A Kent County jury on Friday found Robin Root guilty in the 2007 murder of Janna Kelly, a Grand Rapids businesswoman whose nude and charred body was found in an Ottawa County blueberry field three months after she was last seen alive.
SAUGATUCK TWP. — Couple Stephen and Tanya Sheridan have filed a lawsuit against the Local Observer newspaper and its editor Michael Gallagher for allegedly “hiding behind the veil of a free and open press” to “ridicule, humiliate and slander” the Saugatuck couple.
Body of Janna Kelly was found in a Grand Haven Township field in March 2008.
Ryan Wyngarden killed his sister and her husband in 1987.
Ottawa County Circuit Judge Jon Hulsing will represent circuit court judges from across the state as the newest member of the Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission.
Davian Joseph Weston, 17, has been charged with two felonies and a misdemeanor for bringing a stolen gun to school.
The jury in federal court found William John Easterling, 52, guilty of one count of sexual exploitation of a child, two counts of attempted sexual exploitation of a child and one count of possession of pornography.
Ryan Charles Dime, 31, pleaded guilty this week in Ottawa County Circuit Court to seven crimes, including making a terrorist threat.
A Holland woman was ordered this week to spend 90 days in jail after she admitted losing control and striking her 9-year-old autistic son multiple times.
Rhonda Vandermyde, 56, was charged with a moving violation causing death. It is a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in prison and/or up to $2,000 in fines.
Jennifer Carolyn Anderson said she was trying to get to her mother in Holland Township when police arrested her for drunken driving while she was getting gas for her car.
One of the incidents occurred in Spring Lake Township on or about Dec. 20, 2017, according to court records.
Ethan Wayne Ellcey, 17, pleaded guilty to charges of home invasion and assault with a dangerous weapon during a hearing Monday in Ottawa County Circuit Court.
Roger Hoeker, 63, entered a no-contest plea to a high-court misdemeanor of careless discharge of a firearm resulting in injury or death.
Family members cried out in grief and rage after the man who admitted sodomizing their daughter received a lighter sentence than expected in Ottawa County Circuit Court.