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  • $10k worth of coins stolen from Portage shop

    PORTAGE, Mich. – Detectives are investigating the theft of over $10,000 worth of gold coins from a Portage store. The theft took place Monday, January 14 at about 2:30 p.m. at Scott’s Sports Cards and Jewelry in the 7400 block of S. Westnedge. Detectives say that a man distracted store staff while a woman took American Eagle gold coins. They later left together in the a newer black GMC or Chevy Tahoe vehicle that was parked at a neighboring business. […]

  • Police launch CSC investigation at Fremont elementary school

    ROCKFORD, Mich. – Michigan State Police in Rockford say they are investigating a Criminal Sexual Conduct complaint against a Fremont Public Schools Administrator. Police say they took the complaint from an employee of the district on Monday. The name of the accused has not been released. Police tell FOX 17 that the complaint originated at Pathfinder Elementary School. We’ll have more details when they become available.    

  • Grand Rapids golf course to open for fat tire biking, snow shoeing

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Winter is finally returning and the City of Grand Rapids is offering a spot for cross country skiing, snowshoeing and now, fat tire biking. The city will open trails at Indian Trails Golf Course at 28th Street and Kalamazoo SE Saturday, January 19 starting at 8:00 a.m.  The clubhouse will be open from 8:00 a.m. until noon for warming and food and beverage concessions. The golf course will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. […]

  • Teen charged with murder in shooting of East Kentwood student

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Kent County Prosecutor has authorized murder charges against a teenager in the murder of an East Kentwood High School student. Ahmed Adel Hasan, 17, was arraigned Wednesday on charges of open murder, armed robbery and conspiracy to commit armed robbery in the death of 17-year-old James King. If convicted on the murder charge, Hasan faces up to life in prison. King was shot and killed Sunday in the parking lot of a strip mall near […]

  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Man and Woman of the Year Campaign

    The campaign for the Man and Woman of the Year for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society runs from February 28 to May 9. For more details, click here.

  • Cleveland company moving to Wyoming

    WYOMING, Mich. – A Grand Rapids-based investment firm is bringing one of its most recent acquisitions to Wyoming, creating 52 new jobs. The Right Place, Inc. announced Wednesday that Stone Fox Ventures LLC is bringing Even Cut Abrasive Company to a new location at 4050 Roger B. Chaffee Memorial Boulevard in Wyoming. The company is investing $3.76 million in equipment and expanding production, which will lead to 52 new jobs. Stone Fox Ventures recently purchased Even Cut Abrasive in Cleveland, […]

  • Spectrum: Over 20 slip and fall injuries reported in emergency rooms

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — While there have been reports of dozens of crashes and slide-offs Tuesday morning, several others have been hurt just walking. Spectrum Health officials tell FOX 17 that as of noon Tuesday, they had seen over 20 patients in their emergency departments for injuries from slips and falls. “We’ve seen a number of things, anywhere from bumps and bruises — general things that happen when they fall — something as serious as hip fractures,” says Dr. Charles […]

  • Injuries reported in head-on crash in Walker

    WALKER, Mich. — Kent County Sheriff’s deputies say both drivers in a head-on crash in Walker were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. It happened about 3:00 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Four Mile Road and Walker Avenue. A pickup truck and a van were involved in the crash. Police say icy road conditions were a factor in the crash. The scene cleared around 7 p.m., after cleanup. We’ll have more details when they become available.

  • Battle Creek man arrested for assault after police find him hiding inside a cabinet

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — One man is in custody after police said they surrounded a house  where neighbors heard shots fired. “Earlier today at about 9:30 this morning we responded to the 200 block of Goguac Street for a call of someone who observed two people arguing in the backyard of a residence,” said Lt. Jim Martens with the Battle Creek Police Department. “They heard a shot go off and then the people go back inside the residence.” Several cruisers surrounded […]