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  • Police: Suspect in standoff, double-killings found dead in apartment

      WYOMING, Mich. — Kent County Undersheriff Michelle LaJoye-Young tells FOX 17 the suspect in a standoff in Wyoming and also the death of a Spencer Township couple has been found dead in an apartment. His name had not been released at the time, nor have the names of the victims. The day started with Kent County deputies being called to the 1000 block of Rooksby Street NE in Spencer Township by a family member saying they had gone to […]

  • Grand Haven motorcyclist flown to hospital after crash with van

    OLIVE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office says a 59-year-old Grand Haven man was airlifted to a hospital Saturday, after his motorcycle collided with a van. The location was 120th Avenue, south of Polk Street in Olive Township. The crash occurred around 4:10 p.m. The Sheriff’s Office says initial investigation shows 35-year-old Camerina Gaytan of Holland was driving south in her 2008 Grand Caravan when she started to turn into a driveway. Polcie say Brian Garabino was also […]

  • Pedestrian struck, killed on US-31 in Port Sheldon Township

    PORT SHELDON TOWNSHIP, Mich. —  A pedestrian was struck and killed late Friday night on U.S.-31 in Port Sheldon Township, and the investigation continues into why he ran onto the highway. The crash occurred north of Taylor Street, around 11:50 p.m. Friday. The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office says the victim was a 30-year-old Holland resident who was pronounced dead at the scene. His name had not been released yet at the time of this report. Investigators say the pedestrian ran […]

  • M-66 reopens in Nashville after large commercial-building fire

    NASHVILLE, Mich. — Barry County Central Dispatch says M-66 slowly began to clear around 9 p.m. Saturday, after a large commercial fire shut the highway down for about four hours. It was shut down both south and north of the village of Nashville, beginning around 5:15 p.m. Saturday. Firefighters were dispatched to Maple Valley Concrete Products, 725 Durkee Street, to fight flames shooting out of the building. That’s between Bivens Road and Casgrove Road, southeast of Hastings. There was no early […]

  • Citizen jumps into Allendale Twp. lake to rescue driver in sinking car

    ALLENDALE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A 22-year-old Allendale man can thank a citizen for surviving, after his car plunged into a lake in an Allendale Township subdivision. The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office says it received a report around 11:08 a.m. Saturday that a car had just driven into the lake at the Placid Waters subdivision off Lake Michigan Driver, near 84th Avenue. While responding units were en route to the scene, they were informed that the vehicle was sinking – and […]

  • Woman finds rare two-headed viper outside her Virginia home

    WAYNESBORO, Va. – New details were released Friday about a two-headed baby copperhead found earlier this month outside a home in Woodbridge, Virginia. The snake is currently being monitored by a state herpetologist after it was examined at the Wildlife Center of Virginia in Waynesboro. “It appears as though the left head is more dominant – it’s generally more active and responsive to stimulus,” a spokesperson for the veterinary hospital said. “Radiographs revealed that the two-headed snake has two tracheas […]

  • World leaders gather at UN under threat from unilateralism

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — With rising unilateralism challenging its very existence, the United Nations convenes its annual meeting of world leaders Monday and will try once more to tackle problems together as a community of nations, addressing threats ranging from Mideast conflicts to the effects of global warming — and also encouraging the glimmer of hope over the nuclear standoff in North Korea. This year, 133 world leaders have signed up to attend the General Assembly session, a significant increase […]

  • Militants attack Iran military parade, killing at least 25

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Militants disguised as soldiers opened fire Saturday on an annual Iranian military parade in the country’s oil-rich southwest, killing at least 25 people and wounding over 60 in the deadliest terror attack to strike the country in nearly a decade. Women and children scattered along with once-marching Revolutionary Guard soldiers as heavy gunfire rang out at the parade in Ahvaz, the chaos captured live on state television. The region’s Arab separatists, once only known for nighttime […]

  • Joshua stops Povetkin in 7th round, keeps heavyweight titles

    LONDON (AP) — Anthony Joshua retained his WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles with a seventh-round stoppage of Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium. Joshua, who fought with a suspected broken nose from the second round, sent the Russian to the canvas with a big right midway through the seventh and was unloading a flurry of punches before the referee stepped in to end the fight. Joshua’s record moved to 22-0, with 21 wins coming inside the distance. This was another […]