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Driver pleads in Fourth of July crash that killed 22-year-old motorcyclist, no jail time expected

mlive.com — GRANDVILLE, MI - A 27-year-old Wyoming man has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor crime after police say he drove his pick-up truck through a red light killing a 22-year-old motorcyclist. Jeffrey Scott Kosters of Wyoming pleaded no contest to moving violation causing death in the July 4 crash where Grandville Police say Kosters' pick-up truck ran a red light and struck the motorcycle driven by Tad Michael Deberg.
Sep 23, 2014

RT @GRPBarton: Driver pleads in Fourth of July crash that killed 22-year-old motorcyclist, no jail expected mlive.com/news/grand-rap… pic.twitter.com/5hH0I7zdcH

Sep 23, 2014

Driver pleads in Fourth of July crash that killed 22-year-old motorcyclist, no jail expected mlive.com/news/grand-rap… pic.twitter.com/5hH0I7zdcH

Sep 23, 2014

Convicted murderer Michael Lawrence sends card to 5-year-old son; prosecutor says it's witness tampering s.mlive.com/sw1jUoM via @mlive

Sep 23, 2014

Convicted murderer Michael Lawrence sends card to 5-year-old son; prosecutor says it's witness tampering s.mlive.com/sw1jUoM via @mlive

Sep 23, 2014

'Bold' wolf that bit researcher weighed 100 pounds, records show; most attacks now on another farm s.mlive.com/ccNu9Gm via @mlive

Sep 23, 2014

'Bold' wolf that bit researcher weighed 100 pounds, records show; most attacks now on another farm s.mlive.com/ccNu9Gm via @JB_Barnes

Detroit Lions' Dominic Raiola got into shouting match with Packers during coin flip

mlive.com — ALLEN PARK -- Never has it been more apparent that the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers really don't like each other. Green Bay offensive lineman Josh Sitton called Detroit's defensive line "dirtbags" and "scumbags" before a Thanksgiving Day game last year.
Sep 23, 2014

Dominic Raiola dishes on what happened during his shouting match w/ the Packers during Sunday's coin flip bit.ly/1rlSb6d

ArtPrize Curmudgeon returns: The time is nigh for the event we love and hate, but mostly tolerate

mlive.com — GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Today, the eve of ArtPrize 2014, is a day of apprehension for some. It is a day when I see in your eyes the same fear that would take the heart of me. Today, we who dwell downtown in toil, face 19 days of suburban tourists and bussed schoolchildren, hemmed together in impenetrable throngs.

MLive Detroit Football Rankings for Week 5 - 9/23/14

highschoolsports.mlive.com — Virtually no movement in the overall MLive Detroit football rankings. However, Detroit East English Village finds its way back while Northville moves up a slot. Let us know what you think in the comments section below. These are teams from the Wayne, Oakland and Macomb County coverage areas.

Former Michigan QB Michael Taylor: 'We've become (a) propaganda football team,' and change is needed

mlive.com — Taylor spoke with 105.1-FM's Ryan and Rico Show on Tuesday, expressing frustrations with the way former Michigan players are treated, with the way Rich Rodriguez was treated, and with Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon -- who Taylor says should not be allowed to "Make another decision at Michigan. Period."
Sep 23, 2014

Former Michigan QB Michael Taylor: 'We've become (a) propaganda football team,' and change is needed @MLIve bit.ly/Y1Bqls

Conference favorites to clash at Fifth Third Ballpark

highschoolsports.mlive.com — GRAND RAPIDS - OK Gold Conference favorites South Christian and Catholic Central are back on track after both squads started the season 0-2. One team will keep the momentum going Friday when the two squads clash at the West Michigan Whitecaps' field. It will be one of a number of key games this week.
Sep 23, 2014

OK Gold Conference favorites take rivalry to Fifth Third Ballpark bit.ly/1wJQ0di

Sep 23, 2014

Detroit City Council has votes to remove Kevyn Orr as EM, 'move forward,' Andre Spivey claims s.mlive.com/sQHgAl @mlivedetroit

Convicted murderer Michael Lawrence sends card to 5-year-old son; prosecutor says it's witness tampering

mlive.com — SAGINAW, MI - Convicted murderer Michael D. Lawrence recently sent a card from prison to his 5-year-old son. The card promised the boy "things would be better," prosecutors say. But the boy is a witness in a second homicide case prosecutors have built against Lawrence in connection with the death of his son's mother.
Sep 23, 2014

Michael Lawrence sends card to 5-year-old son; prosecutor says it's witness tampering mlive.com/news/saginaw/i… pic.twitter.com/7pOfREb39k

Stolen mattresses, pillows seized by Kalamazoo Township police for sale to the public

mlive.com — KALAMAZOO TOWNSHIP, MI -- Dozens of bedding products that were seized by police earlier this year will be sold at wholesale prices. More than $20,000 in stolen products were seized in April when Kalamazoo Township Police were investigating a man for organized retail crime.
Sep 23, 2014

Find out why the Kalamazoo Township Police Department may be the best place to buy mattresses this weekend. mlive.com/news/kalamazoo…

Detroit Lions rookie CB Mohammed Seisay shakes early nerves, penalty in professional debut

mlive.com — ALLEN PARK -- Detroit Lions rookie cornerback Mohammed Seisay had to overcome nerves not once, but twice in his professional debut. Promoted off the practice squad on Saturday, Seisay didn't expect to see the field beyond special team duties in Detroit's 19-7 win over the Green Bay Packers.
Sep 23, 2014

Detroit Lions rookie @SmooveSeisay admits nerves, but quickly shakes them in pro debut: bit.ly/1pqtSyR

Sep 23, 2014

Photos: Bald eagle saved by Coast Guard from Saginaw River recuperating in Bay County s.mlive.com/UsbNIwC #nature #eaglesfly #baldeagle