Thursday Apr 17
State of Michigan
MDOT to begin lifting weight restrictions in lower peninsula on April 21
April 17, 2014 -- Effective 8 a.m. Monday, April 21, weight restrictions will be lifted from the southern Michigan border north to and including the entire stretch of US-10 from Ludington, Mason County, east to and including M-25 and the entire thumb area.
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Thursday Apr 17
WTKG-AM Grand Rapids
Naked Body Identified From Tattoos
Police in Wisconsin say they believe they have identified a man whose body was found on a remote beach north of Ludington.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Autopsy reveals new details about body found along Mason County beach
Autopsy results have revealed new details about the body discovered Tuesday on a remote part of Lake Michigan beach in Mason County.
Midday Muskegon headlines: Muskegon River flooding, body on beach, share prom photos
Kathy Benson looked cold Wednesday, while driving an all-terrain vehicle down a mucky, flooded area of Bayne Road in Cedar Creek Township near a rising Muskegon River.
Detroit Free Press
Convicted cop killer declared brain dead after prison suicide attempt
Eric Knysz sits in court prior to the start of his murder trial before Mason County's 51st Circuit Court Judge Richard I. Cooper in Ludington on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Report: Body found on Lake Michigan beach in Mason County
A body was found Tuesday on the shore of Lake Michigan north of Big Pointe Sable in Mason County, according to the Ludington Daily News .
Official: Man Who Killed Trooper Attempts Suicide
Authorities say a man who was sentenced to life in prison last week for the slaying of a Michigan state trooper tried to kill himself.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Report: Cleaner, updated S.S. Badger to set sail on May 16
The S.S. Badger in Ludington is undergoing some major improvements, but will be set to sail on May 16, according to the Mason County Press.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Michigan State Police honors Mason County Prosecutor Paul Spaniola for work on trooper murder case
Mason County Prosecutor Paul Spaniola was recently honored by the Michigan State Police for his efforts prosecuting Eric John Knysz for the murder of state Trooper Paul K. Butterfield II.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Report: National Guard soldier from Fruitport gets jail for assaulting Mason County jail officer
A Michigan National Guard soldier from Fruitport was sentenced to jail Tuesday, April 8, for assaulting a Mason County jail officer, the Mason County Press reported.
Live coverage: Eric Knysz sentencing for murder of Michigan State Police Trooper Paul Butterfield
The sentencing of Eric John Knysz for the murder of Michigan State Police Trooper Paul K. Butterfield II was scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 8. MLive Muskegon Chronicle is covering the sentencing live, with updates as they happen posted in the comments section below this story.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Second day of the preliminary examination for Sean Phillips for open...
Ludington police officer Tony Kuster listens to a question from Donna Pendergast, first assistant attorney general for the criminal division during testimony at the preliminary examination for Sean Phillips in Mason County's 79th District Court in Ludington before Judge Peter J. Wadel on April 4, 2014.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Judge To Hear Evidence In 'Baby Kate' Murder Case
A 24-year-old west Michigan man accused of killing his infant daughter is facing an important hearing to determine if there's enough evidence to send the case to trial.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Audio released of trooper's fatal shooting of Ludington-area man
Warning: Due to the graphic nature of this audio and video, discretion is advised.
Baby Kate murder case heads to court nearly 3 years after she vanished
On Thursday and Friday, April 3 and 4, baby Kate's father will face a judge for the first courtroom airing of the prosecution claim that he murdered her.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Police: DNA links prisoner to 2011 looting of Bay County rest area vending machines
About two and a half years on, police say DNA evidence has linked an imprisoned Manistee man to the looting of vending machines at two Bay County highway rest areas.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Traffic stop turned drug bust: Scottville woman arrested for alleged pot, meth possession
A Scottville woman ended up behind bars late Friday, March 21 following a traffic stop in Mason County's Branch Township.