Michael Terpening and Steven Wilcox also tried to get money from online critics and a former prison pen pal, investigators say.
Investigators are warning residents of scammers that are posing as legitimate businesses.
How much snow did we get? Many in West Michigan saw a half a foot or more.
March came in like a lion Tuesday with up to 10 inches of new snow for parts of West Michigan.
Utility crews have restored power to thousands of homes and businesses left in the dark after Wednesday night’s powerful winter storm.
A Middleville man was among two people killed in a snowmobile crash in Canada.
West Michigan is digging out from the biggest snow of the season! Grand Rapids and Lansing received a record amount of snow.
Emergency responders in Barry County rescued a fisherman from Gun Lake on Monday after he fell through the ice.
Thousands of homes and businesses are without power as high winds whip through West Michigan.
A Barry County man who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a girl with Down syndrome has been sentenced to decades in prison.
Multiple organizations from across West Michigan are offering free tax filing assistance for low-income families.
Police believe between a man who ran into a home, claiming he was about to be shot and another crime about a half-mile away.
Residents have learned they’ll have to pay for the cleanup after a government contractor cleared trees from the banks.
The license holder for River Ridge AFC is facing charges after a former resident discovered she was missing several thousand dollars.
The home’s license holder admitted to forging a resident’s checks, police said.