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Muskegon girl critical after hit by car

CROCKERY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WZZM) -- Ottawa County deputies are investigating a car versus pedestrian crash that left a teenager in critical condition.

It happened around 8 p.m. Monday on State Road near 136th Avenue near Nunica.

Investigators say 15-year-old Cameron Smallegan was walking along the road with friends when she was hit by a car. The driver was a 50-year-old Muskegon woman.

Smallegan is being treated at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital.

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New Muskegon Co. juvenile transition center almost done

MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM) -- With Muskegon County finishing up a major construction project, another one is about to get underway.

Crews are putting the finishing touches on the new juvenile transition center, a $6 million building at the corner of Pine and Delaware streets in downtown Muskegon.

County leaders will dedicate the building on Thursday, October 16.

The new center can hold more juvenile offenders. It also includes education and recreation space. The building replaces the current youth home in Whitehall.

The county is also preparing to start construction on a new $2 million downtown transit center.

Construction on that facility should begin in November.

The Morris Avenue terminal serves the Muskegon Area Transit System and Greyhound.

Depot to Depot Ride or Drive in White Lake & Muskegon areas

Depot to Depot Ride or Drive in White Lake & Muskegon areas

October 4th, 11th & 18th from 10:00am to 4:00pm

Travel along some of Michigan’s most beautiful scenic drives. It’s the ninth annual Depot to Depot, Muskegon County Fall Color Tour. You will have three Saturdays to experience the vibrant colors of the woods, dunes and water! Free pumpkins to children while they last.

Drive or bike this self-guided touring route to visit historic sites, enjoy nature and get your picture taken in front of spectacular Lake Michigan.

Those who participate in this FREE event receive discounts to area museums, fine fall refreshments, and coupons from area businesses. Stop at seven of the designated sites during these three Saturdays, get your map stamped, turn it in at either depot and you will be eligible to win either two round trip passes on the Lake Express Ferry, high-speed ferry service between Muskegon and Milwaukee OR two tickets to Muskegon’s own Michigan’s Adventure Amusement and Water Park to use in the 2015 season.

Teens arrested for Muskegon robbery

MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM) - Two Muskegon teens have been arrested as suspects in several armed robberies in recent months.

Muskegon Police arrested the two Friday. They arrested specifically for an armed robbery of a 62-year-old man and his 29-year-old son on the evening of September 14th in the 400 block of W. Grand Ave. The teens were armed with handguns. The victims were not hurt.

Police say the two are suspects in several other crimes around Muskegon. Police served search warrants at several locations and found more evidence of the teen's involvement in other cases.

The teens are currently being held in the Muskegon County Youth home.

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Michigan Works! Hosts Construction Trades Hiring Event

Michigan Works! Hosts Construction Trades Hiring Event

Muskegon (September 29, 2014) – Michigan Works! Muskegon-Oceana will host a Construction Trades Hiring Event on Friday October 3rd at the Michigan Works Service Center in Muskegon.  There are immediate openings for the following positions:


  • TRAVELING COMMERCIAL SUPERINTENDENTS (small-medium retail projects)

Requirements: 3 years experience, driver’s license, supervisory, blueprints

  • TRAVELING COMMERCIAL CARPENTERS (small-medium retail projects)

Requirements: finish and rough finish, driver’s license, blueprints

  • CARPENTERS (concrete form work, general trade, stud & drywall, flooring, building scaffolding, highway bridge work, & welders)

Requirements: Entry level, knowledge of basic hand tools, measurements

Muskegon Catholic Central stomps Fruitport

MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM) -- Muskegon Catholic Central rolled past Fruitport 56-0 Friday night and improved to a perfect 5-0.

The Crusaders led 35-0 at the end of the first quarter and 49-0 at the half.

Muskegon Oakridge tops Ravenna

RAVENNA, Mich. (WZZM) -- Muskegon Oakridge scored 20 points in the second quarter and it proved to be the difference in a 36-20 win over Ravenna Friday night.

Five different players scored touchdowns for the Eagles, who improved to 4-1 on the season.