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    Body in Grand River being investigated as homicide

    POLKTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A body that two fishermen found in the Grand River early Monday is being investigated as a homicide. Monday morning two fishermen from Grand Haven Township found an adult female body in the Grand River at the end of 90th Avenue near Lake Forest Drive and called Ottawa County Central Dispatch. The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office recovered the body at 10:10 a.m. Monday. Detectives originally told FOX17 NEWS that there was no evidence of foul play. However, […]

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    Rain Blamed For 2 Hurt In Mecosta County Head-On Crash

    MECOSTA COUNTY, Mich. — A head-on crash sent two people to the hospital Monday evening. At 8:10 p.m. Monday, Mecosta County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to a two-vehicle crash with injuries on Northland Drive near Old State Road. The investigation determined that a 73-year-old man from Stanwood was northbound on Northland Drive when his vehicle crossed the center line and struck a southbound vehicle head-on. Two people in the southbound vehicle were hurt — the driver, a 29-year-old Stanwood man, […]

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    53-year-old man missing in Calhoun County

    SHERIDAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A missing man is being sought in Calhoun County. At 8 p.m. Thursday, Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to a missing person complaint in the 16000 block of 28 Mile Road in Sheridan Township. Once on scene, deputies were advised that 53-year-old Scott Isham of Sheridan Township had walked away from his house around 11 a.m. Thursday. Deputies found that Isham had left behind all his personal items and left with a handgun. They were told that Isham […]

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    22-Year-Old arrested for Battle Creek kidnapping & domestic assault

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — A Battle Creek man was arrested for kidnapping and domestic assault after accosting a woman and a child at midday Friday. At 12:52 p.m. Friday, a citizen called the Battle Creek Police Department to report a woman with a small child being assaulted and fleeing from a vehicle in the area of Upton and Washington avenues. When the suspect — a 22-year-old Battle Creek man — realized the police were being called, he fled in the […]

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    Ex-student indicted for threatening school shooting at WMU

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A former Western Michigan University student has been indicted for making Facebook threats against the school. Onetime engineering student Timothy Vanhumlian Siangdun, 44, of Springfield, who investigators say used Facebook to threaten a shooting on campus, was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on three counts of authoring an interstate communication with threat to injure. He faces a maximum of five years in a federal prison. The indictment says that on Aug. 6, 2013, Siangdun posted messages […]

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    Battle Creek home fire is investigated as arson

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Two agencies are investigating an attempted arson fire Friday morning. On Friday night, the Battle Creek Police Department announced that it and the Battle Creek Fire Department were investigating an attempted arson of a residence on North McKinley between Capital Avenue and Emmett Street. Officers said it appeared that a 22-year-old man entered the residence and set it ablaze at 10:39 a.m. Friday. There was no one at home at the time. Police said they submitted a […]

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    Teen shot in buttocks on Grand Rapids’ southeast side

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A teenager suffered a gunshot wound to the buttocks Wednesday night. At 10:35 p.m. Wednesday, the Grand Rapids Police Department was called to the BP station at 801 Franklin St. SE where a 19-year-old male had just shown up with a gunshot in the buttocks. The teen said he had been shot while walking nearby in the 700 block of Prince. The teenager said he was unsure who shot him and had no description or no […]

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    Missing Marshall teen found with man in Georgia hotel

    MARSHALL, Mich. — A missing Marshall teenager was found at 5:40 p.m. Tuesday with a man in a Georgia hotel. At a 6 p.m. press conference, police said that Hannah Marie Amaro, 14, had just been taken into custody along with a 28-year-old man at a hotel in Gwinnett County northeast of Atlanta. Police said the girl was okay. Earlier, FOX 17 learned that both the Michigan State Police and FBI were involved in the search for Amaro, who disappeared Saturday. Police said she had […]

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    Marshall police searching for missing girl

    MARSHALL, Mich. — The Marshall Police Department announced Monday night that it was looking for a missing teenager. Hannah Marie Amaro, 14, was last seen in Marshall on Saturday and has not had any contact with friends or relatives since then. She is described as a white female standing 5’3″ and weighing 130 pounds, with brown hair with red and blue stripes, and hazel eyes. Anyone with any information about Hannah Marie Amaro is being asked to call 911.