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Muskegon man who died in police shootout took own life

May. 04, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — A western Michigan man who died in an exchange of gunfire with state police last month took his own life, prosecutors said Wednesday. A report from the Muskegon County Prosecutor’s Office said Joseph Miller, 37, of Muskegon died by suicide, not by gunshots...

Detroit's Chansey Willis Jr. wins Michigan AP D1 hoops POY

Apr. 07, 2022 18:46 PM EDT

The 2021 Michigan Associated Press Division 1 boys basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of 12 Michigan sportswriters. ___ Player of the Year: Chansey Willis Jr., Detroit King ___ First-Team All-State Chansey...

Williamston's Mason Docks wins Michigan AP D2 basketball POY

Apr. 06, 2022 18:03 PM EDT

DIVISION 2 The 2021 Michigan Associated Press Division 2 boys basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of 12 Michigan sportswriters. ___ Player of the Year: Mason Docks, Williamston ___ First-Team All-State ...

Police identify 2 men shot by officers in separate incidents

Apr. 05, 2022 18:36 PM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Police on Tuesday identified two men fatally shot by officers from different agencies in separate incidents in western Michigan. Joseph Miller, 37, of Muskegon was the burglary suspect two state troopers shot after he drew a gun when they confronted him...

AP names Ypsilanti Arbor Prep's Petticord top Div. 3 player

Apr. 04, 2022 20:05 PM EDT

The 2022 Associated Press Division 3 girls’ basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of eight Michigan sportswriters. Player of the Year: Mya Petticord, Ypsilanti Arbor Prep Coach of the Year: Aleah Holcomb, Kent City First Team All-State ...

Michigan AP D4 hoops player of the year: Mia Riley of Fowler

Apr. 04, 2022 19:52 PM EDT

The 2022 Associated Press Division 4 girls’ basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of eight Michigan sportswriters. Player of the Year: Mia Riley, Fowler Coach of the Year: Nathan Goerge, Fowler First Team All-State Mia...

AP Division 4 basketball All-State boys team

Apr. 04, 2022 19:21 PM EDT

The 2021 Associated Press Division 4 boys basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of 12 Michigan sportswriters. Player of the Year: Brady Titus, Wyoming Tri-Unity Christian First-Team All-State Brady Titus, Wyoming Tri-Unity Christian, Sr. ...

Police fatally shoot 2 men in separate W Michigan incidents

Apr. 04, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Police from different agencies shot and killed two men in separate incidents Monday in western Michigan, authorities said. Two state troopers fatally shot a burglary suspect who drew a gun when they confronted him around 3 p.m. near Muskegon, Michigan...

Judge: Van owned by convicted killer of 2 will be destroyed

Mar. 30, 2022 11:59 AM EDT

MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — A minivan owned by a man serving life sentences for the slayings of two women in western Michigan will be destroyed, a judge has ruled. A Muskegon County judge ruled March 25 in favor of prosecutors' motion to allow authorities to destroy the vehicle rather...

Muskegon woman dies after her car crashes into school bus

Mar. 23, 2022 09:54 AM EDT

SPRING LAKE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Muskegon woman died after her car rear-ended a school bus in western Michigan, police said. The 47-year-old woman's car collided Tuesday afternoon with the rear of a Grand Haven Area school bus on U.S. 31 in Ottawa County's Spring Lake Township,...