Jeffrey Willis, already accused of abducting a 16-year-old girl last month, is now charged with the 2014 murder of Rebekah Bletsch.
There was a large police presence in the area Monday afternoon, hours after their escape.
A man charged with kidnapping a teen is now officially considered a person of interest in the disappearance of Jessica Heeringa.
A Muskegon woman was sentenced to two years in prison for lying to a federal grand jury.
Court documents revealed new information about what police found inside the van and home of a Muskegon County abduction suspect.
High temperatures near 80 degrees are on the horizon for West Michigan, but the threat of hypothermia is still high in Lake Michigan.
Jeffrey Willis was fired by Fruitport Community Schools in 1999, according to records obtained by 24 Hour News 8.
The prosecutor also said investigators are checking leads that may connect Willis to Jessica Heeringa and Rebekah Bletsch.
Authorities are searching an abandoned property connected to a Muskegon County abduction suspect.
A 16-year-old says she thought a stranger was going to kill her after he tried to abduct her, so she jumped out of a moving vehicle.
A Muskegon lawn care company will distribute some $38,000 to workers after failing to pay them overtime they were due.
Family wants to know if a man arrested for allegedly trying to kidnap a teen near Muskegon is linked to Jessica Heeringa’s disappearance.
A Muskegon Township man is being held on a kidnapping charge as police probe the possible link.
For the first time, Michigan may adopt minimum standards for court-appointed attorneys.
“Five years ago, we had people looking for work; now work is looking for people,” said Rep. Holly Hughes of Montague.