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    Squirrels do the pumpkin carving: Videos featured on FOX 17 Morning News

    Here is today’s collection of videos aired on FOX 17 Morning News: Squirrels carve face in pumpkin! This video was posted online by the Daily Mail with different music, but this is the original post from 2011 that is making the rounds on the web. - Racing quadcopters Take any remote-controlled flying thing, add several guys, and it’s time to race. Yes, these guys are racing quad-copters. And crashing them.

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    Viewer Photos: Jack-o-Lanterns in West Michigan

    West Michigan loves to carve pumpkins. Here are samples submitted by FOX 17 viewers. Click the Submit Your Photo button below to submit a photo of your pumpkin. (There may be a time delay before your photo appears online.)

  • Warning signs of a subscription scam

    Third party subscription companies have become so aggressive in recent months that The New York Times took out its own full page ad to warn about this scheme. Neal Stone told me a while back he almost fell for one of these bogus renewal notices. “When I saw the charge for Sports Illustrated, I figured it was my annual renewal,” he said. “Then I looked at the price, and it was $77.” That’s much more than he normally paid. The […]

  • Halloween Rocky Horror style on FOX 17 Morning News

    The crazies at Jib Jab make it possible to plug your pictures into Halloween videos.

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    Emergency crews respond to fire at Ionia Co. adult foster care home

    PALO, Mich. —  No injuries were reported Thursday night after an adult foster care home in Palo caught on fire. Ionia County dispatchers say the fire at the Church Street facility was reported at approximately 10:28 p.m.   Crews were still on the scene as of 11:20 p.m. It’s unclear how severely the building was damaged.  The cause of the fire is unknown.

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    Bald spot on lawn outside daughters’ window leads to father’s disturbing discovery

    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — A bald spot under a father’s 8 and 11-year-old daughters’ window caused him to make a disturbing discovery, WFTV reports. Orange County deputies said the father, who did not want to be identified, caught a man looking into the window. The suspect had reportedly moved a cinder block from the backyard to get a better look in the window. When the father caught the Peeping Tom in the act, he yelled at him to get away […]

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    Deputies: Man who fled Mason Co. courthouse after sentencing arrested

    MASON COUNTY, Mich. — A 21-year-old man was arrested Thursday after officials say he fled the Mason County Courthouse after being sentenced.  Deputies from the Mason County and Lake County sheriff’s offices apprehended Dylan Hansen at a home near Baldwin.   Hansen was sentenced to 292 days in jail Wednesday for probation violations.  Those violations were failing to pay fines/costs and failing to obey sentencing guidelines for domestic violence charges. Ludington Police say he fled the courthouse shortly after that […]

  • Is your financial advisor scamming you?

    WEST MICHIGAN —  Jaime Westenbarger from Forest Hills Financial talks about four different ways you can tell if your financial advisor is scamming you in this week’s Financial Fix.

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    FBI most-wanted suspect Eric Frein in custody in Pennsylvania

    (CNN) — After nearly seven weeks on the run, suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein is in custody, Pennsylvania State Police spokeswoman Connie Devens said Thursday. “I can confirm that we have taken Eric Frein into custody. Further information will be released at a later time. No further information will be released or confirmed at this time,” she said in an email to reporters. According to a federal law enforcement source, Frein was caught hiding in a building at the […]