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Man faces up to life in prison after armed robbery at Flint Township gas station
FLINT TWP., MI – A jury convicted a man in a 2017 armed robbery at a Flint Township gas station. Keith B. Jones, 36, of Flint, was convicted by a jury on Friday, Dec. 14 for robbing the Sunoco gas station in the 3200 block of Miller Road, according to a statement from Genesee County Prosecutor David
Flint icon and martial arts master, Jacky King, remembered for strong spirit
FLINT, MI-- Dora King overcame several obstacles alongside her husband, Jacky King, from having guns pulled on them to sleeping on mats at their karate schools. But her greatest challenge was saying goodbye to Jacky, her oldest friend, she said.
Former church to house Flint grocery co-op store
FLINT, MI – The idea of a north side grocery store co-op has moved one step forward with the purchase of a former Flint church building. The North Flint Reinvestment Corporation, a parent organization of the North Flint Food Market, has purchased the former Abundant Life Community Church building wi
Higher water rates called not ‘politically or financially possible’ in new state deal with Flint
FLINT, MI -- A new voluntary agreement between the city and the state Department of Environmental Quality is counting on improved collection rates and more accurate meter readings -- not higher rates -- to fund the Flint water system for the next several years.
Consumers Energy warns of fake workers trying to enter homes
Consumers Energy is warning customers that impostors claiming to be workers have aggressively tried to enter homes by threatening to shut off utility service. Only two reported incidents have occurred in the Flint and Lansing areas in the past few weeks, but the Jackson-based utility says it's alert
Man who rebuffed plea deal sentenced 50-100 years in prison for sexual assault
FLINT, MI – A Mt. Morris man will spend at least 50 years in prison after he was sentenced Monday following a jury conviction on sexual assault charges. Ronald J. Hinman, 30, was sentenced 50 to 100 years on Dec. 17 by Genesee Circuit Judge Richard B. Yuille.
Joint venture in Flint has some big names backing the city
Tyler Rossmaessler is with the Flint/Genesee Chamber of Commerce and said a recent visit by Congressional delegates will make a difference to the city. "They found a community that was vibrant and full of ideas.”
Vibrant sky, golden light at sunset in Flint
FLINT, MI — For more than an hour as the sun set, golden light blanketed Flint and Genesee County on Monday, Dec. 17. Clouds took on an array of colors as the sky lit up vibrantly throughout the evening. Take a look through these 25 photos to see it first hand from around downtown and other area of
Suspect facing multiple charges in Burton bar shooting
BURTON, MI – A Flint man is facing several felony charges in connection to a shooting in the parking lot of a popular Burton bar that left one person hospitalized. Nicholas Derek Cooper, 26, was arraigned Dec. 12 in Genesee District Court on assault with intent to murder, carrying a concealed weapon
5 New Flint Area Homes For Sale
FLINT, MI — When you're in the market for a new home, hunting down every new listing in the area can be a wearisome endeavor. That's why we here at Patch have stepped in and done the prepwork for you.
Flint & Shiawassee Salvation Army down $35K in donations over 2017
FLINT, Mich. - 'Tis the season for giving and receiving. And with just a week before Christmas, one charitable organization is asking for help in their ongoing mission to do both.
Flint man convicted in May 2017 gas station robbery
A jury has convicted a Flint man of armed robbery in an incident from 2017. Witness testimony had Keith Bernard Jones, 36, entering the Sunoco Gas station on Miller Road and demanding money from the clerk, and threatening to shoot her.
Flint mayor, residents outraged over chief medical executive's new job despite role in water crisis
FLINT, Mich. - Dr. Eden Wells will soon be on trial for involuntary manslaughter for her alleged role in the Flint water crisis. As the clock ticks down, Wells has just received a new job with the state, and taxpayers are footing the bill for her $180,000 salary.
Michigan Lottery: Winning Lotto 47 ticket worth $3.73M unclaimed
LANSING, Mich. - Christmas came a little early for a lucky Michigan Lottery player who won a $3.73 million Lotto 47 jackpot. The winning ticket matched all six Lotto 47 numbers drawn Saturday: 01-02-07-08-11-26. The winning ticket was bought at the Sunoco gas station, located at 763 South Michigan A
Hundreds of grads receive degrees at UM-Flint commencement ceremony
FLINT, MI – A festive mood filled the Dort Federal Event Center Sunday afternoon in Flint. Family and friends snapped photos, took video, cheered, blew air horns, and clapped as more than 300 University of Michigan-Flint students received their degrees.
Dangerous morning on area expressways
It has been a hazardous Monday morning for some Mid Michigan drivers. Genesee County Central Dispatch reported 6 crashes on Flint area expressways between 4:30 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. this morning.
Last Michigan Old Country Buffet closed Monday
Last month the Burton restaurant closed, and Monday the state’s last remaining Old Country Buffet was shut down. “The Saginaw Old Country Buffet closed today due to changing market conditions,” stated management from the Texas based company. “It was a difficult decision and in no way reflects the ha
Volunteers pass out food items to families in need in Flint
Holiday hope was in Flint as the Magic Johnson Foundation teamed up with the organization Sodexo by stuffing boxes to the brim with pounds of food for the holiday season. This is the 3rd year for the event put on by basketball superstar and Lansing native Earvin Magic Johnson.
Donald Trump Has Never Actually Put America First
On Friday, we recognized the sixth anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that left 26 students and staff dead. There have been 1,920 mass shootings since then, and the United States still has the most gun deaths of any country in the developed world, as well as the weakest gun law
Shopping spree held for local kids courtesy of golf club
Christmas came early in Saginaw Township for more than 50 Mid-Michigan kids. Saturday Travelers Golf Club treated kids from Saginaw to Flint to a Christmas shopping spree. The golfers met with the kids at the Walmart on State Street and as one member says this is an easy and fun way to support the c