If there’s breaking news or an issue that needs investigating, you’ll likely run into Angeline McCall.

Angeline joined the FOX 17 news team in March 2019.

Originally from Illinois, she began her journalism career as an intern at WGN-TV in Chicago. Before that, she interned for the BBC in both the radio and TV departments. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

Angeline came to Grand Rapids from WDAY in Fargo, North Dakota. In her two years there, she became a go-to breaking news and investigative reporter while also anchoring the weekend newscasts.

When Angeline isn’t working, you’ll probably find her at the lakeshore, on one of West Michigan’s beautiful trails or hanging out with her family.

Whether it’s breaking news or an unforgettable experience, Angeline is passionate about sharing your story. You can reach her at amccall@fox17online.com or shoot her a message on Facebook or Twitter.

Recent Articles
  • Plans unveiled for changes to I-94 and Portage Rd. interchange

      KALAMAZOO, Mich. — The Michigan Department of Transportation is working on a new plan that will widen a portion of I-94 near Kalamazoo and create a new interchange at Portage Road. The project is scheduled to begin during spring 2021. It is expected to be completed by fall 2022. The roughly $85 million project will tear down the current Kilgore Bridge and create a single point interchange off of I-94 at Portage Road, meaning there will be one light […]

  • Group to raise money for Ashley Young’s family

    GRAND HAVEN, Mich. — The Grand Haven community is trying to rally around the Young family, who lost their daughter last year. Thirty-one-year-old Ashley Young went missing in late November 2018. Her torso was later found in a basement of a home, partially rented out by Jared Chance. Chance is charged with open murder and expected to stand trial beginning on Sept. 8. People within the community are organizing a poker run, planned tentatively for late September. Each person who […]

  • Parents weigh in on cellphone ban ahead of school year

    IONIA, Mich. — Ionia Middle School has changed their cellphone policies. The Ionia Board of Education decided earlier in the summer to ban cellphones during school hours at Ionia Middle School for the upcoming year. Any student seen using a phone will have it confiscated and a parent will have to retrieve it from the school office. The student will not be able to get the phone back on their own. “Our responsibility as a school district is to make sure […]

  • Procession of 100 bikes honors Montcalm County crash victim

    HOWARD CITY, Mich. — Friends and family honored a teenager who died last week in a crash. Reece Nice, 18, loved dirt bikes, motorcycles and anything with wheels. At his services on Friday, his family and friends rode their bikes in a procession behind his casket. “It’s all he ever did, and he used to drive me bonkers with his dirt bike,” said his stepmom, Cori Nice. “Dirt bikes have always been his passion, anything off-road.” About 100 people followed […]

  • Family: Man found with missing girl a ‘professional pedophile’

    WAYLAND, Mich. — A missing teen was found on Tuesday with a man her father is calling a professional pedophile. Family learned 15-year-old Gracie Hewartson was found Tuesday afternoon in Warwick, Rhode Island. The Warwick Police Department helped Allegan County deputies find Gracie by performing surveillance at a Rhode Island home where they eventually found Gracie with a man in his 40s. Family believes Hewartson had met the man online and had been speaking with him for about six months. […]

  • City to host ‘expo’ on medical marijuana law

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The city of Grand Rapids wants to clarify the confusing laws about recreational marijuana. On Aug. 15, the city will host a medical marijuana expo from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Because marijuana is still not federally legal, medical marijuana could still pose consequences, depending on the situation. For example, immigrants could put their status in jeopardy or those who are on federally subsidized housing programs. “We have a lawyer who is going to be at […]

  • First ‘pet patio’ approved in Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — One Trick Pony has become the first restaurant in Grand Rapids to be legally allowed to have dogs on its patio. In June, a customer complained about a dog at One Trick Pony. Unofficially, the restaurant had been allowing dogs for about five years without any complaints or concerns. At the time, the restaurant did not have a permit to allow dogs on the patio. One Trick Pony then received a warning from the Kent County […]

  • Michigan GOP says Democrats are trying to ‘out-left’ each other

    DETROIT — The Michigan Republican Party expected the candidates of the Tuesday’s Democratic Debate would try to ‘out-left’ each other. “They’re talking about their socialist policies,” said Laura Cox, chair of the Michigan Republican Party. “I believe that when it gets down to the final candidate, we will have a stark difference between the president and all of his successes and we can point to those.” Michigan GOP members say their goals ahead of the 2020 election are to showcase […]

  • Diabetics from W. Michigan join Sen. Sanders to buy cheaper insulin

    DETROIT, Mich. – People from West Michigan are going against FDA recommendations to purchase a drug they desperately need to live. About 15 people traveled from Detroit to Windsor, Ontario alongside Senator Bernie Sanders in search of cheaper insulin. Some people even traveled from Minnesota for the trip. Rachael Lockwood drove from Greenville to join the group. Three of her children are diabetic and insulin-dependent. “This will only be our second time traveling [to Canada] for insulin,” said Lockwood. On […]

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