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Woman shot in the leg in Muskegon Hts.


MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. (WZZM) -- Police are investigating an early morning shooting that left one person injured.

It happened around 4 a.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Jefferson Street and Summit Avenue in Muskegon Heights.

Police say that Melissa Hill, 30, was getting into a car with an unknown person when she was shot in the leg. Her injuries are described as non-life threatening. Police are still looking for suspects.

Anyone with information is asked to call Muskegon Heights Police at 231-733-8900 or Silent Observer at 231-72-CRIME.


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Decision on Muskegon parking delayed


MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM) -- A decision on banning overnight street parking during the winter months in Muskegon has been delayed.

The measure would prohibit people from parking on the street daily between 2a.m. and 6a.m. from December 15 through the end of February.

The city manager believes that window would be enough to save plow drivers time and fuel.

The city commission decided Tuesday night to delay a decision and will take up the issue again on December 9.


Teen charged with burying newborn daughter denied bond


MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM) -- The Muskegon teenager accused of suffocating her baby and hiding the newborn's body behind an apartment building will stay in jail.

Jessica Brewster's attorney asked a judge to provide his client with an affordable bond while she waits for a December court hearing. The judge denied the request.

RELATED: Police: Teen mom smothered newborn daughter with towel

My Town: Where to find Santa and holiday cheer this season

My Town:  Where to find Santa and holiday cheer this season

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(West Michigan Tourist Association)-- It’s getting to be that time of year when good ole’ St. Nick starts getting his list out, and checking it twice. Find out where in West Michigan you can catch Santa Claus this holiday season, along with some other special events that will let you get in the Christmas mood.

 

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Live Reindeer at Silver Beach Carousel

Silver Beach Carousel has some jolly fun planned for the entire family! Come meet two live reindeer on Friday, Nov. 28, noon to 5 p.m., and Thursday, Dec. 18, 4 to 8:30 p.m. Come into Santa’s Christmas Corral in the Shadowland Ballroom where you can pet and have a professional keepsake photo taken with these friendly, gentle animals of North Pole fame.

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My Town: Tech Center Students “Go All Out” at National FFA Convention

My Town: Tech Center Students “Go All Out” at  National FFA Convention
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LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (MAISD)--  Eight students from the Environmental/Veterinary Sciences (EVS) program at the Muskegon Area Career Tech Center (MACTC) recently attended the 87th Annual National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisville, Kentucky, October 29–November 1, 2014.

This year’s theme was “Go All Out.” There, students were exposed to agricultural careers, colleges, workshops, entertainment,  and an expansive Career Show including Bayer Cropscience, Dow AgroSciences, John Deere, and others. 

My Town: Festival of Trees underway in Muskegon

My Town: Festival of Trees underway in Muskegon

MUSKEGON, Mich.-- The Muskegon Museum of Art invites the community to the opening of this traditional Festival of Trees, which runs through Nov. 30.

Come out and see Muskegon transformed with festive Christmas trees and décor, along with a model train display and a gingerbread village. There will also be special attractions throughout the month of November.

Festival hours: Daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sundays, 12 p.m.-5 p.m.; closed Thanksgiving

Admission: $7 per adult;  $3 per child ages 3 to 17;  $5 for museum members

Visit www.muskegonartmuseum.org/festival-of-trees for more information.

Muskegon leaders could adopt winter parking rules next week


MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM) -- The heavy snow has made it difficult to drive around West Michigan. Road crews are desperately trying to keep up. To make their job easier, some communities have winter parking rules in place.

Muskegon does not, but that could change next week.

The city council may now be ready to pass winter parking restrictions. At intersections like Larch and Elwood, the problem is evident: a dozen vehicles are all parked on the snow-covered streets. It creates an obstacle course for City of Muskegon plow driver Troy Marciniak.

"That is as close as I feel comfortable getting to it," Marciniak says of taking the plow down a constricted street.

Those vehicles are legally parked, but Marciniak says, "It makes it difficult with all of the vehicles in the way, for sure." It's even more troublesome when it's snowing and the vehicles are hard for plow drivers to see.