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  • Pay If Forward Challenge Sparks A Chain Reaction

    Pay If Forward Challenge Sparks A Chain Reaction
    Sandy Collins wanted to help a coworker in need. She works in a cafeteria at Hope College, and her colleague has three grandchildren under the age of 12 who were all recently diagnosed with a hereditary and degenerative eye disease. They're all already...
  • Suspected Killer Found Dead from Self-Inflicted Wounds

    Suspected Killer Found Dead from Self-Inflicted Wounds
    Suspected killer Sean Stephen Mclafferty, 34, has died from self-inflicted wounds. Police found him inside an unoccupied home near 6 Mile and 40th Ave. in Mecosta County's Milbrook Township. Medical teams were called to the scene, but McLafferty was...
  • Man Charged With Having Sex with 14 Year Old Girl

    Man Charged With Having Sex with 14 Year Old Girl
    Police in Plainwell arrested 25 year old Justin Hively of South Bend, IN, on two counts of criminal sexual conduct. Police say Hively identified himself as a 16 year old on MySpace and initiated a relationship with a 14 year old girl in Plainwell.  The...
  • Holland Woman Paralyzed as a Teen Says 'Don't Give Up'

    Holland Woman Paralyzed as a Teen Says 'Don't Give Up'
    Emily Blauw was a pretty typical teenager at West Ottawa High School. She liked boys, football games, hanging out with friends, and driving around. Then, her whole world changed in a flash. Valentine's Day 2001: Emily was on her way home from a...
  • 240 New Jobs For Holland/Zeeland Area

    240 New Jobs For Holland/Zeeland Area
    More jobs will be headed to West Michigan, thanks to a planned expansion at Gentex. The Zeeland-based company will be using an existing facility that belonged to an electronics company on James Street, three miles from their headquarters. The company...
  • Danae Karp Takes Pizza Hut Pay It Forward Challenge

    Danae Karp Takes Pizza Hut Pay It Forward Challenge
    Sometimes Paying It Forward can start right in your own neighborhood with a small gesture. We're continuing our Pizza Hut Pay It Forward Challenge, giving viewers $200 dollars and a flip cam to see what they can do.  The winner will get $5,000.  In the...
  • Student Creates Card Campaign for Seniors

    Student Creates Card Campaign for Seniors
    After watching a Pay it Forward segment on FOX 17 News, nine year old Jack Jendrasiak got an idea. He wanted to create some holiday cards for seniors and deliver them. But soon his idea grew, and he got his entire school involved. In just a matter of...
  • MSU Falls To U-Conn

    MSU Falls To U-Conn
    Kemba Walker scored 30 points and hit a key jumper with less than a minute left, helping Connecticut outlast No. 2 Michigan State 70-67 in a physical Maui Invitational semifinal on Tuesday. Connecticut (4-0) fought the Spartans for every inch every...
  • MSU Avoids Two Straight Losses, Tops Washington

    MSU Avoids Two Straight Losses, Tops Washington
    Kalin Lucas scored 29 points and keyed a second-half rally, helping No. 2 Michigan State salvage a 76-71 win over No. 13 Washington in the third place game of the Maui Invitational on Wednesday. Michigan State (4-1) Michigan State trailed by 10 after a...
  • Full Body Scanner Boycott Not A Problem At Ford Airport

    Full Body Scanner Boycott Not A Problem At Ford Airport
    November 24th, or "National Opt-Out Day" was supposed to be the day passengers united to refuse full body scanners, but in Grand Rapids and across the county it seems the protest never really got off the ground. At Gerald R. Ford International, there...
  • Missing Man Found in Grand Rapids

    Missing Man Found in Grand Rapids
    Authorities say 22-year-old Joshua Stefanski was found around 4:45 p.m. in the Grand Rapids area.  Several law enforcement agencies have been searching an area in Plainfield Township near his home since early Friday morning. Police say they found...
  • Shoppers See Black On Friday, Not White

    Shoppers See Black On Friday, Not White
    Black Friday may have been great for shoppers picking up deals, but little/no snow made minimal travel issues. Only light snow showers, flakes, and flurries were prevalent across West Michigan on black Friday. Generally dry pavement made for easy...