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No charges in 2 year old's death

MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM) - A Muskegon driver who hit and killed a toddler will not face criminal charges.

In early June, Albert Medino-Razo, 2, was riding his tricycle in an alley near Sixth Street and Grand Avenue when he was hit by an SUV.

The toddler's mother says she had previously asked the 45-year-old driver to slow down and told her son not to go near the alley because of speeding traffic.

The prosecutors reviewed the case and does not plan to file charges against the driver.

Grins and Grants - A Milestone Celebration of Giving

Grins and Grants - A Milestone Celebration of Giving

The Greater Muskegon Women and Children's Fund, a component fund of the Community Foundation for Muskegon County, recently reached the $100,000 milestone in giving back to the community.  Created in 1998 by the Greater Muskegon Service League, the Women and Children's Fund supports programs and projects that address the needs of women and children in the greater Muskegon area.

To celebrate, and to raise funds to continue this important work, the Women and Children's Fund board members are planning "Grins and Grants - A Milestone Celebration of Giving".  At 8:00 on November 13, Rachel Feinstein, comedian, takes the stage at the Frauenthal Center for Performing Arts with crowd pleasing impersonations and her ability to turn those awkward moments we’ve all experienced into hilarious incidents.   A pre-show reception and celebration beginning at 6:30 is open to all ticketholders, with delicious snacks from The Cheese Lady, cake, and a cash bar. 

Will your school's football game be suspended due to weather?

Will your school's football game be suspended due to weather?

Tonight's weather is starting to look a bit threatening. Most people know that lightening and thunder will force a game to be suspended, but we thought you might want to know the exact details regarding inclement weather game delays and suspensions.

Here are the official Contest Suspension Guidelines for Inclement Weather as listed on the MHSAA website:

Will your school's football game be suspended due to weather?

Will your school's football game be suspended due to weather?

Tonight's weather is starting to look a bit threatening. Most people know that lightening and thunder will force a game to be suspended, but we thought you might want to know the exact details regarding inclement weather game delays and suspensions.

Here are the official Contest Suspension Guidelines for Inclement Weather as listed on the MHSAA website:

Bicyclists ride to help United Way of the Lakeshore raise $3 million

RAVENNA, Mich. (WZZM) - United Way of the Lakeshore kicked off its fall fundraising campaign this year with a long bike ride. 18 people rode 100 miles and another 11 rode 50 miles. The group found others to sponsor their ride and donate to the United Way.

This year the agency has set a goal just over $3 million. New donors and those who increase their weekly support will be entered into a drawing for a new Harley Davidson motorcycle.

Christine Robere, President of the United Way of the Lakeshore says, "this is the time when we ask people to give-- give back what they can to support agencies and programs that provide services in education, income, and health."

United Way of the Lakeshore Day of Caring starts at 8:30 Friday morning. 800 volunteers will work together to improve Heritage Landing and Wesley Park.

Driver cannot remember deadly motorcycle crash

FOND DU LAC, Mich. (The Reporter) -- Although he is suffering from amnesia, the man accused of killing two men and injuring eight others when he drove into a group of motorcyclists on Highway 151 north of Fond du Lac in May has been ruled competent for future court proceedings.

Clinton Lovelace of Hilbert made an appearance Thursday afternoon in Fond du Lac County Circuit Court before Judge Gary Sharpe.

More than 30 bikers appeared in court in a show of support for the 12 Michigan motorcyclists who were traveling on Highway 151 in the town of Taycheedah May 31 when Lovelace allegedly crossed the center line and struck 10 of the bikers.

Muskegon receives $300,000 Homeland Security grant

MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM) - By next summer authorities will have another tool to respond to emergencies on the water.

This week, the Department of Homeland Security awarded a $300,000 grant to Muskegon County. The money will be used to buy and equip a rescue boat like one Ottawa County purchased a few years ago.

The boat will be docked in Muskegon and emergency officials will use it to search for missing swimmers, respond to boating accidents, and provide a security presence in Muskegon's harbor.