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Flint Township man faces murder charge in death of 2-year-old daughter

FLINT TWP., MI -- A 19-year-old faces up to life in prison after he's accused of killing his 2-year-old daughter in September 2017 at a Flint Township apartment. Jaquan Tremaine Johnson charged this month and arraigned in Genesee District Court on single counts each of felony murder and first-degree

MLIVE.COM - 2018-03-22 19:00:00

Search party back on to look for missing Genesee County women

GENESEE COUNTY, MI -- A twice-rescheduled search party to look for clues into the disappearances of two Genesee County women is back on for this weekend, according to organizers. The search party for Teresa Woolard and Brianna Vibert is now set from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, March 24, with small group

MLIVE.COM - 2018-03-22 00:32:13

Man arrested for child abuse after young boy found wandering out - WNEM TV 5

A 21-year-old man was arrested on child abuse charges after a toddler was found wandering the streets alone. The incident happened on March 19 about 12:46 p.m. in the Byron Drive subdivision outside of Vassar. Residents called 911 to report a young boy wandering the neighborhood alone and not dresse

WNEM - 2018-03-21 22:21:00

Flint airport stabbing suspect facing new terrorism charge

FLINT, MI - The 50-year-old man suspected of stabbing Officer Jeff Neville in June 2017 at Bishop International Airport in Flint is now charged with committing an international act of terror. Amor M. Ftouhi, a dual citizen of Canadia and Tunisia, was charged in an indictment on Wednesday, March 21,

MLIVE.COM - 2018-03-21 21:40:00

Fatal I-75 rock-throwing case delayed as officials await DNA results

FLINT, MI -- A probable cause hearing for five teens charged with second-degree murder for throwing more than a dozen rocks from a highway overpass, including one that pierced a van's windshield and killed a 32-year-old Mt. Morris man, has been postponed to April 26. Assistant prosecutor Karen Hanso

MLIVE.COM - 2018-03-22 15:05:00

Dam breach leads to drop in water levels at Thread Lake in Flint

GENESEE COUNTY, MI - Water levels are down at Thread Lake in Flint following a dam breach in February. The Flint River Watershed Coalition announced Wednesday, March 21, that the breach occurred along the dam's western side after rapid snowmelt and heavy rainfall caused multiple rivers and creeks in

MLIVE.COM - 2018-03-22 14:06:35

Northfield Twp. Officer Among 7 Charged With Fraudulent Vehicle Checks

The Michigan attorney general's office has accused seven current and former police officers, including one from a local department, with falsifying state documents for inspections intended to detect stolen vehicles and parts. Attorney General Bill Schuette announced today the officers who have ser

WHMI.COM - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Mail Carrier From Pinckney Killed After Being Pinned By Own Truck

A U.S. Postal Service vehicle that rolled down a driveway near Chelsea struck and killed a mail carrier from Livingston County. Michigan State police say 56-year-old Tracy Sylo of Pinckney died Wednesday in Washtenaw County's Lyndon Township while delivering a package to a home. Police say the mai

WHMI.COM - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Man found dead in house 2 days after fire

Highland Park police are investigating after the body of a black male in his 20s was found in a home Tuesday, two days after the house was set ablaze. Firefighters responded to the 230 block of Richton on Sunday at 9 p.m., and extinguished a house fire, said Marli Blackman, spokeswoman for the city.

DETROIT NEWS - 2018-03-21 12:56:01

Video catches woman posing as new employee stealing from restaurant workers

Police are searching for a woman who boldly poses as a new employee to steal from workers at multiple restaurants in metro Detroit. Similar robberies have been reported at the PF Changs in Livonia and the Red Robin and Buffalo Wild Wings in Livonia. The woman apparently comes into the restaurant, sa

WXYZ - 2018-03-21 02:10:44

Burton business owner cries foul over removal of banners

BURTON (WJRT) (03/20/18) - Mark Purztcki-Sova is the proud owner of Joan's Attic. The business has been a staple in Burton for three years. One of things that makes the small business stand out, a banner that is usually out front. That banner that now sits on the floor after the city of Burton flag

ABC12.COM - 2018-03-21 01:35:00

Man found shot to death inside burned house in Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. - City officials said a 24-year-old man was found shot to death inside a house that burned Sunday night in Highland Park. The fire at 238 Richton Street was reported about 9 p.m. Sunday, city spokesperson Marli Blackman said. Officials went to investigate the cause of the fire

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2018-03-21 12:28:58

Liquidation sale at Toys R Us in Flint Township begins Friday

FLINT TOWNSHIP (WJRT) (3/21/2018) - The end is near for Toys R Us stores in Mid-Michigan. Employees at the Flint Township location confirmed on Wednesday that a liquidation sale at the store will begin there on Friday. The sale is expected to last about two or three months. All employees at the stor

ABC12.COM - 2018-03-21 19:00:00

Man admits having sex with teen girl

CORUNNA - A 25-year-old Durand man faces 15 years in prison after admitting to having sex with a girl he described as his girlfriend, despite her being just 14 at the time of the offenses. Lee Scott Shoemaker appeared before 35th Circuit Court Judge Matthew Stewart Tuesday morning and pleaded guilty

ARGUS PRESS - 2018-03-21 18:10:00

Flint woman shot inside her bedroom in critical condition

FLINT (WJRT) - (3/19/18) - Homeowners said one of three bullets cracked the front window of their home on Flint's Woodrow Avenue, just off of Branch Road, early Monday morning. We are not revealing their identities because the shooter has not been caught. Flint Police said the shot that went thro


Woman critically wounded in drive-by shooting on Flint's east side

FLINT, MI -- A woman is in critical condition after a drive-by shooting Monday on the city's east side. Police responded at 4:58 a.m. on March 19 to the 3100 block of Woodrow Avenue on a call for shot fired into an occupied home, according to the Michigan State Police. When police arrived on the sce


Lone surviving shootout suspect found competent to stand trial

The only surviving suspect in a Sanilac County shootout has been found competent to stand trial. Preston Jack, 30, of Flint is scheduled to return to court for a probable cause conference Tuesday, followed by a preliminary examination March 28. He is charged with two counts of assault with intent


Racist Graffiti Found in a Residence Hall at Kettering University in Flint, Michigan

On two occasions, racist graffiti was founded written on the wall in a bathroom at a residence hall at Kettering University in Flint, Michigan. The graffiti targeted African American students. Robert McMahan, who returned early from a trip to Asia due to the incident, stated that the acts of graffit


Victim in fatal motorcycle crash 'felt close to God' when riding

The 23-year-old South Lyon man who died Sunday afternoon in a motorcycle crash in Green Oak Township has been identified by police as Alexander Edward Cessna. Another motorcyclist involved in the crash, who police identified as a 23-year-old man from Taylor but did not name, suffered critical injuri


Vacant amusment park could reopen in Flint Township

FLINT TWP. (WJRT)- (03/19/18)- It has sat vacant for more than a decade, but an old Mid Michigan water park and entertainment venue may once again, become a go to place for families. "Oh, this was the hottest thing around, when this park first opened," said Flint Township Head of Building Developme