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  1. Abandoned pigs found in filth of dead Detroit hoarders home, warehouse get new lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    Two pigs were rescued from a feces-filled basement in Detroit and a warehouse in Highland Park after their owner, a hoarder, had died. The pigs now named Sgt.


  2. Four reasons why the Frankfort-area shipwreck can't be the GriffinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 |

    The Griffin, lost on the Great Lakes since 1679, and a wooden hull recently discovered in Lake Michigan have caught the public imagination, but the two are not the same. Last week, Michigan authorities dove to the wreck in 80 feet of water near Frankfort.


  3. Where are they now? Tracking former Miss Michigan title holdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 |

    It's a title they will hold in the public eye for just a year, but if you ask the 82 women who have worn the state's most coveted crown, the experience is something that never truly leaves. In an effort to discover what life is like after being Miss Michigan, MLive Muskegon Chronicle tracked down a handful of past winners.


  4. Funeral for Chelsea Bruck set; killer remains at largeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 |

    Bruck, who lived in the rural town of Maybe in Monroe County, vanished in the early morning hours of Oct. 26 after a Halloween party she attended dressed as Poison Ivy, the fictional nemesis of Batman. Bruck's family, the community and police searched tirelessly to no avail.


  5. Hope track & field teams start competing in 124th annual MIAA Field Day todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 |

    The Hope College men's and women's track & field teams are purusing league championships at the 124th annual MIAA Field Day at Albion College. The two-day meet begins today at 1 p.m. at the Elkin Isaac Track/Sprankle-Sprandel Stadium.


  6. Hope men's track & field repeats as MIAA Jamboree winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 |

    The Hope College men's track & field team won the MIAA Jamboree for the second season in a row on Saturday, totaling 1,015 points during the seven-team event at Adrian College. Junior Boone Marois of Traverse City, Michigan , clocked the best 100-meter dash effort of 11.04 seconds.


  7. Monroe man caught with huge child porn stash admits to drugging children, complaint saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 |

    A federal complaint filed Monday against ex-substitute teacher David Huntley of Monroe, who sheriff's officials said had one of the largest child porn collections they'd ever seen, introduces more disturbing accusations. Huntley admitted to drugging and sexually assaulting a 12-year-old cousin and molesting another 10-year-old in a hot tub, according to the complaint written by Department of Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent Lisa Keith of the Michigan Internet Crimes Against Children task force.


  8. Report: Monroe man accused of owning one of the largest child porn collections in Michigan historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 |

    David William Huntley, 52, a former Monroe County substitute teacher, is jailed on a $1 million bond, charged with five counts of possession of child sexually abusive material and accused of possessing a child pornography collection containing millions of images, what officials called "one of the largest in Michigan's history," The Monroe News reports. "It is a vast, vast collection," Monroe County Assistant Prosecutor Michael G. Roehrig told the Monroe News , referencing 10-terabyte catalog of images collected over the last 30-plus years and sorted like a "rare book collection".


  9. Julia Niswender's stepdad was home when police believe she was killed, lawyer saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 |

    An attorney for James Turnquist has criticized police claims that his client has not been forthcoming in the investigation into the death of his stepdaughter, Julia Niswender. "I think it's irresponsible of the Ypsilanti Police Department to make that kind of statement under the circumstances," said Paul Stablein, an attorney based in Bloomfield Hills.


  10. Report: Monroe couple charged with animal cruelty for neglected horsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 |

    A Monroe County couple will face charges for neglecting five horses and leaving a pony to die.


  11. Almost thrown out, Michigan family's heirloom had surprise link to George WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 |

    Long-time West Michigan listeners will remember Charles O. Matthews Jr. better as "Buck" Matthews, and for his gifts as a TV and radio broadcaster during the 1960s, '70s and early '80s. Later he went to Blue Lake Radio, where he still volunteers his time, even at the age of 86. But officials at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., will forever honor him as a selfless American who might have cashed in on a small piece of history, but instead donated it to our collective national legacy.


  12. Michigan officials agree to archeological dive of shipwreck that's possibly the GriffinRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 |

    The state maritime archeologist will dive for a better look at an old wreck that two Muskegon County men say could be the Griffin, the earliest known shipwreck on the Great Lakes. "We're looking at having our state maritime archeologist look at the wreck with the gentlemen who discovered it," Sandra Clark, director of the Michigan Historical Center, said Monday, Feb. 9. "We've agreed we'll try to find a date to do that."


  13. Guest column: Great Lakes need new protections from pollutants that lead to algal bloomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2012 |

    That's the water advisory more than 400,000 people from Monroe to Toledo woke up to this past August. The culprit? Microcystin, a toxin produced by blue-green algae that had contaminated the water.


  14. Michigan Archaeologist interested in shipwreck found by Muskegon...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 |

    Michigan Archaeologist Dean Anderson Monday showed some interest in a Lake Michigan wreck discovered by Muskegon-area divers they say could be the long-lost Griffin. "This is certainly something that the state of Michigan is interested in," Anderson said Jan. 5. His office keeps a record of all shipwrecks discovered on Lake Michigan "bottom lands" under Michigan's jurisdiction.


  15. Muskegon top headlines: Felony charges in mall guard dragging, Griffin found?, Muskegon Farmers Market and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 |

    Two Grand Rapids women were charged with felonies Friday, Jan. 2, in connection with a Dec. 30 incident that allegedly led to a Lakes Mall security guard being dragged several feet by a fleeing vehicle. MUSKEGON, MI - In the spring of 2011, two men toured northern Lake Michigan, looking for adventure, with heady goals of locating $2 million in gold bullion dating back to the Civil War.


  16. Muskegon men dive old Lake Michigan wreck, say it could be the elusive GriffinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 |

    In the spring of 2011, two men toured northern Lake Michigan, looking for adventure, with heady goals of locating $2 million in gold bullion dating back to the Civil War. Fruitport Township's Kevin Dykstra and Muskegon's Frederick Monroe found adventure - but not the gold - when their side-scan sonar located an unusual object on the lake bottom.


  17. St. Robert Mustangs robotics team brings home another trophyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 |

    On Saturday December 6, the St. Robert School FIRST Lego League Robotics Team competed in the Michigan Southeast Championship Tournament in Monroe, Michigan. They were one of 50 qualifying teams that participated.


  18. Teen to be charged in double fatal July car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 |

    Michigan State Police arrested Travis Cunningham, 19, Sunday in connection with the July car crash that killed Tecumseh teens Dakota Gonzales and Curt Orlowski. MSP took Cunningham into custody at approximately 3:30 p.m. Sunday on a warrant issued by the Washtenaw County Prosecutors office for Two Counts of Operating while Intoxicated Causing Death and one count of Operating While Intoxicated.


  19. Monroe teen who faked abduction ordered to pay $15,000 for searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 |

    Monroe County Circuit Judge Daniel White on Thursday ordered Hayley Turner, an 18-year-old Temperance woman who faked her own abduction, to pay $15,000, complete 29 days of community service and serve 3 years probation, CBS Detroit reports. Turner vanished about 10 p.m. Aug. 7 after stopping at a video rental store, leaving her running but parked car in the middle of a rural road in Monroe County.


  20. Monroe teen who faked abduction to be sentenced ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 |

    Hayley Tuner pleaded guilty to felonious filing of a false police report and faces up to four years in prison. Police said Turner fabricated the story of her abduction, telling a friend over her cell phone that she saw a man lying on the side of the road about 10 p.m. Aug. 7 in Monroe County's Bedford Township and was going to get out to check on him.


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