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  • Founder of Waterfront Film Festival: It’s not cancelled this year

    SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. — The future of the Waterfront Film Festival is up in the air tonight following an  MLive report that the June festival in South Haven was cancelled. FOX 17’s Michele DeSelms spoke with founder and festival organizer Hopwood DePree, who says that comments made in an MLive story published Wednesday aren’t true. DePree says there will be a festival this year, but it’s now a question of where it will be held. Steffany Pobuda with the South Haven/Van […]

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    Police apologize for wrong information, report elderly hospice patient is still alive after house fire

    GEORGETOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. — An elderly man  is hospitalized following a house fire in Georgetown Township, according to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office. The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office issued an apology late Wednesday evening for initially confirming to media that 79-year-old Richard Hallwachs died from his injuries after being pulled from the home and rushed to the hospital. Shortly after 9:30 p.m., the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office apologized and said Hallwachs was still alive and in the hospital. His condition […]

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    U.S. Ambassador attacked in South Korea

    (CNN) — U.S. ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert was attacked in Seoul, possibly by more than one person, according to U.S. government sources in the U.S. and South Korea. Lippert was injured by a small razor blade, according to Seoul police. His injuries are not life threatening, according to Marie Harf, a State Department spokeswoman. According to South Korea’s YTN news channel, Lippert was about to deliver a speech at a breakfast being held at Sejong Hall in Seoul. […]

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    Grand Rapids fatal shooting victim identified

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids Police identified Donavin Lamar Guy, 28 as the man who was shot and killed early Wednesday morning. Suspects fired multiple shots at a house in Grand Rapids early Wednesday morning, fatally wounding Guy who suffered a gunshot to the chest. The shooting occurred at around 12:50 a.m. on Dickinson SE, just east of College Avenue.  Police say an unknown number of suspects fired at a home, striking the man at least once in the chest.  He […]

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    Kalamazoo man, 71, has been missing for more than a month

      KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Kalamazoo Public Safety officials are seeking the public’s help locating a man who hasn’t been seen since January. According to a Wednesday press release, John May Jr., 71, lives in the area of Vine and Rose streets in Kalamazoo. According to a release, May is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 280 lbs.  He has an unspecified medical disorder that causes him to walk unsteadily and his speech is mumbled, officials say. Anyone with information […]

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    6 facing federal charges in Amber Alert kidnapping case

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Six people are facing federal charges after two teenage siblings were abducted at gunpoint Monday from an Indianapolis home. According to FOX 59, United State Attorney Josh Minkler announced that all six face conspiracy to commit kidnapping charges. Those suspects are: John Thomas Bernando Reeves Ali Hussain Ashore Mohammed Karkash April Sandell Alaa Al-Salehi One of the teenagers, 16-year-old Aaron Blackwell, was located in Michigan after the abduction.  He was found bound inside a suspect vehicle after a high-speed […]

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    Inventor of K-Cups says ‘I feel bad sometimes that I ever did it’

    NEW YORK — The inventor of K-Cups regrets that he ever invented them. “I feel bad sometimes that I ever did it,” John Sylvan told The Atlantic in an interview. Why? Because the K-Cups are bad for the environment — they are disposable and not recyclable. Sylvan originally envisioned the cup-like pouches that brewed a single serving of coffee for offices, where people want different brews. But the technology caught on, and Keurig Green Mountain brewers are now on kitchen […]

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    Baby thrown 25 feet in crash opens eyes, smiles at rescuers

    HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A 7-month-old baby suffered only a bruise after being thrown 25 feet during a crash in Ohio. The crash happened when a vehicle struck the van carrying Lashanda Goldsmith, her 7-month-old daughter, Madison, and a 15-year-old girl. The 7-month-old was ejected from the car and safety crews found her in her car seat face down 20 feet from the crash. Her eyes were closed and rescuers thought she was dead. Then Madison opened her eyes and smiled at them. […]

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    Fugitive responds to his wanted photo on sheriff’s Facebook page, then arrested

    HAMILTON, Ohio — A man who commented on his wanted photo on the Butler County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page is in custody after turning himself in on Tuesday. On Monday, the sheriff’s office posted photos of Andrew Dale Marcum, of Lemon Township. The 21-year-old is accused of safe cracking, abduction, assault and domestic violence.   Several hours after he was featured on the Facebook page, Marcum commented on the sheriff’s office post: “I ain’t tripping half of them don’t even know […]