22 min ago
Right-to-work's impact on Michigan Education Association...
Ottawa County kindergarten teacher Miriam Chanski is determined to leave the Michigan Education Association.
4 hrs ago
Walker Police Officer Trevor Slot
Years from now, many motorists driving the main freeway from Grand Rapids to Muskegon may only see a sign near the Ottawa County line and go on, but for those who knew a Walker policeman killed in the line of duty, that sign will mean so much more.
6 hrs ago
Fire at Grand Haven plating company under investigation
Fire officials responded to a fire at 4:38 a.m. on Monday at ASP Plating, 211 Griffin St. in Grand Haven.
10 hrs ago
Forecast: Temps in the teens; winter weather advisory for heavy snowfall ahead
We're waking up Tuesday, Dec. 10 to 16-degree temps and news of a winter weather advisory.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
WZZM-TV Grand Rapids
How to free your stranded car from the snow
WZZM 13 News hit the snowy roads west of Ottawa County Tuesday afternoon and saw multiple vehicles in the ditch.
Bystanders come to aid of Sand Lake man after SUV hits jackknifed I-96 truck near Coopersville
Bystanders came to the aid of a 19-year-old Sand Lake man after his SUV jackknifed truck on I-96 near Coopersville, then rolled on its side amid blowing snow.
The Detroit News
Icy surface blamed for 30-vehicle freeway pileup in West Michigan
State police Sgt. Brian Keely tells MLive.com that no major injuries are reported in the chain-reaction crash, which happened about 12:45 p.m. Tuesday in Kent County's Algoma Township near Rockford.
Rescuers responding after semi slides off highway, SUV rolls over with person pinned inside
Fire/rescue crews and police are responding to westbound I-96 between the 15 and 16 mile markers, where a semi truck reportedly jack-knifed and slid off the highway, and an SUV rolled, pinning a person inside.
Authorities in western Mich. look for missing boys
The Ottawa County sheriff's department says the boys, ages 4 and 6, were last seen Monday night at a home in Georgetown Township, near Grand Rapids.
Jack & Colt Charlson
According to Ottawa County Sheriff's Sergeant Greg Rotman, Wade Elliot Charlson left a home in a Jenison subdivision last night with his six-year-old son Jack and four-year-old son Colt.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
Deputies Looking for 2 Children Following Parental Kidnapping
GEORGETOWN TWP., Mich. - Deputies in Ottawa County are looking for 6-year-old Jack Charlson and 4-year-old Colt Charlson, who are missing out of Georgetown Township.
Law enforcement in Muskegon County braced for worse weather; motorists slide through Monday morning
Monday morning in Muskegon County started out slippery and wet, but by midday, the roads and the weather seemed to improve.
Holland area man who met 14-year-old online, had sex, sentenced to jail
A 29-year-old Holland area man who met a 14-year-old girl online and then took her to the Wooden Shoe Motel, was sentenced to a year in jail for having sex with the teen.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Ottawa County farmer recovering from entanglement in manure spreader
Timothy Eric Vanderzwaag, 38, of Holland Township, was injured while spreading manure in a field off 120th Ave. in Olive Township about 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7. Deputies said Vanderzwaag's clothing became entangled in the power take-off shaft of the manure spreader he was using in a field.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Charges Filed Against GR Man in Jenison Girl's Disappearance
A 38-year-old Grand Rapids man remains behind bars after an alleged sexual assault of a 13-year-old Jenison girl that he had met online.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Grand Haven Tribune
A 61-year-old man was stabbed and a woman in her 40s was being questioned after the incident occurred Friday night.
No ethnic intimidation charges against Holland area men for July incident
Ottawa County prosecutors will not seek ethnic intimidation charges against two Holland area men who some believed were involved in smashing the windows of a black leader's truck.
Grand Haven Tribune
Patty, a 6-year-old black Labrador from Ionia, made a recent appearance in a Grand Haven courtroom and assisted in a victory for the prosecution in a criminal sexual misconduct trial.
Visitation is Monday for Hamilton High teacher Jose Hoppe, killed in crash
Visitation for Josh Hoppe, the 30-year-old Hamilton High School government teacher killed in a Wednesday car crash on M-40, is Monday at Christ Memorial Church in Holland.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
WZZM-TV Grand Rapids
Authorities target aggressive drivers on freeways
Six police agencies in Kent and Ottawa counties are targeting aggressive drivers as part of a renewed effort to make Grand Rapids area freeways safer.