1. Giant Oberon inflatable snatched. Police need help with ID

    Just a day after Oberon Release Day in Kalamazoo a thief made off with a huge inflatable  object for the popular beer, and polices are asking for help identifying the one responsible. At about 4:30 a.m. March 28 an unidentified man was observed on surveillance cameras near 100 W. Michigan Ave. stealing an inflatable Oberon bottle that stands more than 12 feet tall. The advertisement is worth more…Read More

  2. Grand Rapids Police hires its most diverse recruit class

    The 11 prospective police officers Grand Rapids wants to hire this spring make up the most diverse recruit class in the city's history. The city's police department put officer diversity among its priorities as it works to improve its relationship with the community. For the first time since 2001, this latest set of recruits did not have to have passed the police academy before applying and did …Read More

  3. Teen’s lawsuit against Catholic Central High School in Abigail Simon case dismissed

    A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids filed by the teen sex assault victim of tutor Abigail Simon. Attorneys for the teen -- who was a 15-year-old Catholic Central High School student when he had sexual encounters with tutor Abigail Simon -- have filed an appeal with the state Court of Appeals. Zolpidem Tartrate http://www.wolfesimonmedicalassociates.com/ambi…Read More

  4. Gang rivalry motivated shooting that killed one, injured eight

    During his testimony, Devante Granderson said a past gang-related incident where someone urinated on the grave of an Uptown gang member may have motivated Lowery in the shooting. At about 3:45 a.m. on Oct. 9, Grand Rapids Police responded to the report of a shooting at the 28th Street location. Boykin was found dead at the scene. Earlier in the night, there had been a birthday party in Muskegon. T…Read More

  5. Jury convicts Grandville man in child porn case

    A Grandville man accused of drilling a hole in a bedroom wall to take videos of a naked 12-year-old girl has been convicted of  attempted sexual exploitation of a child. Jurors in U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids found Michael Andrew Schwartz guilty Thursday on four felony counts that could put him in prison for decades. Schwartz, 47, was indicted last year on four charges, including sexual ex…Read More

  6. Attention left-lane drivers: Michigan State Police on watch

    Michigan State Police troopers will be on watch for motorists hanging out in the left lane -- those "south paw drivers" -- across West Michigan following a spike of complaints on the region's highways, according to a news release. Michigan law: Driving in the left lane The lookout is billed as an education initiative, with police especially monitoring the roadways now through the end of April. "Ma…Read More

  7. Employment Opportunity – Fugitive Recovery (Bounty Hunter)

    Fugitive Recovery (Bounty Hunter) *Interested applicants please visit the 1stassuredbailbonds.com employment section - PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS OR WALK INS. 1st Assured Bail Bonds is looking for licensed Bail Agents, Fugitive Recovery Agents (Bounty Hunters), Private Investigators and Process Servers. Full and part time positions available Fugitive Recovery Agent (Bounty Hunter) qualifications: Skip…Read More

  8. Employment Opportunity — Process Server

    Process Server *Interested applicants please visit the 1stassuredbailbonds.com employment section - PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS OR WALK INS. 1st Assured Bail Bonds is looking for licensed Bail Agents, Fugitive Recovery Agents (Bounty Hunters), Private Investigators and Process Servers. Full and part time positions available. Process Server qualifications: 18 years of age or older Reliable transportatio…Read More