6:00 AM Apr 11, 2012
Former Michigan beauty queen Rima Fakih is scheduled to go on trial today on a drunken driving charge.
9:29 PM Apr 10, 2012
A Detroit-area woman has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for the sexual assault and murder of her 2-year-old stepdaughter.
8:08 PM Apr 10, 2012
Bowing to the inevitable after an improbably resilient run for the White House, Rick Santorum quit the presidential race on Tuesday, clearing the way for Mitt Romney to claim the Republican nomination.
6:29 PM Apr 10, 2012
A weekly newspaper in Clare County that has been in business for more than a century is closing its doors. Tuesday marked the last issue of The Clare Sentinel, which began publication in 1879 and carried on its pages over the years news that was commonplace and historical.
6:00 PM Apr 10, 2012
Gov. Rick Snyder signed two laws Monday intended to accelerate private development of the Michigan State Fairgrounds, a 160-acre site where urban met rural for more than a century and where a racehorse named Seabiscuit got his start.
4:24 PM Apr 10, 2012
Village Council decided Monday that "mum' would be the word on a grassroots petition drive that aims to put disincorporation before voters this summer. Although the item was on the agenda, council members said they didn't feel comfortable discussing the possibility of dissolving into Spring Lake Township unless the question actually makes it to the Aug. 7 ballot.
2:00 PM Apr 10, 2012
Funding is more than halfway secured for a new fire truck in Grand Haven Township, and now it is up to its taxpayers to decide if they want to meet the township halfway.
2:00 PM Apr 10, 2012
Authorities said they've seized about 350 dogs from a West Michigan home where the owners were operating a breeding business.
1:00 PM Apr 10, 2012
Investigators are trying to identify hundreds of potential victims whose images were found on the computer of an Indiana man charged with coercing two teenage boys into performing online sex acts for him by threatening to post on gay porn sites compromising videos he secretly made of them.
12:00 PM Apr 10, 2012
The Grand Haven Historic Conservation Commission is recommending that the city look at ways to restore and preserve the historic coal tipple on Harbor Drive. "The historic value of this landmark and its relation to the surrounding area is significant,' commission Chairwoman Mary Snedeker said.
11:01 AM Apr 10, 2012
Danny Cotter pitched four innings of one-run baseball, helping Grand Haven score its first victory of the season, 7-5 over Zeeland East.
10:49 AM Apr 10, 2012
Spring Lake's varsity girls soccer team learned a valuable lesson in Monday's lopsided 3-0 loss at the hands of state-ranked Grandville.
10:00 AM Apr 10, 2012
Experts are saying the unusually early spring weather is forcing everything to be moved up about a month. The initial early-spring lawn fertilizer, for instance, should have been in the grass by now, according to Kevin Tuuk, owner of The City Farmer, 1437 Washington Ave. in Grand Haven.
7:00 AM Apr 10, 2012
Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Breezy, with a north-northwest wind at 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.