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  • 10-year-old victim identified in Portage fatal accident

    PORTAGE, Mich.- The identity of the 10-year-old girl was killed Friday in a crash in Portage has been released. According to a release from Portage Department of Public Safety, the 10-year-old has been identified as Faith Hall of Vicksburg. Officers state, the two-vehicle crash was reported at about 5:56 p.m. on Friday at the intersection of Portage Road and Lakeview Drive. Police say a 24-year-old Portage resident turned their vehicle off of Lakeview into the path of a Ford Escort […]

  • Man stuck under a trailer for six hours rescued

    ALTO, Mich.- A 58-year-old man was trapped for six hours on Sunday after becoming pinned under a triple axle flat-bed trailer. According to Kent County Sheriff’s Deputies at the scene tell FOX 17 that the accident happened in the 9800 block of 60th street near Alto around 11 a.m. Sunday morning. Neighbors around the storage facility were able to get the 56-year-old Albert Husiman, of Clarksville, free around 5 p.m. Sunday afternoon after a near-by hunter heard the man screaming […]

  • Workplace accident takes the life of a 54-year-old man

    COOPERSVILLE, Mich. — A Muskegon man died Saturday night in a workplace accident at a dairy facility in Coopersville. According to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department, the accident happened around 10 p.m. Saturday in the 900 block of Randall Street at Continental Dairy. Deputies state that a semi-truck driven by Ronald Hart, 57, had just unloaded a trailer in the loading dock of the facility, when Michael Yell, 54, of Hesperia, was standing on the passenger side of the semi-truck […]

  • Troopers searching for the person or persons who helped a man after being struck by a vehicle

    LEIGHTON TOWNSHIP. Mich.- Michigan State Troopers are searching for the person or persons who located a victim of a hit and run crash that happened late Friday night. According to the Michigan State Police, an adult male was struck by a vehicle on October 31st just prior to midnight. Then a person or persons transported the victim to a residence in the 4600 block of Division Street in Leighton Township. The victim was then transported to an area hospital with […]

  • Young child injured after being struck by a vehicle

    PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich.- A young child was rushed to the hospital Saturday afternoon after being struck by a vehicle in Plainfield Township. According to Kent County Sheriff Deputies at the scene, the two to three year old girl was chasing a puppy when the accident happened. The mother was outside with the young girl and tried to stop her but it was too late. The young girl was struck by a vehicle travelling north bound in 4300 block of Hunsberger […]

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    Man stabbed at a party, officers searching for the suspect

    KALAMAZOO, Mich.- A 20-year-old man is recovering at Bronson Hospital after being stabbed multiple times early Saturday morning. According to the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety, the stabbing occured around 2 a.m. early Saturday morning in the 600 block of Davis Street near Western Michigan University. Officers state that the suspect and the victim were both at a Halloween party on Davis Street when the suspect was asked to leave. A short time later, the suspect returned to the party […]

  • Michigan Marine dies during training exercise in North Carolina

    FORT BRAGG, NC — A Michigan Marine died this week during a training exercise at Fort Bragg. According to CNN affiliate WCTI, 24-year-old Lance Corporal Steven Szymanski, 24, of Midland, died after a “vehicular mishap” during a training exercise on Tuesday. Szymanski was a light armored vehicle crewman assigned to the 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion at Camp Lejeune. Syzmanski joined the Marine Corps in September of 2013 according to his obituary. He is also a 2008 graduate of Midland […]

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    Three people injured after two vehicle crash

    LOWELL TOWNSHIP, Mich. — One person had to be extricated out of a vehicle after a two vehicle accident Sunday morning outside of Lowell. According to the Kent County Sheriff’s Department, the accident at the intersection of Segwun Avenue and Cascade Road SE around 9:20 a.m. Sunday morning. Deputies state that a 1999 Chevrolet Prizm driven by Joseph Kelly, 66, of Rockford was traveling southbound on Segwun when it failed to stop at the intersection. His car was then struck […]

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    Lions wake up in the 2nd half to beat the Falcons 22-21

    LONDON, ENGLAND (Bleacher Report)- The Detroit Lions have a flair for the dramatic, coming back in crazy fashion to best the Atlanta Falcons 22-21. The Falcons jumped out to a demanding 21-point lead, only to see Detroit whittle the deficit away slowly after halftime. In the end, Matt Prater was granted a reprieve for missing a 43-yard field goal by a delay of game penalty. He didn’t miss the resulting 48-yarder. The Lions were lead by Matthew Stafford, who threw for 325 yards, 2 […]

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