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  • High school students prepare for mission trip to Haiti

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Many families in West Michigan are excited for spring break which is just around the corner, but a group of high school students will be in Haiti. There won’t be any lounging by the pool or fine dining, but they say it is better than a vacation. For one week, a group of around 20 students from West Catholic, Catholic Central, Allendale and Kenowa high schools are going to be working hard fixing homes, distributing water […]

  • Kalamazoo shooting victim’s family speaks for first time

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Family of Tiana Carruthers are talking publicly about her recovery for the first time. Carruthers was shot four times during the Feb. 20 shooting rampage in Kalamazoo, but survived; shielding a group of children in the process. According to family and friends, Tiana is hard at work in rehab and thankful to be alive. “It is hard to see your sister like that because you never expect something like that to happen” started Antasia Fared, Tiana’s sister. Antasia was on her way to […]

  • Stranger’s kindness encourages young brothers to pay it forward

    MIDDLEVILLE, Mich. — Help from a complete stranger at a grocery store inspired two young brothers in West Michigan to pay it forward. Fourth and fifth graders Joe and Ben Wallington wanted to find a way to help others after someone chipped in $40 towards their family’s grocery bill. That led to an idea that would help a lot more than just one person. It all started Wednesday night at a Walmart in Hastings. “We got in line and there was this […]

  • Federal operation leads to arrest of more than 100 West Michigan fugitives

    WEST MICHIGAN– A nationwide crackdown by the U.S. Marshal Service has led to the arrest of more than 8,000 fugitives, including more than 100 from West Michigan. It is part of Operation Violence Reduction 12, a six-week initiative focusing on apprehending the nation’s most dangerous criminals. This year’s operation focused on fugitives with three or more prior arrests for violent offenses and those accused of sex crimes. That included Navjot Singh and Lee David Southwell; two of West Michigan’s Most […]

  • Teen to be charged as an adult in Wyoming murder

    WYOMING, Mich. – A teen is officially being charged as an adult in the murder of a Wyoming teen. The Kent County Circuit Court confirmed to FOX 17 that Carlos Delgado, 15, is being charged as an adult in the murder of Michael White over the weekend. White’s body was found in Lions Park in Wyoming Saturday. A second teen is also in custody in relation to this case. White’s family says they only met Delgado once before seeing him in […]

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