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    High-speed chase ends in arrest of Constantine man

    CONSTANTINE TWP, Mich. — Deputies in St. Joseph County say officers were led on a high-speed chase Wednesday that went through several residents yards, causing damage. It happened around 6:15 p.m. Wednesday on Riverside Drive and Vistula Road. Deputies say they tried to stop the 18-year-old man for speeding but he continued driving at a high rate of speed. The pursuit ended after the suspect veered off into a field north of Riverside Drive near Oxbow Lane. The car got stuck on […]

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    West Michigan gymnastics team honors local veterans

    LOWELL, Mich.— Young gymnasts and members of our military came together for a very special event Saturday. The Lowell gymnastics team held it’s third annual salute and tribute to our men and women who have served or are currently serving. Dozens of gymnasts and military members filled Lowell High School. Each teammate wore a custom leotard with the name of who they were honoring, and a patch of the military branch in which they served. Dozens of veterans attended, the […]

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    Police in Ionia arrest man lurking around local business

    IONIA, Mich. — An Ionia Department of Public Safety officer on routine patrol Thursday noticed a man lurking around a local business around 11:30 p.m. Thursday night. That officer stopped the subject and searched him. Police say they found an illegal handgun as well as crack cocaine, heroin and marijuana. That suspect, who police have not yet named, was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon, felony drug charges and felony firearms possession. He remains at the Ionia County Jail awaiting arraignment […]

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    Hundreds of homeless people in Grand Rapids to get free pizza New Year’s Day

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — For the second year in a row, hundreds of homeless people in Grand Rapids will be starting the new year off with a pizza all thanks to Flo’s pizzeria. Employees with the pizzeria will hit the streets New Year’s Day and handout 101 pizzas to the homeless. That is one more pizza than the restaurant handed out last year because they want to add a pizza each year they do this. But they can’t do it alone. Flo’s […]

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    Home for the Holidays: Soldiers and Veterans reunite with families at Ford International Airport

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -There’s no place like home for the holidays, and that’s why the Gerald R. Ford International airport is partnering with the Patriot Guard Riders of West Michigan to welcome troops home during one of the busiest travel days of the year.   American flags, hugs, and tears of joy filled the airport Friday with a very special welcoming for our soldiers and veterans coming home for the holidays. “This is called Operation Hand Shake and we do this […]

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    No injuries in Portage house fire, cause unknown

    PORTAGE, Mich. – There were no residents or firefighters injured in an overnight house fire, according to the Portage Department Of Public Safety. Crews were called to the 100 block of Barberry Avenue Friday around 7:45 p.m. for calls of a possible structure fire. Upon arrival, firefighters could see smoke and fire coming from the back of the home above the kitchen. The fire was quickly put out and crews stayed on scene to clear out the attic. The cause […]

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    Video: Deputies in Ottawa County spread Christmas spirit at Jenison Meijer

    JENISON, Mich. – Some shoppers making their last minute purchases at the Meijer, 550 Baldwin St., in Jenison were caught off guard by several deputies from the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office. Those deputies handing out ‘tickets’ to customers loitering in the baking aisles or driving their mobility scooters ‘recklessly’. Officers handed out gift cards, lots of handshakes, and in one instance even a kiss. Check out the video above and photos below, courtesy of the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office.

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    Final chance to check out Oceana Hispanic Center’s live nativity

    HART, Mich. — Christmas Eve is your last chance to check out the recreation of the journey of Mary and Joseph from Nazareth to  Bethlehem as members of West Michigan’s Hispanic community celebrate Los Posadas. The event will be held from now until Christmas Eve beginning at 7 p.m. at the Oceana Hispanic Center, 109 Washington St., in Hart. Members if the group will dress as characters in the reenactment and go door to door asking for shelter, just like […]

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    Know the Law -Rights for Airline Passengers

    Your flight has been canceled. Your luggage has been lost. You’ve been bumped from a flight. At some point in your life, you’ve likely experienced frustration with the airline industry. But what exactly are your rights as an airline passenger when such inconveniences happen? Under federal law, airline passengers have basic rights, and they may be compensated if the airline has violated those rights. An airline passenger’s basic rights are: • Price — The price you see on the ticket […]