• Follow me on:

Recent Articles
  • Improving customer service skills

    WEST MICHIGAN — FOX 17 talks with Career Coach Mike Fettig about improving internal customer service skills.

  • Ottawa County Sheriff

    2 cars stolen in Ottawa Co. garage break-in

    GEORGETOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Two cars were stolen during a break-in in the 7200 block of Astronaut Drive, according to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department. Officials say the garage break-in happened between 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. Wednesday.  The suspects allegedly stole a white 2007 Saturn Sky with personalized plate KY9 that was in the garage. A green 2005 Chrysler 300 with plate BKD9706 was also stolen.  Officials say that vehicle was parked in front of the garage. Other […]

  • File photo

    House approves plan to assist Syrian rebels; Senate votes Thursday

    Washington (CNN) — The House on Wednesday approved President Obama’s request to arm and train Syrian rebels in the fight against ISIS. With significant opposition to the proposal in both parties, the vote was 273 -156. More than one third of the House — 71 Republicans and 85 Democrats — voted no. Many Republicans argue the strategy isn’t tough enough to defeat ISIS; many Democrats worry the plan could drag the United States into another long military engagement. The proposal […]

  • Student charged in Muskegon High School gun incident

    MUSKEGON, Mich. — A ninth grader who officials say brought a loaded gun to Muskegon High School Tuesday has been officially charged. According to the Muskegon County Prosecutor’s Office, the male student, whose name is not being released, was charged Wednesday with carrying a gun in a weapon-free zone and malicious destruction of police property. Muskegon school officials say the school was locked down just after 1 p.m. Tuesday because of the incident.  Students were released at 2:45 p.m., and […]

  • Group helps women entrepreneurs launch their business ventures

    Our Hook A Sista Up Mission:  Is to help women entrepreneurs launch their business ventures faster and sustain them longer through collaboration  and mentorship. HASU offers, one on one mentoring by HASU members, seminars, workshops and speaker series.

  • iphone copy generic

    Five iOS 8 features you’ll love

      (CNN) — You can’t get a new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus until Friday, but iOS 8, the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system, goes live on Wednesday September 17, 2014. The free download will be available to anyone with an iPhone 4S, 5, 5C or 5S. IOS 8 isn’t the radical upgrade that iOS 7 was, but it has a handful of new features that you’re bound to enjoy. Here’s a look at a few of […]

  • How to get medical cost info up front

  • 140915150608-nr-sot-baldwin-adrian-peterson-vikings-statement-00002319-tablet-large

    Vikings: Adrian Peterson will not play until legal troubles are resolved

    (CNN) — Running back Adrian Peterson will not play for the Minnesota Vikings until his legal issues are resolved, the team said early Wednesday. It’s a reversal of course for the Vikings. The team had earlier said that Peterson, who is facing a child abuse charge, would practice this week and could play in Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints In a statement early Wednesday, the team said Peterson has been placed on the NFL’s Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission list, which […]

  • 140916202751-erin-dnt-marquez-ray-rice-appeal-00010118-tablet-large

    NFL players’ union files Ray Rice appeal

    (CNN) — Ray Rice took the first step toward a possible return to the football field Tuesday evening when the NFL players’ union announced it had filed an appeal of his indefinite suspension by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Goodell initially had suspended the running back for two games without pay and fined him the equivalent of another game’s pay. Rice was just a few days away from the end of the original suspension when the commissioner decided to stiffen the […]