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    Credit union inside St. Mary’s Hospital robbed; suspect sought

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.  — The Lake Michigan Credit Union inside St. Mary’s Hospital was robbed Monday afternoon, according to Grand Rapids Police. The robbery happened at roughly 3:22 p.m. when a man passed a note to a teller saying that he had a weapon.   They fled the Jefferson St. SE location with an undisclosed amount of money. No injuries were reported. Police are still searching for the suspect and examining surveillance video in the area, and haven’t released a […]

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    Robin Williams suffered early stages of Parkinson’s disease, wife reveals

    (CNN) — Robin Williams was sober, but was struggling with depression, anxiety and the early stages of Parkinson’s disease when he died, his wife said Thursday. Williams was found dead in his Northern California home Monday from what investigators suspect was a suicide by hanging. While fans and friends have looked for answers to why the 63-year-old comedy icon would take his own life, his wife, Susan Schneider, issued a written statement that could shed some light. “Since his passing, […]

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    Man charged with lying to investigators after Muskegon Heights motorcyclist shooting

    MUSKEGON, Mich. — A Muskegon Heights man was arraigned Tuesday for allegedly lying to Michigan State Police troopers investigating the killing of Jake Rameau. Everett Glover, 25, was charged as a second-time habitual offender with lying to a police officer in a violet crime investigation, Muskegon County Prosecutor D.J. Hilson said.  Online jail records show Glover was arrested Monday. According to Hilson, Everett was lying when he told investigators that he was not in the vehicle that Robert Earl Gee […]

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    Aretha Franklin’s Muskegon concert cancelled

    MUSKEGON, Mich. — The Aretha Franklin concert at L.C. Walker Arena has been cancelled, the arena announced Tuesday. Franklin was scheduled to perform at the venue 8 p.m. on Aug. 16. According to MLive, Mac Man Presents, the show’s promoter, “was unable to meet obligations set by Franklin’s management company.” People who bought tickets for the show will be issued full refunds this week at the Walker Arena Box Office.  Refunds can be redeemed on week days between 10 a.m. […]

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    2 accused of using police scanner, two-way radios in $13,000 Cass Co. bank robbery

    EDWARDSBURG, Mich. — Two people are facing federal charges more than a year after allegedly using a police scanner and two-way radios in their armed heist at a Cass County bank. Devon Tolbert and Latonya Gowdy, both of Indiana, allegedly stole $13,000 in the July 10, 2013 robbery. Both are facing federal charges of conspiracy to commit bank robbery and armed bank robbery.  Tolbert is facing an additional charge of using and brandishing a firearm during and in relation to […]

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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 […]

  • From Jennifer Welch in Montague

    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!

  • BC BABY ABUSE

    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 […]