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Police: children burned in Lapeer by chemical compound used to make drugs
LAPEER, Mich. – The Lapeer Police Department has positively identified a substance found in a playground that caused burns on two children.The incident happened August 2 inLapeer’s Cramton Park.A 1-and-a-half-year-old boy and a 14-year-old girl were burned by what Lapeer Police are calling an unknow
One person dead after hit by train in Burton
"We arrived on location and discovered there was, in fact, a pedestrian that was struck by the train and it was a fatal injury," said Burton police Lt. Mike Odette.
Chemical that burned two kids on Lapeer slide identified
According to police, the chemical was identified as Sodium Hydroxide, which is available for retail and is a strong basic compound used in a variety of household cleaning products.
Four Girls Escaped An Alleged Kidnapping Attempt By Fighting Back And Throwing Coffee And Slurpees
The girls, aged 11 to 14, were leaving a Speedway in Millington, Michigan, when they noticed they were being followed by a man, police chief Jason Oliver told BuzzFeed News.
Ice Mountain will supply bottled water to Flint through 2018, city says
City officials, including Mayor Karen Weaver, announced the agreement in a news release Wednesday, Aug. 15.
HAVE YOU SEEN THIS MAN? Police searching for man who relieved himself in public
FLINT, Mich. (WILX) --Police in Flint are looking for the man who was caught on camera breaking into an auto shop and then relieving himself.Footage from a surveillance camera shows the suspect breaking into a car shop last week.The suspect is in plain view of the camera when he drops his pants and
Man tries to grab girl. Her sister hurls coffee at him to escape
Four girls, aged 11 to 14, bought drinks on Friday night from a gas station in Millington, Michigan and they noticed a man following them, according toWJRT. They fled to a well-lit store across the street and, then, fought to save one of the girls in the group.
Taco Bell coming to Irish and Lapeer roads intersection
The Davison Township Planning Commission recently heard from Township Building and Zoning Administrator Charm Healy during an administrative review Aug. 8 about a proposed 8,850 square foot retail center with a Taco Bell restaurant at the intersection, located just east of Williams Gunsight.
More than a festival, Lapeer Days is a community reunion
Lapeer Days is a gigantic block party that spans nearly the length of Nepessing Street through the heart of downtown Lapeer. And from the end to end, and everywhere in between, there will be non-stop entertainment, delicious food, and musical performances by local and national acts.
Group of girls use hot coffee to fight off would-be abductor in Michigan
MILLINGTON, MI - A group of girls used everything at their disposal to fend off a would-be abductor Friday night outside a Millington gas station.The group of girls - ranging from sixth-grade to eighth-grade students - had just left the Speedway gas station in the 8400 block of State Road (M-15) aro
Fake cops won't serve jail time in plea deal with Genesee prosecutor
FLINT, MI - Five people who held teens at gunpoint, put others in handcuffs and pretended to be police officers won't go to jail as part of plea deals approved by Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton.
Genesee Township man killed while walking along Center Road
Genesee Township police responded at about 9:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 13, to the 3200 block of North Center Road for reports of a fatal crash involving a pedestrian, according to a statement from the police department.
21 best hospitals in Michigan, according to U.S. News rankings
Where can you find the best hospitals in Michigan?U.S. News and World Report released theirannual rankings of the best hospitalsin America and in every state for 2018-2019.Related:20 best school districts in Michigan, according to NicheOut of the 165 hospitals in Michigan, 21 met the report standard
Police: Michigan girls throw hot coffee on man to thwart abduction
The girls, who range in age from 11 to 14, were leaving a convenience store in Millington on Monday night when they told police a man grabbed the youngest around the head and said she was coming with him.
Person of interest in custody after stabbing on Flint's south side
Flint police were called at approximately 9:50 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 13 to the area of Fenton Road and West 12th Street for reports of a stabbing, according to a statement.
Winning lottery ticket worth $894,666 sold in Grand Blanc
FLINT, Mich. --Check your pockets and wallet—you might be walking around with a winning lottery ticket!One lucky player bought a Fantasy 5 ticket from Tony’s Kwik Mart located at 5124 E. Hill Road in Grand Blanc.The winning numbers were 04-06-14-16-17.If it’s you, call the Michigan Lottery Public Re
I-696 construction: Eastbound traffic will shift to new westbound pavement next week
Initially, crews will reduce eastbound I-696 traffic to one lane from M-1 (Woodward Avenue) to Dequindre Road to perform preparation work for shifting traffic across the median to the newly rebuilt westbound lanes. This work includes paint striping, moving barrier walls, and ramp closures. The work
1 in custody following critical stabbing in Flint
FLINT, Mich. --Flint Police say that one person is in custody following a stabbing in Flint.It happened just before 10 p.m. near 12th Street and Fenton Road.A 45-year-old man was stabbed, and was originally in critical condition but was later upgraded to stable condition.Anyone else with additional
Wayne County Sheriff's sergeant hit and killed while jogging
The sergeant, identified as Lee Smith, was off-duty and running near Inkster Rd. when he was struck by a vehicle that then drove off. Police are looking for the driver of the vehicle. It's described as a black Buick Enclave with chrome trim and door handles. It's suspected to have heavy front-end da
Motorcyclist in critical condition, passenger injured in weekend crash
FLINT, MI - A motorcyclist and his passenger were injured in a crash when a car pulled in front of them on Sunday, Aug. 12., on North Dort Highway.