Cedar Springs couple admits to hitting 7-year-old, forcing him to sleep in windowless boxFox171 DAY AGO
Woman missing since 2017 rescued from Inkster motel after telling stepmother she was being held against her willWWJ News Radio2 DAYS AGO
Report: No one hurt in house fire, explosion near Greenville
No one was hurt when a fire broke out at a home near Greenville on Thursday, a local newspaper reports.
Father, girlfriend charged after allegedly locking boy in ‘makeshift room’
A Cedar Springs father and his girlfriend have been charged for allegedly locking his 7-year-old son in a "makeshift room," court documents said.
10 most expensive homes sold in Kent County, Feb. 19-25
A house in Grand Rapids that sold for $815,000 tops the list of the most expensive residential real estate sales in Kent County in the past week. In total, 60 residential real estate sales were recorded in the area during the past week, with an average price of $320,361. The average price per square foot was $229.
Up-and-coming singer from Rockford making waves with new country song
Powerhouse vocalist MaRynn Taylor, who's from Rockford, said she put "little hints" about her hometown in her new song, "Small Town Spinnin'".
Feds: Rockford-area contractor’s ‘investment’ scheme netted $718,000
Two years after Target 8 confronted a contractor accused of ripping off a West Michigan family, the suspected scammer is facing a new foe: the United States government.
Couple arrested after boy, 7, found locked in small makeshift room, police say
KENT COUNTY, MI – A couple is facing criminal charges after a young boy was found locked in a small makeshift room, police said. The boy’s father, a 47-year-old man, and the man’s 38-year-old girlfriend were arrested Wednesday, Feb. 28, and await arraignment on child abuse and unlawful imprisonment charges.
KCAS Pets of the Week: Ziggy and Tater
For more information on adopting any pet from KCAS, visit the organization’s website or call 616.632.7300.
Kent County Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report: 472 Incidents and 23 Crime Stories
Kent County Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report: 472 Incidents and 23 Crime Stories. During the last week, Kent County reported a total of 472 crime cases. The most common type of crime was theft, with 103 reported incidents, followed by assault and suspicious situations, with 75 and 73 cases respectively. Other crimes reported included 68 unspecified cases, 52 arrests, 38 domestic related incidents, 26 trespassing cases, 16 instances of vandalism, 10 shootings, 6 burglaries, 3 robberies, and 2 arsons. The data indicates a concerning level of criminal activity in the place, with theft and assault being the most prevalent. The number of shootings, although relatively low, adds a severe dimension to the overall crime situation. The authorities are urged to take appropriate measures to curb this rising trend of crime in the place.
Crews respond to fire in Wyoming
Crews responded to a fire in Wyoming Wednesday night.
Kent County Health Department warns about early, heavy tick season
KENT COUNTY, Mich. — Spring is on the horizon, however, according to the Kent County Health Department, that means so is a heavy flea and tick season. During the cold winter months, ticks go into a low-energy state. They hide deep in the layer of debris found in the forest floors and grassy areas where they live and use the heat of the earth to stay warm. When snow falls, it even helps to insulate them.
Greenville's Gourmet Guide: 4 Pizzas You Can't Miss
In this article, we'll be exploring four exceptional pizzerias located in Greenville. Have you had the pleasure of tasting their delicious offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Fire breaks out at Northview High School concession stand
PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Crews responded to a fire at the Northview High School concession stand Friday morning. The fire was initially reported when smoke was seen coming from the concession stand facility by the school's football stadium. Firefighters found a fire in the kitchen area and quickly extinguished it.
Voters Renew Fire Millages in Kent, Ottawa (MI) Counties
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Voters in two townships in Kent and Ottawa counties have approved renewing taxes that support their respective fire departments. Solon Township voters approved a fire millage renewal Tuesday, Feb. 27, by vote of 402 to 152, according to the unofficial results from the Kent County Clerk’s Office.
Deputies: Woman dies by suicide after stabbing boyfriend
A woman is believed to have died by suicide after she stabbed her boyfriend in the bicep early Saturday morning, deputies say.
Several Kent County district courts to offer amnesty program
Three Kent County district courts will waive fees in an effort to encourage people to resolve any outstanding issues they may have. The amnesty program is in collaboration with several courts: the Grand Rapids’ 61st District Court, Kentwood’s 62-B District Court and the 63rd District Court, which covers several Kent County municipalities.
Today the gas price is close to $3.42 in Belding as of 2024-03-01. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.331, a week ago the price is $3.267 , according to AAA.
Warmer winter could lead to tick-heavy summer, officials warn
The Kent County Health Department is warning not only are ticks returning earlier, but there will be more than usual.
Weather Whiplash – 70 Degrees and Sunny to Winter Weather Advisory in West Michigan
With the sun out and temps over 70, it might be hard to believe - but a Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for West Michigan. On Tuesday I definitely saw more than a few people in shorts - even one guy in shorts AND a tank-top. My first thought was, "Oooh, this is going to make tomorrow even worse..."
Woman dies while trying to save pets in West Michigan house fire, police say
MASON COUNTY, MI – A 60-year-old woman died while trying to rescue her pets from her home after it caught fire, Michigan State Police said. The fire was reported just before 1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 26, at a Sheridan Township home. Police did not release the home’s address.
USA Today: Meijer Gardens No. 1 sculpture park
USA Today has released its Top 10 sculpture parks and gardens across the United States, and one West Michigan park was top of the list.