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  • Deputy shot with crossbow, suspect killed

    CATO TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A Montcalm County deputy was airlifted to a Grand Rapids hospital late Friday after he was shot with a crossbow. Family of the injured deputy confirmed to FOX 17 he is Michael Kotenko. As of Saturday afternoon, investigators said the deputy was in stable condition. The incident happened late Friday night as Montcalm County deputies and an officer from the Michigan State Police Lakeview Post were serving an arrest warrant for felony charges at a home in the 8000 block of Townline Road. While at […]

  • Man stabbed in Battle Creek, suspect in custody

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — One person has been arrested after stabbing a man in Calhoun County. According to Battle Creek Police, a 59-year-old man was stabbed in the 200 block of North 24th Street. It happened just before 1 early Sunday morning. The man was taken to a local hospital and his injuries are considered non-life-threatening, according to police. The suspect is in custody at the Calhoun County Jail.

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    Police: Woman arrested after stabbing man in chest

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — One man is recovering after being stabbed by a woman on the northeast side of Grand Rapids early Sunday morning. It happened just after 12:30a.m. on Caledonia Street near Taylor Avenue. Police say the two were fighting when the woman stabbed the man in the chest. His injury is non-life-threatening, according to police. The woman was arrested. Her identity is being withheld pending arraignment. The incident is still under investigation.

  • ArtPrize announces Top 20 in Jurors Shortlist

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — On Monday evening, ArtPrize Seven announced the Jurors Shortlist of entries that would be in the running to take home the $200,000 Juried Grand Prize. Artists from around the world have come to our city to showcase their art and dream of going home with one of the two big cash prizes. The shortlist revealed the jurors’ favorites and a couple of them are from Michigan. Four ArtPrize Seven category award jurors revealed their shortlists of five […]

  • Missing Kent County woman found alive with minor injuries

    COURTLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. — The Kent County Sheriff’s Department reports a missing Courtland Township woman has been found alive. Police said Heather Barcarella was found in a wooded area near her home with very minor injuries Saturday afternoon. She was taken to a local hospital for treatment. Barcarella’s family reported her missing Friday evening after realizing she wasn’t home and didn’t have her personal belongings or required medication with her.

  • Family escapes Newaygo County house fire

    GRANT TOWNSHIP, Mich. —Firefighters responded Sunday morning to a “fully involved” fire at a home in Newaygo County. Dispatchers said the fire started just after 4 a.m. at the home in the 3400 block of West 104th Avenue, near Wisner and Bagley. The family living there made it out safely, no one was injured, according to dispatchers. It is unclear what started the fire.

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    Child injured in vehicle crash, alcohol likely factor

    COURTLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A child is in the hospital after a crash in Kent County. Deputies said it happened just before 9 p.m. Saturday night at the intersection of 13 Mile Road and Myers Lake Avenue. According to the Kent County Sheriff’s Department, the driver of a Volvo SUV ran a stop sign and hit a Chevy Tahoe SUV with two adults and three children inside. A 10-year-old boy was ejected from the truck and suffered a head injury. He […]

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    One person treated following Portage mobile home fire

    PORTAGE, Mich.– One person was treated for smoke inhalation during a fire at a home Saturday morning. Dispatchers say the residence was “fully involved” in flames just before 5 AM on the 5100 block of Kibby’s Circle in Portage. According to dispatchers,  Portage Public Safety firefighters and officers arrived on scene to find a 30-year-old male who had escaped the fire. The man was treated at the scene and said he was unsure if anyone remained inside of the home. Firefighters were […]

  • Shoppers wait all night for Friday morning opening of Trader Joe’s

    Trader Joe’s opens on 28th Street