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 email@example.com or shoot her a message on Facebook or Twitter.
COOPERSVILLE, Mich. — Many students and community members are rallying behind Coopersville teachers who are still stuck without a contract. This week a state mediator was brought in for the fourth time to try and find a resolution between the school board and the district. According to the union, Coopersville teachers are the lowest paid in the district. The union says a teacher with 10 years of experience makes $52,400 while a teacher with the same experience would make $61,200 […]
ALLENDALE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A homeowner in Allendale Township is warning others to stop trespassing, especially during hunting season. Charlie Zickus and wife Meegan purchased one of the last fully wooded properties in the area and live on 12 acres. Their children use the property to play and close friends also hunt on the property, and have set trail cameras to track deer. One of the cameras captured a man they say pulled his shirt over his head and took […]
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The West Michigan Partnership for Children, a nonprofit that places children in foster care, fears Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s budget will make them close their doors, impacting 850 children throughout Kent County. WMPC has a $2 million budget for staff and administrative costs. Separate from the $1 billion line-item vetoes, there was an administrative transfer, stripping $2 million from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ contract with WMPC. In effect, it would strip WMPC of […]
BELDING, Mich. — A mother from Belding is warning others about a type of respiratory virus, known most commonly as RSV. It stands for Respiratory Syncytial Virus, which causes more infants to go to the emergency room than any other condition, according to doctors. In healthy adults, RSV presents itself as a common cold. When infants contract it, the virus can cause difficulty breathing, wheezing, coughing and a high fever. Crystal Lovell’s daughter, Hazel, contracted RSV when she was 1. […]
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — October is considered the month when more deer start to roam near the roads. The trend continues through November and December, as deer become more mobile and scattered. According to the Insurance Alliance of Michigan, Oakland County had the most deer versus car crashes in 2018 with 1,851. Kent County came in second with 1,837 throughout the year. Paul Brand, owner of Maaco body shop in Grand Rapids, says he has already noticed in uptick in […]
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A group titled “Grand Rapids for Education Justice” voiced concerns and complaints to the Grand Rapids Board of Education Monday evening. The group is currently comprised of about 12 members who are concerned community members, former educators and parents of former students. On Monday, the group voiced complaints about what they believe is the lack of transparency at Grand Rapids Public Schools, as well as low teacher salaries, maintenance of buildings and a lack of communication […]
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Dozens of parents are raising awareness for a little-known disease affecting one in 200 children. On Friday, families affected by PANS, pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome, joined forces at a walk at Riverside Park in Grand Rapids. PANS is very similar to PANDAS. Denver Root, 8, is one of the many children in Michigan affected by the disease. “We really struggled right from the beginning because his symptoms just appeared overnight,” said Michelle Root, Denver’s mom. Root […]
GAINES TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A horse farm in Gaines Township is suing a mining company over its plans for a gravel pit next to the property. Doretta Anema, owner of Anema Family Friesians, bought her property more than a decade ago. At the time of purchase, she was encouraged by the property’s zoning, which she assumed would protect the land for agricultural purposes. More than a month ago, Gaines Township voted to approve a change in the zoning, which would […]
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Dozens of people honored the lives of men and women lost to domestic violence. A candlelight vigil was held on Monday at the YWCA West Central Michigan. The group shared poetry and read the names of those who were killed as a result of domestic violence. The vigil marks the beginning of domestic violence awareness month. According to Michigan State Police, more than 46,000 people were impacted in some sort of way by domestic violence crimes […]