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    Pickup truck hits, kills miniature horse in foggy conditions

    ALGOMA TOWNSHIP, Mich. — The driver of a pickup truck was taken to the hospital after he crashed into a miniature horse in dense fog conditions early Wednesday morning. The crash happened shortly after 7:00 a.m. in the area of Algoma and Rector in Algoma Township.  Police at the scene tell us an unknown number of miniature horses had gotten loose from a nearby farm.  A 40-year-old man in a pickup truck was driving in the extremely foggy conditions, when […]

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    Child, 3, hit by car while walking with mother, siblings to school

    HASTINGS, Mich. — A little boy was rushed to the hospital in unknown condition, after police say he was struck by a vehicle while walking with his family early Wednesday morning. The accident happened shortly after 7:30 a.m. at S. Hanover/M-37 and E. Madison Street in Hastings.  Police say the victim, described only as a three-year-old boy, was walking with his mother and older siblings as they headed to school. An approaching vehicle struck the boy, who suffered unknown injuries. […]

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    In-studio performance: Cobi plays on FOX 17 Morning News

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Rising star, Cobi, stopped by our studio earlier this week, prior to performing at The Pyramid Scheme in Grand Rapids. Click here for more of Cobi’s music and additional information

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    Victim shows up at hospital after shots fired at Deja Vu nightclub in Kalamazoo

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Police are trying to find a male suspect accused of shooting another individual in the parking lot of a strip club in Kalamazoo. Police got the call for multiple shots fired in the parking lot of the Deja Vu nightclub.  Witnesses told officers that two men were arguing and one of them pulled a gun and fired several rounds.  Both individuals were gone when police first arrived at the scene. A short time later, a victim arrived […]

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    Man in camouflage mask robs gas station clerk at gunpoint

    WEST OLIVE, Mich. — Police in Ottawa County are looking for a male suspect who robbed a gas station late Tuesday night. It happened shortly before midnight at the Exxon Mobil station at 6363 136th Ave in West Olive.  The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office says a man walked into the station wearing a camouflage mask, displayed a handgun to the clerk, and stole an unknown amount of money before running off. Police attempted to track the suspect, but nothing turned […]

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    Man seriously injured when bicycle handlebar impales groin

    HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A man is recovering from serious injuries he sustained in a bicycle crash late Monday night, police say. The incident happened shortly before 9:00 p.m. in a parking lot near Lakewood Blvd. and 112th in Holland Township. Police say the 55-year-old man was riding his bicycle in the parking lot, when he hit a groove that caused his handlebars to suddenly turn.  It is not clear if he was thrown forward due to his momentum, but […]

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    Firefighters forced to watch condemned house burn due to unsafe hoarding conditions

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Firefighters in Kalamazoo say that conditions were too unsafe for them to do what they do best — put out fires — due to an extreme hoarding situation at a condemned house that was on fire. The call came in for a possible house fire on Skinner Street in Kalamazoo early Monday morning.  When crews arrived, heavy flames were seen coming from the home. As they started preparing to fight the fire, they were encountered hoarding conditions both […]

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    Man with bandana over face robs Walker gas station at gunpoint

    WALKER, Mich. — Police in Kent County are trying to find a man who robbed a gas station at gunpoint early Monday morning. It happened at the Marathon Gas Station located at 4415 Lake Michigan Drive in Walker. Police say a man entered the station with a bandana over his face, armed with a silver handgun. He managed to steal an unknown amount of money before running from the scene. Officers attempted a K-9 track, but nothing turned up.

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    Woman seriously hurt, horse dies in morning crash

    NEAR COOPERSVILLE, Mich. — An Ottawa County road has reopened after a traffic crash involving multiple vehicles and a horse in Ottawa County. Dispatchers say the call came in at approximately 7:18 a.m. on Tuesday, for a crash on 80th near Cleveland in Polkton Township, just outside of Coopersville. Police say Laura Grove, 27, was on her way home to Ravenna after working third shift at Flextronics in Coopersville. Grove struck a horse that was in the middle of the […]