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Three killed, five injured following campus shooting at Michigan State University

13 On Your Side is reporting that there was an active shooter on the campus of Michigan State University last night. As of now, three are confirmed dead and five are hospitalized from the incident. The suspect was found dead outside of campus from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. FULL STORY:

West Michigan business sending aid to Turkey, Syria following tragic earthquake

SpartanNash is helping Syria and Turkey with their earthquake recovery efforts. According to WOOD TV, the local business located in Byron Center is donating two truckloads worth of bottled water and baby diapers. FULL STORY: Currently, the death toll from the earthquake has passed 20,000 people. If you’d like to donate to the cause,…MORE

The World of Winter festival is returning to Grand Rapids

With over 100 outdoor art pieces available and tons of free events, the World of Winter festival will be returning to Grand Rapids in January. MLive reports that this year’s event will feature six large-scale installations in public parks and spaces, an outdoor drag show on Jan. 14 at Calder Plaza, and a Silent Disco…MORE

Actress Kirstie Alley dead at 71

Multiple sources have confirmed that television and film actress Kirstie Alley has passed away. She was 71 years old. Many remember her from her role on the hit TV series, Cheers. Alley also played roles in the Look Who’s Talking movies series. READ MORE:

Snow likely in West Michigan this weekend

With it being that time of year, the dreaded ‘S’ word has returned. 13 On Your Side meteorologist Michael Behrens reports that the effects of Hurricane Nicole could play a factor in snowfall coming to West Michigan on Saturday and Sunday. The report says that snowfall coverage and intensity will pick up throughout the day…MORE

Grand Rapids: Beer City and…pickleball hot spot?

Are you part of the craze that’s sweeping the nation? Pickleball. WOOD TV reports that Grand Rapids is becoming a “hot bed” for the popular sport. Bob Trout, former president of the Grand Rapids Pickleball Club, says that the city has one of the best clubs in the country. Check out all of the locations…MORE

Snow storm hits Northern Michigan

This is no joke. Northern Michigan is getting nailed with old man winter before Halloween. 13 On Your Side’s Samantha Jacques reports that parts of the upper peninsula could see up to 13 inches of wet and heavy snow that could lead to power outages. But don’t get too comfortable if you’re in West Michigan.…MORE

Help Grand Rapids claim title of ‘Best Beer City’ in U.S.

Grand Rapids was included on a list of 20 cities that customers claim have the best beer scenes. 13 On Your Side says the city is looking for support to reclaim this title once again. The list of 20 cities was put together by USA Today. Voting ends on October 24. You can vote below!…MORE

Woman from TikTok details Grand Rapids-based ghost story

Creepy! @haileighvee What do you think about the Ghost Story/ legend of the Haunted Michigan Bell Telephone Company in Grand Rapids, Michigan? Have you heard of it? What are your thoughts!? To hear more about it subscr!be to my p o d c a s t The Mitten Mysteries on all p o d c…MORE

List of Halloween attractions in West Michigan

It’s that time of year again! Halloween is right around the corner and 13 On Your Side has a list of attractions for you to get your fix. The Haunt in Wyoming is obviously at the top of this list. Abandoned Acres Farm and the Haunted Forest also made this list. Find the complete list…MORE