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    Passerby notices wreck, finds woman trapped inside car for unknown amount of time

    CROCKERY TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A woman suffered serious injuries in a car crash on Tuesday night, but if it hadn’t been for a passerby noticing the wreckage, there is no telling how long she may have been trapped in her vehicle. The crash happened on Leonard Road near 129th in Crockery Township. According to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office, Holly Hays, 44, lost control of her Chevrolet Monte Carlo, went off the road and crashed head-on into the end of […]

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    Police: Boy, 14, wounded as kids play with shotgun in Detroit

    DETROIT (AP) — Police say a shotgun fired while the weapon was being played with by children at a Detroit home, wounding a 14-year-old boy. Police say the shooting happened Monday night on the city’s east side and the boy was taken to a hospital in critical condition. Captain Eric Decker says the gun wasn’t kept locked up and the boy’s 10-year-old brother is believed to have fired the gun. Decker says the boys were playing with more than one […]

  • Police: Distracted teen rolls car while trying to stop for school bus with flashers engaged

    TALLMADGE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A teenager accused of being distracted by his cell phone suffered non life-threatening injuries on Monday, after police say he lost control of his vehicle trying to avoid a school bus with its flashing lights engaged. It happened Monday afternoon on Leonard Road near 42nd Ave in Tallmadge Township.  According to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office, Michael Kirby, 16, was eastbound on Leonard when he took his eyes off the road, distracted by his cell phone. […]

  • Pursuit that started in Michigan ends with suspects crashing in Indiana

    WHITE PIGEON, Mich. — A police pursuit that began in Michigan ended down in Indiana Sunday night, with the suspects crashing their vehicle and getting taken into police custody. At approximately 7:15 p.m.,Troopers with the Michigan State Police attempted to stop a speeding Dodge Neon on S. Kalamazoo St. near Indian Prairie Rd. in White Pigeon, but the driver sped off. The pursuit eventually made it to southbound US-131 and continued into Indiana. The driver of the Neon made it […]

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    Woman critically injured after being thrown from vehicle in head-on crash; alcohol likely a factor

    KALAMAZOO TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A woman suffered critical injuries in a head-on crash Sunday night, and police believe both alcohol and high speeds were factors in the crash. It happened at approximately 8:10 p.m. on Douglas Avenue north of Mosel Avenue in Kalamazoo Township. Police say a car driven by a 27-year-old woman drifted across the center line and crashed head-on into another vehicle. The woman’s vehicle rolled over, and she was ejected during the crash. She was last reported […]

  • Will you marry — *HURK* – Midair marriage proposal ends with man spilling guts…literally

    One man’s marriage proposal just days before Valentine’s Day ended with vomit. Video is courtesy of Darrell Hamilton, Jr. The exact moment I asked my girlfriend to marry me went wrong…. Proposal took place Over Reedley, Ca. February 11th 2017. Longer Version:…

  • 18-year-old killed in crash was GR Catholic Central student

    CANNON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — One person is dead and a teenager is seriously injured following a crash involving two vehicles in Kent County late Thursday night. The crash took place around 9:22 p.m. at the intersection of Cannonsburg Road NE and Egypt Valley Ave NE in Cannon Township. Police say a Mercury Sable driven by Jared Thomas Pilczuk, 18, of Rockford, failed to yield the right of way when attempting to make a turn. The Sable was struck by an approaching […]

  • St. Patrick’s Day fun facts

    Fun facts about the beloved St. Patrick’s Day holiday.

  • Three escape from overnight fire in Kent County

    TYRONE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Three people were able to escape from a house fire in Kent County early Thursday morning. The fire started at a home on 18 Mile Road NW near White Creek Road in Tyrone Township. Crews at the scene say it started as a chimney fire, and the flames started to spread to other areas of the home. Fortunately, firefighters had arrived swiftly enough to get the flames under control before too much damage was done. There were […]