| Jun 15, 2011
| 9:09 AM
The American defense community stands at a crossroads. The need to trim the defense budget, as Defense Secretary Robert Gates recently put it, is a "matter of simple arithmetic and political reality." Meanwhile, this year's defense authorization bill,...
| Dec 31, 2010
| 6:55 AM
An anti-war protester who hit Michigan Sen. Carl Levin in the face with an apple pie has been charged with assault.
An indictment filed Thursday charges Ahlam Mohsen of Coldwater with two counts of assault against the Democrat while he was meeting with...
| May 2, 2011
| 9:00 PM
After spending nearly 28 years behind bars for the 1983 rape & murder of a 17 year-old Battle Creek girl, Thomas Cress is a free man. Tuesday he talked with FOX 17's Hailey Frances.
"There were some times I thought I was gonna die," Cress said.
| May 14, 2012
| 4:59 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Senate Homeland Security Committee has scheduled a public hearing on the prostitution scandal involving U.S. military and Secret Service agents in Colombia.
The hearing will take place May 23, Sen. Joe Lieberman, the committee...
| May 22, 2012
| 4:33 AM
The results of a more-than-year-long Senate investigation into counterfeit parts being used in U.S. military equipment were released Monday and - as they had from the start - investigators are putting most of the blame on China.
"Our report outlines...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 5:26 PM
U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin of Michigan announced Thursday hiring and retention support for the Plainfield Charter Township Fire Department.
The grant comes through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 7:59 PM
Three executives who led high-risk home lender Washington Mutual Bank as it skidded toward the biggest bank failure in U.S. history have agreed to settle a government lawsuit for as much as $64 million — far from the $900 million the Federal Deposit...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:27 AM
The state's representatives in Washington and Lansing were quick to issue statements on the U.S. Supreme Courtdecision upholding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Rep. Justin Amash, R-Grand Rapids, in a post on his Facebook page, chose to...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 3:55 PM
Following the 2010 oil spill that pumped thousands of gallons of oil into the Kalamazoo River, the National Transportation Board met Tuesday to discuss findings of an investigation into what mistakes were made that led to the disaster.
"Today we're going...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 1:46 PM
US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, along with Senator Carl Levin and Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell are teaming up Saturday afternoon to cut the ribbon at a new bus operations center.
The Wealthy Operations Center project, located at 333...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 5:20 PM
The Army Corp of Engineers is allocating additional funds to Great Lakes dredging projects in order to support economic development and job creation.
In a letter to Senator Carl Levin (D-Mich.), Army Undersecretary Joseph Westphal wrote: “Your...