More Prison Time Ordered For Man In 'Dastardly' Child Porn CaseA western Michigan man caught with a huge cache of child pornography has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison, two months after a different judge in state court ordered a 40-year punishment for related crimes.
Census: Grand Rapids Metro Area Fastest Growing In MichiganThe Grand Rapids area includes Barry, Kent, Montcalm and Ottawa counties.
70-Year-Old Man Gets 40 Years In Prison For Sexual AssaultBecause of his age, he'll likely die in prison.
Barry County Initiates Technology Action Plan The Barry County Broadband Team unveiled its Technology Action Plan Wednesday at the Hastings Public Library, as part of the county’s participation in Connect Michigan’s Connected Community Engagement Program. Barry County enrolled in the program to promote increased access, adoption, and use of broadband.
30 Years Later: Change Of Heart For Thief The writer admitted breaking into a store about 30 years ago. The letter was unsigned and had no return address.
New Owner Finds Dead Dogs In Foreclosed HomeA man discovered mounds of feces and dead dogs after buying a foreclosed home in western Michigan.
Man With Bloody Mattress Guilty Of Gun CrimeA western Michigan man found with a bloody mattress in his pickup truck has pleaded guilty to a gun charge and could be facing a long prison sentence.
Eight Michigan Communities Launch Entrepreneurial Communities Project