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  • Suspects sought in shooting at Division Avenue and Cherry Street

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich — One man was hospitalized after being shot at Division Avenue and Cherry Street. Viewers nearby shared images and video with FOX 17 of the grisly scene. “It was three quick shots,” Andrew Mullen told us he initially attributed the noise to nearby construction. “I originally thought something fell from [a] building and then 30 seconds later a dozen cops went by.” The streets were blocked off in the area surrounding Degage Ministries, and the Kent County […]

  • Roll-over crash sends 1 to the hospital

    SPARTA, Mich — Three area fire and police departments responded to a roll-over at the intersection of 13 Mile Road and Kenowa Avenue. A pickup truck pulling a trailer and an SUV crashed this evening around 8 p.m. sending one of the victims to the hospital, injuring others. The pickup truck was found on it’s roof in the ditch when officials arrived at the scene. According to Kent County Dispatch, the injuries reported were serious, but not life-threatening. Officials believe […]

  • 2nd fatal crash reported during April snowstorm

    ALLEGAN CO, Mich — A Hopkins man was killed when he lost control of his SUV and struck a tree. At approximately 3:40 p.m., Michigan State Police responded to reports of a crash on 20th Street, south of 128th Avenue in Hopkins Township. Officials tell FOX 17 in a statement the 32 year-old man was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash and died at the scene. The exact cause of the crash remains under investigation […]

  • Crash on M37 kills one passenger

    BARRY COUNTY, Mich. — Speed was a factor in a fatal crash this afternoon, shutting down the intersection of M37 and 108th Avenue at the Kent-Barry County line. Police responded to reports of the collision around 2 p.m.  after a 19 year-old Middleville man driving alone in a Ford Explorer crossed the center line, colliding with a Chrysler Town & Country, driven by a 76 year-old Battle Creek man. Passengers in the van, a 77 year-old woman and 9 year-old girl, […]

  • Gun Lake Tribe holding free electronics recycling event

    BRADLEY, Mich. — The Gun Lake Tribe is hosting an electronic recycling event on April 16th from 10 a.m-2p.m. near their “Public Works” building. The tribe aims to keep electronics out of landfills, calling electronic waste “a growing concern to our environment.” Items accepted can be household electronics, cell phones, computers and computer accessories, printers, power cords, radios, televisions and microwaves. “Electronic waste in our landfills can leak harmful toxins into our soil and groundwater.” Tribe member, James Nye tells […]

  • Recall alert: Caito Foods fresh-cut melon

    Caito Foods is recalling their fresh-cut melons due to risk of salmonella contamination. The FDA and the CDC are investigating a multi-state outbreak of the strain Salmonella Carrau. Stores are pulling Caito Foods pre-cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe, and pre-cut fruit medley products containing any of these melons as precaution. The CDC is advising the products listed in the FDA recall should not be consumed. Products were distributed in several states including Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, […]

  • Gas leak closes streets in Kalamazoo

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Consumers Energy crews worked quickly to fix a gas leak in the 200 block of West Maple this morning. According to officials, a work crew hit a gas line this morning, causing the leak. Police blocked West Maple Street and Park Street while crews fixed the issue. Repairs took just under two hours and no injuries were reported.

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    Grand Rapids named one of the best places to live, retire

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — U.S. News named Grand Rapids not only one of the best places to live, but also retire in the country. After analyzing 125 cities for desirable locations, job market strength, and home values, Grand Rapids was named #13 of their 125 Best Places to Live in the U.S.A. and #6 of their 100 Best Places to Retire in the U.S.A. Among the best reasons to be a Grand Rapidian; the scenery, healthy job market, significant attention […]

  • Robber flees with entire cash register

    KALAMAZOO, Mich — Public Safety Officers are on the lookout for a man who took a cash register from the 800 block of South Burdick Street late on April 8th. Witness describe the robber as a black male with a medium build, wearing a an orange mask, blue hooded sweatshirt, white Nike shoes, and gray sweatpants. He left on foot, but a K-9 search of the area is leading Kalamazoo Public Safety Officers to believe he later got into a […]

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