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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
  • Family mourns where mother with twins drove into Kalamazoo River

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. — The family of Ineza McClinton, the mother who drove herself and her twin girls into the Kalamazoo River, is mourning their loss at the spot where she lost her life. Family gathered at Verburg Park in Kalamazoo, where police pulled out the bodies of 44-year-old Ineza and 9-year-old twins Faith and Angel McClinton. The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety believes Ineza McClinton intentionally drove into the river Monday night. Kalamazoo Police Chief Karianne Thomas said police were […]

  • Woman: Brown recluse spider stopped her from walking for 2 days

    FRUITLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A woman in Fruitland Township could barely walk after she believes she was bitten by a brown recluse spider. Darla Simonelli believes it may have been hiding in her basement when it bit her ankle last week. “I was dusting, cleaning, vacuuming and sweeping,” said Simonelli, who was in the midst of her spring cleaning when she noticed a red circle with a white dot in the center. “I thought right away that I got bit by […]

  • Farmer: ‘Don’t believe everything you see’ about Fair Oaks undercover investigation

    BYRON CENTER, Mich. — A West Michigan farmer is encouraging everyone to look into the facts and ask others in the agricultural business before making conclusions on the animal abuse allegedly happening at Fair Oaks Farms in Indiana. Diane Loew farms with her husband at Indian Trail Farm in near Byron Center. She says she and other diary farmers work extremely hard to care for their animals. “We do our very best to have high quality everything for our animals […]

  • Salesman: Customer backhanded him, used racial slurs

    LOWELL, Mich. — A Barry County woman is facing charges after she allegedly hit a used car salesman and used racial slurs. The charges stem from an April 24 incident at Betten Baker GMC in Lowell. According to court documents, Shelly Hueckel of Nashville backhanded a car salesman who appraised her vehicle. She allegedly also called him racial slurs during the assault. “She got upset and told me that I was a scammer,” said the alleged victim, Terrance Smith. “Then […]

  • Dozens support local farm threatened by lawsuits in Dalton Township

    DALTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Dozens of people came out to voice their support for a small farm, threatened by two different lawsuits. Hidden Creek Farm has been operating in Muskegon County since 2014. In May, owner Crystal Brummans learned of two lawsuits. Brummans’ neighbors, Ken and Debra Wentworth, filed a lawsuit against the farm. The suit states the Wentworth family is seeking $75,000 dollars in damages, claiming the farm’s events draw large crowds and is the source of ‘nauseating smells.’ […]

  • Over 1,000 runners raise awareness for mental illness

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — More than 1,000 runners participated in Hope Network’s One in Five Marathon Relay on Friday. Over 170 relay teams of five participated in the event on at Millennium Park in Walker. In each team, four runners ran five miles. The fifth and final runner took on 6.2 miles, to represent the 1 in 5 people who struggle with mental health in the United States. Of the four years the event has been going on, 2019 has […]

  • Man held at knifepoint among west siders concerned with crime rate

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — People who live on the west side of Grand Rapids are concerned about growing crime in the area. Residents have been posting on Facebook about their experiences with crime such as vandalism, theft and break-ins. Earlier this week, Jeremy Hoekstra was one of many residents who posted their experience on the We are Westsiders Facebook page. Hoekstra was in his upstairs recording studio when he turned and saw a man with a bandana, holding a knife. […]

  • Crash victim’s family wants more transparency from sheriff’s department

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — A family is mourning and hoping for more transparency from the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office. Norman Hood Jr. was killed by a Calhoun County deputy last week. According to the sheriff’s office, the tragic crash happened at 9:36 p.m May 28. The deputy was going to an emergency call when he hit the 11-year-old, who was riding on a motorized bike near the intersection of Michigan Avenue and Lennon Street in Battle Creek. “There’s a lot […]

  • Grand Rapids student places 17th in national spelling bee

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A Grand Rapids teenager finished 17th in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. Blake Bouwman is currently an 8th grader at Excel Charter Academy. This was his first time competing in the national competition. “My hope was, before coming, to get into the top 50, which I did,” said Blake. “So I was happy about that. After that, I was hoping to just get as far as I could.” To accomplish his goals, Blake […]

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