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    Kids report stranger approached them at mobile home park playground in Ionia Co.

    IONIA COUNTY, Mich. — The Ionia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious situation, in which two children reported a man approached them and asked if they needed a ride home. It happened Monday evening at the Evergreen Mobile Home Park on N. State Rd.  Police say two kids were playing on the playground when a white male subject, roughly 40-50 years old and driving a tan van, approached them and asked if they wanted a ride.  When they declined, […]

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    Tigers player flips the bird to home crowd, apologizes after game

    DETROIT, Mich. — Even though the Tigers won their game against Oakland at Comerica Park on Monday night, a Detroit player is finding himself in the negative spotlight after he flipped off the home crowd. It was all because of a play in the 6th inning.  The Tigers had a comfortable lead, when center fielder Tyler Collins missed what should have been an easy fly ball.  The rest of the broken fielding almost resulted in a runner scoring, and Oakland […]

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    Lightning strikes South Haven business, high winds blow plane off runway

    SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. — The storm system that impacted parts of West Michigan on Monday night led to at least two different emergency responses in the South Haven area. According to South Haven Area Emergency Services, a single-engine airplane was blown off a runway while attempting to land at South Haven Area Regional Airport at around 9:38 p.m.  It is not clear how much damage was done to the aircraft, but fortunately, there were no injuries. At 9:42 p.m., lightning […]

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    Deputy rescues a dozen ducklings while anxious mama duck looks on

    HOLLAND, Mich. — A heart-warming story is starting to circulate around Ottawa County, thanks to some photos posted to Facebook over the weekend. It began with a visitor post on Downtown Holland’s official Facebook page.  Amanda Brooke Larson-Olsen shared a photograph showing an Ottawa County Sheriff’s Deputy reaching into a storm drain, with a cardboard box next to him while a duck waits nearby. “A local sheriff went above and beyond today to save a family,” said Amanda in the […]

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    Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort evacuated due to bomb threats

    MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. — Guests at the Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort were forced to evacuate the casino floor and their rooms late Thursday night, while police investigated two bomb threats made roughly a half-hour apart. According to officials at Soaring Eagle, the evacuation order applied to the entire casino and hotel.  After several hours of police agencies searching the facilities, the ‘all clear’ was given and nothing suspicious was found.  Guests will be allowed to return later on in […]

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    One person airlifted after Allegan County crash

    NEAR HAMILTON, Mich. — Dispatchers in Allegan County say a medical helicopter was requested at the scene of a traffic crash involving at least two vehicles on Wednesday morning. It happened at around 7:15 a.m. in the area of 58th and 134th, that is in Manlius Township near Hamilton. Police urge drivers to avoid the area. Crews at the scene tell FOX 17 that the crash involved two cars that collided head-on.  Michigan State Police say that one car, driven […]

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    Driver thrown from vehicle in high-speed wreck

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A man was rushed to the hospital with what were described as critical injuries, after police say he was thrown from his vehicle during a traffic crash in Grand Rapids early Wednesday morning. It happened shortly after 1:00 a.m. near Neland and Watkins on the city’s southeast side.  Police say they witnessed a car traveling at a high rate of speed, and the driver lost control and crashed shortly after. The driver was ejected from the […]

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    Abigail Kopf to return home Wednesday, two months after the Kalamazoo shooting rampage

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Wednesday is a day that many people had been hoping would arrive: the day that Abigail Kopf gets to return home from the hospital. Abbie is the 14-year-old girl who survived a gunshot wound to the head in the Kalamazoo shooting rampage on February 20.  She had been pronounced dead at the hospital, when through the squeeze of a hand, she came back. Abbie’s recovery over the weeks that followed would primarily take place at Mary Free […]

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    Moped rider leads Mount Pleasant Police on not-so-high-speed pursuit before wrecking on railroad tracks

    MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. — A moped rider accused of leading police on a pursuit in Mount Pleasant is facing multiple charges this week. According to 9 & 10 News, the pursuit started when a police officer noticed a moped without proper registration.  The rider was also not seated properly. When the officer attempted to stop the rider, the suspect took off.  After a brief chase, the rider crashed on a set of railroad tracks and was later apprehended by police.