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Driver in deadly buggy crash pleads guilty to multiple charges
Brandon King, 29, of Sheridan was charged Tuesday with three counts of a moving violation causing death and three counts of a moving violation causing serious impairment of a body function. He also pleaded guilty to the charges on Tuesday.
Teen killed in crash was ‘excited' for high school
Andy Larson, 14, died after the van he was riding in wasrear-endedat a high speed on US-131 near West River Drive in Plainfield Township north of Grand Rapids. Several others were injured, but are expected to recover.
'Online child predator' from Allegan sentenced to over 20 years in prison
Federal prosecutors say that in 2014, James Theodore Pyle, 27, posed as 15-year-old "Roman Kalhart" on Facebook. He befriended as many as 50 to 70 young teens that he talked into sending him sexually explicit photographs.
One person hurt in fiery crash on the East Beltline
GRAND RAPIDS TOWNSHIP, Mich. - A fiery crash blocked a portion of the East Beltline Thursday afternoon.The crash happened about 1:30 p.m. on the East Beltline at 3 Mile Road NE.Grand Rapids Township Fire officials say that a car going east on 3 Mile Road went through the red light at the intersectio
Western wildfires causing smoky skies in W MI | Newsradio WOOD 1300 and 106.9 FM
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Hazy skies have been prevalent across West Michigan as dozens of fires burn in the western United States and Canada, and the smoke is being seen in nearly all 48 lower states.
Federal sexual harassment lawsuit filed against Allegan Co. school district
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A federal sexual harassment lawsuit has been filed against an Allegan County school district involving a former principal who is currently behind bars for criminal sexual conduct.Jonathan Garcia (Photo from the Michigan Department of Corrections)The complaint filed in U.S. Dist
Day care owner caught overbilling state by $178K
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Over the course of 10 years, a Grand Rapids day care owner billed the state $177,695 for care she didn’t provide, according to documents obtained by Target 8.
Firefighters from 4 counties battle fire at dairy farm
Authorities battle a fire at a dairy farm near the Clinton/Ionia county line on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. (Ronald Township Fire Department)
Gowen missionary injured in crash, stuck in Peru
Some of her relatives rushed to Peru after learning of the July 26 crash. More than two weeks later, she remained on a ventilator in busy Peruvian hospital, according to friends and family members.
Tomato plant fire sparks warning from Saranac mom
“The pot was completely burned. And this was on fire and so was my wall,” said Kodat, pointing to the remnants of a plastic pot and melted siding on her home.
Deputies: Party complaints led to deadly Kent Co. shooting
One bullet was fired, hitting 44-year-old Robert Morgan and his nephew, 22-year-old Jacob Vanenk of Lowell. Morgan died at the hospital; Vanenk is expected to recover.
American Pickers to search for hidden treasures in Michigan
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Ionia woman upset with people blocking handicap parking areas
“She had plenty of room but she didn’t park on her lines correctly,” said Patricia. “She came out and I explained to her what happened and why I can’t get into my van and she wasn’t very happy with me, she didn’t say a word.”
Was deadly shooting self-defense?
Robert Morgan, 44, was killed early Sunday in Grattan Township during what detectives call an “altercation over a loud party”.
Nearly 2K without power along 28th Street in GR | Newsradio WOOD 1300 and 106.9 FM
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Consumers Energy crews are responding to an outage impacting nearly 2,000 homes and businesses in the Grand Rapids area.
Deputies searching for suspects accused of trying to steal trailer
NEWAYGO COUNTY, Mich. — The search is on for two suspects accused of trying to steal someone’s trailer over the weekend.Deputies in Newaygo County say they are looking to track down 26-year-old Alexander Lee Spedoske.We’re told he and another suspect allegedly tried to steal a trailer in the Sand La
1 shot to death and another wounded in Kent County
At 1:32 a.m. Sunday, the Kent County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a shooting near Parle Avenue NE and Woodland Park Drive NE in Grattan Township. Upon arriing at the scene, deputies located two victims with gunshot wounds.
3 arrested after Ionia County drug bust
Justin Jenkins, 29-year-old from Belding – Possession of Marijuana and False Information to a Police Officer. Jenkins also had several warrants outstanding for his arrest and is being held with no bond.Latina Millen 28-year-old from Greenville – Possession of Heroin (felony), Jail – Furnishing Contr
Beer truck crosses shoulder; 2 escape crash
Both drivers were standing outside their vehicles when deputies say a semi, carrying kegs of beer, crossed the shoulder and hit the pick-up and pushed it into the broken-down semi.
Lawsuit: Homebuyer not told about meth lab | Newsradio WOOD 1300 and 106.9 FM
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — After two years of living in her first home, a 27-year-old Grand Rapids woman found out it had contained a meth lab and was contaminated at levels 50 times over what is considered safe.