PARK TWP. — The body of a man pulled from Lake Michigan near Ottawa County’s Tunnel Park on Thursday afternoon was identified Friday as that of a Muskegon man missing for the past month.
Grand Haven police are stepping up overnight security as more businesses close due to the coronavirus pandemic and the Michigan executive order to “Stay Home, Stay Safe, Save Lives.”
Ottawa County police agencies say they are receiving a large volume of complaints about people violating Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe, Save Lives” emergency order.
Residents should be on high alert in advance of the potential stimulus payment that could be approved Friday, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel warned Thursday.
Local police say they have seen an increase in domestic violence calls as the state locks down on human interaction in an attempt to slow the spread of coronavirus.
The 20th Circuit, 58th District and Ottawa County Probate courts announced Friday that access to courtrooms and other spaces is now limited to no more than 10 persons, including staff, effective immediately.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — A Grand Haven Township man was arrested Thursday night after pointing a gun at police who responded to a call of a domestic violence situation.
HOLLAND — The body of a teenage girl missing since New Year’s Day and presumed drown was discovered Thursday night in the water off Holland State Park.
A reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for vandalism Wednesday night of the new concession stand at Sluka Field on Grand Haven’s east side.
CHESTER TWP. — A Fruitport woman was sent to the hospital following a one-car roll-over crash in Ottawa County's Chester Township on Wednesday afternoon.
In an effort to protect public health amid the spread of the novel coronavirus, Ottawa County courts are postponing many civil and criminal proceedings in their lower and upper courts.
Emergency first responders are using enhanced measures to protect the public and themselves from the spread of the coronavirus, while still providing all services, according to Jeff Hawke, director of the Grand Haven Department of Public Safety.
Community volunteers got a short lesson in building flood-control barriers during a workshop Wednesday evening at the Grand Haven Department of Public Safety.
A Grand Haven psychologist faces up to two years in prison after being charged with fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct (by a mental health professional).
ASHLAND, La. (AP) — A Louisiana woman was arrested on drug charges after police determined the $5,000 cash she used to post an inmate’s bail had a “strong odor of marijuana.”
A former Spring Lake resident remains jailed on a $10,000 bond after being formally charged in relation to a stabbing incident early Monday morning in Grand Haven Township.
More than 3,400 lives have been saved since the passage of Michigan’s primary seat belt law that went into effect on March 10, 2000.
A 41-year-old Twin Lake man, who had worked for 10 years as a mechanic for the Grand Haven Department of Public Works, was sent to jail Monday for embezzling more than $21,000 worth of equipment and supplies from the city.
TALLMADGE TWP. — A 58-year-old Grand Rapids man was injured Sunday night when he lost control of his motorcycle in Ottawa County’s Tallmadge Township.
The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office said a body has been recovered from the Grand River by a search party looking for 18-year-old Hunter Klompstra, who disappeared on Jan. 1.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — A 53-year-old Coopersville man sought his own treatment for minor injuries following a rollover crash Wednesday morning on U.S. 31, north of Buchanan Street.
The Grand Haven Department of Public Safety has promoted two longtime officers, Public Safety Director Jeff Hawke announced at Monday night’s Grand Haven City Council meeting.
SPRING LAKE TWP. — Four people were injured in two separate crashes Monday morning on 174th Avenue and North Fruitport Road, both in Spring Lake Township.
CHESTER TWP. – A Fremont man was injured early Sunday morning when he swerved to avoid a deer and hit a pickup truck head-on, according to Ottawa County Sheriff Sgt. Matt Wildfong.
MUSKEGON — Crews from multiple emergency response departments were searching Lake Michigan on Tuesday night and Wednesday on a report of a missing man from Muskegon who is presumed drowned, according to police.
State conservation officers are looking into the death of a bald eagle found Tuesday morning on a walkway near the Grand Isle Marina.
CROYDON, N.H. (AP) — The police chief in a New Hampshire town took it literally when he was stripped of his duties at a local board meeting, disrobing to his underwear and walking out into a snowstorm.
POLKTON TWP. — Two people were injured Tuesday afternoon when a car rear-ended a semi-truck that had slowed to make an illegal turn in an emergency crossing on I-96, police said.
A Spring Lake woman found guilty by jury of a drunken driving crash last summer was ordered to serve 180 days in jail when sentenced Monday in Ottawa County Circuit Court.
PORT SHELDON TWP. — A 38-year-old man was treated for minor injuries at the scene after a rollover crash Monday morning on U.S. 31 near Taylor Street in Port Sheldon Township.
MUSKEGON TWP. — Michigan State Police said a 35-year-old man from Grant died Sunday morning in a single car crash in Muskegon Township.
A 29-year-old Conklin-area man suffered possible internal injuries in a one-car rollover crash early Saturday morning on Eighth Avenue in Wright Township.
MUSKEGON — The man charged with causing a fatal hit-and-run crash in Norton Shores last fall has been arrested a second time, this time for allegedly violating condition of his bond by drinking alcohol at a Grand Haven bar.
TRAVERSE CITY — Michigan residents received more than 1.5 billion robocalls in 2019, and online scammers even commandeered the comment section of the Attorney General’s YouTube channel.
SPRING LAKE TWP. — Two bald eagles were swooping in a manner different than what Diane Valk was used to seeing, but the Spring Lake resident thought there was a small animal on the ice that was attracting their attention Sunday morning.
ALLENDALE TWP. — Police are seeking information on a sexual assault alleged to have occurred during a party at an Allendale-area apartment complex early Sunday morning.