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  • Rush hour crash backs up US 131 at Pine Island Drive

    PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. —  Southbound US-131 was down to a slow crawl for a serious crash just south of Pine Island Drive NE just before 5 p.m. Monday. Michigan State Police are blocked the left lane while crews  are on scene.

  • 1 critically injured in I-69 crash

    COLDWATER, Mich. — Southbound I-69 is closed at Jonesville Road after a crash that caused serious injuries to at least one person. At this time, investigators know one person is critically injured. An accident re-constructionist arrived at the scene shortly after 4 p.m. to aid investigators. Michigan State Police are asking anyone who can to avoid the area.

  • Muskegon teen shot to death, police searching for shooter

    MUSKEGON, Mich. — Police are searching for a suspect in the shooting death of a Muskegon teenager. At 10:56 p.m. Saturday, a 16-year-old was found in a parking lot in the 1800 block of Smith Street with gunshot wounds to the head and later was pronounced dead at Hackley Hospital. The investigation is still on-going. Please contact the Muskegon Police Department at 231-724-6750 or Silent Observer at 231-722-7463 if you have any information that could lead to an arrest.

  • Missing SW Michigan man found

    **Update: Charles Hazard was found safe on Monday.** GRAND JUNCTION. Mich — An 84-year-old man with dementia is still missing after getting lost Saturday evening. Van Buren County Deputies were alerted Saturday just after 4 a.m.  that Charles “Chuck” Hazard was last seen in the Hastings area, “admittedly lost” while trying to find his way home to Grand Junction. Hazard is around 6 feet tall, 190 pounds and is balding with some grey hair and brown eyes. He was last […]

  • Woman airlifted to hospital after crash

    HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A crash at Butternut Drive and 114th Avenue sent a woman to the hospital with critical injuries Saturday afternoon. The crash closed the intersection for an hour and a half just before 4 p.m. The 18-year-old driver of a Ford F-150 struck a 60 year-old woman driving a Mercury Sable in the driver’s side door. According to the police report, the driver of the F-150 was heading north on Butternut Drive and did not stop at […]

  • Local high school performs with Foreigner

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — 80s musical icon, Foreigner, shared the stage with local high school singers at Frederik Meijer Gardens Sunday night. The South Christian Madrigal Singers fulfilled the dreams of hairbrush-microphone wielding teens everywhere, joining the band for the encore “I Wanna Know What Love Is.”  The collaboration highlights the importance of music programs giving students the skills and opportunity to stretch creatively, earning positive feedback and building self-esteem – OK, maybe a bit of ego, too! Foreigner performed […]

  • Teen airlifted to hospital after tubing accident

    PORTER TWP. Mich. — A teen suffered a head injury while tubing with friends  Sunday at approximately 4:30 p.m. Cass County Sheriff Richard Behnke tells FOX 17 a group of friends were tubing on Shavehead Lake when the teen and one other person fell off. The 15 year-old from Illinois struck his friend’s shoulder with his head in the fall. The young man went back to a dock where Cass County Marine deputies gave him first-aid until emergency medical services […]

  • One person flown to hospital after vehicle hits tree

    SAND LAKE, Mich. — Aero Med took one person to the hospital after the vehicle they were in struck a tree. The crash was called in to 911 just before 9 p.m. Saturday. 21 Mile Rd was closed at Meddler Ave NE while crews cleaned up the tree, but has since reopened.

  • Infant, one other hospitalized in chain-reaction crash

    WATERVLIET TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A six-vehicle crash sent an infant and one other to the hospital Friday. At 6:30 p.m. traffic had backed up due to construction on I-94 eastbound near Hartford. A Paw Paw man driving a Chevy Malibu did not see traffic coming to a stop ahead and collided with the Hyundai Sonata in front of him. The impact sent the Sonata forward hard enough to push a Honda Civic into a Dodge Caravan. At the same time, […]

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