1. Speeds near up to 116 mph before deadly crash during police chase

    The teen fleeing police before causing a deadly crash reached speeds of 116 mph, a prosecutor said Thursday, March 30. Alejandro Benitez Torrez, 17, was ordered held in the Kent County Jail on $1 million bond at his video arraignment before Kentwood District Judge William Kelly. He is charged with second-degree murder in the deaths of his passenger, David Torrez, a 15-year-old cousin, and Tara Osk…Read More

  2. 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

  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. Woman facing charges of sexually assaulting two teenage boys

    MUSKEGON COUNTY, MI - A 27-year-old woman is facing two charges of criminal sexual conduct involving teenage boys. Kristen Marie Wilder of has been charged with two counts of third degree criminal sexual conduct involving victims between the ages of 13 and 15. The charges involve sexual penetration. It's alleged that she had sex with two different 15-year-old victims at two locations within the la…Read More

  6. $10,000 Reward – Justice for Rebekah Bletsch – Never give up!

    MUSKEGON, MI – The reward for information about the mysterious shooting death of jogger Rebekah Bletsch has been increased to $10,000. A passerby found the 36-year-old woman shortly after 6 p.m. June 29 by the side of the 4300 block of Automobile Road in Dalton Township, about three-quarters of a mile from Bletsch's home. She was at first believed to have been the victim of a hit-and-run accid…Read More

  7. Man arrested after fighting bouncer and police at Ludington bar

    LUDINGTON, MICH. - A 22-year-old Ludington man was arrested after a Mason County Sheriff’s deputy reportedly observed him push and punch a bouncer at 2:10 a.m., Sunday, March 6 at the Tiki Bar on Ludington Avenue near Harrison Street. The suspect then reportedly fought with the deputy, punching and kicking him. The bouncer assisted the deputy and was allegedly punched in the groin by the suspect…Read More

  8. Man, 26 with Asperger’s syndrome reported missing

    WHITE CLOUD, MICH. - Police seek the public's help in finding a 26-year-old man with Asperger’s syndrome. Alex Goven had left a residence on Nicholas Avenue near Robinson Lake prior to officers' arrival just before 1 a.m. Monday, according to a Newaygo County Sheriff's Office news release. Deputies searched the area with K-9 units but were not able to find him. Goven is 5-feet, 9-inches tall …Read More

  9. Whitehall funeral director buried empty urn, misled family

    The Muskegon County Prosecutor says a funeral director in Whitehall buried an empty urn and mislead a family into thinking it contained a relative’s cremated remains. Thomas Claude Clock III turned himself in Friday at the Muskegon County Jail. He’s charged with fraud, attempted larceny by conversion of at least $1,000 and conducting mortuary services without a license. Clock was the owner-…Read More

  10. 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