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  • Overnight Crash Kills 2, Closes Highway

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Two people are dead and one was pinned in a vehicle in a crash on westbound I-196 west of Lake Michigan Drive. The expressway was closed until around 4:30 a.m. The Grand Rapids Police Department assisted the Michigan State Police at the scene. The call came in around 12:15 a.m. Tuesday. MSP says the crash involved at least two vehicles, and speed and darkness are considered factors. One witness saw one vehicle pass at high speed […]

  • Woman Missing From Adult Foster Home

    VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich — The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Department is helping search for a woman who went on an approved walk from her adult foster care home, but never returned. Chelsea Richards, 29, is described as 5’5″ tall, about 180 pounds, with brownish blonde hair that has a red streak. Richards left around 5 p.m. Sunday from the home, in the 56000 block of 48th Avenue Lawrence, in Arlington Township. Richards has a history of mental issues and […]

  • Conference Attracts Architecture Fans to West Michigan

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich- Hundreds of architecture fans came to Grand Rapids for the Frank Lloyd Wright Conference. It’s been happening since the ’80s. This year’s event included tours of nine Wright homes in St. Joseph, Kalamazoo and Galesburg, as well as the Meyer May House. That one was built in 1909 in the Heritage Hill neighborhood of Grand Rapids. If you didn’t have a chance to check it out during the conference, free tours of the Meyer May house are […]

  • No Injuries In Overnight House Fire

    ALLEGAN CO, Mich– Everyone is safe after an overnight residential fire in Salem Township. It started around 12:45 a.m. Sunday, and was out by 1:45. The fire happened in the 3100 block of 146th Avenue. Several people needed temporary housing for the night. The investigation continues into a cause.

  • Halloween Party Planned For Horror Film Premiere

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich– Local filmmaker Aaron Russman will premiere his new film “Fear The Crooked Corpse” just in time for Halloween. You can attend the premiere at 6 p.m. Oct 27, at the Wealthy Theatre in Grand Rapids. Tickets are $10 at the box office. The event is also a Halloween party.

  • Grand Haven VFW Prepares For Fall Fest

    GRAND HAVEN, Mich — The VFW is celebrating the season while raising money to support their group. Al Schmidt and Jason Papes joined us to tell us what you can expect at this year’s Fall Fest. It’s happening today, with free admission. You can pay to enjoy a variety of Michigan craft beers, a pig roast and more. It happens at the VFW, at 20 N First Street.

  • Seven-Year-Old Boy Hears For The First Time

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich — Henry Rivera, a 7-year-old from Guatemala, was born deaf, but thanks to the help of a Grand Rapids family he can now hear. We met Henry, along with Erin VanOordt, Saturday morning on FOX 17 Morning News.

  • Thriller! Chiller! Returning For 8th Year

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich — The Thriller! Chiller! Film Festival is preparing for its 8th scary year. Anthony Griffin and Daniel Falicki came to tell us what we can look forward to this year. The festival happens from Oct. 24-26 at the Wealthy Theatre in Grand Rapids. Individual tickets are $8. Day passes are $15 for Thursday, and $20 for Friday and Saturday.

  • President Obama Signs Funding Bill, Opens National Government

    Washington (CNN) — It’s over. But just for now. President Barack Obama signed a bill that ends the 16-day partial government shutdown and raises the debt ceiling, the White House said early Thursday morning. Weeks of bitter political fighting gave way to a frenzied night in Washington as Congress passed the bill that would prevent the country from crashing into the debt ceiling. Lawmakers worked precariously close to the midnight debt ceiling deadline amid warnings the government could run out of […]

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