If there’s breaking news or an issue that needs investigating, you’ll likely run into Angeline McCall.

Angeline joined the FOX 17 news team in March 2019.

Originally from Illinois, she began her journalism career as an intern at WGN-TV in Chicago. Before that, she interned for the BBC in both the radio and TV departments. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

Angeline came to Grand Rapids from WDAY in Fargo, North Dakota. In her two years there, she became a go-to breaking news and investigative reporter while also anchoring the weekend newscasts.

When Angeline isn’t working, you’ll probably find her at the lakeshore, on one of West Michigan’s beautiful trails or hanging out with her family.

Whether it’s breaking news or an unforgettable experience, Angeline is passionate about sharing your story. You can reach her at amccall@fox17online.com or shoot her a message on Facebook or Twitter.

Recent Articles
  • ‘Fish vampires’ attaching to trout in the Great Lakes

    EAST LANSING, Mich. — A 12-year project at Michigan State University has set out to learn just how invasive species affect the Great Lakes and its trout population. It took multiple graduate students years to see how sea lamprey, also known as Vampire Fish, affect the ecosystem. The lamprey, which are an invasive species, use sharp teeth to latch onto fish and suck their blood. At MSU, they’ve been studying the affects the lamprey have on trout in the Great […]

  • Vigil honors Ashley Young, killed and dismembered one year ago

    GRAND HAVEN, Mich – Friday marks one year since Ashley Young was killed and mutilated by her killer, Jared Chance, convicted earlier this year. Friends and family marked the somber anniversary by holding a vigil at Young’s mother’s home. The group lit candles, said prayers and sang a song together. They also shared their favorite memories of Ashley, as well as the things they will miss most about her. “She is always going to be a part of me. I […]

  • Volunteer group needs sponsorship to put wreaths on veterans’ graves

    ZEELAND, Mich. – A group in West Michigan needs the public’s help to honor veterans this holiday season. Civil Air Patrol Squadron MI-135 has been placing wreaths on veterans’ graves for the last 11 years. The group is based in the Holland area with 8 senior members and 26 cadets, ranging from 12 to 18 years old. “When we get back to our squadron meeting afterwards, and we ask what it meant to [the cadets], you would be absolutely astounded […]

  • Family in house explosion finds new home through local church

    RAVENNA, Mich. – The family who lost their home in an explosion, now has a place to live. The Ravenna community has come together to collect donations for the Stock family, who lost their home last week. In parts, the house was nearly flattened. The two families who were inside at the time are still recovering. Because their house was destroyed, First Reformed Church in Ravenna is offering their parsonage house to them. Typically, a pastor or other clergy members […]

  • Local agency hopes to help those aging out of foster care

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – More than 23,000 children age out of the foster care system nationwide every year. The National Foster Youth Institute reports that around 4,600 of those young adults will immediately become homeless because they have nowhere to go. Less than 3 percent receive a college degree and 50 percent of them develop some sort of addiction to drugs or alcohol. The Center for Community Transformation, which works hand-in-hand with Bethany Christian Services in Grand Rapids, is hoping […]

  • Biological mother pushes for answers after adoptive father is arrested

    SALEM TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Aundria Bowman was first reported missing when she was 14 years old in March of 1989. Her body has never been found, and no one has been charged with her disappearance. On Friday, Aundria’s adoptive father was charged in a homicide case out of Norfolk, Virginia. Aundria was born as Alexis Badger. Her mother, Cathy Terkanian, was 17 when she gave birth to her one and only child. Terkanian chose to leave her husband and move […]

  • Towing company gives car to woman whose vehicle was stolen, crashed

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A woman living with multiple disabilities discovered her car was stolen on Monday. Only a few days later, she learned a towing company based out of Muskegon planned to donate a new one to her. On Sunday, Barbara Brown stopped by the Speedway gas station near the intersection of Leonard Street and Turner Avenue to fill up her tank. She estimates she inside the gas station for approximately three minutes. When she went back outside, her […]

  • Family member describes drowning during hunting trip

    AMBER TOWNSHIP,  Mich. — A Grand Rapids man died after his family’s canoe overturned during a hunting trip in Mason County. Emergency crews were called around 7:35 a.m. Friday morning to the Pere Marquette River near the Scottville boat launch in Amber Township, east of Ludington. Forty-eight-year-old Steve Borkowski died as a result of the accident. His brother, Marc Borkowski, and his father John Borkowski, survived. Over the phone, Marc Borkowski described the accident and how he was able to […]

  • MDOT may test beet juice to combat snow and ice on the road

    PLAINWELL, Mich. – A bill going through the Michigan legislature would test the effectiveness of beet juice on the roads. If passed, the bill would require the Michigan Department of Transportation to test the agricultural by-product. “If there is a new idea that helps us do our job better, then that’s a good thing,” says Mark Geib, Engineer of Transportation Systems, Management, and Operations with MDOT. “If you never try anything, you are never going to find out.” Geib says […]

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