The administrator for Ottawa County’s Circuit Court, Kevin Bowling, has been named to the state’s new Justice For All Commission for a one-year term.
Ottawa County Circuit Judge Jon Hulsing was named vice chairperson of the Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission during its election of officers on Jan. 11.
GRAND RAPIDS — Members of anti-government paramilitary groups implicated in an alleged plot to kidnap Michigan’s governor over measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus during a fraught election year also discussed abducting Virginia’s governor during a June meeting, an FBI agent testif…
DETROIT — The Michigan Supreme Court has denied Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s request to delay the effective date of its decision that ruled the law underpinning Whitmer’s executive orders was unconstitutional.
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.
WEST OLIVE (AP) — A group of West Michigan homeowners are fighting a seawall that could prevent two houses from tumbling into Lake Michigan.
A phone call from the jail was played and Facebook Messenger communications between the defendant and the deceased read during the second day of the trial for a Ferrysburg man charged with supplying drugs that caused a Grand Haven woman’s death.
A man who police say broke into two Coopersville-area homes and assaulted the residents was arraigned Thursday on four related charges in Ottawa County District Court in Grand Haven.
A Grand Haven man charged with sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl was sent to prison for a minimum of 25 years when he was sentenced Monday in Ottawa County Circuit Court.
A 19-year-old Allendale man was ordered to serve 60 days in jail and was put on probation for two years when sentenced Monday for a drunk driving crash that seriously injured a Detroit-area man near the Grand Valley State University campus.
A Muskegon woman was given a chance to prove to her 3-year-old child that she will never steal again when she was sentenced to 18 months probation Monday in Ottawa County Circuit Court.
A Greenville man apologized to the victim’s family before he was sent to prison Monday for a crash that resulted in the death of an Allendale woman.
Scott Allen DeBruyn, 56, entered a not-guilty plea when he was arraigned Monday afternoon in Ottawa County Circuit Court in connection with a drug-related death.
SAN FRANCISCO — Nine conservative federal appeals court judges, including four Trump appointees, insisted Tuesday that teachers at religious schools should not be allowed to sue their employers for alleged labor violations.
A Fennville woman has pleaded not guilty to operating while impaired – a charge that resulted after she lost control of her vehicle and ran into a house on Beacon Boulevard in Grand Haven earlier this month.
A Spring Lake man charged with delivering a controlled substance that caused a local woman’s death will have to wait a few more days to see if his case is moved up to the Circuit Court level.
GRAND RAPIDS — A Muskegon man was sentenced this week in U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids to 103 months in a federal prison for manipulating his girlfriend into purchasing four firearms and hundreds of rounds of ammunition for him in late 2017.
Lona Daniels cried as she blamed herself for selling prescription drugs to a Spring Lake man, which she said possibly resulted in the death of a 23-year-old Grand Haven-area woman.
MUSKEGON — Defense attorney Terry Nolan said he plans to appeal a judge’s decision on evidence motions released Monday afternoon in Muskegon County District Court regarding a case involving the deaths of a couple with ties to the Nunica/Spring Lake area.
The Katty Shack pasta dinner and 5K run have raised more than $100,000 for the Michigan Crime Victim Foundation since the events started 10 years ago.
An Ottawa County man who repeatedly raped a 6-year-old girl, warning her not to tell anyone, has lost a bid to have his prison sentence reduced a second time.
GRAND RAPIDS — A Muskegon County man who amassed nearly 15,600 images and 226 videos of child pornography, some showing kids being raped, was sentenced Thursday to five years in federal prison.
GRAND RAPIDS — A jury convicted Richardo Urbina, 58, on Tuesday following six days of trial in federal court in Grand Rapids on multiple charges related to sex trafficking and distributing cocaine.
A preliminary examination for a man charged in a double fatal crash was rescheduled to June 3, following a hearing Monday in Muskegon County District Court.
GRAND RAPIDS — Jimmie “Peanut” Butler was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Grand Rapids to 262 months’ incarceration followed by 10 years of supervised release for conspiring to distribute more than 100 grams of heroin and conspiring to distribute cocaine and cocaine base.
Tri-Cities leaders visited Lansing on Wednesday to testify against a Michigan House bill that would prohibit municipalities from limiting short-term rentals.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — Grand Haven Township has entered the fold to prevent nonprofit businesses from receiving tax exemptions for providing minimal charity.
A Nunica man serving prison time for criminal sexual conduct won’t be resentenced following an appeal heard Monday in Ottawa County Circuit Court.
A White Cloud man charged with the vandalism of a Grand Haven church late last year was ruled competent to stand trial following a hearing Thursday afternoon in Ottawa County Circuit Court.
A week after his original sentencing date, the man charged with burning down a graphics/sign shop and breaking into more than 10 stores in Ottawa County learned that he is getting another four years added to the sentence he is already serving in Kent County.
A Grand Haven man was ordered to serve 30 days in jail for possession of child pornography on his computer, with cases in Grand Haven and Coopersville, when he was sentenced Monday in Ottawa County Circuit Court.
A Muskegon Heights man, who has been jailed since a March 22 police chase through Grand Haven that ended with a crash into a house, was bound over to stand trial following a preliminary examination Tuesday morning in Ottawa County District Court.