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.
An inmate at a Grand Rapids jail is suing for the right to be served kosher meals, saying he’s lost 30 pounds while eating only greens, bread and cereal.
A 25-year-old woman has been found guilty in the road rage shooting death of a Grand Rapids man.
One year after launching a pilot microloan program benefiting Kent County businesses, Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women has joined the ranks of only six other Michigan non-profits, as a Small Business Administration intermediary microlender.
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.
Authorities are asking people to be cautious following some recent bear sightings in West Michigan.
A West Michigan man whose 1-year-old grandson died after drinking a cup of juice containing crushed morphine and allergy pills has been charged with involuntary manslaughter, authorities said.
It happpened Monday night near Sparta, about 15 miles north of Grand Rapids.
A 16-year-old has surrendered to Kent County sheriff’s deputies in connection with the shooting of a programs manager during a youth event near Grand Rapids.
Work to establish Port Lansing into a cargo and logistics focused Aerotropolis moved forward Wednesday. Twelve state business incubators also got financial help from the state.