Graduate of Purdue University, Brody Carter is one of the newest members on the Fox 17 news team. Upon graduation, Brody uprooted his life moving to Texas where he was a multi-media journalist. After some time, Brody took a job with Fox 17 as a news reporter and he’s proud to call West Michigan his new home. His free time is spent playing guitar, snow-boarding and tracking down leads on any stories in the area.

Recent Articles
  • Gun Lake dock expansion causing growing concerns

    BARRY COUNTY, Mich — A local marina on Gun Lake is looking to more than double the number of boats able to dock, local residents are now fighting back after calling for a public meeting with the DEQ. The controversy began back in 2016 when Lucas Spoor, the current Property Manager at The Landing On Gun Lake, purchased a lot along Marsh Road in Orangeville Township, building a dock for roughly 20 boats. According to public documents and the locals, […]

  • Play ball! Muskegon West Softball Little League saved by generous donations

    MUSKEGON, Mich. – A softball little league is back on the roster after having $500 worth of stolen equipment reimbursed by many generous donors in the community. It’s a story we first told you about Monday, Muskegon West Softball Little League forced to forfeit the season after $500 worth of baseball bats, helmets, and catcher’s equipment was stolen just two weeks before opening day. After watching FOX 17’s original story surrounding the theft, Muskegon Parole Office employees surprised the little […]

  • WWII veteran wins two Detroit Tigers season tickets in Michigan Lottery

    MUSKEGON, Mich. – World War II veteran Stanley Jastrzembski was given a winning Michigan Lottery ticket from his son for his 94th birthday that is good for two 2018 Detroit Tigers box seat season tickets. The tickets were part of a recent promotion by the Michigan Lottery. Jastrzembski’s son bought the tickets on a whim since his father’s favorite team has always been the Tigers. 94-yr-old wins MI lottery promo: 2 box seat season tix for the 2018 #detroittigers Catch […]

  • Sheriff: Doctor performs liposuction in pole barn, under investigation for criminal charges

    GLENN, Mich. – Possible criminal charges are being considered for the doctor allegedly responsible for performing liposuctions in a pole barn. Allegan County Sheriff Frank Baker says the investigation is being turned over to Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) and the Allegan County Health Department after investigators learned the doctor was performing the procedures in the building along 114th Avenue in Glenn. “Our deputies were called to respond to that location in Glenn regarding a subject who was having difficulty […]

  • Kelloggsville schools, Wyoming PD investigating altercation at high school

    WYOMING, Mich. – Wyoming Police and Kelloggsville school officials are investigating a recent altercation that took place near Kelloggsville High School. Investigators are now recommending some form of an assault charge against an unidentified teenage boy for allegedly attacking Jennifer Fenstemaker while walking home from school. Fenstemaker says an argument that started in school became physical during her daily walk home. “I think my nose is broken,” Fenstemaker said. “When I hit the ground my feet came back and hit […]

  • 43 people sworn in as US citizens in Grand Haven

    GRAND HAVEN, Mich. – 43 people became American Citizens at the Loutit District Library Thursday in the Grand Haven’s 18th naturalization ceremony in two years. “With today’s total of 43, that brings us to 610 new citizens over the past two years,” said John Martin, director of Loutit District Library. 22 different countries were represented Thursday, where friends and family gathered to celebrate the special occasion. A former political refugee himself, Mick Dedvukaj, District Director for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration […]

  • City celebrates end of sewage overflows into the Grand River

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Three decades and $400 million later, the city of Grand Rapids publicly celebrated a much cleaner Grand River Tuesday. City leaders, past and present, honored the men and women who were part of one of what they called the “greatest environmental success stories” in the history of Grand Rapids – the removal of sewage from the Grand River. The combined sewage overflow separation project separated sewage from storm water, which used to flow into the Grand […]

  • STD’s on the rise in Kent Co., Health Dept. offering free testing

    KENT COUNTY, Mich. – Startling numbers when it comes to sexually transmitted diseases are prompting the Kent County Health Department to raise awareness with free walk-in testing for gonorrhea, chlamydia, and HIV during the week of April 17-21. “The CDC says 1-in-2 sexually active people under the age of 25 will get an STD,” said April Hight, Public Health Program Supervisor for Personal Health Services at the Kent County Health Department. In 2015, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention […]

  • Ottawa Co. parks getting updated rules signs

    OTTAWA COUNTY, Mich. – From picking up after your dog to not exposing one’s self in public, Ottawa Co. Parks & Recreation Commission are replacing 90 rules signs to make them a better place to visit. More than 60 rules and regulations are spelled out in full and posted in every park in the county, many of which are already covered by state and local laws. Jason Boeger, Coordinator of Park Maintenance and Operations for Ottawa Co. Parks says they […]