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ALAMEDA, Calif. — A U.S. Coast Guardsman currently stationed in Alameda will learn within weeks whether he will face a court-martial for murder in connection with the death of a shipmate in the wake of a drunken struggle in January in Alaska.

MANISTEE — A 29-year-old Kaleva male allegedly used a knife and shovel to assault his parents on Tuesday, according to a press release from Manistee County Undersheriff Kenneth O. Falk.


Dustin Allen Himes Jr., 25, no address listed, was arrested at approximately 5:45 a.m. after allegedly stealing a 2006 GMC Envoy from the Lowe’s parking lot, according to a release from the Mason County Sheriff’s Office.

David Joseph Wildfong, 44, of Scottville, will serve between two and 15 years in prison for third-degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC) involving a 13- to 15-year-old minor, according to records from 51st Circuit Court.


BEAR LAKE — A 24-year-old Bear Lake man was apprehended by deputies of the Manistee County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday morning following an incident that included putting a nearby school district in “secure mode.”

Heather Marie Vinton, 43, of Wahalla, was sentenced 90 days probation Monday in the 51st Circuit Court after Judge Susan Sniegowski imposed a delayed sentence for larceny more than $1,000 less than $20,000, larceny of a fire arm, and use of controlled substance, narcotic/cocaine Monday at th…

Kevin Paul Robbins, 56, of Ludington, was sentenced to 12 months in jail, and must serve six months up front for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor third offense Monday at 51st Circuit Court.

AMBER TWP. — Two men were apprehended by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office and a woman is still at-large in connection to a series of thefts from Walmart, Lowe’s, Home Depot and citizens, according to a press release from Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole.

A 39-year-old Luington man was sentenced to time in the Mason County Jail receiving stolen property and then pawning it Tuesday in 51st Circuit Court,

Despite letters written by his family and a statement read by the accused, Judge Susan K. Sniegowski sentenced a 32-year-old Baldwin man to time with the Michigan Department of Corrections Tuesday in 51st Circuit Court.

Tammy Gage, 57, of Custer was stopped by the Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated by drugs at 5:22 p.m. Tuesday.

David Melvin Kloss, 40, of Baldwin, was sentenced to 12 months in jail with 10 months to be served up front for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor, third offense and sentenced to 90 days in jail for operating a motor vehicle with license suspended, revoked and deni…

CAIRO (AP) — Just two days after rebel Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter declared a “final" and decisive battle for the capital Tripoli, heavy fighting raged for a 24-hour period between his troops and militias loosely allied with the internationally backed government based in the city, offici…