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Police identify woman hit and killed by semi-truck in Greenville
GREENVILLE, Mich– Investigators have identified the woman who was hit and killed by a semi-truck in Montcalm County Tuesday evening. Officials say Rhonda Hatfield from Belding was crossing the street at the intersection of Washington and Lafayette Streets when she was hit by a truck that was making
Orchard’s sale is ‘enormous loss’
TAGS Facebook / Klacke Orchards / Sheridan Realty & Auction. Families in Greenville posed for photos in the pumpkin patch and picked their last apples at Klackle Orchards this fall.
Charges against mom who hit boy with SUV outside school
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A mother is free on $10,000 bond after she was arraigned on charges of child abuse and reckless driving after running over her own son. The 36-year-old mother was distraught at the Kent County District Court Friday, where she faced a judge to hear the charges leveled aga
District ordered to release school bus video in lawsuit over heat punishment allegations
BLACKMAN TWP., MI – A judge this week ordered Northwest Community Schools to release bus surveillance footage to determine whether a driver forced students to sit in extreme hit as punishment for bad behavior.
Greenville Man Charged in DWI-Related Traffic Death
OTTAWA COUNTY (WHTC-AM/FM) -- Greenville resident Benjamin Gladding, 25, was arraigned Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, on charges of drunken driving causing death in an Ottawa County District Court.
Thieves target Montcalm Co. dealer twice hit by fire
MONTCALM TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A Montcalm County business twice destroyed by fires is now being targeted by thieves. Nelson’s Speed Shop posted a plea for help on Facebook Monday. The business north of Greenville said someone broke into its lot over the weekend and took an enclosed Triton trailer
Mother charged with child abuse after son is run over in school parking lot
BELMONT, Mich. - A mother faces felony charges after police say she ran over her nine-year-old son at a school drop-off Tuesday in Kent County's Plainfield Township, leaving the boy with critical injuries to his head and torso.
Edmore man loses temper in court as he’s sentenced on 19 counts
STANTON, Mich. — Arik Chapman didn’t leave a Montcalm County courtroom quietly Thursday, after his sentencing hearing for nearly strangling a sheriff’s sergeant last April. He was sentenced to a minimum of 25 years in prison.
Company removes ‘Made in China’ desks from Ionia Co. Courthouse
IONIA, Mich. (AP) — A company has removed Chinese-made office furniture it delivered to a Michigan courthouse following a six-month legal battle with officials who wanted American-made products.
Greenville man returns Lions lineman's TD ball
(WOOD) — A football has been returned to the Detroit Lions offensive lineman who threw it into the stands after scoring his first touchdown last week. "I can confirm that I've got my ball back," Taylor Decker tweeted Wednesday evening.
US-131 near Rockford reopened after fatal overnight crash
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - A serious crash shut down southbound U.S. 131 near Rockford early Thursday, Dec. 13. The initial call came in around 2 a.m. The crashed happened just south of 10 Mile Road. According to scanner traffic, one person was thrown from the vehicle.
Woman, 21, killed in rollover crash on U.S. 131 near Rockford
ROCKFORD, MI – A 21-year-old Howard City woman was killed early Thursday, Dec. 13, in a rollover crash on U.S. 131 near 10 Mile Road, state police said. Her name was not immediately released.
Man imprisoned for murder committed as teen gets shortened term for ‘heinous’ crime
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Nearly 18 years after he was sentenced to mandatory life in a retiree’s murder, Chad Maleski on Thursday got a shortened term for what the judge called a “senseless, brutal’’ crime.
Cash store employees foil robbery attempt after recognizing suspect
KENT COUNTY, Mich. -- Employees at the Alpine Avenue Cash Store in Kent County are being credited with foiling a robbery attempt, after recognizing a suspect wanted in connection to several robberies across West Michigan.
Officials: 4 cases of Whooping Cough confirmed in Ionia Co.
IONIA, Mich. - The Ionia County Health Department says there have been four confirmed cases of Pertussis, or Whooping Cough, in the county since the end of November. All four cases were in children aged three to 17 months. Children are not considered fully immunized until their receive their 5th Per
Teen donates organs after deadly crash near Sparta
SPARTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A 17-year-old Spring Lake girl seriously injured in a head-on crash near Sparta last week has died. Tabitha Buozis’ Chevrolet Cavalier was heading north on Fruit Ridge Avenue NW when she lost control on the road and crossed into the southbound lane, colliding with a F
Mom, dad kept quiet after learning son dismembered woman’s body, police say
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The parents of a man accused of mutilating a Kalamazoo woman’s body were aware he had “cut Ashley Young’s body into multiple pieces” but failed to tell that to Grand Rapids police during interviews, police said in court records.
Pedestrian hit by semi, killed in Greenville
GREENVILLE, Mich. (WOOD) — Police are looking for the semi-truck that hit a pedestrian, killing her, in Greenville Tuesday. It happened shortly after 6 p.m. at the intersection of Washington Street/M-57 and Lafayette Street/M-91.
Student faces possible eviction after roommate's death
Rockwood junior Amy Miller is facing possible eviction from her apartment after her roommate, Iron River junior Molly Sheehan, died in a Montcalm County car accident Nov. 23. Miller had been living with Sheehan in a two-bedroom apartment at The Forum Apartments since May, each paying $345 a month fo
Suspect's parents charged in connection to death investigation
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Kent County prosecutors are filing new charges against the parents of a man in jail in a death investigation. Ashley Young, 30, was reported missing in November. Her remains were discovered at a home on Franklin Street near Dolbee Avenue on Dec. 2.