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  • Homicide suspect shot and killed by police in West Olive stand-off

    OLIVE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Early Sunday morning, a Muskegon neighborhood woke up to gunfire. Police say a 29-year-old man was shot and killed and a 25-year-old woman wounded. The sequence of events led to a complex investigation reaching from Muskegon to West Olive. In Muskegon, a man was killed and a woman wounded in an early morning shooting. Police say the suspected killer drove with his wife in a car to West Olive, but she managed to text her family […]

  • Some credit scores could go up 30 points

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Starting this week credit scores could be going up for millions of Americans. The three major credit reporting companies are now excluding all tax liens from credit reports and that could mean a lot of savings for some consumers. On Monday Equifax, Experian and Transunion have removed all tax liens from credit reports. Data that could have been damaging scores. The changes mean some credit scores could go up as much as 30 points. If you […]

  • Muskegon school board tables proposed school closures

    MUSKEGON, Mich. – More than a hundred people showed up for Tuesday night’s Muskegon Public Schools board meeting. Many of them are upset with proposed closings of schools in the district. The meeting started off with an announcement by the school board saying the proposal of closing some schools is off the agenda and will not happen. Superintendent Justin Jennings addressed the source of the district’s funding.“Butts in the seats equals dollars. I know a lot of people don’t like to […]

  • Byron Twp. planning commission approves indoor soccer complex

    BYRON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Plans for a huge indoor soccer facility are one step closer to becoming a reality in Byron Township after a planning commission meeting on Monday. The commission voted unanimously to move the project forward.  The proposed Uniprop multi-soccer indoor complex now has just one more hurdle to overcome: final approval by the township board at their next meeting in May. “I think this is a great facility, I think it brings tremendous opportunity for the township,” […]

  • Man meets firefighters who saved his life after cardiac arrest

    CUTLERVILLE, Mich. — A grateful family got the chance to thank some Cutlerville firefighters for saving a man’s life.  The fire department says a piece of medical technology also played an important role in their efforts. The department has had an automatic CPR device for three years, and says it has helped save a lot of lives.  Thursday was the first time firefighters have met one of the people they helped save with it. On Feb. 26, John Hey suffered […]

  • Gun Lake residents speak against proposed marina expansion

    ORANGEVILLE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Some Gun Lake area residents are against expansion of the planned Landing Marina, and they said so at a meeting Wednesday. Original plans called for 17 new boat slips, but the owner now wants to build 47 slips. Most of the people who attended the public forum at Orangeville Township Hall spoke against the proposal. Residents cited safety concerns and overcrowding as reasons they were against the increasing the number of boat slips. “We don’t want this […]

  • Rebekah Bletsch victim impact statement bill closer to becoming law

    LANSING, Mich. – Legislation that would require a defendant to be physically present in the courtroom when a victim makes an impact statement is one step closer to becoming law. Michigan House bill 5407, also called the Rebekah Bletsch bill, comes after the sentencing for Jeffrey Willis in the Bletsch case. After being convicted in her murder, Willis was allowed to leave the courtroom and avoid listening to impact statements from her family. It’s an experience her family doesn’t want […]

  • Camera found in employee bathroom at South Haven restaurant

    SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. — A man who worked at a South Haven restaurant is out of a job and could face charges after authorities say he hid a camera in a bathroom. The former employee at Clementine’s admitted to hiding the camera in a co-ed bathroom for restaurant employees. “Right now the forensics technician is in the process of getting into the equipment that we seized,” said South Haven Police Chief Natalie Thompson. “And that includes a computer and a […]

  • Michigan schools at center of gun debate

    LANSING, Mich. – The State Supreme Court is set to hear arguments this week on a controversial issue involving guns at public schools. The high court will hear  two cases Wednesday about whether a person has the right to openly carry on school grounds. Schools in Clio and Ann Arbor  are at the center of this debate, but it affects schools across Michigan. Public schools want the right to set their own guidelines when it comes to open carry and […]