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    Bomb threat at Rockford Public Schools

    ROCKFORD, Mich. — All campuses in the Rockford Public School District were placed on lockdown Friday morning after a bomb threat. The lock down began around 10:30 a.m. after the superintendent’s office received a bomb threat against the district in general. Superintendent Dr. Michael Shibler tells FOX 17 that the threat was emailed directly to him. He says the district has spoken with police, and they have determined that the threat is not credible. The Rockford Police Department responded to […]

  • 10-24-14 Slo mo chihuahua screen shot

    Slo mo chihuahua: Videos featured on FOX 17 Morning News

    Here are today’s collection of videos aired on FOX 17 Morning News: Slo mo chihuahua Last week, you saw a viral video of Audrey the chihuahua playing with bubbles. Audrey’s owner has now captured her trying to get Lulu, the greyhound, to play. Lulu is a little laid back, even when Audrey jumps all over her. - Gate bust fail This video was posted Wednesday, and it already has more than a million views on YouTube. This is a garage […]

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  • 10-23-14 Baby bear in store screen shot

    Baby bear shopping in store? Videos featured on FOX 17 Morning News

    Here is today’s collection of videos aired on FOX 17 Morning News: Shopping bear The puns and comments flew when we showed video of a baby bear that wandered into a convenience store in Oregon. - Invisible tuna These cats are expecting the usual plate full of tuna, but they’re being pranked. The person who posted this wrote the cats were eventually fed their usual feast of tuna. Will this start a new meme? Pranking hungry cats? - Dispensing candy […]

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    Sturgis woman stabbed, in serious condition

    STURGIS, Mich. — A woman who was stabbed early Tuesday was in serious condition Wednesday and another woman has been charged with assault. The Sturgis Police Department has released few details except that officers responded to an address on Laura Court and that the victim was first taken to Sturgis Hospital and then taken by air to Kalamazoo. Erica Elaine Gosnell of Sturgis has been charged with assault with intent to murder.

  • 10-22-14 Motorcycle chariot screen shot

    Motorcycle chariot: Videos featured on FOX 17 Morning News

    Here is today’s collection of videos aired on FOX 17 Morning News: Motorcycle chariot This video was shot back in 2005 and posted in 2012, but we just had to show you after it was posted yesterday on reddit. The motorcycle chariot! Yes, this maniac is controlling his chariot with cords attached to his motorcycle. - “Redneck couch moving” The idea here is to get the couch out of the apartment by sliding it down come cords instead of muscling […]

  • 10-17-14 Pumpkin smashes truck screen shot

    Smashing pumpkin: Videos featured on FOX 17 Morning News

    Here is today’s collection of videos aired on FOX 17 Morning News: Smashing pumpkin This is a festival in Pennsylvania. What is the countdown for? 1,200 pounds of pumpkin. Shark bait Here we are on a beach a few days ago. What is that in the water? It looks like shark fins. And it is. A shark feeding frenzy following blue fish up to the surf. Where is this … Australia? No. North Carolina last Thursday. I don’t feel like […]

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    President Obama ready to name an “Ebola czar”

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — President Barack Obama will appoint Ron Klain his “Ebola czar,” knowledgeable sources tell CNN. The president on Thursday signaled his openness to the idea to have one individual coordinating the entire federal response to any threat of an outbreak in the United States. “It may make sense for us to have one person … so that after this initial surge of activity, we can have a more regular process just to make sure that we’re crossing all […]