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    Holland sex offender charged with indecent exposure

    HOLLAND, Mich. — Holland Police say they’ve arrested a man they believe is connected to at least one recent incident of indecent exposure. Anthony Currier, 29, was charged Friday in 58th District Court. On Wednesday police announced that they were looking for a suspect in at least two incidents of indecent exposure. The most recent incident happened Sept. 9 near 20th Street and Columbia when a man approached an 11-year-old girl and exposed himself. Police say a similar incident happened […]

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    State prisons director canceled nearly $100,000 Aramark fine

    LANSING, Mich. — A $98,000 fine imposed on the state’s prison food contractor Aramark was canceled, according to a spokesman for the Michigan Department of Corrections. MDOC spokesman Russ Marlan said that Director Daniel Heyns wanted to give the company time to solve some of the issues the state was having with them. That sentiment is also echoed in emails between Heyns and Gov. Rick Snyder’s Chief of Staff Dennis Muchmore that were published Thursday by Progress Michigan.  “I will tone down my […]

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    Calhoun Co. mother shot; Son arrested

    SHERIDAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. — The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department arrested a 39-year-old man after he allegedly shot his mother Monday morning. According to a release, the woman was shot at her residence in the 28000 block of J Dr. North.  She fled the home, got in a vehicle and drove to another home, where she was then taken to the hospital. Deputies say the man continued to fire at her vehicle while she fled.   He is currently in jail […]

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    Credit union inside St. Mary’s Hospital robbed; suspect sought

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.  — The Lake Michigan Credit Union inside St. Mary’s Hospital was robbed Monday afternoon, according to Grand Rapids Police. The robbery happened at roughly 3:22 p.m. when a man passed a note to a teller saying that he had a weapon.   They fled the Jefferson St. SE location with an undisclosed amount of money. No injuries were reported. Police are still searching for the suspect and examining surveillance video in the area, and haven’t released a […]

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    Robin Williams suffered early stages of Parkinson’s disease, wife reveals

    (CNN) — Robin Williams was sober, but was struggling with depression, anxiety and the early stages of Parkinson’s disease when he died, his wife said Thursday. Williams was found dead in his Northern California home Monday from what investigators suspect was a suicide by hanging. While fans and friends have looked for answers to why the 63-year-old comedy icon would take his own life, his wife, Susan Schneider, issued a written statement that could shed some light. “Since his passing, […]

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    Man charged with lying to investigators after Muskegon Heights motorcyclist shooting

    MUSKEGON, Mich. — A Muskegon Heights man was arraigned Tuesday for allegedly lying to Michigan State Police troopers investigating the killing of Jake Rameau. Everett Glover, 25, was charged as a second-time habitual offender with lying to a police officer in a violet crime investigation, Muskegon County Prosecutor D.J. Hilson said.  Online jail records show Glover was arrested Monday. According to Hilson, Everett was lying when he told investigators that he was not in the vehicle that Robert Earl Gee […]

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    Aretha Franklin’s Muskegon concert cancelled

    MUSKEGON, Mich. — The Aretha Franklin concert at L.C. Walker Arena has been cancelled, the arena announced Tuesday. Franklin was scheduled to perform at the venue 8 p.m. on Aug. 16. According to MLive, Mac Man Presents, the show’s promoter, “was unable to meet obligations set by Franklin’s management company.” People who bought tickets for the show will be issued full refunds this week at the Walker Arena Box Office.  Refunds can be redeemed on week days between 10 a.m. […]

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    2 accused of using police scanner, two-way radios in $13,000 Cass Co. bank robbery

    EDWARDSBURG, Mich. — Two people are facing federal charges more than a year after allegedly using a police scanner and two-way radios in their armed heist at a Cass County bank. Devon Tolbert and Latonya Gowdy, both of Indiana, allegedly stole $13,000 in the July 10, 2013 robbery. Both are facing federal charges of conspiracy to commit bank robbery and armed bank robbery.  Tolbert is facing an additional charge of using and brandishing a firearm during and in relation to […]

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    Report: 2 killed in Mason Co. crash

    MASON COUNTY, Mich.  —  Two people were killed Thursday in a crash on Pere Marquette Highway at the US-31 interchange, according to the Ludington Daily News.   The crash happened at around noon when a woman made a U-turn in front of a semi after pulling over on southbound Pere Marquette Highway. Her and a male passenger were killed, and a young girl was air lifted to the hospital and is in critical condition, the Daily News reports. Pere Marquette Highway was […]