A single-engine bi-plane crashed shortly after taking off early Sunday afternoon from the Grand Haven airport. The plane's wing clipped a tree in the 14000 block of Indian Trails and hit the ground just short of the Pottawattomie Bayou in Grand Haven Township. The pilot was taken by ambulance to North Ottawa Community Hospital.
Probation for a southeastern Michigan farmer caught growing more than 8,000 marijuana plants is not "logical or reasonable," and sends the wrong message to people considering similar schemes, the head of an anti-drug task force said.
A 4-year-old boy has died after apparently falling into a tank used to collect animal waste at a Michigan dairy farm, and a special review team is being appointed to prevent similar accidents, authorities said.