5:23 PM Apr 17, 2012
A Muskegon man accused of taking a gun into the Grand Haven post office is now being charged in federal court. George Edward Covington III, 42, was indicted April 12 by a grand jury on federal weapons and drug felony charges related to the Grand Haven incident, according to Ottawa County Prosecuting Attorney Ron Frantz.
9:52 PM Apr 16, 2012
Winds gusting to 55 mph have swept across Michigan, snapping power lines, blacking out at least 176,000 homes and businesses, and causing the death of a woman whose car was hit by a falling tree.
9:24 PM Apr 16, 2012
Jury selection is under way for the trial of a West Michigan father in the disappearance last year of his baby daughter.
2:12 PM Apr 16, 2012
An old, unused barn off 144th Avenue in Spring Lake Township was destroyed by fire Saturday morning.
12:00 PM Apr 14, 2012
A former Grand Rapids stockbroker has been sentenced to nine years in federal prison for his role in a $6 million Ponzi scheme.
9:30 AM Apr 14, 2012
Two Grand Rapids men, who an Ottawa County Sheriff's Department detective said he spotted stealing items from an Olive Township home on Wednesday, were charged with second-degree home invasion on Friday.
8:20 PM Apr 12, 2012
An animal shelter official said puppies boosted the estimated number of dogs seized from a southwestern Michigan breeder's home to at least 380, but that people from around the state are pitching in to help care for the animals.
2:01 PM Apr 12, 2012
Rima Fakih, the first Arab-American to be crowned Miss USA, pleaded no contest Wednesday to drunk driving. The former beauty queen offered the plea to driving while visibly impaired.
1:24 PM Apr 12, 2012
A Muskegon man charged with carrying a gun into the Grand Haven post office earlier this year is scheduled to be sentenced Monday in Ottawa County Circuit Court. George Covington III, 42, was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm after the Jan. 3 incident.
1:23 PM Apr 12, 2012
Police are looking for a man who they said held up a Macatawa Bank branch in Holland Township on Wednesday afternoon and got away with an undisclosed amount of money.
11:50 AM Apr 12, 2012
An Ottawa County Sheriff's Department detective, driving to court in Holland on Wednesday afternoon, thwarted a home invasion he happened to come across.
9:00 PM Apr 11, 2012
A man faces trial on a charge of terrorism on accusations he threatened to shoot up Muskegon High School.
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.
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.
6:00 AM Apr 10, 2012
Authorities said a wildfire in Muskegon County's Blue Lake Township on Monday consumed at least 10 acres.