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LANSING — A small group of armed protestors rallied Sunday on the Michigan Capitol lawn. Winter weather and the sizable police presence meant the peaceful protest drew more media members than protestors.

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Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating the break-ins of two Jude’s Barbershop locations and a nearby Bibles for Missions thrift store.

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GRAND HAVEN TWP. — A Grand Haven-area woman was injured when her vehicle was struck by a Harbor Transit bus Thursday morning at the intersection of 168th Avenue and Johnson Street in Grand Haven Township.

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A Grand Haven psychologist sentenced last May for an improper sexual relationship with a client has now had his psychology license suspended by the state for at least three years.

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Representatives from Ottawa County’s Children’s Advocacy Center distributed gift bags to detectives from area police agencies in advance of Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, which is today.

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WASHINGTON — Violent protesters loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday and forced lawmakers into hiding, in a stunning attempt to overturn America's presidential election, undercut the nation's democracy and keep Democrat Joe Biden from replacing Trump in the W…

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WRIGHT TWP. — A 29-year-old Conklin man was injured when he rolled his pickup truck Friday afternoon on 16th Avenue near Comstock Street.

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CROCKERY TWP. — The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched Thursday afternoon to an incident involving a 77-year-old man pinned underneath a riding lawn mower in Crockery Township.

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A police car with its emergency lights operating will sit in the Beacon Boulevard median near Taylor Avenue on Sunday in memory of the late Scott Flahive, a Grand Haven Department of Public Safety officer who was killed in the line of duty 26 years ago.

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FERRYSBURG — Two people were injured when a semi-truck jackknifed on southbound U.S. 31 just north of the Grand Haven drawbridge early Thursday afternoon.

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Area firefighters were at several Northwest Ottawa County locations this past Friday and Saturday collecting toys and financial donations for the annual American Legion Goodfellows Crusade for Toys.

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TALLMADGE TWP. — Ottawa County Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched at 5 p.m. Monday to a report of an indecent exposure involving a man not wearing pants at a convenience store near Marne.

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COOK COUNTY, Ill. — An extensive cold case investigation has led to murder charges against a West Michigan woman for the 2003 deaths of her newborn sons in Chicago, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced Saturday.

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OLIVE TWP. — One person was injured in a two-car crash Thursday evening at the intersection of West Olive Road and Port Sheldon Road.

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Two years after Grand Haven native Ashley Young was murdered in Grand Rapids, her mother is still begging for someone to come forward and tell her where to find the rest of her daughter’s body.

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A Grand Haven Township man pleaded guilty in Ottawa County Circuit Court on Monday to charges related to a hit-and-run crash in Spring Lake Township that left the other driver seriously injured.

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A Spring Lake woman has been ordered to serve 130 days in jail for charges connected to a dispute over wearing a face mask inside a Grand Haven business in July.

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BLENDON TWP. — A 6-year-old girl driving an off-road vehicle flipped over in a ditch in Blendon Township on Tuesday afternoon and landed the child in the hospital, police said.

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The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with the Office of Highway Safety and Planning, will be participating in a seat belt enforcement campaign beginning Monday, Nov. 9, through Sunday, Nov. 29.