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After two decades on the radio in West Michigan, Robb became a traffic reporter in early 2006 and has been FOX 17’s roads scholar since 2008.

Born and raised in Southern California, he’s a Dodger fan. But he doesn’t surf and has never been in the movies. He did meet a few stars out there.

His first car was a 1966 Barracuda, but it sounds cooler than it was, due to dents provided by the previous owner.

As a driver, he adheres strictly do his ‘five-over’ rule: never drive more than five miles per hour over the speed limit.

Recent Articles
  • Volcano

    Internet erupts with amazing pictures of volcano eruption in Chile

    PECUN, Chile — Sensational pictures are being posted on the Internet, notably on Twitter, of the eruption of the volcano called Villarrica. The hashtag #VolcanVillarica on Twitter is a good way to see some amazing pictures. A photo gallery here is a sample.          

  • 03-02-15 Screen shot Macaw bath

    Morning Videos: Macaw loves its bath

    Here is the March 2 collection of videos aired on FOX 17 Morning News: Dancing plow videobombs reporter Can you hear the “Blue Danube Waltz” in the background? No? – Macaw loves its bath And this bird likes to set its own water flow. Don’t touch it, please. – Snowmobile vs. Jetski Which came first, stunts like this, or the Internet so guys will get ideas to post video of stunts like this?

  • Low gas prices lead to uptick on truck sales

  • What color is #TheDress? The Internet is having a meltdown

    (KCPQ)There’s a fierce debate taking over the Internet — and if you haven’t heard about “the dress,” you probably will soon. Tumblr user swiked uploaded a photo of a dress on Wednesday and asked: “Guys please help me – is this dress white and gold, or blue and black? Me and my friends can’t agree…” The image quickly went viral with some saying the dress is blue and black while others insist it’s white and gold. But how can this […]

  • Web Moment: YouTube’s new kids app


  • 02-26-15 Screen shot Basset hound clown car

    Morning Videos: Basset hound clown car

    Here is the February 26 collection of videos aired on FOX 17 Morning News: Basset hound clown car Well, not a car, but this is like that. – Sidewalk sinkhole swallows couple in South Korea Luckily, the pair didn’t suffer serious injuries – How to clean snow off car without touching it. Forgotten step, get  your son out of the car. – Older guys hold nothing back singing “Uptown Funk” These guys make covering the Bruno Mars hit look easy.

  • Robert Gee ‘guilty’ in death of Muskegon County motorcyclist

    MUSKEGON, Mich. — Robert Gee was found guilty in his murder trial in the death of Jake Rameau. The verdict came down around 9:05 a.m., and Gee apparently fainted upon hearing the judge’s decision. He was taken out of the courtroom but was shortly returned to finish hearing from the judge. Gee was found guilty not only on a felony murder charge but also a charge of first degree premeditated murder and three counts of firearms violations following the bench […]

  • FOX 17 Morning News Throwback Thursday

    VIDEO: Ultimate Throwback Thursday on FOX 17 Morning News

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — For an ultimate Throwback Thursday experience, on-air staff on FOX 17 Morning News brought in videos from early in their careers, including audition video. Can you pick them out? Mike Avery Deanna Falzone Jon Shaner Robb Westaby Jackie Green Nicole DiDonato

  • 02-24-15 Screen shot Laughing baby

    Morning Videos: Laughing baby lifts our spirits

    Here is the February 24 collection of videos aired on FOX 17 Morning News: Laughing baby Hey, any laughing baby brightens up a day. – Go cart on the freeway What can you say? – Nothing comes between me and my salt lamp We had to look up salt lamps. No matter; this cat isn’t letting this one go anywhere. – Heads Up! This guy was creative in building this sidewalk snowplow, even if it isn’t very effective, neither as […]