Robin Williams Gorilla Friend “Koko” Mourns His Death
As more and more stories are told about Robin Williams, this one struck me as especially poignant. In 2001, Robin Williams met and became friends with a gorilla named Koko, who uses American Sign Language to communicate.  The meeting happened at the Gorilla Foundation in California...
Police Officer Saves Man’s Life (video)
There are some heart-warming things happening in our world today.  They don't always get reported, however, so it is difficult to see sometimes with the Boston tragedy, flooding in West Michigan, etc.  News tends to focus on the bad stuff, but here is a wonderful video of a little inc…
Tragedy in Downtown Grand Rapids
It's a sad, somber time in downtown Grand Rapids as someone lies dead on a sidewalk.
A man fell, or possibly committed suicide by jumping, from the Ottawa/Fulton Parking ramp early this morning, sometime we believe between 7 and 7:30 a.m.
Paramedics, and Grand Rapids Police worked on the man for …
Cancer Diagnosis Increases Risk Of Suicide, Heart Attack And Stroke
Researchers have found that when a person is given a cancer diagnosis it can have deadly consequences.  According to a new study a cancer diagnosis can increase the risk of suicide, heart attack and stroke.
The Swedish study followed more than 6 million adult men and women and 786 of those were  dia…
Today is ‘Be Nice Day’ [VIDEO]
The Mental Health Foundation has chosen today as "Be Nice Day" in Kent County.
It's an effort to help prevent bullying and suicides among our youth.
Here's the story from WZZM 13.