Items Tagged with 'Kent County'


Ex-officer won't be charged for holding gun to man's head

October 4, 2017
| By AP
A prosecutor said a local police officer who resigned after holding a gun to the head of a handcuffed robbery suspect won't be charged. Read More

County jails turning to life-skills programs

Kent County is in its sixth year of providing a re-entry program for inmates.

September 29, 2017
More Michigan counties are offering programs to keep inmates from returning to jail. Read More

District courts offer temporary waiver program

September 13, 2017
District courts in Kent County have announced a short-term program that waives the possibility of incarceration for those with certain types of outstanding warrants for debts to the court. Read More

Are jobs in skilled/professional trades attractive enough?

September 8, 2017
Conventional wisdom is one of the main culprits in the so-called skill shortage is that all Michigan kids are being pushed to get a four-year degree. Read More

Public Record

August 25, 2017
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Kent County buying land for parks

August 25, 2017
Kent County has approved land purchases that will expand two parks. Read More

Lawsuit: County jails in Michigan shouldn't work with ICE

August 25, 2017
| By AP
A Mexican native living in Wyoming has sued a Michigan sheriff's department, saying local authorities violate the rights of people they detain for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Read More

Public Record

August 18, 2017
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Street Talk: County moves to halt spread of methane

Economics 101.

August 11, 2017
The Kent County Department of Public Works discovered a migration of methane gas to the west of the Kentwood Landfill during routine monitoring in 2016. Read More

Public Record

August 4, 2017
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