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Arrest made in July Fourth homicide in city of Muskegon

MUSKEGON, MI - An arrest has been made in the Independence Day slaying of a man found dead on a front porch in the city of Muskegon. Kahlek McPherson, 25, faces a charge of open murder for the shooting death of Corey Thompson, who was found around 1 a.m. July 4, 2017, on a front porch of a home in t

MLIVE.COM - 2018-03-23 13:58:50

Muskegon Community College to auction off vans, computers, welders, more

MUSKEGON, MI - Muskegon Community College is putting a wide range of products up for sale via online auction next week. Items will include Chevrolet 2500 and Chevrolet 3500 passenger vans, a Liebert Deluxe System 3 precision cooling system, Apple computers, a Betenbender 41/2 shear, Clark and Allis

MLIVE.COM - 2018-03-22 18:31:46

Charges filed in Tuesday's shooting in Muskegon

Police in Muskegon are investigating a Tuesday night shooting they do not believe was a "random act." Muskegon County Prosecutor D.J. Hilson has authorized charges in connection to a shooting in Muskegon on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Theodis Crawford, 22, is expected to be charged with assault with


Sherman Self Storage to Open in Muskegon, MI

Jon Huizenga, owner of two self-storage facilities in Michigan, is opening a third location in the state this spring. Land clearing has begun for Sherman Self Storage, which is slated to open in June in Muskegon, Mich., according to the source. The property at 1054 W. Sherman Blvd. is west of the in

INSIDE SELF-STORAGE - 2018-03-23 20:36:06

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

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


DNR bans open burning in 15 counties

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The state Department of Natural Resources has banned open burning in 15 mid-Michigan counties because of dry conditions. The ban prohibits the burning of leaves and debris and includes burn barrels and other types of open burning. The DNR says the likelihood of fire spreading o

WOOD - 2018-03-23 00:01:08

'It gives me chills'

For more than a week, they walked by the more than 700 black and white portraits of fellow GHHS students and staff members holding a chalkboard with negative or hurtful words that had been said about them. Those words were covered Wednesday, and positive words were written in their place. The Chalkb

GRAND HAVEN TRIBUNE - 2018-03-22 17:00:00

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


Man hospitalized after shooting in Muskegon

MUSKEGON, Mich. (WOOD) - A Muskegon man was hospitalized late last night after being shot in Muskegon. It happened around 11:32 p.m. in the 500 block of W Grand Avenue. The 39-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound and is being treated at an area hospital where he is listed in stable condition. Polic


Dogs, cats rescued from 'challenging' house fire involving 3 structures

MUSKEGON TWP., MI - First responders who thought they needed to rescue a human from a burning home Wednesday afternoon instead safely removed two cats and two dogs. The situation initially called in as a shed fire quickly grew intense as firefighters realized the home was on fire, and that the neigh

MLIVE.COM - 2018-03-22 16:36:02

Muskegon shooting 'not a random act' police say

Police in Muskegon are investigating a Tuesday night shooting they do not believe was a "random act." A 39-year-old Muskegon man is recovering after a Tuesday night shooting police are not calling "random." It happened on March 20, around 11:30 p.m. at West Grand Avenue near 8th Street -- not far


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


SB US-31 closed due to multi-vehicle crash near Grand Haven

GRAND HAVEN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) - Southbound US-31 is closed due to a multi-vehicle crash near Grand Haven, according to Ottawa County Dispatch. It happened around 6 a.m. Wednesday near the intersection of US-31 and Comstock Street in Grand Haven Township. Drivers are advised to avoid the area an


Suspect who exposed self at Speedway ID'd through 'rewards' card: police

NORTON SHORES, MI - A suspect who a Speedway clerk said had repeatedly exposed himself to her was identified by the preferred customer "rewards" card he used for his purchases, police say. Patrick Shappee, 42, of Muskegon was arrested Feb. 12 by Norton Shores Police officers who were investigating c


Muskegon County mom jailed for not sending child to school

MUSKEGON COUNTY, Mich. - A mother is now spending more than a month in jail after authorities say she failed to send her child to school after being warned about their absences repeatedly. 24-year-old Amanda McEntaffer was sentenced to a total of 40 days in jail for a truancy charge on March 16th .


MuskeCon 2018 to welcome 'nerds' to downtown Muskegon

MUSKEGON, MI - MuskeCon 2.0 is expected bring out the West Michigan "nerds." In 2017, the inaugural event had about 1,200 attendees who descended on downtown Muskegon clad in cosplay costumes and ready to explore the first lakeshore nerd convention. The second event will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.


GH woman gets 30 days jail for 3rd drunken driving charge

A Grand Haven woman charged with her third drunken driving offense has been sent to jail for 30 days, which is less time than the judge planned to give her. "This time, I'm really working at it," said Jennifer Edmondson, 41, before being sentenced Monday in Ottawa County Circuit Court. Edmondson sai