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Case against man accused of looking at child porn at Walmart goes federal
BAY CITY, MI-- After a registered sex offender was accused of publicly perusing child pornography on a Mount Pleasant Walmart's demonstration laptop, he was charged with two crimes in state-level court. A month later, his case has gone federal.
Case dismissed against man alleged to have taken baby in violent confrontation
A preliminary examination in the case ofDavid J. Hodges, 28, was to take place before Bay County District Judge Timothy J. Kelly the afternoon of May 15. Instead of proceeding with witness testimony, the prosecution filed a motion to have the case dismissed. The judge obliged, dismissing all four ch
Bradley's Bistro closing in downtown Saginaw
SAGINAW, MI-- After nearly four years in business, downtown Saginaw's Bradley's Bistro is closing its doors.The farm-to-table restaurant located at 216 Federal Ave. is not open during the Memorial Day weekend and is not reopening afterward, co-owner Lisa Kelly said in a Facebook post."We have come t
Vehicle crashes into motorcycle sending cyclist to hospital
SAGINAW, MI-- Shortly after 5 p.m. on Friday, May 25, rescue crews responded to the corner of Harrison and Gratiot for a crash involving a motorcycle.
Police seek woman felony warrant
This week’s Wanted Wednesday subject has been named as Lisa Marie Stark, also known as “Birdie,” age 34. She is described as standing 5 feet 5 inches, weighing 195 pounds, and having brown hair and brown eyes.
Downtown Saginaw Farmers' Market moves to new location
SAGINAW (WJRT) -(05/25/18) - The Downtown Saginaw Farmers' Market has opened for the season, but in a new location.The farmers' market is leasing the outdoor pavilion space at the SVRC Marketplace, operated by SVRC Industries. The indoor portion of the marketplace won't open until June 22nd.The new
Two killed in motorcycle crash on Flint's north side
A white sedan was driving west on Damon Street, made a left turn onto southbound North Saginaw Street and was hit by a motorcycle, Flint police said.
Midland mom charged with abuse
A 21-year-old Midland mother is facing felony charges in a startling case that began when she made a police report that her child was harmed by another person.Mariah Cheri Roberts faces one count each of tampering with evidence and third-degree child abuse.The charges are the result of an investigat
Saginaw Police Ask for Help to Find Missing Man - WSGW 790 AM
Police are asking for help in finding a man missing from his home in Saginaw for more than a week. Fifty-year-old Patrick Kelly left his home on Saginaw’s southwest side on Wednesday, May 16, and has not come back. Police say his wife is worried about his mental state.
Marijuana wax lab may have started Bay City house fire, says DHS petition
BAY CITY, MI-- As a Bay City man continues to recover from burns he suffered in a recent house fire, the courts have ordered custody of his children be given to their mother, based on allegations he started the blaze by using a volatile method to make marijuana wax.
Thompson Square set Bay City show
Multi-platinum selling country duo Thompson Square are bringing their live show to the Bay City Country Music Festival on Friday, June 22. Fans can also expect to hear songs from their forthcoming third studio album, "Masterpiece," to be released June 1.
Fate of teen charged with murder in Bay City man's death in jury's hands
BAY CITY, MI --The fate of a teenager accused of murdering a Bay City man and ransacking his house is in the hands of a jury. If jurors find him guilty of the most serious charge against him, he'll spend the rest of his days behind bars.
‘Unanticipated’ building collapse reported at Dow Headquarters in Midland
MIDLAND, Mich. --Midland Fire Chief Chris Coughlin says an unanticipated building collapse took place at the Dow Headquarters in Midland on Thursday morning.Chief Coughlin says that the building was being demolished and was already partially gone when the rest of it collapsed suddenly.No injuries we
Saginaw bridge closures continue for maintenance work
The work began Wednesday, May 23, and was expected to last through Tuesday, May 29, according to city officials. All of the city's bridges -- Genesee Avenue, Court Street, M-46/Rust Avenue and Center Street -- are undergoing maintenance.
Bay County Crime Stoppers Hosts Successful Benefit Basketball Game - WSGW 790 AM
Crime Stoppers President Tom Matuszewski estimated the game raised approximately $5,000 which goes toward their annual budget of about $25,000.
Teen convicted of killing Michigan man found dead after fire
BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) — A teenager has been convicted of killing a Michigan man whose stabbed body was found during a house fire.The Bay City Timesreports a jury found 17-year-old Rodrick Williams guilty Tuesday of charges including second-degree murder. He faces up to life in prison when sentenced J
Bay City Commissioners Reject Bidder For Screw Replacement Project - WSGW 790 AM
On a seven to two vote Monday, Bay City Commissioners rejected Sanford based R C L Construction to handle a nearly $452,000 screw replacement project at one of the city’s retention treatment basins.
Brawls spur police 'quality of life' patrols in Bay City parks
Cecchini said the incident, which took place on or about May 2, remains under investigation, "but we know the players involved."
Suspicious video posted, no threats made
Midland County sheriff’s deputies were contacted about a suspicious video Tuesday, and found the case had already been investigated by state police without any threats being uncovered.A deputy learned of the suspicious video Tuesday evening. The video had been posted on Instagram by a 16-year-old Le
Artifacts unearthed during Old Woodward project
“These kinds of finds are exciting and bring us closer to the life along Old Woodward 100 years ago, even as it undergoes its current transformation to a new chapter,” said Leslie Pielack, Birmingham Museum director. “We have historic photos and accounts from the turn of the 20th century, but these