TALLMADGE TWP. — A 22-year-old Rockford man was seriously injured in a one-car crash early Monday at the intersection of Lake Michigan Drive and 24th Avenue in Tallmadge Township.
OLIVE TWP. — Two Holland teens were seriously injured Sunday when their pickup truck collided with a transport van at the intersection of 144th Avenue and Tyler Street in Olive Township.
LANSING — A former Michigan State University head gymnastics coach was sentenced Tuesday to 90 days in jail for lying to police during an investigation into former Olympic and university doctor Larry Nassar.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — A road-rage incident that started in Holland Township resulted in a rollover crash Tuesday morning on northbound U.S. 31 at Pierce Street in Grand Haven Township.
DETROIT (AP) — Federal agents being sent to Detroit by the Trump administration will be helping local authorities fight violent crime and won’t be interfering with protests against racism or excessive force by police, the region’s top federal prosecutor said Wednesday.
BLENDON TWP. — The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office has released a computer-generated image of a 1967 homicide victim in hopes that it will bring more answers to the cold case investigation.
Coast Guard crews throughout the Great Lakes were involved in 81 cases, saved 56 lives, assisted 264 people over this past weekend.
A Grand Haven gym owner may face a fine or even jail time for violating Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive order for closed gyms and fitness centers to slow the spread of COVID-19.
The family of a 14-year-old Grand Rapids boy who drowned Sunday afternoon was reunited with their loved one after his body was recovered late Tuesday morning off the Grand Haven South Pier.
Waves continued to grow throughout the day Monday, again hampering efforts to recover the body of a 14-year-old Grand Rapids boy who went missing in Lake Michigan at Grand Haven State Park on Sunday.
Ottawa County Sheriff divers were in the water and a crew was on board a marine patrol boat with a sonar scan device at about 8 a.m. Monday, as they continued the search for a missing swimmer.
A 14-year-old Grand Rapids boy is presumed drowned after last being spotted in Lake Michigan off Grand Haven State Park Sunday afternoon.
A 30-year-old West Olive man was injured in a single vehicle crash shortly before 8 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Lake Michigan Drive and Lakeshore Drive in Grand Haven Township.
A Grand Haven public safety officer was injured Thursday while trying to stop a suspect from fleeing the scene of a disturbance that witnesses say centered around her refusal to wear a face mask in a local business.
More than 100 cars filed out of the Dake parking lot and took to the streets Wednesday night to honor the late Scott Flahive, a Grand Haven police officer who was shot and killed in the line of duty in 1994.
GRAND RAPIDS — Police in Grand Rapids are investigating four separate shooting incidents that left one person dead, injured a second, and damage personal property in the last 24 hours.
HOLLAND TWP. — Following a chase through a Holland-area apartment complex, police on Wednesday apprehended a man suspected of shooting a woman that afternoon.
A Crockery Township man remains lodged in the Ottawa County Jail on charges related to an incident in which he barricaded himself inside his house and stood off police for several hours earlier this month.
HOLLAND — The Holland Department of Public Safety is investigating after a 67-year-old passenger died in a two-vehicle crash Saturday evening.
JAMESTOWN TWP. (The Holland Sentinel) — A 15-year-old Hudsonville girl was transported to an area hospital in critical condition following a crash between a Jeep and an all-terrain vehicle she was driving.
Fights within crowds congregating near the waterfront are not unusual, but someone pulling a gun on somebody in the Grand Haven area is far less common, police say.
A Grand Rapids man pleaded no contest Monday in Ottawa County Circuit Court to multiple felonies connected to breaking into Coopersville-area homes while naked last year and fleeing from police.
CASS COUNTY — A video of a Fourth of July celebration in Cass County went viral this past weekend due to the amount of people partying close together without masks or following social-distancing guidelines.
Boaters and beach-goers took advantage of the hot, dry weather to get on the water over the Fourth of July holiday weekend – and local law enforcement officials say there were incidents, but nothing major to report.
Update (10 p.m. Wednesday) – Capt. Mark Bennett of the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office said that Daniel Kriger exited his residence at approximately 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and surrendered to police.
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GRAND HAVEN TWP. — Three people were injured in two separate crashes about four hours apart Tuesday on northbound U.S. 31 at Hayes Street.
A zero-tolerance approach will be used during an impaired driving enforcement campaign in Ottawa County that starts Wednesday and runs through July 19.
TALLMADGE TWP. — Two people suffered minor injuries and several others escaped injury in a chain-reaction crash caused by a wrong-way driver late Sunday night on I-96 near Marne.
It wasn’t big waves, but just maybe the shock of hitting the cold Lake Michigan waters that took an 18-year-old Grand Rapids man by surprise late Sunday afternoon.
In response to the police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Rayshard Brooks, law enforcement has come under increased scrutiny across the country.
ROBINSON TWP. — A 56-year-old West Olive man was killed when he ran his motorcycle off the south end of M-231 at Lake Michigan Drive (M-45) sometime early Sunday morning.
ROBINSON TWP. — Four people were hospitalized following a two-car crash that caused officials to block off a section of Lake Michigan Drive (M-45) for a couple of hours Saturday afternoon.
Water rescue incidents on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan are already happening at a higher rate than usual for this time of year.