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Midland County Sheriff Sentenced In Drunk Driving Case
Midland County Sheriff Scott Stephenson was sentenced Thursday in a drunk driving case in Kalkaska County. He agreed to plead guilty to a reduced charge of impaired driving. Stephenson will serve a year’s probation and pay 600 dollars in fines. He’ll attend an alcohol education course and submit to
Midland movie theater closing for $1 million facelift, adding beer and wine
MIDLAND, MI — Midland NCG Cinemas is closing for two months to undergo a $1 million renovation. The movie theater, 6540 Cinema Drive, will close on Monday, Jan. 7 and reopen Friday, March 1, according to officials with NCG Cinemas.
BREAKING: Midland Co. sheriff pleads guilty to operating while impaired
Midland County Sheriff Scott Stephenson pled guilty on Thursday, Dec. 13 to operating while impaired. The charge stems from an incident up north in November. The court accepted his plea, Stephenson said, adding he paid the standard fines and costs.
Advisories expanded due to freezing rain potential
Advisories have been expanded to include Midland, Bay, Saginaw, Tuscola, and Huron counties due to the threat of freezing rain. Isabella and Clare counties also remain in a Winter Weather Advisory this morning.
Vaccine numbers up in Midland
The CDC reports a steady number of people getting vaccinated in the U.S., but a local community has seen an increase in vaccination numbers. Even though there has been controversy over vaccines, numbers here in Midland at the Midland County Health Department have seen an increase.
Saginaw towing company offers salvaged Christmas trees for a song
SAGINAW, Mich. - A Saginaw County towing company is hoping to make the holidays a bit merrier thanks to an unexpected delivery of Christmas trees. A semi-truck hauling Christmas trees to Virginia crashed during a snowstorm on US-10 in Midland County.
VIDEO: Fight breaks out in layaway line at Michigan Walmart
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - Police released video of a chaotic brawl that broke out in the layaway line at a Walmart in Southeast Michigan Monday night. The incident happened at the Walmart in Sterling Heights, Michigan on Van Dyke Avenue.
Midland K9 getting new protective vest thanks to a donation
MIDLAND (WJRT) - (12/12/18) - A charitable donation will help protect a mid-Michigan K9 from bullets and other violent threats!. K9 Tza'Yid appeared on social media with his handler Wednesday to make the announcement.
Woman abducted, assaulted at St. Charles gas station, suspect arrested
SAGINAW COUNTY, Mich. -- A woman from the St. Charles area was abducted around 6:45 a.m. after pumping gas at a Marathon gas station before she went to work Thursday morning. The woman went in the store to make a purchase after pumping gas and when she came back a 44-year-old man was in the back of
A toxicologist warns of a lame-duck legislative effort to change toxic cleanup criteria in Michigan
Scientists and public health advocates are voicing concern over a bill currently making its way through Michigan’s lame-duck Legislature. They say that SB 1244, sponsored by state Senator Jim Stamas (R-Midland), could prevent the state from using the most up-to-date science when determining what lev
13 Things to Know About The World’s Oldest Santa School
For those aspiring to portray the character of Santa Claus this season, there are dozens of places where they can study the craft. But one workshop tops each Santa's wishlist: The Charles W. Howard Santa School in Midland, Michigan. Here's a look inside one of the world's most selective—and oldest-o
BREAKING: Man sneaks into vehicle, abducts & assaults woman
A man is in custody after officials said he snuck into a woman’s vehicle after she stopped at a gas station, forced her to drive away, and then assaulted her. The Saginaw County Sheriff’s Office said the 26-year-old woman stopped at the Marathon gas station in St. Charles early Thursday morning.
Bay County man arraigned on multiple felony counts in connection to Auburn homicide
BAY COUNTY, Mich. -- Sixty-three-year-old Dennis Rich is facing multiple felonies in connection to a homicide in Auburn. It happened on Friday, December 7 just before 8 p.m. at a residence near the area of S. 9-Mile Road and US-10.
MI Detroit/Pontiac MI Zone Forecast
Midland- Including the city of Midland. .EARLY THIS MORNING...Mostly cloudy. Northwest winds up to 5 mph. .TODAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s. Southwest winds up. to 5 mph shifting to the south in the afternoon.
Mom, 20, gets prison time for killing father of her 2 sons in Saginaw parking lot
SAGINAW, MI – A Saginaw woman will spend her 21st birthday, and many more, in prison for killing her children’s father in the parking lot of a Saginaw strip mall. In a packed courtroom heavy with emotion, Saginaw County Circuit Judge Andre R. Borrello on Wednesday, Dec. 12, sentenced 20-year-old Mic
Neighbors stunned after woman is murder, ex-husband charged
A Bay County woman was found shot to death in her home last week. Her ex-husband is accused of pulling the trigger.
Man gets 1 day in jail for selling marijuana but 2 years for carrying firearm
BAY CITY, MI – Throughout the late summer and early fall of 2017, Theodore J. “Ted” Visner repeatedly sold marijuana to undercover police. While the drug he sold is now legal to use in Michigan, Visner has netted a prison term for wearing a gun on his hip during his dealings with police.
Midland man has loaded handgun in car
At 3 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 4, a Fenton police officer conducting routine radar detection, clocked a vehicle speeding on southbound U.S. 23. A traffic stop was initiated. The officer asked the driver, a 29-year-old Midland man, if he had any weapons. The driver admitted to having a loaded 9mm handgun
Midland Salvation Army struggling to hit their goal
The bells are ringing and the red kettles are all over Mid-Michigan but one local community is struggling to hit their goal in this year’s Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign.
Mutilated body found in Michigan man's home identified as missing woman
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (WXMI) -- Grand Rapids Police say that a woman's body found mutilated earlier this week is the body of a missing Kalamazoo woman. Police notified the family of Ashley Young on Friday before releasing the details via Twitter.