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  • Fred Garnish

    Sexual assault suspect wanted by Portage police after missed court hearing

    PORTAGE, Mich. — A 28-year-old sexual assault suspect was reported missing Monday by the Portage Department of Public Safety. According to a release, there is also a warrant out for Fred Thomas Garnish’s arrest because he recently failed to appear for a court hearing in Ottawa County regarding a sexual assault charge. He has not been seen since Monday, Oct. 13, and officials say he was making suicidal statements at that time. Officials believe Garnish left in his blue 2011 […]

  • Apple Pay

    Apple Pay launches today

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Apple Pay is finally here. The new mobile payments system for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus will be up and running this afternoon following the release of a software update for Apple’s iOS mobile operating system. Here’s a quick primer on the technology that could one day (but not today) render physical credit cards obsolete. How does it work? There are two ways to use Apple Pay. Apple Pay will let iPhone 6 and iPhone […]

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    Authorities identify man held in Indiana after bodies of 7 women found

    (CNN) — The 43-year-old Gary, Indiana, man in police custody in connection with the bodies of seven women found in Hammond and Gary has been identified as Darren Vann, according to Hammond Police Chief John Doughty. It started with one body at a motel in Hammond, Indiana. By the next day, a 43-year-old Gary man was in custody, and his confession, police say, would lead them to three other women’s bodies. They’d find three more the next day. The bodies […]

  • Classroom of the week: Mrs. Deboer’s 3rd grade class

  • Courtesy: NASA

    Comet buzzes Mars in historic flyby, NASA has front row seat

    (CNN) — It was the closest comet near-miss known to astronomers, but everything is alright. Comet Siding Spring shaved past a planet’s surface at one third the distance of the Earth to the moon. But it wasn’t Earth in the cross hairs — it was our neighbor Mars. Earth got lucky in more than one way. With a gang of NASA orbiters and rovers on and around Mars, their cameras and instruments got a historic front row seat on the […]

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  • Courtesy: U.S. Air Force

    Unmanned X-37B space plane lands, its exact mission a mystery

    Los Angeles (CNN)- Whatever it was doing up in space, we may never know, but the U.S. Air Force’s unmanned X-37B space plane returned to Earth this week, with still no details from the military on the nearly two-year mission. “The X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle mission 3 (OTV-3),” as the military calls it, touched down at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Friday morning after conducting experiments in orbit for 674 days, the military said. Conspiracy theorists endlessly conjecture […]

  • Game of the Week: Rockford vs. East Kentwood

  • Coaches Corner: Tony Kimbrough from East Kentwood

    FOX 17 talks with East Kentwood’s Tony Kimbrough after his team’s win over Rockford.