JUST IN: Man fatally stabs another man in Ionia, claims self defense


A man fatally stabbed another man in Ionia on Sunday evening, claiming self defense.

Ionia County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 200 block of Phillip Court south of Ionia at 7:26 p.m. on the report of a stabbing.

Defense attorney argues self-defense in alleged Howard City bar stabbing, which left 3 men injured

An attorney is arguing self-defense for his client, a Pierson man who is charged with stabbing two other men at a Howard City-area bar and restaurant over Labor Day weekend.

Jason Parker, 36, of Pierson is charged with two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon (a knife).

JUST IN: Pierson man charged with stabbing Howard City man, Catch 120 bar and restaurant manager


A Pierson man was charged with stabbing a Howard City man as well as a bar and restaurant manager in the early morning hours of Sunday just north of Howard City.

Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies were sent to Catch 120 bar and restaurant in the 20000 block of West Edgar Road (M-46) in Reynolds Township at approximately 2:10 a.m. to a report of a report of a stabbing in which two men were injured.