocker, it’s a boy — just like the other 11. Jay and Kateri Schwandt of Rockford believed the latest baby might break the […]

08/11/2013

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Mich. man recognizes mom as bank robbery suspect

BYRON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The FBI says a Michigan man who recognized his mother in surveillance photos of a bank robbery called police to turn her in. MLive.com reports the man told police his […]

06/26/2013

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Newtown expands scope of planned children’s museum

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Months before she was killed in a gunman’s rampage, Sandy Hook Elementary School Principal Dawn Hochsprung wrote a letter expressing her excitement over an effort to bring a children’s museum to Newtown.

01/29/2013