Parole Board will send recommendation to governor, who will make final decision on convicted murderer’s commutation.
“We always experience an increase in crashes when the winter weather arrives,” said Sgt. Jason Kik of the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office. “Drivers should give themselves more time to get where they are going, remove distractions such as a cellphone and just slow down.”
GEORGETOWN TWP. — Two students from the Ottawa Area Center were injured when the school bus they were riding in crashed into a car and a pickup truck Tuesday afternoon.
Fruitport Police Department and Fruitport Community Schools are investigating a report of a possible child abduction attempt that took place in the area of Sheridan Road and Ellis Road.
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Less than a week after Michigan voters approved the legalization of recreational marijuana, the Grand Haven Township Board has agreed to bring forth an ordinance to ban marijuana facilities.
Proposal 1 legalizes the use and sale of recreational marijuana for adults 21 and older. This new law will take effect 10 days after the election results are certified by the Board of State Canvassers.
FERRYSBURG — Monday morning’s rush-hour traffic was slowed when an older SUV caught on fire on northbound U.S. 31 between Ridge Street and VanWagoner Road.
The Archdiocese of Detroit says an allegation that a priest who died in 1994 sexually abused a child at some point has been found to be credible.
ROBINSON TWP. — A fire that damaged a pole barn Monday morning in Robinson Township is being called suspicious.
The Grand Rapids Police Department is investigating after a body was pulled out of the Grand River on Sunday afternoon.
A 29-year-old Holland area man is dead following a shooting Friday night in Holland Township.
Two teenage boys suffered second- and third-degree burns when their tree fort caught on fire early Saturday morning in Spring Lake Township.
SPI Pharma 'fire' Saturday night turned out to be busted steam pipe
GRAND RAPIDS — People who have misdemeanor marijuana cases pending in Kent County will see criminal charges dismissed, Prosecutor Chris Becker said Thursday.