| Jan 28, 2012
| 11:51 AM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (CNN) -- Mourners remembered legendary singer Etta James on Saturday as an authentic voice whose velvety vocals bridged genres from blues to rock.
The Rev. Al Sharpton presided over her funeral in southern California where she was...
| Jan 10, 2012
With close to 2 million Americans dependent on or abusing prescription painkillers, a growing number of families are redefining their notions of what a drug addict looks like.
"The person with the drug problem is not necessarily a teenager shooting up in...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:23 PM
Rollo McClellan, 92, is looking forward to the fish fry next weekend like it was his first.
The first Costa Mesa Newport Harbor Lions Club Fish Fry was in 1945, and McClellan hasn't missed one since.
Well, he had to cut out a day early once to go take a...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Etta James, one of the great voices of the 20th century who fused R&B with gospel and blues, and scored landmark hits with "At Last," "Tell Mama" and "All I Could Do Was Cry," died today from complications related to leukemia. She was 73. James had been...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 5:08 PM
A wreath-laying ceremony was held on Saturday at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids outside the tombs of former President Gerald R. Fordand former First Lady Betty Ford.
The event is held each year by the Ford family on July 14th in...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 5:03 AM
NEW YORK -- Lindsay Lohan returned to center stage this weekend, but her jail time, rehab stints, drunk-driving and shoplifting convictions followed her as she hosted NBC's "Saturday Night Live."
Lohan's movie career resumes soon, as well. She'll portray...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 7:34 AM
Lindsay Lohan returned to center stage this weekend, but her jail time, rehab stints, drunk-driving and shoplifting convictions followed her as she hosted NBC's"Saturday Night Live."
Lohan's movie career resumes soon, as well. She'll portray film...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 4:46 PM
The Grand Rapids Business Journal recognized 50 women Wednesday, designated the most influential women in West Michigan.
These women are considered leaders in the world of business, education and other professions. They're also seen as women who effect...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 2:01 AM
On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation.
• One less independent thinker...
| Apr 7, 2010
| 11:41 PM
Today is Thursday, April 8, the 98th day of 2010. There are 267 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On April 8, 1974, Hank Aaron of the Atlanta Braves hit his 715th career home run in a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, breaking...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Lindsay Lohan pleaded not guilty to a felony grant theft charge in L.A. Lindsay Lohan is accused of taking a $2,500 necklace from a Venice boutique....