Ottawa County

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Convictions Stand For Man In 1987 Murders Of Sister, Her Husband

Prosecutors said Ryan Wyngarden killed the couple to cover up a past incestuous relationship.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/12/2015


Michigan Man Killed, 2 Firefighters Hurt By Electric Shock

Two firefighters were shocked while trying to help a 43-year-old man who went into cardiac arrest and died in western Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2015

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Evaluation Finds Teen Incompetent To Face Trial For Murder

Defense attorney Robert Hamilton, who requested the evaluation, says Donaldson has suffered from mental illness in jail. He’s also accused of attacking a jail employee.

CBS Detroit–03/13/2015

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2 Men Run Over While Teaching Boy How To Drive Tractor

An 11-year-old boy accidentally ran over his grandfather and uncle while driving a tractor in western Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/04/2014

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Couple Sued For $2M Over Fire Caused By Squirrel Dinner Gone Awry

Two lawsuits are pending in the case of an apartment complex fire sparked by a tenant who tried to cook a squirrel with a propane torch.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/05/2014

Police: Michigan Man Found Dead, Buried In Snow Was Murdered

The body of Jose Patricio Hernandez was found Monday outside an apartment complex in Ottawa County’s Park Township.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/09/2014

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Teen Gets 3-17 Years In ‘Russian Roulette’ Death Of Friend

A 19-year-old who authorities say accidentally killed his 16-year-old friend while they played with a gun has been sentenced to jail.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/09/2013

West Mich. Teen Killed After Jumping Off Motorcycle

Authorities say the 16-year-old girl panicked and jumped off the cycle.


West Mich. Man Gets Life For Landlady’s Fire Death

A West Michigan judge has sentenced a man to life in prison without parole for setting his 53-year-old landlady on fire after she complained about his loud music.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2013

Ex-Deacon Gets Jail In Theft From Michigan Church

A former Michigan church deacon who authorities say took $120,000 in cash from the weekly offertory basket has been sentenced to a year in jail.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2013