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  • U.S. Marshals searching for wanted fugitive

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich– The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force and Michigan Department of Corrections are seeking the public’s help in locating Juan Quayshaun-Damone Mills, 24. Records show Mills is wanted for absconding parole.  A warrant for his arrest was issued on August 3, 2017. Mills has prior convictions for Delivery of a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Controlled Substance. Records list cocaine connected to those convictions. Mills is 6′ 1″ and weighs 150 pounds. He has the word “Carolyn” […]

  • Community supports officer battling ALS

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich– Dozens of people gathered at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge Thursday to support Grand Rapids Police officer Scott Bylsma, who is fighting ALS. Bylsma, who works in the department’s property and evidence room, was diagnosed with the disease about nine months ago. “Started out basically as a big runner, tore up my calf a little bit and it progressively got worse to where I wasn’t able to use the functions of my right leg. I went […]

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    Two former WMU football players pass away

    KALAMAZOO, Mich– Two former football players from Western Michigan University have died. WMU Athletic Director Kathy Beauregard confirmed the news on her twitter page over the weekend. Hard week for our Football Bronco Family.Prayers go to all feeling loss of Chad Munson&Paul Hutchins. Broncos For Life😢 — Kathy Beauregard (@BeauregardKathy) October 29, 2017 According to The Detroit News, Paul Hutchins was killed in a car crash. Details surrounding the accident are unknown, but the paper reports his son who was […]

  • Missing man in Kalamazoo County found

    COMSTOCK TOWNSHIP, Michigan- A missing man has been found safe. The Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office says Robert Allen Srackangast was located by the Eaton County Sheriff’s Department. No further details were released. Srackangast, 78, was reported missing Monday night after leaving Borgess Hospital and not returning home as expected.  

  • A warm embrace: breast cancer survivor helps invent thermal bra

    Jodie Faber has used her experience to help others like her. Faber, who is the director of Spectrum Health United Lifestyles, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005 and eventually had a double mastectomy. It was a couple of years after her procedure and reconstructive surgery that she noticed her breasts were freezing while she was swimming in Traverse City, but she didn’t realize it until she physically touched them. “They were very, very cold, and my whole core was cold,” Faber […]

  • Celebrating Mean Girls Day? Be totally fetch and donate to a good cause

    It’s a day known to fans as Mean Girls Day. October 3rd is the date referenced in one scene of the hit 2004 film, where the character played by Lindsay Lohan is asked what the date is, responding “it’s October 3rd.” In honor of the date, fans typically quote and rewatch the movie each year. But this time around, cast members are asking people to help those affected by the attack in Las Vegas that left 59 people dead and […]

  • Generations of a family diagnosed with Huntington’s Disease: Local mother running for a cure

    LAKEVIEW, Mich– Huntington’s Disease is a fatal genetic disorder that causes the progressive breakdown of nerve cells in the brain, with symptoms like personality changes, forgetfulness and slurred speech. Currently, more than 200,000 people in America are at-risk for inheriting the disease. In Montcalm County, several generations of the Shurlow family have been diagnosed with the condition, which currently has no cure. “My husband’s mom had it and they’re pretty sure her mother had it but she was never tested,” […]

  • Police investigator confirms Assistant Prosecutor was drunk during wrong-way crash

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — An investigation into the November 2016 crash involving the former Kent County Assistant Prosecutor confirms he was drinking the night the incident happened. Documents released to FOX 17 by Johnson Law detail an OWI investigation conducted by Sgt. Stephen LeBrecque at the request of Grand Rapids Police Chief David Rahinksy and Deputy Chief Kiddle. The eight-page file details conversations Sgt. LeBrecque had with witnesses at the scene on the night of Nov. 19, 2016, as well […]

  • Missing woman’s ex-boyfriend drained bank accounts after her disappearance

    WYOMING, Mich– One day after Ana Carrillo disappeared, prosecutors say her ex-boyfriend, Andrew Hudson drained his and his three children’s bank accounts. Prosecutors tell FOX 17 that information came out during a court hearing Tuesday to try and reduce Hudson’s bond. That request was denied. Police say Carrillo was on her way to Hudson’s home to pick up their kids on September 3, but never arrived. Her vehicle was found in the parking lot of St. John Vianney later that […]