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A jury is to being deliberating Monday in the trial of a Kentwood man accused of driving drunk, causing a crash that killed a young couple.
The thin man watched quietly from the street on Friday, April 18, as a big yellow excavator tore into the walls of the two-story house where he and his family had lived until it was damaged by fire in June 2012.
Kent County Commissioner Joel Freeman has decided not to seek re-election, prompting two other Republicans, including former County Commissioner Bill Hirsch who Freeman narrowly ousted in 2012, to seek the vacated seat.
Sanchez became interim effective Monday, April 7. Martha Gonzalez-Cortes had served the organization as CEO for five years but the leadership opted to move in a different direction.
As a truck driver, Eric Walton made safely made the left turn the busy intersection of 36th Street SE and Patterson Avenue innumerable times, but on the night of Oct. 10, things were going to be horribly different.
One of four longtime Kent County corrections officers implicated in alleged marijuana-related crimes has been taken off duty four times in his career, including two suspensions stemming from impaired driving, according to his personnel file.
KENT COUNTY, Mich., Strangers reached into their pockets donating thousands of dollars to Carrie Higbee after hearing she needed a life-saving medical procedure.
Public education advocate and best selling author Jamie Vollmer will be in Grand Rapids for three days speaking about building support for public schools at free events, beginning Wednesday, April 30. "The underlying premise is that everybody in the audience has power but that power is rarely exercised," said Vollmer, Wednesday, April 16. "It is ... (more)
There will be no plea deal for the man police say strangled a 47-year-old woman, dumped her nude body near a Southeast Side creek and then spit on her as he left.
There will be no plea deal for man police say strangled a 47-year-old woman, dumped her nude body near a creek then spit on her as he left.
A spring storm shattered seasonal snowfall records in Detroit and Flint, while melting snow and rising rivers from heavy rain threatened homes Tuesday in Michigan's Lower Peninsula.
The Kent County Sheriff's Department is requesting the public's help in locating a man who walked away from an adult foster care home Monday.
Consumers Energy crews plan to work overnight to restore power to the few thousand West Michigan residents still without service after storms blew through over the weekend.
The powerful storm that ripped through Kent County Saturday is expected to cost Kent City Schools somewhere in the range of $500,000 to a $1 million to replace the high school roof and equipment, according to Superintendent Mike Weiler's rough estimate Monday, April 14. "There was no tornado reported to touch down, but we saw significant wind come ... (more)