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  • Nicole Gates, mother of three killed

    Family visits gas station murder victim minutes before her death

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Family of the woman who was killed while working at a gas station in Battle Creek said they visited her just minutes before her death. In the early hours of Wednesday morning, police found the body of Nicole Gates, 27, inside the Citgo gas station on M-89 at Hussey Avenue. Her suspected killer, Shawn Pike, was taken into custody. Another man is also behind bars in connection to her death. Police are not releasing his name. […]

  • High-speed chase ends with hostage situation at adult superstore

    COLDWATER, Mich. — A high-speed chase that started in Indiana and turned into a hostage situation in Coldwater ended peacefully on Tuesday. Lt. Dave Wood with the Michigan State Police, said no one was injured. The suspect was taken into custody. The pursuit began just before 10 a.m. in Angola, Ind. where police said the suspect robbed a CVS pharmacy. “He had apparently robbed the CVS store for some narcotic medications,” Lt. Wood said. After traveling nearly 25 miles, the […]

  • Wyoming triple murder: Suspect’s friend speaks out amid disturbing discoveries

    WYOMING, Mich. — For Andrew Weener, it’s a time of shock and mourning. He said the man who was his best friend and served as a groomsman in his wedding is the same man Wyoming police named a suspect in the killings of a local couple and their unborn child. “I’ll never be able to put this entirely behind me, but just to know what happened exactly so I can explain it to myself,” Weener said. Like so many across the state, Weener […]

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    Supreme Court’s cellphone search ruling gets local case dismissed

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — An attorney from West Michigan is celebrating a new kind of victory after the Supreme Court ruled that law enforcement can no longer rifle through a suspect’s cellphone without a search warrant. The win wasn’t a guarantee considering Christopher Wirth’s client was arrested prior to the June 25 ruling. “The fact that the Supreme Court was considering this issue lined up well for us,” Wirth said. “We had to address the issue of whether or not […]

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    Fire department apologizes to family after sending bill to deceased loved one

    SEE THE PROBLEM SOLVERS’ INVESTIGATION HERE GLADSTONE, Mich. — The Northern Michigan fire department that sent a bill to a family’s deceased loved one has apologized for the incident. On Tuesday, FOX 17 spoke to Rebecca Beck, who was upset after her step father received a bill from the Mackinaw City Fire Department regarding an incident related to his death. The following was issued to Beck and her family from the department: For the complete story click here.      

  • Michael Bublé surprises local retirement community with concert tickets

    EAST GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Michael Bublé is giving out concert tickets to a local retirement community. It’s been nearly three years since the residents and staff at Clark Retirement Community participated in a lip dub to Bublé’s hit song, “feelin’ good.” The video was produced in 2011 by students from Grand Valley State University. Within a matter of days, the video launched into cyberspace and gained more than a million and a half views on YouTube to date. Since that time, […]

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    Family says deceased loved one gets bill for own body removal

    Update: An apology has been issued. MACKINAW CITY, Mich. — A family from Northern Michigan is expressing their outrage and disbelief after saying their deceased loved one received a bill for his own body removal. Rebecca Beck posted a picture of the bill to Facebook on Saturday. The bill is addressed to Beck’s step-father, Carl Little, who died in a car crash on I-75 just south of the Mackinac Bridge last month. “It was from the fire department of Mackinaw City,” Beck […]

  • Man Charged With Muskegon Heights Killing

    Details surface after Muskegon Co. man allegedly shoots girlfriend

    MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. — Details about what led up to a shooting in Muskegon Heights involving a man and his girlfriend are being revealed. Court documents show what Tom Kerbuski told police following the shooting death of his girlfriend, Sandra Detty. Kerbuski allegedly told police that he and Detty were in an argument when he asked her to leave the bedroom of her home at the Mona Lake Mobile Homes Park Friday night. He said she continued laying on the floor […]

  • Man Charged With Muskegon Heights Killing

    Family of slain Muskegon Heights woman speaks out

    MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. — After missing the arraignment for Sandra Detty’s alleged killer, the Muskegon Heights woman’s family says they wish they could’ve seen the suspect in handcuffs. “We very much wanted to see him face-to-face and know that she had a family and we’re going to be here every minute watching this trial and making sure that justice is done,” Nancy Andrews, Detty’s cousin, said.”The family deserves that.” Detty was found shot to death inside her Muskegon Heights home at […]