Newborn Found in Newaygo County

A newborn baby is found on the side of the road in Newaygo County. According to the Sheriff's Office, the baby was found yesterday morning, near White Cloud, by someone who was walking their dog. The newborn still had the umbilical cord attached to her. The baby was found with bumps and bruises but is alive and was sad to be less than six hours old. The 14-year-old mother was found and her and the baby were both taken to Gerber Hospital in Fremont. Both are in fair condition. It is unknown if the mother will face criminal charges. Under Michigan's "safe haven" law, a person can give up a newborn within 72 hours of birth to an emergency provider.

Beach Hazard Warning

A beach hazard warning remains in effect through tonight. Swimmers are advised to avoid the water as high wave currents and dangerous swimming conditions are expected. Such as, strong structural and longshore currents... making it difficult to return to shore. Affected areas include Muskegon State Park, Mears State Park and Stearns Park. Winds will reach up to 25 miles per hour creating four to eight foot waves.


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