Ottawa County

Police: Western Michigan Car Fire Started To Cover Up MurderAuthorities in Ottawa County are investigating a homicide that a man tried to cover up by setting the body of a 37-year-old woman and a car on fire.
Convictions Stand For Man In 1987 Murders Of Sister, Her HusbandProsecutors said Ryan Wyngarden killed the couple to cover up a past incestuous relationship.
Michigan Man Killed, 2 Firefighters Hurt By Electric ShockTwo firefighters were shocked while trying to help a 43-year-old man who went into cardiac arrest and died in western Michigan.
Evaluation Finds Teen Incompetent To Face Trial For MurderDefense 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.
2 Men Run Over While Teaching Boy How To Drive TractorAn 11-year-old boy accidentally ran over his grandfather and uncle while driving a tractor in western Michigan.
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.
Police: Michigan Man Found Dead, Buried In Snow Was MurderedThe body of Jose Patricio Hernandez was found Monday outside an apartment complex in Ottawa County's Park Township.
Teen Gets 3-17 Years In 'Russian Roulette' Death Of FriendA 19-year-old who authorities say accidentally killed his 16-year-old friend while they played with a gun has been sentenced to jail.
West Mich. Teen Killed After Jumping Off MotorcycleAuthorities say the 16-year-old girl panicked and jumped off the cycle.
West Mich. Man Gets Life For Landlady's Fire DeathA 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.
Ex-Deacon Gets Jail In Theft From Michigan ChurchA 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.
Trial For Teen In Accidental Shooting Death Of FriendA July trial has been scheduled for an 18-year-old accused of accidentally killing his 16-year-old friend while they played with a gun.
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