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Wayne County Sheriff's Office warns about misleading calls

WAYNE COUNTY, Mich. - The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is warning citizens about misleading calls being made in its name. According to the WCSO, the calls are being made by someone claiming to be calling on behalf of the agency.


West Michigan family evacuated after violence during Haiti mission trip

ALLEGAN, Mich. — A West Michigan family was evacuated from the home they were staying in the mountains after violence broke out during a missionary trip to Haiti. The U.S. State Department told people not to travel Haiti due to the crime and civil unrest. All non-emergency U.S. personnel and their f


Racist graffiti found on Ypsilanti Township man’s garage

YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, MI - Police are probing after racist graffiti was found on an Ypsilanti Township man’s garage this week. A resident found vulgar words and a slur directed at his Middle Eastern ethnicity scrawled in spray paint on his garage doors in the early morning hours Thursday, Feb. 21 as h


Cities in Michigan with the most affordable housing

Housing affordability is a top consideration when determining where to live. In 2018, the economy was strong and real estate prices went up. In 2019, many are predicting a downturn in the housing market.


Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy will take over Flint water cases

LANSING, Mich. - Michigan Solicitor General Fadwa Hammoud announced that Wayne County Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy and her office, at the request of Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, will be working in tandem with Hammoud to investigate and prosecute the Flint criminal cases.


Buckeyes in contention for Big Ten Title after Day 1

Ann Arbor, MI – Ohio State got off to a solid start in the Big Ten Championships on Friday. While most of the events were Prelims for the Finals on Saturday, the Buckeyes still picked up three medals in the pentathlon, long jump, and weight throw.


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.


Sumpter Township takes newspaper of record change off the table

A proposal to change the newspaper of record from the Belleville Area Independent to Associated Newspapers’ The Eagle was discussed at great length at the Jan. 22 work study session of the Sumpter Township Board of Trustees.


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


This Michigan Bakery Has Possibly The Best Paczki Filling

Paczki Day will soon be here, I'm starting to think of what kind of paczki I'm gonna get. For the longest time, blueberry jelly was my go-to flavor. Then I discovered bavarian creme filling and it was all over from there. But I just recently discovered a bakery in Michigan that has, quite possibly,

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Marijuana most prevalent drug in Michigan roadside testing, police find

A trial program of a five-minute roadside drug test conducted last year in Michigan found most of the drivers suspected of impairment had marijuana in their system. The Michigan State Police have wrapped up their report on the pilot program, which put Alere DDS2 saliva test devices in the hands of 3


New Wayne County Commissioner Sam Baydoun ready to serve after public swearing-in ceremony

DEARBORN — Hundreds of people packed the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center in Dearborn on Monday to celebrate the latest accomplishment and challenge for longtime community leader and real estate broker Sam Baydoun.


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.


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


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?


Do You Know These 52 Things About Michigan?

I was burning some internet time and stumbled across some things I knew and mostly didn't know about the great state of Michigan. 1. Michigan is the only state that consists of two peninsulas that include an upper and a lower. Florida is known for being called the Peninsula State...but we know who t


Powerlifter Lifts Jeep And Saves Trapped Man After Michigan Crash

A powerlifter in Michigan helped save a man pinned under a rolled over vehicle last week and is now being hailed a superhero. At around 4:30 pm on Thursday February 14, gym-lover Ryan Belcher heard a loud smash from his workplace in Ypsilanti, Michigan. He rushed outside and was confronted by a viol


Gathering of Corsairs Set for Thunder Over Michigan

Thunder Over Michigan, organized by the Yankee Air Museum in Ypsilanti, Michigan is one of the most popular air shows in the United States. This year the organizers are arranging what could be the largest Corsair gathering in decades. In fact, Michael Luther, the air show’s director, just announced


Retail fraud suspects accused of taking bed sheets, diapers flee Livonia police

Livonia police are on the lookout for a vehicle and two suspects accused of stealing from Meijer and fleeing several police officers. Police were called the afternoon of Feb. 20 to the store at 13000 Middlebelt on the report of two people appearing to steal items from the store. The suspects were se


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.