GRAND RAPIDS — James Verne Russell, 50, a former Muskegon-area teacher and principal, was sentenced this week to 720 months in the Federal Bureau of Prisons for sexual exploitation of two minors.
OCEANA COUNTY — Authorities in Oceana County are searching the Huron-Manistee National Forest for a woman who hasn't been seen since Monday evening.
ROBINSON TWP. — A Grand Haven woman was pinned in her vehicle after a two-car crash Friday morning at the intersection of Lincoln Street and 136th Avenue in Robinson Township.
A Spring Lake Township woman charged in connection to the drowning death of her son last summer was sentenced this week to spend 180 days in jail.
While local and state officials paid virtual tributes to Jim Koster and the Koster family legacy Monday night, the longtime firefighter and now deputy chief of the Spring Lake Fire Department said, “The real honor is being able to serve this community.”
POLKTON TWP. — A Grand Rapids woman was injured Tuesday when she lost control of her speeding car on I-96 and it crashed into the median and rolled over, police said.
GRAND RAPIDS (AP) — Members of anti-government paramilitary groups discussed kidnapping Virginia's governor during a June meeting in Ohio, an FBI agent testified Tuesday during a court hearing for a group of men accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan's governor.
GRAND RAPIDS — The scene outside of the federal courthouse where three men were in court for their roles in the plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer was calm Tuesday morning as statewide media waited for attorneys and families to exit the building.
Militias are in the news after last week's events in Michigan. Members of the "Wolverine Watchmen" were among those arrested in the plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
The suspects accused of plotting to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are a baker's dozen of disaffected men whose anti-government attitudes show up in everything from seat belt violations to forgery.
MUSKEGON — The Department of Natural Resources led an investigation Friday at Howling Timbers in Muskegon, where officers believed there was illegal breeding and housing of animals.
CROCKERY TWP. (The Holland Sentinel) — A 20-year-old Grand Rapids woman suffered arm and leg injuries and a 42-year-old West Olive man sustained significant arm injuries after a three-vehicle crash near Nunica late Thursday.
The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in locating a white pickup truck that was involved in a hit-and-run crash in Coopersville on Tuesday evening.
LANSING — The federal government has charged six people with conspiring to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in an alleged domestic terrorist plot, according to newly unsealed court records.
A 23-year-old motorist has been arrested after crashing a car into several police vehicles while fleeing authorities in Ottawa County.
A Spring Lake woman charged in connection with a disagreement over wearing a face mask at a Grand Haven pizza shop waived a preliminary examination and her case will now head to Circuit Court.
A Crockery Township couple found dead in their home late last week is believed to have died of natural causes, Capt. Mark Bennett of the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office said Monday afternoon.
Monday’s virtual town hall meeting hosted by The Momentum Center was intended to create a safe environment where people could discuss race and racism. Instead, the meeting – which was hosted on the Zoom digital platform – was the victim of a vicious cyber attack.
Part of an Ottawa County police reserve program that evolved after the historical Hudsonville tornado destruction in 1956 was dissolved in August.
WRIGHT TWP. — The driver of an SUV that ran off the road and struck a tree near Marne on Thursday morning has died from the injuries he sustained in the crash, police said Thursday afternoon.
A Spring Lake woman charged in connection with a disagreement over wearing a face mask at a Grand Haven pizza shop has been found competent to stand trial, according to court records.
WEST OLIVE — An Ottawa County business has been fined $2,100 by the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration for violating COVID-19 regulations.
One lane of the drive-through was open Sunday morning after a fire in a vent fan caused the Grand Haven Burger King to close the night before.
A 24-year-old Grand Haven woman was taken to the hospital for evaluation following a two-vehicle crash Thursday evening at the intersection of Comstock Street and 172nd Avenue in Grand Haven Township.
PORT SHELDON TWP. — A 66-year-old Grand Haven woman was injured Sunday morning when a car struck her bicycle while she was riding on West Olive Road south of Croswell Street.
WEST OLIVE — Police say they were contacted Monday in reference to fraudulent telephone calls in which the subject was posing as a member of the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office.
ROBINSON TWP. — Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash Sunday evening at the intersection of 104th Avenue and Osborn Street in Robinson Township.