Kent County News
Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
7 hrs ago | WHTC
The Ottawa County Health Department sent letters to the parents and guardians of the Dutch on Monday, notifying them that an unidentified student was "recently diagnosed with pertussis, commonly referred to as whooping cough" and that the ailing student is receiving "appropriate antibiotic therapy" at this time.
Are You as Liberal as President Obama?
How much do you know about Islam?
The former Campus Elementary lunchroom aide who allegedly paid $1 to have a fourth-grader "roughed up" by classmates was arrested Tuesday, Dec. 3, according to the Grand Rapids Police Department.
The Kent County Health Department is offering tips to residents to avoid gastrointestinal illness after reports of an increase in illness reported by Michigan Department of Community Health.
The owner of The Village at Knapp's Crossing has come to an agreement with creditors and U.S. Bankruptcy Court officials who had threatened to send the stillborn shopping center into Chapter 7 liquidation.
Methamphetamine addiction can lead to loss of hair and teeth but for one Comstock Park couple it led to a loss of freedom.
Two men have come forward prior to the August 2014 primary, and both aim to represent the 73rd District in varying capacities.
A three-year court battle over the interpretation of the Michigan Marijuana Act as it pertains to collective grow operations has come to a likely conclusion with a plea agreement in Kent County Circuit Court.
A former Grand Rapids Schools paraprofessional will spend 19 months to 15 years in prison for the inappropriate touching of two middle school girls.
Rescue teams were called to a pond near the RiverTown Crossings Mall in Grandville around 1pm on December 2 after reports were called in of a male struggling in the pond adjacent to the mall.
Moments before his trial was set to begin in Kent County Circuit, Chad Eric Servis pleaded guilty to trying to lure with bad intent 10- and 11-year-old boys in a Wyoming park.
Extra enforcement for Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks program Dec. 2-13 ; Electronic Message Boards to Feature Safe Driving Reminder Officers from six law enforcement agencies will conduct Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks program enforcement on U.S. 131 and I-196 in Kent and Ottawa counties today through Dec. 13. They will look for ... (more)
A woman accused of hoarding more than 20 animals in a residential home in Grand Rapids in mid-November has told authorities she now has close to 40 dogs.
"I never had children and I love children so I called the Santa Claus Girls one day and asked if they could use the hats" said Judy Blain.
The Michigan appeals court has agreed to hear two cases to determine whether someone fired for using medical marijuana still can collect unemployment benefits from the state.