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    Body of woman found in Kalamazoo field identified; case considered a homicide

    KALAMAZOO TOWNSHIP, Mich. The Kalamazoo County Sheriff says that they are investigating the death of a woman found in a field Wednesday morning  as a homicide. The woman’s body was found Wednesday morning in a field along the 3000 block of West AB Avenue. A person-of-interest was taken into custody on an unrelated charge. The woman has been identified as Kelly Ann Karl, 36, of Kalamazoo.  The person-of-interest has not yet been identified pending possible charges.

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    Ionia Co. dog owners lose appeal; accused dogs to be euthanized

    IONIA, Mich. – An Ionia County judge sealed the fates of two dogs that were at the center of a bizarre court case that began last year. The dogs, Mario and Luigi, are pitbull mixes and were accused of escaping their enclosure with a third dog, and killing a few goats and a cat in 2016. The third dog, a German shepherd, has somehow escaped custody and its whereabouts are not known. An Ionia County ordinance says that escaped dogs […]

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    Additional river restoration funds approved by DDA; Movies in the Park gets upgrade

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority has unanimously approved $100,000 for the river restoration project. The grassroots non-profit “Grand Rapids Whitewater” has been spearheading the effort to restore the Grand River through downtown for a decade now. The whole project, which includes restoring the city’s namesake rapids, is expected to cost more than $30 million.  Last week, the project received roughly $5 million of an $8 million grant awarded to the Grand Valley Metro Council for […]

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    Police investigate armed robbery at Plainwell gas station

    PLAINWELL, Mich. – Plainwell Public Safety officers are looking for the person responsible for an armed robbery Thursday night. The robbery happened at about 8:00pm at the Clark gas station at 204 South Main Street in Plainwell. Investigators say the suspect approached the clerk and demanded cash.  He is described as a white man, about 5’2″ to 5’5″ tall, and being between 19 and 25 years old. He was wearing a blood hooded sweatshirt with a red logo on the […]

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    Paper airplane hits teacher in eye; student arrested

    ANDREWS, S.C. (AP) — Police say a South Carolina high school student accused of throwing a paper airplane that struck a teacher in the eye could end up in jail for up to a month. The South Strand News reports  that Georgetown County sheriff’s deputies arrested the 17-year-old student at Andrews High School. Teacher Edward McIver told deputies that he was upset after getting hit by the airplane because he recently had had eye surgery. He also told police he […]

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    Video highlights and full Inaugural speech of Donald Trump

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – If you didn’t get to see the inauguration of President Donald Trump, here are some of the main events: Complete version of Trump’s Inaugural Speech: Portions of Trump’s Inaugural Speech: Donald Trump takes the oath of office: Mike Pence takes the oath of office for Vice President:

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    On Inauguration Day, ‘House of Cards’ announces May return

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — “House of Cards” will return in May for a fifth season. The show’s Twitter account posted a video on Inauguration Day featuring an upside-down U.S. flag in front of the U.S. Capitol. The video ends with the date May 30. An upside-down flag is a signal of distress. The show stars Kevin Spacey as President Frank Underwood and Robin Wright as his wife, first lady Claire Underwood. The upcoming season will be the first under […]

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    The digital transition of the U.S. Presidency

    CYBERSPACE – FOX 17 – So while the country has been focusing on the transition from the Obama presidency to the Trump presidency and looking back at the last eight years, another team has been working on another transition. The digital and social media transition.  There is nothing in the U.S. Constitution on how this should happen. President Obama’s administration was the administration where social media took over so many aspects of our lives.  The White House jumped on the […]

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    Basketball player: Co-defendant killed man during robbery

      KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A Western Michigan University basketball player charged with murder in the shooting death of a student during a robbery says his co-defendant pulled the trigger. Joeviair Kennedy testified Wednesday during a hearing about whether Jordan Waire would stand trial that the Dec. 8 robbery in Kalamazoo was planned by the two former high school teammates from Muskegon. Kennedy says he suggested Jacob Jones as a robbery target. Kennedy says they got marijuana and about $25. […]