Health Officer 'Broken' After Threats Tied To Mask OrderThe public health officer in the Grand Rapids area said he's a victim of “brute mob hatred” after ordering masks in schools in Kent County to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
2 Large Michigan Counties Order Masks For Young School KidsWestern Michigan's two largest counties ordered masks Friday in schools through sixth grade, citing the risk of the COVID-19 delta variant and young children who don't qualify for vaccines.
Young Man Dies After Garage Door Falls On Him In Kent CountyA garage door fell on a young man and killed him in western Michigan, police said.
Dog Missing For 43 Days Reunites With His Family After Being Rescued From A Grain SiloMilo, a springer spaniel, had been missing for 43 days, according to the Kent County Animal Shelter. He had been last spotted in early February, but the case remained cold for nearly two weeks.
Michigan Man Arrested For His Wife's Murder 13 Years LaterMike Pagel was a person of interest from the beginning, but authorities struggled getting evidence linking him to the crime.
Teen Sues Over Alleged Sexual Abuse By Firefighters While In The Boy Scout's Explorer Mentor ProgramA young woman who was sexually abused as a teenager during a mentor program at a fire department in western Michigan is suing the Boy Scouts of America and others involved in the case.
Man Facing Trial For Raping 16-Year-Old, Now Charged in Her DeathA man charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old teen is now accused of killing her before she was expected to testify in the rape case. Kent County Prosecutor Chris Becker said Wednesday that two men are facing charges connected to the death of Mujey Dumbuya. Her partially clothed body was found in January about 50 miles from her Grand Rapids home.
4 In Michigan Sickened From Flour Contaminated With E. ColiOfficials say two of the cases were so severe, the residents had to be hospitalized.
Police Say 10-Year-Old Michigan Girl Made Up Story About Abduction, EscapeThe girl had said a man wearing a mask forced her into a white pickup truck.
4 Teens Blamed For $37,500 In Damage At Michigan Golf CourseThe teens, ages 17 to 19, are accused of using nearly two dozen golf carts as bumper cars, tearing up grass and damaging several carts beyond repair.
Gas Station Rewards Card Helps Identify Skeletal RemainsA Speedway card was found at the scene in Gaines Township, south of Grand Rapids.
Tip Leads Investigators To Skeletal Remains In West MichiganAuthorities say a tip led investigators to skeletal remains in a wooded area near a roadway in western Michigan.
Trailer Park Manager Accused Of Ethnic Intimidation Of Black TeenThe manager of a mobile home park in western Michigan is accused of putting a 14-year-old boy in a choke-hold and using an anti-black slur.
Small Tornado Touches Down In West MichiganThe tornado hit early Tuesday morning in Bowne Township, about 15 miles southeast of Grand Rapids.
Equipment Failure Knocks Out Power To 3,400 In Kent CountyConsumers Energy says a mobile substation is being brought in due to the amount of time expected to make repairs.