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Police evacuate area near Michigan St. and Ewing Ave. due to gas leak

SOUTH BEND, Ind.—The South Bend Police Department has evacuated an area around Michigan Street and Ewing Avenue due to a gas leak at a house. Police say that arrived to the area of Michigan and Ewing around 9 a.m. for reports of a gas leak.


Michigan Girl Dies After Ingesting Meth

ELKHART, Ind. (CBS Detroit/ AP) – A Michigan father and his girlfriend are facing felony charges after his 10-year-old daughter ingested methamphetamine and died in Elkhart, IN. last June.


Concerned Citizens Speak Out at City Council

A large group of concerned citizens attended the Dexter City Council meeting on Feb. 11 to speak out to Mayor Keough and City Council members encouraging them to improve the safety of pedestrian crossings, especially where kids are concerned.


Damaging windstorm sets its sights on West Michigan

WEST MICHIGAN — You may want to get prepared for a strong storm coming this weekend. Sunday’s powerful winter storm could bring some of the strongest winds West Michigan has seen all season. A storm this strong usually only happens once a year.


Supreme Court ruling to curb Michigan's police seizures property, cars

Ruling in the Indiana case of a low-level heroin dealer whose $42,000 Land Rover SUV was confiscated by police — even though the man served no jail time — the U.S. Supreme Court said Wednesday that the nation's criminal justice system may not impose excessive criminal fines and forfeitures.


Dexter middle school students achieve music success

Mill Creek Middle School students know their music; enough so that some of them achieved all-state honors. To recognize the success of the music program, the Dexter Community Schools Board of Education, at its Feb. 11 meeting, recognized the students for solo and ensemble performances and honored th


Trial set for Michigan soldier charged in husband's killing

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a woman and a man who Michigan authorities allege were having an affair and conspired to kill the woman's husband. Authorities say 23-year-old U.S. Army Sgt. Tyrone Hassel III was fatally shot in an ambush on New Year's Eve while visiting his fa


Board of Review March Meetings – City of Dexter

As required by the General Property Tax Act and the City Charter, public notice is hereby given by the City of Dexter, that the 2019 March Board of Review will meet on the following days at the Dexter City Hall located at 8123 Main Street, Second Floor; Dexter, Michigan, 48130 for the purpose of rev


Detroit man who threatened 'massive shooting' in Michigan arrested, authorities say

A Detroit man accused of threatening "a massive shooting" in Michigan has been arrested in Youngstown, Ohio. U.S. Marshals said 28-year-old Cameron White posted on Facebook that he was "planning a massive shooting real soon."


Michigan Is Ranked As One Of The Most Sinful States

Recently a company named Wallethub (which is a credit score web-site) decided to to rank what states are most sinful and Michigan found it's self on the top 10! Here is how the web-site broke it down by...

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Police detail timeline, motive of mother in West Michigan murder-suicide

SOLON TOWNSHIP, Mich. - The shooting deaths of three young girls and their mother in West Michigan earlier this week has been ruled a murder-suicide. The Kent County Sheriff's Department said Wednesday afternoon that the medical examiner ruled that the deaths of Alaina Rau, 2; Cassidy Rodery, 6; and


Red-Hot Dexter Hockey Wins Seventh Straight

The red-hot Dexter hockey team made it seven straight wins and 12th out its last 13 after a 4-3 win over Bedford Wednesday night. After starting the year at 1-4, the Dreadnaughts have been on fire and improved to 17-6 overall after the win over the Mules.


Ex-NFL star gets pre-approval for medical marijuana dispensary in Michigan

Former Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson received preliminary approval this week to open a medical marijuana dispensary in Michigan. Johnson was given unanimous pre-approval to open the business with his wife, Brittney Johnson, The Detroit Free Press reported Thursday.


Police locate missing Superior Township woman ‘safe and sound’

Washtenaw County sheriff’s officials on Feb. 20 announced they have located Lori Renee Collins Mouat of Superior Township, who left her home on Thursday, Feb. 14 and hadn’t been seen since.


Michigan couple finds lottery loophole, wins $27 million in 9 years

Jerry Selbee has spent his life looking for patterns. And it's paid off -- quite literally: to the tune of $27 million, in fact. Yes, that's how much Selbee won once he figured out a loophole in a lottery game. If you knew the trick, you could do it, too. (Well, if lottery officials hadn't pulled th


Ann Arbor police investigating suspicious death after body found Wednesday

Police are investigating a suspicious death in Ann Arbor. According to Lt. Renee Bush, police arrived and started to investigate around 5 p.m. Wednesday on Lillian Road in the area of US-23 and Packard Street.


Death at Ann Arbor home ruled homicide

ANN ARBOR, MI - Police are now calling the death of an Ann Arbor man a homicide. Richard Fortune, 71, was found dead about 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20 at his home in the 2600 block of Lillian Road on the east side of Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor police Lt. Earle Fox said.


Michigan Mom Fatally Shot Her 3 Daughters, Ages 2, 6 and 8, Before Killing Herself

Michigan authorities say a mom fatally shot her three children Monday before turning the gun on herself. On Wednesday, Kent County officials identified Aubrianne Moore, 28, and her daughters Alaina Rau, 2, Cassidy Rodery, 6, and Kyrie Rodery, 8, as the four people found dead at a Grand Rapids home M


These are the 10 best diners in Michigan

The search for Michigan's Best Diner was all about breaking records, and waistlines. After receiving more than 370 nominees and 40,000-plus votes, we set out to visit about 30 of the top contenders, including our 12 poll winners across the state.


Michigan seeks to slash medical pot fees

THURSDAY, Feb. 21 — As state officials continue to collect far more money than they need to operate Michigan’s medical marijuana program, costs for licensed cardholders could soon get a whole lot cheaper.