The rate of child abuse and neglect rose by more than one-third in Michigan during the past decade, the result of high unemployment and inadequate social programs, according to a new report released today.
An Ottawa County woman is recovering after she was set on fire, and investigators said her tenant is the one who did it.
The suspect turned himself in to deputies a short time after the incident on West Pine Drive in Holland Township.
When Grand Haven native Tom Beaver began reporting on prep recruiting involving the University of Michigan football and basketball teams in the early 1990s, the phenomenon was nowhere near as prominent as it's become in today's media landscape.
Winterfest 2012 kicks off Thursday with the Glow Bowl at Mulligan's Hollow Ski Bowl.
Organizers of this weekend's Winterfest are promising more winter-themed activities for area residents and visitors.
Police said they've arrested a man who doused his landlord with flammable liquid, then set her on fire.
It happened around 10:45 this morning at a home in 2500 block of West Pine Lane in Holland Township.