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    Report: 2 killed in Mason Co. crash

    MASON COUNTY, Mich.  —  Two people were killed Thursday in a crash on Pere Marquette Highway at the US-31 interchange, according to the Ludington Daily News.   The crash happened at around noon when a woman made a U-turn in front of a semi after pulling over on southbound Pere Marquette Highway. Her and a male passenger were killed, and a young girl was air lifted to the hospital and is in critical condition, the Daily News reports. Pere Marquette Highway was […]

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    $350 worth of stolen liquor recovered from suspects’ vehicle

    GRAND HAVEN TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Two men are in the Ottawa County Jail on retail fraud charges after police say they found roughly $350 in stolen liquor in their vehicle. Deputies believe the suspects stole alcohol from at least two Meijer stores.  One robbery happened July 19 at the Grand Haven Township location, 15000 US-31. The suspects were arrested after returning to the store Thursday for a second theft.  They fled after employees confronted them and were later arrested. Police say […]

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    Photos: Strong thunderstorms move through West Michigan July 22

    WEST MICHIGAN– Strong thunderstorms moved through parts of West Michigan July 22, including Muskegon and Grand Haven. Several viewers sent in their weather photos to the FOX 17 newsroom.  You can email your pictures to news@fox17online.com or post them to our Facebook page!


    Battle Creek infant suffers serious head trauma; Caretaker facing charges

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — A 25-year-old man is facing first-degree child abuse charges after police say he intentionally injured a 7-week-old infant. According to a release, police were called to a Douglas Street residence at about 3:22 a.m. June 25.  The infant suffered serious head trauma, and initially police believed it was an accident. After further investigation, police said they determined that the caretaker intentionally inflicted the injuries.  The child remains in intensive care in Kalamazoo. The suspect has not yet […]

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    Men’s Health Issues

    WEST MICHIGAN — In this Medical Moment, FOX 17 talks with Dr. Harland Holman, MD with Spectrum Health Medical Group about common men’s health concerns.  

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    Deputies: Fatal crash closes M-50

    KENT COUNTY, Mich. — A fatal crash shut down M-50 between Wingeier Avenue and Freeport Avenue Tuesday. According to the Kent County Sheriff’s Department, the crash happened at about 3:23 p.m. No other details are available at this time.  FOX 17 has a crew heading to the scene to gather more information.

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    Sheriff: Human error remains ‘possibility’ in Michigan’s Adventure chlorine leak

    MUSKEGON COUNTY, Mich. — Human error remains a possible cause in the July 11 chlorine leak at Michigan’s Adventure, according to a release from the Muskegon County Sheriff’s Department. Muskegon County Sheriff Dean Roesler says that officials are still conducting interviews, data review and testing into the incident that sent 28 theme park attendees to the hospital. “While human error remains 1 possibility, the final determination by experts HAVE NOT been made,” Roesler wrote in a release, correcting an official in […]

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    Grand Haven teen reported missing

    GRAND HAVEN, Mich. — Abbie Rose Miller, 17, was reported missing Monday by the Grand Haven Department of Public Safety. Miller was last seen by her mother in downtown Grand Haven July 11, but a witness reportedly told police they may have also spotted her July 12 in the Holland area. Officials believe she left on her own accord, but are attempting to locate her to make sure she is safe. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to […]

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    West Michigan family business for sale after 100+ years

    GRAND HAVEN, Mich. — A family business that has called the West Michigan lakeshore home for more than 100 years is now up for sale. Fortino’s Old World Market was opened in 1907, and now Rita Fortino hopes another family takes the business over and keeps the Italian culture and Old World feel alive. “We’re starting a next generation, we’re going to visit the kids, the seven grandkids,” she said. Fortino said they wanted to make the announcement in the […]