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Oakland County Deputy Killed During Overnight Police Chase

The Oakland County sheriff says one of his deputies was killed during an overnight police chase. The sheriff says the police pursuit started around 12:30 Thursday morning on I-69 to M-15 in Lapeer County. The deputy was outside his patrol car, about to use stop sticks, when the suspect hit the deput

9&10 NEWS - 2017-11-23 11:11:12

Amnesty decries 'gruesome' torture tool find at Paris fair

BRUSSELS (AP) - Human rights group Amnesty International says its staff have found torture equipment for sale at a military and police trade fair in Paris in contravention of European Union laws. Amnesty said Wednesday that researchers found equipment including "spiked batons, spiked electric shock

TRAVERSE CITY RECORD-EAGLE - 2017-11-22 14:20:07

Christmas Tree lighting ceremony added to list of events for Evergreen Festival

REED CITY - Christmas at the Crossroads is ready to take off. The more than 50-year-old tradition is set to return on Friday, Nov. 24, and Saturday, Nov. 25, with events taking place throughout the city under the theme of "The Gift of Giving." Festivities begin with the Arts and Craft Show. On Nov.

CADILLAC NEWS - 2017-11-22 05:00:00

Lincoln memorabilia donated to Chase library

CHASE - The members of the Chase Township Public Library take their history seriously, beginning with the Civil War veterans who founded the town. One could imagine the Abraham [...] CHASE - The members of the Chase Township Public Library take their history seriously, beginning with the Civil War v


Reed City first-graders prepare and enjoy Thanksgiving feast

REED CITY - First-graders at Reed City's GT Norman Elementary gathered around long tables Tuesday to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal they prepared themselves. Dressed in headwear and vests emulating Native American attire, students lined up to receive a meal of turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy and corn.

CADILLAC NEWS - 2017-11-22 05:00:00

Mt. Pleasant traffic stop leads to drug arrest

Mt. Pleasant police arrested a 20-year-old Mecosta man Sunday after stopping him for driving without headlights. After pulling the man over at Broomfield and Elva streets, the officer smelled burned marijuana in the car and searched the vehicle, finding 18.8 grams of marijuana, one gram of ecstasy a


Testimony resumes in crash that killed mother and injured her son

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - Testimony resumed Wednesday in a hearing for a Kent County man, charged with leaving the scene of a crash that killed a young mother and injured her twin sons. Douglas Crystal, is facing charges including reckless driving causing death, for the September crash on Ritchie Avenue

WZZM 13 - 2017-11-22 23:19:55

Police: Ground search suspended until after deer season for missing persons

HOUGHTON LAKE - The search for Jeff Hurley and Alexandria Foust will likely not involve a ground search until the firearm deer season is over, Michigan State Police said. Houghton Lake Post Sgt. David Johnson said there was nothing new to report at this time and the ground search, including K-9 and

CADILLAC NEWS - 2017-11-22 05:00:00

G.I. woman pleads not guilty in Aug. 7 accident

Robin Nehls pleaded not guilty Tuesday to failing to stop following a personal injury accident Aug. 7 in Grand Island. Justin Foster, 28, died of injuries he suffered in a hit-and-run accident near the intersection of Faidley Avenue and Howard Street on Aug. 7. Nehls, 49, was arrested after she volu

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-22 19:19:00

Police: Two teens caught breaking into garage in Grand Island

(MGN) Grand Island Police told NTV News they hope a rash of burglaries will slow down after two teens were caught in the act. Police said someone reported two boy breaking into his home on east sixth street Monday afternoon. Officers said they found the teens in the garage before they fled the scene


Grand Island, Gibbon, St. Paul, Ord to host community holiday dinners

The Salvation Army in Grand Island will host a Thanksgiving Day meal from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Salvation Army is located at 818 W. Third. Community Thanksgiving dinners are also scheduled in Gibbon, St. Paul and Ord. The fourth annual Gibbon Area Community Thanksgiving Meal will be Thursday from 11


CCC Grand Island holds Honor Society induction

GRAND ISLAND - Ten students have been inducted into the Alpha Tau Tau Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at Central Community College-Grand Island. Individuals selected as members are recognized for their academic excellence, good character and citizenship. To obtain membership,

YORK NEWS-TIMES - 2017-11-22 06:00:00

VA hospital patients to have special Christmas USO show

The public has the opportunity to bring a smile to veterans and their families this holiday season. Starting Friday, people can donate Christmas presents to patients at the VA Medical Center in Grand Island. There will be a drop-off box at the Hy-Vee store at 115 Wilmar Ave. It will be in the front

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-23 01:00:00

'Tis the season: lighting downtown candles

Buy Now Grand Island Utilities Department worker Jake Huss rides in the bucket of a bucket truck while installing candle-shaped Christmas decorations on North Wheeler Avenue in downtown Grand Island. Another crew has installed Christmas-tree shaped decorations along Third Street in downtown.(Indepen

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-22 05:30:00

Law enforcement ready for 'Click It or Ticket'

The Hall County Sheriff's Department, Grand Island Police Department and Nebraska State Patrol are taking part in A Click It or Ticket campaign that's currently underway. Between last Monday and this coming Sunday, Grand Island police officers will work an additional 72 overtime hours, thanks in par

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-22 05:30:00

G.I. firefighters don't solicit money over the phone

Grand Island firefighters are urging people to be careful where they donate. Local professional firefighters will never solicit money over the phone. "Grand Island Professional Firefighters support many causes in the community," a release said. The organization raises money for the Muscular Dystroph

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-22 05:30:00

Chavez: Patience and persistence pay off for Naples hunter

Ben Chaffer was disappointed with an early miss, but he was back in his tree stand later and tagged 'the buck of a lifetime' He missed and his heart sank. Because Ben Chaffer may be only 17 years old, but he knows. Bucks with 10 points don't come along every day, much less offer a shot broadside. S

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-11-23 14:18:34

'Felony Lane Gang' hitting Monroe, Livingston and Ontario counties

ROCHESTER-They steal your checkbook and identification then have a prostitute go to the bank, disguised as you to get your cash! Investigators believe a group known as the "Felony Lane Gang" which moves up and down the east coast is currently hitting the Rochester area. The thieves have recently sma

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-23 02:24:00

Police ID person killed in Marion crash

MARION - State police have identified the person killed when his car went off the road and overturned in a creek. Troopers said Adam Vitalone, 35, of Marion, was driving on Marion East Williamson Road when the accident happened. Police found his vehicle, on its roof and partially submerged in a cree

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-11-22 21:00:00

Get ready for Santa to arrive

A community tree-lighting ceremony Friday in downtown Canandaigua helps kick off the holiday festivities CANANDAIGUA - Enjoy your turkey dinner with all the fixin's today - especially if you ran in the Canandaigua Turkey Trot to benefit the Friends of Ontario ARC Foundation - and savor your tryptoph

MPNNOW - 2017-11-23 00:00:38