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Sunday Aug 24 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Teenager Injured After He Fell Asleep At The Wheel And Crashed

MECOSTA COUNTY, Mich.- A teenager is injured after a rollover crash, that's according to the Mecosta County Sheriff's Office.


Wed Aug 20, 2014

Rave organizer bound over to Mecosta County Circuit Court

The last of three people charged for their alleged involvement in a Mecosta County party attended by nearly 2,000 was arraigned on Monday.


Sat Aug 16, 2014

1 airlifted after hit-and-run rollover

Authorities in Mecosta County say one man sustained life-threatening injuries in a hit-and-run crash south of Big Rapids.


Related Topix: Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta, MI

Man rams neighbor's occupied car three times, arrested after he breaks down later

A 43-year-old Rodney man is in custody after allegedly ramming a neighbor's car three times, causing minor injuries to one person trying to escape the vehicle.


Related Topix: Rodney, MI

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Teenager injured after being hit by a vehcile

MILLBROOK TOWNSHIP, Mich.- A teenager was taken to a Mt. Pleasant hospital after being struck by a vehicle Friday morning.


State of Michigan

National transportation officials tour innovative MDOT bridge projects

Fast Facts: - The FHWA hosted an event on Aug. 14 to demonstrate MDOT innovative bridge construction taking place in west Michigan.


Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI, Lowell, MI

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Police: After hiding in back of ex-girlfriend's car, man holes up 12 hours in her house

Police say a man hid in the back seat of his former girlfriend's car, assaulted her, then, after she stopped the car and fled, drove to her house and held police at bay for 12 hours before he surrendered.


Related Topix: Vestaburg, MI, Lakeview, MI, Montcalm County, MI

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

5 Things to know for Thursday, August 14

Police took a 40-year-old man from Vestaburg into custody on Wednesday following a 13-hour standoff.


Related Topix: Vestaburg, MI, Montcalm County, MI, Morley, MI

Wed Aug 13, 2014

WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

Barricaded Gunman near Morley

From our partners at WOOD TV: Police are on the scene of a standoff east of Morley where a gunman has barricaded in a residence.


Related Topix: Morley, MI

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Muskegon top headlines: Unity Festival, Boar's Belly restaurant, White Lake rising and more

Christian Music bands Mandisa and Steven Curtis Chapman play at Unity Christian Music Festival Heritage Landing on August 9, 2014.


Related Topix: Muskegon, MI, Christian Music, Steven Curtis Chapman, Muskegon County, MI

Michigana s first bridge slide in Mecosta Co.

Crews are replacing the US-131 bridges over 3 Mile Road in Mecosta County's Aetna Township, northwest of Morley.


Related Topix: Mecosta, MI, Morley, MI

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Rave suspecta s brother: a she didna t deserve to be arresteda

A week after the rave called "Project P" that drew thousands to a Mecosta County farm, it is still the talk of West Michigan.


Fri Aug 08, 2014

Central Michigan Life

Campus, Mount Pleasant police prepared for imitators of destructive Mecosta party

James Taylor, 21, of Howard City, addresses the media after hosting a destructive party in Mecosta County.


Related Topix: Mecosta, MI, Mount Pleasant, MI, Howard City, MI, Central Michigan University, Isabella County, MI

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Mecosta County man arraigned after firing a gun at two men

MECOSTA COUNTY, Mich.- A 52-year-old man has been arraigned on a felonious assault charge in Mecosta County after firing a gun at two people.


Related Topix: Hersey, MI

Suspect identified for severely beating Barryton man

The Mecosta County Sheriff's Office says the assault happened Saturday, August 2nd in Barryton when Voorhees and the 22-year-old victim got into an argument inside of a vehicle.


Related Topix: Barryton, MI

KSAT-TV San Antonio

Host of 2,000 person rave: 'Worth it' despite drug overdoses

It was a lot quieter Sunday night outside James Taylor's Mecosta County home than it was just hours before.


Thu Aug 07, 2014

Organizer: Party for thousands will a be safea

The same day authorities announced charges against three people for holding a rave in Mecosta County, an Allegan County 19-year-old says he can do better.


Related Topix: Allegan County, MI

Rave party charges: Bragging on TV 'made our job easier' prosecutor says

Three people have been charged for their alleged involvement in a Mecosta County party attended by nearly 2,000 last weekend.


Related Topix: Blanchard, MI, Howard City, MI

Wed Aug 06, 2014

WTOC-TV Savannah

Massive rave 'worth it' to party's host despite overdoses

"Simply epic" is how a Michigan man describes a massive rave party he held at his family's 100-year-old farm house.


Northern Michigan News

Potvin wins Republican bid for 102nd District

Potvin won the chance to try to have some more fun and win a third and final term as the State House representative for the 102nd District after he got a majority of the votes during Tuesday's election, 4918 to 2401.


Related Topix: US News, Osceola County, MI, Reed City, MI