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Muskegon woman jailed for slapping 5-month-old child

Jennifer Marie-Naomi Slack was sentenced Monday in Ottawa County Circuit Court to 180 days in jail, followed by three years probation, for a Dec. 29, 2017, incident in Crockery Township. She is also not allowed to have contact with her children unless permitted by the Ottawa County Family Court.

GRAND HAVEN TRIBUNE - 2018-08-14 07:00:00

Muskegon Lake 200-plus home development hearing on hold

MUSKEGON, MI - A 200-plus home development featuring mixed use has been removed from the Muskegon City Planning Commission agenda for Thursday, Aug. 16.

MLIVE.COM - 2018-08-15 17:11:00

Vacant old bank in Muskegon to become mixed-use development

MUSKEGON, Mich. - After being vacant for more than a decade, a five-story building in downtown Muskegon has a new owner.

WZZM 13 - 2018-08-15 03:17:23

Skeletal downtown Muskegon building to be sold for $425K

Muskegon City Commission approved the purchase agreement at its meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 14. The city will sell the building to Core for $425,000. It acquired the property in 2015 and has invested about $500,000, according to city documents.

MLIVE.COM - 2018-08-15 15:17:00

Ex-con dollar store robber gets 20-70 years in prison

MUSKEGON COUNTY, MI - A 56-year-old ex-con with a long criminal history who tried to rob a dollar store, successfully robbed another dollar store and then led police on a long chase will spend at least 20 years in prison.

MLIVE.COM - 2018-08-15 16:01:00

Dunes residents oppose 'future of Muskegon' development

Now, the same company that mined sand out of the dunes is proposing a multi-use development that would include commercial, parks and as many as 300 housing units.

WOOD - 2018-08-15 21:23:05

Police release photo of SUV suspected in fatal hit-and-run of off-duty deputy

Westland police have located surveillance footage that shows a small, black SUV suspected of striking and killing an off-duty Wayne County sheriff's Sgt. Lee Smith, who was jogging in Westland about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14.

POLICE ONE.COM - 2018-08-15 17:40:47

Muskegon's Unruly Brewing expanding into Muskegon Heights

"We are excited to have them as a partner in the city of Muskegon Heights," said Jake Eckholm, city manager.


Grand Haven south pier to reopen on Friday after nearly 2 years

GRAND HAVEN, MI - The entire Grand Haven pier will reopen to the public on Friday, Aug. 17, after being at least partially closed since 2016.

MLIVE.COM - 2018-08-15 16:39:00

Medical marijuana facility to bring 400 jobs to Marshall

"Housing is always very short in most towns, so we're hoping this will generate some new housing starts for us here," Tarkiewicz told 24 Hour News 8.

WOOD - 2018-08-14 23:58:38

Muskegon Heights hotel now Days Inn

The hotel offers more than 120-rooms. Owners are investing more than $1 million dollars in new carpet, bedding, and decor. That work will take around two months to complete.


Woman sentenced for leaving disabled daughter in open bed of pickup truck

Beach was charged after leaving the girl, 8, who has cerebral palsy, in the back of an open pickup truck in the 3000 block of Lenore Avenue. She then walked away and went up to a few different homes in the area. The owner of the pickup truck drove away, not knowing the child was in the bed of the t


New flight schedule could help Muskegon Airport end taxpayer funding

NORTON SHORES, Mich. - There is no way the Muskegon County Airport can even begin to compete with Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids. Muskegon County Airport Manager Jeff Tripp has embraced the reality of GRR's dominance, but says MKG could still do really well.

WZZM 13 - 2018-08-14 20:44:40

State money to remove lead components from some Muskegon Heights water connections

"I think the state is trying to figure out what to do about aging infrastructure across the communities," said Jake Eckholm, city manager. "This is an opportunity for us to make an impact in our community with state resources."


41-year-old Muskegon Heights hotel to rebrand as Days Inn

Days Inn is a value or economy franchise tag by Wyndham. The brand was established in 1970 and is used on nearly 1,800 hotels globally. Its amenities include free breakfast, a pool or fitness center, in-room coffeemakers and free high-speed internet.


Nunica man jailed for sexual contact with young teen

“As far as the state goes, it was a series of deliberate mistakes,” Hulsing said. “This was not a one-up — it was multiple acts.”

GRAND HAVEN TRIBUNE - 2018-08-14 09:00:00

Inmate escapes Newaygo County Jail, still at large

Ian Davis.The Michigan State Police have announced that Newaygo County inmate Ian Davis has escaped from jail and is still at large.Davis was last seen around 9 a.m. Tuesday wearing an orange Newaygo County Jail uniform.Police said that shirt has been recovered, so Davis could be shirtless.The last

SHORELINEMEDIA.NET - 2018-08-14 14:25:00

Crews fight fire at restaurant off Hess Lake

BROOKS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Multiple fire departments were called in to help when a restaurant south of Newaygo caught fire Tuesday evening, dispatchers said.

WOOD - 2018-08-15 00:36:59

Write-in wins chance to be on ballot for Muskegon County board

MUSKEGON COUNTY, MI - A candidate for the Muskegon County Board of Commissioners who won the August primary has been disqualified and a write-in has been certified to run in November, according to the clerk's office.


Authorities: Baby injured in Norton Shores crash

NORTON SHORES, Mich. (WOOD) — An infant is injured after a car crashed into a tree in Muskegon County.It happened around 2:15 p.m. Monday at Henry Street and Seminole Road in Norton Shores, according to the Muskegon County Sheriff’s Office.A 7-month-old child was injured in the crash; the infant’s c