Leroy man in more hot water with authorities after making bomb threat

A Leroy man who threatened to blow up the Osceola County Court House is now in more trouble with authorities. Michigan State Police say Danny Vanas Jr. threatened to detonate a bomb in the 77th District Court in Osceola County, targeting at least one court official. Troopers say they were able to conduct a search warrant at Vanas home in Sherman Township and discovered an active meth lab inside. Law enforcement is continuing investigations into the bomb threat and discovered meth lab. Police say it's likely more arrests will be made.

Fatal accident in Ionia County still under investigation

A car accident in Ionia County today has left one dead. Around 7:15 this morning on M-66 and Grand River Ave. a mercury mystic and a semi collided. A 43 year old Portland woman who was driving a Mercury Mystic collided with a 52 year old male from Wyoming Michigan who was driving a semi tractor-trailer. The Mercury was stopped at the stop sign at westbound Grand River Ave. and when the driver began to cross the northbound lanes of M-66 she was struck by the northbound semi tractor-trailer.

Traffic deaths increase over the Christmas holiday weekend compared to a year ago

Michigan State Police have confirmed that preliminary reports indicate eight people lost their lives in eight separate traffic crashes during the 2011 lifesaver holiday weekend. In comparison, five people died in five traffic crashes during the 2010 lifesaver holiday weekend. Alcohol was not a known factor in any of the fatal crashes, but three of the eight victims were known to have not used restraints. (MRN)

MSP says traffic deaths declined over 2011 Thanksgiving holiday compared to last year

Fatal traffic crashes around the thanksgiving holiday in the state were down slightly this year. Michigan State Police say preliminary reports indicate six people lost their lives in six separate traffic crashes during the thanksgiving holiday weekend. in comparison, 10 people died in traffic crashes during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend a year ago. two of the victims were pedestrians. of the other four victims, it could be determined that two were wearing seat belts and one was unrestrained. (MRN)

Off-duty State Trooper arrested, arraigned in death of teenager

A Michigan State Police Trooper assigned to the Lakeview Post, has been arrested and arraigned in connection to the death of 16 year old Zachary Barber. 36-year old Daniel Parker is charged with manslaughter with a motor vehicle, moving violation causing death and moving violation causing serious impairment of bodily function.

Driver sent to hospital after leading police on high speed chase through 4 counties

Michigan State Police to close 14 branches permanently starting this month

Michigan State Police Trooper struck by car during traffic stop

Two charged with allegedly stealing money from Amish families

Updated: Mecosta Co. Sheriff's Deputies arrest Martiny Twp. man who threatened suicide


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