This is the second of a three-part series on female employees of the Michigan Department of Corrections saying sexual harassment remains rampant in the prison system, despite a pledge by the state 30 years ago to stamp it out.
Police said Tuesday that a West Olive man killed Sunday in an officer-involved shooting died as the result of a single gunshot wound.
Despite knowing that a death was involved, Ottawa County Circuit Judge Jon Hulsing said that could not be factored in when he ordered a former Grand Haven man to jail for 90 days on a drug possession conviction.
The wife of the shooting suspect in Muskegon says that she had been involved with multiple calls to police asking for help long before Matthew Hartman was shot and killed by police in a standoff at their West Olive home.
Sgt. Cal Keuning replaces Sgt. Chris Dill, who has moved to a new opportunity within the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office.
A 27-year-old West Olive man was killed in an officer-involved shooting Sunday in the West Olive Estates Mobile Home Community.
One of Staci Fountain's earliest memories as a Michigan corrections officer is her "butt check."
On the eve of 4/20 — the date most associated with marijuana legalization efforts — the Michigan Medical Marijuana Licensing Board gave preliminary approval to nine applications, denied two and postponed action on another potential business.
Firefighters from several local departments responded to a house fire at 12670 State Road on Friday morning.
A pair of crashes near the drawbridge on northbound U.S. 31 have stalled traffic Thursday afternoon.
CROCKERY TWP. — The driver of a car that went off the road and through a fence at a Crockery Township nursery business Thursday morning escaped the crash without injury.
CROCKERY TWP. — A three-vehicle crash at the intersection of Cleveland Street (M-104) and 136th Avenue caused police to halt traffic in that area shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday.
Two Ottawa County men charged in separate cases of preying on 14- and 15-year-old girls were both sent to prison for a minimum of three years following their hearings Monday in Ottawa County Circuit Court.
Ottawa County Sheriff Steve Kempker participated in the 114th session of the National Sheriffs Institute, April 9-13 in Aurora, Colorado. Kempker is the first sheriff from Ottawa County to graduate from the institute.
Gun rights supporters — many carrying rifles and ammunition — gathered at state capitols across the U.S. on Saturday to push back against efforts to pass stricter gun-control laws that they fear threaten their constitutional right to bear arms.