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Two students taken to hospital after allegedly eating brownies laced with a substance

WYOMING, Mich. - Authorities are investigating an incident that occurred at Wyoming High School Thursday after two students fell ill and were transported to the hospital. A couple of students allegedly ate brownies that may have been laced with some kind of substance, according to police. The two st

FOX17 - 2018-03-23 13:09:17

Back to jail for man with 17 prior felonies

"Since I met 'D' in the last year and a half, she's the best thing that ever happened to me," said Gregory Dee Wheeler, 58. "With her, I made it 13 months until I made the bad decision to haul this tractor." The incident occurred on or about March 7, 2017, in Robinson Township. This is not the same

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

'Absolutely outrageous' gun shop larceny lands teen in prison

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- An 18-year-old man convicted of stealing guns from one Kent County gun shop, and attempting to break into two more, will serve prison time. Cameron Deshawn Ellis-Ayres was sentenced Thursday, March 22, to 6-10 years in prison for breaking and entering a building. He was given cre

MLIVE.COM - 2018-03-22 19:10:37

Kindergartners sexually abused classmate, took photos on school iPads, lawsuit says

GRANDVILLE, MI - Parents of a boy say he was sexually assaulted in kindergarten by classmates who photographed the abuse on school-issued iPads. Grandville Public Schools, administrators and a teacher are named in a federal lawsuit alleging the district allowed the abuse to occur and failed to condu

MLIVE.COM - 2018-03-22 17:07:08

Holland, Grand Rapids choirs to join for Holy Week concert

On the eve of Holy Week and Passover, the Holland Chorale will present the concert "No Greater Love." The chorale has joined together more than 100 voices for the event. "The seed of this concert was planted a year ago, when James Meena (artistic director of Opera Grand Rapids) and I were hoping to

HOLLAND SENTINEL - 2018-03-23 22:22:00

Airbnbs in residential zones get support from Holland council

HOLLAND - The possibility of non-owner occupied Airbnbs in residential areas of Holland is becoming closer to reality. Holland City Council voted on March 21 to have a first reading and public hearing about a potential pilot program, which would allow a limited number of non-owner occupied short-ter

HOLLAND SENTINEL - 2018-03-23 14:02:00

Holland East collecting 'Wonder' books

Holland East K7 is seeking community help in collecting copies of the book "Wonder" by R.J. Palacio for their students. While the school had enough books for students to use, the Parent Teacher Association wanted to make sure every child had a copy of the book to keep. The original plan was to have

HOLLAND SENTINEL - 2018-03-23 16:00:00

Barn damaged by fire in Ottawa County

4300 New Holland HUDSONVILLE, Mich. - Crews have been fighting a fire in a Hudsonville barn Thursday afternoon. The call came into Ottawa County Dispatch at about noon for a fire at a barn in the 4300 block of New Holland Street. No one was inside the barn and no injuries have been reported. Crews a

FOX17 - 2018-03-22 17:01:14

Russ' Eastown now under construction

Russ' Eighth Street location is currently undergoing minor renovations to the front entry way with construction expected to be completed in a week or two. A household name in the local restaurant scene is under construction, undergoing a minor renovation project. Russ' Eastown, located at 361 E. Eig

HOLLAND SENTINEL - 2018-03-23 15:00:00

Doctors say 2-year-old boy's bones are 'vanishing'

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WXMI) - An Ottawa County boy is battling a disease so rare, less than 300 cases have been reported in the entire world. Two-year-old Leo Aguillon went to the doctor for pneumonia a couple weeks ago, but a chest x-ray and CT scan showed the unimaginable: half of the bones in his

AOL CORP - 2018-03-22 17:27:57

Police force beefed up for possible fight in warrant arrest

Police beefed up forces in event of a possible situation, but a warrant arrest went down without incident, according to Capt. Mark Bennett of the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office. Bennett said they learned the location of a person they had been trying to find in the area of a mobile home community at


Lawsuit: Kindergartners sexually assaulted classmate

GRANDVILLE, Mich. (WOOD) - A kindergarten student at a Grandville Public Schools Elementary School was sexually assaulted by other kindergarten students during free time more than three years ago, according to a lawsuit filed in Grand Rapids Federal Court. 24 Hour News 8 is not naming the children i

WOOD - 2018-03-21 23:04:41

Vehicle crashes in Muskegon Heights after police call off pursuit

MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, MI - A vehicle that crashed and flipped in Muskegon Heights Wednesday afternoon, pinning a passenger inside, had been fleeing police who recently ended the pursuit. That's according to Muskegon Heights Police Chief Joseph E. Thomas, who said the driver was apprehended. The crash wa


Child remains in critical condition after being hit by vehicle

Police in Grand Rapids are investigating after two children were taken to the hospital following a car versus pedestrian crash. One of the children is in critical condition, police said. According to a release, the crash happened Tuesday, March 20 around 4:40 p.m. when two children, ages six and 12

WZZM 13 - 2018-03-22 00:29:00

70 kids compete in Holland Junior chess open

Seventy students in grades K-12 descended on Hope College on Saturday, March 17, to play in the Holland Junior Open chess tournament. The Holland Chess Academy is a teaching program that meets Saturday mornings from October-March at Hope College to teach children how to play chess and develop their

HOLLAND SENTINEL - 2018-03-22 14:01:00

2 children hospitalized after hit by car in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - Two children were taken to the hospital after being hit by a vehicle in Grand Rapids Tuesday. It happened around 5 p.m. near the intersection of Division Avenue and Shelby Street, north of Hall Street. Grand Rapids police told 24 Hour News 8 that both were taken to Helen


Man shot in city of Muskegon, police seek public's help

MUSKEGON, MI - A shooting in the city of Muskegon Tuesday night that seriously injured a man has police asking the public for tips. The shooting occurred around 11:30 p.m. March 20 in the 500 block of Grand Avenue, according to a news release from the Muskegon Police Department. Officers responded t


Holland man headed to trial for armed robbery

The victim was shot in the chest. GRAND HAVEN - A 22-year-old Holland man's criminal case will head to trial after failing to enter a plea on Monday, March 19, at the 20th Circuit Court in Grand Haven. Justin DeMario Mason has been charged with two counts of assault with intent to rob while armed an


Quinn James, accused of raping teen later found dead, ordered to trial

KENTWOOD, MI -- Quinn James, a former Kentwood Public Schools grounds and maintenance worker accused of sexually assaulting a teen later found dead, has been ordered to stand trial for the assault. Kentwood District Court Judge William Kelly listened to several witnesses, police recordings and other

MLIVE.COM - 2018-03-21 22:26:21

Man accused of moving woman's body from home to Grand Rapids alley

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- A 47-year-old man has been arrested after police said he moved the body of a deceased woman from his Southeast Grand Rapids home. Police said James Wesley Mitz of Grand Rapids was charged with failing to report a dead body and maintaining a drug house. He's also charged as a thi