Contact Us
West Michigan News

West Michigan News - Page 12

Stuart Miles/ ThinkStock
Stuart Miles/ ThinkStock
[

Scammers Calling West Michigan Parents Claiming They’ve Kidnapped Their Kids

A scammer is calling parents in West Michigan, saying they have to pay a ransom or their child will be hurt.

The scam is similar to a scam that has preyed on the elderly, telling them that their grandchild is in jail and needs bail money.

Read More

Thinkstock/ Alex_Schmidt
Thinkstock/ Alex_Schmidt
[

Grand Rapids Police And Kent County Sheriff’s Department Hiring

In two separate Facebook posts this morning, GRPD and the Kent County Sheriff's Department announced they are looking for new police officers and deputies.

Read More

Mike McGinnis/Getty Images
Mike McGinnis/Getty Images
[

Playoff Field Is Set, Other Things We Learned In NFL Week 17

The 2014 NFL regular season ended on Sunday, as all remaining playoff spots were claimed and several division titles were decided -- including the NFC North by the Green Bay Packers with their 30-20 win over the Detroit Lions.

Here's a recap of the day's action.

Read More

Wavebreakmedia Ltd/ThinkStock
Wavebreakmedia Ltd/ThinkStock
[

Spectrum Health Releases List Of Top Baby Names For 2014

What were the most popular baby names in West Michigan in 2014? Well, according to the birth records at Spectrum Health, Olivia and Noah were the most popular for boys and girls respectively.

This year, there are several newcomers to the girl’s list, including Avery, Ella and Nora. Some new boy names also took over the list in 2014 – William, Caleb, Carter, Henry, Benjamin and Jackson were all added this year.

Read More

Oxygen 64/ThinkStock
Oxygen 64/ThinkStock
[

Channel 95.7′s Hottest Topics for 2014

It never hurts to take a look back, right?

Well, then: Check out Channel 95.7's hottest topics for 2014.

These were all determined by you, at least through your online visits to Channel 95.7.

Read More

Joe Robbins, Getty Images
Joe Robbins, Getty Images
[

Central Michigan Loses 49-48 to Western Kentucky in Popeyes Bahamas Bowl After Trailing by 35 [Video]

An exciting comeback fell just short as Central Michigan failed to convert on a two-point conversion with no time left and lost to Western Kentucky, 49-48.

Read More

into the woods trailer
[

New Movies (This Week): ‘American Sniper,’ ‘Big Eyes,’ ‘The Interview,’ ‘Into The Woods,’ ‘Selma’ and ‘Unbroken’ [Video]

This is the week when "The Interview" was going to be released, but some hackers infiltrated Sony Pictures Entertainment's computers, made some threats and got the farce about an assassination plot against North Korean leader Kim Jong-un by two American journalists -- starring Seth Rogen and James Franco -- canceled.

Well, actually, Sony Pictures Entertainment now says it is going to release "The Interview" in limited theatrical release on Dec. 25. Whatever.

Either way, there are still plenty of other films coming out on Christmas Day (Thursday): about a Navy S.E.A.L. sniper, a painter who ran into legal troubles and rediscovered herself, a witch involved with characters from children's stories, the civil rights marches of the 1960s and a U.S. Olympian captured by the Japanese during World War II

Read More

Thinkstock/ Gary Duncan
Thinkstock/ Gary Duncan
[

CDC Warns Public To Not Eat Caramel Apples

A Listeria outbreak has health officials concerned.

Read More

Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.
[

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ Wins Fight

As expected, ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ won the weekend, but a quick examination of the actual numbers makes this victory feel just a little hollow. The same goes for ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb’ and ‘Annie,’ both of which took second and third place without putting forward particularly impressive numbers. Yep, the holiday box office looked just a little rough this weekend.

Read More

Matt Cardy/Getty Images
Matt Cardy/Getty Images
[

Last-Minute Christmas Shopping Primer/Countdown

Crunch time is here for Christmas because it's Christmas week.

You've only got until Christmas Eve to do your shopping for Christmas.

Here's a list of some stores and restaurants to help you finish up your Christmas shopping.

Read More

Leon Halip/Getty Images
Leon Halip/Getty Images
[

Your 2014 College Football Playoff and Bowl Games Guide [Video]

The first college football playoff highlights this year's bowl season. Here is the complete lineup of games so you can plan your TV viewing habits accordingly.

Read More

Courtesy of Sundance Institute
Courtesy of Sundance Institute
[

‘The End of the Tour’ World Premiere Is January 23 at Sundance Film Festival

"The End of the Tour" will make its world premiere at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, on Jan. 23, 2015.

The film, which stars Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel, was shot in and around Grand Rapids in early 2014. 

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://mychannel957.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Register on Channel 95.7 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on Channel 95.7 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Friends With Benefits contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.