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Update: Missing Michigan truck driver found dead

UPDATE, Feb. 21, 5 p.m. CT: Truck driver Patrick Paul Weinheimer was found dead Feb. 21, reports WNEM. Additional details about the circumstances of his death were not immediately available. Truckers News has contacted the police for updated information and will provide an update as new details emer


Michigan mother fatally shot 3 young daughters in woods before killing self: police

A Michigan woman shot and killed her three young daughters in the woods on Monday before driving the bodies back to her home and killing herself, police said. Sheriff Michelle LaJoye-Young, with the Kent County Sheriff’s Department, said Wednesday that the deaths of Alaina Rau, 2, Cassidy Rodery, 6,


Michigan mother pleads for information on son’s whereabouts

ADRIAN, MI (WTOL) - A Michigan mother is pleading for her son’s safe return. "This takes me back to when I had breast cancer five years ago, and it's that fear of the unknown. That is the most horrific fear you can have,” Tracena Dickerson said, fighting back tears.


Michigan Football: Plenty of positive signs with 5-star Justin Rogers

Michigan football is hosting five-star offensive lineman Justin Rogers this weekend and that’s among a few positive signs for the Wolverines. If you follow recruiting closely then you will be familiar with the name Justin Rogers. He’s one of the top offensive lineman in the country in 2020 and a guy


Michigan Mom Fatally Shot Her 3 Daughters, Ages 2, 6 and 8, Before Killing Herself

Michigan authorities say a mom fatally shot her three children Monday before turning the gun on herself. On Wednesday, Kent County officials identified Aubrianne Moore, 28, and her daughters Alaina Rau, 2, Cassidy Rodery, 6, and Kyrie Rodery, 8, as the four people found dead at a Grand Rapids home M


Michigan influenza activity widespread

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) -- The Centers for Disease Control Prevention says seven children died from the flu this week, bringing the pediatric death toll for the 2018-2019 flu season to 41.


50 mph winds, possible 'bomb cyclone' could hit Michigan

Power outages and flying patio chairs could be the scene this weekend as a powerful low pressure storm system moves from the Central Plains toward the Great Lakes. Southeast Michigan could see wind gusts of 50 mph on Sunday, said Ian Lee, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in White Lak


Henry's Complete-Game One-Hitter Lifts Michigan Past The Citadel

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Junior lefty Tommy Henry dominated The Citadel, tossing a complete-game, one-hit shutout of The Citadel as the No. 17-ranked University of Michigan baseball team downed the Bulldogs, 2-0, on Friday (Feb. 22) at Joe Riley Stadium. Henry also struck out a career-high 13 batters.


A “Bomb Cyclone” is Going to Hit Michigan this Weekend

Hold on to your hats (literally) because strong winds are expected to blow through Michigan this weekend. Winds so strong that it's also known as a "bomb cyclone" which is what happens when central pressure drops by 24 millibars in 24 hours (Wikipedia). It's not as scary as it sounds but basically,


Michigan Snowmobile Festival

Snowmobile Fun Run. Ride to five area businesses for your chance to win gift certificates or $1,000. An after party will be held at the Eagles Hall from 4-10pm.


Weather 'bomb' possible in Michigan this weekend: What to know

DETROIT - The right mix of weather conditions this weekend in Michigan, including in Metro Detroit, will likely satisfy "bomb" criteria. No, it's not a word used to hype up weather. It's an actual meteorological term. So what does it all mean?


Michigan mom, 28, shot her three young daughters dead with a hunting rifle before driving home with their bodies and killing herself

New details have emerged in the case of a mother found shot dead in a car with her three young children in rural Michigan earlier this week. Authorities say 28-year-old Aubrianne Moore took her three daughters, eight-year-old Kyrie Rodery, six-year-old Cassidy Rodery and two-year-old Alaina Rau, out


Bomb cyclone: Michigan to be hit with 50 mph winds

Michigan will be hit this weekend with a low-pressure system that has the potential to turn into a "bomb cyclone," meteorologists said Friday. Strong wind gusts in excess of 50 mph are possible Sunday, the National Weather Service.


West Michigan woman sentenced for stealing patients' Valium

GRAND RAPIDS — A former Kalamazoo woman was sentenced to over six years in federal prison for stealing Valium from her special needs patients Wednesday, Feb. 20. Kristie Ann Mollohan, 42, currently lives in Cosby, Tenn., but was living and working in West Michigan in August 2016. At the time, she wa


Michigan State Police: Get ready for widespread, lengthy power outages

MID-MICHIGAN (WJRT) (2/22/2019) - Consumers Energy is planning ahead for the prospect of widespread power outages caused by high winds this weekend. The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Watch for all of Mid-Michigan along and south of U.S. 10 for Sunday. A Winter Storm Watch is in eff


Michigan Mom Kills Her Three Young Daughters & Herself With Hunting Rifle

SOLON TOWNSHIP, MI — Authorities report that a Michigan mom fatally shot her three young daughters in a wooded area with a hunting rifle, and then drove the dead kids to her boyfriend’s home, where she parked outside and then shot herself.


Police: Couple thought plot to murder Michigan soldier untraceable on Snapchat

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. - A woman and her boyfriend were deployed with the U.S. Army in South Korea when they conspired via Snapchat to kill her husband so she could claim the life insurance money, police in Michigan said.


Michigan men accused of wiring $88M overseas claim it was for their families

Three Michigan men accused of wiring $88 million to multiple overseas accounts claim they did nothing wrong, arguing they were just sending the money to relatives. Federal prosecutors, however, claim the trio created phony businesses with the express purpose of moving large amounts of cash out of th


Video: Rare Michigan Lynx Sighting in Family’s Backyard

A Lexington, Michigan resident thought nothing of it when he heard his dog barking out the window of his home, figuring it was likely just some deer causing all the commotion. To his surprise, a large cat – possibly a rare Michigan lynx – was strutting across their yard, walking into the trees.


Michigan Eats Honda Accord

If a street has been barricaded for construction, it’s not wise to drive past those barricades, lest you injure a construction worker. There also might be a massive hole in the street, like this one, on Goodson Street in Hamtramck, Michigan.