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Man who killed teens trespassing on property sentenced to prison
JACKSON, MI - Because he used lethal force to defend property and not himself or his wife from a violent crime, Tracy Lawrence is going to prison for killing two teens who were breaking into his truck.
88-year-old woman carjacked in Walmart parking lot in Livonia
LIVONIA, Mich. (WXYZ) - Two suspects are in custody for allegedly carjacking an 88-year-old woman.The victim was shopping at Walmart on Middlebelt and Plymouth on Tuesday, police say. Two suspects approached her while she was at her car.Police say they knocked her down and took off with her vehicle
Man caught on video stealing money from roadside farm stand in Fowlerville
FOWLERVILLE, Mich. (WXYZ) - Fowlerville Police are searching for a man caught on video stealing money from a roadside farm stand.Police say the money was stolen from a farm stand north of Chase Lake Road at Fowlerville Road.The suspect's face is not clearly visible, but officers are asking for the p
Main Jackson street being converted into a two-way
"What we would like to see happen with the conversion is returning this back to a neighborhood street where you can go both ways. It'll also help slow down traffic, make it more pedestrian friendly, and it'll also help provide better access around this neighborhood" said Jackson Public Information O
South Lyon middle school student arrested, enters plea to making false terrorist threat
The Centennial Middle School student, 12, was reported to have threatened to bring an AK-47 to school on Sept. 18 and would shoot up the school. Two other students reported the threat, made during a fifth-hour class, to a teacher.
3 hurt in accident involving garbage truck in Jackson County
COLUMBIA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WILX) --Three people were taken to the hospital after a pickup truck crashed into a garbage truck in Jackson County Tuesday morning.The Columbia Township Police Department says officers were dispatched to the crash at Riverside Road, east of McKinney Road around 7:49 a.m.A
This high school axed homecoming queen title because of bullying
Students at Chelsea High School in Chelsea, Michigan, have taken a stand against bullying by getting rid of one of the school's biggest traditions -- homecoming queen.
Controversy surrounding Bird scooters in Ann Arbor
According to Howard Lazarus, Ann Arbor’s city administrator, the e-scooters have been popular but they’re, “not licensed and riders may not legally ride them in the right-of-way at this time.”
Canton man imprisoned in crash that killed West Bloomfield woman
Tyler Joseph-David Robinson, 25, had pleaded no contest Aug. 17 in Wayne County Circuit Court to one charge of reckless driving, causing death, and to another charge of driving under the influence, causing death, in the crash that killed Tonya D. Hall, who was 54.
Man dies after being shot in shoulder
After being shot, in circumstances and by a person police have not yet described, the victim knocked on a door in the area, said he had been shot, took off his sweatshirt, then fell over.
Plans for new upscale apartments, retail space in Downtown Jackson
JACKSON, Mich. (WILX) -Business owners on the 200 block of North Jackson Street told Cryss Walker they’re excited about the news, with hopes that a new project will bring more foot traffic and business downtown.“There's a lot of things going on in Downtown Jackson that a lot of people don't know abo
Bungalow on Ann Arbor's west side undergoes beautiful remodel
ANN ARBOR- This cozy three-bedroom, 2.5-bath home, a stone's throw from the Eberwhite neighborhood, has been beautifully renovated and expanded.
5-Star Safety Prospect Daxton Hill Commits to Michigan over Alabama, More
Before committing to Michigan, he was recruited by the likes of Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State.247Sportslists him as a 5-star player, Oklahoma's top prospect and the best recruit at his position.
Man arrested after "nodding off" in his car
JACKSON CO., Mich. (WILX) --On Saturday, Sept. 15, Jackson Co. put out an alert to be on the lookout for a driver nodding off in his car.
One Year Later, Michigan Man Ordered to Sell 20 Cars a Month Is Out 160 Cars but Remains Upbeat
One year ago today,we introduced Ron Dauzet, a Michigan man who was being forced by his local township to sell 20 cars per month because the 218-vehicle collection on his property ran in violation of a local blight ordinance. On Sunday, I caught up with Ron and took photos of his property, which now
Michigan Football: Why Nebraska is still a trap game
Despite Nebraska losing its first two games of the season, they’re the most talented team aside from Notre Dame that Michigan’s had to play thus far. The Huskers lost a close game to a good Colorado team before losing to Troy without starting quarterbackAdrian Martinez. His status for this weekend’
Nearly 4,000 nurses vote to authorize strike with Michigan Medicine
ANN ARBOR, MI - Nurses at the University of Michigan have voted to authorize a work stoppage of up to three days to protest what they describe as "ongoing and continuous violations" of their workplace rights, the University of Michigan Professional Nurses Council announced Monday, Sept. 17.
Recreational marijuana could be legal soon in Michigan. Most local officials oppose it.
Burlington Township doesn't allow medical marijuana facilities in its borders, and, if Michigan voters decide in November to legalize recreational marijuana, it doesn't plan to allow those businesses either.
Former UM doctor facing child sex-related charges takes plea deal
Mark F. Hoeltzel, 46, pleaded guilty Thursday, Sept. 13, to one felony count of enticement of a minor, according to court records.
Chelsea business spotlighted in national TV ad for Amazon Storefronts
It starts with the jingle of a storefront entrance bell and the co-founder of Little Flower Soap Co., Holly Rutt, flipping over a sign that reads, "Open on Amazon 24 hours."