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    Facebook Fan of the Day: April

    (To become a FOX 17 Facebook fan, go to our fan page and click like!)  4/1: Edwin Colegrove 4/2: Maggie Lu of Kalamazoo 4/3: Tina West 4/4: Jess Frahm 4/5: Kelly Decker 4/6: Sarah Jones 4/7: Andrew Ostema 4/8: Sue Kalee Prins 4/9: Cora Edwards of Otsego 4/10: Ashley Warner of Trufant 4/11: Sarah Menzel 4/12: Cassi Kuyers 4/13: Danny D’Andrea

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    Facebook Fan of the Day: March

    (To become a FOX 17 Facebook fan, go to our fan page and click like!)  3/1: Mary Baker 3/2: Dianna Gregory 3/3: Christopher Vande Guchte 3/4: Kristal Nicole 3/5: Chelsea Reed 3/6: Katherine Fuhrman of Greenville 3/7: Phil Bott 3/8: Janet Hendrick 3/9: Dawn Marsh 3/10: Alexia Hart 3/11: Kim Van Horn of Holland 3/12: Jennifer Krammen-Kodat 3/13: Jessica VanderMey 3/14: Misty Slater 3/15: Dan Street 3/16: Drew McCormick 3/17: Teri Barker 3/18: Andrea Martin of Grand Rapids 3/19: Tracy Ellenwood […]

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    Facebook Fan of the Day: February

    (To become a FOX 17 Facebook fan, go to our fan page and click like!)  2/1: Brian Post 2/2: Sally Smith-Tewell of Marhsall 2/3: Emily Meyerink 2/4: Katey Ross 2/5: Mary Boot of Grand Rapids 2/6: Darryl Holbrook 2/7: Adam Bayles 2/8: Susan Fedell 2/9: Scott Palethorpe of Belding 2/10: Amber McQueen of Grand Rapids 2/11:  Steve Reeb 2/12: Esther Ashley of Grand Rapids 2/13: Herbert Phillips-Walker of Paw Paw 2/14: Lonnie Morren 2/15: Judd VanMelle 2/16: Traci Harrell 2/17: […]

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    Missing teen found safe

    ROCKFORD, Mich. — Serena Dunbar, 15, who was previously reported missing on Wednesday night, has been found safe. Police say she was found at her home in Rockford. According to police, Dunbar ran away from Network 180, on Fuller Avenue, just after 8:30 p.m. and was considered endangered and suicidal. Police say Dunbar is well.  

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    Man accused of stalking girl since she was 12, sending her lewd videos that included a dog

    UNION TOWNSHIP, Mich. — The Isabella County Sheriff’s Department has arrested a man who they say has been stalking a 14-year-old girl since she was 12-years-old and sent her several lewd videos, one of which included a dog. Police say Glen Timberlake, 27, drove from Mt. Peasant to Austin, Texas to meet the teenager, and that the two had been texting and talking online for the last two years, and that their conversations had become sexual over time. Police also say […]

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    Police cruiser damaged during Michael Brown protest in Kalamazoo

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. –The rear window of a Kalamazoo Public Safety Department cruiser was broken out during a protest of the Ferguson, Mo., grand jury decision Tuesday. About 150 people gathered in Kalamazoo to protest after a grand jury’s decided not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown. The crowd gathered at 6:15 p.m. on November 25 in the area of E. Michigan Avenue and Pitcher Street and protesters eventually made their way to Martin Luther […]

  • Christmas & holiday traditions around the world now on display at Fred Meijer Gardens

    GRAND RAPIDS TOWNSHP, Mich. — The Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park kicks off its annual tradition of celebrating international Christmas and holiday traditions on November 25. There are more than 40 international trees and displays as well as the Railway Garden and holiday wonderland. This exhibit coincides with Meijer Garden’s 20th year, so the theme is called “Welcoming the World.” This year’s exhibit will also feature New Year’s traditions from Korea, Japan, Vietnam, and China. The exhibit runs until […]

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    1 arrested at scene of attempted break-in; footprints in snow lead police to second suspect

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Two men have been arrested in connection to an attempted break-in at the Marathon gas station in Grand Rapids. Officers responded to the alarm at the location on Franklin Street around 1:45 a.m. on November 25. They found that two windows were broken, and saw the 45-year-old suspect in the parking lot. Police say the suspect went around to the back of the building, but the officers caught up with him and arrested him. The officers also […]

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    Vehicle hits pedestrian in Kentwood

    KENTWOOD, Mich. — One person was hit by a vehicle overnight in Kent County. According to dispatchers, the victim was hit near Rothbury Farms on Schaffer Avenue just after midnight on November 25. At last check, the extent of the victim’s injuries were not known, but it’s believed they were taken to the hospital.