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Gregg Golden, Macomb County Coaches Hall of Fame inductee

Coaches hold a special place in the hearts of their athletes. A little over a year ago, Regina track and cross country coach Gregg Golden found out first-hand just how special he was.


Prostitution sting leads to arrest of man wanted for murder in Macomb County

WARREN, Mich. (WXYZ) — A Warren prostitution sting has led to the arrest of a fugitive wanted for murder. Glenn Hogan was wanted for a December 2018 murder in Atlanta. He was also sought for a parole violation in an armed robbery and cocaine possession case.


Michigan boy calls 911 asking for McDonald's, police respond

WYOMING, Mich. (WXYZ) — A 5-year-old Michigan boy had a craving for fast food early Sunday morning and with his grandmother sleeping, he needed help. Possibly not yet savvy to place an online order on Grubhub or UberEats, Iziah Hall grabbed a phone and dialed three digits.


Macomb County judge chastises convicted murderer complaining about his attorney

A Macomb County judge on Wednesday rebuked a Warren man who complained about his legal representation at a trial where he was convicted of murder for a traffic death. Circuit Court Judge James Maceroni sentenced Tony Walker, 47, to life in prison without parole after he was convicted of felony murde


Rain in metro Detroit causes crashes, postpones Tigers game

Heavy rain caused problems for motorists in and around Macomb County on Saturday. A portion of Gratiot Avenue south of Hall Road in Clinton Township was temporarily closed in both directions after a motorist crashed into a utility pole, causing power lines to fall near the ground.


14-year-old girl drowns in pool at Boyne Mountain Resort in Michigan

BOYNE FALLS, Mich. (AP) — Officials at a northern Michigan resort say a 14-year-old girl has drowned in a pool inside the property. Boyne Mountain Resort officials said in a release Friday the teen was found unresponsive Thursday evening in three feet of water in the resort's Clock Tower Lodge pool.


State court rejects appeals in four Macomb County cases

The state Court of Appeals last week affirmed the convictions and sentences of defendants in four Macomb County cases -- one murder, one attempted murder and two sexual assaults.


Michigan DNR Ticket 3 West MI Men For Poaching Walleye

Three West Michigan men were ticketed and could lose their fishing licenses for catching way more than the daily limit of Walleyes from the Detroit River. Michigan DNR officers were alerted of the three men after someone saw them fishing and catching over the 5 per person, per day, limit according t


Jewelry store thieves in prison

 The three suspects who were charged with unarmed robbery of a Fenton jewelry store May 23, 2018 are in prison.  Chanell Flemming, 30, of Detroit, accepted a plea deal in Genesee County Circuit Court and was sentenced April 12. She will serve up to two years for her part in a smash-and-grab robbery


'White, milky substance' found flowing in Macomb County drain

Sometimes you have to wonder why Candice Miller left Congress, even latter-day Congress, to run for Macomb County publc works commissioner, where she has to preside over a series of appalling environmental insults -- sinkholes from collapsing sewers, "fatbergs" in those same vile passageways, and no


Northern Lights Glass celebrates Michigan's first legal 420 day

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - It's the first 420 since voters said yes to Proposal 1 last year. To celebrate, Northern Lights Glass on Third Street hosted a fun, adults-only party all day.


Michigan village seeks to sell land to medical pot industry

A northern Michigan village wants to sell a portion of its taxpayer-owned land for the development of medical marijuana facilities. The Traverse City Record-Eagle reports that Kalkaska leaders voted this month to list nearly 10 acres for sale. The land is located within the industrial district, whic


Man shot multiple times in Detroit after making 'disparaging' remarks about gunman's friend

DETROIT - Detroit police are searching for a gunman who shot a man multiple times Saturday. The shooting happened around 12:59 a.m. in the 18000 block of Fenelon Street, police said.


Clinton-Macomb library will break ground on new North Branch

The Clinton-Macomb Public Library is ready to begin a new chapter on May 4 when a groundbreaking ceremony will be held for the new Macomb Township North Branch location. The event commemorating construction of the new library will be held at 11 a.m., 54100 Broughton Road in Macomb Township. The prop


Officials work to remove concrete washout from Sterling Heights creek before water reaches homes

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - Officials said a milky, white substance found in a Sterling Heights drain has been identified as concrete washout that was likely improperly pumped by a company.


DeltaPlex announces West Michigan Cannabis Expo to be held in October

The West Michigan Cannabis Expo will be held at the DeltaPlex, located at 2500 Turner Ave NW, starting Oct. 5 at 10 a.m. A statement announcing the event described is as a "blend of business and consumer expo that is perfect for cannabis professionals of all categories in the newly emerging Michigan


Judge reduces man's sentence in 2017 fatal shooting

HUNTINGTON - A Cabell County judge on Friday reduced the sentence of a Michigan man who previously pleaded guilty to fatally shooting one man and wounding another in 2017. Kelly Lee "Shanks" Powell Jr., 24, of Pontiac, Michigan, went before Cabell Circuit Judge Christopher D. Chiles for a sentence r


Utica changed that day 15 years ago

Utica Fire Chief Ben Brown was a novice 16-year-old cadet firefighter on the small-town volunteer force when a tornado ripped through the heart of his hometown April 20, 2004. "The images of the initial chaos that quickly became an organized response once professionals arrived on the scene is what I


Michigan State Police reminds residents to drive safely on wet roadways

DETROIT - The game between the Chicago White Sox and the Detroit Tigers wasn't the only thing affected by the rain Saturday. Police reported dozens of collisions in Metro Detroit in which they believed the rain was a factor.


3 More Face Charges in Benton Harbor Hampton Inn Murder of 14 yr old Boy

BENTON HARBOR, MI – Three more people now have charges brought against them in the murder of 14-year-old Troy “TJ” Wells Jr., who was gunned down at the Hampton Inn, located at 12427 Felch Street, in Holland Township, on Saturday February 16th, 2019.