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Man hit and killed while crossing road

Brian Terhorst A Jenison man survived a rollover crash early Sunday morning, and then was hit and killed by a pickup truck as he walked across the road. It happened on Sunday, March 11, at about 1:55 a.m., in Sparta Township. According to the Kent County Sheriff Department, the initial crash occurr

CEDARSPRINGSPOST.COM - 2018-03-16 17:08:59

Masked man sought after gas station robbery

PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - A man who drew a pistol and robbed the Citgo station on Plainfield Avenue in Plainfield Township is still being sought by police. The Kent County Sheriff's Office is seeking a male, about 5'10" tall. There's not much more to the description, as he was wearing a mask over

FOX17 - 2018-03-16 12:13:16

Driver of stolen vehicle crashes on Division Avenue, asks police to shoot him

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- A man driving a stolen vehicle at high speed crashed into another vehicle on Division Avenue, then asked officers to shoot him, police said. The man appeared visibly intoxicated during the ordeal about 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, Grand Rapids police said. Police said an officer i

MLIVE.COM - 2018-03-15 22:05:42

Inmate dies at Ottawa County jail

William VanEyck, 33, was found unresponsive within the housing unit of the jail on Saturday, March 3, Kempker said. He was transported by ambulance to Spectrum Hospital in Grand Rapids, where he died from his injuries on Monday, March 12. Kempker said that an investigation into the death is ongoin

GRAND HAVEN TRIBUNE - 2018-03-15 22:58:00

West Mich. teachers accused of sexual abuse identified

Veldt is currently a teacher for Jenison Public Schools. He was placed on leave Jan. 29. The Sheriff's Office said the investigation was handed over to the Newaygo County Prosecutor's Office, where it is being determined if any charges will be filed. Police said the alleged abuse involving Veldt beg

GRAND HAVEN TRIBUNE - 2018-03-16 01:56:00

GRPD: Man flees officer, crashes stolen car

Grand Rapids police on the scene of a crash on the evening of March 14, 2018. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - Police say a man crashed a stolen car in Grand Rapids Wednesday evening. The Grand Rapids Police Department says an officer attempted to pull the vehicle over along Monroe Center near Division

WOOD - 2018-03-16 00:40:30

Herbruck's Poultry Ranch Wins Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award

SARANAC, Mich., March 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Herbruck's Poultry Ranch, the largest egg producer in Michigan, is proud to accept a 2018 U.S. Poultry & Egg Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award. The Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award recognizes exemplary environmental stewardship by fam


What's wrong with Brooke?

Three years ago, Brooke Conner walked into her parents' bedroom in the middle of the night and fell into the large brown leather armchair next to their bed, writhing like a snake. "I'm dying," she told them. "And I thought she was," Brooke's mom, Lisa Conner, said. Earlier that day, Lisa had followe

WZZM 13 - 2018-03-17 03:02:00

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

Woman dies in crash on M-45

Ottawa County deputies say the woman, whose name has not yet been released, was driving a Chevy Cobalt west on Lake Michigan Drive near 26th Avenue in Tallmadge Township. Investigators believe the woman crossed the grassy median before crashing into a Chevy Malibu driven by 25-year-old Tyler Clark o


Downtown street will close for work tied to 'Studio Park' development

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- With work set to begin this spring on a $140 million development centered around a new downtown movie theater, Grand Rapids will close a Cherry Street to accommodate utility and road work in the area. Cherry Street will close to traffic between Grandville Avenue and the U.S. 131


Driver killed after head-on crash, 2 others injured

TALLMADGE TOWNSHIP, Mich. - One person is dead and two others are seriously injured after a bad crash late Wednesday night. It happened on Lake Michigan Drive near 26th Avenue in Tallmadge Township. Deputies say the driver, who has not yet been identified, was driving westbound on Lake Michigan Driv


Local women and children living in cars and on street, find help and hope at The Derbroah House

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV)-There are over 900 homeless families in West Michigan, 300 of which are with children. That numbers are startling, but there is an organization that's giving back and lending a helping hand, Deborah's House in Grand Rapids. In 2015, The Deborah House opened its doors after


Man hospitalized after repeatedly crashing into fire station

The scene of a March 13, 2018 crash at a Schoolcraft fire station in Schoolcraft, Mich. (Courtesy Schoolcraft Fire Department) SCHOOLCRAFT, Mich. (WOOD) - A Grand Rapids man was taken to the hospital late Tuesday night after repeatedly running his vehicle into a Kalamazoo County fire station. It h