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Wrong-way driver hospitalized after crash in Calhoun Co.

MARSHALL, Mich. — A man was hospitalized early Friday morning after crashing his vehicle while driving on the wrong side of a Calhoun County highway. It happened around 3:57 a.m. on I-69 near Marshall. Dispatchers received multiple reports of someone driving south in the northbound lanes at a high r


Michigan boy calls 911 asking for McDonald's, police respond

WYOMING, Mich. (WXYZ) — A 5-year-old Michigan boy had a craving for fast food early Sunday morning and with his grandmother sleeping, he needed help. Possibly not yet savvy to place an online order on Grubhub or UberEats, Iziah Hall grabbed a phone and dialed three digits.


Health department confirms cases of mumps at Calhoun County Jail

CALHOUN COUNTY, Mich. — The Calhoun County Jail has confirmed cases of mumps, according to a statement from the Calhoun County Public Health Department received Friday, who are advising some staff to get doses of a vaccine to combat the viral infection.


Area man charged with shooting 2-year-old during fight with mom

JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — Prosecutors say a man intentionally shot and wounded his 2-year-old son in the face during a fight with the boy’s mother in southern Michigan. The Jackson Citizen Patriot reports 32-year-old Michael Glance of Jackson County’s Blackman Township was arraigned by video Thursday on


Calhoun County Household Hazardous Waste Collection is May 4th

Your first chance to do some serious spring cleaning , and properly dispose of your household hazardous waste is coming up in Marshall on Saturday May 4th. It'll be from 10am to noon at the Calhoun County Building parking lot, intersection of S. Grand Street and W. Hanover Street.


Michigan village seeks to sell land to medical pot industry

KALKASKA, Mich. (AP) — A northern Michigan village whose president wants the community to be a pioneer in the medical marijuana industry is planning to sell a portion of its taxpayer-owned land, possibly for the cultivation of cannabis.


UPDATE: Jackson County Sheriff identifies man shot dead during gunfight with deputies

JACKSON, Mich (WLNS) - The Jackson County Sheriff's Office has identified the suspect who died during a shooting with deputies on Wednesday night. Akeen Brown, 34, died after shooting a deputy inside a house on the 1300 block of Westlane Drive in Summit Township.


Efforts Underway To Recall Another Albion City Council Member

Once again, an Albion City Council Member is facing a Recall Petition. The Calhoun County Clerk-Elections Office received Recall Petition Language from Albion City Precinct 5 registered voter Daniel Farmer desiring to recall Albion City Precinct 5 Council Member Jeanette Spicer.


Girl, 14, drowns in pool in northern Michigan resort

BOYNE FALLS, Mich. — Officials at a northern Michigan resort say a 14-year-old girl has drowned in a pool inside the property. Boyne Mountain Resort officials said in a release Friday the teen was found unresponsive Thursday evening in three feet of water in the resort's Clock Tower Lodge pool. Atte


Jury handed the murder case of a man killed in Claude Evans Park

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The jury was handed the murder case in the trial of a Battle Creek man accused of a killing in Claude Evans Park. Closing arguments wrapped up Friday morning at the Calhoun County courthouse and the case was handed over to the jury. Davion Brown, 18, faces life in prison if f


West Michigan men caught with 80 walleyes

LANSING, Mich. — Three West Michigan men were caught with 80 walleyes from the Detroit River on Thursday. Michigan Department of Natural Resources received an anonymous tip that three men had caught too many fish on the Detroit River and were heading towards Grand Rapids on I-96.


Former state employee charged with two felonies

LANSING, MI (WILX) - Casey Sawyer, 48, of Lansing was arrested and charged with two felonies in the 56th District Court in Eaton County on Friday. Sawyer was charged with unauthorized disclosure of tax information and using a computer to commit a crime.


Michigan counties' population from 2010-18, tracked and ranked

From 2010 to 2018, the population in Michigan increased by less than 0.01%, and of the 83 counties, less than half have seen positive gains over the eight-year-period, according to the U.S. Census.


How dispensaries and venues in Michigan are celebrating 420, the unofficial marijuana holiday

DETROIT - There are plenty of events being held Saturday in celebration of 420, the unofficial national marijuana holiday. For those who are not aware, 420 refers to the cannabis-themed celebrations that take place annually April 20.


Registered sex offender leaves MH, moves to Michigan

Less than a week after being reported to live in Baxter County, a registered sex offender has moved out of the Twin Lakes Area. Sheriff John Montgomery says 66-year-old Steven Michael McNabb has relocated to Michigan.


Local mentor becomes an inspector

JONESVILLE — After completing a tough season the Jonesville High School Cobrots got a little good news recently. Phil McDowell, coach and mentor recently passed his robot inspector test for FIRST Robotics.


Michigan drivers pay the highest insurance rates in the U.S.

(KALAMAZOO, MI) (WKZO AM/FM) -- Drivers in Michigan pay more for auto insurance than anywhere else in the United States. High annual premiums are primarily due to Michigan’s unique no-fault insurance system, said Consumer Analyst Penny Gusner, which provides crash victims unlimited lifetime coverage


"The video I don't agree with it" friend says after police justified shooting seen on body cam

JACKSON, MI (WILX) - Best friends are weighing in on the police shooting of 29 year old Joey Ramirez in Jackson County on January 28, 2019. One of them told us after watching newly-released police video of the shooting, it doesn't give them much justice.


Rain forces Easter egg hunt indoors at Jackson College

JACKSON, MI - Rain didn’t stop the sixth annual Easter egg hunt at Jackson College on Saturday. A line of people waiting to pack Bert Walker Hall wrapped around the building.


UPDATE: Hearing for suspect in cold case murder postponed

CHARLOTTE, Mich. — A court hearing for a man charged in the 2002 cold case murder of Robert Caraballo has been postponed for further negotiations. Christopher McMillan was in Eaton County Circuit Court Friday morning.