Ionia County

A goodwill store is leveled by a tornado in Portland, Michigan. (credit: Jon Hewett/WWJ)

Portland, Michigan Cleans Up After Devastating Tornado Strikes; ‘The Freight Train Sound? It’s True’

“It’s devastating, but I like to see the community come together…”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/23/2015

An emu. (credit: istock)

Escaped Emu Running Loose In Ionia County; Will Likely Have To Be Shot

An emu has been on the loose in Ionia County for the past few days after escaping from a farm.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/16/2015

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Police Continue Search For Missing 10-Year-Old Boy

Officials say Devon Morrison of Belding in Ionia County, was last seen carrying a fishing pole Saturday afternoon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/15/2013

Bones Found In 1981 Are Native American In Origin

Authorities have determined that human remains found in a mid-Michigan family’s yard in 1981 are Native American in origin and may be 1,000 or more years old.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2013

File photo of a smartphone. (credit: Getty Images)

Mich. Judge Holds Self In Contempt For His Smartphone

A Michigan judge whose smartphone disrupted a hearing in his own courtroom has held himself in contempt and paid $25 for the infraction.

04/15/2013

Marti Schrauben (Booking Photo)

Ex-Funeral Home Employee Pleads In Embezzlement

A former Michigan funeral home employee who authorities say embezzled nearly $500,000 from 2008 through 2010 has reached a plea deal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2013

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Marquette Becomes Verizon’s 400th 4G LTE Market

Verizon Wireless announced that Marquette, Michigan, will become the 400th market to receive high-speed mobile broadband service with the expansion of its 4G Long Term Evolution network on Oct. 18.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2012

Krag Sanford (Booking photo)

Ex-Teacher Who Impregnated Student Will Get Pension, State Health Care

A 59-year-old former Michigan teacher who authorities say had a sexual relationship with a then-16-year-old student in 2010 is expected to keep getting his pension from the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2012

Krag Sanford (Booking photo)

Ex-Teacher Who Impregnated Student Gets 9 Months In Jail, Awaits Next Sentence

A 59-year-old former Michigan teacher who authorities say had a sexual relationship with a then-16-year-old student in 2010 has been sentenced to nine months behind bars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/04/2012

Krag Sanford (Booking photo)

Ex-Teacher Faces 2 Sentences In Teen Sex Case

A 59-year-old former Michigan teacher who authorities say had a sexual relationship with a then-16-year-old student in 2010 faces sentencing in two counties later this summer. The teen now is pregnant with his child.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/04/2012

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