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  • Investigation: iPhone Found in Dance Studio Dressing Room

    ADA, Mich. — Allegations of an iPhone camera found inside the Ada Dance Academy Studios, prompted an investigation by the Kent County Sheriff’s Department to see if there is any truth to the claims. The Kent County Undersheriff would only confirm that there is an investigation underway.  The matter was brought to the attention of Fox 17 by an anonymous tip, saying a “camera equipped” iPhone was discovered last week, hidden in an area that is used as a dressing room. […]

  • MISSING PERSON: Latrice Renea Maze Of Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Grand Rapids Police Department is asking for your help in locating Latrice Renea Maze.  Latrice is a  26 years old, black female who was last seen in the Division and Burton area on March 19th, around noon.  She was seen wearing a white shirt and black slacks. Maze was reported missing by her family yesterday afternoon at approximately 1:30 p.m. when she failed to pick up child from school. Anyone with information is asked to […]

  • STILL MISSING: Latrice Maze Of Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — It’s been hours since we last reported the Grand Rapids Police Department’s request for help from the public and the media in locating 26 year old Latrice Renea Maze, who was last seen near the intersection of Burton and Division yesterday, then reported missing by family after she failed to pick-up her child up from school.  The Grand Rapids Major Case Team is still on top of investigating her disappearance, but is still asking for your help. […]

  • Dorr Mourns Father of Four Killed in Morning Fire

    DORR, Mich.– A deadly fire in Allegan County shocked the small town and all that knew the father of four, when their home in Dorr went up in flames around 2 a.m. Friday.  Paul Smit didn’t make it out. Family and neighbors told Fox 17 News, Smit was a great guy, a loving father and a devoted Christian who will be truly missed.  When the fire sparked, the family’s three youngest kids were at a sleepover. Smit’s wife and son […]

  • Suspended Officer Arraigned For Drunk Driving

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Battle Creek Police officer Jennifer Appl was arraigned for drunk driving and being in possession of her service firearm while intoxicated Tuesday Afternoon. Michigan State Police were called after fellow officers reported smelling alcohol on Appl’s breath when she showed up for her shift Saturday night. Appl was also involved in an alcohol-related incident where she was a passenger in a drunk driving crash last July that involved another Battle Creek officer.

  • Kim Jong Un: Insane Or Suicidal

    Kim Jong Un is all bark and no bite.  Larry compares Jong Un, to the sound of the “yappy dog” in the neighbor’s yard.  If you’re wondering why all the barking lately?  Sanctions.

  • Paying It Forward By Feeding West Michigan’s Hungry

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — ConAgra Foods has what they call, “Week of Service”  Where Employees donate their time in the factory to help package and feed hungry Americans.  Although, there are many starving around the world, they are focused on our countries hunger problem.

  • Sequester Grounds Thunderbirds And Blue Angels Michigan Air Shows

    WASHINGTON D.C. — The Sequester has affected everything from more than 1 million federal workers set to begin unpaid furloughs this month, to national education K-12. The scorecard keeps filling up.  Now the US Air Force Thunderbirds will not be performing at the 2013 Battle Creek’s “Field Of Flight” air show and Balloon Festival, according to their website. This will also cancel Chicago’s, “Air and Water Show” as the windy city had to find last-minute back-up air entertainment after the Thunderbirds canceled. […]

  • Evidence Of Mobile Meth Labs Litter West Michigan Roads

    VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. — The Spring thaw leads to some interesting finds, of what police are saying is discarded items from mobile meth labs. The toxic trash, that the criminals toss out the window, can be extremely dangerous for anyone who comes across it. These are items such as pop bottles, chemical bottles, boxes and toxic metal cans. Authorities says the hazardous waste is popping-up in neighborhoods everywhere, taking hours to clean-up, quite costly and hazardous to do. If […]

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